September 17, 2014 RSS feed / News

Trump directs ‘In the Red and Brown Water’ at Shenandoah

Shenandoah Conservatory kicks off its Shenandoah Theatre Lab series with “In the Red and Brown Water” under the direction of Berkeley Springs resident and Shenandoah Conservatory Associate Professor of Theatre, Kirsten Trump. More...

Cellos at Unity

Unity of Berkeley Springs at The New Earth Granary welcomes the “Cellos of Berkeley Springs” on Sunday, September 21, 10 a.m. More...

Presbyterian Church celebrates 140 years

The Berkeley Springs Presbyterian Church will celebrate 140 years of ministry in the community on Sunday, September 28 during and after their 11 a.m. worship. More...

St. Mark’s welcomes new priest

Rev. Brian Shoda recently became the priest of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Berkeley Springs and Mount Zion Church in Hedgesville. More...

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Tina Byers honored

Tina Ann Byers of Berkeley Springs was honored with the “Yorkie Angel” Award by Yorkshire Terrier National Rescue at their annual convention held in Nashville, Tenn. on September 6. More...

Statewide test of the Public Alert and Warning System

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State calendar contest entries due by October 1

Those wishing to submit entries for the 12th annual West Virginia Operation Wildflower “Roadsides in Bloom” calendar photo contest have until October 1. More...

Officials watch for new respiratory virus that’s targeting children

State and local health officials and schools are on the alert for a new respiratory virus-Enterovirus D68 (EVD68) that has been suspected of sickening hundreds of children in at least 10 states. No local cases have been reported. More...

WV Board of Education supports strengthening truancy policy

The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) on Thursday, September 12 placed Policy 4110- Attendance on public comment for 30 days following revisions that give county school systems more power to enforce compulsory school attendance. More...

Weekly hawk watches

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society and the Washington County (MD) Bird Club will co-sponsor regular weekly hawk watches at Maryland's Washington Monument State Park on South Mountain this fall. More...

Shepherd hosts college fair

Shepherd University is hosting a college fair September 22 and 23 that will give high school students and their parents the opportunity to visit with representatives from about 50 institutions. More...

Correction

Last week’s edition of The Morgan Messenger included a notice in “Round the Town” about the observance of Patriot Day on Thursday, September 11. We incorrectly stated that federal offices would be closed in honor of the day. More...

Susan Waugh honored by Chamber of Commerce

Susan Waugh is one of the local volunteers being honored by the Berkeley Springs-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce. She will join the other 66 members of the Apple Butter Festival Hall of Fame. More...

Up close & hungry

Robbie Buckles’ motionactivated camera at his cabin in Great Cacapon recorded an up-close encounter with a local bear recently. More...

Smith-McMullen wedding

Billie Jo McMullen and George Harvey Smith were united in marriage on May 31, 2014, by Rev. Steve Dawson and Rev. Robert Fisher at Alpine United Methodist Church in Berkeley Springs. More...

Senior Life Services

Activities Thursday, September 18 - Line dancing 1 p.m. Friday, September 19 - Bingo; tap dancing 9:30 a.m. More...

Collecting for local food pantries

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be collecting non-perishable food to help local food pantries on Saturday, September 27, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Hancock and Berkeley Springs. More...

WV tree fruit facts

This is the third in a series of gardening articles sponsored by the Morgan County Master Gardeners. More...

Book study

A book study at New Earth Granary begins Tuesday, September 23, 4 p.m. with Charles Eisenstein’s book The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible. More...

NRCS program cut-off dates

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) offers voluntary conservation program opportunities to qualified West Virginia landowners. More...

WV colleges receive federal grants

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a total of $2,339,280 through its Strengthening Institutes Program (SIP) to the University of Charleston and West Virginia Wesleyan College. More...

Hand, foot and mouth disease is circulating

A few cases of hand, foot and mouth disease are circulating locally. Morgan County Health Department nurse Patty Caldwell said the virus that causes it goes around every year after school starts. More...

MacCumbee assists with Sheriffs’ Youth Camp

Colton MacCumbee, a 2013 Berkeley Springs High School graduate, traveled to Cabell County this past July as a volunteer counselor for the statewide WV Sheriffs’ Association Youth Leadership Academy. More...

Free quarterly nutrition series

The Wellness Center is offering a free Quarterly Nutrition Lecture Series with Joan Starliper, MS, RD, LD. The next session in the series is Tuesday, September 23 at 6 p.m. More...

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