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City Accepts “Fields For Kids” Grant From Pirates Charities

A few months ago, WCBC’s chief engineer Marty White was in attendance at a Pittsburgh Pirates Broadcast Seminar and one of the sessions... Read Full Story

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Commissioners Introduce Bill To Create Incentives For Residential Development

The Allegany County Commissioners voted unanimously last week to introduce a code home rule bill that will create a number of incentives for... Read Full Story

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Still No New Long Term Contract With Delfest

DelFest 2017 kicks off tomorrow- and as the popular festival begins its tenth year in Allegany County, somewhat of a cloud hangs over the future... Read Full Story

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Several Volunteer Fire & Ambulance Companies Exploring Idea Of Merging Or Consolidating Services

It appears more changes may be coming for Allegany County Emergency Services. Just last week the County Commissioners approved entering into an... Read Full Story

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Alec Ross Will Seek Democratic Nomination In Run For MD Governor

An author on innovation in business has entered the Maryland governor's race. Alec Ross announced last week he will seek the Democratic... Read Full Story

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CPD Makes Theft Arrests & Serves Warrants

Officers were dispatched to the Sheetz store on Virginia Ave. for a report of a shoplifter.  Upon their arrival they made contact with the... Read Full Story

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Manchin warns about Trump administration budget cuts

West Virginia's Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says the Trump administration's proposed federal budget would hurt poorer residents of... Read Full Story

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UPDATE: CSX confirms job cuts

What was first reported Monday by WCBC News, has now been confirmed by CSX: approximately 45 jobs have been eliminated at the company’s... Read Full Story

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834,000 Marylanders expected to travel this Memorial Day Weekend

AAA Mid-Atlantic projects nearly 834,0000 Marylanders will travel this Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 2.3 percent increase compared to 2016, and... Read Full Story

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Allegany County Sheriff’s Office to conduct sobriety checkpoint

The Allegany County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location this week to promote awareness and reduce the... Read Full Story

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Cardin Calls the Trump FY18 Budget “Dead on Arrival”

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement in response to the... Read Full Story

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Baseball & Brew Promotion Kicks Off

Comptroller Peter Franchot introduced The Maryland Baseball & Brew Scorecard promotion encouraging travel across Maryland to experience craft... Read Full Story

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Director for the Health Insurance Connector Program Was A Guest On Dave Norman Program

David Stewart, who is the Director for the Health Insurance Connector Program at Western Maryland AHEC was a guest on WCBC’s Dave Norman... Read Full Story

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PA Senator Says Naming Of Special Counsel Was The Right Thing To Do

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey says naming a special counsel to deal with allegations of Russian interference in the Presidential Election is the... Read Full Story

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Sen. Capito Working To Get Federal Aid For WV

West Virginia Senator Shelley Moore Capito called the recently concluded week as “Infrastructure Week” in Congress.

Capito says... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Police Make Assault Arrest & Serve Warrant

Officers were contacted at the police station by an assault victim.  The victim advised that her boyfriend Glenn P. Plummer JR. had assaulted... Read Full Story

Accident Reported Near Grantsville On Interstate 68

Garrett County 911 has dispatched units to eastbound Interstate 68 for a vehicle accident.

The call came in just after 4 PM, and there is... Read Full Story

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Units Sent To House Fire On Wood Rose Avenue

Allegany County 911 has dispatched units to Wood Rose Avenue, which is located off of Valley Road in the Bowman's Addition... Read Full Story

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Frostburg Changes Meeting Time

The City of Frostburg will be holding its June Council Meeting on the normal day and date of June 15th, buts will start the meeting at 4:00 PM... Read Full Story

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Frosh Files For Penalties From Baltimore County Care Group

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced today that his office has filed suit in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County against... Read Full Story

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CPD Makes Warrant & Violation Of Protective Order Arrests

On May 21, 2017, the Cumberland Police arrested Shaniqua Loretta Wiley, age 26, of Cumberland, MD.  Wiley had an active arrest warrant for... Read Full Story

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Governmental Red Tape Threatens To Further Delay Low Water Bridge Project In Little Orleans

Allegany County's engineering and public works staff has been working since 2004 to design and replace the low water bridge that serves the... Read Full Story

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Gov. Hogan Says With Session Over The Rear Work Begins For His Administration

For 90 days, each January through early April- Maryland lawmakers amend, debate and often times play politics looking at some 3,000 pieces of... Read Full Story

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Commissioner Jake Shade Accused Of Ethics Violation After Cumberland Theatre Funding Vote

A Cumberland man criticized Allegany County Commissioner President Jake Shade at Thursday's public meeting – saying Shade acted... Read Full Story

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City Councilman Calls For County To Be More Active Partner When It Comes To Cities Challenges

Cumberland City Councilman Richard "Rock" Cioni wants to see the Allegany County Commissioners step up and become a more active partner... Read Full Story

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Warrant Arrest Jails Cumberland Man On Assault Charge

On Saturday, officers of the Cumberland Police Department arrested Ryan Lee Winkler, age 21, of Cumberland MD on an... Read Full Story

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Jack Knifed Truck Shuts Down WB 68 In Washington County

Type of Incident: Collision / Road Closure

Date and Time: Sunday May 21, 2017

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Cumberland Teen Charged In Mount Savage Assault

On May 20, 2017 officers from the Cumberland Police Department responded to a disturbance on the 600 block of Bedford... Read Full Story

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DWI Alleged To Cause Sunday Morning Crash In Garrett County

Type of Incident: Driving Under Influence/Vehicle Collision

Date and Time: 05/21/2017... Read Full Story

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City Man Arrested On Pennsylvania Warrant

On Saturday, officers from the Cumberland Police Department responded to the 500 block of Columbia Ave for a report of... Read Full Story

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