The following, written by Sean Dietrich, as part of his Sean of the South blog, details a stopover in Cumberland while navigating the Great Allegany Passage and C&O Canal earlier this week. It was released to the Times-News with the author’s permission.
It’s always best to right a wrong whenever humanly possible, to rectify a situation in which someone has been treated unfairly. With his signature, President Donald Trump can correct a mistake made more than seven decades ago and pay tribute to a soldier who showed great courage and selfless…
The Preamble to our Constitution begins with a significant pronoun, “WE, the People of the United States,…” The danger, perhaps for all of us is in not looking beyond the pronouns “me, myself, and I.” Whether entering the voting booth or simply making the everyday decisions of life, a mindse…
One of our reporters, Greg Larry, recently wrote a story about Frostburg resident Albert Raley, who threw his hat in the mix for the presidency, managing to get his name on the ballot as a write-in candidate in 42 states. Raley is not alone in this, as hundreds of people across the United St…
Our 15-year-old, a junior in high school, just started his online remote schooling today. I’m so very, very grateful! I’m grateful that he and his teachers and the rest of the school don’t have to expose themselves to the dreadful risk of contracting COVID-19. I’m grateful that we live in a …
Before there was a visitors center full of displays and artifacts near the Flight 93 crash site.
Each year, more than 250,000 women in the United States learn that they have breast cancer, and more than 20,000 find out they have ovarian cancer.
A family buys an old farmhouse flanked by pasture in an idyllic mountain community. While doing upkeep on the house, they find one of the walls has a termite infestation. However, before they can get it all squared away, a few days later, someone forgets to close a basement door and a soon-t…
This Week's Circulars
CUMBERLAND - Memorial Mass for Kathleen Louise Stafford, 77, celebrated at Our Lady of the Mountains Parish, Saint Patrick's Church, Sept. 26, 2020, at 10 a.m. Interment Sunset Memorial Park. Adams Family Funeral Home (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) handling arrangements.
KEYSER, W.Va. - Margaret Eloise (Thomas) Mathena, 89, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. Visitation Markwood Funeral Home Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral services 1 p.m. Interment Queen's Point Cemetery. Condolences www.markwoodfuneralhome.com.
- Walking to be on 'the right side of history'
- Two school board members not following mask order
- UPDATE: Injuries in Frostburg motorcycle crash said not life-threatening
- Drug overdoses continuing without let up in Allegany
- Man arrested for allegedly disrupting Berkeley Springs church service
- Garrett man on lawn mower struck by car, killed
- Virginia rig driver killed in Hampshire County crash
- Five new coronavirus cases in Allegany County
- Funding gap of $2.5M remains for mall project
- Drug initiative in Cumberland prompts 8 arrests, 50 traffic stops