PENNEY’S CLOSING MALL LOCATION

J.C. Penney has announced that its Country Club Mall location will be closing. The local store was included in the first round of closings, and is one of 3 locations in Maryland to be shuttered.  No timetable was given.  In all, the chain plans to close 242 stores, following the filing of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

WARNING PROCESS FOR NUISANCE VIOLATIONS ABOLISHED

The Cumberland Mayor and City Council is doing away with a warning process for nuisance violations, which will now allow officers to issue citations and fines to offenders. Mayor Ray Morriss and council members says this will allow swift action on violations such as high grass and weeds, burning leaves and feeding feral animals. The…

MAN ARRESTED ON ASSAULT, DRUG CHARGES

Thirty-three-year old Stephen Armand Fisher faces several charges, following an East Industrial Boulevard incident in May. He allegedly assaulted a person and stole money from a person. During his arrest and search, a glass pipe was found on him. He was issued a criminal citation for possession of CDS paraphernalia. He received a District Court…

COUNTY RE-OPENS MINI-GRANT PROGRAM

Allegany County government has reopened its mini-grant program for small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Among the requirements, businesses must have a physical address in Allegany County; must be in good standing with the State of Maryland; demonstrate a loss of business revenue of 50 per cent or more related to COVID-19; and, have no pre-existing…

ACM OFFERS VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSIONS

Allegany College of Maryland’s program directors and recruitment staff will hold virtual question and answer sessions about specific academic programs through Zoom from June 15th through June 25th for prospective and admitted students. The hour-long sessions offer future students and their families the chance to speak directly with program directors from the comfort of their…

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY, PSC TO RETURN TO CLASS AUGUST 19TH

Students will return to West Virginia University’s three campuses, including Potomac State College, to begin fall classes on Wednesday, August 19th. Students will stay on campus, with no fall break, through November 24th, then take a Thanksgiving break, and will not return for the rest of the fall semester. There will be a week of…

TWO NEW COVID-19 CASES IN ALLEGANY COUNTY

Two new community cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Allegany County. Both cases are males-one in his 30’s and one in his 40’s, who have not required hospitalization. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the county is now at 181. To date, 3,145 county residents have been tested for COVID-19. Of that number,…

FOUR HAMPSHIRE COUNTY 911 EMPLOYEES TEST POSITIVE

Four employees of the Hampshire County 911 Center have tested positive for COVID-19. The tests were administered in the latter part of May; one employee tested negative for the same time period. The West Virginia National Guard will perform a “deep sanitization” of the 911 Center today. To date, there were 31 coronavirus cases in…

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CORONA RELATED NEWS

COUNTY RE-OPENS MINI-GRANT PROGRAM

Allegany County government has reopened its mini-grant program for small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Among the requirements, businesses must have a physical address in Allegany County; must be in good standing with the State of Maryland; demonstrate a loss of business revenue of 50 per cent or more related to COVID-19; and, have no pre-existing…

TWO NEW COVID-19 CASES IN ALLEGANY COUNTY

Two new community cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Allegany County. Both cases are males-one in his 30’s and one in his 40’s, who have not required hospitalization. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the county is now at 181. To date, 3,145 county residents have been tested for COVID-19. Of that number,…

FOUR HAMPSHIRE COUNTY 911 EMPLOYEES TEST POSITIVE

Four employees of the Hampshire County 911 Center have tested positive for COVID-19. The tests were administered in the latter part of May; one employee tested negative for the same time period. The West Virginia National Guard will perform a “deep sanitization” of the 911 Center today. To date, there were 31 coronavirus cases in…

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