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Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court; Joe Manchin is the Only Democrat to Vote "Yes"

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 07, 2018 12:00 AM
The U.S. Senate voted Saturday to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, with both of West Virginia’s senators among those voting in favor of confirmation.   Kavanaugh, who was sworn in Saturday, replaces Ant...
 

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

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 05, 2018 1:00 PM
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...
 

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

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 04, 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...
 

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

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 04, 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...
 

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

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 04, 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...
 

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

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 03, 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...
 

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...
 

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...
 

Governor's Appointments to Supreme Court Draw Criticism from Democrat Party Leader Tim Mil...

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 26, 2018 10:00 AM
Charleston, W.Va.  - Gov. Jim Justice has named House Speaker Tim Armstead and Congressman Evan Jenkins, both Republicans, to two Supreme Court seats that opened after almost a year of controversy. The announcements were made this m...
 
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