image description

News

 

 

 

WVU Gold Logo

On Classic Hits 107: CBB Saturday WVU at Kansas State 2PM

WCBC New Snow Watch Update
Snow Plan Activated in Allegany & Washington Counties

Maryland State Police barracks in Allegany and Washington Counties have implemented the Snow Emergency Plan due to worsening road... Read Full Story

National Weather Service Logo
Snow, sleet, freezing rain in the forecast

It may be brief, but some winter weather is expected Saturday late morning and afternoon. Snow and sleet will change to freezing rain, and with... Read Full Story

CEDC logo
Allegany County was a finalist for Clorox Plant

The Cumberland Economic Development Corporation, in a press release issued Friday, said that Allegany County was a finalist for the Clorox... Read Full Story

prison
City woman sentenced for obtaining medical documents by deception

The Cumberland Times News... Read Full Story

Cumberland Police Car A
Police make theft, assault arrests

On Friday the Cumberland City Police arrested Kevin Wayne Snider Jr, age 30, of Cumberland MD. Snider was arrested on an... Read Full Story

Circle K Gas
Gas prices falling but Cumberland remains highest in state

Drivers across Maryland saw gas prices dip this week, following more than a week of crude oil price fluctuation and geopolitical concerns between... Read Full Story

Baltimore Street Bridge Open
Baltimore Street bridge project update set for Tuesday

The Engineering Department for the City of Cumberland would like to notify the public that the public work session for the Baltimore Street Bridge... Read Full Story

Allegany College
ACOM Basketball Game Postponed

The Allegany College of Maryland Men's Basketball game scheduled for Saturday, January 18th has been postponed to Monday, January 20th at... Read Full Story

AAA Logo
AAA offers tips for driving in winter weather

Mother Nature returns with a vengeance just ahead of a long holiday weekend. With an extended forecast for temperatures below freezing, as... Read Full Story

Brian Frosh
Attorney General Frosh Joins Multistate Coalition Fighting to Halt Immigration Arrests at State Courthouses

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today joined a coalition of 14 attorneys general to halt federal immigration arrests of noncitizens... Read Full Story

Hogan
Governor Hogan Makes Public Service Announcement Calling Maryland to Serve

Governor Larry Hogan asked Marylanders to... Read Full Story

train
Vehicle struck by train

On Friday, officers with the Cumberland Police Department were dispatched to the railroad crossing at Baltimore St and Queen City Drive for a... Read Full Story

Snowflake
Alert: Winter Weather Advisory until 07:00PM Saturday

Snow, sleet and freezing rain expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations of one to three inches with ice accumulations up to one tenth of an... Read Full Story

snow plow
Maryland Motorists Urged to Plan Ahead

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is closely monitoring and preparing for a weekend snow event... Read Full Story

Cumberland Police Car B
Police Make Arrest on Disturbance Call

On January 16, 2020, at 6:35 am, Cumberland Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Columbia Street for some type of disturbance. When officers... Read Full Story

WCBC Block Local
Local Solidarity Service to be Held at Synagogue

In response to the increase in anti-Semetic attacks this past year, especially during the December holidays, the local Jewish community is... Read Full Story

maryland
Hogan Announces $1 Billion Tax Relief to Retirees

Governor Larry Hogan Thursday announced a more than $1 billion tax relief proposal to make it more affordable for retirees to stay in Maryland.... Read Full Story

snow 5
Country Club Snow Ball to be Held Despite Forecast

With possibly nasty weather in the Saturday forecast, one event that will go on no matter the conditions is the annual Snow Ball at the Cumberland... Read Full Story

Lions
Lions Center Sold to Cumberland Chase

After struggling financially for several years and dealing with growing state and federal regulations, the Board of Directors for the Lions Center... Read Full Story

CEDC logo
CEDC and County Economic Development Merger Approved

After a lengthy negotiation process, a memorandum of understanding to merge the Cumberland Economic Development Corporation with Allegany... Read Full Story

wind with rain
Wind Advisory Issued WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING... * WHAT...West winds becoming northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph... Read Full Story
MSP McHenry
Arrests Made in Garrett Storage Thefts

Maryland State Police arrested two people on Wednesday who are charged in connection with... Read Full Story

Hogan
Governor Hogan Applauds Ratification of United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Governor Larry Hogan today applauded the U.S. Congress’s ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), calling the... Read Full Story

Brian Frosh
Frosh joins other AG’s in fighting proposed food stamp cuts

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today joined a group of 15 attorneys general and New York City in a lawsuit to stop the Trump... Read Full Story

Beitzel
Beitzel introduces gun safety bill

 Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel (R – District 1A) announced Thursday morning that he will be submitting a smart gun safety bill, a... Read Full Story

Storm Threat
NWS Updates Weekend Storm Threat

Canadian high pressure will settle overhead Friday through Friday night, causing dry but cold conditions across the area. Low pressure will... Read Full Story
wv
Clorox Locating Cat Litter Plant in Berkeley County WV

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice applauded The Clorox Company, a leading manufacturer of consumer and professional products, today for... Read Full Story

KODAK Digital Still Camera
CPD Serves Warrant On Robbery and Assault Charges

On January 15, 2020, the Cumberland Police served an Arrest Warrant on Kevin Hewlin, age 34 of Cumberland, Maryland.  The Warrant stemmed... Read Full Story

Williams,H
Drug Trafficking Complaints Lead To Arrest Of Cumberland Man

During the evening hours of 01.15.2020 deputies of the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the Cumberland City Police... Read Full Story

fire
House Fire Overnight On Williams Rd

A working house fire was reported early Thursday morning around 2am on Williams Road just down from the hospital. A portion of Williams Rd between... Read Full Story

windmill
Citizens Group Fighting Dan’s Mountain Wind Farm Project Holds Informational Meeting

The citizens group fighting the proposed Dan’s Mountain wind farm project held another informational meeting this week providing updates on... Read Full Story

View Mobile Site