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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 ...

'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.

Police: Bridgeport high school locked down after staffer threatens killing spree  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT - Harding High School was put in lockdown Wednesday after police said a school employee threatened to go on a killing spree. Carl Lemon, 63 ...

High school athlete Katie Squires transitions to recreation coordinator for city of Bridgeport, WV  WV News

Katie Squires, who was hired as Bridgeport's recreation coordinator at the end of July, is ready to dive into this fall's activities.

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.

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 ...

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 wins Class AA regional cheer titles; RCB runner-up  WV News

CLARKSBURG — Bridgeport stunned six-time defending Class AA state champion Robert C. Byrd by winning the Region II cheer competition Saturday.

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 ...

Amphitheater missing from Bridgeport high school’s design  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — The striking new Warren Harding High School taking shape off Boston Avenue may not have a key feature some school board members say ...

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 ...

Former Bridgeport football coach Wayne Jamison passes away  WBOY-TV

Former Bridgeport High School football coach and educator Wayne Jamison passed away on Friday at the age of 87.

William 'Bill' 'Coach' Kerns dies at age 71 | Obituaries  WV News

BRIDGEPORT — William Thomas “Coach” “Bill” Kerns, 71, of Bridgeport, entered into Eternal Rest unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.

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.

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 ...

Water line break affects hundreds in Bridgeport area  WTOV Steubenville

UPDATE:Water just turned back on for most Lansing/Wolfhurst residents.EARLIERAn early morning water break in Belmont County is affecting hundreds of ...

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.

Morgantown High School tops list of best public high schools in West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Several area schools cracked the top ten on a list of best public high schools in West Virginia, with Morgantown High School at the top.

Fight in Bridgeport high school leads to lockdown  News 12 Connecticut

A high school in Bridgeport was locked down after police say a fight broke out in front of the school.

Pamela Hyre “Pam” Cropp Riggs | Obituaries  WV News

NUTTER FORT — Pamela Hyre “Pam” Cropp Riggs of Bridgeport, WV, died at her home on Friday, July 27, 2018.

Harrison County band camps teach fundamentals, form bonds  WV News

CLARKSBURG — Several Harrison County high school band camps are underway, teaching marching band members the music, maneuvers and formations ...

Harrison school board discusses graduation requirements, superintendent evaluation  WV News

CLARKSBURG — The Harrison County Board of Education discussed graduation requirements during its meeting Tuesday night.

Warren & Betty Burnside Foundation awarded 136 scholarships in 2018  WV News

CLARKSBURG — The Warren & Betty Burnside Foundation celebrated 27 years of giving to Harrison County students in 2018.

Kimberly Ann Brown Toothman | Obituaries  WV News

BRIDGEPORT — Kimberly Ann Brown Toothman, 53, of Bridgeport, passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018, at Ruby Memorial Hospital.

Man facing 20 years for raping transgender student  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — A local man is facing 20 years in prison after he pleaded guilty Tuesday to beating and raping a transgender college student and going on a ...

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 ...

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 ...

BHS baseball coach Shields receives prestigious honor | Sports  WV News

Veteran Bridgeport baseball coach Robert Shields possesses a 767-235 career record with six state championships, including four Class AA titles in each of the ...

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.

Bridgeport high school sending experiment to International Space Station  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — If all goes as planned a mission to the International Space Station with 21 student experiments on board, including one from Fairchild Wheeler ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Donna 'Sue' Boyles Martin | Obituaries  WV News

NUTTER FORT — Donna “Sue” Boyles Martin, 74, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018, at the United Hospital Center following an ...

Youth worship, events restart at local churches | News  WV News

CLARKSBURG — Free weekly activities and games for children and teenagers at local churches promise to both educate and entertain youth this fall.

Elise Shutzer, Matthew Williams  The New York Times

Elise Shutzer and Matthew Williams met through the dating website

River City Festival of the Arts set for Memorial Day weekend  WV News

ROWLESBURG — Seven lively arts characterize the opening of the bicentennial celebration of Preston County at Rowlesburg's flagship River City Festival of ...

Pregnancy care center gives more than just clothing  WV News

KINGWOOD — On Monday, the James Issac Pregnancy Center held a clothing giveaway for families and children in need of material assistance.

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.

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 ...

Kingwood Walmart receives award for donations to local food pantries  WV News

KINGWOOD — More than 1500 families visit one of the 10 food pantries in Preston County every month — but from where does that food come?

W.Va. oil and gas legend continues to inspire through service, love for state, Ike Morris, founder of Waco Oil & Gas  WV News

GLENVILLE — The Washington Post may have said it best when writing about Glenville oil and gas man Ike Morris in a 1979 article on wildcatters.

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

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

Summertime is fun time in Preston County | Lifestyles  WV News

KINGWOOD — It's summertime! Wondering where to find the best places to get out and enjoy? Look no further than right here in Preston County.

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 ...

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 ...

Colorado company crafting Preston Bicentennial rifles | News  WV News

COLORADO — Attention all gun enthusiasts and collectors: Rocky Mountain Firearms have created a special rifle design in commemoration of Preston County's ...

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 ...

'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 ...

Block Party in Glen Elk Village | Tv  WV News

Representatives of various agencies offered information Thursday about help with homelessness during a block party at Glen Elk Village.

UPDATE: Man wanted by FBI for threatening President Donald Trump spotted in PA  WV News

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — A man is wanted for making threats against the President of the United States of America.

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 ...

Candidates for governor play it safe  CTPost

MASANTUCKET — The final debate in Connecticut's volatile race for governor starred Democrat Ned Lamont and Republican Bob Stefanowski, two major-party ...

Tatham disputes commission election results | News  WV News

KINGWOOD — The Preston County Commission certified all but one of the local election results of the May 8 primary on Thursday morning.

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.

Students showcase knowledge at Science and Social Studies Fair  WV News

KINGWOOD — Stomach butterflies and jitters were on full display Wednesday at the Preston County Schools Science and Social Studies Fair in the Craig Civic ...

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 ...

Preston Pride — Division II Social Studies Fair individual winners  WV News

KINGWOOD — The Preston County Social Studies Fair took place Feb. 21 at the Craig Civic Center in Kingwood.

Preston Chamber of Commerce honors local businesses | News  WV News

KINGWOOD — The Preston County business community was shining as bright as the sun Thursday, April 5, during the Preston Chamber of Commerce annual ...

Bridgeport high schools set goal of leveling playing field  Ct Post

Bridgeport's high schools -- Central, Bassick and Harding -- have struggled to compete in many sports in the FCIAC. Raising the bar will be difficult, but that's the ...

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 ...

New programs beginning at Louis Bennett Public Library  WV News

The Louis Bennett Public Library in Weston is emphasizing children and students in its activities.

49 years later, ‘Baby Susan’ reunites with those who saved her  CTPost

On the morning of Nov. 1, 1968, 16-year-old Bob Halstead, a Bridgeport high school student, was late — once again — for the car pool, and had to walk from his ...

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.

Ag commissioner visits Heasley Homestead for Maple Days  WV News

In a county in which maples are an important part of the hardwood industry, the Heasleys see a sweeter side of the trees adding to the economy through the ...

Boden named general manager of Preston newspapers | News  WV News

OAKLAND — Dave Boden, a veteran newspaperman with strong ties in West Virginia and Western Maryland, has been named general manager of the Preston ...

Early College program starts shaky, but shows promise  Ct Post

BRIDGEPORT -- The first thing high school senior Jean Joseph learned in the district's Early College/Dual Enrollment program this fall was to show up on time.

New day on horizon for Preston Sanitation customers  WV News

CHARLESTON — There is a light at the end of the tunnel for Preston Sanitation customers. On Jan. 25, the West Virginia Public *Service* Commission granted ...

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 ...

Man pleads not guilty to raping college student  CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — A Bridgeport man, on probation when, police said, he beat and raped a college student earlier this year, pleaded not guilty to numerous ...

Chevron Appalachia president to natural gas association: 'Now is the time to take deliberate actions'  WV News

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — The final day of meetings for the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia was all about current and future natural ...

Harding, Bassick football moving to SCC  CT Post

Two of Bridgeport's high school football programs are once again on the move. “We wanted to find ourselves in a competitive league, a great league, and it was ...

This Week's Wedding Announcements All of the weddings right here on one handy page for you  The New York Times

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

Preston Sanitation selling to Maryland company | News  WV News

TUNNELTON — Customers of Preston Sanitation may have a new garbage hauler in the near future.

Madonna grad Comis puts forth a huge game in win over Liberty  Martins Ferry Times Leader

It took Ross Comis the better part of a few days to wrap his head around what happened last Saturday. He didn't believe what he was hearing after the Massa.

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.

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...

Pasqual A. "Pat" Picariello - Obituaries  Bucks County Courier Times

Pasqual A. 'Pat' Picariello was 81 years of age when he died Friday, March 18, 2016.He has resided in Bristol, for five decades and was the son of Anna and ...

'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.

Lindsay Lady Knights put away Petrolia to advance to regional quarterfinals  North Texas e-News

The Lindsay Lady Knights plowed through Petrolia in straight sets to sweep the area round of the playoffs. (courtesy photo)

Ohio Rep. Jack Cera Holds Town Hall Meeting in Martins Ferry  Wheeling Intelligencer

MARTINS FERRY — Ohio Rep. Jack Cera spoke Thursday about topics such as infrastructure, local government funds, broadband, public education and the ...

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 ...

Playing to win the science fair  CT Post

HAMDEN — A Bridgeport high school freshman has found a scientific justification for playing video games. Playing the games before taking tests will actually ...

Matheny announces Process Division color scheme, marks employee's 25th anniversary  WV News

CLARKSBURG — Harrison Sheriff Robert Matheny on Thursday announced a new color scheme for his Process Division's uniforms and also commemorated ...

WVONGA panel examines Mountain State political climate  WV News

MORGANTOWN — With a month left to go before the general election, the Fall 2018 meeting of the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association concluded ...

Trade hub, power plant issues highlight WVONGA meeting  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Challenges and progress facing development of the petrochemical industry in the Mountain State were highlighted Monday during the Fall ...

Gazette layoffs include newsroom staff  WV News

CHARLESTON — Layoffs announced at the Charleston Gazette-Mail newspaper include several newsroom positions.

Man arrested after being found with weapon, drugs near school  WTOV Steubenville

A man was arrested after being found unconscious in a vehicle near Bridgeport High School.Investigators say Daniel Dokes was found around 2:30 p.m. with a ...

Old Timers name honorees for awards  Ct Post

The Greater Bridgeport Athletic Association will accord special recognition to Reggie Minton (Al Bike Outstanding Sportsman Award), Len Paoletta (Lou Bogash ...

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

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

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 ...

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.

Mountain Heritage & Wine Festival June 2 at Stonewall to showcase Appalachian culture  WV News

WESTON — The annual Mountain Heritage & Wine Festival featuring dozens of arts and crafts vendors, six of West Virginia's finest wineries, food and ...

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.

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