A common complaint voiced by local manufacturers has been the lack of a trained local workforce. An Appalachian Regional Commission grant should help alleviate some of the problem.
Cemetery group: Attacks based on misinformation
With the issues recently printed in the Cumberland Times-News about our organization, Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization, we would like to set the record straight.
There is logic to city’s plan for bike lanes, not absurdity
I am the president of the local bike club, the Western Maryland Wheelmen, and would like to respond to the editorial of Feb. 24 (Bike lanes: Residents of Frederick and Bedford streets not happy) and the letter of Delegate Kevin Kelly of Feb. 27 (“Plans to establish bike lanes is both absurd and dangerous”).
It seems like every legislative session in Annapolis poses some economic threat to the Luke paper mill. This year is no exception.
Progress made on Autocross
ºOn behalf of National Road Autosport LLC and hundreds of motorsports enthusiasts who compete at the Cumberland Airport, we are pleased to share progress toward continuing the Cumberland Airport Autocross Series.
Who is the real marijuana addict? Not the one you think
Like an addict worried where he will get his next fix or a pusher worried about losing his best customer, Maryland police organizations are absolutely apoplectic at the prospect of any real experiments with marijuana decimalization.
Are they going to tear down houses for a bicycle lane?
I read recently that Kevin Shaffer has been suspended from his job for three months (“Foul-mouthed county employee placed on leave,” Dec. 7 Times-News, Page 1A). With pay! Boy, I bet he hates that.
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Your gift can help Interfaith Pantry to share $1 million
The Interfaith Community Pantry has received notice that for the 17th straight year, the Alan Shawn Feinstein Foundation in Rhode Island will divide $1 million among nonprofit agencies throughout the country helping to fight hunger during March and April 2014.
Those of us who have long memories may have felt a shiver when we first heard about the law passed by Arizona’s legislature that would have protected people from lawsuits if they asserted their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays.
Why did this sound familiar? Where have we heard this before? Where have we seen it?
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