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Retired Local Dentist Passes

Dr. Ronald “Max” Barmoy, died on Thursday, May 17th, 2018, following a brief illness. He was eighty-five (85) years old.... Read Full Story

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City Man Jailed After Missing Circuit Court Trial

On Saturday, Cumberland Police served an arrest warrant on McClave Cleland Combs II for failing to appear for trial on May 16th, 2018 for... Read Full Story

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Person Rescued From Small Potomac River Island Near Keyser

UPDATED 7:00 AM – Reports from the scene indicate the person is now safe.

INITIAL REPORT 6:15 AM – Emergency crews have been... Read Full Story

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Man Charged After Unusual Incident On Massachusetts Avenue

On Saturday, Cumberland Police responded to a Massachusetts residence for a disturbance complaint. 

When officers arrived, they... Read Full Story

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Grantsville Man Injured In Fall From ATV

A Grantsville man was injured Saturday evening when he fell from an ATV and struck... Read Full Story

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WV Legislature In Special Session Sunday

Gov. Jim Justice issued a call for the West Virginia Legislature to meet in special session beginning at 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The... Read Full Story

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CCA Golf Marathon Set For Monday

The annual Golf Marathon will take place Monday for the benefit of Calvary... Read Full Story

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11 PM UPDATE: Route 135 Now One Lane Due To Landslide

11:00 PM UPDATE – One lane of traffic is now open, controlled by a flagging operation.

7:00 PM UPDATE – We have an additional... Read Full Story

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Police serve warrants for burglary, assault charges

On Friday,  the Cumberland Police Department served an arrest warrant on Lisa Flora Breiterman.  The warrant was issued by District... Read Full Story

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ACM to Graduate Nearly 300 at 56th Commencement Exercises

Allegany College of Maryland will recognize the achievements of nearly 300 students when it conducts 56th commencement exercises Saturday, May 19,... Read Full Story

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2018 Preakness is Today

The 2018 Kentucky Derby is in the rearview and now Baltimore takes center stage the 143rd Preakness Stakes. The second leg of the Triple Crown is... Read Full Story

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Flight 93 Speaker Series begins season

The Flight 93 Speaker Series is back for a... Read Full Story

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Prices at the Pump Rising

Maryland motorists continue to see gas prices take a bite out of their budget, as some local averages gained as much as eight cents in the last... Read Full Story

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Westernport Election this Tuesday

Five Westernport citizens are vying for the three open government positions in the municipal election to be held Tuesday, May 22.  John... Read Full Story

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Tax Relief May Be Available For Property Owners Impacted By Heavy Rain and Flood Damage

The Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) is encouraging residents whose real property has been damaged by the... Read Full Story

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Allegany County working with local entities to help former CSX employees

Allegany County Government, the Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (CEDC), Allegany College of Maryland, Western Maryland Consortium and... Read Full Story

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Delaney bashes Republicans for failed Farm Bill

Today, the House of Representatives considered H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 – more commonly known as the Farm Bill.... Read Full Story

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“Click It or Ticket” Seat Belt Enforcement Effort Begins May 21

As summer approaches, the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s (MDOT MVA) Highway Safety Office, along with... Read Full Story

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Volunteer Maryland Celebrates 25 Years of Service

Volunteer Maryland yesterday hosted a celebration of 25 years of service to Maryland communities. Since its inception, Volunteer Maryland has... Read Full Story

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Sheriff’s Department Helps with Vehicle Pursuit on I-68

On Friday morning at approximately 1:13am deputies with the Allegany County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to west bound Interstate 68 at... Read Full Story

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Fraley Responds to Public Reaction on Consultant

Public reaction has been swift and emotional on social media to a consultant’s report which recommends, among other actions, closing... Read Full Story

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Large Disturbance Leads to One Arrest

On Thursday May 17, 2018, at 5:22 pm, officer from the Cumberland Police Department responded to Bedford St. @ Queen City Drive for a large fight... Read Full Story

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City Police Arrest Two on Theft Charges

On Thursday May 17, 2018 at 11:47 am, officers from the Cumberland Police Department responded to the 100 block of Welton Drive for a theft... Read Full Story

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Allegany High School Time Capsule Opened

Ceremonies were conducted Thursday morning to open a  time capsule that had been placed in the cornerstone of Allegany High School in 1925.... Read Full Story

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Rural Health Care Program Gains Support of WMHS

Count the Western Maryland Health System as fully supportive of a bipartisan effort underway urging the Federal Communications Commission to... Read Full Story

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CEDC Discusses Involvement in Helping Former CSX Employees

It’s been a week since 100 CSX employees at the South Cumberland facility were walked off the site by security being notified that they were... Read Full Story

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WMHS Begins Renovation for Child-Friendly ER

Western Maryland Health System this month started a $2.7 million dollar renovation of its Emergency Department, and part of the plan is to... Read Full Story

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Work on Opioid Crisis progressing

The Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) is committed to advancing statewide efforts to address the opioid crisis.  The MHCC announced the... Read Full Story

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Governor Reminds Marylanders to Prepare for Continued Rain, Storms throughout this Week

Rain is in the forecast for the remainder of this week and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is reminding residents to be prepared for additional... Read Full Story

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South Penn School hit with outbreak of Gastrointestinal Illness; School Closed Friday

The Allegany County Health Department has learned that many children and staff attending South Penn Elementary School have developed... Read Full Story

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State Of Emergency Declared In Frederick Co. After Flooding

Frederick County and Frederick City officials have declared states of emergency after flooding caused major damage Tuesday night.

Frederick... Read Full Story

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1925 Time Capsule Opened At Alco

Allegany High School History Teacher Brian White is assisted by School Board Facilities Director Vince Montana in opening up a time... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Woman Served Warrant On Shoplifting Charges

On May 17, 2018, Cumberland City Police... Read Full Story

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Blue Ribbon Commission Receives Recommendations On School Redistricting

The Board of Education of Allegany County contracted with the consulting firm, Facility Engineering Associates (FEA), in November 2017 to conduct... Read Full Story

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Outburst By Mayoral Candidate Calls Into Question Participation In Upcoming Forums

An obscenity laced outburst by Cumberland mayoral candidate Robin Hood Constitution during this week’s City Council meeting has called into... Read Full Story

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Sheriff Robertson Talks About School Security

Another day and another school shooting incident- this time in Dixon, Illinois where a student fired a gun at a police officer as students had... Read Full Story

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City Approves Contract For Street Paving

The Cumberland Mayor and City Council voted this week to enter into a $1.5 million contract with Carl Belt Inc. to provide street paving... Read Full Story

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Sen. Cardin Calls For Increased Funding For Rural Health Care Program

In Maryland, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin is urging the FCC to increase the funding cap for a program aimed at improving the quality of health care... Read Full Story

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Mayoral Candidate Snaps at Council Meeting

What started out as a few questions about a new contract approved by the Cumberland Mayor and City Council for city solicitor Mike Cohen erupted... Read Full Story

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Constitution Park Pool is not targeted for closure

Social media rumors are spreading this week that the city is considering closing the Constitution Park swimming pool- but a member of the city... Read Full Story

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Cardin, Van Hollen Urge FCC to Expand Rural Health Program

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) have joined a bipartisan group of 30 U.S. Senators in urging the Federal Communications... Read Full Story

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Maryland Bans ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’ For Minors

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has signed a bill to prohibit health professionals from practicing "gay conversion therapy" on minors, as a... Read Full Story

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Governor Signs Tax Relief & Job Creation Legislation

Governor Larry Hogan was joined today by Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker of the House Michael Busch to sign 229... Read Full Story

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Rep. Anthony Brown Suffers Minor Stroke After Kamenetz’s Funeral

Rep. Anthony Brown suffered a minor stroke Friday after attending late County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's funeral, Brown's spokesman said.... Read Full Story

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More Jobs For Marylanders Program Lands Hagerstown Business

Fabricated Extrusion Company, a provider of custom extrusion manufacturing services throughout the United States, is establishing its East Coast... Read Full Story

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Walkaway Inmate Apprehended; others charged as accomplices

On Monday May 14, 2018 at approximately 7:10am a Minimum Security Work Release Road Crew inmate from the Allegany County Detention Center walked... Read Full Story

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Cumberland Police Serve Numerous Warrants

On Monday, May 14th, 2018 the Cumberland Police Department served an... Read Full Story

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Sen. Van Hollen Presses Zinke To Take MD Off Proposed Offshore Drilling List

Maryland Senator Chris Van Hollen recently pressed Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to commit to having Maryland taken off the list of states... Read Full Story

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WV Congressman Cosponsoring Bill To Address Opioids Used In ER’s

West Virginia 1st District Congressman David McKinley is cosponsoring a bill that would help address the use of opioids in hospital emergency... Read Full Story

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CEDC To Continue To Search For Funding For Baltimore St. Renovation

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

During the public portion of the... Read Full Story

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