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"Walk to End Alzheimer's" This Coming Sunday has a Special Meaning for Many Families

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 22, 2016 4:11 PM
By Elizabeth Rose Cunningham. This morning, I stumbled out of bed to begin the day helping the caretaker get my Mother from the bed to the wheelchair. We pushed her from the bedroom to the kitchen.   As I fed her, I kept a conversatio...
 

Hollywood Talent Agency Comes Looking for Clarksburg's Famous "Gramma and Ginga"

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 22, 2016 4:00 PM
What do you do if you are 102- and 97-years-old, respectively and you’re already adored by hundreds of thousands of people on social media? And what do you do if you’ve already been on the Jimmy Kimmel show and have people from in West...
 

County Clerk Susan Thomas Sees the End to Paper Ballots After November 8th Election

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 22, 2016 1:00 PM
Harrison County Clerk Susan Thomas is still looking for additional poll workers for the upcoming November 8th General Election.   In addition, her office is spending a lot of time trying to educate voters on the new voting machines. &...
 

Rustic Mechanicals, Vintage Theatre Prepare for Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 22, 2016 12:00 PM
The state’s only Shakespeare troupe will launch its third statewide tour of 2016 at the end of September in downtown Clarksburg, West Virginia.   Vintage Theatre Company's Founding Producer and Artistic Director Jason A. You...
 

Harrison County's George Skinner Selected for First Class of WV Hunter Safety Hall of Fame

By Bob Stealey | September 21, 2016 7:00 AM
The Hunter Safety Program of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and it's Hunter Safety Education Association, headquartered in Charleston, has set as one of its aims its attempt to get West Virginians to realize that the...
 

Grapevine: Fall is in the air! Cultural Foundation sets exciting entertainment series

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | September 20, 2016 7:00 AM
There is no denying, Fall is here!     This Sunday Dave and I went for a ride in the country and the trees have begun to change colors and leaves are falling everywhere.  With cooler weather and the beauty of the hil...
 

Temporary Overnight Street Closures in Lowndes Hill Area Announced by the City

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 20, 2016 6:00 AM
The Lowndes Hill Improvement Project includes South 2nd Street leading into Van Buren in the Chestnut Hills section of Clarksburg.   The city of Clarksburg has announced that road closures will take place in the evening hours of S...
 

Grand Jury Returns 71 Indictments Ranging from Drug Charges to Murder

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 19, 2016 3:00 PM
Among the 71 indictments returned by the September session of the Harrison County Grand Jury, two of the cases involved individuals from Bridgeport. Andrea Greaver, 33, was indicted on one count of grand larceny. The other indictment was of 3...
 

West Point Grad, Military Officer Mac Warner is a Candidate for WV Secretary of State

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 19, 2016 7:00 AM
Commentary by Mac Warner, Candidate for Secretary of State.   There is a very important election in just sixty days – one that will change the course of our country and our state. It’s imperative we elect conservatives up and...
 

AGAIN! Second Drug Raid in Two Days in North View Discovers More Fentanyl-Laced Heroin

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | September 15, 2016 6:00 PM
For the second straight day, law enforcement in Harrison County made arrests in ongoing investigations involving the recent arrival of fentanyl-laced heroin in the area. Bridgeport Police Chief John Walker said today three individuals were arreste...
 
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