• The Garrett County Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee will meet Oct. 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Alley, 499 Oakland Drive.

CUMBERLAND — The Allegany College of Maryland Foundation announces area students who were awarded scholarships to attend the college. For the 2019 summer session, recipients include Miranda Eckenrode, Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, Rex Harper Memorial Forestry Scholarship and the Roger Pyle Fo…

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MCHENRY — Garrett College’s associate of applied science degree in paramedic studies — which offers emergency medical professionals the opportunity to earn 30 credits for their national certification — was recently approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

CUMBERLAND — Mark Malone, a teacher at Fort Hill High School, was recently selected among 114 teachers for a National History Day program titled Legacies of World War I.

KEYSER, W.Va. — Discover Potomac State Day, an open house designed to help students explore possibilities and set their sights on the future, will be held Sept. 28. 

• Garrett College students whose degrees were conferred in August include Todd E. Harding, Friendsville, summa cum laude, associate of arts and sciences with mathematics/science concentration; Brandi R. Greene, Mountain Lake Park, summa cum laude, associate of arts and sciences with psycholo…

 BOWLING GREEN — The Bowling Green Volunteer Fire Department will host its 30th annual A Taste of Fall Fest arts and crafts show on Sept. 21-22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Allegany County Fairgrounds.

CUMBERLAND — Allegany County Public Schools is seeking business professionals to participate in the 14th annual Focus on the Future Showcase to raise student awareness regarding the importance of academic achievement related to career preparedness.

CUMBERLAND — For the fourth consecutive year, West Side Elementary School has offered a school safety patrol program to fifth-grade students. The 17 new members will patrol the school and help maintain a safe and orderly learning environment. 

• Damian Farrall, Cumberland, and Lauren Francillon, Mountain Lake Park, were named to the dean’s list for spring semester at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, N.J.  

CRESAPTOWN —  Cresaptown Elementary School has implemented an attendance incentive program to encourage all students to strive for regular attendance. Research shows that attending school regularly helps children feel better about school and themselves and reduces the risk of academic failure.

CUMBERLAND — The Maryland Opioid Operation Command Center has provided a prevention and education grant of $443,274 to Allegany College of Maryland for its Tackling the Opioid Epidemic: From Crisis to Opportunity project.

MCHENRY — The Maryland Higher Education Commission recently awarded Garrett College’s addictions counseling program the coveted Statewide and Health Manpower designation.

CUMBERLAND — Allegany High School will pilot a Peer Connections mentoring program this year for incoming freshmen to promote student participation in school and learning.

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