Police ID man found deceased in car Tuesday evening

UPDATED March 15, 10:40 a.m. The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed that their investigation into the  death of a Virginia man on Tuesday, March 13 leads them to believe the man died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.  His body was discovered Tuesday evening in a vehicle in Great Cacapon. The man was identified […]

Dorothy L. Stephens 1933-2018

Dorothy Lee Stephens, 84, of Berkeley Springs, died Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Winchester Medical Center. Born November 15, 1933 in Montgomery County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Albert Charles and Catherine Teresa Manning Goodenough. She attended Union Chapel United Methodist Church. She worked for the goverment in accounting. She was active with Job’s Daughters. […]

Oliver Robertson

Oliver Robertson, infant son of Bradley Wayne and Lesley Nicole Crigger Robertson of Berkeley Springs, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Berkeley Medical Center, Martinsburg. In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, Lucius Robertson, at home; paternal grandparents, Scott and Lisa Robertson, Rocky Mount, Va. and Sandy and Tony Pagens, Glade Hill, Va.; […]

Donald L. Ricci 1942-2018

Donald Louis Ricci, 75, of Berkeley Springs, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Garret Regional Medical Center, Oakland, Md. Born June 24, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pa., he was the son of the late Albert and Helen Peca Ricci. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Berkeley Springs. He attended public schools in […]

MacKenzie M. Miller 1976-2018

MacKenzie Michael Miller, age 41, of Berkeley Springs, WV, died on Friday, March 9, 2018 at his home. Born December 27, 1976 in East Stroudsburg, PA, he was the son of Bobbi Jean Michael of Berkeley Springs and George Allen Miller and his wife Barbara of Berkeley Springs. He was a 1995 graduate of Berkeley […]

Marian R. Kerns 1930-2018

Marian Ruth Kerns, 87, of Berkeley Springs, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Winchester Medical Center. Born November 29, 1930 in Hancock, she was the daughter of the late Austin William and Ann Mea Miller McCusker. She was a Christian. She graduated from Hancock High School. She worked for London Fog for 20 years. She liked reading the […]

Ruth E. Johnson 1939-2018

Ruth Elizabeth Johnson, age 78, of Berkeley Springs, WV, died on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the Hospice of the Panhandle Inpatient Facility in Kearneysville, WV. Born September 4, 1939 in Fulton County, PA, she was the daughter of the late Leroy Woodrow and Marjorie Helen Weaver Brakeall. She was a member of St. Mark’s […]

Nancy Wyld Hewitt Garbark 1925-2018

Nancy Wyld Hewitt Garbark, age 93, of Berkeley Springs, WV, formerly of Farmington, PA, died on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at her home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. Born February 22, 1925 in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry V. and Kathryn Claire Weckerley Wyld. She was […]

Winter potholes on Hancock bridge get state’s attention

BY GEOFF FOX Over the course of this winter, the 80-plus year old U.S. 522 Bridge over the Potomac River, connecting Maryland and West Virginia, has been pocked with a wide variety of potholes ranging from small and shallow to medium and deep. Potholes are formed when moisture seeps into tiny crevices in pavement, both […]

Human remains found at Green Ridge State Forest

Maryland State Police are trying to identify human remains that were discovered Sunday, February 25, in Green Ridge State Forest in Allegany County. According to police, shortly after 5:15 p.m. on February 25, troopers from the Cumberland Barrack received a call from an individual who reported he was exploring in an area of the State […]