About The Catoctin Banner

The goal of The Catoctin Banner is to provide good community news and information for residents of northern Frederick County, Maryland—promoting a sense of community pride and spirit.

The Catoctin Banner is published around or before the 1st of each month. The publish date will be early if holidays or events warrant adjustment.

Ad/CONTENT Deadline is the 15th of each month. Simply email information and photos that you would like published to news@thecatoctinbanner.com

The Catoctin Banner includes good news, classified ads, event calendar, articles, columns, events, the Hidden Object Game, “Where Am I?” game, and lots of good news and information. It is completely supported by advertising income.


Catoctin Banner Newspaper subscriptions are $15.00 per year and can be paid by credit card by calling E Plus Copy Center at 301-447-2804, stopping in at the copy center in the lobby of Jubilee Grocery Store in Emmitsburg or mailing a check to The Catoctin Banner at 515B East Main Street, Emmitsburg, MD 21727


With Picture – $35.00    Without Picture – $30.00       Obituary – $45.00 (includes Picture)


“Our Neighborhood Veterans” by Jim Houck, Jr.
“Town Hall Reports” by James Rada, Jr.
“Looking Back” by James Rada, Jr.
“Tickling Our Tastebuds” by Denise Valentine
“Happily Ever After” by Valerie Nusbaum
Supermarket Gourmet by Buck Reed
Mineral Bob’s Great Outdoors by Bob Warden
On the Wild Side by Christine Maccabee
Reminiscing by Deb Spalding
Senior Moments
Your Public Library
“Health Jeanne” by Jeanne Angleberger
Banner Cartoon by Gnarly Artly

And Games

“Hidden Object Game” – To enter this game, call 240-288-0108 or email news@thecatoctinbanner.com

“Where Am I? Contest” – To enter this game, call 240-288-0108 or email news@thecatoctinbanner.com


The publisher of The Catoctin Banner reserves the right to revise, reclassify, or reject any advertisement or any article for any reason, at any time, and to omit all copy when not submitted in time to conform with deadline. The views expressed in advertisements may not be those supported by the staff of The Catoctin Banner. The deadline for submission is the Monday of the final full week of each month. Information and advertising copy received after the deadline will be accepted at the discretion of the publisher. The publisher assumes no liability for misinformation, misprinting, or typographical errors. The publisher reserves the right to edit all submitted material.

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The Catoctin Banner Newspaper
515 B East Main Street
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727

 Email us at 
news@thecatoctinbanner.com or call today!

Store: 301-447-2804
Message Line (Messages only): 240-288-0108