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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Community

Community is a place for The Tentacle readers and writers to share what is happening in Brunswick, Burkittsville, Ijamsville, Middletown, Mt. Airy, Thurmont, Urbana, Walkersville and everywhere else around the County, including the City of Frederick.

1776 Unites Launches Free History Curriculum

“The 1776 Unites curriculum offers authentic, inspiring stories from American history that show what is best in our national character and what our freedom makes possible even in the most difficult circumstances. 1776 Unites maintains a special focus on stories that celebrate black excellence, reject victimhood culture, and showcase African-Americans who have prospered by embracing America’s founding ideals.

Voting Information From the State Board of Elections

Information for Maryland early voting and election day voting.

Community Center Virtual 50+ Calendar – September 2020

Frederick County Maryland August 2020 virtual senior 50+ calendar.

China v Hollywood: Money or Freedom?

How far is America willing to take political correctness and refrain from saying or doing anything that might offend someone, whether here in the United States or elsewhere in the world? For Hollywood, that answer would be pretty far.

Nothing Says Unity Like Division

The new Othello Park opened in Petersville Friday. I was excited to drive in and see what had been happening behind the dirt mounds that grew and moved over the years as if giant moles had taken up residence. Like a child waiting for Christmas, it felt like forever for this day to arrive.

Frederick County Shaming Wall Goes Down In Flames

The Tentacle doesn’t usually publish new columns on Sunday, but we felt an exception was in order. We don’t hear enough about how sharing information can make positive changes in our neighborhoods so when it happens, we want to report on it.

Do Black Americans Really Want to Defund the Police?

The media and the left in general tell us that black Americans want to “defund the police.” But is it true? The story goes that the police are violent against black Americans and that’s the motive behind the defund the police movement. But a recent survey tells a different story.

Community Center Virtual 50+ Calendar – August 2020

Frederick County Maryland August 2020 virtual senior 50+ calendar.

Trump’s Pardon: Susan B. Anthony Remembered

August 18 marks 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. President Donald Trump, in a surprise move, pardoned the Women’s Suffrage movement’s Susan Brownell Anthony, to mark this century anniversary. Anthony’s crime? She dared to vote.

Sunday Featured Artist – Caleb Grogan

Today's featured artist is 3 year old Caleb Grogan of Frederick Maryland.