Thursday September 8

The weather today will be mostly cloudy. Isolated Showers in the morning, then scattered showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon—highs around 70 and a low of 56. East winds of around 5 mph. The chance of rain is 40%.

The Let’s Drive scholarship funds Driver’s Ed training for students. Local businesses and individuals are invited to become sponsors of Let’s Drive. 100% of donations will fund Drivers Ed and are tax-deductible.

Garrett County Public Schools has adopted new quarantine and isolation guidelines as recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Maryland Department of Health (MDH), and Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).

Garrett Regional Medical Center provided local aspiring nurses with an 8-week paid externship program to gain hands-on and valuable experience in the healthcare field: Medical-Surgical Nursing (4 weeks), Surgical (1 week), Emergency Department (1 week), and the Intensive Care Unit (1 week).

Don’t forget: email me ( your Deep Creek Lake-related photos to be entered to win tickets for the mountain coaster at Wisp or golf passes! The drawing will be September 10!

Here’s the agenda for the upcoming community celebration of the sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, of Garrett County — it will be on September 17, 2022 from 10 AM – 6 PM at the Garrett County Fairgrounds! There is FREE Admission, FREE Food, FREE Entertainment, and FREE Commemorative Coin Sets (while supplies last).

Also, tonight, the Garrett County Government will be hosting the September Business After Hours at the Courthouse on the patio to kick off the 150th Celebration of Garrett County today from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Enter at the Main Entrance on Alder Street.

Want to learn to canoe or kayak? Come to the Friends Store at Sang Run State Park on September 10 for a tour of the Youghiogheny River! Please wear clothing you don’t mind getting wet! Must pre-register online in advance.

You might want to check out World Artists Presents The Albino Mbie Trio suggested by our friends at Penn Alps music.

Check out Open Mic Hosted by Kim Alexander at MoonShadow and Honi House Band at Honi-Honi Bar tonight!

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