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Clarksburg Park Board Offers Explanation Over the Fireworks for Monday Night

By Mike Queen | July 05, 2015 7:30 AM
In response to the Connect-Clarksburg editorial suggesting that the fireworks planned for Monday night be moved to another location, Park Board Director John Cooper offered the following statement:     The City of Clarksburg...
 

First-Ever Special Olympics Dice Run Starts from Village Square on July 11th

By Local News | July 05, 2015 7:00 AM
For thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities, Special Olympics are pivotal to the development of teamwork, competitive spirit, and unconditional pride.  Harrison County is among the most active programs in West Virginia, with athl...
 

Vegas, Langley Lead The Greenbrier Classic After 36 Holes

By Ben Queen | July 04, 2015 5:00 PM
Rain was still a factor on Friday at the Greenbrier Classic during the second round of play in White Sulpher Springs, WV.   Jhonattan Vegas and Scott Langley currently lead the field at (-9). Behind those are seven who are a...
 

Editorial: Clarksburg Should Move Monday's Fireworks Away from VA Medical Center

By Mike Queen | July 04, 2015 4:30 PM
I'm sure it was NOT intentional.     In fact, one of the city leaders I spoke with about setting off fire works over the Louis A. Johnson Medical Center and the WV Veterans Nursing Home replied, "Oh my.  I never eve...
 

U.S. Senators Manchin and Capito Issue Statements Commemorating Independence Day

By Local News | July 04, 2015 2:00 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. — West Virginia’s U.S. senators issued statements in connection with Independence Day.   U.S. Senator Joe Manchin:   “Every July Fourth, America comes together to celebrate the b...
 

"Mr. Mathews", Beloved Custodian at Roosevelt-Wilson for Many Years, Passes Away at 86

By Local News | July 04, 2015 1:01 PM
Marvin “June” Lynch Matthews, age 86, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, June 30, 2015, at his residence in Stonewood, WV. Born December 20, 1928, in Hepzibah, WV, the son of the late Earnest Leslie Matthews and Verna...
 

Appointments Made For New Harrison County Economic Development Corp.

By Local News | July 03, 2015 9:00 AM
  After dissolving and reorganizing last Thursday, the Harrison County Commission has now appointed some members for the newly formed Harrison County Economic Development Corp. Senator Michael Romano (D- Harrison), was appointed...
 

DEP Finds "Little Concern" with Well Waste Created from Oil & Gas Drilling

By Local News | July 03, 2015 7:00 AM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has completed a legislatively mandated study of the impact from disposal of drill cuttings and drilling waste from natural gas well sites in&nbs...
 

Commentary: History Made with Goings Re-Elected Mayor; Malfregeot to be Vice Mayor

By Local News | July 02, 2015 12:25 PM
By Eric Madia Something old. Something new. On Wednesday night at a special meeting, Clarksburg City council selected their leaders for the next two years. If you are expecting some dramatic nominating and voting procedure you are...
 

Award Winning Filmmaker, Musician, Political Consultant & Historian Robert Maxwell Dies

By Local News | July 02, 2015 11:01 AM
Robert Haymond Maxwell of Clarksburg, WV, passed away June 30, 2015.    He was born in Clarksburg, WV, February 8, 1943, the son of the late Haymond Maxwell, Jr. and late Jane Linn Osborn Maxwell Rogers.  ...
 
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