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Congress to Campus Event Promotes Civic Engagement PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Gil Hazelwood   
Friday, 26 February 2016 15:55

CUMBERLAND, Md. – Two former members of the U.S. House of Representatives will visit Allegany College of Maryland on Monday, Feb. 29, as part of a “Congress to Campus” event to promote civic engagement and responsibility.


The program, through the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress, is bringing former Reps. Dan Maffei (D-N.Y.) and Tom Petri (R-Wisc.) to ACM for class visits and a forum that is open to the community. Each ended his Capitol Hill service on Jan. 3, 2015.


The public forum will be held from noon to 1:15 p.m. in the College Center’s Zimmer Theatre. The former congressmen will speak to the importance of civic engagement and responsibility, address the U.S. presidential campaign and urge voter involvement ...

PACE to Feature Secretary David Brinkley PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Bretta Reinhard   
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 15:06
Frostburg Board of Elections to Meet PDF Print E-mail
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Written by John Kirby   
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 13:43

The Frostburg Board of Elections will meet on Friday, January 15, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. in the First Floor Conference Room at City Hall.  The Board is preparing for the City of Frostburg's next Municipal Election which will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.  The meetings of the Board of Elections are open,public meetings.  

Hindus heartbroken on Montgomery & Howard counties’ schools not considering Diwali holiday PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Rajan Zed   
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 10:00
Hindu community is heartbroken over Montgomery County Public Schools and Howard County Public School System in Maryland not planning to include Diwali as a school holiday in its calendars despite their longstanding wish and substantial population.
Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was not fair with Hindu pupils and their families as they would have to attend school on their most popular festival while schools in Montgomery and Howard counties were closed on some other religious holidays.
Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, noted that this unfairness did not send a good signal to the impressionable minds of schoolchildren who would be the leaders of tomorrow.
Rajan Zed ...
Frostburg Students to Honor Fallen and Missing Vietnam Veterans PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Thursday, 29 October 2015 15:07

On Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, Frostburg State University students, faculty, staff and community members will gather to read the names of the 1,015 Maryland residents who gave their lives or remain missing in action from the Vietnam War. The ceremony will commence at 1:45 p.m. in the Atkinson Room (232) of the Lane University Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Part of the Remembrance Day National Roll Call project, the event serves to mark Veterans Day as a special time of appreciation at FSU for individuals who have served, are serving or have fallen in service to the United States of America. The event has been organized by the FSU Veterans Services Office.

The ceremony will open with welcoming remarks from FSU Veterans ...


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