It’s time to change the ‘Redskins’ team name
The fight over the controversial NFL football team name Washington “Redskins” took an interesting twist recently when the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) canceled the NFL team’s “Redskins” trademark because of its offensiveness towards American Indians.
Session June 28 to discuss unconventional natural gas
Please join the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health (MIAEH) for a presentation of preliminary findings of unconventional natural gas (UNG) extraction's effects on public health.
Stay on top of the situation involving the hoarding of dogs
I will say that the “Lucky 33” dogs left abandoned has truly upset Cumberland citizens. our city is distraught about the horrific animal cruelty and hoarding that occurred on Greene Street.
Public health study looks at shale drilling
The health of Western Marylanders will be the focus of a new study coming out in July.
Concert June 27 will benefit Shoes for Orphan Souls
We hope you plan on joining us for our opening night concert featuring Ricky Howsare for our Shoes for Orphan Souls.
Candidates not addressing problems of city and county
Candidates seeking offices are not stressing the real causes of Cumberland’s and the county’s problems. That is getting industry into area to give employment and put money into people’s pockets.
Reconsider autocross decision
I recently heard of the problems with the Cumberland Airport Autocross Series and thought I should write you with my perspective.
I am a 38-year-old professional who has participated in Cumberland autocross events for most of the last 10 years.
Don’t be surprised if they take on the Allegany High mascot
I want to say I graduated from Allegany High School. Our mascot is a symbol of a Indian chief. I guess we’re affected too.
Government must listen to the people for democracy to work
Democracy in the U. S. is an illusion vainly to be sought. It can only be a reality when the people govern themselves, and that will never be possible under the present circumstances.
Community coming to aid of flood-damaged church
When tragedy strikes our community, caring loving people respond.
On June 12 at about 7 p.m., a major flash flood hit our community of Cresaptown and caused major damage to Calvary Christian Academy and Calvary Baptist church on Route 220 south.
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