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BREAKING: Undefeated Bobcats To Host Johns Hopkins Saturday At Noon

The Frostburg State University Football Team will get a second home game in the NCAA Division III Playoffs, as they will host 13th ranked Johns... Read Full Story

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Virginia Avenue Dumpster Fires Under Investigation During the early morning hours of Saturday, the Cumberland Police Department assisted the Fire Department with three separate reports of... Read Full Story
WV Deer Season Starts Monday

West Virginia’s traditional buck... Read Full Story

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Bobcats Pound Western New England, Hopkins Next

Senior Connor Cox threw three touchdown passes and sixth-ranked Frostburg ran for two more in a 42-24 win over Western New England, Saturday in... Read Full Story

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Warner Calls For Oversight Of WV Risk & Insurance Management Board

The WV Board of Risk & Insurance Management (BRIM) is the state agency that is responsible for handling lawsuits brought against any and all... Read Full Story

DNR Posts Early Deer, Turkey Numbers

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Interfaith Service Sunday Evening in Lavale

Christ Lutheran Church on Vocke Road, in LaVale, will host an interfaith service of Thanksgiving Sunday evening at 6 PM.

Pastor Tormod... Read Full Story

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Two City Women Arrested

On Friday November 18th the Cumberland Police Department served a criminal summons on Madison Paige Gore.  The summons was issued after the... Read Full Story

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City Historic Preservation Meeting Reset

The November meeting of the Historic   Preservation Commission has been rescheduled to November 30, 2018 at 4:00pm in the City Hall... Read Full Story

WV Election Pilot Project Gets Thumbs Up

Secretary of State Mac Warner is very pleased with the completion of the General Election pilot project that allowed deployed members of the... Read Full Story

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Schools Closed List For Friday

The following schools are CLOSED on Friday November 16th, 2018. For the complete list of delays and cancellations, visit the Snow Watch tab on our... Read Full Story

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CPD Serves Arrest Warrants

On Thursday, November 15th, 2018 the Cumberland Police Department served an arrest warrant on William Edward Ravenscroft.  The warrant was... Read Full Story

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City Police Make Assault Arrest

On Thursday, November 15th, 2018 the Cumberland Police Department responded to a W. First Street address for an assault in progress... Read Full Story

Justice Attends Opioid Summit in Charleston

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice attended a Youth Opioid Awareness Summit in Charleston.

Justice compared those who die in traffic... Read Full Story

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Laura Ingraham Announces Radio Retirement

One of our hosts announced her retirement from radio yesterday.

Laura Ingraham,... Read Full Story

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Casey Comments on Pittsburgh Shooting, Need for Gun Restrictions

With the recent shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh still fresh in his mind, Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey spoke to the United... Read Full Story

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Storm Causing Major Difficulties in the Region

A Winter Storm moving through the area has caused quite a few difficulties on our highways.  Interstate 68 and Route 220 both have been... Read Full Story

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FSU Advances to Host Western New England

FROSTBURG, Md. – The sixth-ranked Frostburg football team hosts Western New England for the first round of the 2018 NCAA Playoffs on... Read Full Story

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Police Advise Driver Suspect Robbing Helpful Motorists

On two separate occasions this month the Cumberland Police Department investigated complaints regarding a W/F standing in the roadway asking for... Read Full Story

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Allegany, Mineral, Garrett County Schools Are Closed

Due to the inclement weather in our area, Allegany County, Mineral County, and Garrett County schools are closed for Thursday, November 15th.... Read Full Story

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City Police Serve Warrants

On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 the Cumberland Police Department served a violation of probation warrant on Christopher Adam Johnston.  The... Read Full Story

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Police Make CDS Arrest

On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 the Cumberland Police Department responded to the Queen City Flea market for a complaint of subjects removing... Read Full Story

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SHA Using New Technology to Fight Winter Weather

Winter doesn’t officially begin until December 21st- but a sneak preview is expected today with a major winter storm expected to blanket the... Read Full Story

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Cardin Still Believes Wall Isn’t Answer to Border Security

It was an anchor of Donald Trump’s 2016 Presidential campaign- and its still a popular theme that gets the crowd’s chanting during his... Read Full Story

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Greene Street Bridge Proposed Renovations to Not Affect Rail Height

In addition to the three West Side bridges that City of Cumberland has been trying to replace- a  a fourth span-  a railroad bridge... Read Full Story

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Grim Believes Morriss Should Be Part of Caporale Replacement Process

Cumberland City Council member David Caporale  won election to the Allegany County Board of Commissioners in the November 6th  general... Read Full Story

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Longtime area Obstetrician passes

Dr. Américo T. Valdés, an Obstetrician-Gynecologist, passed away during the early morning of Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Cumberland,... Read Full Story

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Winter Storm expected to hit Western Maryland

The first significant storm... Read Full Story

Tourism Spending Grows in Maryland

Visitors to Maryland spent more than $17 billion in calendar year 2017, up 2.1 percent from the previous year, officials announced today at the... Read Full Story

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City Christmas Tree selected

The Cumberland Times News reports city workers on Wednesday cut what will become the city's Christmas tree. The tree, which stood at the main... Read Full Story

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Orioles Pick New GM

The rebuilding Baltimore Orioles are closing in on their next general... Read Full Story

Over one million Marylanders expected to travel this Thanksgiving

AAA Mid-Atlantic projects over 1.1 million Marylanders will travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, a 4.6 percent increase from last year and the... Read Full Story

Flu Season Tips

To help people stay healthy during what is expected to be the busiest Thanksgiving travel season ever, Richard Webby, Ph.D., a member of St. Jude... Read Full Story

Chamber Minimum Wage Survey ends Friday

 The Allegany County Chamber, Garrett County Chamber, Frostburg State University and local economic development organizations are partnering... Read Full Story

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MSP Cumberland Barrack Temporarily Relocating Effective Today

As preparations to replace the oldest Maryland State Police barrack in the state continue, the troopers and civilian staff at the Cumberland... Read Full Story

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Del. Buckel Wants To see Shift In Funding Priorities When It Comes To Economic Development

District 1B Delegate Jason Buckel, fresh off being elected to a second term in Maryland’s General Assembly, says that he’d like to see... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Efforts To Reduce Sewer Overflow Into Potomac Continuing

Cumberland’s effort to adhere to a state mandate to reduce sewer overflow into the Potomac River is continuing. An underground holding tank... Read Full Story

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School Boards Formulating Legislative Priorities

The Allegany County and Garrett county boards of education are in the process of formulating the top legislative priorities as the 2019 session of... Read Full Story

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