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Timbrook, Davis-Rogers, Green Make Top 12

January 1st, 2024 by WCBC Radio

WCBC’s List of the Twelve Most Compelling People for 2023 is now official. These are amonth the individuals or entities that have somehow influenced the area this year – 

Fred Timbrook, Jr. has expanded his family automobile business to Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania and carried on his ministry with City Reach Church. His newest project is developing the Lila Building in downtown Cumberland into lofts and commercial space.

Max Green heads up the West Side Neighborhood Association and has made an impression on residents and neighbors alike with his persistence for answers about development at the former site of Allegany High School. He has prodded the Allegany County Commissioners for more public input and transparency in the project to place housing in the historic neighborhood.

Ruth Davis-Rogers has brought a renaissance to the preservation of historic properties in the City of Cumberland.  New grant programs to aid homeowners in renovations as well as a new long-term preservation plan for the City has provided encouragement that historic homes can be saved and revitalized.