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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: What Are Cobwebs & Where Do They Come From?

In addition to having been the classic joke nickname that I was given as a kid, the “cobweb” is also a classic Halloween decoration…a sticky, delicate blanket that stretches across ceilings & walls as a remnant of a past spider’s occupation. Some homes don’t need the artificial version, however, since genuine cobwebs are consistent nuisances…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Marines Are Called “Jarheads”

The US military has always had its own interesting language. To “hit the silk” is to use a parachute. Something that’s 20 kilometers away is considered 20 “klicks”. A flashlight can be called a “moonbeam.” Most of the terminology is pretty obvious in what it means, but there’s one term that’s a bit more ambiguous:…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Do We Wear Costumes At Halloween?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Do We Wear Costumes At Halloween?

Though it’ll probably look & feel a bit different this year (thanks COVID), Halloween’s almost here. And everyone is trying to figure out exactly how they want to dress up. But why do we put on costumes on “All Hallows’ Eve”? There’s no single explanation for how the tradition of wearing Halloween costumes originated. Much…Read More

Virtual Career Fair

Supported By: Premiere Dental Arts Chick Fil A Structural Engineer WFMD & WFRE Personalities Jay Day and The Day Home Team Renn Kirby Voila! in Frederick Tim May Investigations The Great Frederick Fair Tri-County Pumps Frederick Brick Works R & R Garage Mick’s Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning US Marines Express Employment Professionals Berryville Graphics…Read More

Wenbrooke Services Electrical Heating & Cooling

If you are a homeowner or own commercial property that needs heating, air conditioning, or electrical services of any kind, Wenbrooke Services has trained HVAC technicians and electricians with years of experience ready to help. Our team in Frederick, MD, has been serving customers in the region since 2015. We provide a full range of…Read More

Virtual Home Show

Welcome to our first ever Virtual Home Show! We have partnered up with local service providers to bring the home show experience to you. Click on any provider to enter their booth.  Read More

Shop Local Jump Start – $3K Grant

  It’s time to re-energize our local economy! Local business is the lifeblood of the community and it’s time to aid the businesses that have been hurt but have patiently waited to serve us. It’s time for a JUMP START! Connoisseur Media, 930 WFMD and 99.9 WFRE, will be providing the opportunity for businesses to…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Poolside Pineapple Dip!

{Katie’s Kitchen} Poolside Pineapple Dip!

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. Hanging by the pool and want a snack? Go grab your Poolside Pineapple Dip from the fridge and crackers and enjoy! This dip is nothing like i’ve ever had, but I HAD to try!!  If you’re a ham and pineapple fan…you’re going to love this. Grab a small…Read More



Last Updated: 4/1/2020 1:15 p.m. April 1, 2020: Frederick County residents can stay up to date with the latest on the COVID-19 emergency. Text the keyword FredCoVID19 to 888777, and receive messages from the Frederick County government on operational changes, news conferences and much more. Message and data rates may apply.  You can also go to for…Read More


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