Wednesday February 7


We are getting a slow start this morning as the power was out any my house in West Oakland.

Garrett County Public Schools are closed today due to the forecasted snow, sleet and freezing rain on top of snow, sleet and freezing rain from overnight. New snow of up to 5 inches could happen before the system moves all the way through our area. High of 39 degrees; low of 14 degrees.

Learn more about an innovative schooling approach at Crellin Elementary in our Cover Story.

There’s a meeting this evening at 7:00pm at the American legion Hall in Oakland to discuss the planned Oakland Bypass project.  I am a little surprised about the bypass, but I don’t have all the facts yet. Attend to learn more about the pros and cons.

Parents take note: Garrett College and Frostburg State University just have signed articulation agreements in computer science and computer information systems that will allow students to move seamlessly from GC to FSU, graduate in four years and lower their overall cost of borrowing. Call Garrett College at 301.387.3044 for more information on these new transfer agreements.

The CARC has it’s “Wet and Wild Wednesdays” this evening. It’s a lazy river without the river; enjoy floating away while listening to summer jams in the pool. Call them at 301.387.3786 for timing and more information, as their website is down.

Swimming’s not your thing? Check out Team Trivia at the Greene Turtle tonight at 7:00pm.  It’s free and anyone can play.  Contact them at 301.387.7800 for more information, or check out the information on our events page.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is offering a Youth Waterfowl Hunting Day statewide February 10th. Hunters 16 years of age or younger can hunt a variety of waterfowl on both private and public land this day when aided by an unarmed adult, at least 21 years old. Licenses required.

Here is a great snap by Bob Carney for the Deep Creek Winter Sports Team during the Taylor Made Vacations & Sales USSA SL Race this past weekend at Wisp Resort.
Click here for the race gallery.

Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations and Sales Slalom Race

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