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U.S. Senator Ben Cardin talks about federal funding for projects throughout western Maryland, the upcoming general election and the planned vote next week on Supreme Court justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett. To hear the interview click here https://soundcloud.com/amanda-mangan/us-senator-ben-cardin-for-pht
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: October 22, 2020, 3:11 pm
The Allegany County Health Department reports 23 new COVID-19 cases since Monday bringing the total cumulative COVID-19 case count for Allegany County now to 628. According to a press release from the ACHD the latest cases include a female and a male in their teens, four females and a male in their 20s, two females […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: October 22, 2020, 3:09 pm
Allegany County Board of Elections Elections Director Diane Loibel talks about upcoming deadlines for voters and details on mail in, early and in person voting for the 2020 General Election. Maryland voters can request a mail in ballot until today Oct 20th. Mail in ballots can either be mailed or put in a drop box […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: October 21, 2020, 3:21 pm
Frostburg State University officials report 28 new cases of COVID-19 from the latest round of testing held Oct 4th -17th. A total of 546 were tested. The test results above include 40 self-reported tests uploaded to the University portal, 15 positive results and 25 negative results. According to a message posted on the site from […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: October 21, 2020, 3:12 pm
A former WEPCO loan officer faces embezzlement charges. According to Preston County Magistrate Court records 37 year old Nicole Moore of Elk Garden allegedly stole $157,950 from 60 different WEPCO member accounts from Nov. 2017 through Sept. 2020 while working at the Kingwood branch. Moore allegedly processed cash advances on 81 different loans and completed […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: October 20, 2020, 2:49 pm
Layoffs are looming for employees at Frostburg State University. According to an email sent out to FSU employees on Friday afternoon; “As you are aware, FSU started its budget process with over a $10M deficit and we continue to face a budgetary shortfall of $1.43M due to a reduction in state funding, lowered enrollment, COVID-19 […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: October 19, 2020, 3:53 pm
The Allegany County Health Department reports that the total cumulative COVID-19 case count for Allegany County is now at 570. The latest cases include six females and one male in their teens, three males in their 20s, a female and two males in their 30s, a male in his 40s, a female in her 50s, […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: October 19, 2020, 3:52 pm
An inmate at NBCI is hospitalized following a fight with another inmate. According to Mark Vernarelli with the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services the 49 year old was hospitalized Wednesday night for observation after suffering several puncture wounds. Correctional officers at the maximum security prison intervened after two inmates were involved in […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: October 16, 2020, 3:47 pm
Two West Virginia residents are arrested in Cumberland on drug charges. According to Cumberland Police on October 15th, 2020, Officer with the Cumberland City Police observed a passenger vehicle in the area of Oak St. commit a traffic violation. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle and the occupants of the vehicle were identified […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: October 16, 2020, 3:45 pm
A Cumberland man is hospitalized after a motorcycle accident. According to the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday October 15 deputies with the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a motorcycle accident in the 33000 block of National Pike in the Little Orleans area. Initial calls reported a motorcycle over an embankment and the […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: October 16, 2020, 3:16 pm