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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...
 

Businessman Roger Ward to Construct New Facility on Platinum Drive for HVAC Supplier

By Local News | November 12, 2017 11:00 AM
It’s been vacant for a number of years, but the property to the left of the Citynet building off of Platinum Drive is about to see a new business going into place. On Monday, the Bridgeport Planning Commission gave approval to the site devel...
 

UHC Emergency Room Nurse Samantha Pill Goes Pro with Women's Boxing Career

By Local News | November 12, 2017 8:00 AM
From the time she first entered the ring, Samantha Pill captured the hearts of boxing fans. The United Hospital Center nurse/emergency department supervisor and mother of two young children trained every chance she got, much of it while worki...
 

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...
 

EPA to Hold National Hearing on Effects of Clean Power Plan in Charleston on Nov. 28-29

By Local News | November 11, 2017 5:00 AM
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to hold a public hearing in Charleston on its proposed repeal of the so-called Clean Power Plan.   The EPA ann...
 

SPECIAL ELECTION CERTIFIED: 3,752 Harrison County Voters Pass $1.6 Billion Road Bond

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | November 10, 2017 9:00 AM
West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner issued a proclamation yesterday that the results of the October 7th special election for a constitutional amendment allowing the issuance of road bonds are now certified.   Voters st...
 

City of Clarksburg Secures $6.5 Million in Tax Credits for Robinson Grand

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | November 09, 2017 3:30 PM
The Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center is closing a major chapter in funding.  Today, within Council Chambers, City Manager Martin Howe presented an overview of New Market and Historic Tax Credits which were used to assist in financing the...
 

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...
 
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