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Frederick’s Joe Bussard is the King of 78s

On Record Store Day, April 19, 2014, Eilon Paz released “Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting,” a 416-page coffee table book profiling over 130 vinyl record collectors and their record collections. One of the collectors profiled was Frederick, MD … Continue reading

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Beware the Snallygaster!

[As Halloween fast approaches, Frederick N. Rasmussen has written an excellent capsule history of this mythical local monster that appears in today’s Baltimore Sun: “Spinning the tale of the Snallygaster.” Check it out – and cautiously look to the skies … Continue reading

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MD. Man with Down Syndrome died of asphyxia while in police custody

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says the death of a mentally disabled man in police custody has been ruled a homicide. Cpl. Jennifer Bailey said Friday that the state medical examiner determined that 26-year-old Robert Saylor of New Market died … Continue reading

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Seeking the Supernatural — Ghost Hunter Harvey Scheetz

(Frederick Magazine, mid-90s) “I have a new helmet here,” says inventor Harvey Scheetz, indicating a dark object that looks like a gigantic fly’s head, studded with many sensor-laden eyes. A television screen is tucked into the snout, and it’s air-cooled … Continue reading

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