NEW YORK — Will Smith and director Antoine Fuqua have pulled production of their runaway slave drama “Emancipation” from Georgia over the state’s recently enacted law restricting voting access.
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 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…
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…
FROSTBURG — The Children’s Literature Centre at Frostburg State University will present a virtual Spring Festival of Children’s Literature on April 23-24.
FROSTBURG — The National Science Foundation awarded University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Assistant Professor Xin Zhang a Faculty Early Career Development Program Award to lead a five-year research program to help align the interest and action of people in the agro-food sys…
CUMBERLAND — Maryland Health Connection announced reductions in the health plan costs that reflect additional financial help available through the federal American Rescue Plan Act.
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 Farm Bureau presented its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, to Jack Miltenberger, Allegany County Farm Bureau vice president.
This Week's Circulars
BALTIMORE — Sister Mary Ellen Dougherty, SSND of Baltimore, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at Maria Health Center in Villa Assumptia, Baltimore. She was predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Rosella Dougherty, and also by three brothers, Thomas, John and Joseph; and four sisters, Rosemary, Dor…
- New mall owner working with 'big-box retailers'
- Homecoming canceled: COVID-related issue nixes Allegany, Fort Hill game
- Hampshire County animal rescue shut down, 102 dogs seized
- Country Club Mall under new ownership
- Man dies in Oakland mobile home fire
- Navy medic shoots 2 US sailors; is stopped, killed on base
- Lonaconing man charged in alleged parking lot assault
- Structure fires reported in Garrett, Mineral
- Cumberland woman arrested in alleged biting incident
- Two Cumberland residents jailed on grand jury indictment, warrants