Category: News

COVID-19 and homeschooling: Your resources for success
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COVID-19 and homeschooling: Your resources for success

By: Dorothy, University of Maryland Extension. This material was originally posted on the UME Blog, Breathing Room. We were given permission to cross-post this blog. Read the original article here.  Source:   March 2020 has turned quarantine into a verb and millions of parents into homeschool teachers. Welcome to the COVID-19 surprise school-at-home event. The...

COVID-19: Protecting your health and finances
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COVID-19: Protecting your health and finances

By: Dorothy, University of Maryland Extension. This material was originally posted on the UME Blog, Breathing Room. We were given permission to cross-post this blog. Read the original article here.  Source:   Questions about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) continue to swirl through daily updates and new information. How do I stay healthy? How can I...

New ALICE comparisons highlight local health care concerns
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New ALICE comparisons highlight local health care concerns

By: Heather Mongilio. This material was originally posted on The Frederick News-Post. We were given permission to cross-post this blog. Source:   More than half of the families living in the 21788 ZIP code near Thurmont are considered Asset-Limited Income Constrained, Employed (ALICE) households. Those households fall above the poverty line but struggle to pay...

Story Path Underway at Urbana District Park
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Story Path Underway at Urbana District Park

By: Carrie Sorenson. This material was originally posted on The Frederick News-Post. We were given permission to cross-post this blog. Source:   “The Story Path began June 16 in the Urbana District Park. It is a series of individual story book pages posted on signs along a sidewalk in the park. Kids can enjoy the...