Deep Creek Daily Notes Blog September 15

Friday September 15, Saturday September 16, Sunday September 17, 2023: Unfortunately, I am reporting the passing of Mr. Ed King. Ed was integral to the Deep Creek Lake Lions Club for over 35 years. Ed also wrote the books “Famous Boats of Deep Creek Lake” in 2013, “Deep Creek Lake: The Founders (Book 1)” and “I Love Deep Creek Lake: Another in a Series of Vignettes” in 2019.

Yough Glades Elementary School will be closed today, due to a small fire with the boiler unit. At this time, crews are clearing smoke from the building.

Speaking of schools, the Southern varsity football team will disband for the remainder of the 2023 season. The decision was made due to several early season player injuries and a concern for the greater risk of injury to the remaining players. Additionally, moving up JV players would also put them at higher risk (instead of continuing to play other JV teams).

The weather today will be sunny, with highs in the upper 60s and a low of 45. Northeast winds of around 5 to 10 mph. Saturday will be patchy fog in the morning. Sunny, with highs in the upper 60s and a low of 49. West winds of around 5 to 10 mph. Sunday will be cloudy, with a chance of showers—highs in the lower 60s and a low of 50. The chance of rain is 50%.

According to the 2023 Happiest States in America report and expert commentary, Maryland ranks 3rd in overall satisfaction, with 50% of Americans reporting they are “very satisfied” with their personal lives.

Community Development Week 2023 highlights Maryland’s community impact with various activities. The Community Development Network of Maryland supports this sector in all areas, aiming for prosperous neighborhoods for everyone. Check the article for more information.

After a hot summer, a pest expert warns of increased pest activity this fall.

Credit cards are fundamental in the U.S. financial system, providing quick access to funds and aiding in building credit scores. In Maryland, 22.7% of households don’t have credit cards, ranking the state 10th lowest in the nation, compared to the national average of 28.5%.

Everyone is invited to join the Oakland Rotary Golf Tournament today, where the event’s proceeds go directly toward benefiting the Garrett County Community. Also, participate in the Edward Jones Night Golf event tonight at 8:30 PM, with an entry fee of $300.

The Grantsville Library welcomes everyone to participate in the Maryland Food Bank’s Mobile Market event today. It’s an opportunity to access free nutritious food and valuable resources. You can find boxed dry goods and even select your produce (while supplies last).

The Garrett County Department of Solid Waste and Recycling is hosting a Citizen Scrap Tire Drop-Off Event at the Garrett County Fairgrounds on Saturday, starting at 7:00 AM. The event continues until the receptacles are full. Garrett County residents can bring up to 10 passenger or light truck tires (on or off the rim) for recycling, provided they are clean of dirt, mud, leaves, or water, and bring assistance for heavy tires if required.

St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Parish’s 2023-24 Faith Formation Programs start this Sunday after the 9:00 AM mass in Oakland. Parents, students (ages 6-16), and RCIA candidates are invited to a brief meeting and registration at 10:00 AM in the Parish Hall, followed by classes in the Parish Hall Classrooms. Light refreshments will be provided.

Get set for the weekend! Browse our calendar for the latest weekend entertainment and fun activities awaiting you at the state park.

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