July 30, 2014 RSS feed / News

Lawmakers monkey around with new “dangerous animal” list

A new bill passed by West Virginia Legislature could limit the kinds of animals individuals keep as pets, including giraffes and crocodiles. More...

The art of wood fired ceramics

Wood fired ceramics from whimsical sculpture to tea sets will be featured at the Ice House Gallery show opening in Berkeley Springs on Friday, August 1 with a reception at 6:30 p.m. More...

Veteran’s events with Manchin staff

Representatives of U.S. Senator Joe Manchin will make stops across the state to meet with veteran agencies, tour facilities and meet with veterans and their families over the next two weeks. More...

Local author Ed Rabel reads from his new novel

Ed Rabel, a veteran correspondent for CBS and NBC, has only recently moved to Berkeley Springs. But his family arrived in West Virginia four generations ago. Some of them farmed Rabel mountain in Kanawha County; others worked the coal mines. More...

Michael’s Chapel Homecoming

Michael's Chapel Homecoming will be held Sunday, August 3 with a 10:30 a.m. Worship Service with speaker Rick Vance. Noon, covered dish lunch and 1:30 p.m. More...

Community spirit shone at County Fair

Children competed against each other to see who could eat the most watermelon. Some were given trash bags to wear to keep from wearing the fruit itself. More...

Parks & Rec camp

The Morgan County Parks & Recreation held their third annual Summer Camp at Cacapon State Park and around Berkeley Springs last week. More...

Rare breeds of dogs to be showcased in Shepherdstown on August 10

The Look & Learn event at this year’s Shepherdstown Dog Fest provides a unique opportunity to see more than 20 of the rarest or least known dog breeds in the U.S. More...

U.S. Cellular rewarding to teachers to help classroom

U.S. Cellular is donating $1 million to fund teacher classroom projects through its Calling All Teachers program. Last year, the company contributed $500,000 towards educational materials for improved classroom experiences. More...

Positive youth grow into positive adults

The Developmental Assets Framework, developed by the Search Institute, suggests that positive, healthy youth development depends on the presence of developmental assets. More...

Stop the Kaboom Music and Arts Festival this weekend

Music, art and community action come together on August 1-3 at the Woodshed Disc Golf Course in Paw Paw, for the 4th annual “Stop The Kaboom” Festival. More...

Growing places with the Master Gardeners

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State & feds: More tests will monitor chemical spilled in Elk River

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What’s Next, West Virginia?

The time is right for deep conversations about our state’s future; conversations that connect the good work that is underway, bring new voices into the mix, and encourage innovative thinking. What’s Next, West Virginia? More...

Highway department to finish home demolition work

Five buildings owned by the West Virginia Division of Highways (DOH) along the right of way established for a shelved 522 bypass around Berkeley Springs will be demolished in the coming months. More...

CEOS big part of County Fair

Community Educational Outreach Service women from Morningside, Hemlock & Town And Country CEOS clubs that helped at the Morgan County Fair. More...

Vacation Bible School

Calvary Bible School will be hosting International Spy Academy 2014 vacation Bible school on August 4-8. They will have songs, crafts, games, goodies and dramas. Kindergarten through eighth grades will meet each day from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon. More...

BIRTH

Stephanie Shoemaker and Darren Shoemaker, Hedgesville announce the birth of their daughter, Addison Monroe Shoemaker, weighing 7 lbs. 9.6 ozs. at Berkeley Medical Center, Martinsburg on July 16, 2014. More...

Shenandoah National Park hiking trip

Hikers of all ages are weldome to join veteran hiker Bob Floren for a hiking trip in the Shenandoah National Park on Wednesday, August 13. The trip is being sponsored by the Potomac Valley Audubon Society. More...

Raising the American Flag

Cubmaster Doug Hamrick and Webelo Brandon Pindell raised the American Flag at the opening of the Morgan County Fair. More...

Class of 1964 to be honored at Homecoming

The 27th annual school homecoming of former students and friends of Bath District and Berkeley Springs High School will meet on Saturday, September 27 at Cacapon State Park. More...

Last week of Energy Express

Energy Express heads into its last few weeks with “Community” week. More...

Attorney General warns travelers of E-ZPass email scam

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginians about a phishing scam targeting E-ZPass customers through their emails. More...

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