Thursday November 9

Mostly cloudy turning partly cloudy this afternoon; highs in the mid-40s with wind around 10mph and gusts up to 20mph.

The Women’s Networking Group had a great meeting at Ace’s Run yesterday. Keep up the good work – and networking – ladies!

Business After Hours is this evening from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. It will be held at First United Bank & Trust on South Second Street in Oakland.

For you dedicated leaf peepers, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources reports that there are still some parts of Maryland where the fall foliage is just now peaking. I think I’ll stay in beautiful Garrett County all the same…

Ken’s Irish Pub in Friendsville is presenting Jason Shaw with Brandon Kling on percussion, this Saturday (11/11) at 8:00pm. They will be mixing in one of the greatest rock stars of all time, Tom Petty!

Here’s an interesting fact: According to the American Immigration Council, 15.2% of Marylanders were immigrants in 2015. That’s almost a million individuals. In addition, 11.3% of the population were native-born Americans who had at least one parent that was an immigrant.

Cancel that! A Touch of Class Limo reports that they had a few wedding cancellations for this weekend and that they are offering discount pricing on some great vehicles. Call them at 301.698.2650 or email them at

Do you know of a business that deserves recognition for making an investment in Garrett County? Honor their work and the project by submitting a nomination that demonstrates how the company has influenced your community while transforming the lives around you. This event is sponsored by Maryland Economic Development Association and the deadline for nominations is December 8th.

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