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Judge Keeley sentences Jamaican man to 38 months in prison for phony prize scheme

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 18, 2018 3:00 PM
A federal judge handed down sentences in three federal cases Friday. The cases included convictions against a Jamaican man convicted of conducting a lottery scam, a Michigan man convicted of heroin distribution, and a North Carolina man...
 

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

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 18, 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...
 

Secretary of State Mac Warner Declares September "National Voter Registration Month"

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 17, 2018 7:00 PM
Secretary Warner Declares September as National Voter Registration Month   Charleston, W.Va.  – Ahead of the 2018 General Election in November, West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner is proud to join fel...
 

HELP WANTED: WV Dept. Highways Offering Competitive Wages and Longterm Employment

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 17, 2018 7:00 AM
The West Virginia Division of Highways is continuing with recruitment events throughout the state in order to fill its 500 vacancies ahead of the Roads to Prosperity Highway Program that was passed in October. DOH’s most recent hir...
 

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

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 17, 2018 12:00 AM
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...
 

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...
 

Professional Football Player, Businessman Rudy Colombo Dies at 82; Funeral is Tuesday

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 01, 2018 8:00 PM
Rudolph Patrick "Rudy" Colombo, 82, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away on August 29, 2018, following an extended illness.   He was born on May 18, 1936, in Harrison County, the youngest son of the late Battista and Anton...
 

Grapevine: A Little Trip Down Memory Lane; The WV Italian Heritage Festival at 40

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 29, 2018 12:00 AM
This week I got started enjoying the WV Italian Heritage Festival for this year. I attended the Pasta Cookoff on Saturday and the Pasta Luncheon and play at the Robinson Grand Theatre on Sunday. Both events were very enjoyable and we...
 

20 Candidates File for Two Seats in Supreme Court Special Election; None from North Centra...

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 27, 2018 6:00 AM
WV Secretary of State Mac Warners has confirmed that wenty people have filed to run for two seats on the state Supreme Court in this November's general election.  There are 10 candidates who filed for each seat. None of the 20 candida...
 
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