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Pets for Vets Begins at the Allegany County Animal Shelter PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Courtesy, Jodi Sweitzer   
Monday, 03 October 2011 19:46
Home Ground to Sponsor Outdoor Recreation Festival September 24th PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kurt Hoffman   
Monday, 12 September 2011 11:47


 On Saturday October 6th, 2012, Home Ground will present its Second Annual “Discover Allegany Outdoors.…A Nature and Outdoor Recreation Festival. “  This event will take place at Rocky Gap State Park’s Mountain View Pavilion from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. and is being co-sponsored by Western Maryland Adventures and Rocky Gap State Park.

Free activities for families and individuals interested in outdoor experiences will include geocaching, canoeing and kayaking, fly fishing, a scavenger hunt, a bird hike, scales and tails, an introduction to the basics of fishing, and a presentation by Roy Brown on the ancient archeology of our area.  Brown's presentation is in conjunction with AppIndie's "One Vision, Many Voices" launch (see ...

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FSU to Observe 10th Anniversay of 9/11 With "Eleven Days of September" PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 02 September 2011 16:07
Allegany County Heroes Saluted PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Bretta Reinhard, Allegany County Public Information Officer   
Thursday, 25 August 2011 09:31

The Allegany County Commissioners, Michael W. McKay, Creade V. Brodie, Jr., and William R. Valentine, honored and saluted three Allegany County heroes, S. Ashley Highland, Edward Steven Wilkinson, and Richard G. Wolford, Jr., at
a special ceremony.  Each individual was recognized for his life saving actions to help Victoria Stefan Watt of Clinton, Ohio on June 27, 2011.

This is a true story with a happy ending. Mrs. Watt and her elderly mother, Mrs. Betty Light, were traveling through Allegany County en route to Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. Mrs. Watt had a cardiac medical emergency. Mr. Highland, as an employee of the Comfort Inn in LaVale, managed Mrs. Watt’s unexpected situation, called 911, alerted the victim’s husband in Ohio, and cared for Mrs. Light as well. ...

Laurel Gallery Exhibiting Hindu Kolam Quilts PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Rajan Zed   
Friday, 12 August 2011 09:28
Himmelfarb Gallery of Tai Sophia Institute in Laurel (Maryland) is holding a quilt exhibition based on Hindu Kolam designs till August 27.
Titled “Pieces as Prayers: Kolam and Kaleidoscope Quilts”, this art quilts exhibition is by artist Lauren Kingsland, who was inspired by Kolam designs while travelling through Tamil Nadu (India).
Applauding Himmelfarb for exhibiting Hinduism focused art, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that art had a long and rich tradition in Hinduism and ancient Sanskrit literature talked about religious paintings of deities on wood or cloth.
Rajan Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, urged major art museums of the world, including Musee du Louvre and Musee d'Orsay ...

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