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Grapevine: PWA to Celebrate Black History Month with Women of Distinction Luncheon

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 21, 2019 12:00 AM
The month of February will soon be here and in keeping with tradition the Progressive Women's Association (PWA) of Harrison County will call special attention to Black Culture Month. In doing so, special recognition will be given to the accomp...
 

Community Leaders Recognize Jim Jarrett with Naming of County's New 911 Center

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 20, 2019 6:00 AM
  Named for visionary Jim Jarrett, the Harrison-Taylor Emergency 911 Communications Center in Charles Pointe held a ribbon cutting and stone unveiling Thursday morning. After those festivities was a program featuring speake...
 

Coach Holgorsen Issues "Farewell Letter" to Mountaineer Football Fans

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 10, 2019 6:24 AM
Outgoing West Virginia football coach Dana Holgorsen submitted this farewell letter that appeared in Sunday’s edition of The Dominion Post:   After eight seasons in Morgantown, I am beginning a new chapter in my coaching...
 

Wilson Currey, Longtime Educator, Principal and School Board Member Dies at 88

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 04, 2019 1:00 PM
Wilson W. Currey died January 3, 2019. He was born on June 3,1930 in Shinnston, WV and reared on the banks of the West Fork River.   Wilson was the son of the late Ralph B .and Thelma J. Currey who were long term residents of...
 

Dr. Nell Bailey, First Woman to Serve as VP at Marshall University, Dies at 84

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | December 28, 2018 7:00 AM
Dr. Nell Bailey, formerly of Huntington, West Virginia, died peacefully at the Shenandoah Health and Rehab Center on December 22, 2018 as a result of a catastrophic fall in 2013.   She was born on January 18, 1934 in Salem, West Virgi...
 

Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court; Joe Manchin is the Only Democrat to Vote "Yes"

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 07, 2018 12:00 AM
The U.S. Senate voted Saturday to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, with both of West Virginia’s senators among those voting in favor of confirmation.   Kavanaugh, who was sworn in Saturday, replaces Ant...
 

Senator Manchin, Attorney General Morrisey Agree to Two Debates Before November Election

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 05, 2018 1:00 PM
According to WV MetroNews and Talkline host Hoppy Kercheval, U.S. Senate candidates Joe Manchin and Patrick Morrisey are set to meet for two debates in the coming weeks: Oct. 14 in Wheeling and Nov. 1 in Morgantown. Election Day is Nov. 6. The...
 

WV's 2nd Secretary of State Granville Davisson Hall Born in Harrison County Sept. 17,1837

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 04, 2018 12:00 AM
{Courtesy of the Waldomore - The Clarksburg Public Library}  Granville Davisson Hall was born in Harrison County, West Virginia on September 17, 1837. Hall was a well-known chronicler, businessman, and an important state founder. He...
 

Grapevine: The 2018 Italian Festival is in the History Books and What a Festival it was!

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 04, 2018 6:00 AM
This Labor Day I find myself relaxing after a hectic but wonderful weekend and reliving all the memories created during this year's Festival.   Discounting attendance at the Late Nite Catechism play last week my festivities started...
 

Family and Friends to Remember Former D'Annunzio Bakery Co-Owner Peggy D'Annunzio

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 03, 2018 9:00 PM
Margaret Frances “Peggy” D’Annunzio, 85, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at her residence, surrounded by her daughter Terry Durst and granddaughter Anjelica D’Annunzio.   Sh...
 
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