DEAR AMY: I’ve been married for many years. A few years back I started an online friendship with another woman. We’ve emailed back and forth, and I really enjoyed our correspondence over the years. She’s had a much more exciting life than I’ve had, but I found our shared knowledge and experi…

DR. WALLACE: I’m a Scorpio, and so is my wonderful boyfriend. We have been together for three years and have been discussing the possibility of becoming husband and wife after our college days are over. I’m 19 now and have a few years left to get my degree. My mother died when I was an infan…

OAKLAND — The Garrett County Farm Bureau will host educational tours of local alternative agriculture business opportunities on July 26 at 6 p.m., followed by the organization’s annual Miss Agriculture Contest.

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — The Morgan Arts Council has reopened its Ice House Gallery with “Go West!,” a multi-media show displaying the work of more than a dozen artists.

BALTIMORE — The Maryland Department of Health has launched MD Mind Health, a text-based mental health initiative to fight isolation and encourage mental wellness. The program was developed by the Behavioral Health Administration in partnership with Maryland 211, the state’s crisis hotline.

DEAR DOCTOR: I got bitten by a tick, and my doctor said it might make me allergic to meat. That was a few months ago, and I can still eat a hamburger and not get sick. How long does it take for the allergy to start? Will it ever go away?

SALISBURY, Pa. –– The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Meyersdale will be held July 11 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the Salisbury athletic field.

CUMBERLAND — The American Red Cross is testing all blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies, providing donors insight into whether they have been exposed to this coronavirus. At the same time, there continues to be an urgent need for blood donations as hospitals resume su…

CUMBERLAND — Book drops at the Frostburg, George’s Creek, South Cumberland, Washington Street and Westernport public libraries have been reopened and are accepting returns of library items, according to a news release from the Allegany County Library System.

CUMBERLAND — The Rev. Ryan Kendal Viands is the new pastor at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Washington and Smallwood streets.

Dear Doctor: Our older sister has become a hoarder. The halls in her house are filling up with junk, and you can’t even get into her kitchen anymore. My brother and I worry she’s not safe. Why does a hoarding disorder happen? How do we help her?