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Community Strengthening Coalition Addresses Opioid Addiction PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Elesha Ruminski   
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 20:50

Community Strengthening Coalition Forum About Oipioid Addiction Recovery Resources and Partnerships Set for May 10 


The Allegany County Community Strengthening Coalition will host an interactive forum for community members seeking opportunities to be part of addressing the opioid epidemic in our area. The event will take place on Wed., May 10 from 6-8:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church at 11 Washington Street in Cumberland. Free off-street parking is available in the church’s lot. Light refreshments will be provided by Western Maryland Health System.


Presentations will be given by representatives from three local organizations working to address the local addiction crisis: Hope Against Heroin, a faith-based effort ...

Zumbathon Raises Funds for Relay For Life PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Thursday, 27 April 2017 17:16

FSU Zumbathon participants

On Saturday, April 8, the members of Frostburg State University’s Alpha Sigma Tau hosted their second Zumbathon Fundraiser to benefit the FSU Relay For Life for the American Cancer Society, which will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 28, at the FSU Cordts Physical Education Center.

Caption: Participants in the April 8 Zumbathon for Relay For Life at FSU, sponsored by Alpha Sigma Tau, Front row from left are Dallas Calvert, Johanna Norris, Emily Ahman-Gamble, Jennifer Schofield, Kyndra Wilson, Ellie Bolton; middle row from left are Golda Friedman, Maura Dzambo, Erika Jaensch, Natasha Powell, Sara Shelton, Estefani Romero, Bethany Henson, Jasmine Spring; back row from left are Emma Thompson, Rebecca Patterson, Marie Stavrou, Destiny Dietz, Brooke ...

Frostburg's Historic District Commission to Meet PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Laura McBride   
Thursday, 27 April 2017 17:07
The City of Frostburg's Historic District Commission will meet Monday, May 8, 2017, at 6:00 PM, in the City Hall Conference Room, located at 59 E. Main Street.  The Frostburg Historic District Commission is charged with the preservation of historic structures and the surroundings within the designated district in order to safeguard the heritage of the City, stablilze and improve property values, strengthen the local economy and foster civic beauty.
The scheduled presentation is in regard to a facade renovation at 26 W. Main Street.  The public is welcome to attend.
EmPOWER Maryland energy efficiency bill becomes law PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Denise Robbins   
Sunday, 09 April 2017 09:00

The EmPOWER Maryland energy efficiency legislation championed by businesses and environmental organizations has officially become law.

Legislation expected to create nearly 70,000 jobs, grow economy and save businesses billions of dollars.

EmPOWER Maryland helps homeowners and businesses reduce energy waste by offering them technical assistance and incentives to take steps such as installing new appliances, sealing air leaks, and optimizing manufacturing production lines.

Gov. Hogan declined to sign the bill, but he didn’t veto it either, and it passed by a veto-proof margin. As a result, it officially became law at midnight this morning.

See reactions from other business and environmental organizations below

So far, the energy efficiency ...

Reflections on the Women's March on Washington PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jerri Dell   
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 21:26

Jerri etcLess than a week after Donald Trump was elected as President of the United States, I was organizing to go with fifty Western Marylanders on a bus from Cumberland to join the Women’s Woman on Washington, D.C. Having grown up in D.C. in the 1960’s,  I knew something about protesting.  I was a in elementary school when Martin Luther King had a Dream and spoke at the Lincoln Memorial;  I one of so many college students who protested the War in Vietnam on the National Mall.  I was the granddaughter of suffragists who linked arms with thousands like them to demand the vote for women. It was time to protest again, and I was eager to be there. . . .Until I wasn’t. 


As the day of the March got closer – and the horror of a Trump presidency ...


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