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David J. Ruifrok

1954-2018 David Jerome Ruifrok, 63, of Berkeley Springs, died Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at his brother’s home. Born April 24, 1954 in Prince George’s County, Md., he was the son of Wilhemus Jeromenus Ruifrok, Sterling, Va. and the late Norma Jean Carlson Ruifrok. He was a graduate of Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, Md. He was […]

State leaders reach deal on teacher, state pay on ninth day of strike

by Kate Evans Morgan County Schools and other schools across West Virginia remained closed on Tuesday, March 6 as teachers and school personnel held out for a 5 percent pay raise and fixes to their health insurance benefits. Locally, the walkout affected 2,374 students enrolled in six Morgan County schools and 321 school employees. A […]

Annual Multifest scheduled to begin Aug. 5 in Charleston, W.Va.

By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Multifest, West Virginia’s longest-running, and largest festival dedicated to the celebration of diversity, will be returning to the Haddad Riverfront Park in Charleston, beginning on Aug. 5. The three-day event will feature art, music, education, cultural programs and cuisine designed to[Read More…]