Ben Strozykowski participates with fellow Chinese partial-immersion students in the Lion Dance at West Side Elementary School on Thursday. The students gave the presentation after learning about the Chinese New Year, which is today.
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Organizers hope canoe championships put Garrett County on map
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.
Mineral deputy, K-9 partner named top team in W.Va.
Mineral County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Smith and K-9 Kira were awarded West Virginia K-9 Team of the Year by the West Virginia Police Canine Association earlier this month.
City marbles tournament set Monday, Tuesday at Constitution Park rings
The Cumberland Parks and Recreation Department will hold the annual City Marbles Tournament at the Constitution Park marble rings Monday and Tuesday.
Mid-Atlantic beaches ready for post-Sandy summer
Officials in Maryland and Delaware beach towns are hoping renovations, good publicity and activities pegged to historical events will help usher in a strong summer beach season, and they say the states are on track to receive more visitors this year.
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.
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