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According to a press release from the Garrett County Health Department Garrett County is one of only four Maryland counties that saw a decrease in opioid deaths between 2019 and 2020. While the decrease was only from 6 to 5 deaths, it represents a percentage reduction of 16.7%. Any decrease is better than the increases […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 29, 2021, 3:38 pm
On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new masking guidelines in the wake of the rapid rise in cases of the COVID-19 delta variant. The new guidance includes recommendations that everyone – including fully vaccinated individuals – wear a mask in public indoor settings to prevent the spread of the virus. […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 29, 2021, 2:49 pm
According to the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office on 7/26/21 Deputies of the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a Baltimore Pike Cumberland, MD residence for a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, deputies observed through the main entrance door CDS and CDS activity. As a result, deputies knocked and were greeted by Barbara Ann Blowe, 25 […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 28, 2021, 2:46 pm
The City of Cumberland Engineering Department, on behalf of Columbia Gas of Maryland, would like to notify the public that on Thursday, July 29, 2021, beginning at 5:00 am, delays should be expected on Virginia Avenue from Elder Street to Mary Street. Parking will be restricted on Virginia Avenue from Elder Street to Mary Street […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 28, 2021, 2:43 pm
An Oakland woman faces animal cruelty charges. According to the Garrett County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Division on July 20th, 2021 Leslie R. Gillespie, age 43, of Oakland pled guilty to three counts of animal cruelty and neglect and failure to provide vet care. Gillespie was a wheaten terrier and poodle breeder who ran Wheaten […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 28, 2021, 2:42 pm
Free Community Covid Testing (NOTE CHANGE OF LOCATION) PETERSBURG CITY PARKING LOT Tuesdays 11- 5 Fridays 11-3 There were no new cases reported in Grant County. • 1,458 Total COVID Cases • 1184 Confirmed Positive COVID cases • 273 Probable COVID cases (Probable cases are those that have a positive result from a rapid antigen […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 28, 2021, 2:40 pm
City of Cumberland Officials are working with CSX to ensure the safety of the bridge over Virginia Avenue. According to a press release from the Mayor and City Council of Cumberland has been notified by several citizens of their concerns with the CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSX) bridge that spans over Virginia Avenue.At the direction of […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 27, 2021, 3:59 pm
A motorcyclist is hospitalized after a crash in Cumberland. According to Cumberland Police on Monday, July 26th, 2021 the Cumberland Police Department responded to the 600 blk. of Henderson Avenue for the report of a motorcycle vs. vehicle accident with reported injuries. When officers arrived, they observed the motorcycle had collided into the rear of […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 27, 2021, 3:46 pm
According to Frostburg City Police on Monday, July 26, 2021, beginning at approximately 12:20 p.m., the Frostburg City Police Department received multiple calls from the public reporting that a male subject was assaulting random people with rocks or bricks, damaging property, and engaging in other criminal activity in the areas of First Street and Centennial […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 27, 2021, 3:45 pm
The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) has ranked Allegany County in the bottom five jurisdictions for COVID vaccination rates among nursing facility staff. According to the Skilled Nursing Facilities Vaccination Dashboard, only 59.4% of staff at Allegany County skilled nursing facilities are fully vaccinated against COVID. The county ranked a bit better in vaccination rates […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 27, 2021, 3:40 pm