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West Virginia has a severe shortage of direct care professionals: Here’s how you can help

West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Help your community while earning money — that’s the opportunity that the West Virginia pathways to Professional In-Home Care is offering. The West Virginia Department of Human Services has partnered with the West Virginia University Health Affairs Institute to create a new training[Read More…]

David Gareth Foulds

David Gareth Foulds David Gareth Foulds passed from our lives on Wednesday, June 5th at Winchester Hospital. He was born and lived his formative years in Missouri before moving to San Antonio, Texas, to attend Trinity University. Between his junior and senior years, he volunteered as part of Operation Crossroads Africa[Read More…]

Brian W. Peck

Brian W. Peck 1959-2024 Brian W. Peck, age 65, of Warfordsburg, Pa., went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 9, 2024, at home with his family by his side. Brian was born on April 8, 1959, in McConnellsburg, Pa., the son of the late Warren F.[Read More…]

Charlotte Evelyn Clippinger

Charlotte Evelyn Clippinger 1938-2024 Charlotte Evelyn Clippinger, age 85, of Warfordsburg, Pa., passed peacefully at home on Friday, June 7, 2024. Born August 16, 1938 in Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of the late D. Franklin and Blanche Ray Robinette, and wife of Donald E. Clippinger. In addition to[Read More…]

Roger Lee Youngblood

Roger Lee Youngblood 1946-2024 Roger Lee Youngblood, age 77, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., died on Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at his home surrounded by his loving family and while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. Born December 10, 1946 in Martinsburg, W.Va., he was the son of Cecelia[Read More…]

Bath councilman Hall resigns; O’Connell fills seat

by Trish Rudder Town of Bath Councilman Tom Hall resigned his position on the town council recently to work full time at the Harpers Ferry Water Department to replace a water department member who died. Hall had been working there part time during his tenure as a councilman. Hall previously[Read More…]

Lillian Morgan wins scholarship

Lillian Morgan was one of three students to receive scholarships from the Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation. The Foundation awarded $194,000 in scholar- ships this year to students in Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan counties. This year, they received over 200 applications from exceptional students. Each application showcased a unique set[Read More…]

Eidolon ice cream social to be held June 22

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society (PVAS) is hosting an open house and ice cream social at Eidolon Nature Preserve on Saturday, June 22, from 1-4 p.m. Join us at the beautiful Eidolon Nature Preserve for an open house and ice cream social. We will gather in the big parking lot[Read More…]