3. Upper Youghiogheny, Maryland and Pennsylvania
The Upper Yough, cutting through one of the few wilderness canyons in the East, is one of the wildest stretches of river in the U.S.: It starts with a mild section and a few warmup rapids, then boaters hit five miles of continuous rapids up to Class V, 20 in all. The river can only be run during releases from the…
The Garrett County Humane Society 15th Annual Dog-Gone FUNdraiser will be held on Saturday, July 12, at Garrett College. Admission is free! Family friendly event with lots to see and do! Here are just some of the activities that we have planned.
» Large Silent Auction
» Cash and Carry gift area
» Meet the Breed Tent: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
» Bunny Town ($): 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
A past real estate client of mine snapped this beautiful shot of the fireworks in McHenry Cove last week:
— OAKLAND — State Park, Spring Lick and Steyer Mine Roads in Garrett County are still closed in the wake of Tuesday’s thunderstorm, but the roads will reopen soon, according to John Frank, director of the Garrett County Department of Public Safety & Emergency Management.
Fifteen roads throughout the county were closed Tuesday due to fallen trees. A…
Michael A. Sawyers
— MCHENRY — A boater or swimmer or water skier is just as dead whether he or she drowns in the Chesapeake Bay or Deep Creek Lake and Maryland Natural Resources Police officials say there is too much of that going on.
Thursday morning NRP and Maryland Park Service representatives gathered at Sandy Point State Park near Annapolis to point out the problem…
Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:28 pm
The TriState Festival, Auction & Cruise-In is a great two-day family affair to be held in the convention hall at the Garrett County Fairgrounds, 270 Mosser Road, McHenry, Maryland. Celebrate the spirit of helping others in the U.S. and worldwide at this giant benefit sponsored by area Mennonite churches.
Beginning July 18, a giant silent auction will be…
The 2014 Garrett County’s Most Beautiful Person contest is accepting nominations until August 29.
The Garrett County’s Most Beautiful Person contest is for those who via acts of kindness and concern enriched the lives of citizens.
Each year, a search for unsung heroes is conducted. The heroes include folks of any age who volunteer to help others.
The program is 28 years old and hosted by the…
All three incumbents lose to challengers in commission race
From Staff Reports
— OAKLAND — Election canvass results confirm that all three of the current Garrett County commissioners were ousted by newcomers in the primary election.
Paul Edwards defeated in-cumbent Jim Raley in District 2, with 50.55 percent of the vote, or a total of 2,010 to Raley’s 1,009, according to…
Fishing Deep Creek Lake can be a cool down from what you’re normally used to in the summertime
MCHENRY, Md. — The first thing you notice is the cool air. Nestled in the western mountains of Maryland, not far from the West Virginia border, is a unique lake which can be a gem for a summer retreat.
Deep Creek Lake is a highland reservoir…