DEAR READERS: We need certain vaccines because of the ways we live and work — and especially how we raise farmed animals for consumption under crowded and often unsanitary conditions with poor air and water quality. These and other environmental factors increase the probability of infectious…
OAKLAND — An existing grant program has been modified and a new one has been created to continue to assist Garrett County’s small businesses and their employees through the COVID-19 pandemic.
This week we started unlocking our office doors for the first time since the COVID-19 shutdown. I watched through my window as masked individuals ascended the three steps and simply opened the door without knocking. It felt odd. I pondered how we all take the first steps to face this “new no…
DEAR READERS: Authorities in the United Kingdom — like those in the United States and most other countries — have not managed this pandemic following the four pillars of disease control, say two U.K. veterinarians. Those pillars are biosecurity, biocontainment, surveillance and resilience, a…
OAKLAND — Garrett Regional Medical Center’s Family Health & Wellness Services, through a partnership with Sheppard Pratt Health System, has expanded child and adolescent mental health care in the region with telepsychiatry.
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it has removed ammunition and firearms from displays at some of its stores in the wake of the killing of George Floyd that has set off sometimes violent demonstrations against police brutality and injustice against African Americans.
OAKLAND — Financial Information Systems has announced First United Bank & Trust as one of the winners of its 2020 FIS Impact Awards program. In its fourth year, the program recognizes organizations that have used FIS technology in innovative ways to enhance customer experiences and driv…
OAKLAND — Garrett Regional Medical Center has been named a 2020 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health.
CUMBERLAND — The Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation announced 14 new online services on Maryland Business Express that will make it easier for businesses to get back into good standing status, a requirement necessary for many types of coronavirus-related relief.
CUMBERLAND — The UPMC Western Maryland forensic nursing program, which treats domestic and sexual assault victims, will be expanded to the three UPMC Western Maryland urgent care centers in the region.
CUMBERLAND — Registration for summer courses at Allegany College of Maryland opens April 20. Summer semester courses begin May 18 with a second five-week session starting June 23.
This Week's Circulars
MEYERSDALE, Pa. - Travis R. Troutman, 32, of Meyersdale, went to be with the Lord, Monday, June 29, 2020, at UPMC Western Maryland. Born Aug. 10, 1987, in Cumberland, he was a son of Vondell E. and Glynnis L. (Hollada) Troutman. He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Helen and Ca…
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