Monday July 1

The weather for today will be sunny, with a high near 78 and a low around 62.

The weekend was very humid and we had some crazy lightning, thunder and “gully-washing” rains on Saturday night. I know there were several flooded roads in the southern end of the county so we hope you all are staying safe!

The first photo below was taken (as a clip from a video) by me, the second was taken by Mark Richards, and the third was taken by Linda Herdering on Saturday evening.


There were a few new photos added to a listing for a speedboat in our Online Marketplace under boats. Also, a dog kennel was listed under the miscellaneous category.

Congrats to Marcia C. as the winner of our June “Where Am I?” contest! This one is a little bit trickier but see if you can guess this month’s location!

In celebration of Coney Days in Lonaconing, nearby Dans Mountain State Park will be featuring a “Dollar Dip” at the (heated) pool July 3. Admission to the pool will be $1 per person for the entire day and children 5 and under will get in free.

The Town of Oakland has been working on a Downtown Wayfinding Project for several weeks and the firm MERJE was selected to develop design concepts. Take the survey to give your input:

GLAF, with help from a grant from the Maryland Historical Trust, and Maryland Humanities, will be returning to historic Mountain Lake Park July 5-7, 2019, with a three-day re-creation of Maryland’s early Chautauqua events this week! View a full schedule of the event.

Our annual MD DNR State Parks and Trails Passport is available! $75 for Marylanders; $100 for out-of-state visitors grants unlimited day-use admission and boat launching at state parks, and a 10 percent discount on state-operated concessions and boat rentals.

Addictions counseling is a new program available at Garrett College developed to address the ever-growing opioid and substance abuse crisis. New prospective students and.or students that already possess a degree in a health or human services counseling are strongly encouraged to take the online pre-requisite course – PSY286 Drugs & Human Behavior – during GC’s summer session beginning June 12th.

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