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National Weather Service Meteorologist Chris Strong says our region could see snowfall tonight through tomorrow night. He says the higher elevations could see four to eight inches of snow. To hear the interview click here https://soundcloud.com/amanda-mangan/chris-strong-national-weather-service-for-pht
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: December 1, 2020, 2:50 pm
The Allegany County Health Department reports that Allegany County’s cumulative total number of COVID-19 cases is now at 2,804, with a total of 73 deaths attributed to coronavirus. Currently, Allegany County’s case rate is 136.33 per 100,000 population, while the state average is 33.81 per 100,000.  Allegany County’s current positivity rate is 13.66%, while the statewide […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: December 1, 2020, 2:48 pm
A correctional officer from the North Branch Correctional Institution is suspended without pay after being charged with sexually assaulting an inmate. 31 year old Brandon Opel is charged with second degree rape, 4th degree sex offense. According to Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional spokesman Mark Vernarelli he has been with the DPSCS since 2016. […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: November 30, 2020, 2:46 pm
From ACPS: VIRTUAL LEARNING FORMAT UPDATE: All Allegany County Public School students will remain in a fully-virtual learning format for the week of December 1-4, 2020, as a result of county health metrics and the availability of adequate staff. Schools are still CLOSED on Monday, November 30, 2020, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Announcements regarding the […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: November 30, 2020, 2:45 pm
Mike Amezcua, owner of Ledo Pizza Deep Creek Lake says by the spring of next year there will be a new Ledo Pizza location in LaVale. To hear the interview click here https://soundcloud.com/amanda-mangan/mike-amezcua-ledo-pizza
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: November 25, 2020, 4:19 pm
A Cumberland woman faces assault charges. According to Cumberland Police on 11/24/2020 at approximately 8:00 a.m. officers responded to an apartment complex located on Baltimore Avenue in reference to an assault. Responding officers were advised that the victim was stabbed with a screwdriver. Officers arrived on the scene and spoke with the victim and were […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: November 25, 2020, 4:17 pm
A Cumberland man is arrested on robbery charges. According to Cumberland Police Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 at 7:50 pm, officers were dispatched to Virginia Avenue for a robbery. While enroute, officers were informed that a witness to the incident was pursuing the suspect on foot. Officers located the witness along Maryland Avenue who pointed out […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: November 25, 2020, 4:16 pm
According to a statement from Frostburg State University officials are pleased to announce that AFSCME Local 239 has agreed with FSU regarding temporary pay reductions to address a budget shortfall. As a result of this agreement, FSU will avert layoffs. Notices issued Oct. 21 to 12 AFSCME-represented employees will be rescinded. “FSU appreciates AFSCME’s advocacy […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: November 25, 2020, 4:15 pm
Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) has been monitoring our community’s COVID-19 health metrics on a daily basis at: https://governor.maryland.gov/recovery-schools/. As of the writing of this message, the State of Maryland posted the following metrics for Washington County: * Positivity rate: 8.89% * Case rate per 100,000: 54.95 Due to the current metrics, WCPS is extending […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: November 25, 2020, 3:36 pm
Tony Jones Delmock Technologies Chief Strategy Officer discuses the upcoming ribbon cutting for their new facility on the Frostburg State University Campus. To hear the interview click here https://soundcloud.com/amanda-mangan/tony-jones-delmock-technologies-chief-strategy-officer-for-pht
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: November 24, 2020, 5:05 pm