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Well Known for His Generosity and Kindness, Clarksburg Dr. Dino Colombo Dies at Age 81

By Local News | November 18, 2017 6:00 PM
Dr. Dino S. Colombo, 81, of Bridgeport passed away on Saturday November 18, 2017 at Monongalia General Hospital with his family by his side. He was born January 24, 1936 in Clarksburg.   A son of the late Samuel Colombo and Le...
 

President Trump Appoints Kris Warner to Lead USDA's Rural Development in West Virginia

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | November 05, 2017 3:00 PM
President Donald Trump has appointed Morgantown businessman and former Republican National Committeeman Kris Warner to serve as the State Director of the USDA's Rural Development in West Virginia.  The appointment was confirmed on Friday...
 

Funeral Services Set for Beloved Physician and Shinnston Resident Dr. M.V. Kalaycioglu

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | November 05, 2017 1:00 PM
Dr. M.V. (Kelly) Kalaycioglu, a beloved member of the Shinnston community where he practiced medicine for nearly 40 years, passed away in his home on Saturday, November 4, 2017, following an extended illness.   He was born on March 15...
 

HISTORY! RCB Lady Eagles Overcome Deficit to Win School's 1st State Soccer Championship

By Local News | November 04, 2017 1:00 PM
Report from The Charleston Gazette-Mail: BECKLEY – Charleston Catholic was 3:01 of game time away from a state championship. Just 5:49 later Robert C. Byrd was celebrating. Soccer can be a cruel game and the Irish was reminded o...
 

City Recognizes Johnny Workman and James DeMaria for Heroism and Bravery

By Local News | November 03, 2017 6:00 PM
Clarksburg City Council along with Fire Chief Rick Scott recognized Public Work's Assistant Superintendent Johnny Workman and Foreman James DeMaria for their act of bravery on October 12, 2017 in the North View section of town.  ...
 

Dr. Mirta Martin selected to become new president of Fairmont State University

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 21, 2017 12:00 PM
Dr. Mirta Martin will become the next president of Fairmont State University, the school’s board of governors announced during a meeting Thursday morning. Dr. Martin has more than 30 years of experience in higher education, banking...
 

A Gift After Life: Local educator honored to fulfill mother's wish to be an organ donor

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 15, 2017 9:25 AM
  By Jeff Toquinto.  Perhaps it was coincidence. JD Lister knows that’s in the realm of possibility even if he doesn’t believe it. For Lister and his family and friends, coincidence will have to take a back seat. Rid...
 

WVU Grad William J. Powell replaces Ihlenfeld as U.S. Attorney for WV's Northern District

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 14, 2017 2:00 PM
William J. Powell has taken the oath of office to become the United States Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia. Powell was nominated by President Donald Trump on August 3, 2017 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on October 3, 201...
 

Betty Crowley to be Recognized as a "Woman of Distinction" by the PWA of Clarksburg

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 13, 2017 9:00 AM
  In observance of National Italian Heritage Month for October, the Progressive Women's Association will honor ten women of Italian heritage during a noon luncheon on Friday, October 27. The event will take place at Uptown Event C...
 

Investment Banker Marie Prezioso will be Keynote Speaker for PWA Italian Culture Month

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | October 02, 2017 7:00 AM
The Progressive Women's Association has announced that the Italian American Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon will be held on Friday, October 27th, at noon at the Uptown Event Center. This luncheon is held annuall in observanc...
 
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