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Final Leaf Collection on Seton Drive This Saturday: Important Notice for Local Residents
The City Street Maintenance Division will conduct a leaf collection operation on Seton Drive this Saturday. The operation is scheduled from 8:00AM to 3:00PM. This is the final planned leaf collection for this area. Residents should prepare their leaves for pickup by 8:00AM.
Temporary Trash Collection Suspension for South End and Maple Side Residents on November 28, 2023
The City of Cumberland has temporarily stopped trash collection on Tuesday, November 28, 2023. This stoppage is due to the closure of the Mountainview Landfill because of bad weather. The South end and Maple side of the city are affected.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.25 and $3.29 in Cumberland as of 2023-11-29. Find the cheapest 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 Wednesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.281 , according to AAA.
Let it snow: Flurries fly in Frostburg, Maryland
FROSTBURG, Md. — Snow lovers rejoice! The first snow flurries of the season were spotted in Western Maryland Tuesday morning. The National Weather Service issued a Snow Squall Warning for parts of the area, including Cumberland and Frostburg, Maryland. NWS officials warned of "white-out conditions" and blowing snow along...
Carpendale Trail Bridge: A Scenic Gateway to Nature and History
Nestled in the panoramic embrace of Carpendale, the Carpendale Trail Bridge serves as a picturesque passageway for nature aficionados and outdoor buffs. This architectural gem, a key segment of the Carpendale Rail Trail, arches over the North Branch of the Potomac River with its 386-foot wooden span. Offering more than just a route for hikers and bikers, the bridge provides stunning views, a peaceful setting for wildlife observation, and a link to the area's vibrant history through the adjacent historic tunnel through Knobley Mountain.
St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Midland: A Beacon of History and Heritage
St. Joseph's Catholic Church stands as a testament to the enduring spirit of Midland. Dating back to the 1850s, the church celebrates over 120 years of faith and community service. Despite adversity, including a devastating fire in 1952, the congregation's resilience shone as they rebuilt their sanctuary by 1967. Today, the church boasts breathtaking stained glass windows and houses an historic cemetery, reflecting the town's rich history and deep spiritual roots.
These cumberland, MD based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around cumberland..
OmniTRAX to manage West Virginia short line
OmniTRAX Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with the West Virginia Department of Transportation to operate and grow the South Branch Valley Railroad (SBVR). OmniTRAX assumes operational management Dec. 1. The 52.4-mile line operates between Petersburg and Green Spring, West Virginia. A former branch of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co., the SBVR provides freight service to West Virginia's eastern panhandle.
Preserving History: The La Vale Tollgate House and America's National Road
In the heart of La Vale, Maryland, stands a monument to America's pioneering past: the La Vale Tollgate House. As the last remaining toll house of the historic National Road, this 1835 edifice is a precious window into the 19th century. Once a bustling thoroughfare for westward expansion, the National Road was a symbol of progress, trade, and unity, funded by the federal government. Now serving as a museum, the La Vale Tollgate House protects the legacy of a time when travel required days and the tolls collected were vital for road upkeep.
WE’RE HIRING: COME JOIN US!
Full-time and part-time jobs available with a growing agency. You’ve heard about the Arc Allegany-Steuben, but do you really know who they are and what they actually do?. The Arc Allegany-Steuben is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides supports and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Allegany and Steuben counties. Their mission is to support and respect people’s choices on their journey to independence; emphasizing choice and community engagement.
Helicopter Rescues Man from MD ATV Crash
Cumberland Times-News, Md. At least two people were injured Friday in an all-terrain vehicle rollover accident Friday in a remote wooded area off Brant Road. Maryland State Police Trooper 5 helicopter located the crash after they were called about 7:40 p.m. to assist first responders. According to a release from...
Taste of Tradition: Discover Frostburg Through Its 3 Signature American Dishes
In this article, we delve into the world of three traditional American cuisines found right in Frostburg. Have you had the chance to relish any of these culinary delights yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Man Threatened Juvenile With Replica Gun
CUMBERLAND, MD – An incident involving an assault with a handgun led to the arrest of a Cumberland man on Sunday. Gerald Allen Moore, 33, was apprehended by the Cumberland…
Echoes of the Frontier: The Haunting Legacy of the Michael Cresap House
In the historic heart of Ellerslie, Maryland, the Michael Cresap House stands as a monument to colonial America and a nexus for the supernatural. Built in 1764, it is one of Allegany County's oldest structures and a testament to the life of Captain Michael Cresap, an Indian fighter whose spirit is rumored to haunt the premises. Today, the house is not only a museum listed on the National Register of Historic Places but also a hotspot for paranormal investigations and history aficionados.
Cumberland, Maryland: The Queen City's Rise and Legacy as America's Gateway to the West
Cumberland, Maryland, once known as the 'Queen City,' stands as a testament to America's westward expansion. As the second-largest city in the state during the 19th century, its pivotal role was anchored by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O), which arrived in 1842. This strategic location not only made it a major transportation hub but also a gateway to the American West, fostering economic growth through the transport of coal, iron, and timber essential to the Industrial Revolution.
Helicopter crews perform aerial rescue following a UTV rollover in Cumberland
CUMBERLAND, Md. — Maryland State Police performed an aerial rescue Friday following a UTV rollover in Cumberland. Around 7:40 p.m., Maryland State Police Aviation Command was requested to assist Allegany County Fire in the search for a vehicle rollover received by OnStar. When crews arrived, they discovered a sport-style...
Elk Garden: A Legacy of Coal, Community, and Resilience
Nestled in the rugged terrains of Mineral County, West Virginia, the small town of Elk Garden holds a rich history as a coal and lumber hub, named in honor of a Native American chief, Elk. In the early 20th century, under the influence of industrialist Henry Gassaway Davis, the town prospered from the 'Big Vein' coal deposits. The high-quality coal extracted here was pivotal, even powering Admiral Dewey's fleet at the Battle of Manila Bay.
Frostburg: A Cultural Haven in the Heart of Appalachia
Nestled in the serene mountains of Western Maryland, Frostburg shines as a beacon of artistic expression and cultural diversity. The city's arts scene thrives with the annual Appalachian Festival, a cornerstone event hosted by Frostburg State University from September 14-16, 2023. This festival draws artists, craftspeople, musicians, and dancers together, weaving a rich tapestry of regional heritage. A thought-provoking film festival and symposium on 'Experiencing the Feminine in Appalachia' set the stage for the Martha Redbone Roots Project's capstone concert, where folk, blues, and gospel harmonize in celebration of Appalachia's spirit.
Garrett County's Early Winter Wonderland: A Delight for Snow Lovers
On a crisp Tuesday morning, Garrett County in western Maryland became a winter wonderland, much to the delight of snow enthusiasts. A gentle snowfall enveloped the area, particularly around Deep Creek Lake, providing a picturesque start to the day. This scenic snowfall extended to the Maryland/West Virginia border, covering Interstate 68 with a wintry white blanket. As the county's residents reveled in the unexpected joy, the D.C. region enjoyed mostly sunny skies with high temperatures nearing 38 degrees, along with the occasional snow flurry.
Deep Creek Daily Notes Blog November 29
Wednesday, November 29, 2023: The weather today will be mostly sunny, with highs in the lower 30s and a low of 27. Southwest winds of around 15 to 20 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph. Wind chill values are as low as 1 below in the morning. The chance of rain is 25%.