Cumberland Times-News

April 16, 2013

News Briefs - 04/17/2013


Cumberland Times-News

Mount Savage tax group has vacancies

MOUNT SAVAGE — The Mount Savage Taxing and Lighting Committee is accepting nominations for three positions until May 13.

Interested residents should send their name to Tax and Light Committee, P.O. Box 761, Mount Savage, MD 21545.

Elections will be held May 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mount Savage Community Building.

Voters must be at least 21 years old, a property owner and live in the taxing area.

Meeting to discuss gun control law

FROSTBURG — A program scheduled Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Frostburg Community Library will include a discussion on the gun control legislation that was recently passed in Maryland.

The National Rifle Association has proposed a lawsuit to stop the law, according to Bernard Miltenberger, Frostburg. He will also discuss a pending referendum petition signature drive to block the law from going into effect.

The program also will include a PowerPoint presentation of Dr. Russell Blaylock’s report, The Real Cure for Depression and Anxiety, and a documentary film, “Dead Wrong: How Psychotropic Drugs are Killing our Children.”

Westernport work to close Oakview Drive

WESTERNPORT — Due to construction on Main Street in Westernport, Oakview Drive will be closed today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Oakview Drive will be closed Thursday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Greenbrier airport agency to join FAA suit

MAXWELTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Greenbrier County Airport Authority plans to participate in a lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration.

The lawsuit is one of several filed by airport operators in other states challenging the FAA’s decision to close control towers at 149 small airports.

The Register-Herald reported that members of the Greenbrier County authority voted unanimously Monday to join one of the lawsuits.