Author: WV Press Sharing

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin announces $5.4 million for Brownfields clean up across West Virginia

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-WV, member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, announced $5,466,135 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Program for ten initiatives across West Virginia. The funding is made possible[Read More…]

West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore announces 2023 SMART529 “When I Grow Up” essay contest regional and teacher winners

Grand Prize Winner to be Announced at September Culture Center Ceremony WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer Riley Moore has announced the 15 regional student winners and statewide teacher winner of this year’s SMART529 “When I Grow Up” essay contest. Now in its 16th year, the annual essay[Read More…]

Fayetteville selected for National Planning Assistance Program to support outdoor recreation and community revitalization

WV Press Release Sharing FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — Fayetteville is one of 25 towns nationwide selected to receive planning assistance through the federal Recreation Economy for Rural Communities program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, the Appalachian Regional Commission, and the Northern Border[Read More…]

Media Advisory: Newspapers can republish content from digital issue of WVU Magazine

WV Press to share articles: ‘Committed to Memory’ feature on Alzheimer’s disease available today WV Press Feature Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.VA. — Pam Pritt, executive editor of WVU Magazine Communications, wants WV Press Association member newspapers to know that articles in WVU Magazine, which features a new digital format, are available for[Read More…]

‘Las Noticias en tu idioma con Sergio Rodríguez’ – Ocho – Los Dirty Birds of Charleston honrarán a la comunidad latina en el juego de béisbol del jueves

Intercambio de noticias de WV Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Las Noticias en tu idioma con Sergio Rodríguez está trabajando con el equipo de béisbol Charleston Dirty Birds para celebrar a la comunidad latina de la región, junto con los jugadores latinos en la lista. A partir de esta semana, el equipo[Read More…]

Marshall University prepares for Community Cares Week; hundreds expected to volunteer

WV Press Release Sharing HUNTINGTON, W.Va.— Marshall University is preparing to welcome hundreds of volunteers to its campuses for its annual Community Cares Week: Giving Back to the Herd.  Members of the #MarshallUFamily who have signed up to volunteer, including alumni, community members, students, faculty and staff, will join together[Read More…]

Board of Governors approves measures on WVU transformation including reduction in force, severance package plans

WV Press Release Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia University Board of Governors approved several measures during a special meeting Wednesday (May 17) related to ongoing transformation initiatives across the WVU System. The BOG approved issuing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to potentially amend:      ·       Proposed BOG Faculty Rule 4.7 – Reduction in[Read More…]

Report: Readers trust newspapers more than TV, social media for public notices

By Mark McCormick The Newspaper Manager America’s Newspapers just released its 2023 Local Newspaper Study, not only highlighting how news consumption and readers have changed but, as America’s Newspapers CEO Dean Ridings puts it, also “measuring the difference local newspapers make.” First, the big numbers. 218 million Americans access their local newspapers[Read More…]