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National Marbles Champion to be Honored PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Embassy Theatre   
Friday, 17 July 2015 16:55

The Embassy Theatre at 49 Baltimore Street is celebrating the accomplishment of local student Devon Loewendick’s victory in becoming the National Marbles Champion with a party for area citizens to celebrate and meet the champion. The party, for all age groups and their families, is free for the public on Wednesday, July 22, from four to six pm in Cumberland’s sole-remaining vintage movie theatre building at 49 Baltimore St. in downtown Cumberland, between Liberty and Mechanic Streets. Refreshments and marble demonstrations under direction of Renee Truly, Devon’s mentor and trainer, will be available, along with music for dancing.

Embassy building owner Mark Baker mentioned, “It is a great time to be proud of Devon’s accomplishment, and to share the Loewendick ...

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What's Happening in Downtown Cumberland PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Becky McClarran   
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 12:34

May through October, visit the Farmers Market at the Downtown Cumberland Mall to enjoy healthy, locally produced food & goods every Thursday from 9:30 am-2 pm. For more information, please call 301-876-0728.

 

Grace Ministry, 400 Seymour Street is hosting a free community dinner this Saturday, July 11 from 12 noon – 2 pm. Everyone is invited to attend.

 

It’s a great weekend for music, cars & art! This Friday night, enjoy the Fire & Ice Car Show along with the Swing/Jazz sounds of Bumper Jacksons with Dan Stevens on the ...

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FSU to Offer Free Planetarium Show PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 12:28

As part of its summer planetarium program, Frostburg State University will offer a show titled “Two Small Pieces of Glass” about the amazing discoveries made possible by telescopes on Saturday, July 25, at 8 p.m. in the Multimedia Learning Center, room 186 of the Catherine R. Gira Center for Communications and Information Technology. The show is free and open to the public.

The show begins at a local star party, where two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. Their conversation with a local female astronomer enlightens them on the history of the telescope and the discoveries these wonderful tools have made. The students see how telescopes work and how ...

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Local Legion of Honor Recipient PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Becky McClarran   
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 10:26

Legion1In commemoration with Memorial Day, 2015, local World War Two veteran, Floyd "Fizz" Blank, Mt. Savage, was posthumously awarded The French Legion of Honor Medal for his part in the Liberation of France in 1944 by the Consul General of France Olivier Serot Aimeras at the French Embassy in Washington, DC.  The Legion of Honor is France's highest medal given to foreigners who fought on French soil on their behalf.  The Legion d’honneur, or Legion of Honor is given as a tribute to those who risked their lives defending liberty.

 

Mr. Blank served with Company F, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Division during the Invasion of Normandy, where he became Missing In Action and wounded.  Floyd also received a Bronze Star Medal during the war.   After ...

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Frostburg State University Marketing Students Create Plan for Allegany Museum PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Saturday, 06 June 2015 15:43

The Allegany Museum in Cumberland could see more visitors and dollars come through its doors thanks to a study from Frostburg State University marketing students.

As part of a capstone course, MKTG 469 Marketing Plans Development, undergraduate marketing majors team up to take on clients from the community that receive free research and advice after a semester's worth of work.

Alex Diehl of Grantsville, Mary Kehoe of Columbia, Colby McGill of Frederick and Katie Morgan of Great Mills presented their plan focusing on the Allegany Museum, which is housed in the Gov. William Donald Schaefer Building at 3 Pershing St. in Cumberland. They were one of several teams who presented plans to businesses in the spring semester, which had students solve real-world challenges ...

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