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.

In 1863, during the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln appointed Maj. Gen. George G. Meade the new commander of the Army of the Potomac, following the resignation of Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker.

In the April 8 editorial, “Cash flow: Lawmakers secure state funding for projects,” we inadvertently omitted the name of Del. Wendell Beitzel, a Republican representing Garrett and Allegany counties in the General Assembly. We regret the oversight and are grateful for the tireless work he do…

CUMBERLAND — McClintock Distilling of Frederick will host a discussion class on whiskey, including how it is made, classifications and barrel aging led by Braeden Bumpers, co-founder and head distiller, during the George Washington Whiskey Rebellion Fest, scheduled for June 12 from 6 to 10 p…

BEDFORD, Pa. — The Off Pitt Street Theatre Company, 110 W. Pitt St., is closed to comply with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 orders.

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