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CEDC Announces Public Meeting for Baltimore Street Design Concepts PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Shawn Hershberger   
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 08:40

The Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) is pleased to announce a public meeting to be held on March 16, 2016 from 4:00 –7:00 pm in the Allegany Museum Ballroom, for the purpose of allowing public review, questions, comments, and concerns related to the Baltimore Street Redesign Concepts. The meeting will be structured in a charrette style to allow participants to view various concepts, speak with the consultants who generated them, and discuss components of the different concepts.

Sage Policy Group and McCormick Taylor have been engaged as the economic analysts and design consultants for this project. After observing the current conditions, analyzing economic data, and conducting meetings with the Mayor and City Council, the Downtown Development Corporation, as ...

FSU's Master's in Special Education Recognized Among Top 50 Best Value Residential Programs PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 15:34, an online independent guide to earning a master’s in education degree, recently ranked Frostburg State University number 28 of the 50 top schools that offer residential master’s in special education degree programs in the United States for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Schools and programs were evaluated based on publicly available information about accreditation, academic quality, student satisfaction, reputation in the field and cost. Best Value rankings were designed to help prospective students make a smart choice about where to invest their time and money in earning their degree.

The ranking ...

FSU-German University Sign Faculty-Student Exchange Agreement PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 08:01

Germany-2016-Agreement Exchange Ceremony-3In his recent trip to Germany, Dr. Ahmad Tootoonchi, Frostburg State University’s interim provost, and Dr. Gabi Jeck-Schlottmann, the president of Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, Mosbach Campus, in Bad Mergentheim, Germany, exchanged signed faculty-student exchange agreements at an official ceremony at DHBW Mosbach. In the photo are, from left, Dr. Seon-Su Kim, the vice president of DHBW Mosbach and the head of campus; Tootoonchi; Jeck-Schlottmann; Dr. Rainer Jochum, chair of the Department of International Business from DHBW Mosbach; and Dr. Albert Strecker, the vice president of DHBW Mosbach and the dean of business faculty. Last summer, Jochum visited FSU, where met with several faculty and administrators from the College of Business and the ...

Preservation Maryland Weighs in on Rolling Mill/Maryland Ave Redevelopment Project PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Preservation Maryland   
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 16:28


Rolling MillPreservation Maryland, the state’s oldest and largest historic preservation advocacy organization, joined a growing chorus of concerned local citizens in announcing their serious concern today over a proposed project in Cumberland, Maryland that would demolish a historic neighborhood to make way for incompatible and economically unsustainable low-density commercial sprawl.

The proposed project takes a page from the disastrous ‘urban renewal’ projects of the 1960s and focuses its efforts on the Rolling Mill neighborhood on Cumberland’s historic eastern edge. Portions of the neighborhood have already been listed as a National Historic District by the Maryland Historical Trust while many of ...

Cumberland Downtown Parking Workshop Set PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Steven Leyh   
Thursday, 21 January 2016 11:27

The City of Cumberland and the Downtown Development Commission will hold a workshop to discuss parking in Downtown Cumberland onThursday, ?February 4th at 5:15 p.m. on the second floor of 9 North Centre Street above the Allegany Arts Council.

The public is invited to attend and the format for the event will include break out group conversations. Groups will be asked to clearly define perceived parking challenges in the Downtown, as well as recommend solutions for resolving those challenges.

Representatives from the City, the Police Department and the Downtown Development Commission will be present to respond to concerns and challenges presented; as well as provide information relative to the current parking configurations in Downtown Cumberland.

“I hope ...


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