Frosty the Snowman's West Virginian Roots: The Heartwarming Tale Behind the Classic CharacterAppalachian TimesNewsBreak Contributor
Popular retail chain opens another location in MarylandKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Body of missing mother of 4 found in storage unit after disappearance of a weekJeeban Jyoti NYNewsBreak Contributor
Cumberland Police Department Makes Arrests Following Violation of Probation and Trespassing IncidentNews WaveNewsBreak Contributor
Individual Behavior and Its Impact on Community Safety: A Case Study from Cumberland
On December 2, 2023, an incident at a local business on Maryland Avenue in Cumberland led to the arrest of 66-year-old Louis Levi Brown. This event, following Brown's aggressive actions which included punching a patron and confronting police, resulted in charges of second-degree assault and disorderly conduct. As Brown awaits a bond hearing at the Allegany County Detention Center, this altercation has sparked a broader dialogue among Cumberland residents about public safety and individual conduct in communal spaces. This incident not only raises immediate concerns but also reflects on how personal choices influence the collective sense of security and trust within a community.
Maryland man accused of making threats against PA governor
BEDFORD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Bedford County man is behind bars after state police intercepted an email allegedly making threats against Gov. Josh Shapiro. Blayk Bridges, 25 of Hyndman, has been charged with making terroristic threats with the intent to terrorize another. On Dec. 1, an email was forwarded to a trooper of the […]
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in cumberland, MD?
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near cumberland.
Cumberland Man Arrested for Assault and Disorderly Conduct
CUMBERLAND, MD — A 66-year-old Cumberland man, Louis Levi Brown, was arrested on December 2 by the Cumberland City Police following an assault incident at a business in the 400…
Rural Risks: Local Incidents in Cumberland Spark Wider Safety Debate
In the quiet town of Cumberland, Maryland, a series of safety incidents has cast a spotlight on the emerging risks in rural communities. Recently, a UTV (Utility Terrain Vehicle) accident occurred, resulting in the dramatic rescue of two individuals who had tumbled down a 200-foot embankment. The Maryland State Police Aviation Command, along with the Allegany County Fire Department, conducted a complex aerial extraction, highlighting the inherent dangers of rural recreation and the challenges of emergency response in remote areas. In a separate but equally concerning event, the arrest of Gerald Allen Moore after threatening a minor with a replica handgun has intensified the dialog on public safety and the use of such imitation firearms.
Deep Creek Daily Notes Blog December 4
Monday, December 4, 2023: Today is Santa’s List Day. This day celebrates the day that Santa puts together his list of naughty and nice children. It’s also a day for kids to start working on their holiday wish lists. Reminder! There is a mailbox for the North Pole in the Town of Oakland.
Dad, Maryland Native Admits To Strangulating Infant Son: Adams County ADA
Jonathan Ray Moats, originally of Oakland, Maryland, mostly recently of Palmyra, PA, was arrested in October following an incident involving his 5-month-old boy, court records show. Moats has admitted to covering his son's nose and mouth using a blanket when he wouldn't stop crying, while at a home on High...
Today the gas price is close to $3.55 in Accident as of 2023-12-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
3 Hazelton guards facing trial for abuse, falsifying records
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Three Hazelton guards are set to stand trial next month, accused of inmate abuse and falsifying records. Robert Sims, Joshua Sines, and Josiah Redd were arraigned on Wednesday and have a trial date set for January 22nd. These are the charges they face:. ROBERT SIMS. Deprivation...
Jabril Hill’s five touchdowns carries Fort Hill to another state title
Fort Hill junior running back Jabril Daniels scored on a 63-yard touchdown run on the first play from scrimmage in Saturday’s MPSSAA 1A state championship game and raced 59-yards for a score on the final play of the first half. In between he had three additional touchdown bursts and finished ...
Cumberland students back in class after small fire
Cumberland students back in class after small fire.
Girls basketball preview: Pair of Somerset County teams look to defend district titles
Berlin Brothersvalley turned in a 22-6 mark, claiming District 5 Class 1A gold. The Mountaineers advanced to the PIAA 1A semifinals, falling to eventual state champion, Union Area. The Mountaineers lost five seniors to graduation but return a bevy of talented players from that team to go along with freshman...
Searching for downed victims
Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Company firefighters practice search and rescue techniques at the Allentown Fire Department's training academy tower, along Vultee Street, at the Salisbury department's regular Monday evening drill night Nov. 20. Using an adult-size rescue mannequin, firefighters descended into the darkened lower level of the training tower with self-contained breathing tanks to search for downed victims. The lower level is arranged and furnished as a simulated residence. At any residential fire, the first unit on scene sends interior trained and qualified firefighters into the structure, when it is safe to do so, to search for anyone who may be trapped or incapacitated inside. “This gives our younger firefighters hands-on training in the safety of a controlled environment,” WSVFC Chief Joshua Wells said. PRESS PHOTO BY JIM MARSH.
Salisbury police blotter
A 30-year-old male, of Macungie, was charged Oct. 11 with alleged simple assault and harassment following an incident at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest campus, according to Salisbury police. DUI. A 53-year-old male, of Allentown, was charged Oct. 15 with allegedly driving under the influence and a traffic offense following...
Senior Laekyn Flinn sets standard for Thomas Jefferson girls basketball
One of the team leaders for the TJ girls basketball team is 5-foot-9 senior guard/forward Laekyn Flinn, who will continue her career after high school at Frostburg State. Frostburg State is a member of the NCAA Division II Mountain East Conference. “I chose Frostburg because it had everything to offer...
26 people charged after a man named “Cash” supplied meth to to West Virginia
Twenty-six people have been indicted by a federal grand jury for the distribution of methamphetamine, fentanyl, and cocaine in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, according to United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld. Individuals from Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia were charged with drug trafficking in an indictment unsealed today. According to court documents, Dorian Scott Burks, also […]
Potomac State College: Adapting and Thriving in the Modern Educational Landscape
Since its establishment in 1901, Potomac State College, a division of West Virginia University, has been a bedrock of educational excellence. Originally the 'Keyser Preparatory Branch of the West Virginia University,' the institution has grown from its historic campus—once the site of Fort Fuller during the Civil War—to a fully integrated division of WVU, offering diverse associate and bachelor's degrees. Known for its small class sizes and strong community ties, Potomac State College fosters a nurturing environment conducive to lifelong learning and friendships.
Mountain Ridge swim team hits the water, excited for new season
Mountain Ridge swimmer Aiden Tarin, shown here swimming the butterfly stroke, is one of several state qualifiers expected to help the Sentinels boys team defend its region title. (Photo by L1quid Studios) For the past two seasons, the Mountain Ridge High School boys swim team has won the region title....
Notice - Cumberland City Council to Meet Tuesday, December 5
The Mayor and City Council of Cumberland will meet in public session beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the second floor conference room of City Hall on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, for the purpose of immediately closing the meeting to discuss Board and Commission appointments and to receive legal advice from the City Solicitor regarding a contract with the CEDC. Authority to close the session is provided by Section 3-305(b)(1)(i) and (7) of the General Provisions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland.
Savor the Blend: Top 4 Cafes to Explore in Confluence
In this article, we'll be exploring four charming cafes located in Confluence. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!