November 8, 2017 RSS feed / News

Bath Winter Fest parade, window contest accepting entries

The second annual Winter Fest Christmas parade will be held in Berkeley Springs on Saturday, December 2 at 5 p.m.  Anyone can enter a parade float or entry for free if they sign up before November 24 with the Town of Bath. More...

Community foundation participates in national effort to highlight impact of philanthropy

The Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation will join more than 780 community foundations across America celebrating Community Foundation Week November 12-18. More...

Festival of Light

The 19th annual Berkeley Springs Festival of Light showcases nearly 100 readers, healers and purveyors of sacred objects in the largest psychic fair and alternative healing expo in the region.  Staged at the Ice House on Saturday and Sunday, Nov More...

County Agent’s Corner

Extension Service  West Virginia University  304-258-8400 129 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411 www.wvu.edu/~exten/   WVU Extension Service presents  3rd Annual Mountaineer Cattlemen’s College  More...

Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society meets

Harold Michael opened the meeting with prayer. The minutes and treasurer’s report from September were approved. Patricia Widmyer reported the Christmas luncheon will be held December 12 at 12 p.m. at the Cacapon State Park.  More...

Reception for Naturalization Ceremony

Members of Ye Towne of Bath NSDAR provided a reception for 36 new Naturalized Citizens of the USA and their families and friends on Friday, October 27.  The countries represented were Burma, Cameroon, Columbia, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Indi More...

New state park in Maryland

The Board of Public Works has approved the purchase of 2,009 acres in Western Maryland by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources for the development of a new state park. More...

On the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley RR

Reading the Messenger

On Saturday, October 28 members of the 4-H Tuscarorian group from Great Cacapon took a trip to Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad and rode the New Tygart Flyer in Elkins. More...

State tourism office gets rights to use “Take Me Home, Country Roads” in marketing

The West Virginia Tourism Office announced it has obtained the rights to use “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” in its marketing efforts. More...

Local Master Naturalists hold meeting

The Potomac Valley Master Naturalist Program held its annual meeting October 28 at the Hospice of the Panhandle facility in Kearneysville.  More...

Recorder questions language in town ordinances

Town recorder Susan Webster, who heads up the Ordinance committee, said she will ask the town finance committee to approve a hotel/motel tax increase from four percent to six percent to become effective January 1, 2018. More...

Worship Directory

Berkeley Baptist Church, Route 522 and 13, 304-258-4101 - Breakfast 9 a.m., Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship service and children’s church 10:45 a.m. Food pantry distribution site call for more infor. Wednesday Bible study 7 p.m. More...

“Hyms For Him”

“Hyms for Him” in concert Sunday, November 12 at 6 p.m. at Wesleyan Chapel, Berkeley Springs, corner of Harrison Avenue and Vernon Street.  Everyone welcome. Rev. William Swope is the pastor.   More...

Warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are alerts of need for doctor’s care

According to the latest Alzheimer’s Association figures, some 5.5 million people in the United States are suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease. It is the sixth leading cause of death in older adults. There is no present cure for the disease. More...

Bird walk

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor an autumn bird walk along the Final Attack Trail on the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Md. More...

Round The Town

—MAN JOKED: During the war, my Grandpa survived mustard gas and pepper spray. More...

Community resources that can help people

Senior Life Services of Morgan County 304-258-3096 or 304-947-7922 • Meals for seniors age 60 and older Monday-Friday at Berkeley Springs and Paw Paw centers. More...