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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
Four people face charges in connection with a vandalism incident at Fort Hill High School. According to Cumberland Police on 7/19/2021 officers were dispatched to Fort Hill High School in reference to a breaking and entering which occurred on 7/17/2021. Upon arrival officers observed that someone had spray painted the walls, thrown trash around the […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 26, 2021, 3:59 pm
According to Maryland State Police troopers with the MSP Helicopter Trooper 5 rescued a swimmer who was injured Friday in Garrett County. Shortly after 5 p.m. on Friday, Maryland State Police Helicopter Trooper 5, based at Cumberland Airport, was dispatched to Swallow Falls in the Youghiogheny River to perform an aerial hoist rescue of a […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 26, 2021, 3:56 pm
A Claysburg, PA man is charged with murdering his brother. According to Pennsylvania State Police on July 24th at about 4:30pm 41 year old Larry Claar is accused of shooting his brother 46 year old Michael Claar at a home on Picnic Road in Bedford County. Larry Claar then allegedly transported his brother’s dead body […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 26, 2021, 3:56 pm
The Allegany County Health Department will offer walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations on the ground floor of the Willowbrook Office Complex (12501 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland, MD) on Wednesday, July 28. From 9 a.m. to noon both the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines will be offered for those age 18 and older. Then, from 1 to […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 26, 2021, 3:55 pm
U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Jamie Raskin and David Trone (D-Md.) today announced $1,381,911 in American Rescue Plan funding for fire and emergency rescue departments across Western Maryland. “Despite increased challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency and first responders across Maryland continued to deliver life-saving care to those who needed it […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 22, 2021, 3:31 pm
A Maryland man is indicted on firearms theft charges. 43 year old Richard Lee Tyndall, Jr., of Oldtown, Maryland, was indicted on two counts of “Stealing Firearms from a Dealer” and two counts of “Unlawful Possession of Firearms.” according to Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.Tyndall is a person prohibited from having firearms […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 22, 2021, 3:30 pm