Deep Creek Daily Notes Blog February 16

February 16, 2023: Fox’s Pizza Den in Oakland is under new ownership: my brothers have purchased the store from long-time owner Evie Fike. Stop in and say hi and get — my favorite — an original crust taco pizza!

Check out What’s New Around Town…. and the live road condition cameras are back!

The weather today will be rainy, with highs in the upper 50s and a low of 32. South winds 5 to 10 mph, increasing to southwest 15 to 20 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. The chance of rain is near 100%.

Check out the movies playing at Garrett 8 Cinemas today.

What do you think? According to a recent study, there is a disconnect between blue-collar workers and college-educated individuals in Maryland. The study found that 34% of blue-collar workers felt that their college-educated peers did not respect or value them. Additionally, individuals in Maryland who did not attend college tended to have social connections and friendships primarily within their local community rather than beyond it.

Garrett County Public Schools will dismiss students three (3) hours early tomorrow Friday, February 17, 2023, for Staff Development in the afternoon. This will be a county-wide professional development day and also, in honor of Presidents’ Day, all schools and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2023.

Garrett County Public Schools is now collecting feedback on the proposed 2023-2024 school calendars.

Representatives from the Garrett County Department of Social Services will be at the Kitzmiller branch library today as part of their assistance outreach program, providing support to the community.

The Women’s Networking Event happening today at noon at Ace’s Run Restaurant & Pub.

Join the volunteers from the Friends of New Germany State Park for an outdoor class to learn more about our native plants. Don’t forget to bring hot chocolate and bundle up to stay warm! There is so much to discover, and this is a great opportunity to get to know more about the plants in our area.

Are you registered for the fat tire ride next weekend? We welcome everyone!

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