C3I has provided this video surveillance photo from the Wednesday armed robbery of the Susquehanna Bank in LaVale at 936 National Highway at 10:18 a.m. The suspect approached a teller and displayed a handgun as he demanded money. He placed the money in a black satchel before leaving the bank via the same rear door through which he entered. While the robber was walking across the parking lot, a dye pack within the money exploded. Police said the man is likely to have red dye on his clothing and person. The suspect is about 6 feet tall with an average build. Tips may be given to Maryland State Police at 301-729-2101 or C3I at 301-777-0326. Anonymous calls may be placed to Allegany/Mineral County Crime Solvers at 301-722-4300. A reward of up to $1,500 is possible.
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Board of education justifies new high school
Following the announcement of a $6.2 million shortfall in the proposed budget for the new Allegany High School, members of the Allegany County Board of Education recently took the opportunity to communicate what they feel are the strongest aspects of the new school project.
Bond bills presented to Senate committee
With a month left in the General Assembly session, a balanced budget is ready to be submitted next week, Sen. George Edwards said Saturday.
Three area men among new West Virginia state troopers
Three area men were among the members of the 63rd Cadet Class of the West Virginia State Police that graduated Friday in a ceremony held at the West Virginia State University in Institute.
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Big turnout for local meeting on proposed hunting regulations
Sixty people attended a meeting at Mountain Ridge High School on Thursday evening to let the Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service know what they thought about new hunting regulations being proposed for the next two years.
West Virginia highway crews planning ‘pothole blitz’ to address road damage
Crews with the West Virginia Division of Highways are planning a multimillion-dollar effort to fix pothole damage across the state.
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State Senate Committee OKs marijuana decriminalization
The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Friday approved a measure relegating marijuana possession to a civil offense.
Canal Quarters program recipient of historic preservation award
Canal Quarters, which preserves and provides public use of historic lockkeepers’ houses along the 184.5-mile Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, received the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation’s Chairman’s Award for Achievement in Historic Preservation in a Capitol Hill ceremony.
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