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By Geoff Fox By now, you’ve probably seen a number of tall gray boxes spring up along Main Street and the parking lot by BuddyLou’s. Those boxes are kiosks that will be replacing parking meters throughout town. A company by the name of Pango installed the kiosks and has ownership[Read More…]
A two-vehicle collision along U.S. 522 near River Road on Monday shut down traffic movement for more than an hour in the morning. According to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department, a female driver operating a small passenger car was traveling south on U.S. 522 shortly before 6:30 a.m. when her[Read More…]
West Virginia State Police formed a rolling roadblock on Potomac Road early last Thursday, September 15, ending a high-speed chase that began at about 1 a.m. on Wilkes Street in Berkeley Springs. According to a criminal complaint filed in Morgan County Magistrate Court by Trooper B.A. Meyers, police turned on[Read More…]
by Lisa Schauer “We’ve got a good group of girls, and we’re getting better each year,” said head coach Shawnda Wills, HHS class of 2009, now in her fourth year of coaching JV and varsity volleyball at Hancock High School. “I’ve been where they are, juggling school, and sports, and[Read More…]
by Kate Evans The Morgan County Homeless Coalition and the Morgan County Clergy Association are sponsoring a Mountains of Bluegrass and Praise event on Saturday, October 1 from 1-5 p.m. at Coolfont Resort at the pavilion. The event is free. The Homeless Coalition, which provides services in Morgan County and[Read More…]
Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of September 12-18: September 12 Traffic enforcement in the Hancock area with one stop. Assault in the 100 block of Franklin Street. Report to follow. Assist Washington County Sheriff’s Office in the 13,000 block of Millstone Circle. Trespassing in[Read More…]
by Geoff Fox Since Ben Lewis and Matt Goundry bought the shuttered Park N Dine restaurant earlier this year, people have been wondering what will become of the Hancock landmark. After the September town meeting, Goundry told town officials he’d like to rent the restaurant building to the Town of[Read More…]
Eleanor Jean Effland 1934-2022 Eleanor Jean Effland, age 88, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at War Memorial Hospital. She was born January 3, 1934 in Huntingdon, Pa., the only child of the late Alton Leroy and Hazel Elizabeth Wible Hooper. She was a member of[Read More…]
Joan Steen Kuiken Joan Steen Kuiken, age 87, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Sunday, September 18, 2022 at her home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. Arrangements are being handled by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, WV.