LAVALE — The Allegany County Republican Central Committee will meet Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. at Henny’s Grill and Bar on National Highway.
Food, toy drive
for area children
KEYSER, W.Va. — Veterans for Children will hold a food and toy drive at the Keyser Walmart on Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Nonperishable food items as well as new unwrapped toys are in great need. The nonprofit, tax-exempt organization distributes toys, food and clothing to needy area families.
For more information, go to www.veterans for children.com or call 240–522-6880.
for school board
OAKLAND — The deadline for applicants interested in a vacancy on the Garrett County Board of Education has been extended to Oct. 14.
The county commissioners will appoint a replacement to serve the remainder of Donald Forrester’s term, which will end in December 2014. Forrester retired effective Sept. 30.
Applicants must reside in Commissioner District I and should submit their letter of interest and credentials to Monty Pagenhardt, county administrator. Questions may be addressed to Pagenhardt at 301-334-8970.
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