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Remembering the "Monster Milkshake" at Clarksburg's famous Canteen Restaurant

By Local News | April 11, 2017 10:00 PM
By Jeff Toquinto.  At the end of March, the wife and I had vacation time to use and opted for a trip to Myrtle Beach. That, of course, meant time at the beach and plenty of time looking for places to eat and grab a snack. One afternoon,...
 

Grapevine: Preparing for Easter and celebrating Easter traditions with family and friends

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | April 11, 2017 11:00 AM
If you remember last fall I had an abundance of mushrooms.  The last batch that we cleaned, I par boiled them, then I put them in quart jars, added hot water, a teaspoon of salt and a couple cloves of garlic. I put the lids and rings on them...
 

Terrance Hilliard pleads guilty to his role in murder; Could get up to 40 years in prison

By Local News | April 09, 2017 5:00 AM
One of the three defendants in a 2015 Clarksburg beating death pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to two felony charges.   Terrance Ray Hilliard, 23, of Clarksburg, could face up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to first degr...
 

Third Clarksburg resident arrested in connection with the murder of Ohio woman

By Local News | April 08, 2017 11:00 AM
By Alex Wiederspiel.  City police have arrested a third person Thursday afternoon in connection with the murder of an Ohio woman.   Warren Kip Hall, 49, of Clarksburg, faces one count of murder and one count of conspiracy...
 

Alek Marinaro and Oliverio brothers open "The Social Tap" at the Old Green Acres site

By Local News | April 08, 2017 9:00 AM
It’s a familiar place. There are some familiar names behind this new business as well. And if you are familiar with the location and those individuals who are opening up the area’s newest establishment, it’s very possible yo...
 

Bob-n-Along: Another walk down memory lane in downtown Clarksburg

By Bob Stealey | April 07, 2017 7:00 PM
It has been a while since we last took a trip down memory lane in downtown Clarksburg. A few months ago, I wrote about the stores and businesses that lined West Pike Street, but today, I'd like to list some of the places that were si...
 

Dominion and United Gas Workers Union Local 69 reach four year labor agreement

By Local News | April 01, 2017 9:00 AM
After reaching a tentative agreement at the end of February, the United Gas Workers Union and Dominion have officially ratified a new labor contract.   The new four-year pact is retroactive to April 1, 2016 and expires April 1...
 

Bob-n-Along: To know or not to know the future - that is the question!

By Bob Stealey | April 01, 2017 8:00 AM
Most likely if I were a TV weatherman, on this day I'd be calling for a 100 percent chance of a 30-day April ahead, and I'd have no fear of being contradicted. But what will April bring for us? The month of March was such an enig...
 

Medical Marijuana in West Virginia Passes in the State Senate; House to Consider Next

By Local News | April 01, 2017 7:00 AM
WV METRONEWS.  State Senator Bob Beach (D – Monongalia, 13) said Thursday, if nothing else, passage of the Medical Cannabis Act in the West Virginia Senate was a major achievement.   “The Senator from Logan [R...
 

WV Officials Note 45th Anniversary of 26th Amendment That Lowered Voting Age to 18

By Local News | April 01, 2017 12:00 AM
by Mac Warner, WV Secretary of State.  Sometimes when people mention the United States Constitution, they might be able to recite the 1st Amendment’s rights to free press and freedom of religion, or they might speak of the 2nd Amendment...
 
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