Cumberland Times-News


  • Airports are for airplanes, not for autos and autocrosses

    Regarding the airport/autocross: Airports are for airplanes and air traffic, not for auto show/cross. The commissioners did an OK decision. Past years do not make autos at airports right.

    June 29, 2014

  • Reviving motorsports at airport could help revive the economy

    Autocross activities have had a measurable impact on the economy of the western Maryland region while generating positive national publicity.

    June 29, 2014

  • Autocross Autocross

    Every once in a while a simple answer can be found for a complicated problem. That would seem to be the case in the autocross controversy being played out before the Potomac Highlands Airport Authority.

    June 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Don’t play devil’s advocate

    Once I was able to contain my laughter after reading David Crockett’s letter to the editor (“War on Drugs means money, power for some,” June 26 Times-News), I decided to address his apparent lack of knowledge regarding drug abuse/ addiction, alcoholism, and mental health.

    June 28, 2014

  • What about all of the others he has forgotten and left behind?

    The lawless presidency of Barack Obama rages on. This time Obama has released five Islamic terrorists from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for one deserter named Bowe Bergdahl.

    June 28, 2014

  • Wildlife official protests more Sunday hunts in far W. Md.

    Joseph Michael believes that the Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service put its regulations cart ahead of its regulations horse, at least when it comes to allowing more hunting on Sundays in the state’s three westernmost counties.

    June 28, 2014

  • The moose is loose, and it’s coming for you

    So how would you like to look out your kitchen door window onto your porch and see a moose looking back at you from close range?

    June 28, 2014

  • Here’s a look at what goes on inside you

    In high school, my favorite science course was biology. I can remember Mr. Munley in his wheelchair. Our class went on a field trip to the University of Miami Medical School where we saw the cadavers used by the medical students.

    June 28, 2014

  • Furor may be about more than just ‘Redskins’ name

    I truly don’t believe it is about the Native Americans being offended by the name Washington Redskins.

    June 27, 2014

  • Topic A Topic A

    The economic study of Cumberland now underway is long overdue. Besides looking at how jobs can be created locally, we hope the study will grab the attention of state government leaders.

    June 26, 2014 1 Photo