Wednesday February 21

My car’s outside temperature reading yesterday afternoon hit 75 degrees! Beautiful day. Showers expected today and possibly a thunderstorm this afternoon. High of 66 degrees and a low of 41 degrees. We could see about a quarter of an inch of rain.

The Allegany Arts Council is hosting a free Student Arts Showcase now through March 3rd.

Had a great time the other evening at the home of Vianne and Mike Bell. They hosted their annual Chinese New Year celebration and a fundraiser for Garrett College athletics. Dean Yuan’s recipes were delectable as always.

The Friendsville Library will host Coloring Therapy with Beverly this evening at 5 p.m. All ages are welcome at this free program, and all supplies are provided.

Come out to the Greene Turtle for a free and fun game of Team Trivia starting at 7:00pm this evening!  Team Trivia allows you and any number of players on your team to compete and test your knowledge for some Greene Turtle prizes.

MoonShadow in McHenry is holding their monthly Acoustic Rock Jam from 7:00pm – 9:00pm this evening. Come on out, bring your instrument, and join in on the open jam!

Congratulations to Judy Carbone who has announced her intent to run for County Commissioner.  We wish Judy and all citizens seeking office the best of luck.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, is the deadline for an individual to file as a candidate for the upcoming 2018 Primary Election. The Election Board office will be open until 9:00 p.m. Please see the Candidate Information page for more information including the required paperwork needed when filing.

The Landon’s Library Youth Basketball (LLYB) wrapped up its second season on Sunday evening with the Championship Games at Garrett College after a week of tournament games: the Champions were the Tar Heels and the Mountaineers. Our dedicated group of coaches recognize that coaching these kids goes well beyond the game of basketball.

2018 Coaches of LLYB near Deep Creek Lake, MD

Front Row – Left to Right – Ashlee Spady, Robbie Zimmerman, Todd Tasker, Scott Hershman, Scott Weeks, Andrew Eiswert, Mandi Hetrick, Brian Boal;; Second Row – Shane Whitehair, Tim McCauley, Amie Uphold, Mandy Shaffer, Katie Tasker, Heather Roth, Mandy Sines;; Third Row – Aaron Shotwell, Joe Refosco, Ryan Upole, Jonathan Price, Jason Shreve;; Unable to be present: Jody Roberson, Justin Liller, Chad Panther, Josh Hinebaugh, Shana Healey, Josh Perry

LLYB Tournament Details:

K/1 Division – Rd 1
Terps over Hokies
Tigers over Blue Devils


Semi Final
Tar Heels over Tigers
Terps over Shockers


Tar Heels over Terps


2/3 Division – Rd 1
Spartans over Nittany Lions
Hoyas over Wolfpack


Semi Final
Cowboys over Hoyas
Mountaineers over Spartans


Mountaineers over Cowboys


The Champion Rosters are:

Team: TAR  HEELS Coach: Jason Shreve, Heather Roth, Josh Perry
Name: Breanna Shreve, Logan Preston, Noah Savage, Wheeler Rush, Westlee Glotfelty, Amelia Roth, Ryan Roth, Samantha German, Hudson German

Team:  MOUNTAINEERS Coaches: Tim McCauley, Joe Refosco, Shane Whitehair
NameGage Schwinabart, Kenzie Pysell, Landon Whitehair, Alexis Spotts, Jorja Refosco, Graham Harvey, Sydney Scott, Connor McCauley, Luke Seib, Jessie Campbell

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