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Residents rally in opposition to Senate health bill

Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 11:20 PM

MORGANTOWN — On the same day West Virginia’s senators were saying no to the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act, Morgantown-area residents held a rally opposing it at Valley HealthCare. Their rallying cry was printed on orange and black...

Manchin, Capito speakout against Senate health care bill

Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 11:18 PM

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito on June 27 joined the chorus of voices opposing the Senate’s version of the Obamacare repeal and replace bill: the Better Care Reconciliation Act. The opposition among a...

BOPARC hosts day camp for kids

Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 11:15 PM

MORGANTOWN — Campers at the Morgantown Board of Parks and Recreation’s (BOPARC) day camp learned about fire safety and got to sit in a fire engine and even use a fire hose courtesy of the Morgantown Fire Department (MFD).The camp has been...

DOH: Work on Memorial Road to continue

Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 4:33 PM

MORGANTOWN — Work will continue on Memorial Road through June 30, according to Carrie Jones, spokeswoman for the state Division of Highways.Memorial Road is off Jakes Run Road in the western part of Monongalia County. The entire length of...

Fire destroys home off River Road

Posted: Jun 27 2017 - 10:57 AM

EVERETTVILLE — A home off River Road was destroyed by fire June 27.The blaze at 56 Darlington Road was reported to MECCA 911 at 9:05 a.m. A caller reported smoke coming from the kitchen, according to emergency radio traffic. No one was ho...

High winds wreak havoc at Alpine Lake

Posted: Jun 26 2017 - 11:58 PM

ALPINE LAKE — Winds estimated at 85 mph swept through Alpine Lake on June 23, leaving a path of felled trees that residents are still cleaning up. Jerry Duckett, of Columbine Circle, was under his rear deck, trying to grab his elderly cat...