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Bob-n-Along: Thoughts on repealing and replacing Obamacare: the Affordable Care Act

By Bob Stealey | March 09, 2017 6:00 AM
There has been quite a lot of talk lately about Obamacare, or, as the creators of it have preferred to call it, the Affordable Care Act (ACT). From all the information I've been hearing about it, since it became an actual system of medica...
 

Governor Justice seeks legislative permission to furlough thousands of public employees

By Local News | March 08, 2017 11:00 AM
On the 16th day of the legislative session, Gov. Jim Justice is asking state lawmakers to pass legislation allowing for employee furloughs in the event of a fiscal emergency.   According to a release from the governor’s...
 

Notre Dame Announces 2017 Class of "Irish Legends" including Sacred Heart Center

By Local News | March 05, 2017 6:00 AM
The Notre Dame & St. Mary's Irish Legends Gala will be held on Saturday, April 8 at Via Veneto. The gala is Notre Dame & St. Mary's version of a hall of fame and honorees are selected based on outstanding achievement and/or signifi...
 

Mac Warner works with County Clerks to cancel 36,635 voters from registration files

By Local News | March 04, 2017 12:00 PM
Prior to taking office, West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner expressed concern over keeping West Virginia’s voter registration files up to date and accurate. Upon taking office January 16, 2017, Secretary of State Warner began acting...
 

Dot Underwood named Harrison County's Field Service Rep for Secretary of State's Office

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 04, 2017 7:00 AM
West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner is pleased to announce that Dot Underwood has joined his staff as Field Service Representative for Tyler, Pleasants, Doddridge, Harrison, Ritchie, Gilmer, Braxton, Wood and Wirt counties.  ...
 

Grapevine: The move to our new house is complete and Celebrating Easter

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | March 01, 2017 5:00 PM
Much has been said and I praise the press for all the wonderful coverage they provided for the Progressive Women's Association "Women of Distinction" awards luncheon.    First, I want to commend Ironda Campbell for...
 

Rick Rock announces seven additional weeks of flights from Benedum to Orlando, Florida

By Local News | March 01, 2017 8:00 AM
For those of you wondering when there would be more flights out of Bridgeport’s North Central West Virginia Airport, there’s some good news. NCWV Airport Director Rick Rock has confirmed that additional destination flights have been ad...
 

Mayor Goings says renovated Robinson Grand Performing Arts to open in Spring of 2018

By Local News | February 27, 2017 6:39 AM
Clarksburg Mayor Cathy Goings expects the old Robinson Grand Theater, now the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center, will open on schedule in Spring 2018.   “It’s very exciting,” she said on Friday’s ed...
 

Bob-n-Along: Elks Lodge Returns to Harrison County Area; Officers Elected for 2017-18

By Bob Stealey | February 26, 2017 7:24 AM
Today's Bob'n'Along deals, at least partially, with the return to the Clarksburg area of a fine tradition that was in hiatus for a couple of years.   Now I should state here at the outset that despite any gossip that...
 

Veteran and longtime Clarksburg businessman "Dody" Spagnuolo dies at age 77

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | February 26, 2017 7:00 AM
Antonio “Dody” Spagnuolo, age 77 and a longtime Clarksburg businessman, passed away suddenly on February 24, 2017 at his “happy” place, his gas station “Spags”, with his sons beside him. He was born February...
 
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