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It’s Stacy–Healthy Eats: Burrata Salad

Burrata Salad I am certain that my Great-Grandmother, Arizona Henry, never used or heard of Burrata cheese, but that has not stopped me from remembering her telling me to explore different foods. She always told me that the best way to stay healthy was to eat a wide variety of[Read More…]

Getting a taste of Mountain State tourism

by Kate Shunney West Virginia’s newest Governor’s School closed out their first summer session with Mountain State students at Cacapon State Park during the last weekend of June. Students, teachers and coordinators of the Governor’s School for Tourism met with Cacapon park staff and specialists, bike trail leaders, the Park[Read More…]

Bath council approves 20% water rate increase

by Trish Rudder With very little pushback from the audience at the Bath Town Council meeting that began with the public hearing on the 20% water rate increase, the council unanimously passed the second reading on the water tariff proposal. The new tariff will increase the minimum monthly bill for[Read More…]

Record dry heat saps rivers and runs

by Lisa Schauer It’s not your imagination. The weather this summer is hotter and drier than normal, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures recorded at the weather station located at Cacapon State Park south of Berkeley Springs shattered previous record highs for June, and continue to spike in July.[Read More…]

Michael Robert Pushkin

Michael Robert Pushkin 1947-2024 Michael was born on September 29, 1947 in the Bronx, N.Y. He went to the Bronx High School of Science and then to Hunter College, where he received a degree in Psychology. He enjoyed a winter in Minnesota followed by a brief time in Berkeley, California.[Read More…]

Therese Thomas

Therese Thomas Therese “Moel” Thomas peacefully left this world one week before her 87th birthday with her loving goddaughter, Nori Slater (Love) by her side. Born in Rusk County, Texas, to Wilma Gartman and Asbury Lawrence Burt Heaton, Moel grew up in Grand Prairie, Texas with her sister, Sondra, who[Read More…]

Leslie Lyle Avey

Leslie Lyle Avey 1931-2024 Leslie Lyle Avey, 92, Athens, passed away Sunday June 30, 2024, at his residence. Born July 31, 1931, in Hedgesville, W.Va., the son of the late Paul R. and Edna Mohler Avey. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, and a retired Supervisor at General Telephone Co.[Read More…]

Ellis performs with The Sarasota Ballet in Ashton tribute

by Kate Evans A professional dancer with Morgan County roots has been living the dream of being a professional dancer and dancing with The Sarasota Ballet in Florida since 2022. Israel Ellis has performed in their tribute to legendary choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton — founder of The Royal Ballet —[Read More…]

Berkeley Springs fireworks on Friday

Berkeley Springs will put on a free public display of fireworks at Widmyer Elementary School this Friday, July 5 at dark. Parking is available at the school and nearby at Berkeley Springs High School. Visitors are encouraged to carpool when possible. Public safety officials will be on hand to assist[Read More…]