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WVDNR warns boaters about boat safety and new laws prior to Memorial Day festivities

By Local News | June 11, 2017 1:08 PM
Ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is reminding people to be safe when operating their boats on the state’s waterways.   DNR officers held a press conference on the bank of...
 

Calling All Entrepreneurs! Enter your business plan pitch to win $10,000 to get started

By Local News | June 11, 2017 10:00 AM
By Jake Lynch.  The West Virginia Good Jobs Pitch Contest is looking for entrepreneurs who want to start, grow or save their business. Enter to win up to $10,000!   The deadline to apply is June 19. Applications accepted...
 

Congressman McKinley will seek re-election; Will not run against Joe Manchin for Senate

By Local News | June 04, 2017 10:00 AM
Regpublican First District Congressman David McKinley announced this week that he will not challenge Democrat United States Senator Joe Manchin in 2018.   Manchin is up for re-election to another 6-year term.  He has announced th...
 

Clarksburg Waldomore Set to Reopen June 11th

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 01, 2017 8:30 AM
Clarksburg, WV, June 1, 2017 – The Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library will celebrate the completion of renovations of Waldomore by holding an open house on Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. The pre-Civil War mansion was the home...
 

"Meet the Candidates" for Clarksburg City Council and Clarksburg Water Board

By Local News | June 01, 2017 6:00 AM
There are a total of ten candidates vying for four posiitons on the city council.  Current council members Bob Caplan, Ryan Kennedy and Jim Malfregeot are seeking re-election.  Current councilman and former mayor Sam "Zeke" Lop...
 

Popular Businessman and Restauranteur "Chicken Louie" Bonasso dies at age 85

By Local News | May 28, 2017 1:00 PM
Louis Ignatius “Chicken Louie” Bonasso, 85, of Mt. Clare, WV, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness. He was born in Wyatt, WV, on October 7, 1931, a son of the late Pete and Ka...
 

COULD IT BE THE RUSSIANS? Internet Sensations "Gramma and Ginga" Facebook Hacked

By Local News | May 28, 2017 8:00 AM
By Jeff Toquinto.  They are internet sensations not just here and throughout West Virginia, but have worldwide fame as well. Yet even Harrison County’s own Gramma and Ginga aren’t immune from internet hackers. The Facebook se...
 

Salem Developer Purchases Tom Davis Garden Center Property on Route 50

By Local News | May 27, 2017 2:00 PM
A Bridgeport business location that has been around for decades that ceased operations more than a year ago following the death of its owner may soon see new commercial activity. Recently, the property was purchased and the new owner is looking to...
 

Grafton to Host 150th Anniversary of Longest Running Memorial Day Parade in the U.S.

By Local News | May 27, 2017 9:00 AM
By Alex Wiederspiel. The town of Grafton claims ownership to the longest running Memorial Day service in the United States. And, technically, they are right–according to Keith Barnes, Director of the West Virginia National Cemetery and...
 

Grapevine: Getting Ready for Memorial Day - The Official Start of Summer!

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | May 26, 2017 10:00 AM
The next holiday we will be observing will be Memorial Day. It was once referred to as Decoration Day but that name has been changed. The holiday is always observed on the last  Monday of May; this year being May 29.    In 1...
 
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