Tree cutting accident takes man’s life

by Trish Rudder A man in the Spruce Pine Hollow area of Morgan County died Sunday afternoon, December 8, from a tree cutting accident. George Janowiak, 76, of Ferrous Road died when the tree he was cutting down with a chainsaw fell on him, according to Morgan County Sheriff K.C. Bohrer. Bohrer said on Monday…

Lighten your load and keep stress at bay at Christmastime

by Kate Evans The Christmas holidays are always a time where there’s so much to do and the stress builds as you try to find the time to get it all done. Shopping, wrapping presents, baking cookies, cleaning and decorating the house, writing Christmas cards and attending Christmas parties and family get-togethers can all get…

State aims for May opening of Cacapon addition

by Kate Shunney Cacapon State Park Superintendent Scott Fortney last week said contractors, state officials and park staff are looking ahead to a possible May 2020 opening of the park’s new 78-room lodge addition. The three-story structure is largely under roof, and some windows have been installed in guest rooms. Steel partitions are up separating…

Christmas parade brightens Paw Paw streets

Commissioners approve $2.5 million, 10-year lease for responder radios and 911 components

Upgrades to 911 system will take 18 more months by Kate Shunney A several-month scramble to prepare for upgrades to Morgan County’s aging and glitch-prone 911 center reached a major milestone on Wednesday, December 4 with the approval of a $2.5 million contract with Motorola Solutions, Inc. That contract is a 10-year lease agreement between…

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