Students at Frostburg State University danced on Thursday as part of One Billion Rising, an event sponsored by V-Day International to draw attention to the fact that one billion women around the world will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime. From left are Jenaee McWhirter, president of FSU’s Students for Womans’ Issues; Jazymn Jones, secretary of Students for Womans’ Issues; and David Branch, Te-Vaughn Hicks and Chris Inskeep of Iota Phi Theta fraternity.
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Allegany, Garrett emergency responders honored
MCHENRY — The 75 people from Allegany and Garrett counties who were involved with two exceptional emergency medical services calls in 2013 were presented with awards at the recent Night for Stars program held at the Wisp Resort.
Ninth-grader among 30 at inaugural event
OAKLAND — Lexis Trickett, a ninth-grade student at Southern Garrett High School, was among 30 girls who attended Gov. Martin O’Malley’s Leadership Forum for Women and Girls recently in Annapolis in celebration of Women’s History Month.
School immunization requirements change
CUMBERLAND — Changes to school immunization requirements by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene affect students entering kindergarten and seventh grade for the next school year.
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Game on: City interested in baseball study
After it looked like the objection of a couple of constituents to a study on the feasibility of bringing a minor league baseball team to the area may have torpedoed the thought, county commissioners and some city officials sounded ready to sing a chorus of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” on Thursday.
Charges against helmet maker stand in case of Frostburg player’s death
A Montgomery County judge this week declined to dismiss charges against a helmet manufacturer in a case brought by the parents of a Frostburg State University football player who died of head injuries in August 2011 following four straight days of heavy contact drills in practice.
W.Va. BOE president speaks on issues at WVSDB
West Virginia Board of Education President Gayle Manchin responded to issues at the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind during an interview with the Times-News Wednesday morning.
Moorefield man jailed on felony drug count
A Moorefield man was arrested on various charges Thursday, including a felony drug offense for possession of amphetamines, according to the Keyser Police Department.
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Cemetery group’s efforts revive Oak Hill grounds
After you drive Alexander and Furnace streets then navigate a couple of switchbacks on Cemetery Road, you’d figure there would be no more uphill.
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