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Child advocate group to hold training sessions in June

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Eastern Panhandle will soon be holding a volunteer training session at our Martinsburg office. The two-week training session begins Monday, June 5, and concludes Thursday, June 15. Classes will be held Monday through Thursday for both weeks, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. There[Read More…]

Hancock to hold Trails Day events this Saturday

National Trails Day, this Saturday, June 3, will be celebrated in Hancock with activities and speakers. The festival will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hancock is Maryland’s official Trail Town, located on the C&O Canal and near the midpoint of the 250-mile-long Tuscarora Trail, which branches off the[Read More…]

Angela Christine Gallik

Angela Christine Gallik Angela Christine Gallik, 38 of Largent, West Virginia passed away on May 17, 2023. Angela was a Constant reader and loved ROCK music. She will be sorely missed by many. Angela is survived by her Parents Erik Krakau, Barbara & Brian Kendall, Grandmothers, Shirl Tarbox and Betty[Read More…]

Janet Ruth (Gebhart) Hare

Janet Ruth (Gebhart) Hare 1933-2023 Janet Ruth (Gebhart) Hare, 89, of Parkville, Md., passed from this life on May 15, 2023, at Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, after a long illness. She was a resident of Oak Crest Village Retirement Community in Parkville. Born July 28, 1933 in Islip, N.Y., Janet[Read More…]

Craig Martin Yost

Craig Martin Yost 1964-2023 Craig Martin Yost, age 58, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at War Memorial Hospital. Born October 23, 1964 in Morgan County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Lester Glen and Eleanor Mildred Coffman Yost.å He was a graduate of[Read More…]

Gary Eugene Jones, Sr.

Gary Eugene Jones, Sr. 1949-2023 Gary Eugene Jones, Sr., age 74, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at Winchester Medical Center. Born March 4, 1949 in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Jack Raymond and Mary Frances Hood Jones. He was a Christian. Gary[Read More…]

Discovery of body opens suspicious death investigation

On Friday morning, local emergency officials were alerted to the discovery of a deceased body on a property off Winchester Grade Road south of Berkeley Springs. Law enforcement officers who responded to the remote area along a creek are now treating the incident as a suspicious death, and continue to[Read More…]

Chip Shots – Bittersweet ending to baseball season

Bittersweet ending to baseball season by Jim Buzzerd Last week was the first time I mentioned the West Virginia University baseball team in the 2023 season. They were having a fantastic season. The Mountaineers were 39-13 overall and 15-6 in the Big 12 heading into a three game series at[Read More…]

Jimmie Joe Richardson, Jr.

Jimmie Joe Richardson, Jr. 1985-2023 Jimmie Joe Richardson, Jr., age 37, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died on Friday, May 12, 2023 at his mother’s home in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Born May 27, 1985 in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of Bobbie Jo Riggleman Visco of Berkeley Springs, W.Va. and the[Read More…]

Frank J. Subasic

Frank J. Subasic 1940-2023 As the sun set on the beautiful late afternoon of May 16 in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, Frank J. Subasic completed his remarkable journey at the age of 82. Frank’s focus on family, faith, friendship, music, and community were cornerstones of his life. Even during his final[Read More…]