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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...
 

Commentary: Veteran and Secretary of State Warner Weighs In on NFL's Anthem Controversy

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 01, 2017 10:00 AM
Chaos Theory and Leadership By Mac Warner, West Virginia Secretary of State A butterfly flaps its wings in New Mexico causing a hurricane in China – so goes “the butterfly effect.” It’s a dramatic example of chaos th...
 

Clarksburg native Kim Craig named Distinguished Alumnus of WVU School of Business

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 23, 2017 5:00 AM
The West Virginia University College of Business and Economics will induct four graduates into its renowned B&E Roll of Distinguished Alumni during WVU Homecoming Weekend. This year’s honorees, who represent various industries, will...
 

Fairmont State to Honor Three with Harrison Co. Ties with Annual Alumni Awards

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 17, 2017 8:00 AM
As part of Homecoming 2017 for Fairmont State University, nine exceptional alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Brunch at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. This year’s Homecoming theme is “Fairmont Flashback 1967”...
 

Jim Griffith, Respected Longtime Manager of Benedum Airport, Dies at Age 70

By Local News | September 05, 2017 10:00 AM
James R. “Jim” Griffith, 70, of Isaacs Creek Rd., Good Hope, died Monday, September 4, 2017, at home with his loving wife, Georgette, at this side.   Griffith was best known and respected as the longtime manager of the Ben...
 

Funeral services announced for very popular singer-song writer Glen Shaffer, Jr.

By Local News | July 25, 2017 10:00 AM
Popular musician and one of West Virginia's best guitarists, Glen Franklin Shaffer, Jr. 38, of Bridgeport passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017. He was born April 9, 1979 in Grafton, WV; son of Glen Franklin Shaffer, Sr. and the l...
 

Young entrepreneur Alessandro Cava headed to stockholders meeting in California

By Mike Queen | June 20, 2017 4:46 PM
Most teenagers spend the summer taking advantage of being out of school.   Vacations at the beach, spending time with friends, sleeping in, summer camps, athletic practices, all star sports opportunities....and maybe even a pa...
 

WI High School graduate Mrs. Hilda Cork observes 104th birthday with friends

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | June 19, 2017 2:00 PM
When you see the number "104" what does it conjure up in your mind?  Maybe a mailbox, maybe a street number or maybe the balance on your cell phone bill.  But have you ever been to a birthday party where the guest of honor was...
 
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