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November 15, 2012

News Briefs - 11/16/2012

County to discuss sewer project

CUMBERLAND — The Allegany County commissioners have scheduled a public meeting pertaining to an upcoming sewer project in the Highland Estates area in the Bedford Road Sanitary District near Naves Crossroad on Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. in Room 212 of the Allegany County Office Building on Kelly Road.

This project is in response to a consent order from the Maryland Department of the Environment to address wet-weather related sanitary sewer overflows. The sewer system will be rehabilitated and/or replaced. The project is scheduled to begin in the spring.

Paul  Kahl, director of the county Department of Public Works, Utilities Division Chief Mark Yoder and Project Engineer Daniel DeWitt will discuss details of the project and answer questions.

For more information, contact DeWitt at 301-876-9560 or


Tickets remain for vaudeville show

CUMBERLAND — Tickets for New Embassy’s “Vaudeville Varieties Show” in celebration of the theater’s 81st birthday starting this evening are still available.

Tonight and tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. in the vintage 1931 Art Deco movie house at 49 Baltimore St., with a final 2:30 p.m. matinee on Sunday, a group of volunteer headliner performers will provide a two-part presentation in salute of vaudeville shows of yesteryear at the now-demolished Strand Theater.

A subsequent second-half songfest will be performed by singers Jeanlyn Lewis and Mark Baker, accompanied by Potomac State music educator John Hawkins. Reservations are suggested by calling 301-722-4692.

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