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Glade Valley Obituaries 

James F. Alexander

James F. Alexander, 88 of Walkersville, passed away peacefully after a stroke and a long battle with Alzheimer’s on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Genesis/Glade Valley Nursing & Rehab Center. He was the husband of Doris O. (Whitmore) Alexander for 62 years. Fred was born on October 7, 1929 in Middletown, the son of Guy F. Alexander, Sr. and Orpha M. (Shoemaker) Alexander. He formerly worked for C.F. Main and Sons Ice Cream, Chestnut Farms Dairy, Ebert’s Ice Cream Company, and B & C Utility Supply, Inc., from which he…

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Education Glade Valley Government headline 

Board of Ed Selects Walkersville for Rock Creek School

After voting overwhelmingly against building a new Rock Creek School in Walkersville, the Frederick County Board of Education voted in the exact opposite to do just that. A large group of people from the Monocacy Middle School area attended and opposed locating Rock Creek on their school grounds. They announced that they had been involved in discussions with the school system for a year about the project. Most of Walkersville learned of the project yesterday, and others just a few weeks ago. School system staff said they spoke to “the…

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