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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...
 

Krystian's Kolumn: Looking Forward to a Special Visitor for Thanksgiving This Year

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | November 18, 2017 3:00 PM
Kid, you’ll move mountains.  ~ Dr. Seuss Temps are dropping, and last week I helped my dad with fall clean up and that came with cleaning the fireplace that I am lucky enough to have in my living space. Already I find myself in t...
 

WOMEN WANTED: "Step Up for Women" Program to Begin in January at RCBI Bridgeport

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | November 11, 2017 3:00 PM
A successful training effort at the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is expanding to address industry needs across north central West Virginia. The Step Up for Women Pre-Apprenticeship Program will begin offering tuition-free classes to women a...
 

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...
 

Grapevine: November is Here, Honoring Some Special Women and a New Sign for the PWA

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | November 04, 2017 11:00 AM
Welcome November....and it won't be long before we welcome Thanksgiving. This is a very special holiday when we gather with friends and family and give thanks for all we have, especially for good health.   Last week we had...
 

Krystian's Kolumn: A Great Trip to Harpers Ferry, WV and Shining Scars Reaches 1,000 Kids

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | November 04, 2017 10:00 AM
"Be stubborn about your goals, and flexible about your methods." It’s such a fun time of year, with Halloween and treats to give out this week; I couldn’t help dressing up and decorating pumpkins!  ...
 

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.  ...
 

Delegate Ben Queen says Historic Tax Credit will Aid Clarksburg with Downtown Projects

By Local News | October 29, 2017 8:00 AM
By Brad McElhinny.  Both houses of the state Legislature today passed a bill allowing certain tax information to be shared between the state Tax Department and designated employees of the state Division of Highways. &nbs...
 

OPERATION WARM: Clarksburg Firefighters to Provide 150 City Children with Winter Coats

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 28, 2017 5:00 PM
This fall, over 150 Clarksburg children from low income families will receive brand-new winter coats courtesy of Clarksburg Fire Fighters.    For the 4th consecutive year, Clarksburg Firefighters have partnered with "...
 

As Halloween approaches, Jeff Toquinto remembers Chiller Theater and "Chilly Billy"

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 28, 2017 9:00 AM
When I first heard that Meadowbrook Mall would be host to a first-ever “Zombie Walk” a few years ago and continued with their fourth one last weekend, I was pretty certain that it would draw a big crowd. That first year, I wondered how...
 
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