DR. WALLACE: Thank you for regularly publishing your collection of tips for traveling with a pet. I would like to add one more item to your list, which has been a No. 1 priority for our four-footed family members — namely, to use a latched carrier whenever traveling in a vehicle with a pet. …
OAKLAND — Garrett Regional Medical Center has resumed limited visitation in accordance with guidelines from state and federal public health authorities to slow the spread of COVID-19.
KEYSER, W.Va. — The WVU Medicine Potomac Valley Hospital emergency room has taken steps to assure the highest level of safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
DEAR READERS: A rise in zoonotic (animal-to-human) diseases is being driven by environmental degradation, according to a report by the United Nations Environment Program and the International Livestock Research Institute. The report cites rising demand for animal protein, intensive farming p…
DEAR AMY: Late last year my husband and I had our first child, a son. We let people know that only immediate family members (the new grandparents and our siblings) would be allowed to visit us in the hospital the first day the baby was born. For the remainder of that week, we wanted privacy.
CUMBERLAND — There’s always a bigger fish. At least that’s what fisheries biologists are trying to determine as they research ways the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources can provide anglers with bigger bluegill when they go fishing in lakes around the state.
MAYSVILLE, W.Va. — The Grant County Public Service District will receive a $3.6 million loan and $75,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide public water and limited fire protection service to new customers.
CUMBERLAND — The West Virginia Division of Forestry will accept sign-ups for the forest stewardship program in the Chesapeake Bay watershed counties beginning Aug. 10. The bay watershed includes Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan and Pendleton counties.
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — Flight 93 National Memorial will continue to remember the 40 passengers and crew members of Flight 93 on Sept. 11. The National Park Service is planning a shortened remembrance to honor the courage and heroism displayed by the passengers and crew members 19 years ago and w…
The other day my wife and I were walking along a wooded street and noticed a squirrel on the road ahead. As we got closer, it scooted off into the woods and hopped up on a branch of a shrub, then bounced up to a skinny branch of a small tree and scurried up that until it could make the leap …
FROSTBURG — Frostburg State University recognizes the academic achievements of a graduating student from each undergraduate and graduate program as part of the annual convocation ceremony. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony was canceled, but the following honorees have been recognized.
FROSTBURG — Frostburg State University has been awarded an inaugural Resilient Maryland pilot grant of $100,000 from the Maryland Energy Administration to plan a campus-scale microgrid that will bolster campus energy resilience, further sustainability goals and provide students with real-wor…
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CUMBERLAND - Robert Ephriam Turner, 85, passed away Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, at Cumberland Healthcare Center. Per his request, there will be no services. Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com), is handling arrangements.
- Motorcycle rally set for Allegany County
- Vehicle found in Potomac River near Cumberland
- Local resident gets positive result on second COVID-19 test
- Mineral BOE approves blended school return plan
- UPDATE: Allegany County Public Schools to begin school year virtually
- Swanton man's death ruled homicide
- Allegany County averages 14 drug overdoses a week over three months
- Allegany, Garrett add COVID cases
- Lions Center nursing home sold to Barton Health Care
- Keyser group home employee tests positive for COVID-19