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July 27, 2000
Rocky Gap Friday, Aug. 4, through Sunday, Aug. 6. Gates open Friday at 3 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday parking opens at 9 a.m., gates open at 10 a.m. Allegany College of Maryland Cumberland, Md. Concert lineup includes four regional bands on Friday from 6 to 11 p.m. On Saturday, concerts under the big top are from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and from noon to 1 p.m.; on the concert stage, Detour performs from 11 a.m. to noon; Marge Calhoun...
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By TIM ROWLAND | November 25, 2007
If Maryland wants to legalize slot machines, fine. If some of those machines are installed at the Rocky Gap resort near Cumberland, so much the better - that might be what it takes to turn the tide at the monetary sinkhole. But if those two proposals come to pass, local lawmakers should be forceful in delivering this message to the rest of the state: Our Interstate highways, and our roads in general, can barely handle the traffic they have now, much less what they will have if a thousand people or so are driving through each day on their way to Rocky Gap. No one around here needs a Thanksgiving weekend to be reminded of the fact that Interstates 70 and 81 routinely become mollassified on Friday and Sunday evenings.
NEWS
May 28, 2009
The Washington County Board of Elections office in Hagerstown will be closed from June 8 until noon on June 10 so the staff can attend the Maryland Association of Election Officials Conference at Rocky Gap, according to a press release. Candidates in the City of Hagerstown elections who have campaign fund reports due June 9 will have until June 11 to submit them, according to the release.
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by LAURA ERNDE | June 3, 2003
County GOP gets state recognition The Washington County Republican Central Committee was recognized by state party officials for winning 17 out of 19 contested races in the November election. Party officials accepted the award at the state GOP's convention at Rocky Gap in Allegany County, Md., Chairman Mark Boyer said. The "Samuel Chase Award" is named for a Maryland lawyer who signed the Declaration of Independence. Washington County Republicans lost the race for sheriff to Charles Mades and the District 2B delegate race to Del. John P. Donoghue.
NEWS
August 31, 2009
PREP GOLF Smithsburg 152, North 173 at Black Rock, par 36 Smithsburg (4-0): Chris Bushey 36, A.J. Minnich 36, Kyle Huntzberry 38, Shane Fritts 42. North Hagerstown (2-2): Aaron Staley 39, Becky Gossard 41, Conner Spessard 42, Jason Moody 51. Williamsport 191, Fort Hill 228 at Rocky Gap, par 36 Williamsport (3-2): Zack Weber 38, Scot Drury 49, Ryan Crabtree 50, Adam Eichelberger 54. Fort Hill: Shane Walker 53, Josh Broadwater 55, Brian LuHow 59, Nick Bowers 61. Clear Spring 205, South 232 at Whitetail, par 36 Clear Spring: Tyler Brown 46, Brian Lesher 51, Charles Bachtell 54, Nick Hill 54. South Hagerstown: Luke Shindle 51, Issac O'Brien 55, George Canova 60, Eric Sprecher 66. Broadfording 186, St. Maria Goretti 189 at Black Rock, par 36 Broadfording (1-1)
NEWS
March 6, 2011
Washington County? Really? Darn! FirstEnergy’s acquisition of Allegheny Energy means a return to the past. The old name of Potomac Edison is back in Western Maryland. There again will be a regional headquarters in Washington County — at the existing Williamsport Service Center, near Halfway. Last week in Annapolis, Del. Kevin Kelly, D-Allegany, toyed with Allegheny representative Dan Tompkins as he talked to the Western Maryland delegation. About the new headquarters, Kelly asked, “Williamsport?
NEWS
May 21, 1997
That's the Ticket Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus today through Monday, May 26, times vary Hersheypark Arena 100 W. Hersheypark Drive, Hershey, Pa. Tickets are $10.50 to $16.50. Ticket holders can purchase admission into Hersheypark for $13.95 by presenting Ringling Bros. tickets at the park's main gate. For information, call 1-717-534-3911. Rory Block, acoustic blues part of Western Maryland Blues Festival Friday, June 6, at 8 p.m. Kepler Theater Hagerstown Junior College Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown Tickets are $17.50.
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February 22, 2008
CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) -- Aerial and ground crews searched in Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia Friday for a small plane carrying two Cumberland-area men that disappeared Thursday night while preparing to land at the Cumberland Regional Airport, authorities said. The single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza was piloted by veteran pilot Dave Summerfield of Rawlings and also carried property developer Rob Kessel of Cumberland, airport manager Terry Malone told the Cumberland Times-News.
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May 29, 2013
Rocky Gap Casino Resort's Human Resources department will hold a job fair this weekend in Cumberland. The job fair will be held Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Allegany College of Maryland's Cumberland Campus, 12401 Willowbrook Road in Cumberland, resort personnel said in an emailed news release. The job fair will be in rooms 12, 13, and 14 in the Continuing Education Building. During the job fair, Human Resources representatives from Rocky Gap Casino Resort will be looking for approximately 50 people to fill such positions as cooks, servers, housekeepers, environmental services (janitorial)
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OBITUARIES
December 20, 2012
Joseph Wallace LaRue, 84, of Luke, Md., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center in Cumberland, Md. Born Nov. 16, 1928, in Westernport, Md., he was the son of the late Bryon Otto and Mary Frances (Trenum) LaRue. Joe attended Luke Elementary School and Bruce High School. He served three years in the U.S. Air Force, where he was an airplane mechanic during World War II and the Korean War. He worked with the transportation department for the Western Maryland Railroad, retiring after 28 years of service.
OBITUARIES
July 6, 2011
Mr. Robert A. Fahnestock Jr., 83, a resident of St. Catherine’s Nursing Center, Emmitsburg, Md., and formerly of 5849 Rowland Hill, Cascade, Md., passed away at 3:35 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at the nursing home. Born Feb. 13, 1928, in Chambersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Robert A. Fahnestock Sr. and Helen E. (Gipe) Fahnestock.   Mr. Fahnestock was a graduate of Smithsburg High School, with the class of 1947. He and his wife of 63 years, Mrs. Marie V. (Grams)
NEWS
March 6, 2011
Washington County? Really? Darn! FirstEnergy’s acquisition of Allegheny Energy means a return to the past. The old name of Potomac Edison is back in Western Maryland. There again will be a regional headquarters in Washington County — at the existing Williamsport Service Center, near Halfway. Last week in Annapolis, Del. Kevin Kelly, D-Allegany, toyed with Allegheny representative Dan Tompkins as he talked to the Western Maryland delegation. About the new headquarters, Kelly asked, “Williamsport?
NEWS
December 13, 2009
MARCH 21, 1944-DEC. 10, 2009 CORRIGANVILLE, Md. - Richard Franklin Myers, 65, of Corriganville, Md., passed away Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va., as a result of an aneurysm. Born March 21, 1944, in Hagerstown, Md., Mr. Myers was the son of the late Issac Franklin Myers and Arlene Lillian (Wood) Myers. A U.S. Navy veteran during the Vietnam era, Dick was employed as a long-haul truck driver by D.M. Bowman Inc., and previously was employed by the Kelly-Springfield Tire and Rubber Co. He was a former member of Mount Savage (Md.)
NEWS
August 31, 2009
PREP GOLF Smithsburg 152, North 173 at Black Rock, par 36 Smithsburg (4-0): Chris Bushey 36, A.J. Minnich 36, Kyle Huntzberry 38, Shane Fritts 42. North Hagerstown (2-2): Aaron Staley 39, Becky Gossard 41, Conner Spessard 42, Jason Moody 51. Williamsport 191, Fort Hill 228 at Rocky Gap, par 36 Williamsport (3-2): Zack Weber 38, Scot Drury 49, Ryan Crabtree 50, Adam Eichelberger 54. Fort Hill: Shane Walker 53, Josh Broadwater 55, Brian LuHow 59, Nick Bowers 61. Clear Spring 205, South 232 at Whitetail, par 36 Clear Spring: Tyler Brown 46, Brian Lesher 51, Charles Bachtell 54, Nick Hill 54. South Hagerstown: Luke Shindle 51, Issac O'Brien 55, George Canova 60, Eric Sprecher 66. Broadfording 186, St. Maria Goretti 189 at Black Rock, par 36 Broadfording (1-1)
NEWS
May 28, 2009
The Washington County Board of Elections office in Hagerstown will be closed from June 8 until noon on June 10 so the staff can attend the Maryland Association of Election Officials Conference at Rocky Gap, according to a press release. Candidates in the City of Hagerstown elections who have campaign fund reports due June 9 will have until June 11 to submit them, according to the release.
NEWS
March 17, 2009
"I would like to know why they are wasting all this money in space. We don't have any money to start with. We have people starving, out of work, and they're wasting money in space. If we were supposed to be up there in space or up on the moon or anything, we'd have been born there. We don't belong there to start with. This is a big waste of money. " -- Washington County "Obama needs to concentrate just on the economy alone, not the other things that he comes out with every day on education, welfare and all these other different programs.
NEWS
January 30, 2009
MARCH 15, 1924-JAN. 28, 2009 CUMBERLAND, Md. - Raymond J. McCabe, 84, of Cumberland, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer. Born March 15, 1924, on top of Green Ridge, he was the son of the late Michael E. and Effie (Hartman) McCabe. He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Reta (Hiett) McCabe; and nine of his siblings, Arlie Ray Byrd, Edna McCabe, Mollie Robinett, Pat McCabe, Arveda Piper, Elva Slider, Michael McCabe, Roy McCabe and Viola (Sissy)
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