None of Garrett County’s problems is surprising
Rural electrification shortened World War II by years. Rural electrification made it possible for America to build thousands of small factories to pack ammunition, to can rations, to sew uniforms, and more.
County United Way is inspired by people
The story of County United Way is the story of our community — its needs, its fortunes, its successes, its troubles, its highs, its lows, its people and its leaders.
Gas reserves overestimated
Thank you for your lengthy treatment last weekend of recent events in Cumberland dealing with fracking (“Rally rejects fracking, gas export terminal,” “Natural gas remains good energy option, state’s petroleum group leader says,” Nov. 24 Times-News, Page 1).
Acknowledgement of Hope Station’s work is appreciated
As the director for Hope Station, Allegany County’s Wellness and Recovery Center, I am pleased to read in the Times-News about the work we are doing to help, in partnership with the Maryland Food Bank, our community’s residents who are in need of food (“Mobile food pantries offer added option for struggling families,” Nov. 27 Times-News, Page 1B).
Expanding Medicare would be a much simpler solution
I’m writing in response to the letter from David Hansen of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., posted on Nov. 21 (“Health care solutions should benefit everyone”).
Paper great, but editorial cartoons aren’t so good
I recently retired and moved to Western Maryland from Baltimore County.
I like my morning newspaper and now have more time to read it, I have been favorably impressed by the Times-News excellent local coverage, and the paper’s West Virginia and Maryland local sports news.
Who needs the Comedy Channel when we’ve got Washington?
America is the best country on the earth to live in. But if we as decent people allow Obama and his people to make and enforce laws that are made to destroy life as we are used to, we are doomed.
It’s best for your child, and you should do it
Let’s get to the point. So what is the deal, Moms? One of the three most common reasons a mom does not want to breast feed her child is because of the fear of nursing in public.
From my research, Allegany County is breast-feeding in public-friendly. So why are the numbers of nursing moms so low in Allegany County?
If you like the Nativity and tree, please help to support them
Our small committee is now in its fourth season of keeping-alive the old Cumberland tradition of observing the meaning of Christmas by displaying the Nativity scene and lighted Christmas trees on the site of old Fort Cumberland on the hill at Washington and Greene streets.
Commissioners fail in their duty to the poor
Having read the Times-News article of Nov. 7, entitled, “Food stamp cuts expected to hit home,” I learned that 15,260 individuals in Allegany County or 20 percent of the county’s entire population are on food stamps and their benefit is being reduced by the federal government.
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