Dr. Peter Halmos presents a major donation to Betty Jo Gehauf, Cumberland Theatre president, center, and Julie Ferris, grants chair. Halmos has pledged his support for structural improvements to the theater for the next five years. “The Great Gatsby” is playing through April 12 and again Apr…

CUMBERLAND — The Cumberland Human Relations Commission will lead the city’s recognition of April as National Fair Housing Month, celebrated in communities nationwide to mark passage of the Fair Housing Act.

DR. WALLACE: I’ll be in the 10th grade when our school will reopen after being closed due to COVID-19. We are now living in Florida because we had to move when our dad lost his job in Seattle because of the pandemic.

CUMBERLAND — The Cumberland Theatre will continue its season with the opening of “The Great Gatsby” this weekend. The show, based on the classic literary work by F. Scott Fitzgerald, will run April 9-18 with Thursday through Saturday performances at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

OAKLAND — Over the past year public health has been in the news as workers first tried to slow the spread of COVID-19 across the nation and then rolled out vaccines to protect the nation’s most vulnerable groups. National Public Health Week, April 5-11, highlights the importance of public he…

Members of the North Branch Correctional Institution Cancer Crushers Relay For Life team accept a $1,000 donation raised by the annual Wroten-Mcguinn Golf Classic. Front row, from the left, are Wendy Armstrong, Cancer Crushers; Gary Sindy, Wroten-McGuinn Golf chair; and Missi Bonner and Tere…

Fred Gregg, left, is sworn in as the newest Oakland Town Council member by Mayor Jay Moyer at Oakland City Hall. Returning to serve on the council are Colleen Nordeck, second from left, and Kathy Shaffer. Shaffer was reelected in March. Nordeck was elected in March after being appointed in J…

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CUMBERLAND — The C. William Gilchrist Museum of the Arts is reopening for the season featuring Karen Sarles showing her stained glass, metals and ceramics along with Susan Swager Johnston offering her transparent watercolors, “Moments and Movements”. The opening reception will be April 10 fr…

Editor’s note: “Miner Recollections” will spotlight Georges Creek coal heritage, and the sacrifices made by those who mined it, by drawing upon biographical sketches, family narratives and historical research.

CUMBERLAND — The Equal Justice Initiative in partnership with The Brownsville Project, Allegany County Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Committee and the Allegany County NAACP, Branch #7007 invites the community to participate in a series of remembrance projects to memorialize William Burns…

CUMBERLAND — The Maryland Writers’ Association selected the following submissions to its Notable Maryland Authors series for March for publication, based on Christian writing.

CUMBERLAND — The Times-News is participating in the Maryland Writers’ Association’s Writer’s Round Table by running the Notable Maryland Authors series in the newspaper.

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