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Paw Paw Christmas parade carries on holiday tradition

by Lisa Schauer Paw Paw residents lined Winchester Street on a clear, cold afternoon this past Sunday for the town’s annual Christmas parade. “Whoop, whoop,” a Paw Paw police siren cut through the silence, announcing the start of a roughly 15-member parade of costumed characters, floats, carolers, first responders, Santa’s[Read More…]

Crowd enjoys biggest Winter Fest Parade yet

by Trish Rudder Against a sharp wind and colder temperature, about 4,000 parade watchers were bundled up in coats, hats, gloves and blankets to see the 6th Annual Winter Fest Parade in downtown Berkeley Springs on Saturday, December 3. The floats, trucks and cars were decorated with an abundance of[Read More…]

It’s Stacy: Healthy Eats — Sour cabbage

Sour cabbage My Great Grandmother, Arizona Henry, made her sauerkraut in clay crock pots every fall. She would spend hours shredding the cabbage in the kitchen, complaining about her arm being sore. She always called it sour cabbage. I always thought of kraut back then as gross and stinky. My[Read More…]

What’s up with egg prices?

by Kate Shunney Inflation has hit grocery shoppers hard in the last year, spiking the prices of nearly every item at least 30%. In the case of eggs, that price jump has been startling. Last week, a dozen eggs at the Dollar General in Berkeley Springs were priced at $4.70.[Read More…]

Free lunch & discussion on Economic Outlook for county, state

The Berkeley Springs-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce, CNB Bank, Inc, and the Morgan County Economic Development Authority (EDA) will sponsor lunch and discussion for this year’s Economic Outlook for the Eastern Panhandle this Thursday, December 8 at noon. Lyn Goodwin from the Morgan County EDA and John Deskins, Ph.D. from[Read More…]

County 911 dispatcher charged in drug stop involving fentanyl

by Kate Shunney An emergency dispatcher employed by Morgan County 911 was charged last week by police in Allegany County, Md. for drug possession. John D. Diehl of Burlington was charged on November 28 with possession of a controlled substance, non-marijuana and released on personal recognizance, according to Maryland court[Read More…]

Arson investigation into Youngblood Road fire ongoing

A mobile home fire that occurred in the Great Cacapon area on opening day of buck season is under investigation as arson. Morgan County 911 Center Deputy Director Marshall Younker said that the fire call was dispatched at 1:16 p.m. on Monday, November 21 to the 2000 block of Youngblood[Read More…]

Lady Indians drop first two games of season

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs Lady Indians opened up their 2022-2023 season with a road contest at East Hardy and a home contest with sectional rival Frankfort. On Tuesday, November 29 the Lady Indians traveled to Hardy County for a contest at East Hardy. The first quarter saw Berkeley[Read More…]