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County to request project funding through Appalachian Regional Commission
The beginning stages of a pilot training program through Frostburg State University, a water line replacement at the fairgrounds and work on an access road to the Frostburg Business Park are among the projects Allegany County plans to submit to the Appalachian Regional Commission for funding.
Former Piedmont police chief says actions not illegal or deceitful
Ralph Rice, former chief of Piedmont Police, doesn’t understand why the council made an issue out of his delay in returning the 911 center radio and the three packages of police equipment.
Skydiving business operating at aiport
The Greater Cumberland Regional Airport may see a skydiving outfit and a substation of the Mineral County Sheriff’s Department on the grounds in the future. On Thursday, Potomac Highlands Airport Authority members voted unanimously to enter into a commercial agreement with SkyDive Deep Creek to offer skydiving, pending an insurance review.
DNR boat sinks on Deep Creek
A large Maryland Department of Natural Resources boat used on Deep Creek Lake sunk Wednesday afternoon but was floated to the surface with air bags Thursday and brought to shore, according to Eric Null, Deep Creek Lake State Park spokesman.
Man forces way into Mineral sheriff's home
A Keyser man who was believed to be under the influence of crystal meth allegedly forced his way into the home of the Mineral County sheriff Tuesday morning, thinking he was at a relative’s home in the same neighborhood, Sheriff Jeremy Taylor said.
Myers won’t seek re-election to Maryland House of Delegates
Delegate LeRoy Myers Jr. has decided not to seek re-election to the Maryland General Assembly in 2014.
Downtown taxing district generates about $215,000 yearly
Most of the downtown mall area and some adjacent spots are part of something called a special taxing district. And like the old beer commercial, even those living in the district might echo crime writer turned actor Mickey Spillane by saying, “It’s a mystery to me.”
Keyser man indicted on arson charges
Robert Lee Suter III, 44, who in February allegedly set his Sunnydale Addition house on fire, is included on the May 2013 term grand jury indictments list provided by the Mineral County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.
Sheriff to study school security in Newtown
Sheriff Craig Robertson will soon travel to Newtown, Conn., site of the December shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, as part of a study on school security.
Myers says he will not seek new House of Delegates term
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers Jr., who represents Washington and Allegany counties in Maryland's House of Delegates, said Wednesday he will not seek re-election in 2014.
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