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And the 7th Annual PEEPshow Winners are…!

Posted by on Apr 17th, 2014 in Blog, Video | 0 comments

And the 7th Annual PEEPshow Winners are…!

The Carroll County Arts Council’s 7th Annual PEEPshow attracted an estimated 25,000 visitors who delighted in voting for their favorite marshmallow masterpiece in this annual fundraiser.  A total of 170 entries were submitted this year with more than 25,000 PEEPS used to create the works of art which ranged from sculptures to mosaics to dioramas to films.  Thousands of votes were cast helping to raise more than $40,000 for the Arts Council.                                              Grand Prize Christian Twamley                        ...

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Human Relations Commission Awards 2014

Posted by on Apr 17th, 2014 in Blog, Video | 0 comments

Human Relations Commission Awards 2014

Virginia Harrison, the Chair of the Human Relations Commission, welcomed the guests of the 22nd Human Relations Commission with gratitude and a brief explanation of the meaning behind the association’s new plaid ribbon, meant to symbolize the community blending together. Several groups were recognized, including the members of the Human Relations Commission, Carroll County Public Schools, Carroll County NAACP, Carroll County Healthier Partnerships, The Northern News, and the Orphan’s Court. In 2015, the Carroll County Human Relations...

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Pet of the Week – Bean

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

Pet of the Week – Bean

Bean is a shy six year old little Chihuahua and he has a great personality. Very loving dog, perfect for a small home and loves to be dressed up. Bean has not been neutered and he can be a talker. If you are looking for a great addition to your family and want to give him a great home come on by to the Humane Society of Carroll County,...

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NAACP 11th Annual MLK Breakfast

Posted by on Mar 12th, 2014 in Blog, Video | 0 comments

NAACP 11th Annual MLK Breakfast

The Carroll County chapter of NAACP presents their Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast. A Celebration in honor of Dr. King with speakers and presentations in the spirit of his civil rights movement.

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A Tribute to Leo Bretholz

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

Leo Bretholz, an esteemed and beloved Holocaust survivor who lived in Pikesville, passed away this weekend, just days after his 93rd birthday. As a tribute, the Community Media Center will rebroadcast a program we recorded in 2010: “An Afternoon with Leo Bretholz.”  The program will air on Channel 19 throughout the month of March.  For  specific air dates and times visit our program schedule at Click here for the Channel 19 Schedule. Born in Austria, Bretholz was one of the few documented “train jumpers,” having escaped a cattle car bound for...

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Forestry Board Winter Workshop

Posted by on Feb 4th, 2014 in Blog, Slider | 0 comments

On January 25th, the Carroll County Forestry Board held their Winter Workshop at the Community Media Center.  During the one-day workshop, participants learned how too many deer, invasive plants and land fragmentation interact to threaten the health of woodlands. The CMC broadcast Dr. William McShea’s presentation live on Channel 19 and has made it available online.  Additional presentations will be aired on Channel 19 during the month of March.  For specific dates and times visit our program schedule Click here to search for a program...

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History Project Interviewing Workshop In Review

Posted by on Jan 21st, 2014 in Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Local residents filled the Community Media Center studio on Saturday, January 18th to attend a workshop for the Carroll County History Project. Emmy Award winning independent producer, Leo Eaton was the special guest teacher for an Interview Training Workshop for local residents who are interested in collecting memories for the Carroll County History Project. Attendees learned the best practices for interviewing a subject on camera. Mock interviews allowed members of the class to practice their new found skills and gave them insight into ways...

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Posted by on Feb 13th, 2014 in Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Corporal Rober Swartz Promotion During the February meeting of the Mayor and Town Council of Hampstead; Robert Swartz was promoted to the rank of Corporal. Mayor Christopher M. Nevin administered the oath of office. Corporal Swartz began his association with the Hampstead Police Department as a North Carroll High School intern during his senior year. Upon graduation he was hired as a non-sworn Police Cadet. He completed his entry level training at the Maryland Police and Correctional Officers Training Academy in Sykesville and served as a...

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Taneytown Business Breakfast Childrens Choir 2013

Posted by on Dec 17th, 2013 in Blog, Video | 0 comments

Taneytown Business Breakfast Childrens Choir 2013

Enjoy this performance by the Childrens Choir at the Taneytown Business Breakfast

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Manchester Veterans Day

Posted by on Nov 20th, 2013 in Blog, Video | 0 comments

Manchester Veterans Day

The town of Manchester, Maryland held its Veterans Day observance on November 10th, 2013. Five names were added to the Manchester War Memorial. The guest speaker was The Honorable Joe Getty.

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Westminster Owls Marching Band

Posted by on Oct 20th, 2013 in Blog, Video | 0 comments

Westminster Owls Marching Band

Westminster Band to Represent Maryland in Pearl Harbor Parade The Westminster Owl Marching Band has been invited to participate in the Pearl Harbor Parade and Musical Salute on December 7, 2013. Only one band from each state was selected for the event and the Westminster Owls are honored to have the opportunity to represent the State of Maryland. In preparation, the band is practicing from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. for over 2 weeks of their summer break. They plan to rehearse every Saturday in September and October, and practice after school two to...

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WRCTrail Zombie 5K Run a huge success!

Posted by on Oct 10th, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

WRCTrail Zombie 5K Run a huge success!

We had a great time at our zombie run on Saturday, October 19th. Thank you to all the runners and walkers who came out. We had more than 60 people there and what a great group it was! Thank you to The Community Media Center of Carroll County for letting us use the facilities and their continuous support of the WRC Trail. Thank you to all the volunteers who came out to help us and supported the runners. Great thanks also to the McDaniel Zombie Club who sent excellent zombies our way and the Eagle Scout Troop zombies. Thank you everybody. We...

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Seniors on the Go Expo

Posted by on Sep 9th, 2013 in Blog, Video | 0 comments

Seniors on the Go Expo

The Carroll County Bureau of Aging & Disabilities will hold the 9th Annual “Seniors on the Go” Expo on Wednesday, October 9, 2013. This Expo focuses on the needs and interests of older adults, people with disabilities, their families and caregivers in Carroll County. The Seniors on the Go Expo will take place at The Shipley Arena, Carroll County Agricultural Center, 700 Agricultural Drive and Gist Road in Westminster, Maryland. This event will be open to the public at 9:00 am and will run until 2:00 pm. Admission is free. Be sure to visit...

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Antiques Apprasial Day

Posted by on Aug 22nd, 2013 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Antiques Apprasial Day

The Historical Society of Carroll County will host their Annual Antiques Appraisal Day on Saturday, September 14th from 10am to 4pm. Whether you have a pieced quilt that belonged to your great grandmother, an old wooden trunk in the basement, a treasured dinner service, an old toy you played with as a child, or a rocking chair that belonged to your great aunt, come to the Antiques Appraisal Day and discover the value of your family heirlooms. The Antiques Appraisal Day event features a panel of accredited appraisers and national experts in...

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2013 Carroll County 4H & FFA Fair

Posted by on Aug 10th, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

2013 Carroll County 4H & FFA Fair

The Community Media Center was proud to once again be a sponsor of the Carroll County 4H & FFA Fair. Throughout the event, CMC staff and volunteers were on hand to bring you highlights of the various livestock shows, exhibits, competitions, and entertainment. Video clips from the events are posted on our website. Coverage of select events will also air in Channel 19. Check our program schedule for specific dates and...

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2013 CMC Junior Producers

Posted by on Aug 10th, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

2013 CMC Junior Producers

The Community Media Center enlisted a team of Junior Producers to help us document all the exciting events at the Carroll County 4H & FFA Fair. Our team of young producers were trained in basic video production techniques and roamed the fairgrounds with CMC cameras to capture the flavor of the events. Be sure to watch these videos. Go...

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2013 Emergency Preparedness Expo

Posted by on Aug 6th, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

2013 Emergency Preparedness Expo

The Carroll County Citizen Corps will be hosting the annual Emergency Preparedness Expo on Saturday, August 24, 2013. The event will be held at the Westminster Home Depot, 835 Market Street from 9am-2pm. The expo provides an opportunity for the entire family to become familiar with the many aspects of emergency preparedness, response and recovery. Featured are live demonstrations, static displays, informational exhibits, give-a-ways and raffle prizes. Participants include: Carroll County Volunteer Emergency Services Association (CCVESA),...

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A Taste of the 2nd Annual Taneytown Wine, Art & Jazz Fest

Posted by on Jul 3rd, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

A Taste of the 2nd Annual Taneytown Wine, Art & Jazz Fest

Enjoy some scenes from the 2nd Annual Taneytown Wine, Art & Jazz Festival. Video by CMC Intern, Scott Hileman.

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2013 Corbit’s Charge

Posted by on Jul 1st, 2013 in Blog, Video | 0 comments

2013 Corbit’s Charge

Jane Sewell, Executive Director of Union Mills Homestead, introduces the segment covering Corbit’s Charge 2013 celebration on its 150th anniversary. The day was filled with demonstrations, reenactments and other activities. When the soldiers stopped by Union Mills, William Shriver, a soldier, had breakfast with the Confederate side of his family – the family was split by the Civil War. Watch the video to learn more. Watch this video by Caitlin Lockard and Joey Sears where you get a glimpse of Corbit’s Charge in Westminster...

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Box Talk Lunch: Hidden Treasures: Lost, Then Found

Posted by on Jun 26th, 2013 in Blog, Video | 0 comments

Box Talk Lunch: Hidden Treasures: Lost, Then Found

Guest speaker Mary Jane Buettner, author of A Key to Love, speaks about the history of St. John Catholic Church and what happened to some of the artifacts from the original church located where the Carroll County Public Library is now on Main Street. The history continues to St. John’s current location, and the two churches located on Monroe Street:  former and current.  There are many photographs of Westminster Main Street throughout the years as well as interior shots of the original church....

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Memorial Day Ceremony 2013 – New Windsor

Posted by on Jun 26th, 2013 in Blog, Video | 0 comments

Memorial Day Ceremony 2013 – New Windsor

View the 2013 memorial celebration in New Windsor to honor those who have and do serve our country in the military. Lead by New Windsor Mayor Neal Roop, the celebration includes speaker Abraham Lincoln (Jim Getty), writing contest winners from New Windsor Middle and photograph contest winners from Francis Scott Key High School, and a 21 gun salute by Westminster VFW Post 467 Color Guard to honor our fallen.

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Interview with Gerry Wiseman

Posted by on Jun 26th, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Interview with Gerry Wiseman

An interview with one of CMC’s own producers, Gerry Wiseman. He speaks about his childhood in England during World War II as well as his early years in Baltimore and his interest in film-making.

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Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department Carnival 2013

Posted by on Jun 26th, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department Carnival 2013

Watch a short video clip from the 2013 Sykesville-Freedom District Fire Department Carnival. Special Thanks to our Intern Catlin Lockard for helping us capture the spirit of the event!

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Memorial Day Parade 2013

Posted by on May 28th, 2013 in Blog | 2 comments

Memorial Day Parade 2013

The Community Media Center covered Westminster’s Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony on Monday, May 27th. One CMC television crew was set up along the parade route on Main Street in downtown Westminster. Another crew was located in the Westminster Cemetery to film the ceremony saluting military servicemen and women. The program  premiered Monday, May 27th at 6pm on channel 19. Check our Channels page for additional air dates and times. Special thanks to all the dedicated CMC volunteers who helped us with this years coverage: George Shearer, Evan...

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Ethan Spencer PSA Winner

Posted by on May 28th, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Ethan Spencer PSA Winner

Watch an interview with Ethan Spencer: Skills USA & WBAL 3D PSA Contest Winner. Exciting things are happening with students at the Career & Technology Center in Carroll County. Ethan Spencer and his partner Josie won 3rd place in the Skills USA contest with their one minute video which they had to shoot, edit and produce in only four hours. In addition, he placed 2nd for his 30 second PSA on distracted driving. The message for his PSA was simple: Your cell phone is replaceable; you are not. Ethan has been accepted to NYU Film School...

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14th Anyule Spelin Be- Part One

Posted by on May 20th, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

14th Anyule Spelin Be- Part One

On May 2, 2013, the 14th Anyule Spelin Be to benefit the Literacy Council of Carroll County was held at the Career and Technology Center in Westminster, Maryland. www.literacy.carr.org       Part Two:

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Carroll County First Call Weekend: Civil War Encampment

Posted by on May 20th, 2013 in Blog | 1 comment

Carroll County First Call Weekend: Civil War Encampment

CMC Volunteer, Chris Bradford, headed out to the Carroll County Farm Museum during the First Call Weekend (May 4 & 5). There he captured some thrilling scenes of the Civil War re-enactors on the battlefield.

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