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Free Community Testing will be held at the Viking Field Parking Lot Friday 11-3 Pfizer Vaccine available for all over age 12 yrs., or Moderna for anyone age 18 or older, Tuesday June 22, by appointment only. If you have had the first dose and need a booster, please bring your vaccine card call the […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 18, 2021, 5:55 pm
The Allegany County Health Department announced that it is scaling back the scope of its COVID-19 testing operations at the Allegany County Fairgrounds. As of June 18th, testing will no longer be done as a drive-thru format under the pavilion but will instead move to a drive-up format at the Multipurpose Building at the fairgrounds. […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 17, 2021, 2:26 pm
The cause of a fire that destroyed a motor home is under investigation. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office on June 15th at about 2:21 am the fire broke out in the inside dash of the passenger compartment of the motor home along Temperance Row in Barton. The motor home was not occupied […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 16, 2021, 2:24 pm
MD Governor Larry Hogan  announced the end of the COVID-19 state of emergency in the State of Maryland. As of today, Maryland has surpassed 6.5 million vaccinations, and the positivity rate is a record-low 0.82%. “Thanks in large part to the hard work, the sacrifices, and the vigilance of the people of Maryland, we have […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 16, 2021, 2:22 pm
The Cumberland Salvation Army will begin a partnership this summer with the Boys and Girls Club and is a newly chartered the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Allegany County. Captain Ronette Smith says thanks to a donation from Glenn Harvey Jones they are able to move in a new director with their youth programing. Captain […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 15, 2021, 3:42 pm
Congratulations to 15 year old Allegany High School student and YMCA Sea Otters swim team member Daniel Diehl who finished 31st Monday in the backstroke at the Olympic Trials. He will swim in the 50 freestyle this Saturday.
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 15, 2021, 3:33 pm
The Allegany County Health will hold a COVID-19 walk-in vaccination clinic on Saturday, June 19 during the Juneteenth celebration in Downtown Cumberland. The clinic will take place in the first floor conference room of the Fairfield Inn, directly adjacent to Canal Place and within easy walking distance of the festivities. The complete list of health […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 15, 2021, 3:31 pm
In order to continue to facilitate vaccination efforts in Allegany County and to better serve the community, UPMC Western Maryland is pleased to announce that COVID-19 vaccines are now available seven days a week at several UPMC Western Maryland urgent and primary care locations. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. The availability of the […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 11, 2021, 3:29 pm
Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Officials are investigating an assault at the Western Correctional Institution. A 25 year old inmate was hospitalized with puncture wounds following the assault that took place in a housing unit at about 9pm Thursday night. WCI investigators have identified two suspects and will be working with DPSCS […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 11, 2021, 3:10 pm
Emergency crews responded to reports of flooding following heavy rainfall in the New Creek area of Mineral County last night beginning at about 6:45pm. According to Mineral County Emergency officials about five households were evacuated due to high water. One homeowner had to be assisted by the swift water rescue team. Route 50 was shut […]
Author: ARCNEWSANDSPORTS
Posted: June 11, 2021, 3:09 pm