Each year during July, the Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization honors America’s Revolutionary War veterans and works to promote and preserve our great nation’s rich and sacred history. Since 1983 we have erected many monuments to these great founders of the United States.
Anyone who walks or drives around Cumberland sees plenty of American flags displayed on homes, in addition to the Stars and Stripes found at post offices and other public buildings and even in rows atop poles along city streets. It’s not uncommon to see them rippling on passing motorcycles a…
Not many people would disagree that 2020 is proving to be one for the history books: The shock of a worldwide pandemic and great social unrest stemming from the death of George Floyd, an African American man who died at the hands of police in Minneapolis on May 25 that was captured on a cell…
Goldy and I go back. Way back. My mom began writing her column in the Cumberland Times-News back in about 1979 — and Goldy was already there. He was her editor for decades, though he admitted to me that they only ever actually met once. Theirs was a friendship of emails and phone calls, but …
The last two weeks of the Paycheck Protection Program are upon us. The U.S. Small Business Administration continues to work with lenders to prioritize access to capital and loan forgiveness for those who qualify.
This Week's Circulars
LAVALE - William Orion Walker, 87, of LaVale, passed away Friday, July 3, 2020. The Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com), is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete at this time.
- Woman reportedly jumps to death from Clarysville bridge
- Lonaconing man identified as victim of Westernport crash
- Police investigate fatal crash on Route 135
- Two dead in Hardy County shootings
- Garrett resident receives car from nonprofit
- Mineral commission passes ATV ordinance
- Hanging dummy stirs social media furor
- Hardy County incident investigated as double murder, suicide
- Oakland man arrested following downtown chase
- County sells land for senior living complex