Left photo: Sean Biser, Keyser High School football coach; Sarah Moran; Mark Manges, Dapper Dan Club executive board member; and Taige Redman, a Keyser High graduate who now plays linebacker for West Virginia University’s football team, talk prior to the 65th annual Dapper Dan Awards Banquet at the Ali Ghan Shrine Club on Sunday. Above: James K. Cunningham, a past Dapper Dan president, presents Danielle Miller of Grantsville with a plaque recognizing her as The League — A Children’s Place Dapper Dan Child of the Year. New York Mets pitcher Aaron Laffey, an Allegany High School graduate, was presented the club’s top award. For more on the event, see Page 3B.
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Cemetery group renews funding request
A local cemetery organization revived a request for funding from marriage license fees at Thursday’s Allegany County Commission meeting. Backing the request were Del. LeRoy Myers Jr. and the Rev. Alfred Dees of the Metropolitan A.M.E Church.
Airport Authority to put Md. meeting act in bylaws
The Potomac Highlands Airport Authority voted 6-1 on Thursday to add the Maryland Open Meeting Act into their bylaws.
Project AIM discussed at teen pregnancy conference
Attendees at the recent National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Conference in Washington learned about how to maintain a successful project from Sharon Cihlar, sustainability coordinator for the Cumberland YMCA Project AIM.
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Keyser City Council working hard to fight blight
The Keyser City Council is working hard to fight blight within the city and is issuing warnings.
“We are not ignoring what we are hearing of the blighted property complaints. We are starting to get into it pretty heavily again,” said Mayor Randy Amtower during the council meeting Wednesday.
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