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  • Community News | The Appalachian Independent
    Community News Community News Written by Gil Hazelwood Wednesday 04 February 2015 08 49 Girls 2 Scientists an event to encourage more girls to study the sciences and pursue rewarding careers in biology chemistry physics forestry nanotechnology biotechnology and environmental science will take place Friday Feb 20 at Allegany College of Maryland This evening program designed to show girls that the science disciplines are well worth considering is spearheaded by women faculty members in ACM s Science Division We have great faculty and excellent teachers said Roberta Mills division office manager for ACM s three campuses Our facilities are superior and with our great faculty our students transfer throughout the country ACM has great opportunities for science scholarship Girls 2 Read more Free Electronics Recycling for Residential Items Community News Community News Written by Terry Bennett Friday 23 January 2015 11 15 As previously announced the Allegany County Commissioners William R Valentine Creade V Brodie Jr and Jacob C Shade encourage all Allegany County residents to take advantage of an exceptional upcoming opportunity to recycle unwanted electronic residential items free of charge This will be on Saturday January 24 2015 from 9 00 a m to 3 00 p m at Penn Mar Recycling Center 975 Kelly Road Rear Entrance Riverside Industrial Park Cumberland Proof of Allegany County residency will be required There is not any charge for these residential electronic items TV computer tower laptop computer components scanner printer copier fax machine monitor adding machine calculator typewriter word processor transparency maker telephone cell phone Read more Downtown Cumberland Calendar of Events Community News Community News Written by Downtown Cumberland Business Association Wednesday 07 January 2015 10 44 FSU Names John Short New Vice President for Advancement Community News Community News Written by FSU News and Media Services Wednesday 07

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  • Community News | The Appalachian Independent
    FSU s SOFI program allows freshmen to take one or more courses in core skills that are required for graduation in the General Education Program in the summer before their first semester SOFI allows students to get a head start toward graduation and allows students more flexibility in planning their college careers For example students Read more Barktoberfest in Downtown Cumberland Community News Community News Written by Becky McClarran Friday 17 October 2014 09 41 Cumberland Saturday October 18 Downtown Cumberland is going to the dogs and the cats Barktoberfest sponsored by the Downtown Cumberland Business Association and Allegany County Animal Shelter Management Foundation will be filled with plenty of activities for children and adults and a few for the animals too The Allegany County Animal Shelter adopt a thon will be held from 10 00 a m 3 00 p m on the Liberty Street Stage On Saturday only all dog and cat adoptions will be free We choose this month because October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month The shelter is overflowing with dogs and cats right now and we need to find them good homes commented Tina Rafferty Executive Director of the Allegany County Animal Shelter We d love to have Read more Sculpture Unveiling at the Frostburg Switchback Community News Community News Written by Elizabeth Stahlman Saturday 04 October 2014 11 29 The City Of Frostburg will officially unveil Climb and Glide the recently completed sculptures by sculptor Scott Cawood at the Switchbacks Sculpture Garden in Frostburg MD on Friday October 10 2014 at 1 15pm The public is invited The Switchbacks Sculpture Garden connects the Great Allegheny Passage Bicycle Trail to the City of Frostburg MD The pieces were made possible by Maryland State Arts Council through the Allegany Arts Council with matching dollars from

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  • Community News | The Appalachian Independent
    mediation services that can assist with interpersonal and organizational conflicts and relationship management The mission of the organization is to educate train and mediate as well as support alternative dispute resolution in the region MCMC currently co sponsors Read more Next Frostburg Sustaining Campus and Community Dialogue April 29 Community News Community News Written by Courtesy Frostburg State University News Media Services Tuesday 15 April 2014 20 18 The Frostburg Sustaining Campus and Community Dialogue Series final session of the semester Respecting Each Other A Dialogue About Race Relations will be held at the Lyric Theater at 20 E Main St on Tuesday April 29 from 5 30 to 8 30 p m The dialogue is free and open to anyone in the Frostburg community interested in discussing the topic The dialogue series has aimed to strengthen community relationships and foster civility and collaborative problem solving in Frostburg Supported by FSU the Maryland Judiciary s Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office and Mountainside Community Mediation Center since spring 2012 the dialogue sessions convene students year round residents local officials and University leaders to discuss issues and create new Read more Frostburg Community Dialogue Session to Focus on Off Campus Housing Community News Community News Written by Courtesy Frostburg State University News Media Services Wednesday 19 February 2014 22 02 Living With Each Other A Discussion of Off Campus Housing Solutions is the planned topic for the next in the ongoing Frostburg Sustaining Campus and Community Dialogue Series scheduled for Monday Feb 24 from 5 30 to 8 30 pm in the Lyric Theatre at 20 E Main St in Frostburg Mark Monnett code enforcer for the City of Frostburg Gina Angiola a property owner who did a green renovation of her rental and Zach Nalepa a student tenant will start the

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  • Community News | The Appalachian Independent
    District which includes Frostburg In education as in health care the federal government wrongly has interfered with the relationship between the consumer and the producer Bongino said The Read more Frostburg Community Coalition Supports a Healthy Safe Homecoming and Halloween Season Community News Community News Written by Courtesy Frostburg State University News Media Services Wednesday 09 October 2013 19 26 The month of October is a busy time for the city of Frostburg With Mountain Ridge High School and Frostburg State University preparing for annual Homecoming events and later Halloween area youth have a lot to celebrate this month However some area teens and young adults may be seeking to enjoy the fall festivities by engaging in high risk behaviors involving alcohol According to research published by Mothers Against Drunk Driving parents who permit their teens to drink inside their homes drink more often and in larger amounts outside the home when parents aren t around We want to continue to encourage and empower area parents educators and community members to help model healthy behaviors surrounding major area events said Lyndsey Baker Read more Affordable Spay Neuter Surgery For Pets Offered Community News Community News Written by Courtesy Becky McClarran Wednesday 09 October 2013 18 57 Cumberland The Allegany County Animal Shelter is partnering with SPAY TODAY and the Thomas Beath Veterinary Hospital to take a bite out of pet overpopulation by providing the community and animal welfare organizations with affordable high quality spay and neuter surgery Anyone interested in taking advantage of the program should contact SPAY TODAY at 304 728 8330 to purchase a voucher for surgery Surgery prices are listed on the organization s website http www baacs org sections view 179 The Thomas Beath Veterinary Hospital will pick up pets both dogs and cats at the

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  • Community News | The Appalachian Independent
    June 2013 18 48 Cumberland It s a full house at the Allegany County Animal Shelter The shelter has more animals to adopt than usual and is in need of finding good homes for them We re running out of space commented Karl Brubaker director of the shelter We have wonderful dogs and cats that need to find their forever homes The shelter has approximately 75 dogs and 150 cats in a building that was designed for half that many animals Many of the animals especially the dogs have been picked up as strays and very few have been reclaimed by their owners The shelter has dogs of all sizes but has more young dogs from four to eight months old than usual The shelter also has several older dogs that are in relatively good health except for their age They Read more Allegany County Government Memorial Day Schedule Community News Community News Written by Courtesy Bretta Reinhard Allegany County Government Public Information Officer Tuesday 21 May 2013 06 57 ALLEGANY COUNTY GOVERNMENT SCHEDULE Memorial Day Offices Allegany County Government offices will be closed on Monday May 27 Allegany County Transit Fixed route bus service and para transit All Trans vans will not operate on Monday May 27 Compost and Refuse Disposal Sites The Frostburg Solid Waste Collection Area will be closed on Monday May 27 The compost site and the Flintstone Little Orleans and Oldtown Solid Waste Collection Areas are not open on any Monday IMPORTANT Mountainview Landfill 13300 New Georges Creek Road SW is privately owned and operated by Waste Management and may be contacted at 301 463 9918 Allegany County Government s Read more FSU Relay for Life Raises Record Amount More Than 63 000 Community News Community News Written by Courtesy Frostburg State University News Media

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  • Community News | The Appalachian Independent
    endeavor such as this there are people who are instrumental to the process but remain anonymous because their responsibilities are behind the scenes What you won t see behind the wizard s curtain are the authors of the website itself Steve Robinett and Woody Getz are the unsung heroes who have created the AppIndie website from the ground up Last Updated on Wednesday 10 September 2008 07 14 Read more Wanted Citizen Journalists Community News Community News Written by Richard Kerns Wednesday 03 September 2008 20 46 FROSTBURG While the idea of an online newspaper serving Mountain Maryland and its sister state environs is radical in itself even more revolutionary is the concept at the heart of the Appalachian Independent The citizen journalist Meeting over the past year a dozen area residents sketched out the scope of the enterprise that would become AppIndie org Frustrated by the failure of local print media to both hold public officials accountable and celebrate life in these mountains the group sought to engage inform and empower area residents through development of an independent vigorous press Last Updated on Sunday 07 September 2008 02 40 Read more Arts and Entertainment Designation to be Considered by the State Community News Community News Written by Richard Kerns Wednesday 03 September 2008 19 37 FROSTBURG The city of Frostburg fully supports efforts to establish an Arts Entertainment District in the community with city officials confident that the state will approve the designation by the end of the year It s 5 0 in favor City Administrator John Kirby said of the mayor and council s support for what he described as the grassroots effort to develop the district Kirby attributed the idea for the district to local residents including faculty and staff from Frostburg State University city council

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  • “Dean of W.Va. Songwriters” Todd Burge to Play Twice at Mountain City Traditional Arts | The Appalachian Independent
    singer songwriters The self styled troubadour draws musical inspiration from a rich tapestry of life experiences weaving humor and socially conscious lyrics with immense talent Burge s musical style varies from folk to alternative rock and beyond sometimes within a single track yet his unique flare is clear on every song Many are performed from unexpected perspectives including bugs animals and inventive human characters of Burge s imagination He has played world famous venues such as CBGB s The Country Music Hall of Fame and The Kennedy Center as well as hundreds of smaller stages He has performed live at least 10 times on NPR s Mountain Stage since his first appearance in 1991 host Larry Groce has called Burge the dean of W Va songwriters the best we have and compares him favorably with such singer songwriter luminaries as Randy Newman and Tom Waits Burge s 2015 album Imitation Life was produced in collaboration with Grammy winner Tim O Brien and his newest album Live on Mountain State 2006 2015 featuring recordings across a decade of live performances on NPR will be released in May Burge resides in Parkersburg W Va with his wife Lisa and their children Will

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