• Kayla Brotemarkle, LaVale, participated in Biology of Sharks at the Bimini Biological Field Station in the Bahamas through the Coastal Carolina University’s department of marine science. Brotemarkle is a marine science major.

LAVALE — The following students from Cash Valley Elementary School made the Principal’s List for the fourth marking period of the 2018-2019 school year:

CUMBERLAND — The following students from Braddock Middle School made the honor roll for the fourth marking period of the 2018-2019 school year:

The village of Hazen, situated precisely along the Mason Dixon Line northeast of Cumberland, had its beginnings when a man named Jonathan Hendrickson purchased approximately 100 acres on the west slope of Evitts Mountain from Thomas Cresap among others.

My husband, Jim, and I, have two little Yorkies named Faith and Hope. They bring so much joy to our lives and are such a blessing to us. They even teach us many lessons that are sometimes overlooked. Who would even think that two little dogs could do such a thing?

• Rachel Ridenour of Frostburg recently graduated cum laude from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering. She was a member of the Honors College, the Society of Women Engineers, the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers and a Gold & Bl…

 CUMBERLAND — The Maryland State Fair is seeking applicants for the F. Grove Miller Maryland State Fair and the Marlin K. Hoff Scholarship programs.

• Kayla E. Brotemarkle, LaVale; Sean M. Rhodes, Cumberland; and Ashley N. Ward, Augusta, W.Va., were named to the dean’s list for spring semester at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C. 

FROSTBURG —  The following local residents at Frostburg State University were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society:

OAKLAND — The Garrett County Public Schools Dr. Wendell Teets Foundation received a gift of over $617,000 from the Daniel E. Offutt III Charitable Trust. The funds have been allocated to the special education department to implement the Daniel Offutt III Links to Literacy Program, which will…

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A celebration of life for Senior Chief Martin R. "Marty" Kesner II, US Navy Retired of Virginia Beach, and formerly of Fort Ashby, W.Va. who passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019, will be held on Saturday, June 29th at 1 p.m. at the Ft. Ashby Baptist Church at 58 N Old…

CUMBERLAND - Joseph "Joe" Francis Kelley, 80, of Cumberland, died Tuesday at home. Visitation at Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., Cumberland, on Monday 4-7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial, on Tuesday 10 a.m. at SS. Peter & Paul Shrine.