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WV MetroNews Brad Jett excited for new opportunity at Alderson Broaddus  West Virginia MetroNews

PHILIPPI, W.Va. — In December 2017, South Harrison High School football coach Brad Jett announced he was retiring following a 34-year coaching career.

'Mamma Mia' theatre production opens at Bridgeport High School Oct. 25  WV News

Bridgeport High School's all-senior production of “Mamma Mia” will put the spotlight on more than 30 students Oct. 25-28.

Crews respond to fire in Bridgeport High School boiler room

Emergency crews responded to a fire at a local high school this evening.

Salvatore D. Rotondo, 78, Bridgeport's much-loved teacher and principal

Salvatore D. Rotondo, 78, of Bridgeport, a much-loved teacher and principal who made a difference in the lives of thousands of area schoolchildren, died ...

Services Set For Bridgeport Native, Bishop DeSimone  Norristown, PA Patch

Services Set For Bishop DeSimone - Norristown, PA - Bridgeport native and Villanova resident Bishop Louis Anthony DeSimone passed away last week at the ...

WV MetroNews McDonald's Baseball Classic schedule set from Bridgeport  West Virginia MetroNews

The 2018 McDonald's Baseball Classic schedule for Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14.

Bridgeport High School nighttime custodian arrested on child pornography charge  WBOY-TV

A Bridgeport High School nighttime custodian was arrested for manufacturing child pornography, according to the West Virginia State Police Internet Crimes ...

Judge denies former high school teacher & coach's request for reduced sentence

A former Bridgeport High School football coach and Liberty High School teacher had his motion for a sentence reduction declined.

Officer Jamie Hamrick has protected Bridgeport's schools for 13 years  WV News

BRIDGEPORT — Directing traffic on Johnson Avenue with a whistle in her mouth and a badge on her hip, Police Officer Jamie Hamrick is a familiar sight to ...

Drumline Expo in Clarksburg, WV, gives high school drummers opportunity to grow as musicians  WV News

CLARKSBURG — The rain might have pushed the event indoors, but it did not dampen the excitement of the high school drummers who participated in this ...

Four seats on Bridgeport council to be decided Nov. 7  The Times Herald

BRIDGEPORT>> Four open seats on Bridgeport Council will be filled by voters on Nov. 7.

Local high schools rank as top schools in the state  WBOY-TV

Three schools in north central West Virginia have been ranked as the top schools in West Virginia.

Most Reverend Louis Anthony Desimone, 96, dies | News  The Times Herald

Most Reverend Louis Anthony DeSimone, retired Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Titular Bishop of Cillium, and Pastor Emeritus of Saint Monica Parish died at ...

Mr. Robert L. Atkins | Obituaries  WV News

BRIDGEPORT — Mr. Robert L. Atkins, formerly of Briercliff Road, Bridgeport, WV, passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at The Crossings at Morgantown.

Frank E. Lacaria Sr. | Obituaries  WV News

CLARKSBURG — Frank E. Lacaria Sr., age 92, of Bridgeport, WV, passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at the United Hospital Center.

Former Harrison County teacher and coach sentenced on child sex charges  WBOY-TV

The former Bridgeport High School football coach and Liberty High School teacher was sentenced in court Monday.

Teachers across the state hold "Walk-in" ahead of Governor's State of the State address

Across West Virginia Wednesday morning, teachers stood in solidarity, as they held a "walk-in" before school began.

GALLERY: 7News highlights 2018 Class of the Valley  WTRF

(WTRF) -. 19 Photos photo Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, ...

Harrison Board of Education meets to finalize school year  WV News

CLARKSBURG — The Harrison County Board of Education met in a special meeting Friday to finalize the Fiscal Year 2018 budget and approve contracts for the ...

BWW Feature: BARNUM Comes to the Bridgeport High School Theatre This February  Broadway World

Bridgeport High School will be presenting the three-time Tony award winning Broadway Musical Barnum in the Bridgeport High School Theatre. With music by ...

Bridgeport Fire Department to unveil new engine and new color scheme  The Times Herald

Bridgeport >> The Bridgeport Fire Department this week will host a double unveiling: its newest firefighting apparatus, a 2018 KME engine, and the first ...

Bridgeport Middle School recognized as top middle school in the state  WBOY-TV

Being named the top middle school in the state is an achievement to add to the collection for Bridgeport Middle School.

H. Wayne Jamison | Obituaries  WV News

BRIDGEPORT — H. Wayne Jamison, 87 years of age, of Bridgeport, WV, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018, at his residence.

Building Hope is a new anti-bullying campaign in all Harrison County high schools

One company is using an anti-bullying campaign to break stereotypes in teenagers and break stigmas in career choices.

Lyla Faye ‘Tay’ Chikos  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Lyla Faye 'Tay' Chikos was called home by her Lord and Savior Saturday, September 8, 2018 at her home after a long and courageous battle with a debilitating ...

Harrison County Board of Education discusses drugs, safety, legal issues at retreat  WV News

ROANOKE — Helping students affected by the drug epidemic and improving safety were two of the pressing issues principals discussed with the Harrison ...

Bridgeport council awards $2K scholarship to Upper Merion Area HS senior  The Times Herald

BRIDGEPORT >> The Dr. Vincent Miraglia Scholarship, worth $2000, was awarded Tuesday at the borough council meeting.

Janet L. Hood Obituary

SHARON, PA (MyValleyTributes) - Janet L. Hood, 79, of Sharon, died at 3:41 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in her residence surrounded by her family after an ...

Post 68's offense comes alive in Showdown in the Mountains  WV News

Entering the start of the Showdown in the Mountains Tournament last weekend, Bridgeport Post 68 had lost four straight games and combined for a total of only ...

Classic offers more than just great baseball | News, Sports, Jobs  The Inter-Mountain

ELKINS — Action gets underway today in the 2018 Pizza Hut Hillbilly Hardball Classic at seven fields around the area. A total of 31 teams from six differ.

Cinderella Ball to raise shoes for Preston County youth  WV News

ARTHURDALE — The Preston County School Store and AFHA AmeriCorps will present the Cinderella Shoe Drive and Concert on Saturday, Jan. 19, to benefit ...

Bishop DeSimone, hero to Italians, beloved by all, goes home to God

Auxiliary Bishop Louis A. DeSimone died Oct. 5 at age 96. By Lou Baldwin • Posted October 9, 2018. Some 350 friends and admirers of retired Auxiliary Bishop ...

Flood waters damage Frank Loria Field, Wayne Jamison Field  WBOY-TV

WBOY visted Frank Loria Field at Clarksburg City Park at Nutter Fort Tuesday for an update following Monday's flood damage.

Family Law Judge Peter Conley impacts many lives on bench, in community  WV News

CLARKSBURG — Family Court Judge Peter Conley makes a positive impact on people's lives through his work, in his church and community.

11 W.Va. women to be honored at Women of Distinction Luncheon on Friday  WV News

CLARKSBURG — The Progressive Women's Association will honor 11 women of Italian heritage during the noon Women of Distinction Luncheon at noon Oct.

Mrs. Clara (Fleming) Ford | Obituaries  WV News

WEST UNION — Mrs. Clara (Fleming) Ford, born on September 2, 1930, died November 12, 2018, at age 88. Clara was a resident of West Union, Doddridge ...

Leadership, scholastic achievement rewarded at scholarship banquet | News  WV News

CLARKSBURG — The Harrison County Student Achievement Program rewarded dozens of county high school seniors for excellence in leadership and ...

Kroll Leaving St. Francis for Ohio | News, Sports, Jobs  Wheeling Intelligencer

BRIDGEPORT — Caitlyn Kroll had a brilliant freshman season at St. Francis University. The Bridgeport High School product was a starter, averaged almost.

Chris Mullett: The Clarksburg Mission has become his greatest mission  WV News

CLARKSBURG — Chris Mullett, executive director of the Clarksburg Mission, has been serving the less fortunate in the community for over 10 years, work that ...

Chase County boys upset Bridgeport in SPVA tourney  Scottsbluff Star Herald

The Chase County boys basketball team limited Bridgeport to 37 percent shooting and forced 15 turnovers in posting a 54-38 upset win over the Bulldogs during ...

Shinnston's AJ Hammond: A leader within his community  WV News

SHINNSTON — Shinnston City Manager AJ Hammond has established himself to be both a leader in his community and on the baseball field.

Harrison County cheerleading and gymnastics coach arrested for possessing child pornography  WBOY-TV

A private cheerleading and gymnastics coach, who choreographed routines for Bridgeport High School cheerleaders, was arrested on a child pornography ...

Evelyn Yvonne 'Bonnie' Cochran Booth | Obituaries  WV News

NUTTER FORT — Evelyn Yvonne “Bonnie” Cochran Booth, 89, of Mt. Clare, WV, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, in Morgantown, WV.

Dancers to perform 'Cinderella'  Wise County Messenger

The dancers of Wise Ballet and Music Academy will bring the Cinderella story to life next weekend. The ballet, “Cinderella and the Glass Slipper,” will take the ...

Buckhannon Post 7 set to co-host Hillbilly Hardball Classic this week  Record Delta

TENNERTON – The Buckhannon Post 7 Legion baseball team will once again be a co-host for the Pizza Hut Hillbilly Hardball Classic that will take place this ...

'Excellent musicians, every one of them:' Jane Lew resident leads local band  WV News

Josh Folmsbee started singing and playing guitar in high school and now performs solo and with his band, Josh Folmsbee and the Crooked Roots, upwards of ...

Families hold reunions, gather for Italian Heritage Festival parade  WV News

CLARKSBURG — The West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival serves as an occasion for friends and family who have moved away to catch up, festival-goers said ...

With another guilty plea, fed probe into Harrison fentanyl, heroin, moves closer to resolution  WV News

CLARKSBURG — Five of the eight individuals named in an indictment alleging crimes involving heroin and fentanyl in Harrison County now have pleaded guilty ...

27th Hillbilly Hardball begins | News, Sports, Jobs  The Inter-Mountain

ELKINS — Baseball enthusiasts can rejoice this weekend as the 27th annual Pizza Hut Hillbilly Hardball Classic gets underway today at various locations in.

Obama endorses Lamont and several local Democrats  CTPost

Former President Barack Obama delivered an endorsement of Ned Lamont's candidacy for governor Monday and gave a boost to a long list of Democrats ...

Harrison County churches offer food drive distribution sites for students  WBOY-TV

Bridgeport United Methodist Church will offer backpack bags Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon for Bridgeport Middle School and Simpson Elementary students ...

Rowlesburg swears in new mayor, council | News  WV News

ROWLESBURG — At the close of Monday's meeting, Rowlesburg had a new mayor and town council.

Balog Takes Over Football State Champs | News, Sports, Jobs  Wheeling Intelligencer

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — He was mentored by some of the true legends in the coaching business. Now Ron Balog is poised to take that learning and put it to the test.

Biggest questions as WVU opens spring  WV News

Spring drills for the Mountaineer football team started Tuesday afternoon, and despite the fact this squad will enter the 2018 with very high expectations, there ...

Colonial Neighborhood Council executive director marks 25 years with nonprofit  The Times Herald

CONSHOHOCKEN >> At noon on a recent Friday, Sandi Fryer had already been hard at work as executive director of the Colonial Neighborhood Council since ...

Lower Bucks loses broadcasting legend Vince Reed | Sports  Bucks Local News

LEVITTOWN – Longtime, legendary sports broadcaster Vince Reed has passed away.

Simpson Creek Baptist Church focuses on spiritual growth through missions, fellowship, and more  WV News

BRIDGEPORT — While many churches see themselves rise and decline throughout the years, Simpson Creek Baptist continues to hold steadily in the ...

State Board of Education, officials discuss ways to improve math instruction  WV News

CHARLESTON — With new national data spotlighting how West Virginia students fair in reading and math, the state Department of Education is gearing up to ...

A few Preston County roads will see new asphalt this year  WV News

KINGWOOD — Now that winter is officially over, Preston County roads are showing the wear and tear of the season. And the discussion of the condition of ...

PEIA funding methods and improvements pitched at task force meeting  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Ways to improve the quality of the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency, as well as adequately fund it, were proposed to ...

More honors flooding in for Jevon Carter  WV News

The honors keep flooding in for Jevon Carter. This time the Mountaineer senior point guard was recognized for his academic effort, as the sports management ...

Keeley hands down 27-month term to Clarksburg man for gun crime  WV News

CLARKSBURG — A 42-year-old Clarksburg man has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for felony unlawful possession of a firearm.

West Virginia National Guard completes corrections mission | Lifestyles  WV News

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia National Guard answered the call from Gov. Jim Justice in late December to support staff at the state's correctional facilities.

Preston Pride — Science and Social Studies Fair has 224 projects  WV News

KINGWOOD — Preston County students had the opportunity to show off their presentation skills during the 2018 Science and Social Studies Fair on Wednesday ...

Jack M. Demetris, 91, owner of Bridgeport food market  Philadelphia Inquirer

Jack M. Demetris, 91, of St. Davids, owner of Demetris Uptown Market in Bridgeport, died of heart failure Friday, Oct. 21, at Genesis Healthcare's Wayne Center.

This Week’s Wedding Announcements  The New York Times

All of the weddings right here on one handy page for you.

Flow Foundation contributes $4.2m to schools attending 2018 Penn Relays  Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Flow Foundation is contributing $4.2 million to fund the trip of 30 Jam...

'Rent,' the High School Musical? Not in Some Communities  New York Times

Several high school productions of the musical “Rent” have been canceled due to objections about the show's morality.

Opening Day Action | News, Sports, Jobs  The Inter-Mountain

ELKINS — Adam Riggleman struck out 11 batters Thursday but it wasn't enough to help Elkins Post 29 get past Norchester, Pennsylvania, in the Pizza Hut Hi.

Tonkery has become a special player for WVU  Beckley Register-Herald

MORGANTOWN — Recruiting is a never-ending endeavor of a major college football team and, at West Virginia and schools like it expense is not an issue for it ...

Old Timers name honorees for awards  Ct Post

A retired military officer who served in the United States Air Force for more than 20 years, Minton earned All-Air Force and All-Armed Forces recognition from ...

In-state signing day overview: DI scholarships on the rise - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

A look at where in-state high school football players are signing to play at the next level.

Job Creation Clashes with Environmental Risks at Pipeline Meeting  West Virginia Public Broadcasting

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is in the final stages of gathering environmental information about the Atlantic Coast Pipeline . The debate comes.

Bishop DeSimone recalls his role in major WWII battle for Italy

Sergeant Louis DeSimone, assigned as an Italian translator with the U.S. Fifth Army during the campaign in Italy in 1943-44, would later be ordained a priest and ...

Strings attached: Group works to build regional youth orchestra program  Wise County Messenger

They say the difference between a violin and a fiddle is simple: you play a violin on Sunday morning and a fiddle on Saturday night. But to play at all, first you ...

80th Mountain State Forest Festival Princesses | News, Sports, Jobs  The Inter-Mountain

Christian Elizabeth Anderson Christian Elizabeth Anderson was appointed by West Virginia Sen. Herb Snyder. She is the daughter of Robert and Gigi Anderson.

Wayne Early Middle College High School (Goldsboro, North Carolina)  The Obama White House

The Best Towns in West Virginia for Young Families  NerdWallet

West Virginia families buy more than a property when they settle down. They buy into the community and all it offers. With that in mind, we asked the following ...

North Saginaw Township expects 'unforgettable experience' in Little League World Series

North Saginaw Township will represent the Central Region in the Little League Junior (14-under) World Series, beginning Sunday.

From Music Store to Luxury Apartments, Gerrero Music Closes Wheeling Doors  WTRF

A long-time Wheeling business has slipped into history. Gerrero Music on Main Street closed its doors and auctioned off its merchandise in mid-May.

2 Superintendent Candidates Withdraw  New Haven Independent

Rather than seek to work for a politically divided Board of Education, two semifinalists for school superintendent have pulled their job applications.

Riverside's Cummings named USTF 2014 S.C. girls cross country coach of the year  GreerToday

The U.S. Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association has named Riverside High School's Eric Cummings the inaugural girls South Carolina High School ...

20 students selected as Wells Scholars at Indiana University: IU News Room: Indiana University  Indiana University

Indiana University has announced that 18 entering freshmen and two current IU students will join the more than 500 others who have been named Wells ...

Falling to earth: Looking back at tragedy  Wise County Messenger

With his final gasps, the pilot repeated the same question, over and over. “Did I miss the little town? Did I miss the little town?” Ronald W. Bender was a ...

Ned Lamont Moves to Center in Hartford Governor Bid  New York Times

These days, the left barely recognizes Ned Lamont, who is gearing up for the Democratic primary for governor.

Heart of the matter: Couple welcomes four more children in midst of crisis  Wise County Messenger

SQUAD GOALS – All nine Capener kids get some playtime in before dinner. Pictured are (from left, top row) Suri, Jamie, Koralie, Lane, (bottom row) KC, Mason, ...

Lottery winner almost out of cash three years later  Lottery Post

Since Keith Bryce won the Mega Millions lottery three years ago, he has clashed with family, spent close to $3 million and isn't far from the poorhouse -- a place ...

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