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Showers today with thunderstorms likely tonight. A high near 60 and a low near 36. There is a hazardous weather warning indicated there could be localized flooding overnight.

Today is National Vietnam War Veterans Day, which honors the sacrifices of American soldiers and their families during the period of the Vietnam War. Today is the date of departure of United States military personnel from Vietnam in 1975. I truly thank you all for your service.Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Allegany Arts Council is inviting kids to play fun games, sing songs, and go on adventures with certified yoga teacher Samantha Kennedy this afternoon in Cumberland! Drop-in cost is $10.

There’s a fundraiser this evening at Cornucopia Café in Grantsville to raise money for the Tim Umbel Memorial Scholarship from 6:00pm-8:00pm!  Each year, the scholarship awards two Northern High School students $500 to honor Tim Umbel, a previous Northern Garrett Husky who passed in 2002.

If you didn’t click on the event above, you’ll want to know that we are excited to announce a new format to our events page. You will be able to view events in a list or a calendar format! Also, there will be a link to the address and photos if available. The full changeover will be in our April edition (Monday).

This Saturday is the first day of the Trout season in Maryland.  There’s also reports of good fishing for Northern Pike at Deep Creek Lake.

Interested in economic development?  The Maryland Economic Development Association is holding their annual conference from April 29th to May 1st in Chesapeake, Maryland.  I have attended in the past and found it worthwhile.

Did you hear the buzz?  There was a class on beekeeping this week at Garrett College.  Here’s a photo of instructors Chip Lee and Jerome Hope Cassidy in action with a “bee box.” All students received one!

Bee Box at Garrett College near Deep Creek Lake, MD