…And Justice For All

  • Gorilla Round Table Discussion: Blaine Young and Jan Gardner

    Frederick Gorilla is excited to stage a Round Table Discussion between Blaine Young (R) and Jan Gardner (D), candidates for County Executive. Gorilla Strategic Editor and Radio Talk Show Host Pattee Brown will moderate this discussion between the...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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  • Instant Karma: Goodwill and the Keys Step Up to the Plate

    The opportunity to hit a karmic grand slam doesn’t come along every day. But on Friday, Aug. 15, you’ll be able to help out the Frederick community while also getting to enjoy a free evening of baseball,...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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  • A Letter from Jail

    This piece is an online exclusive to August/September 2014’s cover story, “…And Justice for All?”  By G.M. Corrigan The 140,000 square-foot Frederick County Adult Detention Center (ADC) is a secure facility near Buckeystown for offenders whose sentences...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • Boom! That Was My Head Exploding

    By Jennifer Dougherty Photography by Matt Sprague   Our current elected officials are so eager to seem generous they’ve forgotten how to use their critical thinking and debating skills.  WILL WE EVER SEE FORWARD PROGRESS ON HARGETT FARM? The...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • Old Buildings, New Ideas

    By Matt Edens In urban areas like downtown Frederick, old buildings aren’t just relics from the past—they’re breeding grounds for future growth and vitality. “New ideas must use old buildings.” The statement seems self-evident in today’s world,...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • Grave Goodness

    By Gina Gallucci-White Photography by Casey Martin   DOWNTOWN BAKERY DISHES UP ‘CAKES TO DIE FOR’  You’ll see plenty of things while strolling through downtown Frederick. A woman jogging with her dog in tow. Friends and family...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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    …And Justice For All

    By G. M. Corrigan Photos by Seth Freeman Illustrations by Marshall Brancy Is the Maryland Criminal Justice System Our Servant or Our Master? Whether the catchphrase “American Exceptionalism” is a constitutional conceit, a work-in-progress, or the enduring...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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    Running Scared

    By Sherry Greenfield Photos courtesy of Exists Partners LLC   “The Blair Witch Project” Director Eduardo Sanchez Gets His Kicks Out of Terrifying Audiences.  Every creative mind has a unique way of brainstorming, seeking out certain places...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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    Frederick County’s Democrats

    By Katherine Heerbrandt Photos by Casey Martin and Anastasia Tantaros How Do You Like Dem Politics? “All politics is local” is a truism Del. Galen Clagett likes to quote when talking about his 45-plus years as an...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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    Welcome to The Great Frederick Fair

    By Matt Edens Photos by A Personal Touch Photography and Andrew Murdock   I can hear the tractor pull from my house. Anyone from Route 15 to the eastern fringes of Spring Ridge probably can. Methane fueled,...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • 150 Years Later: The Battle that Saved Washington

    By Brendan Raleigh The Battle of Monocacy, known by many historians as “The Battle that Saved Washington,” will celebrate its 150th anniversary next week. On July 9, 1864, in Frederick’s very own backyard, Union Gen. Lew Wallace...

    • Posted July 3, 2014
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  • Frederick Seeks Civility in “Rally for Good Government”

    By Brendan Raleigh Photos Courtesy of Brendan Raleigh The first election for the newly created position of Frederick County Executive is just around the corner, and the citizens of Frederick are making sure that their voices are...

    • Posted June 17, 2014
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  • Farm-to-Fork Frederick brings local food to the table

    By Brendan Raleigh Photos courtesy of Farm-to-Fork Frederick “Where Does Our Food Come From?” This was the question posed by Miriam Nasuti when she first watched the Emmy award-winning documentary, “Food Inc.,” which set out to expose...

    • Posted June 16, 2014
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  • Running for Zack

    By Brendan Raleigh There are few people from Frederick who have had their legacies celebrated worldwide like Zack Warfield. Born in Frederick but raised in Woodsboro, Md., Zack passed away at 35 in July 2011. Every year...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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