Mike King operates an excavator to remove debris from a drainage ditch Thursday along Railroad Street in Mount Savage. The Allegany County Roads Department is still cleaning up after Superstorm Sandy.
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Organizers hope canoe championships put Garrett County on map
Deep Creek 2014: International Canoe Federation Canoe Slalom World Championships is the largest inbound sporting event scheduled in the United States in 2014, according to Todd Copley, executive director of Deep Creek 2014.
PSC approves Keyser sewer rate hike, customers due refund
The West Virginia Public Service Commission has approved a sewer rate increase for Keyser for all service after June 24 and a refund of 1.01 percent of the money collected from each customer under the interim rates.
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.
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.
Record Powerball jackpot inspires office lottery pools
In workplaces across the nation, Americans are inviting their colleagues to chip in $2 for a Powerball ticket and a shared daydream.
Nearly 400 volunteers complete tasks during Day of Caring and Sharing
The 16th anniversary of the Cumberland Day of Caring and Sharing kicked off at 8 a.m. Friday with an opening ceremony for all volunteers on the Downtown Cumberland Mall.
Decatur Street resident suffers smoke inhalation in kitchen fire
A member of the Larry Bowling family was taken to the hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation after an early-morning kitchen fire at 6 Decatur St. that was caused by unattended cooking, according to Cumberland Fire Marshal Lt. Shannon Adams.
Fourth-graders name new canal launch boat The Katie Dreamer
Superintendent of the C&O Canal National Historical Park, Kevin Brandt, and C&O Canal Trust President, Mike Nardolilli, hosted a naming ceremony Friday morning at the Canal Place Festival Grounds for one of the park’s new launch boats.
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.
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