The weather today will be patchy fog in the morning. Mostly sunny with a 20% chance of showers—highs in the lower 70s and a low of 56. West winds of around 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.
At the behest of Rep. Bella Abzug (D-NY) in 1971 and passed in 1973, the U.S. Congress designated August 26 as “Women’s Equality Day.” The date was selected to commemorate the 1920 certification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote. The observance of Women’s Equality Day not only commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment but also calls attention to women’s continuing efforts toward full equality.
A waverunner, a stand-up paddleboard and a bike have been listed in our online marketplace!
Will you see a rocket in the skies? It won’t quite be visible here in Garrett County but NASA at Wallops Island has plans to launch a rocket between 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM tonight, weather permitting. This rocket launch will be visible throughout the Eastern Shore of MD, all of Delaware except maybe Wilmington City, most of Southern MD, and the western shore of the Bay as far north as Harford and Cecil counties at the top of the Bay.
American Red Cross of Allegheny Highlands has steps everyone can take to help kids remain safe as they head back to school.
The world’s only mountaintop whitewater course, located in Garrett County atop Wisp Resort, is more than just a family-oriented recreational activity. On Saturday, August 9, a local effort to provide training for swift water rescue to several Volunteer Fire Departments in Garrett County took place.
The Maryland State Board of Education will meet at 9:00 AM today at the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), 200 W. Baltimore Street, in the 7th floor State Board Room. The complete agenda and live stream are available at this link.
Join the Senior Momentum Group, where they gather for lunch today at 1:00 PM at the American Legion.
The Board of County Commissioners will have a public meeting today at 3:00 PM. The public is invited to attend in person or via live stream on Facebook.
GCPS and Grimm & Parker will facilitate a public feedback session specific to the Southern Middle & High School modernization project today, starting at 6:00 PM. All parents and school community members are encouraged to attend and provide feedback.