November 20, 2013 RSS feed / News

Berkeley Springs Book Festival will feature five new local books

The 2nd Berkeley Springs Book Festival will showcase more than 20 regional authors with nearly 100 titles for sale at the Ice House in Berkeley Springs. The free one day event on Saturday, November 30, runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  More...

Fall for Fitness 5K pulled runners from entire region

According to organizers, more than 250 runners, walkers, and spectators of all ages participated in the first Fall for Fitness 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, November 16 near Warm Springs Intermediate School in Berkeley Springs.  More...

Capito named to waterway projects bill committee

U.S. Representative Shelley Moore Capito has been named to the conference committee on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) announced last week. Rep. More...

Stonebraker receives national certification

Mary Beth Stonebraker, BSN, RN, CMSRN, recently received national certification in the medical-surgical nursing specialty having successfully fulfilled the educational, practice and written examination requirements administered by the Medical-Surgica More...

Shepherd cosponsors “Red Tails” film

The final event in Shepherd University’s Frank X Walker Appalachian Heritage Writerin Residence Project will be a showing of the film “Red Tails” on Friday, November 22, 7 p.m. at Reynolds Hall. More...

Medicaid Enrollment Clinic

Under the Affordable Care Act, WV Medicaid now offers insurance coverage to some individuals and families who were not previously eligible. More...

Morgan County Partnership

The Morgan County Partnership announces its Partners of the Quarter, which are Hannah Stewart, Program Coordinator for Starting Points and Brittany Fox, AmeriCorps VISTA for Morgan County Schools.  More...

Rabel joins race for 2nd Congressional district

Ed Rabel, a West Virginia native and Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist, has announced he is running for Congress from West Virginia’s 2nd Congressional district as the Mountain Party candidate.   More...

Lloyd Williams caught the “ghost burglar” before Welch hit the big time

When Lloyd Williams nabbed a small-time burglar in Berkeley Springs following a string of Christmas break-ins in 1965, he had no idea he’d arrested the biggest criminal of his career. More...

Foxglove Garden Club

Garden Club members gathered at the home of Margaret Biggs for the November meeting. President Linda McGraw recognized Biggs and co-hostesses Margaret Gordon, Linda Lockhart and Debra Gidlund for the luncheon. More...

167th Airlift Wing marks arrival of new commander

Col. Shaun J. Perkowski assumed command of the West Virginia Air National Guard’s 167th Airlift Wing from Col. Roger L. Nye during a ceremony at the Martinsburg base on Friday, November 15.  More...

Taxpayers want to know more about levy

Citizens gathered at community meetings at three outlying schools recently to tell Morgan County Schools officials what they think about a revised special levy that will be voted on in May.  The Morgan County School Board was set to decide the a More...

A Dickens of a Christmas in Berkeley Springs

A Dickens of a Christmas in Berkeley Springs will be held the first two weekends in December. A wide range of activities are scheduled for the event and all events are free on Saturday, December 7 and 14, 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. More...

Capito mobile office schedule

Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito has announced her upcoming mobile office hours for November and early December.  More...

CNB Bank staff raises funds and awareness

Throughout the month of October, the staff of CNB Bank supported their yearlong fundraising efforts for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life while raising awareness for breast cancer. More...

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Ministry to truckers dinner

Berkeley Baptist Church will hold a free spaghetti dinner in support of Transport For Christ, a Christian ministry to truckers on Saturday, November 23, 4-7 p.m.  Chaplain Jim Smalley will speak about the ministry to the trucking community. More...

Ditto DAR speaker

"Honoring Our Veterans" was the theme of the November meeting of Ye Towne of Bath DAR Chapter. Berkeley Springs resident Bill Ditto shared his experiences as a Marine during the Korean War. Most of his service was on the Battleship Missouri.  More...

Claymont birding trip

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a birding field trip on the historic Claymont property outside Charles Town on Sunday, November 24.  The trip will begin at 8 a.m. More...

Great American Smokeout this Thursday

The American Cancer Society is marking the 39th Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 21 by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. More...

All About Apples

Noah Brady’s colorful scene won second place in the drawing category for students grades nine-12 in the “All about apples” art contest that was associated with this year’s 40t More...

CNB employee for September

Jennifer Waugh was selected as the September 2013 Employee of the Month for CNB Bank, Inc. She has been employed at CNB Bank, Inc. since March 2001. More...

Reading the Messenger

Watching team USA

Colin McLaughlin, Katherine McLaughlin, Emily Young, Morgan Smailes and Erin McLaughlin took The Morgan Messenger with them to watch the U.S. More...

Folk jammin’ at the Granary

Over a dozen people armed with folk instruments went to jam at an open house in the New Earth Granary of downtown Berkeley Springs on Saturday, November 16. More...