As the coronavirus took hold in major American cities last spring, Kit Pepper did the only thing she could think of to help: she started sewing. Hearing reports of mask shortages, the Frostburg, Md., woman —with members of the local house and garden club — made and shipped thousands of masks to front-line workers across the country. But as she…
Allegany County, on Maryland’s Western edge, was spared the worst of it the COVID-19 pandemic through the spring and summer, but that rapidly changed in late fall, when infection rates exploded. News4’s Scott MacFarlane reports.