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Clarksburg fire destroys home, kills pet

CLAKRSBURG - Fire destroyed a home in Clarksburg early this morning. It happened around 2:15 Tuesday morning in a home on South 5th Street. The Clarksburg Fire Department says the home's residents were home at the time, and escaped safely, but that a dog in the home died in the fire. The fire depart

WBOY - 2018-01-16 09:03:18

Project Life Change starting new session

Submitted photo The Davis & Elkins College Sport Science Department is ready to jump start the new year with the spring session of Project Life Change. Getting a start out of the blocks at Myles Ahead Track in The McDonnell Center are, from left, Sport Science Instructor Amanda Larkin, Department Ch

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Red Hat Happy Hatters Gather for January Meeting

Submitted photo The Red Hat Happy Hatters group meets for lunch Thursday at the Steer Steakhouse in Elkins. They took Red Hat vows, played games and enjoyed the afternoon of friendship. Submitted photo The Red Hat Happy Hatters group meets for lunch Thursday at the Steer Steakhouse in Elkins. They

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Town hall forum is set for Tuesday

ELKINS - The latest in a series of town hall meetings will be offered this week to discuss distressed properties and allow members of the community to share their concerns with elected officials. The meeting, which will take place at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Caboose Room of the Elkins Depot Welcome

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Club members learn more about Rotary Foundation

Elkins Rotary Club board member Pat Schoonover said The Rotary Foundation allows Rotary groups across the country to assist in projects globally. "This is not really a top secret, but The Rotary Foundation is the part of Rotary that allows us to do all the things we do throughout the world," she sai

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Clarksburg SParkies are training for Spartan race in April

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - Trial by Fire Fitness in Clarksburg is home to the SParkies Spartan fitness team. Spartan Instructor Jennifer Braizer trains a blended group of individuals, some of which have Parkinson's disease. Braizer is working with climbing ropes, monkey bars, tires, resistance bands, and


Man, 37, charged in August beating death of 54-year-old Fairmont resident

CLARKSBURG - A 37-year-old has been indicted on a murder charge in Taylor County, accused in an alleged beating death last summer. Bobby Lee White was indicted under seal Jan. 8 by Taylor County grand jurors, according to Taylor Prosecutor John Bord. Bord presented the case first to grand jurors ins

WVNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 17:45:00

Dolgeville native to appear on Wednesday's episode of '9-1-1'

Local residents will have a special reason to check out Wednesday's episode of the FOX television series "9-1-1." Dolgeville native Christian Lyon will have a role in the show, playing opposite Emmy nominee and Golden Globe-winning actress Angela Bassett. "It's a brand new show on FOX," Lyon said, w

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-15 22:47:26

German Flatts considers changes to public comment rules

The German Flatts Town Board is in the process of revamping how it handles the public comment portion of its meetings. At its first meeting of the year on Jan. 2, the board voted to require residents to submit questions in writing seven to 10 days in advance. Town Councilman Denny Mowers made the mo


FURever Friend: Leo from the Herkimer County Humane Society

Leo is what the Humane Society calls a "pocket pitty," meaning he's a smaller pit bull mix. He's now full grown at a year-and-a-half old. Johnson says Leo is a very sweet dog who loves people, and he's a cuddler. However, he is not good with cats. Leo is currently available for adoption at the

WKTV - 2018-01-16 18:03:00

AIS gets $48M Air Force contract

ROME - Assured Information Security has been awarded a nearly $48 million Air Force contract to grow the company and its workforce. The goal of the $47,974,580 contract is to provide new cyber assessment tools for high-priority, emerging or existing telecommunications technologies, said a news relea

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-01-16 18:32:09

Local trails to benefit from state funds for maintenance

A total of $4 million for snowmobile trail maintenance around the state, including more than a quarter of a million dollars for Oneida County, was announced Thursday, a 15 percent increase from last year. The grants support 10,400 miles of designated trails across the state for snowmobilers to safe


King luncheon honors a memory, community leaders

UTICA - It was a full house at the 34th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon Monday at the Radisson Hotel-Utica Centre. Alongside family and friends, about 300 were in attendance to honor several individuals for their contributions and achievements and to honor the late Dr. Martin Lut

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-01-15 20:09:51

Health System's Perra faces challenges before retirement

The timing of his retirement is not linked to any specific events, said Scott Perra, president/CEO of the Mohawk Valley Health System. The health system recently announced that Perra will retire June 30, 2019, and that the health system has begun looking for a replacement. "I've never retired before

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-01-15 10:08:00

'Mother and child' at home on MVGO

Artist says 2 other pieces to be installed this summer Recorder News Staff John Purcell/Recorder staff Dimitar Lukanov stands next to "Mother and Child at the Mohawk River" Friday morning, the sculpture he created and helped install at the southern overlook of the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook ped


Ice carver Richard Daly holds Guinness World Record

Mastic Beach man has been a cut above since college, starting an ice-sculpting business and performing demonstrations and competitions. Ice sculptor Richard Daly makes detail cuts on a project inside a freezer at his home in Mastic Beach. Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz All colleges promise to equip th

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-15 19:40:49

East Hampton ends state of emergency over beetle infestation

Pitch tubes, or nodes of tree sap, seen on a tree in Shirley on Oct. 29, 2014, are evidence of the presence of southern pine beetle. Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan East Hampton officials have ended a state of emergency over the town's infestation of southern pine beetles, though they continue to fig

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-16 19:03:00

Work We Do: Roland Walker, Spin Instructor

My name is Roland Walker and I'm a certified BeatBoss indoor cycling instructor. I currently teach at three different fitness centers. One is located in East Quogue called Sportime. The other one is JABS Riverhead and the third location is JABS Cutchogue. My day starts off with teaching usually two

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-01-16 00:00:19

Zeldin Tries Again To Get New Zip Code

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin is taking another crack at establishing a separate zip code for Flanders, Riverside and Northampton despite multiple past failed efforts. The three hamlets are part of Southampton Town, though they currently share the 11901 zip code with the Town of Riverhead, creating

27EAST.COM - 2018-01-16 18:50:00

Future of Shoreham Briarcliff school in community's hands

Some residents see it as a magical place full of rich history and memories that deserves preservation, others consider it a tax burden that should be sold and disposed of. The future of Briarcliff Elementary School, a shuttered, early-20th century building on Tower Hill Road in Shoreham, is currentl

TBRNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-01-16 17:01:23