Community Glade Valley 

Summer Solstice 8K Race To Close Streets and Park in Walkersville

The 2022 Summer Solstice 8K Race will be this Saturday, June 18th in Walkersville. The race will begin in front of the Firehall on W. Frederick Street, heading up to take a left on Glade Road, taking a right onto Devilbiss Bridge Road, a loop around the road in Heritage Farm Park, and then reverse course back to the Firehall. The official start time of the race is 7:30 p.m. There will be a 30-minute delay should there be any severe weather. Heritage Farm Park will also be closed at…

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Glade Valley Obituaries 

Charles Albert Nicodemus

Charles Albert (“Charlie”) Nicodemus, life-long resident of Walkersville, MD, passed into Glory on May 28, 2022, with members of his loving family by his side. He was the husband of Kathryn Zimmerman Nicodemus. In addition to his devoted wife of 70 years, he is survived by two children and their spouses, John C. (Ellen) Nicodemus and Kathryn Nicodemus (Gary) Baker, four granddaughters and one grandson, and ten great-grandchildren. Born March 2, 1929, he was a son of the late Robert N., Sr. and Helen K. Nicodemus, and brother of Robert…

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Community Glade Valley Obituaries 

Fundraiser for Nikole Morfessis Funeral and Memorial Fund

The Walkersville Community is joining together to support the family of Niki Morfessis in the wake of her tragic accident last week. Morfessis’ aunt, Ourania Fitzwater, organized a GoFundMe for a funeral and memorial fund. If you would like to contribute, please visit https://gofund.me/64a167a6. On April 22, 2022 Niki’s life was tragically ended due to a fatal accident at the young age of fifteen years old. Niki was a student at Walkersville High School where she had many friends and classmates who are mourning this tragic loss of life. Nikole…

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Community Glade Valley 

Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Walkersville

Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred early this afternoon in Frederick County. Shortly after 12 p.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police Frederick Barrack responded to Woodsboro Pike (Route 194) at W. Frederick Street in Walkersville, Maryland for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. According to a preliminary investigation, the pedestrian, identified as Nikole Cynthia Morfessis, 15, of Walkersville, Maryland, was standing on the edge of the roadway on the northbound side, looking northbound. A tractor-trailer was traveling northbound on Route 194…

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