June 19, 2013 RSS feed / News

State invited to ring in W.Va’s 150th birthday

Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has invited schools, churches, and individuals across the state to participate in a bell ringing in honor of West Virginia’s 150th birthday.  The statewide bell ringing will be held on Thursday, June 20 at 1:50 p. More...

Relay For Life block party Saturday

The second annual Relay For Life Block Party will be Saturday, June 22, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Berkeley Springs Moose Lodge parking lot. The event is sponsored by Mountain State Cruisers and Berkeley Springs Moose Lodge.  More...

West Virginia turns 150 years old on Thursday

June 20 is West Virginia Day, and this year the occasion has special significance, since 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the creation of the state.  Several events in Morgan County and across the state have been organized to mark the occasio More...

Celebrates 100th birthday

Winona Hofe Shade celebrated her 100th birthday at Autumn Acres Personal Care Center surrounded by her family and friends on Wednesday, June 12. She was born June 12, 1913 in Great Cacapon, the second child of Raymond N. Hofe and Mable Shockey Hofe. More...

Concert

The Stevens Family; aka Willing Vessel from Arden, W.Va., will be in concert at the Black Oak Independent Bible Church, Warfordsburg, Pa. More...

Guest speaker at Unity

Elaine Silver will be guest speaker and musician in a special service on Sunday, June 23, 11 a.m. at Unity of Berkeley Springs. Unity meets at St. Mark’s Episcopal, 180 S. Washington Street. More...

New LDS Elder Missionaries

Elder Bryce Payne and Elder Holden Steed, missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, have transferred to other areas to complete their two-year missions. More...

Activities

Thursday, June 20 - All centers closed for West Virginia Day.  Friday, June 21 - Tap dancing 9:30; bingo 10; music with Bonnie Close 12:30.  Monday, June 24 - Isometric exercise 8:45; canasta 9; line dancing 10:30; brown bag bingo 12:15; fr More...

Car flipped on Johnson’s Mill

This Toyota Celica, driven by Kayla Currington, hit a ditch and flipped over traveling down Johnson’s Mill Road on Saturday. More...

Session on open meetings and ethics

Open Meeting and Ethics training on June 26 at 11 a.m. by Joan Parker of the West Virginia Ethics Commission in the Commission Meeting Room.  The public is encouraged to attend.   More...

Hospice looking for volunteers

Hospice of the Panhandle is looking for those who are willing to give of their time to make a difference in the lives of others.  Volunteers can provide socialization, make veteran to veteran visits, give a much needed break to caregivers, share More...

Janet Lutman donates tabs for Shriners Hospital

Janet Lutman of Berkeley Springs, donated thousands of aluminum tabs to the Tri-State Daughters of the Nile on Sunday, June 2.  Too often, people wonder what to do with those pesky and seemingly useless aluminum tabs and simply discard them in t More...

Berkeley Springs selected as training location

The U.S. Department of Commerce selected Berkeley Springs as one of five training locations for a group of tourism officials from countries of the former Soviet Union. More...

Tye Souders is awarded Doctor of Pharmacy degree

Tye Souders earned his doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in Baltimore on May 17.  Souders graduated magna cum laude with a cumulative GPA of 3.85 and is a member of the Omicron Chapter of the Rho Chi Ph More...

Local woman hears a new world of sounds through a cochlear implant

Berkeley Springs resident Ronnie Grove is excited to be rediscovering the world of sound through the technology of a cochlear implant after living for over 52 years with profound hearing loss. More...

Internet outage hit pockets around county

Frontier Communications customers who rely on the company for their internet service were faced with delays and outages last week.  About 2,400 customers in Morgan County were affected by the internet outage, which was attributed to a fiber cut More...

Start building those barges!

The 11th annual Barge Bash will be held next Saturday, June 29 on the watered portion of the C&O Canal in Hancock. More...

Evening Vacation Bible School

Union Chapel United Methodist Church announces God’s Big Adventure, an evening Vacation Bible School for children in K through grade six in early July.  The adventure starts on Monday, July 8 at 5:30 p.m. More...

50th anniversary

Isaac T. “Ike” Bohrer and Penny Sue Dawson Bohrer celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 7, 2013. He was the son of the late Isaac Raymond and Jane Dailey Bohrer and she was the daughter of the late Leslie J. More...

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Senior Life Services Menu

Thursday, June 20 - All centers closed for West Virginia Day.  Friday, June 21 - Hamburgers, Harvard beets, macaroni salad and apple sauce.  Monday, June 24 - Meatballs in gravy, noodles au-gratin, Brussels sprouts and dessert.  Tuesda More...

Hampshire County concerts

Opening the Hampshire County Arts Council's 17th free summer concerts on the lawn series, Furnace Mountain will perform Sunday, June 23 at 5 p.m. at The Potomac Center, 1 Blue St. More...

Derecho storm response is subject of new state report

Following recovery from the powerful storm on June 29, 2012 that left much of West Virginia without power, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin called for a thorough analysis of the state’s emergency response efforts.  The “After Action Storm R More...

Coast Guard expansion will add 150 new jobs in region

A $15.9 million expansion of the Coast Guard Operations System Center (OSC) in Kearneysville will move forward soon, adding 150 new jobs to the area, said Senator Jay Rockefeller, Chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee More...

Morgan County banner wins Senior Olympics prize

A group of 12 Morgan County seniors participated in the 12th annual Senior Olympics at Potomac State College in Keyser earlier this month. More...

Morrison, McKinley complete healthcare certification

War Memorial Hospital employees Angela Morrison, left, and Janet McKinley, right, have received certification from the National Association of Healthcare Access Management as a certified healthcare a More...

Foxglove Garden Club install new officers

Thirty members of the Foxglove Garden Club met June 4 for formal tea and installation of new officers at the home of past president and vice president Velda Hoffman.  The tea was a gift of recognition to the members for their service to the comm More...

Potomac Edison continues vegetation management work

Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. More...

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