50’s FLASHBACK: Military Plane Strikes a Jet Near Brunswick

50’s FLASHBACK: Military Plane Strikes a Jet Near Brunswick

On a relatively clear day with just a few scattered clouds on May 20, 1958, at approximately 3pm, local Brunswick area residents witnessed a horrible explosion and spectacle. Confusion reigned. Patricia Moore Snoots remembered on the Facebook Smoketown History page...

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Historical Interpretive Marker / Event

Historical Interpretive Marker / Event

Significance of Thomas Johnson to Maryland and Our Nation Multiple organizations have joined together to provide an interpretive marker for Governor Thomas Johnson, Maryland's first elected governor and who is buried here in Frederick at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The...

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True Love Dental contributes to nonprofit

True Love Dental contributes to nonprofit

Dr. Sung of True Love Dental in Brunswick recently contributed over 300 toothbrushes for the fifth consecutive year to Samaritan's Purse's Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts project. These gifts will be distributed to children in need around the world to...

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CAT TESTS POSITIVE FOR RABIES IN FREDERICK COUNTY

CAT TESTS POSITIVE FOR RABIES IN FREDERICK COUNTY

FREDERICK, MD -- On Friday, September 3, 2021, Frederick County Animal Control (FCAC) collected a cat from the Brunswick Family Campground in Brunswick, Maryland, after reports of multiple people getting bitten or scratched.  The cat was in quarantine at FCAC until...

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Two FCSO Deputies Injured in Overnight Traffic Incident

Two FCSO Deputies Injured in Overnight Traffic Incident

Striking Vehicle Failed to Move Over to Adjacent Lane FREDERICK, Md. (Sept. 1, 2021) – At approximately 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 31, two Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) deputies were injured during a routine traffic stop in the area of Route 340 and Catholic...

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Six-year-old Middletown Twins Missing

Six-year-old Middletown Twins Missing

UPDATE: THE TWINS HAVE BEEN FOUND AND ARE SAFE FREDERICK, Md. (Aug. 30, 2021) – The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) needs your help in finding missing 6-year-old twins, Christopher and Kayleigh Sullivan-Odulami of Middletown, Maryland. Both were last seen on...

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Pleasant Valley Ruritan presents three scholarship winners

Pleasant Valley Ruritan presents three scholarship winners

On Monday, July 27, the Pleasant Valley Ruritan presented three scholarship winners with their awards.   Photo: from left to right: Terry Smallwood, Hannah Smith - attending Elizabethtown College, with a dual major in Criminal Justice and Japanese, Emily Burke -...

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Edith Goff Obituary

Edith Goff Obituary

The Valley was saddened by the sudden passing of Valley Road resident, Edie Goff. Although a private woman, she was friendly and open to her neighbors, family, and close friends and was always offering a helping hand when needed. She will be missed.

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State Highway Update

State Highway Update

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will begin improving the driving surface of the MD 17 (Burkittsville Road) bridge that connects Maryland and Virginia on Sunday, August 1.   Starting at 8 p.m., crews will repair...

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