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Carver Center Board to Meet Tuesday

March 18th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The newly appointed Carver Community Center Board will meet on Tuesday as efforts to rehabiliate the dilapidated facility begin in earnest.  Located at 340 Frederick Street,  the facility was constructed in 1921, where it operated as the George Washington Carver High School. It later served as the original Allegany Community College but later the building  fell into disrepair until a $1.5 million renovation was performed in 2003. The facility subsequently reopened at the Carver Community Center in 2004 and was organized as a tax-exempt nonprofit. However, once again, the facility fell into neglect and disrepair, suffering vandalism which led to its closure in 2011. The City Council voted in the spring of 2020 to once again renovate the facility.  Mayor Ray Morriss said the first priority has been to get some information on electrical, plumbing, and the HVAC…