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Nine Projects Submitted For Appalachian Regional Commission Funding

May 27th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Commissioners last week approved the local projects priority list to be considered for Appalachian Regional Commission funding- a total of nine projects with a price tag of just over a million dollars.  David Nedved with the county’s economic development department presented the list which is headed a Nurse Practitioner Simulation Lab for Frostburg State University. Other top requests include a technology classroom upgrade for Bishop Walsh school; community theatre enhancement  at Allegany College of Maryland;  Smart boards in elementary schools for the local school system; and Cardiac Telemonitoring Equipment for the Western Maryland Health System.  The Tri-County Council ultimately has final say over which projects are approved- and County Commissioner Creade Brodie Jr said he was disappointed to see the TCC alter the county’s priority list last year. It’s something he doesn’t want to become a habit…


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