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Cumberland Times News (Newspaper) - September 5, 2015, Cumberland, Maryland Inside today football preview a a m Cumberland times news a serving Western Maryland and the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia vol. 76-no. 245 Cumberland Maryland i saturday september 5,2015 football night in Maryland Keyser 57 Berkeley apr. 7 fort Hill 49 Clearfield a. 14 Man. Ridge 36 John Marshall 21 East Hardy 42 Frankfort 14 Smithsburg 9 Northern 7 Victoria Koerner times news Allegany linemen Michael Simanski 60. Center and James Helmick 76left watch from the sidelines with their teammates during their game against Harford tech Friday night at Greenway Avenue stadium. High school football got underway in Maryland this week but not without some hiccups a this game was delayed due to lightning and a Power outage. Allegany won 42-12. For More on this game and others see sports. 1b. Daily single copy $1 of i sunday $2.00 5 medical cannabis companies interested in Garrett commissioners in support Elaine Blaisdell Blus Deus emf vows Oom Oakland a Garrett county commissioners have sent letters to state officials in support of five medical cannabis companies hoping to be granted a state License for locating indoor growing facilities within the county. Most of the companies Are interested in locating in the Northern end of the county and two have expressed interest in opening a dispensary according to commission chairman Paul Edwards. A if is hard to Tell How Many of them will actually see medical a 4a Cumberland tracks in our three Day amp past filled with pith Xuy carry inn rid prot disaster planning never ends for county Jeffrey Alderton Bald Ditc no x to Cumberland As chief of Allegany county emergency management Susan m. Lee is continually preparing for the worst Case scenarios its part of her Job in the business of disaster response readiness. A disaster emergency plan Ning never ends a said Lee. A we have emergency preparedness groups that meet every month. A the More severe the event is the higher probability you have of people acting in kind Lee Speaks fluently of her jurisdiction and responsibilities. Her level of knowledge of the state of disaster readiness of Allegany county becomes quickly apparent. Lee also notes the positive ongoing relationships that Aile Gany county enjoys with Allied agencies first responders Gar Cumberland rett county and the Ever reliable Maryland emergency management administration. A the county has a Hazard mitigation plan that has to be updated every five years a mass casualty plan and various other plans designed for coordinated emergency responses in Given situations we have actually planned for Railroad emergency Standard operating procedure. Regardless of the disaster your resources Are utilized in the same in the event of disasters Lee quickly provides information on Steve Bittner times news this times news file photo shows the Cox Tram Yard along Industrial Boulevard in Cumberland. The Allegany county emergency management Facebook Page the Pixel Mobile text Public safety Alert system is also utilized to inform citizens of the lat est information. Visit to sign up for the Pixel alerts. A there is also an excellent Mema App to said see disaster a 4a attorney despite regulations hazmat disclosure meaningless Matthew Bieniek times news staff Vul Utor Cumberland a while railroads and the shippers who Send their cargoes by rail must comply with numerous requirements for carrying hazardous materials the information readily available to the Public and emergency responders can be sketchy. One lawyer who specializes in environmental litigation says that s a disaster waiting to happen. Quot the required disclosure is really meaningless. The sad reality is the people most at risk Are the ones who know the said Shawn m. Collins of the Collins Law firm in Naperville Iii. See attorney a 4a Shawn Collins railroads bring magic to the mountains trains helped transport variety of goods people into the area Teresa Mcminn Lac Minn Umi s new it i it m Cumberland kids in striped to shirts men with Fedo Ras and ladies that donned cat Eye eyeglasses lined the train tracks and eagerly awaited the arrival of elephants tigers and freaks it was 1952 and Ringling Bros and Barnum amp Bailey circus piled inside a series of rail cars entered Cumberland and pre pared to pitch tents for a two Day show at the Allegany county Fairgrounds. The circus was just a Small sampling of various goods that arnved in the area via trains said Patrick Stakem author of books including a railroading around Cumberland in the 1950s and 1960s, Stakem lived in the Algonquin hotel which his father managed. Today the Baltimore Street building that overlooks the train tracks is known As the Kensington a Home for senior citizens. A live been a train Lover since i was a kid Quot said Stakem who now lives in Laurel and is the historian of the Western Maryland see railroads a 4a this archival photo shows elephants with the Ringling Bros and Barnum amp Bailey circus As they arrive in Cumberland by train in 1962 deaths Nave a Genevieve l., 83, of Shippensburg a niner David i 60. Of Oakland s Wali of r Paul e or. 55. Of Grantsville obituaries on Page a 97 1 1 3 0 35 10 6 Page finder classified ads 8-10b crossword. 6b . Jobless rate Falls to 7-year Low in see Page two daily break .7b Clearing and \ not As warm 82 62 weather Page 10a editorial. 5a sports. 1-5b for Home delivery Call circulation at 301 -722-4608 a in i i in Sov Ink Hie Cumberland times news is ported on new spent trial has recycled contort this newspaper is re cytto

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