Monday March 19


Today will be clear but increasing clouds a high of 46 and a low of 27. Things will make a turn to snow and freezing rain overnight; snow accumulations of 1-2 inches possible.

FSU’s Performing Arts Center will present “Musical Journey to Bulgaria” this evening at 7:30pm. The concert will be performed by Bulgarian musicians Lora Tchekoratova, pianist and Georgy Valtchev, violinist, with the goal of introducing music from the Balkans to the Western stage.

Congratulations to Caroline Blizzard for being inducted into the Garrett County Women’s Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame Breakfast will be held on April 7th at 9:30am at Dutch’s at Silver Tree.

The next Business Before Hours will be on Tuesday, March 20th from 8:00am – 9:30am in the Crawford Room at Wisp Resort. The topic of discussion is “Maryland Elections Preview” featuring political analyst Barry Rascovar.

We just posted a rustic dining room table and chairs for sale in our Online Marketplace under ‘Furniture”.

The Ruth Enlow Library will host a free lecture titled “Abraham Lincoln: Roots of His Moral Integrity” with Dr. Duane Cummins, Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University. The lecture is scheduled for Wednesday, April 11th from 6:00pm – 7:30pm at the Oakland library. To register for this event, contact Bonnie at 301-334-3996 x0117 or

Congratulations to the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Retrievers, who made history over the weekend by becoming the first 16th seed to defeat a #1 seed in the NCAA Basketball Tournament. I know there are a number of UMBC alums in Garrett County. Be proud!

GLAF will be kicking off the start to their 2018 season with a production of Footworks on April 7th.

The photo below is a neat satellite image of the snowcover as of Sunday, March 18, 2018; courtesy of Allegheny Mountains Weather Facebook page.

Allegheny Mountains Weather Satellite Snowcover