Wednesday October 10

Oct 10, 2018

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 74 and a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3:00 pm. Tonight has a 80 percent chance for thunderstorms with a low of 63 forecast.

I had the pleasure of participating in two regional college fairs yesterday, one at Garrett College in the morning and one in Cumberland in the evening.  I was thrilled to see so many interested students and parents. There truly is a college or vocational program available for everyone.

The Mountain Fresh Farmers Market will be held today at the Pavilion in Oakland from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. There’s still time (until the end of October) to pick up fresh vegetables and homemade goodies.

Maryland General Election is November 6, 2018 with Early Voting on October 25, 2018 – Nov 1, 2018. The Voter Registration Deadline is coming up quickly on Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:00PM EDT (Online by Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:00PM EDT / Postmarked by Tue Oct 16, 2018). Be sure to vote!

The Garrett County Health Department and The Maryland Department of Health kick off Autumn Glory with TWO walks held in Oakland today, one at 10:00 am and the other, a glow walk, to be held at 7:00 pm.

Need a job or know someone that needs a job?  Check out the Western Maryland Job Fair this morning from 9:00 am – Noon in Cumberland.

Today kicks off the five-day celebration of autumn known as Autumn Glory that celebrates the beauty of the local fall foliage. There’s a wide variety of things to do indoors or outdoors. The Festival includes two large parades, concerts, band competitions, art exhibits, antique & craft shows and much more!

Tyler Smith shared this photo with us recently:



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