• Allegany County Public Schools will reclaim April 9 as a makeup day. Teachers and students will continue with online learning platforms and supplemental work. ACPS will be closed April 10-13 for the Easter break. Student meals will not be available on those days. The third marking period r…
DR. WALLACE: I’m a 15-year-old girl, and one of my teachers calls all of the girls in my class “dear.” If a girl raises her hand, he’ll say, “Yes, my dear.” When a boy is called on, he addresses him as “buddy.” All of his students are called this, so I’ll admit in advance he does not single …
This coming Sunday is Palm Sunday and marks the day that Jesus rode into Jerusalem and was hailed as a king. This took place shortly after Christ had brought Lazarus back to life, so many turned out to see the man who could perform such a miracle. As he entered Jerusalem riding a donkey (ful…
CUMBERLAND — Comptroller Peter Franchot warns Marylanders not to fall victim to scammers trying to steal stimulus checks.
FROSTBURG — The Lonnie E. Nixon Legacy Endowment has been created in honor of the positive impact that Nixon made upon the lives of his students, family, friends and the community. The endowment committee is asking for donations to establish an annual award that will be presented to a gradua…
BEDFORD, Pa. — The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art is temporarily closed to the public due to the COVID-19 virus. However, weekdays at 1 p.m. through April 10 hourlong arts and crafts classes will be livestreamed through SAMA Bedford’s Facebook page.
KEYSER, W.Va. — In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Highland Arts Unlimited is rescheduling the performance by the group The Seldom Scene, the final show of the season, until 2021.
DEAR READERS: Because of syndication scheduling, I write and submit my columns two weeks in advance of publication. Due to this time lag, the Q&A’s will not reflect the latest information about the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic we are currently facing.
CUMBERLAND — For the sixth year in a row, Allegany Magazine has published a special edition that features the faces of the future.
CUMBERLAND — Maryland Legal Aid and its subsidiary, Maryland Center for Legal Assistance, as nonprofit organizations providing essential services to low-income residents and as a law firm supporting the judicial system, are allowed to remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CUMBERLAND — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has extended the REAL ID deadline to Oct. 1, 2021, giving states more time to meet federal REAL ID requirements. The one-year extension will allow nearly 300,000 Marylanders to become REAL ID complian…
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FLINTSTONE - Royston Linwood Parker, 90, of Flintstone, passed to his eternal home Saturday, April 4, 2020. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., Cumberland, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) is handling arrangements.
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