October 4, 2017 RSS feed / Opinions

Welcome back, friends

We welcome old and new friends back to Berkeley Springs for this weekend’s Apple Butter Festival. Some 44 years ago, a group of young folks had the great idea to revive a downtown harvest festival and show off local arts and crafts. More...

Keep reading those papers

This week also happens to be National Newspaper Week. When S.S. Buzzerd founded The Morgan Messenger in 1893, there wasn’t such a thing as National Newspaper Week. More...

Wish I’d said that

It always seems impossible until it’s done.  —Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)  Anti-apartheid activist, South African president  If you find a “Wish I’d Said That,” send it in.   More...

It’s almost here!

One of the most unique and well-watched contests during the annual Apple Butter Festival is the turtle race. Kids are particularly dedicated to the event, which can be surprisingly fast-paced. More...

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