KEYSER, W.Va. — An agreement calling for the New Creek Public Service District to make monthly payments to the city of Keyser for back sewage treatment costs has been approved by the West Virginia Public Service Commission.

FROSTBURG — Frostburg’s mayor and City Council heard a presentation at Thursday’s work session from Commissioner Nina Forsythe and City Administrator Elizabeth Stahlman about considering a resolution that would allow Potomac Edison to put an electric vehicle charging station in the parking l…

CUMBERLAND — With the Maryland playoffs in full swing, West Virginia gets in on the action as three local teams host playoff games this evening and another hits the road to top off the slate.


WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Thursday he is running for president, making a late entry into the Democratic race less than three months before primary voting begins.


WASHINGTON (AP) — A top American diplomat revealed new evidence Wednesday of President Donald Trump’s efforts to press Ukraine to investigate political rivals as House investigators launched public impeachment hearings for just the fourth time in the nation’s history.

CRESAPTOWN — Four correctional officers were injured Tuesday afternoon as they attempted to control a fight between inmates at the Western Correctional Institution, according to Maryland's Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

LAVALE — A Springfield, West Virginia, couple were arrested early Wednesday inside the LaVale Walmart after Allegany County sheriff's deputies found both in possession of handguns.

CUMBERLAND — When Oakland resident Alan Peachy took his bike to Cycles and Things to get fixed recently — it had 11 stress cracks in the frame and needed a front sprocket, chain and wheel. Mike Hutt did the work for free.

CUMBERLAND — With the arrival of cold weather and temperatures expected to be significantly lower in the coming weeks, the Allegany County Animal Shelter is reminding owners of their responsibility to outside pets.

CUMBERLAND — The Baltimore Street bridge will be reduced to a single lane at intermittent times Nov. 13 to allow for the biannual inspection of the bridge. Parking on the bridge will be prohibited during this time. The contractor is expected to begin at 7 a.m. and conclude at 5 p.m.

CUMBERLAND — A account that was established to help Wayne Foote pay for his fight against county and state decisions to remove him from the Allegany County Public Schools Board of Education has been deactivated.

MEYERSDALE, Pa. — Each year, students in Kathleen Emert’s second grade class at Meyersdale Area Elementary School complete a writing prompt titled “There’s So Much to Do in Grade 2.” Students are asked to share what they are excited about, what they wish they could do, what they are wonderin…

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HYNDMAN, Pa. - Mary Ann Topper, 79, died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Memorial service Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, at 2 p.m. First United Methodist Church, Hyndman. Full obituary in Saturday's newspaper. www.ZeiglerFuneralHome. com.

WILEY FORD, W.Va. - Carter William Chase, beloved son of Ryan and Lyndsie (Lee) Chase, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Nov. 1, 2019. In addition to his parents, he is also survived by his grandparents, Kevin and Christine Chase, Barb Lee and David Winebrenner, and David and Dawn Lee; …