Tuesday October 26

Oct 26, 2021

The weather today will be patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 47 and a low around 38. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Maryland’s one-week black bear season opened yesterday here in Western Maryland. The hunt runs through Friday in Frederick, Washington, Allegany and Garrett counties. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says more than 53-hundred hunters applied for the 950 available permits. Last year, 117 bears were taken. Read more about the regulations and bag limits.

National Veterans Small Business Week will take place November 1-5, 2021. During the week, the SBA and its extensive partner network will celebrate the strength and resilience of the veteran business community by hosting events across the country and sharing information about the resources available to veteran entrepreneurs.

The Garrett County Job Fair is being held tomorrow on October 27, 2021, from 1pm – 6pm at the Garrett County Fairgrounds.

The Garrett County Health Department is now able to schedule both Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 boosters.

Look at this great photo that was sent in to us (from Autumn Glory weekend) by Joe Vitek!

GoVax: Garrett County Health Department in Oakland is accepting appointments today — call 301-334-7698 for assistance.

Children’s Story Time today from 10:30 am – 11:00 am in Kitzmiller.

Also today is Kids’ Book Club from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm in Oakland.