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In order to continue to facilitate vaccination efforts in Allegany County and to better serve the community, UPMC Western Maryland is pleased to announce that COVID-19 vaccines are now available seven days a week at several UPMC Western Maryland urgent and primary care locations. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. The availability of the […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 11, 2021, 3:29 pm
Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Officials are investigating an assault at the Western Correctional Institution. A 25 year old inmate was hospitalized with puncture wounds following the assault that took place in a housing unit at about 9pm Thursday night. WCI investigators have identified two suspects and will be working with DPSCS […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 11, 2021, 3:10 pm
Emergency crews responded to reports of flooding following heavy rainfall in the New Creek area of Mineral County last night beginning at about 6:45pm. According to Mineral County Emergency officials about five households were evacuated due to high water. One homeowner had to be assisted by the swift water rescue team. Route 50 was shut […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 11, 2021, 3:09 pm
There were Four (4) new cases reported in Grant County. Officials continue to receive notification of some cases of the UK Variant Strain of COVID. 1,439 Total COVID Cases • 1176 Confirmed Positive COVID cases • 263 Probable COVID cases (Probable cases are those that have a positive result from a rapid antigen test). • […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 9, 2021, 3:26 pm
The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating a plane crash in Cumberland. According to the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday June 8th emergency crews were called out to the area of Bierman Drive for a reported motorcycle crash. Officials learned that several children playing in the area heard a subject yelling for help. […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 9, 2021, 3:24 pm
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice held a virtual ceremony to announce the award of 19 grants, worth $13,734,817 in federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, which have been dedicated to various water/sewer, broadband, demolition, and park improvement projects to communities in 14 counties across the state. The allocations locally include: Hampshire County Commission (Hampshire […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 8, 2021, 3:27 pm
The Garrett County Health Department has issued an overdose alert after learning there has been a recent increase in overdoses related to opiates in and around Garrett County. “While we are not certain what caused the spike at that time, the increase may be due to the presence of the powerful synthetic opioid drug fentanyl,” […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 8, 2021, 3:25 pm
Federal, state, and local health officials continue to strongly urge eligible unvaccinated members of the public to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible. Currently, individuals age 18 and older are eligible to receive any of the approved COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson). Additionally, the Pfizer COVID vaccine has been approved […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 8, 2021, 3:24 pm
The City of Cumberland Engineering Department, on behalf of Columbia Gas of Maryland, would like to notify the public that on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 beginning at 5:00 am, the Dingle Intersection will be under a flagging operation. Fayette Street will also be affected from Greene Street to Camden Ave and will be closed from […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 7, 2021, 3:29 pm
The Cumberland Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance with a hit and run investigation. On the early morning hours of June 6th, 2021, a witness reported seeing a white-in-color truck pulling a silver-in-color tanker strike an electrical pole in the area of Front Street and leave the scene heading South on Queen City Drive. […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 7, 2021, 3:28 pm