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Thursday, 05 January 2017 08:29
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Dr. Elizabeth Throop Named Provost at Frostburg State University PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 16:33

ThroopFROSTBURG, Md. – Dr. Elizabeth Throop, currently Acting Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, has been named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Frostburg State University. She will join FSU on July 1, 2017.

“What I heard consistently from the University community, including students, was about Dr. Throop’s engaging personality and her genuine interest in Frostburg State University,” said FSU President Ronald Nowaczyk. “I believe her experiences as an academic leader and faculty member who has enjoyed working in a rural setting will help Frostburg as we define ourselves for the upcoming years. I am very pleased she is joining us.”

Throop, whose academic background is in ...

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Mother’s Grief Healed while Training Dogs to Heel PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kimberly Hartke   
Monday, 19 December 2016 14:33

Unique Dog Care Service will Work with Problem Pets

 

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A challenging rescue dog, and a grieving mother’s journey to heal them both, is the inspiration for a unique pet care company. Laura Haynes, the founder of Sammy’s Dawgz, rescued a dog while struggling over the tragic death of her 29 year old son. The dog, Tanner, proved difficult to handle. While learning to help Tanner work through problem behavior, she realized the therapeutic benefits of dog training for both dog and human.

 

“Because of my experience moving through grief with the help of a dog, I am inspired to help others bond with their dogs. At Sammy’s Dawgz, we teach people why and how to take a leadership role with dogs. Dog owners can learn to overcome difficult issues and ...

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City of Frostburg to Discuss Amending City Code to Prohibit Fracking PDF Print E-mail
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Written by City of Frostburg   
Thursday, 15 December 2016 09:43

The City of Frostburg will hear and discuss the following ordinance at its City Council Meeting, Thursday, December 15th at 7 pm at the Frostburg Community Center, 27 S. Water Street. 

ORDINANCE 2016-05: AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CITY CODE TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROHIBITION OF DRILLING FOR AND EXTRACTING NATURAL GAS AND OIL ON LANDS OWNED BY THE CITY OF FROSTBURG, THE PROHIBITION OF THE SALE OF BULK WATER FOR THOSE PURPOSES AND RELATED MATTERS.

Frostburg Citizens Wishing to Comment During a Public Hearing Are Asked to Come to the Podium and State Their Name and Address for the Official Record

 

 
Presents for Paws Brings Christmas to Animal Shelter Pets PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Becky McClarran   
Thursday, 15 December 2016 09:35

Presents for PawsThe Saturday before Christmas has become a big day for the dogs and cats housed at the Allegany County Animal Shelter.  December 17th will mark the sixth year supporters of the shelter have promoted Presents for Paws, a family giving day for the pets at the Furnace Road facility.

“It’s a common dilemma in institutions of any kind,” ACAS Executive Director Tina Rafferty explained, “The big holidays when workers and volunteers spend time with their families can be lonely – manned only by a small crew. Our solution to that problem over the holidays has become a very nice tradition of bringing the celebration to our pets on the Saturday before the big day.”

As in previous years, the Shelter will be holding an Open House from 11 am to 5 pm and is encouraging ...

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