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.
- Local News
- Bosley returns as Southern's head coach
- City seeks superstar nominations
- Oakland motorcyclist in critical condition
- City native earns Senatorial Medal of Freedom
- Repairs planned for Braddock Run behind Lions field
- Roads closed for weekend hill climb
- A boy and a bass
After more than six weeks, lawmakers compromise on veterans health progam
WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.
10 things to know for today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
W.Va. board to meet this week to discuss dangerous animals
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A board tasked with compiling a list of animals that are illegal to keep as pets in West Virginia will consider one that’s shorter than a list suggested earlier.
Media outlets report the state Wild and Dangerous Animal Board will meet on Wednesday as it tries to comply with legislation passed earlier this year.
- More Local News Headlines