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.
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.
Cemetery organization has done many good works
I would just like to respond to a recent letter by Dale Mr. Sams pertaining to the Cumberland Historical Cemetery Organization (“Why not help those who help the needy, instead?” Feb. 20 Times-News).
Thanks for withdrawing CHCO legislation
On behalf of the Allegany County Branch of the NAACP, we wish to express our appreciation for your decision to withdraw SB1037/HB1444, which would have authorized the Board of County Commissioners of Allegany County to designate a portion of marriage license fees collected in the county for distribution to the Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization (CHCO) (“Cemetery organization aid proposal withdrawn,” Feb. 21 Times-News, Page 1A).
Let him use his money if he wants to support the CHCO
So Commissioner Mike McKay has been shot down in his efforts to forward his agenda (“Cemetery organization aid proposal withdrawn,” Feb. 21 Times-News, Page 1A).
Plan to establish bike lanes is both absurd and dangerous
As you are aware, I am delegate to the General Assembly whose district includes the Bedford and Frederick Street areas of Cumberland. Additionally, I am a former long-time Bedford Street resident. Presently, and for a number of years, I have resided adjacent to Bedford Road.
Why do they have to walk in the cold?
Just sharing a couple things we think about. Why are the inmates at the Allegany County Detention Center released from the Cresaptown facility, in the cold, to fend for themselves to get to Cumberland or wherever they need to go?
Autocross group has benefited airport and would be missed
My name is Kevin Potts and I currently work as an instructor for Maryland Skydive Center out of Greater Cumberland Regional Airport.
Here’s a challenge: Try to predict next week’s weather
Craig Etchison challenged me (“Everyone else takes it seriously,” Feb. 15 Times-News) to, “Offer scientific evidence that refutes global climate change.”
Support adequate facilities for all children
It is hard to believe how a few short years of bad politics have come close to destroying our county’s public schools.
With three county commissioners who have refused to help our kids, maybe it is time for change.
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