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City Council member Cioni enthusiastic over grant funding for downtown businesses

March 25th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

City of Cumberland and Allegany County has award $100,000 in grant funding for downtown businesses affected by the construction. WCBC news spoke with City of Cumberland Council member Rock Cioni who says the grant collaboration was with Allegany County and preliminary discussions with Commissioner Dave Caporale. Cioni added that it was a perfect financial storm for downtown businesses: Not only have businesses been dealing with the construction impact but are still recovering from Covid-19 loans, and minimum wage increases…