A 16-year-old Cumberland girl was taken to the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center following this accident that occurred on Williams Road at about 9:40 a.m. Tuesday. The Allegany County Sheriff’s Office reported the youth was operating a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier eastbound on Williams Road near Precious Springs Road when the vehicle hit a patch of ice, traveled over a small embankment and struck a utility pole. The driver’s injuries were believed to be minor. Baltimore Pike, Bedford Road, Bowman’s Addition and District 16 volunteers responded along with the County Roads Department.
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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.
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I-68 downtown ramp to reopen Monday
The exit 43C ramp from eastbound Interstate 68 to downtown Cumberland will remain closed through Monday morning to allow crews to repair the concrete driving surface.
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.
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