Your gift can help Interfaith Pantry to share $1 million
The Interfaith Community Pantry has received notice that for the 17th straight year, the Alan Shawn Feinstein Foundation in Rhode Island will divide $1 million among nonprofit agencies throughout the country helping to fight hunger during March and April 2014.
Those of us who have long memories may have felt a shiver when we first heard about the law passed by Arizona’s legislature that would have protected people from lawsuits if they asserted their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays.
Why did this sound familiar? Where have we heard this before? Where have we seen it?
Cemetery organization has done many good works
I would just like to respond to a recent letter by Dale Mr. Sams pertaining to the Cumberland Historical Cemetery Organization (“Why not help those who help the needy, instead?” Feb. 20 Times-News).
Thanks for withdrawing CHCO legislation
On behalf of the Allegany County Branch of the NAACP, we wish to express our appreciation for your decision to withdraw SB1037/HB1444, which would have authorized the Board of County Commissioners of Allegany County to designate a portion of marriage license fees collected in the county for distribution to the Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization (CHCO) (“Cemetery organization aid proposal withdrawn,” Feb. 21 Times-News, Page 1A).
Let him use his money if he wants to support the CHCO
So Commissioner Mike McKay has been shot down in his efforts to forward his agenda (“Cemetery organization aid proposal withdrawn,” Feb. 21 Times-News, Page 1A).
Plan to establish bike lanes is both absurd and dangerous
As you are aware, I am delegate to the General Assembly whose district includes the Bedford and Frederick Street areas of Cumberland. Additionally, I am a former long-time Bedford Street resident. Presently, and for a number of years, I have resided adjacent to Bedford Road.
It will be quite a sight once again this year when an estimated 800 people dive into Lake Habeeb at Rocky Gap State Park for the 10th annual Hooley Plunge.
Why do they have to walk in the cold?
Just sharing a couple things we think about. Why are the inmates at the Allegany County Detention Center released from the Cresaptown facility, in the cold, to fend for themselves to get to Cumberland or wherever they need to go?
Autocross group has benefited airport and would be missed
My name is Kevin Potts and I currently work as an instructor for Maryland Skydive Center out of Greater Cumberland Regional Airport.
Here’s a challenge: Try to predict next week’s weather
Craig Etchison challenged me (“Everyone else takes it seriously,” Feb. 15 Times-News) to, “Offer scientific evidence that refutes global climate change.”
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