August 27, 2014 RSS feed / News

Bucket drive ban passes

With no opposition, the Town of Bath council passed a new law banning fundraising drives in town roadways last Tuesday, August 19. Councilman Rick Weber gave a second and final reading of the town law that bans bucket drives. More...

Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society

Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society met for their regularly scheduled meeting on August 12 in the fellowship hall of the First United Methodist Church with Cinda O’Neill presiding over the meeting in the absence of Fred Widmyer. More...

Free Grandparents Day events September 7

The Morgan County Partners in Prevention team will be sponsoring activities in the Berkeley Springs State Park on Sunday, September 7 to celebrate National Grandparents Day. Free activities and food will be available from 12 noon until 2 p.m. More...

DEA will put Hydrocodone in different class of drug

The U.S. More...

Smile Social for youth volunteers

Berkeley Springs Rehabilitation and Nursing residents had a summer filled with the youth in the community with many intergenerational events. More...

Fourth Annual Walk with Tori

The annual Walk with Tori, for Scleroderma research will be held at Doub’s Woods Park in Hagerstown, Md. on Sunday, September 14. More...

Birthday luncheon in the garden

The ladies of Morningside CEOS had their monthly birthday luncheon in the Garden of Blue Moon in Shepherdstown. The birthday ladies this month were Shirley Hillgren, Doris Mitchell and DiAnne Breen. More...

Shepherdstown Film Society announces fall film schedule

The Shepherdstown Film Society announced its fall, 2014 series. This season starts our eleventh year of providing free films for Shepherd University students and faculty, and the Shepherdstown community. More...

55 Plus Community Luncheon and Meeting

The 55 Plus Community ‘Pot Luck’ luncheon was held at the First U.M. Church on August 18, with 55 in attendance. A welcome went out to all those in attendance having a birthday or anniversary. There were six first timers. More...

FAMILY REUNIONS

CRONE The 50th annual reunion of the Crone family will be held on Sunday, September 14 at 1 p.m. The reunion will be held at Flintstone Methodist Church. Take exit 65 from Interstate 68 and go towards Flintstone. More...

Mini-grants available for Governor’s Day

Volunteer West Virginia is now accepting applications for Governor's Day to Serve Mini- Grants. Non-profit organizations that wish to host a Day to Serve service project may be eligible for up to $500. More...

WV Attorney General: Potomac Highlands Airport Authority has to follow West Virginia meeting laws

The State Attorney General’s office has sent an opinion letter to Mineral County Prosecuting Attorney James W. Courrier Jr. More...

Plea offer proposed in Parks & Rec embezzlement

Investigations into the theft of $30,000 from Morgan County’s Parks and Recreation board by former treasurer Mike Burks are wrapping up, board members announced at a meeting on Wednesday, August 20. More...

BIRTH

STONEBRAKER

MaryBeth Stonebraker and Colton Stonebraker, Great Cacapon announce the birth of their son, Gaige Davis Stonebraker, weighing 8 lbs. 6.4 ozs. at Berkeley Medical Center, Martinsburg on August 8, 2014. More...

Story time at Word of Deliverance

Family Reading Night will be held on September 7 at 6 p.m. for children 11 and under at Word of Deliverance Church on Honeycrest Drive off Winchester Grade Road. Story time will include a craft and a snack. More...

Strader anniversary

Frank and Vivian Strader of Morgan County celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on July 18. Both are originally from Braxton County. They met in 1958 when he was stationed in the Army at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen, Md. More...

4th Annual Community Candelight Vigil

The Morgan County Partnership will be hosting its 4th Annual Community Candlelight Vigil on Thursday, September 4 in celebration of National Recovery Month. More...

Class of 1974 reunion

Berkeley Springs High School, Class of 1974, 40th Class Reunion, front row, left to right, Kim McCoy-Luttrell, Tanya Waugh- Lineweaver, Mark Ayers and Kip Andrews-Omps. More...

Lechliter completes ROTC

Dillon J. Lechliter has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army after successfully completing the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program and graduating with a bachelor's degree from West Virgina University, Morgantown. More...

Morgan County Fair winners

Dept. K-needle arts Cross stitch Counted, adult, first, Nancy Menapace. Crocheted items More...

Hancock High School Class of 1964

Hancock High School class of 1964, 50th class reunion was held Saturday, August 16, at Cacapon State Park Lodge. Pictured left to right, first row: Fran Shives and Carl Trostle. More...

Area bridge groups meet for fun & serious competition

On any given week from Monday through Friday, one can find at least one game of bridge taking place somewhere in Berkeley Springs with a number of avid regular players. Participants enjoy the fun, socializing and the challenge of the game. More...

Eastern Panhandle Agricultural Field Day

The Eastern Panhandle Agricultural Field Day will be held at Michael’s Farm on Luther Michael Road in Berkeley Springs on Saturday, September 13, 3-7 p.m. More...

State Workers’ Comp rates to drop for tenth year in a row

West Virginia employers will see a projected $32 million in workers’ compensation premium reductions in the coming year, and have seen a savings of more than $280 million since the program was privatized in 2005. More...

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