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A reminder today is Primary Election Day in Maryland all registered and eligible voters will be mailed a ballot for this election.Voters should receive their ballot in early to mid-May.  There will be a ballot drop box located at the Allegany County Office Complex, 701 Kelly Road, Room 100, Cumberland, for those voters who prefer […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 2, 2020, 4:25 pm
Law enforcement officials are investigating the death of a 25 year old man. According to C3I officials on Saturday evening, 05/30/2020, at 7:19 PM the Cumberland Police responded to a private residence in Building 12 of Fort Cumberland Homes after receiving a call about a deceased person located there. When first responding officers arrived there […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 2, 2020, 3:46 pm
Peaceful protests were held in Cumberland and Hagerstown yesterday afternoon. The protest were held following several days of protests across the country condemning the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Following the nationwide protests on Saturday in response to the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, US Congressman David Trone who […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 1, 2020, 4:13 pm
Cumberland City Police have investigated a series of separate incidents involving knives during the past several days.  According to Cumberland Police: On May 31, 2020, at 9:19 pm, officers from the Cumberland Police were dispatched to the 300 block of Virginia Avenue for a subject refusing to leave a residence. Officers were further advised that […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 1, 2020, 4:12 pm
MD Senator George Edwards discusses Stage One of the Reopening of Maryland along with the major concerns from his constituents. He says one of the biggest issues his office has received complaints on has been the unemployment process. He says no one anticipated what has happened with the pandemic and he feels they were overwhelmed […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: May 29, 2020, 3:31 pm
Based on waiver approvals from the Maryland State Department of Education, the last day of school for students in Allegany County Public Schools will be Friday, June 12, 2020. For the ACPS Continuity of Learning Plan, the last learning packets will be distributed next week, and principals will notify parents with dates and pick-up times. […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: May 29, 2020, 3:31 pm
A Mother’s Day church service in Hampshire County has lead to an outbreak of COVID-19. According to Hampshire County Health Department Local Health Administrator Stephanie Shoemaker a service was held May10th at the church where about 30 people were in attendance. “Individuals were becoming symptomatic and went to their local providers to receive testing and […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: May 29, 2020, 3:29 pm
June 1st The Allegany County Health Department reports one new case of  COVID-19 today, a male community member in his 40s who has not been hospitalized. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the county is now at 179. To date, 3,073 Allegany County residents have been tested for COVID-19. 2,714 tests were negative, 179 […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: May 28, 2020, 2:57 pm
The cause of a structure fire in Lonaconing is ruled accidental. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshall’s office the blaze broke out in the ceiling of a second floor bedroom of a two story single family home on Peking Street May 25th at about 2:30pm . The cause was accidental electrical due to wiring […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: May 28, 2020, 1:38 pm
The Allegany County Commissioners are expected to take up a variety of issues during their regular business meeting tonight including the cancellation of the 2020 Allegany County Fair and Ag Expo. According to a statement from Commission President Jake Shade “Unfortunately we have been forced to cancel the fair this year. This wasn’t an easy […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: May 28, 2020, 1:21 pm