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FSU to Launch School Year, Football Season With Fireworks Display PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Thursday, 01 September 2016 10:04

Frostburg State University will launch its fall semester with a bang – literally, with a fireworks display following the FSU Bobcats season-opening football game against Geneva College on Saturday, Sept. 3.

The Bobcats take on the Golden Tornadoes from Beaver Falls, Pa., starting at 7 p.m. and lasting until approximately 9:30 p.m. Admission to this and all Bobcat athletic events is free.

The best view of the fireworks will be from the stands of Bobcat Stadium. The fireworks, presented by the famed Zambelli Fireworks, will be launched from the area of the upper practice fields above University Drive, so they should be visible from many locations on campus and in Frostburg. Access to the area of the practice field will be restricted. There will be ...

What's Happening in Downtown Cumberland PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Becky McClarran   
Thursday, 18 August 2016 13:48

What’s Happening in Downtown Cumberland

Farmers’ Market Every Thursday

HOGS on the Mall  & Butterscotch Blonde– Friday night

Love the Local! Support Your Local Businesses


Not a member of the Downtown Cumberland Business Association (DCBA)? Even if you don’t have a business in Downtown Cumberland, you can join as a Friend of DCBA. Membership forms are available at Join in and support the efforts of Downtown Cumberland businesses in keeping our Downtown alive and vibrant.


Downtown Cumberland Farmers Market â€“ Every Thursday through October 13. The Downtown Cumberland Farmers' Market is a place where the community meets each week to buy the ...

Embassy Theatre to Host Benefit PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Trish Morgan   
Thursday, 18 August 2016 13:43

CUMBERLAND, MD - Embassy Theatre, located at 49 Baltimore Street, Downtown Cumberland Mall, will host a benefit for Octavia Grimm this Saturday, August 20. The proceeds from the event will assist Octavia with her leukemia medical expenses. 

According to event chair Trish Jankey, "Octavia is such a wonderful person, and she continues with her journey, facing medical challenges along the way. This benefit will assist her and her family with the enormous medical expenses for her treatments."

The vendor show will be held from 12 noon-5:00 pm, and cost for vendors to set up is $20. Each vendor also will provide a donated item for the Chinese Auction.

Beginning at 6 pm and running until midnight will be live music, featuring Chester ...

FSU Activities for Life to Offer Masters Swimming Sessions PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Thursday, 18 August 2016 13:41

Activities for Life at Frostburg State University will offer three masters swimming sessions for ages 18 and older: Session 1 from Aug. 29 through Sept. 30, Session 2 from Oct. 3 through Nov. 4 and Session 3 from Nov. 7 through Dec. 9, all in the Cordts Physical Education Center pool.

A fee per session entitles the student to as many as three workouts a week. The practice/workout schedule is Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 5:30 to 6:45 a.m.

It is strongly encouraged that all FSU masters swimmers register as members of U.S. Masters Swimming so they will be eligible to compete in masters competitions throughout the year.

Justin Anderson, Rebecca Yost and Trey McGraw will be the instructors.

The registration ...

Since Frostburg State University “Made a Big Difference” to Them, Leasures Create Scholarship to Ser PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Friday, 05 August 2016 09:56

Judge Leasure on the bench 1 If not for Frostburg State University, Maryland’s longest-serving circuit court judge might never have practiced law in the first place, and he and his wife are hoping to pay that benefit forward with a new scholarship.

Judge Gary Leasure and his wife, Barbara Leasure, members of FSU classes of 1968 and ’69, respectively, grew up in Cumberland a year apart in age. While they knew each other, it wasn’t until college that their relationship blossomed. They married in 1969, right after Barbara graduated.

“Frostburg made a big difference for both myself and Barbara. It gave us an opportunity to go to a good college that we wouldn’t have had an opportunity to do before,” Gary Leasure said.

To give back to the institution that shaped their lives, the ...


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