All posts by Frederick Gorilla

  • It’s Game On with Gorilla!

    Frederick Gorilla partners with FISC to deliver messaging to the masses! We’re staking another claim to Frederick’s urban jungle — and getting toned in the process, too. Frederick Gorilla and the Frederick Indoor Sports Center (FISC) recently announced...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • “HeART” of Heartly House Event on May 8th

    By Allison Grant Heartly House invites the public to its annual Affair of the Heart event, cleverly named “The HeART of Heartly House.” This year, Heartly House has reached out to artists to create one-of-a-kind pieces that...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Ft. Detrick Holds Public Safety Expo

    How safe (or not) are Fort Detrick’s high-containment labs?  What happens if something goes wrong? How do researchers keep it safe? If you want to know, come to the Public Health and Safety EXPO and open house...

    • Posted April 10, 2014
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  • An 83 Year-Old Honey Badger Named Walter

    By Pattee Brown and G.M. Corrigan Photos by Matt Sprague     Pound-for-pound Africa’s most fearless animal, according to Guinness, the honey badger is the “800-pound gorilla” of the tenacious, small carnivore set—a trait that, further up the...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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  • Speak Softly and Carry a Big Script

    By Jennifer Dougherty Photos by Matt Sprague Say nothing. If you say anything, say it softly. If you say it softly, don’t add anything else. Stick to the script. The voters of Frederick County are in for...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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  • Rants & Raves

    SKITTLES, ANYONE? No, not the candy – the GAME! After 10-year hiatus, this local tournament pits charity against charity in an NCAA-style bracketed competition. Participation requires a $50 charitable donation that has the potential to bring thousands...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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  • Our Greatest Needs

    Each year, The Community Foundation of Frederick County gives hundreds of thousands of dollars to strengthen and support our local community. Community Foundation grantmakers, who surely enjoy the warm fuzzy feeling they get when distributing funds,...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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  • Habitat…For Humanity

    By Matt Edens “We are never going to save the rural places or the agricultural places or the wild and scenic places (or the wild species that dwell there) unless we identify the human habitat and then...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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  • Increasing the Minimum Wage: Boon

    By Karen Young Photos by Matt Sprague Economists and proponents of increasing the minimum wage agree that this action will decrease poverty. Raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would reduce the number of people...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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  • Increasing the Minimum Wage: Doom

    By Kelly Schultz    Photos by Matt Sprague  I am opposed to the Governor’s proposal to  raise Maryland’s minimum wage to $10.10 per hour and have been fairly outspoken about my opposition mainly because of one very...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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