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Maryland Heritage Areas Authority to Hold Public Hearing Over Expansion of Canal Place Heritage Area PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Steven Leyh   
Thursday, 19 May 2016 21:12

The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2016 on a request to enlarge the boundaries of the Canal Place Heritage Area (www.canalplace.org) to include the Greene St. National Register Historic District, portions of the Canada/Viaduct Survey District, Candoc & Mason Recreational District/Riverside area of the C&O Canal Preservation District within the City of Cumberland.

The Canal Place Heritage Area was the first Certified Heritage Area in Maryland , created in 1993 by State legislation. The locally-based Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority manages the heritage area which is comprised of approximately 395 acres in the City of Cumberland. Certified Heritage Areas foster partnerships ...

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Frostburg Seeks Applications for Building Improvement PDF Print E-mail
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Written by City of Frostburg   
Monday, 16 May 2016 09:35

The City of Frostburg has posted a Call for Applications for the Frostburg Building Improvement Project Program. Successful applicants will receive grant funds as a match to projects improving Facades and Upper Story Redevelopment in buildings located in the Frostburg Sustainable Community boundaries. Applications are due May 28, to Frostburg City Hall.

 
FSU’s Pete Herzfeld Receives Special International Recognition for Artwork PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Friday, 13 May 2016 09:18

Pete Herzfeld, an associate professor in the Department of Visual Arts at Frostburg State University, has received two Special Recognition Awards at the 18th Annual Collage, Digital and Mixed Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition, hosted by Upstream People Gallery of Omaha, Neb.

The exhibition received approximately 100 art entries from around the world, and 19 artists were selected by the juror, Laurence Bradshaw, professor emeritus of art at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

The exhibition will be featured online during May at www.upstreampeoplegallery.com and continue indefinitely in the archives section of the website.

Upstream People Gallery was created in the late ’90s to serve artists throughout the world by hosting international juried ...

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Disney Latino “High School Musical” Actress Embraces American Experience at Frostburg State Universi PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 12:36

Sofia Aguero Petros Frostburg State University exchange student Sofia Agüero Petros wanted to see how everyday Americans live.

The Argentinian eschewed the hubbub of schools in New York and Boston because life there wasn’t too different from Buenos Aires.

“Choose a small town because you can make a lot of friends easily and quickly,” is the advice she offered other exchange students. “You can know the real culture. When I went to New York and Chicago, it was not so different from Argentina, but here it’s so different.”

Besides, if Agüero Petros’ dreams come true, she’ll likely spend the rest of her life acting and singing in major cities anyway.

She has quite the head start compared to her peers. At 18 years old, she was a finalist on a reality competition ...

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City of Frostburg Provides Information on Rental Housing Program PDF Print E-mail
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Written by John Kirby   
Friday, 06 May 2016 09:39

 

Recently various entities have issued numbers claiming to be a reflection of the status of the rental housing and the City’s Rental Housing Program in the City of Frostburg. Unfortunately most of this data was not accurate or complete. Consequently the City has compiled the following data, verified from official files and records, regarding the state of rental housing and the City’s Rental Housing Program. This data is intended to clarify questions regarding the status of the City rental housing.  

 

Total Number of Rental Properties – 766

Total Number of Rental Units – 1,874

Total Number of Rental Units “Registered” – 1,874 (100%), as of April 1, 2016

Total Revenue from Registrations – $72,500, as of March 31, 2016

Number ...

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