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Frederick County Bank Names Bill Talley President & CEO

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President & CEO Marty Lapera Retiring November 27, 2018 09:17 AM Eastern Standard Time FREDERICK, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Frederick County Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTCPink Marketplace: FCBI), the parent company for Frederick County Bank (“FCB”), announces that it has elevated longtime Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer Bill Talley to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer. Talley replaces Marty Lapera who will retire effective March 31, 2019 to spend more time with family, traveling, and being an even bigger advocate for the Frederick community. Talley, 63, was born and raised in Frederick. He became Frederick County Bank’s…

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20-50-100 Years Ago — Oct. 31

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By Susan Guynn 100 Years Ago Oct. 31, 1918 Schools of Frederick county closed October 9, because of the Spanish influenza outbreak, will not be opened on Monday of next week but the following Monday, November 11. This announcement was made yesterday by Superintendent G. Lloyd Palmer after a conference with the Board of Education. The rabbit hunting season in Frederick county will open on November 10 and not on November 1 as many people have supposed. Inasmuch as the tenth falls on Sunday and it is unlawful to hunt on the Sabbath, the first day of the season will…

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Health fair continues to grow in 11th year

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By CJ Fairfield With more than 70 health service providers participating in the Frederick Community Health Fair, the crowds continue to grow. The 11th annual health fair was held Saturday at the Frederick Fairgrounds and was organized by the Asian American Center of Frederick [AACF]. In partnership with Frederick Memorial Hospital, individuals get free services and screenings that range from bone density, blood pressure and glucose screenings as well as oral health education, fitness challenges, mental health evaluations and more. A new service this year was prevention and education about opioid addiction Each year, the fair has more than 300…

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20-50-100 Years Ago

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by Susan Guynn 100 Years Ago Oct. 18, 1918 Forest fires on the Blue Ridge Mountains are responsible, so the Maryland Weather Man says, for the warmth hereabouts. The smoke from these fires, gradually drifting eastward, has permeated the lower air strata and kept the level customary at this season. It is responsible also for that odor of burning wood which so many people have noticed. War trophies, including a heavy howitzer and several smaller field pieces captured from the Germans on the battlefront in France, were exhibited before a large crowd in cars at the Baltimore and Ohio freight…

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Fiberfest returns, but at new location

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April Rongero, right, and Joanna Ng, of Arlington, Virginia, browse through the skeins of yarn Saturday during Fiber Fest, held at the Frederick Fairgrounds. By CJ Fairfield For the first time at the Frederick Fairgrounds, Fiber Fest returned with hand-dyed yarns, handbags, scarves and more. The Frederick News-Post sponsored event brought out nearly 60 vendors and almost 1,000 people, according to Dawn Dayhoff, classified sales representative for the News-Post. In previous years, the event was held at the paper’s building, but Dayhoff said as the event grew, it needed a larger space. The idea behind the event came when the…

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Catoctin’s Fields takes on all duties

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Do-it-all-junior contributes in every phase for 6-0 Cougars By Greg Swatek THURMONT — His voice echoing off the walls of an empty hallway at Catoctin High School, Travis Fields spent close to 10 minutes answering questions about himself and his unbeaten football team. Fields, a junior do-it-all player for the Cougars, was matter-of-fact throughout the session. Swaying slightly from side to side, arms tucked behind his back, he calmly and personably handled every query. His body language or tone of voice never gave away that, at 6-0, the Cougars are off to their best start in nearly a decade or…

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20-50-100 Years Ago — Oct. 12

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By Susan Guynn 100 Years Ago Oct. 12, 1918 At a joint meeting of the Washington county board of health and the directors of the Hagerstown fair yesterday afternoon it was decided to call off the annual Hagerstown fair, which was to have been held next week. This move was deemed advisable on account of the epidemic of flu which is being felt in Washington county practically to the same extent as this county. The managers of the Frederick fair will hold a meeting this afternoon at 2 o’clock and it is understood that this same question will be take…

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20-50-100 Years Ago — Oct. 12

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By Susan Guynn 100 Years Ago Oct. 12, 1918 At a joint meeting of the Washington county board of health and the directors of the Hagerstown fair yesterday afternoon it was decided to call off the annual Hagerstown fair, which was to have been held next week. This move was deemed advisable on account of the epidemic of flu which is being felt in Washington county practically to the same extent as this county. The managers of the Frederick fair will hold a meeting this afternoon at 2 o’clock and it is understood that this same question will be take…

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Health fair to be held Oct. 27

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By Heather Mongilio On Saturday, Oct. 27, the Frederick Fairgrounds will be a one-stop shop for all things health with the return of the annual Frederick Community Health Fair, hosted by the Asian American Center of Frederick. Free flu shots, medical screenings and mental health evaluations will be offered as part of the health fair, as well as one-on-one sessions with doctors in gastroenterology, orthopedics, cardiology, neurology, allergy, pulmonary, endocrinology, gynecology, oncology, and ear, nose and throat. The event will run from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Frederick Uncut: Women in the workplace

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By Emma Kerr Over the past few weeks, the nation has turned its attention back to Anita Hill, revisiting her 1991 testimony in which Hill said she was sexually harassed by her then-supervisor and current Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, both at work and outside the office. Young women have unique experiences in the early stages of their careers, with some experiencing sex discrimination and others finding mentors and support through other women and colleagues. Today, two prominent, young Frederick women — Frederick County Assistant State’s Attorney Amanda Leatherman and Karen Crum Nicklas, executive assistant at The Great Frederick Fair…

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