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

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 18, 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...
 

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

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 17, 2018 12:00 AM
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...
 

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...
 

Family and Friends to Remember Former D'Annunzio Bakery Co-Owner Peggy D'Annunzio

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 03, 2018 9:00 PM
Margaret Frances “Peggy” D’Annunzio, 85, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at her residence, surrounded by her daughter Terry Durst and granddaughter Anjelica D’Annunzio.   Sh...
 

Major TV Networks to Air President's Visit to Charleston; Thousands Expected to Attend

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 21, 2018 12:00 PM
When President Donald Trump last visited Charleston, it was as a candidate for the office he now holds. It was May 6, four days before the primary election. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich dropped out of the race days before, mak...
 

Delegates Iaquinta, Hamrick and Queen Vote FOR Supreme Court Impeachments

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 17, 2018 6:00 PM
The House of Delegates this past Monday considered articles of impeachment not just on a single political figure but on each sitting member of the state Supreme Court. The only justice who isn’t under consideration for impeachment...
 

Family & Friends Remember Businesswoman and Nursing Home Owner Roxanne McDaniel

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 17, 2018 12:00 PM
Roxanne McDaniel, 75, of Bridgeport, left this life on Sunday, August 5, 2018, to join her heavenly Father. She passed away at her residence surrounded by her children. Roxanne was born on July 24, 1943, to the late Frank Folio and Mary Fernan...
 

Aviation Hall of Fame Featuring Astronaut Jon McBride Coming to Harrison County

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 04, 2018 5:00 AM
By Jeff Toquinto.  Another big name is on its way to the Robinson Grand in downtown Clarksburg. This time, however, it’s part of a private event honoring West Virginia’s leaders in aviation and aerospace.   Ac...
 

SOLD OUT! Oct. 20th Grand Opening of Robinson Grand Sells Out in Less Than Two Hours

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 25, 2018 8:00 AM
The Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center announces its GRAND OPENING event on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. featuring acclaimed comedian and talk show host, Jay Leno, with after-party entertainment by the internationally-accla...
 

One of Anthony Bourdain's last "Parts Unknown" shows filmed at Lost Creek Farm

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 06, 2018 6:00 AM
By Mike Costello.   When Bourdain visited Lost Creek Farm, I knew who he was. It took his tragic death for me to understand why he truly mattered. Last Friday morning started out well within the realm of the ordinary. Just before 7 a....
 
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