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Allegany College announces Deans List

Two hundred and twenty-eight students were named to Allegany College of Maryland’s dean’s list for the fall semester 2018, according... Read Full Story

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Gov. Larry Hogan Sworn In To Historic Second Term

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has been sworn in to a second term and focused on bipartianship in his inaugural address.

Former Florida Gov. Jeb... Read Full Story

Gary Howell
Delegate Howell introduces “slow lane” legislation

House Committee on Government Organization Chairman Gary Howell, R-Mineral, has introduced a bill that would make it illegal to continuously drive... Read Full Story

Patrick Morrisey
WV Attorney General Urges Senate Confirmation of William Barr as U.S. Attorney General

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and 20 state attorneys general wrote to the United States Senate expressing support for... Read Full Story

Local union donates coats for kids

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 307 and area contractors recently donated winter coats to Allegany County Public... Read Full Story

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Van Hollen Foregoes Pay During Shutdown, Cardin Does Not

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4.7 Magnitude Earthquake Reported 136 Miles Off Ocean City Coast

The U.S. Geological Survey says that a 4.7 magnitude earthquiake occurred Tuesday evening around 6:30 PM about 136 miles off the coast of Ocean... Read Full Story

WV Man Arrested After Assault & Threatening To Kill Victims Children

On Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at approximately 1945 hours, the Maryland State Police Cumberland Barrack received a 911 call regarding a female that... Read Full Story

Laurie Marchini Officially Joins Cumberland City Council

Last night at the Cumberland City Council Meeting Laurie Marchini was sworn in as the councils newest member following a unanimous 4 – 0... Read Full Story

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BoE Disagreement Over Election Of Officers Continues

One of the early points of contention that has split the new Allegany County Board of Education centers on the very first action taken- the... Read Full Story

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Allegany County Commissioners To Begin New Budget Process

The start of the New Year means the beginning of a new budget process as well.  The Allegany County Commissioners, as has become the routine... Read Full Story

Bureau Of Revenue Estimates Releases Report Detailing Impact Of Partial Federal Government Shutdown On Maryland

A  Bureau of Revenue Estimates report released this week details the direct impact the federal government shutdown is having on the... Read Full Story

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Final Price Tag Of Proposed Downtown Renovations Remains Unknown

The goal of the Cumberland Economic Development Corporation is to secure funding this year- and begin construction next year on proposed... Read Full Story

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Corriganville Man Served Arrest Warrant

On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 the Cumberland Police Department served an arrest warrant on Christopher Allen Martin.  The warrant was issued... Read Full Story

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State Releases 2018 Third Quarter Fatal Overdose Data

The Maryland Department of Health today released preliminary data today for unintentional drug and alcohol-related intoxication deaths through the... Read Full Story

Delegate McKay to Sponsor Congressional Term Limits Resolution in Maryland

State Delegate Mike McKay (District 1C) is leading the way in Maryland to term limit the U.S. Congress by sponsoring a resolution for a... Read Full Story

Chris Van Hollen
Van Hollen, Cardin among senators asking Trump to meet with federal workers

Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) led a letter with U.S. Senators Ben... Read Full Story

Jeb Bush Headlines Hogan Inauguration

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush among those scheduled to speak at Gov. Larry Hogan's inauguration ceremony on Wednesday.  The... Read Full Story

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Expected inclement weather impacts Mountain Ridge sports schedule

Due to predicted inclement weather, the Mountain Ridge at Catoctin girls' basketball game originally scheduled for Thursday, January 17, 2019,... Read Full Story

Pittsburgh Pirates Broadcaster Steve Blass Announces This Is Last Season In The Booth

After 60 years with the organization, Pittsburgh Pirates World Series champion Steve Blass is calling it a career in the broadcast booth... Read Full Story

Comptroller Announces Help for Federal Workers Affected by Shutdown

As the partial federal government shutdown extends... Read Full Story

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Governor announces Crime Prevention funding details

The Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention (GOCCP) has available funding for the FY19 Violence Intervention and Prevention... Read Full Story

CPD Serves Bench Warrant & Serves Violation Of Probation Warrant

On Monday, January 14th, 2019 the Cumberland Police Department served a bench warrant on Victoria Virginia Shell. The warrant was issued by... Read Full Story

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Michael Marchini Resigns From CEDC

The Cumberland Economic Development Corporation met Monday afternoon at Allegany College of Maryland.

Executive Director Paul Kelly... Read Full Story

WV Gov. Jim Justice Meets With State’s County Commissioners

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice met with the state’s county commissioners yesterday in Charleston.

Justice focused his remarks on... Read Full Story

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Delegate Buckel Talks About 2019 MD General Assembly Session

This is the first full week of the 2019 session of the Maryland General Assembly.

WCBC News spoke with District 1B Delegate Jason Buckel... Read Full Story

PACE Breakfast Lineup Set

Now in its 43rd year, PACE is a signature event in the state capital. PACE Co-Chairs, Allegany’s Jeremy Irons and Garrett’s Shawn... Read Full Story

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NWS Issues Advisory For Freezing Drizzle

* WHAT…Areas of freezing drizzle. A glaze of ice accumulation around a trace.

* WHERE…In Maryland, Extreme Western Allegany... Read Full Story

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Five Vehicles Involved In Interstate 70 Accident Monday Morning

At least one person was seriously injured in a five vehicle mishap on Interstate 70 in Washington County this morning.

The mishap has... Read Full Story

City Police Makes Assault/Burglary Arrest

On January 13, 2019, at 2:26 am, officers from the Cumberland Police Department responded to the 900 block of Grand Avenue for a burglary... Read Full Story

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New BoE Legal Counsel Provided With Details On Wayne Foote Dismissal Resolution

Allegany County’s Superintendent of Schools, appearing on WCBC’s “Dave Norman Show” Friday, confirmed that specific... Read Full Story

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BoE Could Be Considering Changes To Policy Pertaining To Nepotism

At the recommendation of new board president Robert Farrell, the Allegany County Board of Education may be considering abolishing or revising its... Read Full Story

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Gov. Hogan Expresses Concern About Increasing State Minimum Wage

As Maryland lawmakers got back to work last week, Governor Larry Hogan expressed concern about the consequences of increasing the state’s... Read Full Story

WCBC Block 103 Cumberland Police Beat
Three Booked After Thomas Street Incident At approximately 1:28am Saturday, officers from the Cumberland Police Department responded to the parking lot of a Thomas Street business for a... Read Full Story
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Snowstorm Slows Local Travel

The Snow Emergency Plan is in effect for all roadways.

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Justice Announces Record Surplus

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announced today that December General Revenue Fund collections came in $44.8 million over projections and... Read Full Story

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DNR Announces Winter Turkey Season

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