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A Cumberland man is behind bars on assault and animal cruelty charges. According to Cumberland Police on June 30, 2020 at 6:44 pm CPD officers were dispatched to a West Industrial Boulevard residence for a report of a disturbance.  Upon arrival, officers observed Corey Francis Shriner, age 22, in the yard of the residence striking […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 2, 2020, 3:00 pm
The House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, which invests $1.5 trillion in the nation’s infrastructure and included Congressman David Trone’s (MD-06) amendment to help fight the addiction crisis in America. The bill also included $100 billion investment in broadband funding, a top priority for Western Maryland that Trone advocated for as […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 2, 2020, 2:59 pm
In a bipartisan vote, the Maryland Board of Public Works approved painful, but necessary budget cuts to save the jobs of thousands of state workers. The BPW approved 413 million dollars in cuts for fiscal year 2021. According to Gov Larry Hogan he says he would not have recommended a single one of these cuts, […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 2, 2020, 2:54 pm
Maryland State Police arrested several suspects over the past week in conjunction with allied agencies as part of the department’s effort to reduce violent crime across the state. Locally troopers with the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division – Firearms Enforcement Unit served, James Jong Rhee, 40, of Cumberland, Maryland, on June 25, with an […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 1, 2020, 2:09 pm
The 1309 Steam Engine whistle blew this week a welcome sound for many in Western Maryland. WMSRR Executive Director John Garner says the restoration process for 1309 is 90 percent complete and they are hopeful to have everything ready for the start of the season in October. To hear the interview click here https://soundcloud.com/amanda-mangan/john-garner-executive-directoror-wmsrr-for-pht
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 1, 2020, 2:08 pm
A Cumberland man faces charges for discharging fireworks. According to Cumberland Police on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 the Cumberland Police Department served a criminal summons on Chad William Turner. The summons was issued in reference to the report of someone discharging fireworks in the area of Grand Avenue back on June 27th. On that date, […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 1, 2020, 2:07 pm
Two men face firearms charges. According to Cumberland Police on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 the Cumberland Police Department responded to the area of Blaul Avenue for the report of an assault with a firearm. When officers arrived, contact was made with numerous individuals that stated that prior to arriving; two male suspects showed up with […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 1, 2020, 2:06 pm
Three people are arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop. According to the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office on 06.30.2020 at approximately 1:00 PM, Deputies of the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office were on patrol on Interstate 68 east of Cumberland. Deputies observed a vehicle being driven west bound, erratically, at speeds over 90 MPH. A […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 1, 2020, 1:59 pm
The following is a list of local Independence Day Fireworks Displays and Celebrations: July 3rd Capon Bridge Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fireworks display and music performance Friday July 3rd. Because of COVID-19 the event will NOT be celebrated “in person” as in the past. The 8pm Maria Rose and Danny Elswick performance will […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: July 1, 2020, 12:13 pm
Maryland State Police have released more details about a single vehicle fatal crash over the weekend. On Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 1036 am, the Maryland State Police Cumberland Barrack and Allegany County EMS responded to the area of eastbound Rt. 135 east of Tri-Towns Plaza, Westernport, Allegany County, MD for a single vehicle collision. […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 30, 2020, 3:01 pm