Local health officials on watch for coronavirus

by Kate Evans Local health officials and physicians are prepared for and watching for any emergence of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Some 15 confirmed cases in the United States have been linked to travel to China, especially to Wuhan in Hubei Province where the outbreak originated. There are no confirmed cases in West…

30th International Water Tasting starts Thursday

The 30th Annual Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting festival kicks off this Thursday, February 20 downtown as waters from around the globe are poured for panels of judges. The event this year welcomes more than one hundred waters from across the country and around the world. Preliminary judging starts Thursday, followed by water-themed seminars on…

Child resuscitated, hospitalized after ATV rollover Saturday

An 11-year-old child injured in a Saturday ATV accident was resuscitated by emergency medical personnel and flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries. A second child was evaluated for injuries and released after the incident. According to Morgan County 911 officials, dispatchers received a call at 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, February 15…

Berkeley Springs man fatally struck on U.S. 522

This story was updated at 1:15 p.m. to include details released from the West Virginia State Police about the identity of the victim and the circumstances of the incident. ———————————————————————- A Berkeley Springs man was struck and killed along U.S. 522 in the early morning hours of Sunday, February 16, according to local emergency officials.…

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