Wednesday April 28

The weather today will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 73 and a low around 58. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

“High temperatures soaring to levels more typical of June will put some long-standing records in jeopardy across the Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic, but forecasters say the summer preview will come to an abrupt end as the calendar flips to May.”

Garrett Baseball reaches 25 wins.

In other Garrett College news, the college’s natural resources and wildlife technology degree program received positive attention across the state. This unique program offered a virtual mock interview scenario with professionals in the natural resources industry.

Maryland DNR has issued a new map that shows the locations of all Maryland State Parks. The reverse has information about the amenities available at each park. We will add this information to our State Parks page as well.

Garrett County Community Action Committee, Inc. is seeking a part-time Site Manager for the Swanton Senior Nutrition Site on Mondays & Tuesdays. This is a permanent part-time position 12 hours per week at $ 11.75/hr.

Habitat for Humanity is raffling off the chance to win a $1,000 gift card to Nemacolin. There are a 100 raffle tickets at a cost of $50 a chance. Email Steve Bortz (and tell him Deep Creek Times sent you):

I made it to the Vagabond group bike ride last evening. What a great ride through Pleasant Valley! It was the perfect “summer” weather and now the AccuWeather report above has me nervous for the weekend…