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Maple Syrup from City Trees Donated to the Frostburg Food Pantry PDF Print E-mail
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Written by John Kirby   
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 20:59

Frostburg Syrup Mayor Flanigan and Members of the City Council delivered 8 cases, each containing 12-8 oz. (half pint) bottles of real Maple Syrup to Vicki Peterson and Bob Duncan of the Frostburg Food Pantry for distribution to families in the Frostburg area.  The City was contacted by Piney Creek Maple, a local maple syrup producer, about the potential of tapping a limited number of sugar maple trees in the City’s Piney Reservoir Watershed.  The trees are not in an area that can sustain timber harvesting and so the tapping of the trees will have no impact on the future monetary value of the trees.  The vast majority of the maples trees in the watershed are not be eligible for this process.  The process and oversight was provided by the Maryland Forest Service, who ...

Bishop Walsh School to Host Science Showcase PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ty DeMartino   
Thursday, 27 April 2017 17:04

Bishop Walsh Science Showcase  crawfish Bishop Walsh School will host its Fourth Annual Science Showcase on Sat., May 13, from 10 am – 12:30 p.m. at the school at 700 Bishop Walsh Road in Cumberland.

The event, open to all children ages preK-12th grade, will include cool, hands-on scientific experiments including hovercraft rides, amazing fire orbs, owl pellet and shark dissections, dancing oobleck, crazy cannons, Sooper Dooper Looper racing track (bring your Matchbox cars), DNA fingerprinting, science with nursery rhymes, one enormous gummy bear explosion and more.

Pre-register at or 301.724.5360, x105Participants will be entered to win an iPad Air and other prizes during refreshments starting at 12:30 p.m.

The event is sponsored by ...

In the River Sweet Author to Join Book Discussion of Her Work PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Fred Powell   
Sunday, 09 April 2017 08:43

Novelist, poet and playwright Patricia Henley will join the book group at Main Street Books in Frostburg on Tuesday, April 18 at 7:30 pm for a discussion of her novel In The River Sweet.  The author's book explores the story of a woman whose long-held secret will transform her life and her marriage as she seeks answers to events that happened in her past.

Henley has written three novels, four collections of stories, two chapbooks of poetry and a stage play.  Her novel Hummingbird House was a finalist for the National Book Award.  Her work has been anthologized in many publications and her first collection of stories won the Montana First Book Award.  For 27 years she taught in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at ...

Downtown Cumberland Events and Activities PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Becky McClarran   
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 07:20
FSU - Nanhua University Form Partnership PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 07:02

Agreement Between FSU and Nanhua University, Taiwan: Yuri Yao-Tsung Chih, right, director of the Education Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) in the United States presents Frostburg State University President Ronald Nowaczyk with a signed student and faculty exchange agreement between Nanhua University in Taiwan and Frostburg State. Future plans for the partnership involve the potential development of a cooperative degree, a student enrichment program, Chinese language training for FSU students and scholarship opportunities that will allow Frostburg students to study in Taiwan.

“TECRO looks forward to assisting the evolving relationship between Frostburg State University and Nanhua University,” Chih said. “Both of ...


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