NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York City subway station on Friday, causing an evacuation and snarling the morning commute, has been apprehended, police said.


BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — They helicoptered over crowds into the Woodstock festival and hiked in past abandoned cars. They danced at dawn on a muddy hillside and dodged drenching rain. They barely slept, phoned Mom to say they were OK and marveled at their sheer numbers. They left behind sodden so…


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike him should base their ballots on the nation's strong growth and low unemployment rate.


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right both writing and starring in counterculture classics like "Easy Rider," has died. His family says in a statement that Fonda died Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles. He was 79.

About 200 motorcyclists made their way through Cumberland Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, on America's 911 Ride. Riders left Somerset County at 6:45 a.m. and made a stop at Allegany College of Maryland before continuing on to the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. On Saturday, the bikes go on to New Yo…

CUMBERLAND — Jenny Cochran recalled the first time she arrived at the Allegany County Fairgrounds for a dog show a couple years ago on a dark, foggy night. The next morning, she stepped out of her recreational vehicle and was amazed at the daylight view.

CUMBERLAND — A master plan for Cumberland’s city center was unveiled Tuesday with improvements suggested for several sections including Canal Place and Roses Plaza.

CUMBERLAND — The Maryland Theatre Arts Company, a local nonprofit children’s theater group that has been producing children’s shows in the area for more than 20 years, will hold auditions and sign-ups for its November production of “Frozen, Jr.” on Aug. 26 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the downs…

CUMBERLAND — The 2019 Allegany County Historical Society Fourth Friday Tea Series will continue Aug. 23 at 11 a.m.  at the Gordon-Roberts House, 218 Washington St., with a presentation on American paintings of the Victorian era by Travis W. English from Frostburg State University.

CUMBERLAND — Local children’s book author Melanie J. Vogel recently published her fifth book, “Too Many Poodles,” a rhyming book for 4- to 8-year-olds about making sacrifices for the loved ones.

MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — Auditions for “A Christmas Story the Musical,” a musical version of the beloved Christmas tale, will be held at McCoy’s Grand Theatre, 121 N. Main St., Aug. 24 at 2 p.m. and Aug. 25 at 5 p.m.

CUMBERLAND — Cumberland is known as the Gateway to the West, and on Aug. 25 from 2 to 4:30 p.m., five cowboy singers and poets are bringing the West back to the city in a concert at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Greater Cumberland, 211 S. Lee St.

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ROMNEY, W.Va. - Viola Ansley Combs, 87, of Romney, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Friends will be received at Shaffer Funeral Home, Romney, on Monday, Aug. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at 11 a.m. Visit www.shafferfuneral.com for c…