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Oakland man, Frostburg woman awaiting trial in animal cruelty cases
OAKLAND — An Oakland man and a Frostburg woman are scheduled for trial next month in Garrett County on animal cruelty charges. James R. Reckart, 32, was charged March 6 by summons with felony aggravated cruelty to an animal and a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty.
Drug trafficking that led to deaths of two Pa. men sends Maryland man to federal prison
About two years ago, a central Pennsylvania man died of a fatal overdose. On Thursday, the reported head of the drug trafficking organization that sold the deadly substance was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison.
Four hurt in Garrett County crash
OAKLAND — Four people suffered minor injuries in a head-on crash early Sunday on Gorman Road, according to the Garrett County Sheriff's Office. John Houser Sr., 37, of Bayard, West Virginia, and three family members were taken to the Garrett Regional Medical Center following the 1:54 a.m. accident.
Maryland Senate passes $46.6 billion budget with less money for public schools than House version
Maryland’s Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a $46.6 billion budget that contains less funding for the state’s public schools than its House of Delegates counterpart — and restores money for a program to send kids from poor families to private schools.
Woman dies in Maryland Avenue crash
Hagerstown police said one person died after the vehicle they were driving crashed into a tree Thursday morning in the 1200 block of Maryland Avenue. The woman’s name is not being released until the family has been notified.
Husband, Stepdaughter Charged In Jacquelyn Smith's Murder Return To Maryland
A man and his daughter charged with Jacquelyn Smith's killing on Dec. 1, 2018 have arrived back in Maryland from Texas. Investigators said the two concocted a story about a panhandler killing Jacquelyn Smith in east Baltimore.
Chamber of Commerce conducting survey of Garrett County visitors
MCHENRY — The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce has begun a yearlong tourism survey of Garrett County visitors to be conducted at various locations. The chamber is contracting with West Virginia University to conduct seasonal surveys of 2,400 visitors over the course of the next year.
Maryland Governor Seeks Support From Congress Getting Control of BW Parkway
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan sent a letter to the state’s congressional delegation asking for support in transferring control of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway from the National Park Service to the state of Maryland.
Three people charged with four counts of animal cruelty in Preston County
KINGWOOD, W.Va. — Three people have been charged with four counts each of animal cruelty after cats were found emaciated, dehydrated and dead in a house on Yorks Run Road. Free on $8,000 bail each are Tia Dawn McDaniel, 18, of Newburg; Andrew A. Rowand, 77, of Grafton; and Freda Gay McDaniel, 58, of
Maryland teacher accused of slamming door, severing student's hand
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland middle school teacher is accused of slamming a door on a student's hand so hard that three of her fingers were severed. The Capital reports a lawsuit filed by the child's father accuses the Ann Arundel County Board of Education and former teacher Steven Akers of neg
Local trout stocking info
Maryland Department of Natural Resources crews stocked 950 trout. Glades Park : 250 golden and rainbow trout (youth and blind) Fishing licenses and trout stamps are available for purchase here.
Restaurant Road Trip: Pizza Pro
BRUCETON MILLS W.Va - The name 'Pizza Pro' has been around Bruceton Mills since 1994, and has been at its location on Morgantown Street since November of 2017. The business was started by Jamie Bishoff and Reggie Grimes.
Salisbury Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead
SALISBURY, PA — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Flood Watch for your area, beginning Friday at 2:00 am and ending Saturday at 8:00 am. You can read more info from the National Weather Service here.
Mid-Atlantic’s top bulls to be offered at Pa. performance sale
ROCK SPRINGS, Pa. — Beef producers can buy some of the best genetics in the region during a bull sale at Pennsylvania’s Livestock Evaluation Center in Pennsylvania Furnace, Centre County, March 29 at noon.
She was a banking exec. Now, at age 60, Diane Richardson leads Towson women to face UConn in March Madness
Basketball lifted Diane Richardson up, simple as that. It delivered her from the impoverished section of Washington where she grew up, helped her become the first college graduate in her family and gave her a new concept of what she could become.
Speech therapy comes to Keyser
KEYSER — The Children’s League is excited about the creation of the recently opened “Rite Care” Early Childhood Language Disorders Clinic operating at the Mineral County Health Department. Cathy Growden, executive director, stated, “Although the Keyser clinic has only been open less than 6 months we
Mineral DECA students earn high honors
KEYSER, W.Va. — Students from Mineral County Technical Center DECA attended the West Virginia State DECA Student Development Conference and Competition. Members made presentations for public relations plans, entrepreneurship promotion events, financial literacy promotion and community service to ind
Keyser officials move forward with expansion of fire fee
KEYSER, W.Va. — Keyser City Council is moving forward with a proposal to expand a fee residents pay for fire service beyond city limits. “It’s going to be a monumental effort to identify the people that we need to asses the fire fee on,” said Buck Eagle, city administrator. “It will be a lengthy pro
Ambrose selected to third team
CHARLESTON – Tucker County’s Corrick Ambrose is a third-team selection on the Class A all-state boys basketball team which was released today by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.
Former shoe factory in Preston could hold new business
KINGWOOD, W.Va. — A company has expressed interest in leasing the former shoe factory building outside Kingwood. Robbie Baylor, executive director of the Preston County Economic Development Authority (PCEDA), reported on the property last week to the Preston County Commission. She said the property