Martin’s earns LGBTQ top marks

FROSTBURG — Pianist Jay DeWire will perform in  Frostburg State University’s Faculty Artist Series on Feb. 2 at 3 p.m. in the Pealer Recital Hall of the Woodward D. Pealer Performing Arts Center. The recital is free and open to the public.

DR. WALLACE: My boyfriend and I have been together for almost a year, and we think it’s time to start a sexual relationship.

• Harry Potter Book Night, Jan. 31, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Frostburg State University Lane University Center.

FROSTBURG — Students from Mountain City Center for the Arts won national awards and earned recognition at the 2020 Junior Theater Festival Atlanta held at The Cobb Galleria Centre. The Junior Theater Festival Atlanta united 7,000 students and educators from 128 educational musical theater gr…

When I was a kid growing up in the ‘60s, we had a subscription to TV Guide. For any younger readers who may not know, TV Guide came in a weekly magazine format made out of paper. It was not on a cloud or even scrolling down a specific channel on the television itself.

CUMBERLAND –– New research from AAA finds that over five years and 75,000 miles of driving, the annual cost of owning a new compact electric vehicle is only slightly more expensive — about $600 annually — than its gas-powered counterpart.

DEAR AMY: My boyfriend “Brad” and I have been dating for almost a year. Brad and I have very different views about social media. For me, Instagram is my “scrapbook” of memories — it’s my way of documenting my life. By the six-month mark, Brad had become the most important thing in my life, a…

DEAR DOCTOR: Our grandfather won’t use his hearing aid because he doesn’t like how it makes things sound. However, I recently read that using a hearing aid reduces the risk of dementia. How can we get him to use one?

• Fort Hill High School class of 1962 luncheon, Feb. 7, 11:45 a.m., Culinaire Cafe. Any questions or need a ride, call Tom, 301-724-4664.

DEAR READERS: Dog breeds with pushed-in faces — a deformity called brachycephaly, affecting pugs, bulldogs, Pekingese, boxers, Boston terriers and more — suffer from many related health problems. This was confirmed in a study published in PLOS One titled “Great expectations, inconvenient tru…

• New Vision Pioneers breakfast, Feb. 5, 9 a.m., D’Atri Restaurant, LaVale. For former employees of C&P, Bell Atlantic, Verizon and Western Electric. For information, call 301-729-8998.

CUMBERLAND — Allegany County government has sites located throughout the county to drop off live Christmas trees through Jan. 26. After that date, trees are to be taken to the Yard Waste and Mulch Site on PPG Road.

CUMBERLAND — Gov. Larry Hogan and first lady Yumi Hogan hosted a celebration of the Lunar New Year at Government House. The event marked the sixth consecutive Lunar New Year celebration since Hogan took office.

CUMBERLAND — The Allegany College Peace Studies Club and the Allegany County Women’s Action Coalition are sponsoring a program in commemoration of the liberation of Auschwitz on Jan. 27 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Zimmer Theater at ACM.

FROSTBURG — The President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition has selected Master Rick Rando of Kick Masters Karate and to receive a 2019 Community Leadership Award. The award is given by the council annually to individuals or organizations who provide opportunit…

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CUMBERLAND - Earl Bud Fultz died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. Visitation Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A, Jan. 29 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 7:30 p.m. Funeral services at 7:30 p.m.

KEYSER, W.Va. - Betty Jane Judy, 86, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. Visitation at Markwood Funeral Home, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, from 11a.m. - 1p.m. Funeral services following at 1p.m. Condolences left after Betty's obituary at