Hanukkah, Thanksgiving arrive together for the first time ever
The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah begins this year at sundown on the 27th day of November.
Don’t cut other services to meet educators’ demands
Recent articles in the Times-News have dealt with the school situation in Garrett County and some impending closures.
The education association is singing the same old tune: Education must be a priority.
Dave Yates rolls 787
Dave Yates again led area bowlers with a 787 series at the Bowler which featured a high game of 280. Troy Cubbage fired 767 at White Oaks, and Bobby Lannon and Todd Simpson shot matching 757 sets while Tyler Mansfield had 755 at Rainbow. Chad Gable shot 740 featuring a 290 game on the “shark” pattern in the PBA League at White Oaks.
Odds not good
Chances are somewhere between slim and slimmest that Maryland’s Republican lawmakers will be able to get any of their legislative agenda passed this coming year — but they should have fun trying.
Here’s why we should have a whitewater park
The following is a summative list of my Top 10 reasons for building a whitewater park in Cumberland.
Who are these people, and is what they are telling us true?
The Times-News regularly publishes letters “supposedly” written by Gerald Bernstein and Calvin Cowan.
People should be nation’s most cherished possession
When (Abraham) Lincoln said that we begin with equality he was painfully aware how brief was the enjoyment of such a state of affairs. It doesn’t take long for the status quo of equality to seep from our pores and flow into the riverbed of selfishness.
‘Let us begin’
“Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans — born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage — and unwilling to witness or permit the slow undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed, and to which we are committed today at home and around the world.
Education must be made a top priority
The Garrett County commissioners disappointed me last night (Nov. 19) and failed the children of Garrett County — again. I give credit to Mr. Gatto for putting up a resolution to make the Board of Education whole so they would at least have a starting point for budget planning that would not require closing schools. His motion died without a second.
Local agencies made opening supermarket downtown easy
As the president of DM Save A Lot Food Stores, I would like to thank all of the agencies that provided us with their seamless and professional support in our efforts to open our new downtown location.
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