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Budget Message from Allegany Board of County Commissioners PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Allegany County Board of Commissioners   
Friday, 29 May 2015 07:28

Budget Message

May 28, 2015


Dear Allegany County Residents,


     The goals of the Board of County Commissioners are summarized each fiscal year in our budget. Our budget reflects a conservative tone, as the county continues to feel the effects of the great recession.


     This budget was developed and presented to the general public for input. Over 20 outside agencies presented funding requests at a public hearing. Two public work sessions and three public hearings were held for the budget in its entirety.


   For the coming fiscal year, the county’s real estate tax revenue is expected to continue its decline due to falling property assessments. We are able to project ...

FSU Presents Original Play “Rebel Grrrls: Revolutionary Voices” PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Friday, 20 March 2015 08:43

As part of its Women’s History Month celebrations, Frostburg State University’s Women’s Studies Program will stage “Rebel Grrrls: Revolutionary Voices,” an original production written and directed by FSU faculty. The performance will be held on Tuesday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lane University Center Atkinson Room (232). This event is free and open to the public.

“Rebel Grrrls: Revolutionary Voices” highlights the role women have played in protest music over the past several decades. CJ, a young musician and songwriter, is frustrated in her attempts to break into the music business. She turns to the past for encouragement, to the original rebel girls who broke barriers and whose artistry inspired social change. CJ’s explorations lead her to the music ...

FSU’s Upward Bound Program Now Accepting Applications PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Friday, 20 March 2015 08:35

The Upward Bound Program of Frostburg State University has begun accepting applications from Allegany County high school students for its free academic enrichment program. Upward Bound offers academic support and enhancement to rising ninth graders through graduating high school seniors.

Applications are accepted from students in grades 8 through 11. High school seniors are not eligible to apply. The program is entirely funded by the U.S. Department of Education and is free to participants.

A pre-college preparatory program, Upward Bound assists 84 qualified Allegany County students in developing the skills for success in high school and college. The program’s goal is to help individual students overcome any financial, social, academic or cultural barriers to ...

FSU to Host Virginia Tech Shooting Survivor Kristina Anderson PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 14 October 2014 07:37

Virginia Tech shooting survivor Kristina Anderson will speak at Frostburg State University’s annual Law Enforcement Awareness Day on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall in the Lane

University Center. Anderson was injured in the shooting on April 16, 2007, in which 32 people were killed and 17 were wounded.

Anderson’s presentations are part of the all-day Law Enforcement Awareness day, which will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Lane Manicur Hall. The eighth annual event hosted by University Police is free and open to the public.

Anderson will speak about her personal experience on that tragic day as well as raise awareness on the importance of school safety and violence prevention through her significant encounter with ...

BW Pratt Program to Host Maryland's International Dyslexia Association President PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 14 October 2014 07:34
Bishop Walsh School's Pratt Program will host Paula Moraine, the president of the Maryland Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, in the BW Auditorium.  Moraine will present the talk "Learning and the Impact of ADHD, Dyslexia and Executive Function." This free event, held in conjunction with Dyslexia Awareness Month, will cover the effects of different learning styles on everyday experiences in the classroom and at home and will be practical for both educators and parents who interact with young people who struggle with attention, organization and ability to stay on task. 
An international author and teacher, Moraine has lectured widely in the U.S. and abroad, leading workshops on child development, ...

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