Monday October 10

The weather today will be areas of frost in the morning. Sunny with highs in the upper 50s and a low of 39. West winds of around 5 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the morning.

The trees in Western Maryland are revealing fall’s finest array of color with brilliant oranges, yellows, and reds painting the skyline.

Maryland Department of Natural Resources crews stocked 7,700 trout stocked last week.

I am participating in the Go! Garrett County challenge! Would you like to join me? Let me know!

Allegany College of Maryland and the Cumberland Economic Development Corporation will host a Manufacturing Job Fair from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM this Wednesday (October 12th).

Is your company facing challenges with staffing shortages, employee retention, generational differences in the workforce, or employee ghosting? Garrett College is holding a Workforce Summit on October 25, 2022.

Garrett County Marine Corps League Detachment 1234 is beginning to putt out the Toys for Tots collection boxes.

The Board of Garrett County Commissioners has declared October to be I Can Swim! Month, recognizing the initiative that provides every Garrett County kindergartener with basic swimming and water safety instruction.

Unemployment Rates for July 2022:  8 jurisdictions in Maryland had higher unemployment rates compared to Garrett County in July: Allegany, Baltimore City, Dorchester, Kent, Prince George’s, Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester.

Please note that all branches of Ruth Enlow Library are closed today for Columbus Day/Staff Day 2022.

Here’s a before-sunrise photo I snapped this morning: