Crime 

Narcotics Arrest

On July 30th, 2019, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigation Section with the assistance from its High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) partners, the Frederick Police Drug Enforcement Unit, Maryland State Police, and Brunswick Police, executed a search and seizure warrant in the 200 block of Maple Avenue in Frederick related to a narcotics investigation. The investigation stemmed from complaints of drug activity at the residence. The property was searched and the following was located: Crack/Cocaine: 154 individual baggies (4.6 ounces) Digital Scales U.S. Currency: $2,102.00 The cocaine and…

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Community Glade Valley 

Ausherman Family Trusts Support Forever Frederick County Campaign with $250K Gift

Ausherman Family Trust has shown its support for The Community Foundation of Frederick County’s Forever Frederick County Campaign with a $250,000 gift. The Forever Frederick County Campaign was announced in June 2019 as a major fundraising effort by the Community Foundation. With a goal of $20 million, the endowed funds created will provide grants that will support the greatest needs in Frederick County, now and in the future. Ausherman Family Trust is well known within Frederick County for its support of programs and projects that enhance and help build a…

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Glade Valley Government 

Lieutenant Mark Landahl Retires from the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office after 18 Years of Service

Lieutenant Mark Landahl, Ph.D., CEM® retires July 31st, 2019, after 23 years of combined government service, with the last 18 years as a member of the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office. He served in several capacities with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, including Homeland Security Commander. In that capacity, Lt. Landahl oversaw all hazards agency preparedness, prevention, protection and liaison to allied local, state and federal agencies. Prior to that assignment, he served as Supervisor of the agency’s School Resource Program, Supervisor of the Sheriff’s Office Homeland Security Section, and as…

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Community Education Glade Valley 

Lucey Fund Presents First Scholarship

The first scholarship from The Barry and Kathleen Lucey Fund has been presented to Ashley Abuelhawa. The fund is one of more than 700 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County and was founded by Mr. Lucey for students studying agriculture. Ms. Abuelhawa is a graduate of Linganore High School and will be attending University of Maryland College Park. For the 2019-20 academic year, the Community Foundation has provided more than $1 million for post-secondary and vocational training. To learn more about how the Community Foundation impacts Frederick…

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Community Education Glade Valley 

St. Nicholas Fund Established at Community Foundation

The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces The St. Nicholas Children’s Scholarship Fund. The fund becomes one of more than 700 funds under management. Established by Dr. John George, the fund will provide post-secondary scholarships for graduates of Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS), with preference to minority students and secondary preference to students with financial need. Dr. George, a career educator, was a teacher, administrator, and curriculum specialist with FCPS from 1968 to 2002. He was also an adjunct professor at Hood College for 17 years, and then full-time professor,…

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