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Fairmont remembers African-American history on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

FAIRMONT - Residents and faith leaders toured Fairmont on Monday in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, visiting locations with African-American cultural significance. About two dozen residents, reverends and city employees toured the city on a bus to visit a variety of spots that either comm

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-01-16 09:15:00

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

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


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

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

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

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

Police: Pizza shop manager didn't think he hurt woman in altercation

According to the complaint, Martin, 34, told police she had been drinking at a nearby bar before deciding to go home. She missed her bus, however, and tried to enter the restaurant to use the washroom. Witnesses told police Martin was yelling on her phone before entering the restaurant and asking th

WPXI - 2018-01-14 23:26:09

Mother's Mary: Assisted living home resident loses, then regains religious heirloom

FULTON - The last few months have carried a nearly unfathomable cost for Emelia Brock. And yet, in some ways, she feels blessed. After suffering a debilitating fall late last year, confining her to a wheelchair, the 96-year-old was forced to sell her home and permanently relocate to Charleston Place

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 07:30:00

Unemployment rate rises to 5 percent in area


WINONATIMES.COM - 2018-01-15 17:13:00

'Labor of love' at Canandaigua's Unique Toy Shop

CANANDAIGUA - Looking through old pictures of his building on Main Street, Bob Taylor got to thinking. Why not restore the Unique Toy Shop building, which houses the recently expanded store, to the way it used to be? And so last June, that's what Taylor had done. "The photos certainly spurred the pr

MPNNOW - 2018-01-16 06:16:16

Police: Rochester woman tried sneaking drugs into prison, had child with her

According to New York State Police, 25-year-old Danielle Alexis Greene of Rochester was arrested after she was found to have possessed oxycodone, percocet, and 11 latex finger-tips containing marijuana on her while trying to enter the facility to visit an inmate on January 11.{ } (Photo: MGN Online)

13 WHAM - 2018-01-15 06:32:01

NOTABLE AND QUOTABLE Remarks focus on legal issues -and gratitude

Messenger Post Media Legal issues, involving a young man's death at a Canandaigua attraction and what city firefighters view as their improper discipline, were in the news this past week. Val Hollingsworth of Dover, Massachusetts, has filed suit against Roseland Wake Park and the manufacturers of it

MPNNOW - 2018-01-16 06:30:31

Third candidate enters sheriff's race

CANANDAIGUA - Even though many of his colleagues and friends have known it for some time, Kevin Henderson made it official Sunday. He is running for Ontario County sheriff. Henderson officially announced his candidacy Sunday during a campaign kickoff event at the Canandaigua American Legion. A longt

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-01-15 21:00:00

Judge dismisses 1 charge in female genital mutilation case

Friedman wrote that prosecutors haven't contended that any "libidinal gratification" was "sought or obtained" from subjecting the girls to genital mutilation. The government is accusing Nagarwala of conducting the procedure on girls at a clinic in Livonia, just west of Detroit. She denies any crime

WHEC TV-10 - 2018-01-15 18:39:22

Dance ensemble to present 'Peter and the Wolf'

Nazareth Dance Ensemble will perform "Peter and the Wolf" at noon Feb. 3 at Cobblestone Theater, 1622 state Route 332, Farmington. Music, dance and storytelling will combine in Prokofiev's musical about a young boy who stands up to a wolf. Tickets cost $15. Call 585-398-0220 or visit bit.ly/2of6bpn

MPNNOW - 2018-01-15 16:22:21

Missing person investigation underway on Cameron Street

Get the news Rochester police are conducting a missing person investigation on Cameron Street in the city early Tuesday. Camerson is closed between Myrtle Hill Park and Otis Street for the investigation, police said. Elsdon Street is also closed between Sherman and Myrtle streets. Get the news Roc

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-01-16 12:10:01

Perinton residents to voice concerns over stinky landfill

The odor is so bad Brett Provenzano, the superintendent of the Fairport Central School District, issued a statement saying, "The stench is compromising the learning environment at schools close to the site." People in neighborhoods surrounding the landfill are constantly posting their concerns in th

WHEC TV-10 - 2018-01-16 15:05:00

Southampton Blotter: Riverhead woman faces felony weapons charge

A Riverhead woman was arrested on a felony weapons charge last Friday after a verbal dispute with another woman escalated, according to Southampton Town police. Vanessa Cobb, 54, allegedly held a large butcher knife to the other woman's cheek, then punched her in the face, police said. Ms. Cobb was


Eerie Conincidence Brings Pedestrian Safety To Forefront Once Again In Bridgehampton

Most people would not describe the experience of being hit by a car as a "Christmas present." But Cerene Disilvia, 45, is choosing to look at it that way. Two days before Christmas, she walked out of the Bridgehampton Inn, where she has worked for more than 20 years as the innkeeper, heading west on

27EAST.COM - 2018-01-16 05:35:00