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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park to begin boundary maintenance project

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va – From mid-October to mid-December, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park will be performing routine maintenance along its approximately 70 miles of perimeter boundary. The purpose of the project is to make sure park…Continue Reading

League and NAACP partner with Byrd Center on civic education

On Wednesday, October 11 The Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Educations will screen the documentary film I Voted? as the second program in a new series of events focusing on civic education and voting issues.  The…Continue Reading

Stonewall Jackson monument vandalized at Manassas National Battlefield Park

Manassas, Va. – The National Park Service (NPS) is actively working to remove paint that was poured and sprayed on the General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson monument at Manassas National Battlefield Park. The vandalism happened overnight…Continue Reading

“Humanities in the 21st Century” New Biennial Symposium

Shepherd University and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) are collaborating on a new biennial symposium, Humanities in the 21st Century, with the inaugural symposium, titled Humanities and the…Continue Reading

Gov. Jim Justice Town Hall Meeting in Martinsburg

Join Governor Jim Justice on Tuesday, October 3 for a town hall meeting on the Roads to Prosperity Amendment. This is an opportunity to ask questions regarding the statewide road bond election, which will be held on Saturday, October 7.

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Procter and Gamble Lab Opens in Berkeley Springs

BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV - A portion of the old War Memorial Hospital opened Sept. 12 as a new Procter and Gamble training lab. The Pines Opportunity Center has tenants such as the Morgan County EDA, P&G, and Blue Ridge Community & Technical…Continue Reading

Giving Circle Honors Betty Lou Harmison Of Berkeley Springs

The Two Rivers Giving Circle has honored Betty Lou Harmison, of Berkeley Springs, with its 2017 Preservation Award.

The award recognizes Harmison for her many years of support for preservation and conservation in Morgan County. It…Continue Reading

Shepherdstown and Charles Town Rotary Clubs Team Up to Provide Dictionaries to Jefferson Students

As they have done for many years, the Shepherdstown and Charles Town Rotary Clubs have teamed up this fall to provide free dictionaries and thesauruses to students in Jefferson County schools.

The two clubs buy the books with Rotary…Continue Reading

Interactive Zombie Experience Coming To Martinsburg In October

With the success of The Walking Dead plus popular movies, books and video games, the living dead are more popular now than ever. What would it be like to survive the outbreak in person?  Now there is a way to test your skills.

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Learn how African Americans defined their freedom during the Civil War

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — Step back to 1862 and explore the complex history of the US Civil War through the experiences of “Contraband,” enslaved African Americans seeking freedom behind Union lines.. Join the park’s living history staff…Continue Reading

WVCALA: Survey Reveals Legal Reforms Bring Fairness, Improve West Virginia’s Lawsuit Climate

Charleston, W.Va. – The legal reforms that were recently enacted in West Virginia have improved West Virginia’s lawsuit climate according to a survey released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform according…Continue Reading

LWV to sponsor meeting on October 7 - Special Election: Roads to Prosperity

On Saturday, October 7, a special election will take place in West Virginia to decide on a constitutional amendment to implement a program entitled Roads to Prosperity.

The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County is sponsoring…Continue Reading

ROCS Local Market opens newest store on Route 9 in Martinsburg

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – ROCS Local Market, the Eastern Panhandle-based chain of family-owned and -operated convenience stores, will hold a grand opening event Sept. 7 for its newest store at 976 Hedgesville Road in Martinsburg. The opening…Continue Reading

Shepherdstown Liquors Launches Raffle of Pappy Van Winkle’s 20-Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Shepherdstown Liquors is giving bourbon enthusiasts the exclusive opportunity to obtain a rare bottle of Pappy Van Winkle 20-year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey with a value over $2,000. This raffle will support the new Shepherdstown Public…Continue Reading

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy Development and Events Internship

Location: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Department: Membership and Development Department
Supervisors: Tiffany Lawrence, Vice President of Membership & Development
Type: Unpaid Internship

Position Summary:
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Family Pet Classes are now being offered by Martinsburg Parks & Rec

M-BC Parks & Recreation is offering Family Pet Classes. Maura Rogich will be conducting the classes, and they will take place at the Kester pavilion at Poor House Farm Park on Tuesday evenings from September 5 - October 17. The fee is…Continue Reading

Eastern Panhandle residents forming solar co-ops to go solar together

Neighbors throughout West Virginia’s Eastern are forming solar co-ops to save money and make going solar easier, while building a network of solar supporters. The Jefferson County Solar Co-op, the Berkeley & Morgan Counties Solar Co-op,…Continue Reading

First Morgan County Blue Lives Matter 5K Held

BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV - On July 29, over 70 people participated in the first Blue Lives Matter 5K in Berkeley Springs. The fundraising event was to create the non-profit Morgan County Officers Down Memorial Fund, a scholarship fund for students…Continue Reading

Landowners’ Pipeline Opposition Draws Crowd to Morgan Co. Commission Meeting

BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV - The Morgan County Commission held a public hearing on Aug. 2 to hear citizens’ concerns about proposed pipeline expansion by Mountaineer Gas Company from Martinsburg to another proposed pipeline from Pa., connecting…Continue Reading

New Little Free Library Now Open at South Jefferson Park

Adult patrons of South Jefferson Library put up a little library at South Jefferson Park.  The building was constructed and donated by Steve Hebert and Monumental Construction of Jefferson, Maryland.  He did a wonderful job making…Continue Reading

True Treats Historic Candy Announces Donations from Grandmother’s Purse

Harpers Ferry, WV – True Treats Historic Candy announced today the recipient of their twice-yearly “Grandmother’s Purse” donations, part of their commitment to donate 10% of their profits to not-for-profit organizations plus candy…Continue Reading

Cheryl Moyer is New PAH Program Administrator

Charles Town, WV — The Partnership for Affordable Housing is very pleased to announce the appointment of Cheryl Moyer as Program Administrator. Cheryl, currently Deputy Director of Community Networks, Inc., has represented CNI on the PAH…Continue Reading

Gas company wins ‘right of eminent domain’ hearing against family farm

Mountaineer Gas Company won an eminent domain hearing on June 30 against the Kesecker family and their Crossroads Canning Company. The gas company could take approximately 8.6 acres of the family’s farmland for a natural gas pipeline that…Continue Reading

Discovery Station Museum Announces New Logo And Rebranding

Hagerstown, MD—The Discovery Station announced the launch of a new Discovery Station logo as part of the ongoing evolution of the museum’s mission to provide learning experiences to thousands of children and families each year.

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Berkeley County Schools to offer Free Summer Food Service

Free Breakfast and Lunch is open to all children, ages 18 years and under, who would like to participate. For more information about these programs, please contact Berkeley County Schools Office of Child Nutrition and Wellness at 304-267-3500.

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ACFF Announces the Next Gen Capture Conservation Project & Contest

The American Conservation Film Festival challenges and invites young people ages 5 to 18 to create and submit a short video capturing what conservation and their relationship to nature and the world around them means to them.  The purpose…Continue Reading

AMAZING summer camp with Cacapon Institute