April 27, 2016 RSS feed / News

Foxglove Garden Club

Peggy Miller welcomed members to the April brunch meeting at Tari’s Café on Tuesday, April 5 at 10 a.m. Hosting the meeting were Beth Curtin, Judy Fisher, Margaret Gordon and Jean Thatcher. More...

Trinity-Asbury UMC honors members

Trinity-Asbury United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Wilkes and Congress Streets in Berkeley Springs, recently honored four members of its congregation for their contributions. More...

Ukulectics Club meeting

The Tri-State Ukulectics Club monthly meeting at BlackCat Music Shop today, Wednesday, April 27, 5:30 p.m. Local musician, Mike Kligerman, will be hosting this workshop. More...

John Rowland

Candidate for school board, District 1

Occupation: Farmer, retired educator, running coach. Pertinent Experience & Education: B.S. degrees in Elementary and Secondary Education, Masters Degree in Education Administration, permanently certified administrator and Superintendent. More...

Elizabeth Michael

Candidate for school board, District 2

Age: 47. Occupation: Production Agriculture/Stay at home mom. Pertinent Experience & Education: B.S. degree in Agricultural Business. Best idea for encouraging parent & community involvement in schools? More...

Community Volunteer Day honorees

Tracy Lord More...

Ken Reed

Republican candidate for Morgan County Commission

Age: 48. Occupation: Pharmacist. Pertinent Experience & Education: West Virginia University School, B.S Pharmacy (1992) and began my career at Rite Aid Corp. More...

Darren L. Barney

Republican candidate for Morgan County Commission

Age: 50. Occupation: Current Small Business Owner, Ridge Runner Hauling. More...

Daryl E. Cowles

Republican candidate for House of Delegates, 58th District

Age: 45. Occupation: Businessman. More...

Wade Shambaugh

Republican candidate for Sheriff

Age: 52. Occupation: Chief Deputy, Morgan County Sheriff’s Office. Pertinent Experience & Education: Graduate of Paw Paw High School, WV State Police Academy. More...

Ronnie Stotler

Republican candidate for Sheriff

Age: 51. Occupation: Dept. of Public Safety, Major. Pertinent Experience & Education: 27 years experience in public safety, and currently supervise a staff of 190 personnel and over 1,400 maximum-security inmates. More...

Debra “Debbie” Ditto

Candidate for Magistrate, Division 1

Age: 63. Occupation: Deputy clerk, bartender. Pertinent Experience & Education: Graduate of BSHS, graduate of Hagerstown Business College with an Associates Legal Degree. More...

Kermit Ambrose

Candidate for Magistrate, Division 2

Age: 68. Occupation: Magistrate. Pertinent Experience & Education: State Police, Sheriff, Magistrate (three terms). How will you, as Magistrate, ensure fairness for all citizens who interact with the More...

Ronnie McIntire

Republican candidate for Morgan County Assessor

Age: 60. Occupation: Assessor. Pertinent Experience & Education: High school, college credits, annual in-service training for assessors, Morgan County Assessor 2009 to present. More...

Ralph Lorenzetti

Candidate for Circuit Court Judge, 23rd Circuit, Division 6

Age: 68. Occupation: Prosecuting attorney, Jefferson County. More...

Melanie Gloyd Shambaugh

Republican candidate for Morgan County Circuit Clerk

Age: 45. Occupation: Paralegal. Pertinent Experience & Education: Attended College of the Desert, Additional classes through Marshall University, Paralegal certificate from Stratford University. More...

Bridget Cohee

Candidate for Circuit Court Judge, 23rd Circuit, Division 1

Age: 47. Occupation: Managing member of the Martinsburg office of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, litigation attorney. More...

Brad Noll

Democratic candidate for State Senate, 15th district

Age: 55. Occupation: Storeroom clerk for a large printing company. Pertinent Experience & Education: Associate Degree of Science from Glenville State College. Thirty-three years of manufacturing experience at four different companies. More...

Larry D. Kump

Candidate for State Senate, 15th District

Age: 68. Occupation: Retired Public Administator & Criminal Justice Professional. Pertinent Experience & Education: Graduated Hagerstown Community College (Criminal Justice), Frostburg State University More...

Round The Town

—MAN JOKED: A forester went to the woods and saw a mature tree laying on its side, with no sign of what caused it to fall over. A second forester arrived and asked his co-worker what had happened. The first said, “Don’t know. More...

Multiple fires stretch responders

Area firefighters from across the region battled brush fires last week that were fueled by extremely dry conditions. More...

Church Directory

Unity of Berkeley Springs, New Earth Granary, 143 N. Mercer St., Berkeley Springs, 304-268-4222 or 304-258-2954. Celebration service, 10 a.m. Rev. Anne Murphy-Oswald. More...

County Agent’s Corner

304-258-8400 129 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411 www.wvu.edu/~exten/ Tips To Help Avoid Lawn Problems More...

Public Service Recognition Week

Public Service Recognition Week is May 1-7 across the country and in communities like Berkeley Springs, federal, state, county and local government employees serve us every day. More...

GREENWOOD and vicinity...

There will be a Greenwood Elementary School “Homecoming” Friday, May 20, 4-8 p.m. for alumni, friends and family of Greenwood School. There will be music and food. A ribbon cutting will officially open a community walking track at 4 p.m. More...

USDA announces over $90 million available to support local food systems

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Pete Gordon

Candidate for school board, District 2

Age: 66. Occupation: Retired teacher, musician, father, husband. Pertinent Experience & Education: BA, Princeton University 1971. Teaching Certification from Shepherd University 1990. More...

Water pumps working along the C&O Canal

In preparation for the summer season, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park has turned on most drinking fountains and reattached handles to water pumps along the towpath. More...

4th Annual DogFest

Shepherdstown will hold its fourth annual "DogFest" weekend May 14-15. The event has been shifted to the spring this year to get away from the summer heat. The DogFest will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. More...

Harmison honored by county for rescue

South Morgan volunteer firefighter Kody Harmison was recognized by the Morgan County Commission last Thursday, April 21 for his role in pulling a Morgan County resident from a smoking building during a March 9 structure fire. More...

James “Jimmy” Stewart

Republican candidate for Morgan County Commission

Age: 55. Occupation: Aviation Maintenance Instructor. Pertinent Experience & Education: 1980 Berkeley Springs High School graduate. United States Navy, 21 years. More...

Cat Webster

Democratic candidate for House of Delegates, 59th District

Occupation: Student. Pertinent Experience & Education: Former business owner, Bowie State University -- Major in English with a focus on secondary education. Citizens often feel their concerns get lost in More...

Saira Blair

Republican candidate for House of Delegates, 59th District

Age: 19. Occupation: Student. Pertinent Experience & Education: Studying Economics and Spanish at West Virginia University; current delegate for House district #59. Citizens often feel their concerns get lost in More...

Kim “KC” Bohrer

Republican candidate for Sheriff

Age: 56. Occupation: Senior Investigator and FBI task Force Officer, Frederick County Sheriff’s Department, Va. and Hampshire County, W.Va. Captain, Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department (retired). More...

Kimberly Johnson- Nickles

Republican candidate for Morgan County Clerk

Age: 52. Occupation: Deputy Clerk. Pertinent Experience & Education: Graduated from BSHS 1982. Two year Business Education Degree from James Rumsey. How has your experience prepared you to fulfill the duties of the office? More...

Kathryn “Kate” Stotler

Republican candidate for Morgan County Clerk

Age: 56. Occupation: Government teacher at Berkeley Springs High School. Pertinent Experience & Education: Masters Degree in Communication Studies from WVU. Bachelors Degree in Government from the College of William & Mary. More...

Greg Miller

Candidate for Magistrate, Division 1

Age: 53. Occupation: Magistrate. More...

Bill Powell

Candidate for Circuit Court Judge, 23rd Circuit, Division 6

Age: 55. Occupation: Lawyer. Pertinent Experience & Education: I have practiced law for more than 30 years throughout West Virginia. I graduated from the WVU College of Law in 1985. More...

Laura V. Faircloth

Candidate for Circuit Court Judge, 23rd Circuit, Division 6

Occupation: Lawyer/small business owner. More...

Craig P. Blair

Candidate for State Senate, 15th District

Age: 56. Occupation: Owner of Sunset Water Services. Pertinent Experience & Education: Graduate of Hedgesville High School & James Rumsey Technical Institute. Served four terms in the House of Delegates and one term in the State Senate. More...

Stephen R. Kershner

Candidate for Circuit Court Judge, 23rd Circuit, Division 1

Age: 57. Occupation: Attorney. Pertinent Experience & Education: I am a life-long resident of the Eastern Panhandle, growing up in Jefferson County and residing and raising a family in Berkeley County. More...

Hike-A-Thon at Cacapon State Park

Hikers of all ages are welcome for an afternoon of hiking and exploring Cacapon State Park’s natural setting on Saturday, April 30, from 1-5 p.m. (rain date Sunday, May 1). More...

Community volunteers honored at annual breakfast

For the 33rd annual Community Volunteer Day, 33 individuals were honored by 30 local organizations bringing the event total to 863 individuals or five percent of Morgan County's population. More...

Senior Center activities

Hazel Dunn, manager. Open Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 301-678-7163. Hancock Senior Center is located at the Community Center, 126 High Street. Thursday, April 28 Health Ed. More...

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