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4 men charged for organized home burglary in Meyersdale

SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A group of men from Somerset County have been charged for an alleged home burglary that was planned and executed on June 13. The burglary happened at the 300 block of Olinger Street in Meyersdale Borough around 3:45 a.m., according to charges filed. The alleged burglars include 19-year-old Tylor Ritchey, […]
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Blue Knob Mountain Bike Challenge and Festival

Blue Knob Mountain Bike Association (BKMTBA) a 501(c)(3) is holding a mountain bike festival and 15-mile race that will incorporate both the trail systems at Blue Knob All Season Resort, 1424 Overland Pass, Claysburg, PA 16625, and Blue Knob State Park on August 13th. Racers can follow the link
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Sportsmen to hold second 'Handgun Day'

FROSTBURG, Md. (WV News) — The Big Savage Sportsmen’s Club is hosting its second of three “Handgun Days” this summer at the Frostburg Rifle/Pistol Range on Saturday, July 16. The event is free and open to the public, and is designed for those citizens who are...

Community Trust grant will fund Maryland Symphony program

CUMBERLAND, Md. (WV News) — The Community Trust Foundation (CTF), through the Iris & Peter Halmos Community Fund, has awarded a grant to Frostburg State University Cultural Events Series (CES) to sponsor the Maryland Symphony Orchestra’s presentation of masterworks from Mozart, Stravinsky, and von Weber. The performance is...
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Explore Maryland’s Wild Side At This Underrated State Forest

Prefer your hiking adventures to be on the wilder side? Green Ridge State Forest in Maryland covers a massive 46,000-acres. With nearly a dozen trails,100 primitive camping sites, and more, this massive forest in the Old Line State is just waiting to be explored. Lace up those hiking boots, apply bug spray, and enjoy a rustic adventure that will make you feel like you’re in a whole other, woodsy world.
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Town obtains judgement granting use of old high school site

The Cumberland Times News reports a Mineral County judge has granted the town of Ridgeley use of land over which they had been sparring with the Ridgeley Volunteer Fire Department. Circuit Court Judge James Courrier ruled Tuesday that upon paying $112,650 to be distributed to the fire department, the town will be "permitted at once to enter upon, take possession of, appropriate and use" the piece of land that formerly housed Ridgeley High School and was demolished to make way for a new fire station. The town and department split the cost of demolition of the old school, as the site was originally intended to house a new town hall as well.
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Live Music Downtown Enhances Allegany Reunion Weekend

In honor of the Allegany High School Reunion weekend festivities, the City of Cumberland welcomes everyone to gather on the downtown bricks on Friday, July 8th from 6PM-9PM for a “Friday After Five” performance by Queen City Funk and Soul. For this evening, an open container ordinance will be in effect, so grab some food and drinks from a downtown restaurant or bar and enjoy the music.

Route 219 gets expansion funding in Somerset County

SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Senator Bob Casey spoke to local leaders in Meyersdale Tuesday morning to promote new funding to expand Route 219 in the area. Casey said $53 million will be used for a pre-construction period to increase the highway from two lanes to four from Meyersdale down to the Maryland border. The […]
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Prospect Square to be impacted for Repairs

The City of Cumberland Engineering Department, on behalf of Ameri-Seal LLC, would like to notify the public that beginning on Tuesday, July 5, at approximately 7:00 am, portions of Prospect Square will be closed around the Circuit Court Building to allow for the road to be paved. Construction is expected to last through Friday, July 9 depending on the weather. The road will remain closed until construction is complete.

Garrett Co. drops to 2-3 in Mountain District play

MCHENRY — Garrett Post 71/208/214 and Fort Cumberland Post 13 played three more games in their regular-season series this past week, and Cumberland took two of the three games to take a 3-2 series lead. Garrett and Cumberland have been scheduled to face each other eight times in the...

Downtown Cumberland: like taking a walk back in time

CUMBERLAND — What makes the city of Cumberland a gem is its downtown. A stroll down the center of historic Downtown Cumberland is like taking a walk back in time with its late 19th- and early 20th-century architecture. From the Art Deco Embassy Theatre to the Gothic Revival of...

TriState Relief Sale mini auctions planned

SPRINGS, Pa. — The TriState Relief Sale will hold two mini auctions rather than one large auction again this year. The first mini auction will be at Springs Mennonite Church at 10 a.m. on July 16. The church is located at 1686 Springs Road, Springs, Pa. There will be barbecued chicken for takeout, antiques, quilts, collectibles, handcrafted items and an antique car show.

Rush Services tops Frostburg Legion twice to remain unbeaten

ACCIDENT — Rush Services registered a pair of victories over Frostburg Legion on Friday and Monday to remain undefeated in Hot Stove Baseball League action heading into the final two games of the regular season. Rush won the two games by a combined 22-1 score in the dominant stretch.

Judge grants Town of Ridgeley eminent domain over contested property

RIDGELEY, W.Va. – For years the Ridgeley School served as a focal point in the community and now town officials say they are poised to provide opportunities for generations to come as the Ridgeley mayor and council plan to develop a municipal complex complete with a lighted walking track, playground and improvements at the football field.

Hopewell Twp. Man Sentenced To Seven Years For Drug And Gun Crimes

(Pittsburgh, PA.) A Beaver County resident has pleaded guilty and been sentenced in federal court to seven years’ imprisonment to be followed by four years of supervised release on his convictions of violating federal narcotics and firearm laws, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced today. United States District...