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Study: 1 in 3 W.Va. homes does not have a computer

By Eric Eyre The Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s push to expand high-speed Internet might be more complicated than making broadband service available by stringing copper wire or fiber on poles to people’s homes. A new federal study shows slightly more than 35 percent of West Virginia households don’t own a computer[Read More…]

Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad announces 2013 schedule

ROMNEY — The historic Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad has announced its 2013 schedule. The 23-year-old operation is one of America’s most scenic train rides. The regular three-hour trips travel along the South Branch of The Potomac River. Day trips depart at 1 p.m. from Romney’s Wappocomo station on Saturdays in[Read More…]

Raber heading WV PTA

CHARLESTON — West Virginia PTA has announced the installation of Justin M. Raber as president of the association. “Raber will lead the West Virginia PTA, which was founding in 1923, for the next two years as president. Building on a mission to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging[Read More…]

President’s Pen – July 1, 2013

Hey, dear publishers and editors, Happy Independence Day to all of you, your families and staffs! Now down to serious business: Our 2013 WVPA Convention is coming up Thursday through Saturday,  Aug. 8-10, at the very popular Oglebay Resort in Wheeling. Have you registered yet? If not, don’t delay to[Read More…]

President’s Pen – April 24, 2013

From the President’s Pen — Sorry that I haven’t written lately, but much work needs to be accomplished each week on getting into print and getting circulated our West Virginia newspapers. Plus, if you aren’t feeling that well anyway, it makes our journalist jobs even harder. But, the “blood, sweat[Read More…]

Antique show set for May 3-4

CARLISLE, Pa. — It’s been said that beautiful glassware adds sparkle to home décor. Organizers of the Eastern National Antiques Show and Sale ask what better place to find those missing pieces or starter pieces than at the ENASS event May 3 and 4, at the Carlisle Expo Center in[Read More…]

Power drops first game of road series

Charleston 4 West Virginia 2 OVERALL RECORD: 8-11 CHARLESTON, SC — West Virginia Power and Charleston RiverDogs take the field at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park this morning – Wednesday, April 24 – at 11:05 for the second game of this road trip. The Power will send Tyler Glasnow to[Read More…]

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