Cumberland County Newswire (Page 3)

Cumberland County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cumberland County, VA. (Page 3)

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  1. Freedom Tour in Cumberland County connects us with the past | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 25 | The Jersey Journal

    There's an old song from the 1970s that includes the line, "don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you've got until it's gone," which seemed to capture the sense of history on display in our area - all part of the Freedom Tour that explores Greenwich, Shiloh, Hopewell and Springtown and their connections to the underground railroad. The tour, and the history it confronts us with, provides quite a contrast to the headlines and issues that confront us today with regard to race in our country, even as names like Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Walter Scott, Sandra Bland, Freddie Gray, Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and now Terrance Crutcher, and Keith Scott swim in my thoughts.


  2. Cumberland to distribute radiation-blocking pills to those near nuclear plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 |

    Potassium iodide pills, seen in this file photo, will be distributed to those Cumberland County residents living within the 10-mile radius of the PSEG Nuclear generating complex in Lower Alloways Creek Township. The distribution will take place Saturday at the Greenwich Post Office.


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    Wednesday Sep 21 | WPMT-TV York

    The fastest growing county in the state is Cumberland County, when you look at the percents. According to the U.S. Census Bureau they grew by almost five percent.


  4. Garage Guys fundraiser set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Amherst Daily News

    ... a ballot for a door prize, a family membership at the YMCA valued at $591. All the proceeds will stay in Cumberland County to assist cancer patients. Since 2009, the fund has approved more than 500 requests and has provided more than $250,000 for ...


  5. NSCC closes both Cumberland campuses as part of provincewide shutdownRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2016 | Amherst Daily News

    Both Nova Scotia Community College campuses in Cumberland County were closed just after noon Wednesday following an unspecified threat against the system.


  6. Ward seeking to represent Parrsboro on county councilRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2016 | Amherst Daily News

    Parrsboro deputy mayor Lisa Ward will be seeking a new job this fall, when she will offer as a candidate to represent Parrsboro on Cumberland County council. The municipal election will take place on Oct. 15. Lisa Ward has confirmed her intentions to offer for the new District 13 in the upcoming October municipal election, becoming the first to step forward seeking the job.


  7. Deadline Monday for write-in candidatesRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    Those who wish to be considered write-in candidates in the Nov. 8 federal and state general election have until Monday to do so. In addition to president, other offices on the November ballot in Putnam County include the 6th District seat of the a Those who wish to be considered write-in candidates in the Nov. 8 federal and state general election have until Monday to do so.


  8. Dead roaches, cleanliness issues and some schools with problems: restaurant inspection resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 |

    ... restaurant, dead roaches were found on the floor of the food prep area and around food equipment. And in Cumberland County, a number of school cafeterias were inspected, with one being ruled out of compliance with the state food code. The ...


  9. Saving students from bus fire part of job for Cumberland driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 |

    - A Cumberland County school bus driver is getting major kudos for herding all her students off her bus Wednesday before fire consumed it. Vaster Robinson was driving 15 students from 71st Classical Middle School when the bus caught fire near the ...


  10. Community may need to respond to Ferguson's call to actionRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2016 | Amherst Daily News

    ... facility. While that may be jargon the ordinary observer, those who remember what health care was like in Cumberland County was like in the mid-1990s can only shudder to think of any potential to return to those dark days when the hospital struggled ...


  11. United Way holds annual campaign at $150,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Amherst Daily News

    ... and United Way executive director Cathy Skinner said all the money raised by the annual campaign stays in Cumberland County and helps programs that its nine member agencies offer across the county. There are approximately 25 programs that United Way ...


  12. Health care centre's future in disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... ER coverage, provide cancer care including surgeries, and offer obstetrics and gynecology services. Cumberland County is especially vulnerable to local health care cuts due to its high number of elderly residents, making it one of Canada's oldest ...


  13. High-speed chase ends in crash in YarmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... he didn't want to get in trouble for not having a license. The driver was released on bail from the Cumberland County Jail. He faces up to five years in prison and up to $8,000 in fines. Lane has been charged with a Class C felony of eluding an ...


  14. Maryland Live starts construction on $200M hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... that's not why we're doing it." The only other Maryland casino with a hotel is Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Cumberland County. It was a hotel years before opening the state's fourth casino in 2013. Currently, eight of the county's high schools host ...


  15. Committee recommends accepting vehicleRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    ... or nursing home. Putnam's planning committee recommended Monday night accepting a surplus bus from Cumberland County to use as a regional ambulance bus. "Putnam County EMS has been asked to house a regional ambulance bus," Putnam EMS Director Tommy ...


  16. South Jersey Progresso plant to shut down40 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 |

    ... can to work with local officials to attract a new company so that we can maintain jobs at that location." Cumberland County has among the highest poverty, unemployment, teen pregnancy and infant mortality rates in the state. Replacing a facility ...


  17. Cooke wants Amherst to build on its strengthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | Amherst Daily News

    ... wants to work to develop a strong working relationship between Amherst and the other municipal councils in Cumberland County, to encourage community involvement, seek support for tourism opportunities and review all revenue streams and look at cost ...


  18. Bridgeton drive-by shooter gets 19 years for bystander's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 |

    ... 20-year-old Quantasia Bessix on Aug. 11, 2014. Bessix was not the intended target of the shooting and Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office convicted Jamison of aggravated manslaughter. Bessix's family attended the sentencing Friday at Cumberland ...


  19. Cobwebs, grease and a fly strip: Restaurant inspection resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 |

    But some in Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York counties had violations during inspections conducted from Aug. 14 to Aug. 20. For example, in Cumberland County, inspectors found cobwebs in the hood over grills and oven in one establishment; in another, a fly strip hung over a prep table. Inspectors found fruit flies and house flies in one Lancaster County facility, and ant-type insects in another restaurant.


  20. After ruling, North Carolina board careful on vote changes Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    ... before a 3-2 vote in favor of restoring 38 cumulative hours of Sunday voting at several sites in Cumberland County, home to Fort Bragg. "When it's been in existence for us to cut it out completely, we have to have a good reason for doing that." A ...