October 29, 2014 RSS feed / News

Engage Berkeley Springs creates permanent public art in town

The Morgan Arts Council (MAC) will launch the content phase of a multi-year project that involves two major initiatives on November 15. More...

D.A.R. program honors Vietnam War veterans

The Ye Towne of Bath Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution members plan a free Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Program on Veterans Day at the American Legion Post 60 in Berkeley Springs. More...

BIRTHS

PEARSE Jacqueline Taylor Pearse, Berkeley Springs announces the birth of her daughter, Luna Nicole Pearse, weighing 7 lbs. 9 ozs. at Berkeley Medical Center, Martinsburg on September 24, 2014. Maternal grandparents are Michael D. and Nancy L. More...

Early Morgan County neighborhood schools were a very different world

Where today’s school facilities offer modern amenities like hot cafeteria meals, organized team sports, technology and school bus transportation, things were much different for county schoolchildren in the late 1880s and early 1900s. More...

U.S. Silica named America’s Best Small Companies by Forbes

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced recently that it has been named to Forbes’ 36th annual list of America’s Best Small Companies. More...

Zachary Bowen inducted into Knights of Columbus

Knights of Columbus Council 12191, of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Berkeley Springs, held a 1st Degree Exemplification Sunday, October 5. More...

Scammers posing as police serving arrest warrant

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning citizens about a new telephone scam in which a person receives a call alleging there is a warrant out for his or her arrest, but the charges will be dismissed if the person pays a fine over the phone. More...

How to reach elected officials

State Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, Office of the Governor, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, WV 25305. Phone toll free: 1-888-438-2731. E-mail: governor@wvgov.org More...

Eta Chapter donates children’s books

Members of Eta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, comprised of women educators of the eastern panhandle, donated new children's books to their respective Department of Health and Hum More...

Shannondale Springs bird walk

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a birding trip to the Shannondale Springs Wildlife Management Area, on the east bank of the Shenandoah River in Jefferson County, on Saturday, November 8. More...

Facsimile of ballots combining 58th and 59th Delegate District

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA COUNTY OF MORGAN, TO-WIT: More...

Coldwell Banker Premier Homes raises money for local food bank

Coldwell Banker Premier Homes coordinated the sale of parking spaces at their office at 200 S. More...

Owl trips planned

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society is sponsoring two nighttime field trips in early November to watch experts catch, band and release migrating owls. The first trip will be held Monday, November 3, 5-10 p.m. More...

Cacapon Institute relocates to Morgan County

The Cacapon Institute has guarded streams and watersheds near the Cacapon River for 30 years. In an effort to protect even more water supplies, the institute will be relocating from High View in Hampshire County to Great Cacapon. More...

National observance to honor veterans

The annual National Veterans Day Observance is scheduled for Tuesday, November 11 at Arlington National Cemetery to honor all veterans who served and continue to serve in the military. More...

Annual Morgan Clergy dinner November 3

The annual Morgan County Clergy Dinner, to benefit Hospice of the Panhandle, will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 3 at the American Legion on U.S. 522 in Berkeley Springs. More...

Free wellness program

War Memorial Hospital and Valley Health Wellness & Fitness Services will offer a free program “Avoid Holiday Weight Gain” on Friday, November 7, at noon in Education Room B at War Memorial Hospital. More...

These were Morgan County’s public schools, from the late 19th Century until today

The Morgan County School History anthology published by the Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society in 1987 contains histories of all Morgan County public schools from the late 1800s until present. More...

Byers runs marathon

Todd Edward Byers ran his 302nd marathon at the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington D.C. on October 26. Byers is a member of the Berkeley Springs High School Class of 1981. More...

Veterans Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery open to all

The annual National Veterans Day Observance is scheduled for Tuesday, November 11 at Arlington National Cemetery to honor all veterans who served and continue to serve in the military. More...

American Legion Auxiliary news

President Linda Schlicht called to order the monthly meeting of The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 60, Berkeley Springs, with 18 members present, Thursday, October 9. More...

How to contact Morgan County officials

Morgan County Commission 77 Fairfax Street, Room 101, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411, phone: 304-258-8540. Commissioner Brad Close, phone: 304-867-3140. Email: bclose@morgancountywv.gov. More...

A Halloween hoe-down

This skeleton couple, playing dueling banjos, greets customers at Tony’s Butcher Block with spooky bluegrass music and flashing red eyes. More...

Harpers Ferry bird walk

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a birding trip to the Virginius Island section of the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on Thursday, November 6. The walk will begin at 8 a.m. More...

Story behind the CEOS Belles

The Most Charming and Quaint parade award was given to CEOS Morgan County Belles at the Apple Butter Festival. More...

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