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Regional Educators Urged to Register for FSU Spring Festival of Children's Literature PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 17:13

Educators in Maryland and Pennsylvania are encouraged to register for Frostburg State University’s 33rd Annual Spring Festival of Children’s Literature this month where teachers can earn credit for continuing professional development.

“It’s one of the most energizing experiences educators can have for professional development in their own back yard with internationally known authors and illustrators,” said Dr. Barbara Ornstein, associate director of FSU’s Children’s Literature Centre.

The festival will be held April 24 and 25 in the Lane University Center, where teachers, librarians and students will be engaged with the latest techniques to boost literacy and build the passion for lifelong reading. Educators can register at A link on ...

Maryland Small Business Development Center Names New Consultant in Garrett County PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Sandy Mehalko   
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 07:47

Rick Thayer Dr. Sandy Mehalko, director of the Western Region Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) announces the hiring of Rick Thayer as Small Business Consultant for Garrett County. Thayer will represent the SBDC in Garrett County by providing assistance to entrepreneurs and small businesses in the preparation of business plans, financial projections, industry research and funding sources.

 “Through the combined effort and commitment ...

Compost Site Spring and Summer Hours Begin April 1 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Bretta Reinhard   
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 07:42

With spring clean up time and the start of the gardening season, for the convenience of Allegany County residents, the Allegany County Compost Site will start the spring and summer hours of operation on April 1, the first Wednesday in April. The compost site will be open five days per week, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, from 10:00 a.m. to

6:00 p.m.


NOTE: The compost site is regularly scheduled to operate 3 days a week under the winter schedule which is in effect through Tuesday, March 31: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Allegany County Government operates a supervised compost site for Allegany County residents and businesses at 11700 PPG Road in the North Branch Industrial Park, off of MD Route ...

ACM to Host Annual Open House April 11 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Gil Hazelwood   
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 07:49

Allegany College of Maryland highlights wide-ranging opportunities Saturday, April 11, when it hosts an open house combining important education and career information with the chance to win valuable tuition assistance.


This 18th annual event, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the Cumberland campus, showcases ACM’s numerous credit programs in career and transfer areas. The college is known for quality education delivered at reasonable cost at convenient locations.


ACM offers more than 60 career programs designed for prompt application in the workplace. There are also nearly three dozen transfer programs, which prepare graduates to continue their studies at four-year colleges.


Campus buildings hosting credit programs will be open ...


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