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February 26, 2013

In Brief - 02/27/2013

Choral festival will not be held today

FROSTBURG — The Allegany County Choral Festival scheduled for today at Mountain Ridge High School has been canceled.  

School board holds special session

CUMBERLAND — The Allegany County Board of Education will hold a special work session Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the Central Office, 108 Washington St.

The legislative audit will be reviewed and the superintendent’s proposed budget will be presented.  

Celebrate Recovery meets on Tuesdays

CUMBERLAND —  Celebrate Recovery, which is a biblically balanced approach to help people overcome personal issues, meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Grace Memorial Community Church located on Bishop Walsh Drive in Cumberland.

At these meetings, individuals meet together to work through the Christ-centered 12 steps and recovery principles found in the Beattitudes.

Transportation and child care are available upon request by calling the church office at 301-777-1670. Please call by Sunday to make arrangements. More information is available on the church website at

Weekend bridge work continues

CUMBERLAND — Exit 43B on Interstate 68, which is the westbound ramp to Industrial Boulevard, will be closed Saturday and Sunday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. so that a platform can be built as part of the renovation of the Crosstown Bridge, according to the State Highway Administration.

Neighborhood watch invites residents

CUMBERLAND — The North End Neighborhood Watch will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. and has issued an invitation to West Side residents as well.

The meeting will be held at Cumberland Neighborhood Services, 400 N. Mechanic St.

Mountain Ridge adds honor student

FROSTBURG — Ninth-grader Lucas Lowery has been named to the Mountain Ridge High School A-B honor roll. He was inadvertently omitted from the earlier list.

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