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WV Culture & History to Dedicate Archive of Works and Letters of Sen. Jennings Randolph

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 20, 2018 10:00 AM
WV MetroNews.  Close to 900 boxes of now fully cataloged materials from the archives of former U.S. Senator Jennings Randolph (D-W.Va.) will officially be made available to researchers in the Mountain State and worldwide on West Virginia...
 

One of Anthony Bourdain's last "Parts Unknown" shows filmed at Lost Creek Farm

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 19, 2018 6:00 AM
By Mike Costello.   When Bourdain visited Lost Creek Farm, I knew who he was. It took his tragic death for me to understand why he truly mattered. Last Friday morning started out well within the realm of the ordinary. Just before 7 a....
 

Woody Thrasher Out as Secretary of Commerce; Governor Says Investigation Continues

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 17, 2018 9:00 AM
WV MetroNews.  Last Thursday, Gov. Jim Justice asked for and received the resignation of Commerce Secretary Woody Thrasher, the administration announced in a news release. That now means the government arm of West Virginia economic develo...
 

Family and Friends Remember WWII and Korean War Veteran Jack Nardella of North View

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 16, 2018 5:00 AM
Jack Nardella, 97 of North View Community of Clarksburg, WV passed away on June 13, 2018 at his residence with family by his side.  He was born October 26, 1920 in Sardis, WV, son of the late Giuseppe Antionio and Grace Colucci Narde...
 

ESPN Football Announcer, WI Graduate Mike Patrick to be Recognized by City on Monday

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 09, 2018 8:00 PM
The City of Clarksburg has deep roots in sports legends.  The City has honored Jimbo Fisher, Mike Carey, and now it’s time to recognize famed ESPN sportscaster Mike Patrick. Patrick is a Clarksburg native who will be honored b...
 

Grapevine: PWA Hosts "Women of Distinction" Luncheon; FSU President was Speaker

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 04, 2018 4:00 PM
On Friday, June 1st, the Progressive Women's Association presented the "Women of Distinction Award" to ten deserving Harrison County Women.  The PWA hosted a luncheon in their honor.   The women honored were...
 

Catholic Church Organist for More Than 70 Years; Friends to Remember Mary Ann Angotti

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 04, 2018 3:00 PM
Mary Ann Basile Angotti, 91, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport.   She was born in Anmoore, WV, on November 17, 1926, a daughter of the late Antonio and Vincenza...
 

Bishop Bransfield, Regional Catholic Community Celebrate the Life of Father Leo Lydon

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 02, 2018 8:00 AM
Reverend Leo Bernard Lydon, 95, of Bridgeport, WV died on Sunday, May 27, 2018.  He actively and faithing served the Catholic Church for more than seven decades.   Father Lydon was born in Buck Run of Fink, WV, on April 3...
 

Memorial Service Held for Dr. Kyle McCammon Who Practiced Here for Many Years

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 29, 2018 12:00 AM
Dr. Kyle McCammon of Bridgeport passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 in Glenn, Michigan. Dr. McCammon spent many years in the Clarksburg area as a practicing physician.   He was born on October 4, 1959, in Iola, Kansas, the son of Dua...
 

Respected Harrison Co. Democrat Party Leader Sarah Rose Dies at 86 After a Short Illness

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 28, 2018 10:00 AM
Sarah Jane (DeMarco) Rose, 86, of Shinnston, went to be with her Lord and savior on Tuesday May 22, 2018 at her home and surrounded by her family.  She was born on June 17, 1931 in Owings, WV. The daughter of Frank DeMarco and Mary...
 
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