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COVID-19 Report
Eight Teenagers Impacted by Covid-19 in Allegany County

The Allegany County Health Department reports that COVID-19 cases in the county have risen to 337, an increase of 19 cases since Wednesday. ... Read Full Story

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Maryland Tax Free Week Ends Saturday

Today (Saturday) is the final day of Maryland’s Tax Free Week on clothing and shoes under $100 in value.  Originally targeted as relief... Read Full Story

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Chesapeake Bay Foundation Criticizes Pennsylvania

The Maryland based Chesapeake Bay Foundation says Pennsylvania is not doing enough to reduce pollution flowing into the bay.  Runoff from... Read Full Story

City Man Arrested for Car Theft

On Friday, August 14th, 2020 the Cumberland Police Department served an arrest warrant on Nicholas Cody Chamberlain.  The warrant was issued... Read Full Story

On Ramps to Interstate Scheduled for Maintenance

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will perform routine cleaning and maintenance of the... Read Full Story

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Trone Targets National PPE Shortage

Today, U.S. Representatives David Trone (D-MD) and John Joyce (R-PA) introduced the bipartisan Strengthening our Health Security Through Resilient... Read Full Story

Another 19 Test Positive for COVID-19 in Allegany County

The Allegany County Health Department reports that COVID-19 cases in the county have risen to 337, an increase of 19 cases since Wednesday. ... Read Full Story

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Sheriff: Speed was contributing factor in fatal Grant County crash

Investigators said speed was a factor in a crash that killed two people and seriously injured another Wednesday on state Route 93 in Grant... Read Full Story

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Frostburg requests public COVID testing site for Allegany County

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MD lawmakers questioning six-figure severance received by Hogan chief of staff

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Police Make Arrest After Burglary

On Thursday at approximately 2:45 AM the Cumberland City Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of Greene Street for a breaking and... Read Full Story

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MD Lt. Governor gives elections board vote of no confidence

Maryland Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford doesn’t have a lot of confidence in the state’s board of elections, or it’s... Read Full Story

WV COVID czar says infections in rural areas are increasing

Wednesday’s report on new COVID-19 cases in Allegany County was stunning, as twenty new residents had tested positive for the... Read Full Story

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City ordinance for downtown permits modified

Although it is not issuing event permits at the present time, the City of Cumberland does have a new ordinance that will govern such... Read Full Story

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DDC officials discuss fire suppression system, broadband fiber

Plans to run water for fire suppression and fiber for broadband as part of the mall project were discussed during Thursday’s meeting of the... Read Full Story

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Randy Shaffer Obituary Posted

Randal “Randy” T. Shaffer, 70, of Ellerslie, died Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at his home.

Born March 6, 1950 in Uniontown, PA,... Read Full Story

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Mineral County Coordinator dismissed

Mineral County commissioners... Read Full Story

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Traffic Accident Reported on Oldtown Road

Allegany County's Joint Communications Center reports a traffic accident with minor injuries has taken place on Oldtown Road near St.... Read Full Story

COVID positivity rate in MD drops to new record low

Maryland continues to report declines in key COVID-19 metrics, with the statewide positivity rate falling to a record low 3.49%, the daily... Read Full Story

Van Hollen, Cardin Push for Census Deadline Extension

U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) joined Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai’i) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) in sending... Read Full Story

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ACM, FSU, Garrett College to host joint capital projects event

Western Maryland’s three institutions of higher education are jointly hosting an event highlighting the state and local support they have... Read Full Story

Corsa Coal announces layoffs

Corsa Coal Corporation has laid off nearly 40 employees at its Casselman Mine near Grantsville. The company's chief financial officer... Read Full Story

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Mishap Reported on Westbound I-68 at LaVale

A pickup truck has rearended a Maryland State Highway Administration truck on westbound Interstate 68 at the bridge over Winchester... Read Full Story

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Police Serve Warrant on Man Linked to Missing Child

On Saturday at approximately the Cumberland City Police responded to the 400 block of Virginia Avenue to assist the Maryland State Police in... Read Full Story

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Police Make Assault Arrest

On Wednesday, the Cumberland City Police responded to the 300 block of Greene Street for an assault. Upon arrival officers spoke to the victim who... Read Full Story

Manchin discusses future of military contractors in I-68 corridor

Last week, four United States Senators turned their attention to the Interstate 68 corridor, with an eye toward sparking more development in the... Read Full Story

Franchot discusses financial assistance for VFDs

A few weeks ago, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice committed over $4 million dollars to volunteer fire departments after having his staff look... Read Full Story

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WV will match federal jobless compensation

West Virginia has committed to matching President Trump’s unemployment compensation, making an additional $400 a week available to Mountain... Read Full Story

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