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16 September 2021

  • 11:2911:29, 16 September 2021 diff hist +1,557 N File:Career Club 1987.jpgThis photo is from 1987 and shows the members of and advisor to the BHS Career Club. The decision about a career is one of the most important that any young person will make. Although there is much information available about the fast-changing world of work, there is no easy way to explore one’s options in the real world. A high school Career Club encourages students in grades 9–12 to learn about potential careers and explore fields that interest them. Members are introduced to budgets and... current

15 September 2021

  • 18:0418:04, 15 September 2021 diff hist +88 N File:Leroy Strawsburg August 30, 2021.jpgFrom Abbie Ricketts: Dad at Big Slackwater boat ramp Category:People current
  • 18:0118:01, 15 September 2021 diff hist +233 N File:High School Staff 1994.jpg1994 BHS Staff. Some of these teachers spanned generations. Names are in alphabetical order. Let the reminiscences flow about your favorites from this era. (Photo Courtesy of Jon Evans) Category:Smoketown Schools current
  • 17:5917:59, 15 September 2021 diff hist +1,171 N File:Cheeleaders 1991.jpgThis photo is from the 1991 BHS Yearbook and shows the members of the JV Cheerleading Squad. In 1991, school secretary Linda Lucas took over as advisor to the Cheerleading squads and under her direction the program became more rigorous and demanding. One of the changes she brought was to start Cheerleading practices in the first week of June rather than the usual start in July. The JV Squad went to camp in July to learn new techniques and returned from camp with a more updated style with sh... current
  • 17:5617:56, 15 September 2021 diff hist +338 N File:Flood 1936 in the B&O Railroad yard.jpgA view of the 1936 flood in the B&O Railroad yard at Brunswick through the trees. See the rowboat navigating the waters with the Eastbound train station behind it. The photo was taken by Mrs. Eleanor Wenner. Maybe taken from the back porch of the Y? (Photo courtesy of Ann Wenner Osteen) Category:Smoketown Great Floods current
  • 17:5117:51, 15 September 2021 diff hist +2,625 N File:Ruth Kline Staples from The Frederick News-Post, September 3, 2021.jpgBrunswick honors its own 'Rosie the Riveter' By Jillian Atelsek for The Frederick News-Post, September 3, 2021 Bells rang out through Brunswick Friday afternoon, and 97-year-old Ruth Kline Staples grinned. A small crowd had gathered at the city’s American Legion to honor Staples and two other women who took up critical jobs on the home front during World War II. Staples, along with Gloria McCormick and Lenora Brill of West Virginia, were honored as real-life Rosie the Riveters. “We love you,... current
  • 17:4617:46, 15 September 2021 diff hist +367 N File:C.D. Shewbridge with Patti, Ron and Bill.jpgShewbridge family moment, circa 1960, at the family home on N. Virginia Avenue. With their great grandfather, former Brunswick B&O telegrapher, C.D. Shewbridge are Patti, Ron and Bill. Oh, and an unidentified cat on Mr. Shewbridge's lap. Those look like some serious cowboy boots on Bill. (Photo courtesy of Kermit Frye) Category:Smoketown People current
  • 17:4517:45, 15 September 2021 diff hist +312 N File:Reginald and Eleanor McCormick, circa 1920s.jpgThe future Mr. and Mrs. Shewbridge--Reginald and Eleanor McCormick, circa 1920s. Sadly, Mr. Shewbridge passed away at an early age. How many remember Mrs. Shewbridge behind the counter at Horines? She raised 5 boys mostly on her own. (Photo courtesy of Kermit Frye) Category:Smoketown People current
  • 17:4317:43, 15 September 2021 diff hist +1,024 N File:Basketball 2001 - 02 Boys Freshman Team.jpgThis photo is from the 2002 BHS Yearbook and shows members of the 2001-02 Freshmen Boys Basketball team. Ninth grade teams allowed players to have more court playing time and this experience helped to develop players not only for the JV but also for the Varsity squad. From an athletic standpoint, many are also making the transition from playing (or practicing) 2 or 3 days per week to 5 or 6. This increase is a shock to their systems both physically and mentally. The 2001-2002 team had winn... current
  • 17:3817:38, 15 September 2021 diff hist +278 N File:Eleanor Shewbridge with her 3 first born.jpgMrs. Eleanor Shewbridge with her 3 first born, circa 1931-32 behind the family home on N. Virginia Avenue in Brunswick. Clockwise are Jerry, Karl and Bob on her lap. Joe and Noel were yet to be born. (Photo courtesy of Kermit Frye) Category:Smoketown People current
  • 17:3417:34, 15 September 2021 diff hist +525 N File:Elementary School 1957 sixth graders.jpgBack in the Fall of 1957, Brunswick Elementary School 6th graders were chaperoned on the annual senior trip to Camp Greentop by teachers and their principal. Posing on the bench are teachers Miss Peggy Carter (center) and Principal E. Virginia (Patty) Wenner on the right. Can anyone identify the young teacher on the left, who, if today, might have been looking at her phone? We’d love to hear your memories of Camp Greentop, too. (Photo courtesy of Kathy Carter Escamilla) [[Category:Smoketo... current

10 September 2021

8 September 2021

  • 13:5913:59, 8 September 2021 diff hist +1,223 N File:Julie Martorana Julie Martorana 2021, City of Brunswick Economic Development Coordinator.jpgThe City of Brunswick would like to welcome our newest staff member, Julie Martorana. Julie joins City Hall as the Economic Development Coordinator on September 20, 2021. Julie will be working on economic development initiatives throughout the entire City, as well as working on the City’s grants program. Julie brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this position. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with more than 35 years of experience in higher education in th... current

26 August 2021

  • 14:1014:10, 26 August 2021 diff hist +1,329 N File:Track 1992 Cross Country Team.jpgThis photo is from 1992 and shows the members of the BHS Cross Country Team. "The goal of the cross country team as established by Coaches Anne and Lee Zumbach was to compete and win all four of the major championships including states. The girls' team met this goal by going 12-0 for the season and winning the MVAL, County, Regional, and State. "Coach Anne Zumbach was Co-Coach of the year. At the banquet [Freshman] Adrian Unger was named "Most Outstanding." Lori Tregoning won the "Coach's... current

25 August 2021

21 August 2021

  • 06:0306:03, 21 August 2021 diff hist +8,194 N File:Olympics 2021 Luke Campbell from The Frederick News-Post, August 21, 2021.jpgSurreal and satisfying: Brunswick High alum Luke Campbell details his Tokyo Olympics experience By Joshua R. Smith from The Frederick News-Post, August 21, 2021 Shortly after running the fastest 400-meter hurdles race of his life — and doing so on his sport’s grandest stage — Brunswick High School alum Luke Campbell’s head was almost spinning as that day’s trip around the track at Tokyo’s National Stadium kept replaying in his mind. It took him awhile to fully grasp the personal-best time... current

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18 August 2021

  • 05:3405:34, 18 August 2021 diff hist +1,145 N File:Diana Jeanette Lane Obituary from the Gary L. Rollins Rollins website, August 18, 2021.jpgObituary Dana Jeanette Nicholson-Lane left this earth all too soon on Tuesday, August 10, 2021. Dana was a strong, kind-hearted, compassionate, loving woman who will be missed by all who knew her. Dana was also a fun-loving woman with a heart of gold who loved being outdoors, spending time with her family, being with her adorable dogs, and helping others whenever she could. Dana is survived by her: children, Jeffery Lane, Jr. and April Lane; fiancé, Danny Burgess; daughter-in-law, Rebecca... current

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