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W.Va. Corrections Day at the Legislature marked by Freedom Awards for Distinguished Service
By February 18, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Corrections Day at the Legislature marked by Freedom Awards for Distinguished Service

 Press release from the W.Va. Military Affairs and Public Safety with video from the Governor’s Communications Hub: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Intercepting smuggled drugs, going the distance for at-risk youth and soldiering on after a horrific crash are just some of the actions recognized Friday with Freedom Awards for Distinguished Service during Corrections Day at the Legislature. The 10 […]

Historic West Virginia law firm announces name change
By February 14, 2019 Read More →

Historic West Virginia law firm announces name change

DiTrapano Barrett DiPiero McGinley & Simmonsis now DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC Release from DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC:  CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – The law firm DiTrapano Barrett DiPiero McGinley & Simmons has announced they are now operating under a new name, DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC. The firm has a long history in […]

Kanawha County Job & Resource Fair set for Friday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
By February 13, 2019 Read More →

Kanawha County Job & Resource Fair set for Friday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  The office of U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin and all sponsors are encouraging everyone to attend Friday The event will be Friday – March 22 –  from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center. More than 270 employers are expected. See the list here: Employers at the Job […]

Oglebay to host wedding showcase Feb. 24
By February 13, 2019 Read More →

Oglebay to host wedding showcase Feb. 24

  Release from Oglebay: WHEELING, W.Va. – Planning a wedding? Oglebay is planning a wedding showcase on Feb. 24. “Join us on Sunday, Feb. 24 from 1 – 3 p.m. in Oglebay’s Banquet View rooms for a one-stop-shop wedding experience that is sure to inspire! See, sample and experience all the elements needed to plan a […]

By February 6, 2019 Read More →

Media Alert: Glenville State College event at Capitol Thursday, 10-10:30 a.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — All West Virginia media are invited to attend the Glenville State College “Home Grown Project”. See the information below: WHAT: Glenville State College “Home Grown Project”  WHERE: Governor’s Cabinet & Conference Room (SoS office) WHEN: Thursday, February 7th, 10-10:30am Please join Glenville State College President Dr. Tracy Pellett, and 15 School Superintendents from […]

By January 22, 2019 Read More →

Oglebay’s West Spa named among America’s top 100 spas

 Press Release from Oglebay Park: WHEELING, W. Va. – Annually, Spas of America releases a list of the Top 100 Spas across the country. The 2018 results are in, and The West Spa at Oglebay has landed a coveted spot on this national list – www.spasofamerica.com/spas-of-america-top-100-spas-of-2018.   Ranked #68 out of 100 spas across the […]

Orion Strategies Poll: West Virginians support border wall
By January 15, 2019 Read More →

Orion Strategies Poll: West Virginians support border wall

Poll: West Virginians blame Congressional democrats for federal government shutdown   CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A new poll in West Virginia by Orion Strategies surveyed the opinions of historic likely voters across the state on a number of issues of concern. When asked if West Virginia voters believe that the United States should spend $5 Billion […]

Bordas & Bordas donates $33,000 to Ronald McDonald House
By January 15, 2019 Read More →

Bordas & Bordas donates $33,000 to Ronald McDonald House

Contribution made in conjunction with Pittsburgh Steelers Partnership   Press Release from Bordas & Bordas: PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The law firm of Bordas & Bordas has donated a total of $33,000 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh in conjunction with the firm’s Pittsburgh Steelers partnership for the 2018-2019 season. A check presentation was held […]

By January 8, 2019 Read More →

WVForBroadband: Legislators hear ideas on broadband expansion

Press Release from WVForBroaddand.com CHARLESTON, W.Va.— This week, the West Virginia Legislature’s Joint Committee on Government Operations was presented with the opportunity to assist with the expansion of broadband access across the state. On Monday afternoon, Andrew Emerson, Outside Counsel to AT&T, presented to the committee and addressed the rise in recent consumer and business […]

Twelfth Street Garage Legacy benefits area youth
By January 3, 2019 Read More →

Twelfth Street Garage Legacy benefits area youth

Press Release from the Oglebay Foundation: WHEELING, W.Va —  The Twelfth Street Garage Corporation has donated $100,000 to Oglebay Foundation’s Access to the Parks Fund. Claude A. Vaden owned and operated the Twelfth Street Garage for many years. He and his wife, Henrietta, left it and their estate to benefit “The Claude A. & Henrietta […]