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FSU to Offer Free Planetarium Show PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 12:28

As part of its summer planetarium program, Frostburg State University will offer a show titled “Two Small Pieces of Glass” about the amazing discoveries made possible by telescopes on Saturday, July 25, at 8 p.m. in the Multimedia Learning Center, room 186 of the Catherine R. Gira Center for Communications and Information Technology. The show is free and open to the public.

The show begins at a local star party, where two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. Their conversation with a local female astronomer enlightens them on the history of the telescope and the discoveries these wonderful tools have made. The students see how telescopes work and how ...

Local Legion of Honor Recipient PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Becky McClarran   
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 10:26

Legion1In commemoration with Memorial Day, 2015, local World War Two veteran, Floyd "Fizz" Blank, Mt. Savage, was posthumously awarded The French Legion of Honor Medal for his part in the Liberation of France in 1944 by the Consul General of France Olivier Serot Aimeras at the French Embassy in Washington, DC.  The Legion of Honor is France's highest medal given to foreigners who fought on French soil on their behalf.  The Legion d’honneur, or Legion of Honor is given as a tribute to those who risked their lives defending liberty.


Mr. Blank served with Company F, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Division during the Invasion of Normandy, where he became Missing In Action and wounded.  Floyd also received a Bronze Star Medal during the war.   After ...

Frostburg State University Marketing Students Create Plan for Allegany Museum PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 06 June 2015 15:43

The Allegany Museum in Cumberland could see more visitors and dollars come through its doors thanks to a study from Frostburg State University marketing students.

As part of a capstone course, MKTG 469 Marketing Plans Development, undergraduate marketing majors team up to take on clients from the community that receive free research and advice after a semester's worth of work.

Alex Diehl of Grantsville, Mary Kehoe of Columbia, Colby McGill of Frederick and Katie Morgan of Great Mills presented their plan focusing on the Allegany Museum, which is housed in the Gov. William Donald Schaefer Building at 3 Pershing St. in Cumberland. They were one of several teams who presented plans to businesses in the spring semester, which had students solve real-world challenges ...

Allegany County Commissioners to Meet in Little Orleans PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Bretta Reinhard   
Friday, 29 May 2015 07:25

The Allegany County Commissioners, William R. Valentine, Creade V. Brodie, Jr., and Jacob C. Shade, will hold their weekly public business meeting in Little Orleans on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. at the Orleans Volunteer Fire Company, 12210 Orleans Road NE, Little Orleans, Maryland 21766. The general public is invited and encouraged to attend the public business meeting in Little Orleans.

FSU Bobcats Football Team Clean Up Frostburg PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Laura McBride   
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 08:51

FSU Football Volunteers1 Recently, the FSU Bobcats Football Team volunteered to clean up a University adjacent neighborhood and spent the day collecting, discarded and windblown trash, furniture, and tires.  They also trimmed overgrown foliage, and fanned out through the community collecting trash along the streets.  Going from Left to Right in the picture are: Austin Bonsell, Percy Haskins, Joe Beckford, Mike Ambrose, Sam Walker, Myles Burgess, Roland Karmara, Jordan Brown, Kenny Johnson, Ben Crowder, Anthony Taylor, Sam Daniels, Josh Scales, DeLane Fitzgerald, Aaron Gibson, Graham Brochard, Jordan Proctor, Donte Chinnery, Cameron Waller, Jovan Alexander, John Kelling, Dominic Farmer, and John Candales.  The City of Frostburg thanks the FSU Bobcats Football Team for making a ...


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