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Growing Number Of Vagrants And Panhandlers In Town

November 23rd, 2011 by WCBC Radio

The holidays are a time of year when homeless shelters are at capacity and needs for the downtrodden are on the rise- and while there are any number of homeless people visible each day in the downtown Cumberland and surrounding area, some local residents believe they choose that lifestyle. Callers to WCBC’s “Dave Norman Show” this week with complaints about the growing number of vagrants and panhandlers in town…





One Response to “Growing Number Of Vagrants And Panhandlers In Town”

  1. November 24, 2011 at 7:41 am, Linmarie said:

    In LaVale at the Tractor Supply area there are 3 men who take shifts for panhandling. One man walks the median and moves his sign back and forth towards the person in the car. They smoke cigs, so they actually have more money than one would think.They aren’t traveling like one of the signs says. I gave some money once, but started to see the same men over and over again. So I know they aren’t traveling through the area.

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