Arts & Entertainment

Bob-n-Along: 1977 was a really big year for some really big hits in the music world

By Bob Stealey | March 24, 2017 7:00 AM
This week I thought we'd go with another "Big Year in Pop/Rock Music" theme, and the year I've chosen this time is 1977. There were several big hits on the charts in 1977, so without further ado, let's get started....
 

Bob-n-Along: Happy St. Patrick's Day and My Thoughts on Downtown Revitalization

By Bob Stealey | March 17, 2017 7:00 AM
Today I'll begin with a hearty greeting to you for a most jolly St. Patrick's Day and my best wishes to one and all, whether Irish or not, for a most prosperous and successful remainder of 2017. Thank goodness spring is only thre...
 

Mayor Goings says renovated Robinson Grand Performing Arts to open in Spring of 2018

By Local News | February 27, 2017 6:39 AM
Clarksburg Mayor Cathy Goings expects the old Robinson Grand Theater, now the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center, will open on schedule in Spring 2018.   “It’s very exciting,” she said on Friday’s ed...
 

Bob-n-Along: Elks Lodge Returns to Harrison County Area; Officers Elected for 2017-18

By Bob Stealey | February 26, 2017 7:24 AM
Today's Bob'n'Along deals, at least partially, with the return to the Clarksburg area of a fine tradition that was in hiatus for a couple of years.   Now I should state here at the outset that despite any gossip that...
 

Grapevine: We've seen our first Robin which means Spring is just around the corner

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | February 25, 2017 6:00 AM
This past week Dave and I attended the showing of the documentary The Wereth 11.  It was sponsored by the Historical Society and was shown at the Uptown Event Center.  It was in conjunction with the observance of Black Culture Month and...
 

Longtime Local Country Music Entertainer Jim Bunch Dies after Long Battle with Cancer

By Local News | February 15, 2017 6:00 AM
James Vincent “Jim” Bunch, 79, of Clarksburg, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017, at his residence following a long battle with cancer. He was born in Clarksburg, on June 9, 1937, a son of the late John Edward and Rena Mae R...
 

Clarksburg's Dyer Family Makes $25,000 Commitment to Help Support WVU Golf Program

By Local News | January 31, 2017 8:00 AM
By Jeff Toquinto.  Three decades ago, Tim Dyer was in a situation similar to current West Virginia University golfers Tristan Nicholls and Max Sear. Dyer had spent his freshman and sophomore years as a member of the WVU golf team –...
 

Bob-n-Along: Telling our city and county history in photographs was a labor of love

By Bob Stealey | January 19, 2017 3:00 PM
Generally in a column that I write, I would try to avoid aggrandizing my own efforts at anything I had done. However, in keeping with my weekly intent of keeping the themes of my columns centered on our fair city of Clarksburg, I found m...
 

Curtis Fleming to be inducted into Southern Trout's "Legends of the Fly Hall of Fame"

By Local News | January 12, 2017 12:11 PM
Voting concluded last week to determine the 2017 inductees into the Southern Trout Magazine's “Legends of the Fly” Hall of Fame ceremony to be held on February 3rd at the Atlanta Fly Fishing Show. And to know one's surpris...
 

Bob-n-Along: Let's all remember the real reason for the Christmas season

By Bob Stealey | December 16, 2016 6:00 AM
How might you best describe the celebration of a traditional Christmas? Since there are many facets of what Christmas means to different people, that'd be sort of a tricky question, and I mean whether you're speaking of Clarksbur...
 
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