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W.Va. school chief to tour Eastern Panhandle schools
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 01:18:29 -0800

West Virginia's superintendent of schools is heading to the Eastern Panhandle this week to meet with teachers and students in Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan counties.

Trash-to-fuel project in Martinsburg back on track
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:47:37 -0800

A $19 million trash-to-fuel project in Martinsburg is back on track following delays.

Statehouse Beat: Lobbyists quick to wine and dine new leaders
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:25:37 -0800

With the shift of power in the Legislature following the November elections, lobbyists did not waste any time wining and dining the new leaders-to-be, lobbyist spending disclosures for September-December filed with the Ethics Commission show. Some were even astute enough to begin taking the new Republican leaders out prior to the Nov. 4 election. Corky DeMarco, with the West Virginia Oil and ...

Trash-to-Fuel Project Back on Track in Eastern Panhandle
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:54:19 -0800

A $19 million trash-to-fuel project in Martinsburg is back on track following delays.

State school chief to tour Eastern Panhandle schools
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 05:56:02 -0800

The Associated Press INWOOD, W.Va. - West Virginia's superintendent of schools is heading to the Eastern Panhandle this week to meet with teachers and students in Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan counties. Michael Martirano starts his road trip on Wednesday at Musselman High School in Berkeley County. He has other stops at county schools that day before moving on to Jefferson County schools on ...

GOP takes control of W.Va. Legislature for 1st time in 8 decades
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 11:40:34 -0800

By Eric Eyre By Phil Kabler Phil Kabler A fter more than 80 years of being on the outside looking in, Republicans officially took control of the West Virginia Legislature on Wednesday, promising to bring prosperity to the state. During floor sessions that began at noon, Delegate Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, was elected House speaker and Sen. Bill Cole, R-Mercer, was elected Senate president. After ...

Berkeleyside blotter: Crime in Berkeley, Jan. 8-14
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:37:30 -0800

This is an overview of recent crime in Berkeley , exclusively compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. The following items represent a sampling of calls, and times may be approximate. From Jan. 8-14 , there were reports of six robberies , 24 burglaries , 10 assaults or batteries , four weapon-involved calls and no sexual assaults ...

5 Mineral teachers are nationally certified
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 15:50:55 -0800

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – As 2015 gets underway, 69 additional West Virginia teachers will go back to work with the nation's highest teaching certification.

FROM DAYS GONE BY
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 13:07:38 -0800

This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by Ruth Reeder of McConnellsburg, pictures Doris and Carl Jarrett opening gifts at Christmas in 1980. Their daughters, Janet and Mary, are in the back and grandson Todd is in front. Carl Jarrett was the Fulton County game protector for many years.

Six hospitals lose Medicare funding over infection, injury rates
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:40:39 -0800

By Lydia Nuzum Six West Virginia hospitals will lose 1 percent of their Medicare reimbursement after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found that each had high rates of potentially avoidable "hospital acquired conditions," including falls, bed sores and certain infections. Thomas Memorial Hospital in South Charleston, Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg, Cabell-Huntington ...