Rescheduled for Sunday Due to Forecasted Rain
The Save Our Homes Alliance of Rolling Mill is teaming up with the Institute for Justice to host a "blighted" block party Sunday, May 22, from 11am to 3pm.
The event, which features games, music and food, provides the public with an opportunity to meet the residents fighting to remain in their homes and tour the neighborhood.
To date, the City of Cumberland, working closely with the Cumberland Economic Development Corporation, has purchased what they claim to be about 70 percent of the properties in the currently targeted area of Emily , Cecelia, and Park streets and Maryland Ave. Many of those homes, which were in good to excellent condition before the City acquried them are now in a state of decay; some ...