CUMBERLAND — The Maryland State Police, in partnership with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, is asking citizens to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at state police barracks.

CUMBERLAND — The Allegany High School Marching Band was the top scoring band at 91.30 among all bands at the Southern Garrett High School Marching Band Competition held in Accident.

DR. WALLACE: I was playing with our family dog a few months ago when he accidentally bit my finger when I tried to remove a ball from his mouth! My mom washed my finger with some soapy water and put some hydrogen peroxide on the bite. She told me it should heal in about two weeks, and she wa…

CUMBERLAND — A new AAA survey of Maryland first responders, including police, fire, Coordinated Highways Action Response Team emergency patrol operators and tow drivers, sheds an alarming light on dangerous driving behaviors that have resulted in hundreds of deaths at the roadside nationally.

CUMBERLAND — In Maryland, 16.7% of youth ages 10 to 17 have obesity, tied for the 19th highest rate in the nation, according to the newest available data released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The national obesity rate for this age group is 16.2%, meaning roughly one in six youth ha…

• Fort Hill High School class of 1963 luncheon, Oct. 21, 11:30 a.m., Patrick’s Pub.

The Mountain Laurel Garden Club presents “The Garden: Elements and Styles” by Toby Musgrave to the Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County in Oakland in memory of deceased member Aletta “Letty” Martz. An active club member for many years, she chaired the Hospitality and Oakland Library Garden c…

OAKLAND — The Garrett County Health Department is participating in National Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 23 at the three local medication drop box locations.

CUMBERLAND — In observance of Pedestrian Safety Awareness Month, the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration’s Highway Safety Office is reminding motorists to slow down, drive sober and look out for pedestrians — practices that are especially important this time of year as the sun sets earlier…

Garrett County’s Public School Robotics Team, FRC 1629, GaCo, will present two walk-thru mazes during Autumn Glory on Oct. 16 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Second Street in front of the Central Office. The one pictured here, at the Swedish National Museum of Science and Technology, will be re-c…

CUMBERLAND — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Greater Cumberland has received recognition as a Banner Society from the Unitarian Universalist Association of North America’s Service Committee for its sustained and extraordinary commitment to human rights and social justice work.

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