About 50 children from the Humpty Dumpty Learning Center walked 10 laps around the school’s parking lot Tuesday in a fundraiser to benefit The League — a Children’s Place. Students raised $2,083. The league serves children from birth to age 21 in Maryland, West Virginia and Pennsylvania with free services in orthopedic, cerebral palsy and cleft lip/palate clinics as well as speech, occupational and physical therapy. Humpty Dumpty Learning Center is located at 217 N. Centre St. and provides an educational program within a Christian environment for children ages 6 weeks through 5 years.
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Kona Ice owners dole out treats, give back to the community
CUMBERLAND — In addition to serving tasty treats and putting a smile on patrons’ faces, Oakland residents Wheeler Stewart and Jeff Orr, owners/operators of Kona Ice Mountain Maryland, do their part to give back to Allegany and Garrett counties. The number one theme of Kona Ice is that if you give it back, it’s going to come back to you, said Stewart.
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Gov. O'Malley urging Marylanders to buy local products
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O’Malley is urging Maryland residents to buy locally produced food.
The governor and the first lady will host a buy local cookout at the governor’s residence in Annapolis on Thursday.
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Advocates call for expansion of summer lunch program
CUMBERLAND — It’s the first year that St. John’s Lutheran Church on Arch Street has participated in the summer lunch program for children. The Rev. Tormod Svensson, the pastor at the church, said that while the church has offered food programs before, this is the first time they’ve been officially part of the Summer Food Service Program.
Two face additional charges in child’s death
MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — West Virginia State Police have served arrest warrants on Joseph A. Christy and Summer L. McDaniel in the case of their 26-day-old infant’s death.
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Commissioners set to vote on plan
CUMBERLAND — Allegany County commissioners are scheduled Thursday to vote on the 266-page, 2014 Allegany County Comprehensive Plan. The portion of the plan that has stirred some controversy is the inclusion of the Terrapin Run Development. If commissioners approve the plan, the development will be an official part of the county’s land use development plan for the future.
Faulty electrical outlet sparks Mount Savage fire
MOUNT SAVAGE — Tuesday’s fire that caused an estimated $30,000 property loss in a residence on Iron Rail Street has been determined to be accidental, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office.
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