Cumberland Times-News

Jan Alderton - Opinion

Jan Alderton - Opinion
  • JAN-ALDERTON-1.jpg Good streets worth the wait

    Can anyone remember a time when so much street work has been under way at one time in Cumberland?

    May 15, 2010 1 Photo

  • Jan Alderton You’ll have to wait a bit longer

    Bathroom breaks on long family trips through Western Maryland will be a bit more challenging for a third year in a row this summer.

    April 3, 2010 1 Photo

  • Check out our new look

    The new Times-News Web site was placed online late last Tuesday night.

    February 27, 2010

  • Jan Alderton We’re getting a new Web look Visitors to the Cumberland Times-News Web site ( will see a whole new look sometime in late February.

    January 24, 2010 1 Photo

  • Here’s what Christmas was like In attempting to find a 50-year-old obituary in our archives the other day, I ran across articles in The Cumberland News that provide some of the flavor of Christmas in Cumberland in 1959.

    December 17, 2009

  • Jan Alderton They’re sure to sell out soon Zhu Zhu pets — fuzzy, battery-operated hamsters on wheels that sell for less than $10 in most places — may be the hottest toy this Christmas season. But it appears the toys will be hard, if not impossible, to find.

    November 14, 2009 1 Photo

  • Jan Alderton Meatless Mondays hit the spot Dietary experts have long preached that children should be taught healthy eating habits early on. Baltimore City schools have hit on an approach that would work well in school systems throughout Maryland.

    October 17, 2009 1 Photo

  • Jan Alderton We’re not by ourselves in this The cities of Cumberland and Frostburg are hardly alone when it comes to municipalities battling financial problems in the aftermath of the recession.

    September 17, 2009 1 Photo

  • Is the Legislative Forest dead? You can’t see the forest because of the trees.

    July 30, 2009

  • Want help? Tell us more While C3I investigators continue to maintain that the public may be able to help police solve the murder of Rose Marie Leyh, so few details about the crime have been released that it is difficult for the community to understand what kind of information may be helpful.

    July 2, 2009