As bad as the start of our summer was with rain and cold, the end was the polar opposite with sunshine and warmth.  It just all went by too fast...

With all the early rain, everything is so plush and green and the deer still chose to eat my hostas. 

The annual Tri-State Relief Sale reached the million dollar mark at this year's auction.  The event has been held since 1999 and proceeds benefit the Mennonite Central Committee.  Wow!

In case you missed it... we have a good deal on a new dock for sale Online Marketplace.  Also, a pretty sweet 50th Anniversary Ford GT Mustang. 

The livestock sale at the Garrett County Fair generated around $338,000. 

The Summer clearance sale is going on now at Bear Creek Traders and Schoolhouse Earth.  Big savings on summer merchandise!

Two Southern High School students, Joe McCloskey and Morgan Winegardner, competed in the Costa Bassmaster High School National Championships this summer in Kentucky.  The team finished 82nd among 134 teams.

Local sailors, Melanie Dunham and Harry Carpenter, finished 9th in the 57th annual Flying Scot North American Championships in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.  Carpenter is the president of Flying Scot Inc.  

Tyler Boulware finished 7 under par and was the winner of the 52nd Western Maryland Amateur Golf Tournament held at Oakland Golf Club.

Black Bear Tavern now has a VIP section in the nightclub with comfy lounge chairs and bottle service.  Perfect for bachelor/bachelorette parties.

Rumor on the street is that the owner of this house ran out of money.  I can confirm that there hasn't been even a nail hammered in the past few months.  A monster shell of a house on two (yes, two) lakefront lots.  Yikes!

Dr. David Tuel will be inducted into the Frostburg State University Bobcat Hall of Fame.  Dr. Tuel served as the team physician from 1993-2012.

Team Trivia returns September 17 at 6 and Team Bingo Sunday September 20 at 1 at Mountain State Brewing.  Half-price pizza Mondays return September 14 at Brenda's Pizzeria.

Call Telli's Deli for some homemade heat-and-eat Italian dinners for your group.   Delish!

Don't forget Wendy's Towne Restaurant is now in the Oak-Mar Hotel

See you in the leaves.

Marta Schroyer
Editor