Archive for September, 2019

By December 21, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 takeaways from the past week

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares 10 things to take away from the past week. Look for in-depth stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. TARGET SECURITY BREACH AFFECTS UP TO 40 MILLION SHOPPERS A security breach at Target infuriated customers and threatened to drive off holiday shoppers during […]

Parkersburg editor James C. Smith’s funeral visitation set for Saturday
By December 20, 2013 Read More →

Parkersburg editor James C. Smith’s funeral visitation set for Saturday

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Funeral arrangements have been announced for James C. Smith, 65, executive editor of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, who died Wednesday at his home in Parkersburg. In Parkersburg, there will be a visitation at Kimes Funeral Home, 521 5th St. in Parkersburg on Saturday from 3-6 p.m. There will be a ceremony held […]

By December 20, 2013 Read More →

Chesapeake to pay $9.7 million fine

  By Casey Junkins The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Facing charges of violating the federal Clean Water Act at 27 separate locations in West Virginia – including eight in Wetzel County and six in Marshall County – Chesapeake Appalachia will settle with $9.7 million worth of fines and environmental restoration costs. Chesapeake […]

By December 20, 2013 Read More →

Some W.Va. kids facing a hungry holiday

An editorial from The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. — Local charitable organizations and volunteers have worked many hours to help feed the needy this holiday season. Their efforts are to be commended, and they know from firsthand experience that we definitely have people in our community who are without food. This is tragic, particularly when the […]

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By December 20, 2013 Read More →

W.Va. is shortsighted to shortchange public health

An editorial from the Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — A report released Tuesday by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation lowered the boom on West Virginia’s approach toward handling infectious diseases. We weren’t alone this time in scoring poorly  — 10 other states were right there with us in meeting just […]

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Charleston Daily Mail names Life section, community engagement editor
By December 20, 2013 Read More →

Charleston Daily Mail names Life section, community engagement editor

By Brad McElhinny Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — One certainty about life is that there will be change. That’s true in the newspaper’s Life section, too. Starting next week, Zack Harold of the Charleston Daily Mail staff will take over that section as the life and community engagement editor. That’s a long title that […]

By December 20, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, Dec. 20

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. WHO IS UPSET OVER TARGET’S HANDLING OF DATA BREACH Angry customers say they’re […]

Snowy owl makes rare W.Va. visit
By December 20, 2013 Read More →

Snowy owl makes rare W.Va. visit

  By John McCoy Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia has been visited by a rock star. Well, not really, but based upon the recent flurry of attention centered on one solitary snowy owl, one might think so. The big white bird, native to the Earth’s arctic regions, showed up in northern Preston County […]

Martinsburg chocolatier braced for price hike
By December 19, 2013 Read More →

Martinsburg chocolatier braced for price hike

By Erika Elaine Wells The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A local chocolatier is optimistic despite news of a chocolate shortage. Brenda Casabona, who co-owns DeFluri’s Fine Chocolates with her husband, Charlie, in Martinsburg, said there has been strong demand for chocolate in the last few years due to supply and demand with cocoa beans, which […]

By December 19, 2013 Read More →

National Silver Alert Act could save lives

An editorial from the Times West Virginian FAIRMONT — It’s hard to watch our loved ones age. It’s heartbreaking to watch their mind leave them as they become a shell of the person they once were. We see the face we have known for many, many years, the hands that held our own, the arms […]

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