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Mac J. Pittman, Jr.

Mac J. Pittman, Jr. 1932-2022 In deepest sorrow, the family announces the passing of our father, Mac J. Pittman, Jr., of Hancock Md., on May 11, 2022. Mac was born October 13, 1932, at home, in Thompson Township, Pa. Mac is the son of the late Mac J. Pittman, Sr. and Amber P (Younker) Pittman.…

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Paula Rae Barney

Paula Rae Barney 1949-2022 Paula Rae Barney, age 72, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at her home. Born November 26, 1949 in Greensboro, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Paul Gerald and Dorothy Jane Willey Youngblood. She was a Christian. Paula was a graduate of Berkeley Springs High…

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Irvin L. Henry

Irvin L. Henry Irvin Lewis Henry, 89, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, May 14, 2022 at the Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Facility in Winchester, Va. Arrangements are being handled by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs.

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Chip Shots – Baseball Update

Baseball update by Jim Buzzerd The West Virginia University Baseball Team is currently 28-18 and 10-8 in the Big 12 Conference. That record is good enough for a current RPI of 39. After a Tuesday game with Pitt in Morgantown the Mountaineers have a three-game series at Oklahoma this weekend and complete the regular season…

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Homeless Coalition gets grant from Community Foundation for hotel sheltering

Morgan County Homeless Coalition has received a $1,730 grant from the Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation’s Housing Action Fund to support sheltering individuals who are homeless. Homeless Coalition officials said they will use the money to help cover costs of sheltering families in local hotels during the cold weather months (November through February). “This grant…

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Berkeley Springs sending 8 to Class A/AA State Tennis Championships

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Tennis Teams competed in the 2022 Region I Tennis Championships last Wednesday and Thursday, May 4 and 5. The Tribe were looking for individual and doubles titles along with team titles and also trying to qualify as many players as they could for the Class A/AA State…

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War Memorial marks 10 years on Healthy Way

by Lisa Schauer Staff members at War Memorial Hospital gathered recently to celebrate the facility’s tenth anniversary. Located about a mile and half from the original hospital, which opened as The Pines in 1934, the modern War Memorial Hospital opened at 1 Healthy Way in Berkeley Springs on April 28, 2012. “I remember just a…

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Medical cannabis company adds West Virginia dispensaries to holdings

by Kate Shunney Trulieve, the medical cannabis company that recently acquired the Harvest cannabis operation in Hancock, has added a West Virginia cannabis dispensary business to their holdings. Trulieve acquired Greenhouse Wellness West Virginia Dispensaries, LLC. The company now has permits to open 10 dispensaries across West Virginia. Trulieve currently has two operating medical cannabis…

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Public hearing set for $34.7 million school budget

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board approved their proposed Fiscal Year 2023 total budget of $34,752,708 for publication at their May 3 meeting.  School Treasurer Ann Bell gave her budget presentation at the meeting before the school board’s vote. The proposed total budget revenue consists of an estimated general current expense fund of…

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