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CUMBERLAND — A resident of Devlin Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is among seven new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday by the Allegany County Health Department.

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LITTLE ORLEANS — While this year’s Ocean City BikeFest and the Delmarva Bike Week on Maryland’s Eastern Shore were recently canceled due to concerns of spreading COVID-19, folks from states including Florida are reportedly headed to Allegany County for an annual motorcycle event.

CUMBERLAND — Construction outside UPMC Western Maryland will cause minor disruptions to the regular traffic pattern in front of the hospital from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Aug. 5-7.

CUMBERLAND — A vehicle was found submerged in the Potomac River Monday afternoon in the area of the Upper Potomac Industrial Park boat ramp, according to Todd Bowman, spokesperson for the Allegany County Department of Emergency Services.

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OAKLAND — The Garrett County Commission approved a Second Amendment preservation resolution during its Monday meeting. The resolution states that the county expresses a commitment to the rights of all United States citizens to keep and bear arms under the Second Amendment.

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SWANTON — An altercation that resulted in the death of a Swanton man was part of a long-running feud between the victim and his brother-in-law, Maryland State Police said Monday.

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JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — A Garrett County man died Saturday from a blood infection he developed due to an altercation with a neighbor — and the Cambria County, Pennsylvania, Coroner’s Office has ruled the death a homicide.

CUMBERLAND — The Allegany County Board of Education will hold a public meeting Tuesday at 1 p.m. with the main agenda item being the school system’s reopening plan.

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