In 1779, Polish nobleman Casimir Pulaski, fighting for American independence, died two days after being wounded during the Revolutionary War Battle of Savannah, Georgia.

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — The Morgan Arts Council will open its Close to Nature’s Heart exhibit at the Ice House Gallery, featuring more than a dozen artists celebrating the majesty of the mountains in a variety of media.

CUMBERLAND — Award-winning author and area native Jay Heavner has written his eighth book, the fourth in the Florida Murder Mystery series.

Today is the 221st day of 2020. There are 145 days left in the year.

In 1842, the United States and Canada resolved a border dispute by signing the Webster-Ashburton Treaty.

In 1776, members of the Second Continental Congress began attaching their signatures to the Declaration of Independence.

In 1775, the Continental Congress established a Post Office and appointed Benjamin Franklin its Postmaster-General.

CUMBERLAND — The Maryland Writers’ Association selected the following submissions to its Notable Maryland Authors series for June for publication, based on writing literature for middle school children.

You may be one of those gardeners that likes to see something in bloom somewhere in their garden from spring until fall frost. This goal provides landscaping focal points and is a worthwhile endeavor if you want to keep pollinators well feed during the growing season.

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