Descendants of W. Milnor Roberts Sr. look at a photo during a reception that followed a program about the Roberts family Saturday at the Gordon-Roberts House in Cumberland. Pictured, from left, are James Milnor Robers III of Fairfax Station, Va.; Katherine Gibson Newcomer; and W. Milnor Roberts V. About 60 members of the Roberts family from all over the country attended the event. The family of W. Milnor Roberts Sr., an engineer and businessman, was the second and last family to live in the Gordon-Roberts House. The first was prominent attorney Josia Hance Gordon, who built the home in 1867. The home was purchased from Roberts’ estate by the Allegany County Historical Society in 1954 and is now operated as a house museum.
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CUMBERLAND — Employees at the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration have been supporting Haley House, a local 8-year-old girl who is fighting brain cancer. She is the daughter of Jen and Buddy House and was first diagnosed in January 2013.
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Elected officials and Kevin Clark, executive director of the Mineral County Development Authority, are working to bring Huy Fong Foods, makers of Sriracha hot sauce, to Mineral County.
Frankfort Middle math teacher named county’s best
Angela Shanholtz, a mathematics teacher at Frankfort Middle School, has been selected as Mineral County’s 2015 Teacher of the Year.
Behavior fuels questions in Virginia killings
In his short time on the often-freewheeling Alexandria political scene, Charles Severance made an impression.
Delegation recaps General Assembly session
With this year’s Maryland General Assembly session recently concluding, members of the District 1 legislative delegation gave a review of the new $38.7 billion state budget and other accomplishments of the 2014 session.
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Three on list for Garrett judge
The Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission for Commission District 5 is scheduled to interview three candidates for consideration for the position of Garrett County Circuit Court judge.
Hotel evacuation forces senior prom relocation
High carbon monoxide readings at the Ramada Inn on George Street resulted in the evacuation of the first floor at midday Tuesday and caused a senior citizen prom to be moved elsewhere.
Address project for 911 begins in Fort Ashby
Work on the Mineral County 911 and addressing project has begun in Fort Ashby.
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