The weather for today will be increasing clouds with a slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. A high near 73 and a low around 55. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
You can bring your own needlework – whether it’s knitting, crocheting, cross stitch, embroidery, or lap quilting – and join others for two hours of relaxation and fun at the Oakland branch of the Ruth Enlow Library this afternoon from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
There’s a Gallery Night fundraising event for It’s in the Bag (children’s food program) put on by the Satellite Club of Rotary of Oakland this evening from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Does anyone have any old comforters or blankets? Pineview Veterinary hospital is asking folks to drop any donations off at the front desk.
The Garrett County Board of Education is still accepting community input on the proposed three grade band alignment options through noon this Friday. This is an important development in the county and worthy of your review, understanding and comment.
Garrett Trails is an important and well-run non-profit in Garrett County. Here’s their October newsletter including a photo of their Platinum Award from the Deep Creek Times People’s Choice Challenge. Nice job and well deserved!
Congrats to several local baseball players being inducted to the National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame. Terry Helbig, John Helmick, Lawrence Nesselrodt & Phil Caruso are to be inducted at the 2018 National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Banquet on Nov 12th in Evansville, Indiana. For the full list of semi-pros, visit the Cumberland Times-News.
Good to see that our Autumn Glory Festival “made” the state’s official tourism site.