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Grow Local – Buy Local

Posted by on Jul 25th, 2014 in Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Grow Local – Buy Local

Carroll County Farmers Markets offer a wide variety of locally grown vegetables, fruits, baked goods and more, and they’re a convenient way to buy super fresh, great tasting and nutritious food for you and your family. Visiting your local farmers market is a great way to insure that you’re getting the best of the season and buying locally helps to support Carroll County farm families and is a great way to support your community. Best of all, no matter where you live, there’s sure to be a market near you.

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Pet of the Week | Sebastian

Posted by on Jul 24th, 2014 in Best Pals, Blog | 0 comments

Pet of the Week | Sebastian

Sebastian is a 1 year old, neutered male cat with beautiful green eyes. This affectionate guy has been at the shelter for over two months. Sebastian is on a sensitive diet and will need two litter pans. Come give Sebastian the loving home he has been waiting for.

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Top 5 things to do this Weekend!: July 25 – 27

Posted by on Jul 18th, 2014 in Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Top 5 things to do this Weekend!: July 25 – 27

Looking for something fun to do this weekend?  The CMC has got you covered. The Carroll County 4-H and FFA Fair will be starting this Saturday! Also check out carnivals, another concert and grab some more fresh produce at your local Farmers’ Market!     1. Carroll County 4-H and FFA Fair Carroll County Agriculture Center July 26 and 27, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm 706 Agricultural Center Drive Westminster, MD 21157 July 26-August 1, 2014.  The Fair is a non-profit agricultural event that offers a showcase for the youth of...

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Taneytown Business Breakfast | July

Posted by on Jul 17th, 2014 in Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Taneytown Business Breakfast | July

At the Taneytown Business Breakfast, speakers informed the attendants of community events and news, and the attendants of the meeting each spoke about their business or organization. Many of the businesses and organizations represented at the Taneytown Business Breakfast have strong community ties, and offer a wide variety of services for our local area. This seminar featured Linda Auerback and Carol Mullen, representatives from the Carroll County Health Department, to speak about substance abuse prevention services.

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Pet of the Week: Domino

Posted by on Jul 17th, 2014 in Best Pals, Blog, Video | 0 comments

Pet of the Week: Domino

Domino is a 1 year old, male Shih A Poo. He is very shy and timid, but very sweet once he gets to know you and he’ll always want to be close. He will need some socialization and leash training. He would like a home without small children. Come to the Humane Society of Carroll County and see Domino! Maybe he is the right dog for you. Also watch for an announcement about animals in hot...

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Box Lunch Talk — City of Westminster: 250 Years

Posted by on Jul 15th, 2014 in Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Box Lunch Talk — City of Westminster: 250 Years

In 1764 William Winchester developed a plan to sell 45 lots along “King Street” on a 16-acre portion of the northern end of “White’s level” on the main road to Baltimore Town. The “piece of ground” was to be called “Westminster.” Come celebrate the 250th anniversary of Westminster with former Mayor and local Baltimore Sun history writer Kevin Dayhoff as he traces the storied history of Westminster, the Carroll County seat of government.

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Gerry Wiseman Memorial Photography Contest

Posted by on Jul 14th, 2014 in Blog, Slider, Vollies | 0 comments

Gerry Wiseman Memorial Photography Contest

Gerry Wiseman, an active member at the Community Media Center since 2005, passed away on April 30, 2014. Gerry was a talented photographer and enjoyed capturing beautiful images of Carroll County and enhancing them to create uniquely vibrant photographs. In his memory, the Community Media Center has created the Gerry Wiseman Memorial Photography Contest. This contest is designed to not only showcase the talents of local photographers, but also to encourage us all to see Carroll County in unique and creative ways.     Photo Contest Rules...

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CMC Question of the Day: Day 1

Posted by on Jul 14th, 2014 in Blog, Slider | 0 comments

CMC Question of the Day: Day 1

Check out this amazing video short created by one of our very own interns, Tim Petrie! Interested in becoming a member of Community Media Center? Did you ever consider having your own TV show? Check out this short video and give us a call at 410-386-4415

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Silver Oak Academy Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Posted by on Jul 10th, 2014 in Blog, Video | 0 comments

Silver Oak Academy Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Silver Oak Academy had it ribbon cutting ceremony for Calvert Hall on July 2, 2014. Calvert Hall was built for students to live on campus and continue their education. Program director, Kevin McLeod said that, “the hall is a place for the students to transition back to their regular environment to be self-sufficient.”  Silver Oak students are very excited for this new opportunity to become productive citizens in society.

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CMC Coverage of the 4-H Fair, Schedule and Junior Producers

Posted by on Jul 10th, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

CMC Coverage of the 4-H Fair, Schedule and Junior Producers

July 26th – August 1st, 2014 The Community Media Center is proud to once again be a sponsor of the Carroll County 4H & FFA Fair. Throughout the event, CMC staff and volunteers will be on hand to bring you highlights of the various livestock shows, exhibits, competitions, and entertainment. Video clips from the events will be posted on our website, so check back daily to see what’s new. Coverage of select events will also air in Channel 19. Check our program schedule for specific dates and times. Channel 19 Schedule Link Like...

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Weekend in Carroll: July 18 – 20

Posted by on Jul 18th, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Weekend in Carroll: July 18 – 20

Looking for something fun to do this weekend?  The CMC has got you covered. Here’s a list of things to do from carnivals to enjoying a concert, you can even pick up some fresh local foods!     Carroll County Carnivals Reese Fire Company Carnival July 17 and 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm 1745 Baltimore Boulevard Westminster, MD   Farmers’ Market Hampstead Farmers’ Market July 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1341 North Main Street Hampstead, MD Sykesville’s Farmers’ Market July 20, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm...

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Pet of the Week – Lily

Posted by on Jul 10th, 2014 in Best Pals, Blog, Video | 0 comments

Pet of the Week – Lily

Lily is an 8 year old, spayed female, domestic short hair cat. She is extremely affectionate and shows it by purring loudly and kneading. Come in and meet Lily and maybe you’ll want to take her home! Also watch for some cat grooming tips to help reduce summer...

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Independence Day Weekend in Carroll County

Posted by on Jul 1st, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

Independence Day Weekend in Carroll County

Looking for something fun to do this 4th of July weekend?  The CMC has got you covered. Here’s a list of area fireworks displays and other events happening around the area for you to enjoy. Have a safe and happy 4th of July!   Carroll County Fireworks Manchester Fire Company Carnival Fireworks July 3rd after sundown 3400 Locust Street Manchester, MD Mount Airy Fireworks Celebration begins at 5m, fireworks after sundown Mount Airy Fairgrounds   Annual Carroll County Farm Museum Fireworks Carroll County Farm Museum Begins around 9:30pm  ...

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3rd Annual Wine, Art & Jazz Festival

Posted by on Jun 24th, 2014 in Blog, Slider | 0 comments

3rd Annual Wine, Art & Jazz Festival

Taneytown held its third annual Wine, Art, and Jazz Festival on June 21st 2014. The festival featured artisans and craft makers of all kinds, selling gifts and crafts that ranged from homemade cheese to hand painted canvases. Attendants of the festival were able to taste a variety of local wines while listening to the music of the Eric Byrd Trio and the Dynamic Mary Shaver Band. The event is important to Taneytown, bringing together a celebration of the community and local businesses.

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Pet of the Week – Minnie and Mikayla

Posted by on Jun 20th, 2014 in Best Pals, Blog | 0 comments

Pet of the Week – Minnie and Mikayla

These are two 1 year old, Female Mice. They are very sweet mice who love nothing more that to run on there wheel all day long. These two are very active and humorous to watch. Stop in to see there funny antics. They come with their cage and supplies. If you are interested in adopting and giving one of our pets a forever home, please visit the Humane Society of Carroll County, Inc.!...

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Taneytown Business Breakfast | June

Posted by on Jun 20th, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Taneytown Business Breakfast | June

At the Taneytown Business Breakfast, speakers informed the attendants of community events and news, and the attendants of the meeting each spoke about their business or organization. Many of the businesses and organizations represented at the Taneytown Business Breakfast have strong community ties, and offer a wide variety of services for our local area. The seminar covered the practices of a strong business, starting with a relevant service or product, and creating a relationship with customers.

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Taneytown History Contest

Posted by on Jun 18th, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Taneytown History Contest

Calling all students- prekindergarten through high school! Show your pride in Taneytown! Enter your creative project based on Taneytown history and you could win a cash prize!   Dates to know Entries must be submitted to the Taneytown City office, Ava’s Country Store, Pristine’s, Rusty Nook, Stone House Bakery, or Vintage Colors on or before June 28, 2014. Please include your name, contact information, grade and school attended on the attached form. Winning entries will be announced on July 19, 2014 during the downtown third...

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Pet of the Week – Chester

Posted by on Jun 13th, 2014 in Blog, Video | 0 comments

Pet of the Week – Chester

This week, the Humane Society of Carroll County featured Chester, a 10 month old cat, as their pet of the week. Chester is a gray tiger, with a need for love and attention to bring out his personality. Chester loves hiding and being scratched under the chin, and he is ready for a great home! If you are interested in adopting Chester and giving him a forever home, please contact or visit the Humane Society of Carroll County, Inc.!...

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Westminster Flower and Jazz Festival

Posted by on Jun 2nd, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Westminster Flower and Jazz Festival

Westminster Main Street stopped traffic from Longwell Avenue to John Street and came alive with music, people, and flowers. Westminster’s annual Flower and Jazz festival has hosted up to 8,000 visitors in past years to enjoy a day of celebration and fun. There were food vendors of all kinds, political candidates and a craft fair.     http://www.carrollmediacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/slideshow-gallery/photo-1.jpg http://www.carrollmediacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/slideshow-gallery/photo-2.jpg...

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Embracing Our LGBT Community

Posted by on May 30th, 2014 in Blog | 2 comments

Embracing Our LGBT Community

At the Carroll Citizen’s for Racial Equality Conference, embracing our local LGBT community was discussed. Citizens spoke about organizations nationwide that promote equal rights for all, regardless of sexual orientation or gender preference. Michael Eselun, founder of GLIDE, spoke about how the LGBT community has started a large movement discussing the equality issues they face today.  Eselun highlighted how stereotypes are perpetuated in our communities, assigning roles to our LGBT members based solely on sexual orientation. His lecture...

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Hampstead Memorial Day Ceremony 2014

Posted by on May 30th, 2014 in Blog, Video | 0 comments

Hampstead Memorial Day Ceremony 2014

Marvin Rush the Commander at American Legion Post 200 opened the ceremony dedicating it to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice serving our great nation. The national anthem was sung by a Hampstead resident Cindy Miller, followed by many speakers discussing the importance of Memorial Day to them. Carroll County American Legion Commander Richard Hess, Westminster District Commander of the American Legion John Sharp and Candidate for Carroll County States Attorney Brain DeLeonardo spoke. Veterans from Hampstead and Carroll County...

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New Windsor Memorial Day

Posted by on May 30th, 2014 in Blog, Video | 0 comments

New Windsor Memorial Day

Mayor Neal Roop opened the New Windsor Ceremony presenting the colors and dedicating the ceremony to the men and women who lost their lives serving our nation. Alyson Marks a New Windsor resident sang the national anthem followed by Reverend Collin Phillips leading the ceremony in prayer. Dan Hartzler reenacting General Bradley T Johnson told the story of his life growing up in Frederick, Maryland and leading the 1st Maryland Infantry during the civil war. Many veterans from the area attended to hear General Johnson’s story and pay their...

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Westminster Memorial Day Parade 2014

Posted by on May 27th, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Westminster Memorial Day Parade 2014

The City of Westminster held their 147th Memorial Day Parade through the streets of Westminster.  Westminster’s Memorial Day parade is perhaps one of the longest running annual Memorial Day parades in America dating back to 1868. Many veterans’ organizations such as the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign  War riders, Disabled Veterans and Miss Poppy participated in the parade. Following the parade there was a ceremony at the Westminster cemetery with guest speaker Major General Linda Singh a native of Carroll County. The 147th Memorial...

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I Remember That

Posted by on May 20th, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

I Remember That

Mike Kasnia and his wife have lived in Sykesville since 1974, moving here after Mike received employment with the Food and Drug Administration in 1972. One of the assignments that Mike received was to inspect the Sykesville Apple-Butter Factory, which was near his home. Mike met with two gentlemen that explained that factory had previously been used to make apple sauce and apple butter, but was now a storage site for apples and other goods. The factory had become essentially a warehouse, with only two employees. They also mentioned that a new...

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Hampstead Lions Club Little League Parade

Posted by on May 20th, 2014 in Blog, Video | 0 comments

Hampstead Lions Club Little League Parade

The Hampstead Lions Club held a Little League Parade on Saturday April 26, 2014 through the streets of Hampstead.  Many little league teams paraded through the streets of downtown Hampstead in their uniforms and with their team banners to show off their team pride. The Little League teams threw candy to all the spectators watching the parade.

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Hampstead Day 2014

Posted by on May 30th, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Hampstead Day 2014

The 2014 Hampstead Day was held on May 18, 2014. The Saint Marks Band along with the Bootleg band provided entertainment with many vendors, crafts, face painting, plant sales and even puppet shows for kids. Hampstead day also included a car show with a variety of antique muscle cars.

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Gerry Wiseman, a father, husband and friend

Posted by on May 16th, 2014 in Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Gerry Wiseman, a father, husband and friend

Gerry Wiseman, an active member at the Community Media Center since 2005, passed away on April 30, 2014. Gerry was a talented photographer and enjoyed capturing beautiful images of Carroll County and enhancing them to create uniquely vibrant photographs. Over the years, Gerry volunteered with the Community Media Center, worked on numerous video productions, and made an incredible impact on the Carroll County History Project. In 2007 he shared a video of his personal experiences during World War II as a child evacuee from war torn London to a...

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CCPS Carroll Biz Challenge

Posted by on May 16th, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

CCPS Carroll Biz Challenge

The 2014 Carroll Biz Challenge, an ongoing partnership event between the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and the Carroll County Public School System, highlighted several high school student entries to the Biz Challenge, which encourages young entrepreneurs to develop their business ideas. The winner of the Biz Challenge receives a $5,000 dollar scholarship to use in college, or to reimburse start-up business costs for their design. The Biz challenge also allowed students at the Career and Tech Center to show off their skills by working on...

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