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EMS EMPLOYEES CONSIDERING SCHEDULING CHANGE

The union representing emergency medical services employees in Allegany County is considering a county proposal to change the scheduling system currently in place at some fire and rescue stations. The Cumberland Times-News says the proposed change was discussed at yesterday’s meeting of the county commissioners, who are working to close a $1 million shortfall in…

WOMAN CHARGED IN WINIFRED ROAD ASSAULT

A Portsmouth, Rhode Island resident-Dove Ariana Schiavone-has been charged with an alleged assault, occurring on Winifred Road Wednesday. The victim was reportedly struck several times by Schiavone’s closed fist. She was arrested, and later released on an unsecured bond of $2500.

WOMAN CHARGED WITH FAILURE TO APPEAR, RELEASED ON RECOGNIZANCE

Cumberland resident Cynthia Lou Shipway was served a bench warrant on Wednesday, after she violated terms of her probation; she failed to appear in District Court on May 30th. She received a District Court hearing, but was later released on her own recognizance.

MOSBY HOME DETENTION TO START NEXT WEEK

Former Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby will begin serving home detention next week after her convictions for perjury and mortgage fraud. The defense submitted a request to modify some terms of the sentence so Mosby could use common areas of her apartment complex, like the pool and gym.  In paperwork dated June 11th, Judge…

POLICE REPORT: FETTERMAN AT FAULT FOR SUNDAY ACCIDENT

More details are coming out about a Sunday vehicle accident involving Pennsylvania Senator John Fetterman and his wife Giselle.  The Fettermans were traveling on I-70 in Maryland when they hit the rear end of another vehicle.  According to the police report, a witness says that the Senator and former Braddock mayor, who was behind the…

OCEAN CITY UNVEILS MARYLAND’S 100TH E.V. CHARGING STATION

The Town of Ocean City has unveiled Maryland’s 100th electric vehicle charging station.  Mayor Rick Meehan says it’s great for Ocean City residents, and visitors spending time in the resort town.  Delmarva Power says the L3 chargers are fast and cost about 35-dollars for a customer to get a full charge,  depending on the vehicle.

JERRY WEST LEAVES BEHIND A GREAT LEGACY

Jerry West is being remembered as quite possibly the best athlete ever from West Virginia.  Eight-six years ago “Mr. Clutch” was born in Cheylan in Kanawha County.  He would later play three seasons at West Virginia University and lead the Mountaineers to the national title game in 1959.  Afterwards, he played 14 seasons with the…

NUMEROUS ACCOLADES FOR JERRY WEST

Pretty much everyone in the Mountain State has a story or a memory of basketball great Jerry West.  Senator Joe Manchin posted on X yesterday that “when you think of basketball, you think of Jerry West.”  NBA Commissioner Adam Silver pointed out in his tribute to West that he will be the first member of…

INTERIM MAYOR ELECTED IN MARTINSBURG

The mayor of Martinsburg since 2021 is still the mayor.  Kevin Knowles was elected to a full term in office.  He defeated Yvonne Jenkins by a 16-percent margin.  There were 850 total votes cast.  Knowles assumed the role of mayor after the death of then-Mayor Harriet Johnson.

GREENSBURG DIOCESE TO AUDIT EMPLOYEES RECORDS FOLLOWING FIRING OF CHILD RAPE SUSPECT

The Catholic Diocese of Greensburg says they are auditing employee records following the firing of a child rape suspect.  Bishop Larry Kulick has asked all pastors to go over the files on one-thousand workers and nine-thousand volunteers to make sure there are no other previous offenders associated with the church.  Leaders of the diocese say…

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