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Paul David Lawyer 1936-2023

On November 25, 2023 our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and uncle passed into eternal life. Senior Chief Petty Officer (Ret.) Paul David Lawyer, 87, was born in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. on September 1, 1936 to Harry and Pearl (Laign) Lawyer. David graduated from Berkeley Springs High School in 1954 and[Read More…]

Charles Edward Michael 1924-2023

Charles Edward Michael, 99, of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia passed away on November 25, 2023 at the Berkeley Springs Health Care Center. Charles (Ed) was born on October 15, 1924 to Charles W. Michael and Ottie B. Shade Michael in Berkeley Springs. He served in the United States Navy during[Read More…]

Richard Lee Harrington, Sr. 1946-2023

Richard Lee “Rick” Harrington, Sr., age 77, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center in Winchester, Va. Born September 5, 1946 in Martinsburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late Donald Earl and Helen Louise Main Harrington. He was[Read More…]

Sheree Lynn Farris 1958-2023

Sheree Lynn Farris, age 65, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Saturday, November 25, 2023 at Winchester Medical Center. Born September 27, 1958 at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, she was the daughter of Bobby Thomas and Rita Maxine Parlette Farris both of Berkeley Springs. She attended Hope Community[Read More…]

Invasive spotted lanternfly continues to expand its range; pest officials ask for public’s help

by Kate Evans The invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) continues to expand its range as it threatens fruit trees, hardwood trees and crops in many states, including West Virginia,  Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia.  The insect was first found in Pennsylvania in 2014. The spotted lanternfly was first sighted in Berkeley[Read More…]

Buck firearms season open

West Virginia’s buck firearms season started Monday, November 20 and will run through December 3. There is a concurrent antlerless deer season going on during the same weeks. “West Virginia’s buck firearms season is a cherished tradition that spans generations and unites us in our love for the outdoors,” Gov.[Read More…]