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Cumberland (Allegany, Maryland)

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  • Franchot opposes special session, OKs Rocky Gap deal

    Comptroller Peter Franchot used the occasion Wednesday of his first vote on the Board of Public Works in favor of a casino deal to denounce Gov. Martin O'Malley's tentative plan to call a special session of the General Assembly to approve an expansion...
  • The Rocky Gap lesson

    The Rocky Gap lesson
    Rarely has a real estate closing felt so overdue. With a unanimous 3-0 vote, the state Board of Public Works on Wednesday agreed to sell the Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort to Evitts Resort LLC, taking one of Maryland's most star-crossed government-...
  • Friday's heat was indeed record-setting

    Friday's heat was indeed record-setting
    It was so hot on Friday that the high temperature of 103 degrees at BWI Marshall Airport would have set a record on any other June day. But even though it didn't technically surpass the official high mark for Baltimore, it did break records. The record...
  • High school football scores (updated through Friday night)

     THURSDAY Phoebus 55, Kecoughtan 7 Woodside 27, Warwick 21 FRIDAY (From VirginiaPreps.com): Alleghany 36 Bath County 7 Altavista 47 Cumberland 20 Annandale 32 Stuart 27 Appomattox 50 Randolph-Henry 6 Atlee 56 Patrick Henry (Ashland) 35...
  • Suzanne W. Reynolds, psychotherapist

    Suzanne W. Reynolds, psychotherapist
    Suzanne W. Reynolds, a psychotherapist and management consultant, died Sept. 21 of pancreatic cancer at her son's Ruxton home. She was 70. The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker, Suzanne Weston Reynolds was born in Cumberland and raised in...
  • Aggressive Driving Enforcement Campaign; Running Week Long in Central Pennsylvania

    Aggressive Driving Enforcement Campaign; Running Week Long in Central Pennsylvania
    Aggressive drivers should beware as they travel along Route 15 from the Cumberland-Perry County line to the Maryland border.  This week, PennDOT along with local officials and representatives from the Center for Traffic Safety and Carroll Township...
  • Washington County Historical Society finds a home

    By Linda Irvin-Craig Special to The Herald-Mail For the first 55 years of the existence of the Washington County Historical Society, the group had no home and functioned under nomadic conditions. Early meetings were held in the Washington County...
  • Rocky Gap license holder gets OK to scale back casino

      A plan to rescue the chronically snake-bit resort at Rocky Gap by permitting slot machines there has hit yet another setback. A state commission granted a request Tuesday from the company that was granted a license to operate a Rocky gap casino to...
  • Rodney S. Gobrecht, librarian

    Rodney S. Gobrecht, a retired Baltimore County public school librarian and media services specialist, died Monday of lung cancer at his Reisterstown home. He was 76. Mr. Gobrecht was born and raised in Hanover, Pa., where he graduated in 1954 from...
  • Barnstorming artist takes murals to every Md. county

    Barnstorming artist takes murals to every Md. county
    Drive west on Mile Lane in Allegany County, then crest the ridge in the road, and all of a sudden, the big barn on Leaning Pine Farm bursts out of the surrounding countryside like a display of fireworks. Eight-sided stars wheel exuberantly against the...
  • Driving on electrons

    Driving on electrons
    Like a few thousand other vacationers one Saturday this summer, my wife Novia and I pulled into the crowded parking lot at the end of the boardwalk in Ocean City, looking forward to an afternoon of sun, sand and souvenirs. Unlike anyone else there,...