Martin’s fundraising fights hunger

MCHENRY —  The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce is alerting businesses to the impact of the recent Maryland Clean Energy Jobs Act. Renewable Portfolio Standards — the line item on an electricity bill that funds renewable energy projects — will increase significantly after the law takes eff…

OAKLAND — Garrett Regional Medical Center was recognized among 58 Maryland employers for exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. The hospital recently received the bronze award at the annual Maryland Workplace Health & Wellness Symposium.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Pleasants County led the state in new business growth percentage for August 2019 with a total of six new businesses registering to operate in the county, according to West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner. 

EVERETT, Pa. — Della Watters of WattersWorks & Co. of Everett was named a bronze medalist during Professional Photographers of America’s 2019 International Photographic Competition.

CUMBERLAND — Sheetz For the Kidz, an employee-driven charity supporting underprivileged children, raised $634,069 during its annual month of in-store fundraising in July.

CUMBERLAND — Shaffer Ford of Cumberland is partnering with Fort Hill High School to bring the Ford Motor Co.’s Drive 4 UR School program back to the Cumberland area in an effort to raise up to $6,000 for the Fort Hill cheerleader program on Sept. 14.

FROSTBURG — The Maryland Industrial Partnerships program and the Maryland Technology Development Corp. will jointly host a free briefing about how faculty and local businesses can participate in funding programs at Frostburg State University on Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. in the Harold J. Cordts Phys…

CUMBERLAND — Western Maryland Health System has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain-MI Registry Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2019. WMHS is one of only 86 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor, according to a news release from the health system.

Martin’s offers free pharmacy app

CUMBERLAND — Mason Dixon Insurance Group recently appointed Mikalah Johnson as an agency account manager. She has a property and casualty license in Maryland.

MCHENRY —  The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce and Garrett County Economic Development will present the eighth annual Business & Industry Appreciation at the chamber’s Business Before Hours on Sept. 17 at 8 a.m. in the Lodge at Wisp Resort. The program is sponsored by Clear Mountain B…

CUMBERLAND — Jennifer Walsh joined the law office of Geppert, McMullen, Paye & Getty recently. Her practice includes adoptions, guardianship, estate planning, long-term care planning and estate administration.

GRANTSVILLE — Specialty medical care provided at Grantsville Medical Center recently expanded to include behavioral health services. Grantsville Medical Center provides primary, urgent and specialty care services for people living in northern Garrett County and communities in Pennsylvania.

CARLISLE, Pa. — Giant Food Stores recently launched a new private brand product line for children, Nature’s Promise Kids, an extension of the current Nature’s Promise line of free-from products which includes many organic options.

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OAKLAND - Wilma Edith Pysell died Friday. Viewings at Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., Oakland 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Services Monday at 11 a.m.