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WVONGA announces 2018-2019 officers, board of directors
By November 9, 2018 Read More →

WVONGA announces 2018-2019 officers, board of directors

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – The West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association (WVONGA) recently elected its 2018-2019 slate of officers and directors during the organization’s fall meeting held at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place. Tom Westfall, director of gas supply & technical services for Mountaineer Gas Company, has been elected president of the WVONGA Board […]

Oglebay to flip switch on Winter Festival of Lights Nov. 8
By November 6, 2018 Read More →

Oglebay to flip switch on Winter Festival of Lights Nov. 8

Press Release from Oglebay Resort: WHEELING, W.Va. – On Thursday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m., more than 300 acres of Oglebay’s landscape will come alive with twinkling light displays as the annual Winter Festival of Lights kicks off for the holiday season. Through Jan. 1, the hills will be alive and twinkling – in 3D, […]

By November 1, 2018 Read More →

Oglebay Good Zoo announces bonus weekend of ‘Boo at the Zoo’

Release from Oglebay Good Zoo: WHEELING, W.Va. – ‘Boo at the Zoo’ — Oglebay Good Zoo’s annual Halloween event — has been extended to include Fri., Nov. 2 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 3 from 4 – 8:30 p.m. “Your favorite Halloween event has been extended! Grab your favorite costume and join us […]

By October 29, 2018 Read More →

Capitol Police debut bike patrol at W.Va. Capitol campus

Capitol Police also recruiting certified law enforcement officers Release from the W.Va. Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – People who visit or work at the West Virginia Capitol Complex have a new resource for help and information, with the launch of regular bike patrols by the Division of Protective Services.  The […]

Oglebay: Youth golf teaching facility one of largest in region
By October 29, 2018 Read More →

Oglebay: Youth golf teaching facility one of largest in region

Release from Oglebay Resort: WHEELING, W.Va — Oglebay continues to be a leader in youth golf teaching facilities in the state and region. With an ongoing emphasis on golf instruction, Oglebay Golf Professional Shane Rice championed the youth golf development programs in 2018 by doubling participation to more than 245 youth. “It has been such […]

Contractors Association of WV’s Clowser receives meritorious service award
By September 26, 2018 Read More →

Contractors Association of WV’s Clowser receives meritorious service award

Release from the Contractors Association of West Virginia:    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Executive Leadership Council recently awarded Contractors Association of West Virginia Executive Director Mike Clowser with its 2018 Meritorious Service Award.   The council, comprised of the 89 AGC chapter executives nationwide, established the award in 2013 […]

By September 17, 2018 Read More →

Media Alert: Press Conference: Energy Consumers, Business Leaders to discuss benefits of energy

Release from Consumer Energy Alliance: Charleston, W.V. — Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), a national advocate for energy consumers, will host a press conference TODAY in Charleston, W.V., on September 17th, with key energy consumers and business leaders to discuss the benefits of energy production to West Virginia’s families, small businesses and manufacturers in a new report to be […]

By September 11, 2018 Read More →

Orion Strategies opens Pittsburgh office

Release from Orion Strategies: PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Orion Strategies, a public relations and strategic communications firm, is opening a Pittsburgh office with Brittany Ramos joining the firm to lead that shop.  Ramos comes to Orion Strategies as a Senior Account Executive after having served many years at Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation where she directed strategic outreach efforts and represented the industry and […]

Aidan’s Antics’ softball tournament, activities to help in ‘Race Against Time to Cure Sanfilippo’
By September 11, 2018 Read More →

Aidan’s Antics’ softball tournament, activities to help in ‘Race Against Time to Cure Sanfilippo’

Release from Aidan’s Antics: HANSFORD, W.Va. —  Aidan’s Antics’ Second Annual Softball Tournament and Activities in the “Race Against Time to Cure Sanfilippo” is set for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14-15, at Elswick Fields, Hansford. The event honors 6-year-old Aidan Holcomb, who was diagnosed in March 2017 with a rare genetic condition called Sanfilippo Syndrome Type […]

By September 11, 2018 Read More →

Hatfield-McCoy Heritage Food Dinner Series visiting Matewan

Series features locally sourced community dinners Release from wvfoodandfarm.org: MATEWAN — Community groups in Welch, Matewan, and Big Ugly, together with the West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition to launch the Hatfield-McCoy Heritage Food Dinner series. The Blair Mountain Strike Supper — set for  Sept. 22 in downtown Matewan at 4:30 p.m. — is the next […]