May 17, 2017 RSS feed / News

Student identified

The late Linda Moss Michael was one of the students pictured in our Photo of the Week “Mr. Grove’s class” on April 26. More...

Updated comprehensive plan for Bath approved

The Town of Bath has a comprehensive plan in place as of May 2, when it was unanimously approved by the town council at its regularly scheduled meeting.  Planning commission president Rebecca MacLeod said all public comments were considered from More...

Worship Schedule

Open Arms Ministries, 3 1/2 miles west of Hedgesville on Rt. 9 (Johnsontown), 304-258- 4256 or 304-279-3005 - Sunday morning 10:30 a.m.; Sunday evening 7 p.m. and Tuesday Bible study and youth activities 7 p.m. More...

Students present Worship Service

The Berkeley Springs Seventh-day Adventist Church on Valley Road 11 a.m. worship service on Saturday, May 6, was presented by the Junior/Earliteen class. More...

American Legion Auxiliary news

National Poppy Weeks starts May 22 and runs through May 28.  Poppy Day in Berkeley Springs will be Saturday, May 20 with Poppy Chairman Lynn Rose and members of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 60 distributing the familiary Red Poppy in front More...

Cacapon State Park free events

Friday, May 19  Nature Center Open: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.  7:30 p.m. Sunset Walk - Wrap up the day with a walk close to the time of sunset. Meet on the front porch of the Lodge.  Saturday, May 20  Nature Center Open: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.  More...

NARFE May meeting

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Morgan County Chapter 2263 will hold their monthly meeting at Cacapon State Park dining room on Tuesday, May 23.  All are welcome to attend for fellowship and dutch treat lunch at noo More...

Leetown bird walk

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society is sponsoring a bird walk on the grounds of the U.S. Geological Survey's Leetown Science Center on Saturday, May 20.  The walk starts at 7:30 a.m. and led by Bob Dean and Heather Walsh.  More...

Roach makes second Apple Butter Festival quilt

Mary Roach returns for a second year as the maker of the official quilt for 2017’s Apple Butter Festival in Berkeley Springs. More...

Reading the Messenger At the seashore

Berkeley Springs magnetism was at work when this group of strangers "accidentally" met and ran into each other three different times while vacationing on Chincoteague Island, Va. More...

Chemical spill at bank closed branch for hours

The main branch of CNB Bank in Berkeley Springs was evacuated on the morning of Tuesday, May 9 due to response for a chemical reaction in the building.  More...

Warner makes Morgan County stop

West Virginia’s Secretary of State Mac Warner visited the Morgan County Courthouse last Thursday, May 11. Warner met with local elected officials and visited the County Clerk’s office. More...

School board delays decision on funds for Warm Springs Run dams

The Morgan County School Board voted 4-1 at their May 8 meeting to table their action on a cost-share funding agreement with the West Virginia Conservation Agency for operation, repair and maintenance of the Warm Springs Run watershed dams until they More...

Berkeley Springs Center honors 17 employees for their years of service

Berkeley Springs Center recently honored 17 employees as part of its 20-Year Club celebration at Canaan Valley Resort on April 21.  Every year the Berkeley Springs Center hosts an awards banquet to recognize employees who have 20 years of servic More...

Senior Life Services menu

Thursday, May 18 - Open faced roast beef sandwich, mashed potatoes with gravy, spiced spinach and fruit cocktail.  Friday, May 19 - Beef and cheese burrito, spanish rice, stewed tomatoes and pineapple.  Monday, May 22 - Hot dog with beans More...

National Day of Prayer

There was a record turnout for National Day of Prayer on May 4 at the Berkeley Springs State Park with 90 people in attendance and seven pastors.  Music was performed by a local group, “Hymns For Him,” consisting of Seth Place on key More...

Gospel sing

Michael’s Chapel gospel sing will be held Sunday, May 21, 6 p.m. featuring The Master’s Four from Mercersburg, Pa.  Special guests will be Sybil Brexel and Mike Fox.  The church is located at 844 Michael’s Chapel Rd. More...

Relocation of the Charter for Ye Towne of Bath NSDAR

The Morgan County Commission approved the relocation of the original charter for Ye Towne of Bath Chapter NSDAR to the commission hallway on May 3.  More...

Cat Café opens in Berkeley Springs

Give Purrs A Chance Cat Café, (GPAC) the first cat café in West Virginia, opened on May 12, in Berkeley Springs.  The cat adoption center will have up to 40 cats running free in their large Victorian house. More...

Dancing through summer: local teens to take training to new level

As many young people are wondering what they’ll do with their summer break ahead, a group of local dancers is already preparing for intensive training over the summer to improve their art.  More...

Round The Town

—TEACHER JOKED: They said we’re behind on student achievement, so in order to catch up, summer vacation has been shortened to 45 minutes.  —This Saturday, May 20, is Armed Forces Day.  —Any defoliation by gypsy moth More...