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  • Interchange Dedicated to Sgt. Todd May in Mt. Morris, PA

    Interchange Dedicated to Sgt. Todd May in Mt. Morris, PA

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:42:43 GMT
    Several law enforcement agencies from both Pennsylvania and West Virginia went to Mt. Morris, PA to show their support for an Interchange dedicated in Sgt. Todd May's memory."This was the site of a tragedy two years, five months, and eighteen days ago," said Monongalia County Sheriff Al Kisner. 
    Several law enforcement agencies from both Pennsylvania and West Virginia went to Mt. Morris, PA to show their support for an Interchange dedicated in Sgt. Todd May's memory."This was the site of a tragedy two years, five months, and eighteen days ago," said Monongalia County Sheriff Al Kisner. 
  • West Virginia Agencies Host Workshop on Human Trafficking

    West Virginia Agencies Host Workshop on Human Trafficking

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:26:38 GMT
    First responders, police officers, and educators from our state attended a workshop on Human Trafficking and related issues. West Virginia Intelligence Fusion Center and the Department of Homeland Security hosted the event.
    First responders, police officers, and educators from our state attended a workshop on Human Trafficking and related issues. West Virginia Intelligence Fusion Center and the Department of Homeland Security hosted the event.
  • Legendary Pirates Players Participate in Mon General Hospital Golf Outing

    Legendary Pirates Players Participate in Mon General Hospital Golf Outing

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:40:59 GMT
    More than 150 golfers turned out for the 6th Annual Million Dollar Shot Golf Tournament for Mon General Hospital.The golfers received a pleasant surprise when they found out they'd be competing against two legendary Pittsburgh Pirates, Bill Mazeroski and Elroy Face."I've been to quite a few of these golf tournaments for Mon general through Bob Toth who does a lot of help for Mon General Hospital and he does a great job," said Mazeroski. "I'm here with him and hopefully we can do a great job f...
    More than 150 golfers turned out for the 6th Annual Million Dollar Shot Golf Tournament for Mon General Hospital.The golfers received a pleasant surprise when they found out they'd be competing against two legendary Pittsburgh Pirates, Bill Mazeroski and Elroy Face."I've been to quite a few of these golf tournaments for Mon general through Bob Toth who does a lot of help for Mon General Hospital and he does a great job," said Mazeroski. "I'm here with him and hopefully we can do a great job f...
  • Preston County Man Arrested for DUI Causing Personal Injury

    Preston County Man Arrested for DUI Causing Personal Injury

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:08:57 GMT
    A Preston County man is in jail for DUI charges.The Preston County Sheriff’s Department arrested Christopher Byron Williams, 21, in Terra Alta early Saturday morning.Williams is being charged with DUI causing personal injury, DUI with reckless indifference, and DUI with child endangerment.Williams is in the North Central Regional Jail. Bail is set at $27,000.
    A Preston County man is in jail for DUI charges.The Preston County Sheriff’s Department arrested Christopher Byron Williams, 21, in Terra Alta early Saturday morning.Williams is being charged with DUI causing personal injury, DUI with reckless indifference, and DUI with child endangerment.Williams is in the North Central Regional Jail. Bail is set at $27,000.
  • Fairmont Residents Concerned About Residue Seen on Mon River

    Fairmont Residents Concerned About Residue Seen on Mon River

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:49:01 GMT
    Kevin McCoy took video of the Monongahela River on Saturday afternoon and posted it on Facebook. The river appeared to have some sort of liquid substance floating on the surface.He and several other people noticed it underneath the High Level Bridge in Fairmont, along with military boats.The Department of Environmental Protection Public Information Office said they are aware of the situation and are looking into it.They also said, “At this time, no industry, business, etc. has reported a spil...
    Kevin McCoy took video of the Monongahela River on Saturday afternoon and posted it on Facebook. The river appeared to have some sort of liquid substance floating on the surface.He and several other people noticed it underneath the High Level Bridge in Fairmont, along with military boats.The Department of Environmental Protection Public Information Office said they are aware of the situation and are looking into it.They also said, “At this time, no industry, business, etc. has reported a spil...
  • 1 Dead After UTV Accident in Marion County

    1 Dead After UTV Accident in Marion County

    Monday, July 14 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-07-14 17:53:09 GMT
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    John Stull, 31 of the Mannington area, was thrown from the UTC and pinned underneath, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Department.  He was pronounced dead at the scene. 
    John Stull, 31 of the Mannington area, was thrown from the UTC and pinned underneath, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Department.  He was pronounced dead at the scene. 
  • Million Dollar Homes: Waterfront Place Hotel Penthouse

    Million Dollar Homes: Waterfront Place Hotel Penthouse

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-07-11 13:33:46 GMT
    The property retails at $3.5 million. It cost Milan Puskar, the original owner, twice as much to build.
    The property retails at $3.5 million. It cost Milan Puskar, the original owner, twice as much to build.
  • WVU Hosts All Girl Engineering Camp

    WVU Hosts All Girl Engineering Camp

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-07-09 21:04:18 GMT
    The fact is, being a female in the engineering field means you're a minority. Only about 20 percent of today's engineers are women. That's why WVU is hosting an all girls engineering camp for high school students.
    The fact is, being a female in the engineering field means you're a minority. Only about 20 percent of today's engineers are women. That's why WVU is hosting an all girls engineering camp for high school students.
  • USA Softball Women's National Team Plays Double Header/Hosts Clinic in Morgantown

    USA Softball Women's National Team Plays Double Header/Hosts Clinic in Morgantown

    Thursday, July 3 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-07-03 22:37:06 GMT
    Girls from the USA Softball Nationals Team played a doubleheader July 3 at Hawley Field. But that wasn't the only reason for their visit. They hosted a softball clinic for 150 girls ages six to sixteen.One of the 150 clinic participants was Hannah Roberts,13, from North Carolina, who is one of the youngest women to be diagnosed with breast cancer. She's still going through medical procedures but because of Jackie Traina, the stand out on the USA Nationals Team, Roberts made it to Morgantown.W...
    Girls from the USA Softball Nationals Team played a doubleheader July 3 at Hawley Field. But that wasn't the only reason for their visit. They hosted a softball clinic for 150 girls ages six to sixteen.One of the 150 clinic participants was Hannah Roberts,13, from North Carolina, who is one of the youngest women to be diagnosed with breast cancer. She's still going through medical procedures but because of Jackie Traina, the stand out on the USA Nationals Team, Roberts made it to Morgantown.W...
  • WVU Unveils First New Building In String of Construction Projects

    WVU Unveils First New Building In String of Construction Projects

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 8:58 AM EDT2014-07-02 12:58:50 GMT
    WVU has spent more than $250 million on construction for the campus, and that's just for academic buildings. Tuesday the university unveiled the newest completion on the Evansdale campus.
    WVU has spent more than $250 million on construction for the campus, and that's just for academic buildings. Tuesday the university unveiled the newest completion on the Evansdale campus.
  • Wounded Warrior Benefit Concert in the Works for Marvin's Mountaintop in Preston County

    Wounded Warrior Benefit Concert in the Works for Marvin's Mountaintop in Preston County

    Monday, June 30 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-06-30 22:01:10 GMT
    Preston County Commission has written a letter of support for a Wounded Warrior benefit concert planned for August 2, 2014.The letter will be included in the group's application to the state to serve beer at Marvin's Mountaintop, the former location of the All Good Festival. It hasn't been a music venue since the last All Good.Organizers plan on announcing several bands that will be included in the lineup for the concert on July, 1.Tickets will be $55 and all of the proceeds will benefit to t...
    Preston County Commission has written a letter of support for a Wounded Warrior benefit concert planned for August 2, 2014.The letter will be included in the group's application to the state to serve beer at Marvin's Mountaintop, the former location of the All Good Festival. It hasn't been a music venue since the last All Good.Organizers plan on announcing several bands that will be included in the lineup for the concert on July, 1.Tickets will be $55 and all of the proceeds will benefit to t...
  • Road Delays Scheduled for Willowdale Road Area of Morgantown

    Road Delays Scheduled for Willowdale Road Area of Morgantown

    Monday, June 30 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-06-30 21:53:48 GMT
    Morgantown residents can expect traffic delays this week while the city continues the 2014 Street Paving Project.Spring Street, Spring Branch Road, Morgan Street, Ridgley Road, Randolph Road, and George Street will all be affected in the area of Willowdale Road.At least one lane will be closed, or even the entire street daily, during work hours.The city is asking residents to use alternate routes. The project should be completed on Thursday, July 3.
    Morgantown residents can expect traffic delays this week while the city continues the 2014 Street Paving Project.Spring Street, Spring Branch Road, Morgan Street, Ridgley Road, Randolph Road, and George Street will all be affected in the area of Willowdale Road.At least one lane will be closed, or even the entire street daily, during work hours.The city is asking residents to use alternate routes. The project should be completed on Thursday, July 3.
  • Mon General Hospital Hosts 'Decon Drill' for Hospitals Across the Area

    Mon General Hospital Hosts 'Decon Drill' for Hospitals Across the Area

    Monday, June 30 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-06-30 21:45:25 GMT
    Hospitals are required to do an annual Decon Drill. Mon General invited hospitals from across the state to come and learn how to work together to better serve the community."We do have a scenario. We have a truck that crashed on the interstate and was carrying various chemicals that all mixed up, so we don't know what we're dealing with," explained Maxine Cantis, the Patient and Environmental Safety Coordinator at Mon General Hospital. "We have training suits on today because it's so hot. We ...
    Hospitals are required to do an annual Decon Drill. Mon General invited hospitals from across the state to come and learn how to work together to better serve the community."We do have a scenario. We have a truck that crashed on the interstate and was carrying various chemicals that all mixed up, so we don't know what we're dealing with," explained Maxine Cantis, the Patient and Environmental Safety Coordinator at Mon General Hospital. "We have training suits on today because it's so hot. We ...
  • 8th Annual WV Bass Federation Pro Tournament Held in Monongalia County

    8th Annual WV Bass Federation Pro Tournament Held in Monongalia County

    Friday, June 27 2014 7:33 PM EDT2014-06-27 23:33:17 GMT
    The chief of police, mayor, and a county commissioner were all celebrities featured in the tournament. It's a chance for local residents to enjoy something they might not get to very often.
    The chief of police, mayor, and a county commissioner were all celebrities featured in the tournament. It's a chance for local residents to enjoy something they might not get to very often.
  • HealthNet Helicopter Hangar Ribbon Cutting and Dedication

    HealthNet Helicopter Hangar Ribbon Cutting and Dedication

    Thursday, June 26 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-06-26 21:49:36 GMT
    The country roads that West Virginia is so famous for, make it hard for emergency vehicles to get people the help they need. That's where HealthNet comes in. It helps thousands of West Virginians every year.
    The country roads that West Virginia is so famous for, make it hard for emergency vehicles to get people the help they need. That's where HealthNet comes in. It helps thousands of West Virginians every year.
  • Downstream Strategies: Heavy Trucks Play a Part in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Downstream Strategies: Heavy Trucks Play a Part in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Thursday, June 26 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-06-26 13:54:07 GMT
    Heavy truck makes a wide turn onto the Walnut Street Bridge in downtown Morgantown.Heavy truck makes a wide turn onto the Walnut Street Bridge in downtown Morgantown.
    The noise complaints don't only come from residential neighborhoods, but businesses that say the noise interferes with meetings.
    The noise complaints don't only come from residential neighborhoods, but businesses that say the noise interferes with meetings.
  • Monongalia County Commission Approves Several Motions at June 25 Meeting

    Monongalia County Commission Approves Several Motions at June 25 Meeting

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:41:11 GMT
    The Monongalia County Commission has approved several motions, including a plan to consolidate 20 voting precincts through House Bill 4473.Eleven precincts will be moved within a few miles of the original and most were provided with handicapped accessibility.The commission also approved a countywide EMS plan after some differences between Mon EMS, Star City and Jan Care."People wanted to get their piece of the pie. My concern, as was the other commissioners, is we need to provide a service an...
    The Monongalia County Commission has approved several motions, including a plan to consolidate 20 voting precincts through House Bill 4473.Eleven precincts will be moved within a few miles of the original and most were provided with handicapped accessibility.The commission also approved a countywide EMS plan after some differences between Mon EMS, Star City and Jan Care."People wanted to get their piece of the pie. My concern, as was the other commissioners, is we need to provide a service an...
  • Tomblin Participates in Ceremonial Signing at Eastwood Elementary

    Tomblin Participates in Ceremonial Signing at Eastwood Elementary

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:16:38 GMT
    Governor Earl Ray Tomblin was at Eastwood Elementary School in Monongalia County on Wednesday.The Governor participated in a ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 209 and House Bill 4619.The Senate Bill allows specials needs student to participate in graduation ceremonies. House Bill 4619 authorizes innovation in school districts."We can look at our state educational system and to ask for an opportunity to waive either law or policy to be able to create an innovative zone as a county," said Monon...
    Governor Earl Ray Tomblin was at Eastwood Elementary School in Monongalia County on Wednesday.The Governor participated in a ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 209 and House Bill 4619.The Senate Bill allows specials needs student to participate in graduation ceremonies. House Bill 4619 authorizes innovation in school districts."We can look at our state educational system and to ask for an opportunity to waive either law or policy to be able to create an innovative zone as a county," said Monon...
  • 3 Men Sentenced in Nov. 2013 WVU Fraternity Hazing Incident

    3 Men Sentenced in Nov. 2013 WVU Fraternity Hazing Incident

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-06-24 21:33:58 GMT
    A New Jersey man pleaded no contest in connection to a November 2013 hazing incident at West Virginia University's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity on North Spruce Street in Monongalia County Court Tuesday.
    A New Jersey man pleaded no contest in connection to a November 2013 hazing incident at West Virginia University's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity on North Spruce Street in Monongalia County Court Tuesday.
  • Morgantown City Councilor and Officer Receive State 2013 Main Street Volunteer Awards

    Morgantown City Councilor and Officer Receive State 2013 Main Street Volunteer Awards

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-06-24 21:33:33 GMT
    Citizens from Morgantown are being recognized for the good work they've done withMain Streett Morgantown.Governor Earl Ray Tomblin Presented the 2013 Main Street Volunteer Awards Wednesday, June 18. Bill Kawecki, a Morgantown city councilor, was selected by the board and committees of Main Street Morgantown for the Volunteer of the Year award."The city of Morgantown has numbers of volunteers, and numbers of organizations, and I'm involved with a lot of them as a city council person," said Kaw...
    Citizens from Morgantown are being recognized for the good work they've done withMain Streett Morgantown.Governor Earl Ray Tomblin Presented the 2013 Main Street Volunteer Awards Wednesday, June 18. Bill Kawecki, a Morgantown city councilor, was selected by the board and committees of Main Street Morgantown for the Volunteer of the Year award."The city of Morgantown has numbers of volunteers, and numbers of organizations, and I'm involved with a lot of them as a city council person," said Kaw...
  • Morgantown City Council Presented with Heavy Truck Traffic Ordinance

    Morgantown City Council Presented with Heavy Truck Traffic Ordinance

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-06-24 21:33:06 GMT
    Morgantown City Council Committee of the Whole will meet Tuesday, June 24. One of the main topics on the agenda is a presentation on heavy truck traffic downtown.The organization Safe Streets Morgantown is trying to reduce the truck traffic in the area. The group's proposal says the ordinance would affect trucks with a gross weight of more than 20 thousand pounds.There are exceptions in the proposal. Trucks working with downtown businesses, sanitation and emergency vehicles would not be inclu...
    Morgantown City Council Committee of the Whole will meet Tuesday, June 24. One of the main topics on the agenda is a presentation on heavy truck traffic downtown.The organization Safe Streets Morgantown is trying to reduce the truck traffic in the area. The group's proposal says the ordinance would affect trucks with a gross weight of more than 20 thousand pounds.There are exceptions in the proposal. Trucks working with downtown businesses, sanitation and emergency vehicles would not be inclu...
  • Children Under 18 Provided Free Meals Throughout the Summer

    Children Under 18 Provided Free Meals Throughout the Summer

    Monday, June 23 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-06-23 21:51:11 GMT
    During the school year, students learn reading writing and arithmetic, but they're also provided with at least one healthy meal per day. During the summer months, it's hard for them to get that nutritious meal. Monongalia County has a way for them to get that, and it's all for free."For breakfast we had cereal, oranges, orange juice, and milk," said Marissa Kulyk, the Community Coordinator for Energy Express. "And then for lunch we had grilled cheese, green beans, apples, and milk."Anyone und...
    During the school year, students learn reading writing and arithmetic, but they're also provided with at least one healthy meal per day. During the summer months, it's hard for them to get that nutritious meal. Monongalia County has a way for them to get that, and it's all for free."For breakfast we had cereal, oranges, orange juice, and milk," said Marissa Kulyk, the Community Coordinator for Energy Express. "And then for lunch we had grilled cheese, green beans, apples, and milk."Anyone und...
  • Monongalia County Groups and VRide Bringing Vanpooling to the Area

    Monongalia County Groups and VRide Bringing Vanpooling to the Area

    Monday, June 23 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-06-23 21:40:14 GMT
    Vanpooling is an environmentally friendly way to get around.WVU Transportation, Mountainline, and V-Ride are working together to make vanpooling more accessible in the area. The three groups are working on a subsidy program to make van-pooling more affordable and held an open house Monday to spread the word."Depending on the group size we can taylor the vehicle to your needs," said Todd Arrup, Vride. "Number one you can save money on gas, you're going to save wear and tear on your vehicle, yo...
    Vanpooling is an environmentally friendly way to get around.WVU Transportation, Mountainline, and V-Ride are working together to make vanpooling more accessible in the area. The three groups are working on a subsidy program to make van-pooling more affordable and held an open house Monday to spread the word."Depending on the group size we can taylor the vehicle to your needs," said Todd Arrup, Vride. "Number one you can save money on gas, you're going to save wear and tear on your vehicle, yo...
  • Debris Flush Scheduled at Morgantown Dam

    Debris Flush Scheduled at Morgantown Dam

    Monday, June 23 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-06-23 21:34:00 GMT
    There is a drift release scheduled at the Morgantown Dam July 24. Robert D Smith, the Area Lockmaster of the Upper Monongahela River, says the drift release will be at 9 AM.Smith says there is a large amount of debris behind gate four at the Morgantown Dam.The Lockmaster says they are forced to flush the debris to continue with the lubrication of the lift chains.
    There is a drift release scheduled at the Morgantown Dam July 24. Robert D Smith, the Area Lockmaster of the Upper Monongahela River, says the drift release will be at 9 AM.Smith says there is a large amount of debris behind gate four at the Morgantown Dam.The Lockmaster says they are forced to flush the debris to continue with the lubrication of the lift chains.
  • NIOSH Building and Road Closed Evacuated After Gas Leak in Star City

    NIOSH Building and Road Closed Evacuated After Gas Leak in Star City

    Friday, June 20 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-06-20 21:18:09 GMT
    NIOSH Building L was evacuated Friday afternoon after a gas leak near the building.inciden...
    NIOSH Building L was evacuated Friday afternoon after a gas leak near the building.inciden...
  • Welcome Centers Celebrate West Virginia's 151 Birthday

    Welcome Centers Celebrate West Virginia's 151 Birthday

    Friday, June 20 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-06-20 21:08:40 GMT
    People from the PA line, all the way down through the state were celebrating at Welcome Centers on the interstates.
    People from the PA line, all the way down through the state were celebrating at Welcome Centers on the interstates.
  • Professional Children's Theater Presents 'The Unlucky Princess Battles the Ghouls (And Other Adventures)'

    Professional Children's Theater Presents 'The Unlucky Princess Battles the Ghouls (And Other Adventures)'

    Friday, June 20 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-06-20 19:28:19 GMT
    Mountain State Repertory Theater is the WVU Summer School of Theater and Dance, and it's doing something new this season.
    Mountain State Repertory Theater is the WVU Summer School of Theater and Dance, and it's doing something new this season.
  • Monongalia County Sheriff Supports Deputy Who Shot Dog

    Monongalia County Sheriff Supports Deputy Who Shot Dog

    Thursday, June 19 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-06-19 21:59:07 GMT
    There's been a lot of attention on social media after a Monongalia County Sheriff's Deputy shot a dog, Dixie, that later died at the vet. 
    There's been a lot of attention on social media after a Monongalia County Sheriff's Deputy shot a dog, Dixie, that later died at the vet. 
  • Granville Fire Department Trying to Add Paid Firefighters

    Granville Fire Department Trying to Add Paid Firefighters

    Thursday, June 19 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-06-19 20:30:28 GMT
    The town of Granville wants to add paid firefighters to its payroll.Currently, there's a volunteer-only company and firefighters said it's getting harder to find volunteers.
    The town of Granville wants to add paid firefighters to its payroll.Currently, there's a volunteer-only company and firefighters said it's getting harder to find volunteers.
  • Approximately 300 Preston County Residents Might Remain Without City Water

    Approximately 300 Preston County Residents Might Remain Without City Water

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-06-18 13:27:48 GMT
    Image courtesy of MGN Online.Image courtesy of MGN Online.

    Preston County Public Service District (PSD) No. 4 sent a letter just a few weeks ago explaining an Abandoned Mine Land (AML) waterline project would not be fully funded. That leaves around 300 households who previously thought they'd finally get running city water hanging out to dry.

    Preston County Public Service District (PSD) No. 4 sent a letter just a few weeks ago explaining an Abandoned Mine Land (AML) waterline project would not be fully funded. That leaves around 300 households who previously thought they'd finally get running city water hanging out to dry.

  • The Edventure Group Molds the Next Generation of Leaders

    The Edventure Group Molds the Next Generation of Leaders

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-06-17 16:43:08 GMT
    The conference room at the Hilton Garden Inn was filled with future valedictorians, school principals, and maybe even a president on Thursday. They all received a lesson in leadership at the WVU Edventure Group's annual Nailler Learn2Lead Summer Workshop.
    The conference room at the Hilton Garden Inn was filled with future valedictorians, school principals, and maybe even a president on Thursday. They all received a lesson in leadership at the WVU Edventure Group's annual Nailler Learn2Lead Summer Workshop.
  • WVU Engineering Student Turns Hobby Into Profession

    WVU Engineering Student Turns Hobby Into Profession

    Monday, June 16 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-06-16 21:46:06 GMT
    Clayton DavisClayton Davis
    Glass working has always been a part of Morgantown's history, and that's documented in the Seneca Center, but the medium has died off over the past several years. One native is trying to bring that culture back."It started out as a hobby and I've just really enjoyed my time doing it," said Clayton Davis. 
    Glass working has always been a part of Morgantown's history, and that's documented in the Seneca Center, but the medium has died off over the past several years. One native is trying to bring that culture back."It started out as a hobby and I've just really enjoyed my time doing it," said Clayton Davis. 
  • Coordinating Council on Homelessness Places Chronically Homeless Individuals

    Coordinating Council on Homelessness Places Chronically Homeless Individuals

    Friday, June 13 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-06-13 21:29:49 GMT

    The New York based non-profit organization 'Community Solutions' started a campaign to end homelessness. '100,000 Homes' set out to house 100,000 chronically homeless individuals in four years. It reached that goal with the help of communities across the nation, some right here in West Virginia.

    The New York based non-profit organization 'Community Solutions' started a campaign to end homelessness. '100,000 Homes' set out to house 100,000 chronically homeless individuals in four years. It reached that goal with the help of communities across the nation, some right here in West Virginia.

  • Largest Turnout Yet at 2014 Mid-Atlantic Wildfire Training Academy

    Largest Turnout Yet at 2014 Mid-Atlantic Wildfire Training Academy

    Thursday, June 12 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-06-12 21:42:54 GMT

    Forest fires are a very real danger and the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Wildfire Training Academy held at WVU teaches people how to fight those fires, so they can better protect their communities.

    Forest fires are a very real danger and the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Wildfire Training Academy held at WVU teaches people how to fight those fires, so they can better protect their communities.

  • Camp Muffly Has Record Number of 4-H'ers

    Camp Muffly Has Record Number of 4-H'ers

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-06-11 15:31:26 GMT
    4-H'ers practice archery at Camp Muffly, which has a record number of campers this summer.4-H'ers practice archery at Camp Muffly, which has a record number of campers this summer.
    "Head, Heart, Hands, and Health," that's the 4-H motto. This year Camp Muffly has a record number of older campers."We're so happy to have everyone here," said Becca Clark.
    "Head, Heart, Hands, and Health," that's the 4-H motto. This year Camp Muffly has a record number of older campers."We're so happy to have everyone here," said Becca Clark.
  • Betty Puskar Breast Care Center Dedicates Ultrasound Suite

    Betty Puskar Breast Care Center Dedicates Ultrasound Suite

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-06-10 21:14:23 GMT

    The Betty Puskar Breast Care Center dedicated its new ultrasound imaging suite. It brings a personal touch to a disease that affects so many people.

    "What we were doing, was dedicating the Robin Troy Memorial Suite. Robin was my wife, she lost her battle with breast cancer in 2011. Of course, it was devastating it still is to us," said Jim Troy.

    The Betty Puskar Breast Care Center dedicated its new ultrasound imaging suite. It brings a personal touch to a disease that affects so many people.

    "What we were doing, was dedicating the Robin Troy Memorial Suite. Robin was my wife, she lost her battle with breast cancer in 2011. Of course, it was devastating it still is to us," said Jim Troy.

  • WVU and OSHA Help Prevent Falls in Construction

    WVU and OSHA Help Prevent Falls in Construction

    Friday, June 6 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-06-06 21:29:45 GMT
    The summer months are prime time for construction, that couldn't be more true in Morgantown. What some people don't realize is that being a construction worker can get dangerous, especially when you're dealing with extremely high heights."When we look at the statistics relating to fall protection, we're looking at from 1992 to 2014 we're looking at an average of 721 workers a year dying in work related falls in the workplace," said Mark Cangemi, a Technical Training Specialist for Honeywell.T...
    The summer months are prime time for construction, that couldn't be more true in Morgantown. What some people don't realize is that being a construction worker can get dangerous, especially when you're dealing with extremely high heights."When we look at the statistics relating to fall protection, we're looking at from 1992 to 2014 we're looking at an average of 721 workers a year dying in work related falls in the workplace," said Mark Cangemi, a Technical Training Specialist for Honeywell.T...
  • Public Service Commission Conducts Roadcheck 2014

    Public Service Commission Conducts Roadcheck 2014

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-06-04 23:38:19 GMT

    Thousands of commercial vehicles drive on the interstate and highways every single day. It's important for drivers to keep track of their brakes, and even their sleep times. That's why the Public Service Commission is conducting a 72 hour safety road check.

    Thousands of commercial vehicles drive on the interstate and highways every single day. It's important for drivers to keep track of their brakes, and even their sleep times. That's why the Public Service Commission is conducting a 72 hour safety road check.

  • 26th Annual Institute on Aging Held in Morgantown

    26th Annual Institute on Aging Held in Morgantown

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-06-04 21:04:16 GMT

    The 26th annual Institute on Aging is being held at Lakeview Resort this week.

    The 26th annual Institute on Aging is being held at Lakeview Resort this week.

  • Monongalia County Commission Asks for Help Fighting Mon Power Rates

    Monongalia County Commission Asks for Help Fighting Mon Power Rates

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-06-04 21:02:21 GMT

    Monongalia County Commission is standing up to Mon Power's proposed rate increases.

    Monongalia County Commission is standing up to Mon Power's proposed rate increases.

  • 'Save the Tygart Watershed Association' Members Teach at Preston County School

    'Save the Tygart Watershed Association' Members Teach at Preston County School

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-06-03 22:38:07 GMT
    'Save the Tygart Watershed Association' came to Fellowsville Elementary School to teach the students about the water cycle and even look at some creepy crawlers. But what they're most concerned with is the quality of water of the left and right fork that leads into Little Sandy Creek.
    'Save the Tygart Watershed Association' came to Fellowsville Elementary School to teach the students about the water cycle and even look at some creepy crawlers. But what they're most concerned with is the quality of water of the left and right fork that leads into Little Sandy Creek.
  • Preston Memorial Hospital Holds 'Decontamination Drill'

    Preston Memorial Hospital Holds 'Decontamination Drill'

    Friday, May 30 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-05-30 16:57:23 GMT
    Preston Memorial Hospital held it's second Emergency Preparedness Decontamination Drill. With the help of the community, they're hoping that they will be prepared for any situation.
    Preston Memorial Hospital held it's second Emergency Preparedness Decontamination Drill. With the help of the community, they're hoping that they will be prepared for any situation.
  • 'Teaming to Win 2014' Helps Businesses Network and Grow

    'Teaming to Win 2014' Helps Businesses Network and Grow

    Thursday, May 29 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-05-29 21:44:54 GMT
    More than 125 businesses came to Morgantown for the annual ?'Teaming to Win 2014'? Conference. It helps businesses network and grow.
    More than 125 businesses came to Morgantown for the annual ?'Teaming to Win 2014'? Conference. It helps businesses network and grow.
  • WVU Research Shows Fear of Dentist Causes Problems for Patient

    WVU Research Shows Fear of Dentist Causes Problems for Patient

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-05-27 22:42:15 GMT

    Going to the dentist might not be your favorite biannual event. New study done at WVU says that the fear of going to the dentist actually causes more problems in the long run.

    Going to the dentist might not be your favorite biannual event. New study done at WVU says that the fear of going to the dentist actually causes more problems in the long run.

  • Crossfit Community Honors Fallen Heroes with 'The Murph Challenge'

    Crossfit Community Honors Fallen Heroes with 'The Murph Challenge'

    Monday, May 26 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-05-26 20:27:08 GMT
    The movie 'Lone Survivor' is follows the story of Lt. Michael Murphy, a Navy Seal who was killed in action.Local Crossfit gyms joined thousands across the country to recognize Lt. Murphy's act of courage with 'The Murph Challenge' on Memorial Day."He was a Crossfitter and we use it as a way to remember fallen heroes in the Crossfit community," said Thomas Hooton, the owner and head coach of Mountaineer Crossfit. "Crossfit is very military oriented, I think it was designed for the military."Lt...
    The movie 'Lone Survivor' is follows the story of Lt. Michael Murphy, a Navy Seal who was killed in action.Local Crossfit gyms joined thousands across the country to recognize Lt. Murphy's act of courage with 'The Murph Challenge' on Memorial Day."He was a Crossfitter and we use it as a way to remember fallen heroes in the Crossfit community," said Thomas Hooton, the owner and head coach of Mountaineer Crossfit. "Crossfit is very military oriented, I think it was designed for the military."Lt...
  • Traffic Deaths Related to Prescription Drug Use Doubles

    Traffic Deaths Related to Prescription Drug Use Doubles

    Friday, May 23 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-05-23 22:45:41 GMT
    Driving isn't always an easy task. Drivers have to worry about the people around them, and their state of mind. When those people are under the influence of alcohol or drugs, even prescribed ones, things could get dangerous.The WVU Injury and Control Research Center did a study that found the use of prescription drugs in fatal car accidents doubled over a decade."We found that driver use of prescription drugs such as Opioids and Benzodiazapines has risen a lot," said Motao Zhu, the Program Di...
    Driving isn't always an easy task. Drivers have to worry about the people around them, and their state of mind. When those people are under the influence of alcohol or drugs, even prescribed ones, things could get dangerous.The WVU Injury and Control Research Center did a study that found the use of prescription drugs in fatal car accidents doubled over a decade."We found that driver use of prescription drugs such as Opioids and Benzodiazapines has risen a lot," said Motao Zhu, the Program Di...
  • Preserving WV: Elkins Coal and Coke Building

    Preserving WV: Elkins Coal and Coke Building

    Thursday, May 22 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-05-22 21:09:56 GMT
    The Mon River and Deckers Creek Trails span across 48 miles of West Virginia. Tucked away on Deckers Creek Trail is the Elkins Coal and Coke Building. It's 13 miles from Morgantown in Masontown. It's suffered from dilapidation and vandalism but one group is hoping to make it a part of the trails and not just a part of history..
    The Mon River and Deckers Creek Trails span across 48 miles of West Virginia. Tucked away on Deckers Creek Trail is the Elkins Coal and Coke Building. It's 13 miles from Morgantown in Masontown. It's suffered from dilapidation and vandalism but one group is hoping to make it a part of the trails and not just a part of history..
  • RRT: Nonna's Bakery and Deli

    RRT: Nonna's Bakery and Deli

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-05-21 20:52:10 GMT
    When my Nonna, Leona Masciantonio, 85, heard that there was another Nonna in Morgantown giving her a run for her money, she had to try it for herself. Food and Family go hand in hand, especially if you're Italian, and that couldn't be more true for Nonna's Bakery and Deli.
    When my Nonna, Leona Masciantonio, 85, heard that there was another Nonna in Morgantown giving her a run for her money, she had to try it for herself. Food and Family go hand in hand, especially if you're Italian, and that couldn't be more true for Nonna's Bakery and Deli.
  • UPDATE: State Family Programs Still Fighting Governor for Funding

    UPDATE: State Family Programs Still Fighting Governor for Funding

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-05-21 20:12:23 GMT
    The Our Children, Our Future Campaign held a media conference call Thursday. The campaign is making a last stand to save 80 jobs that are on the chopping block and to get a million dollars restored to the family programs in the state.
    The Our Children, Our Future Campaign held a media conference call Thursday. The campaign is making a last stand to save 80 jobs that are on the chopping block and to get a million dollars restored to the family programs in the state.
  • Local Health Departments Promoting Safe and Healthy Swimming

    Local Health Departments Promoting Safe and Healthy Swimming

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-05-20 21:58:24 GMT

    This week is National Recreation and Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week. With the sun peaking out from behind the clouds and the students getting ready to get out of school, the pools need to be ready to go. It takes a lot for pools to be swimmer ready.

    This week is National Recreation and Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week. With the sun peaking out from behind the clouds and the students getting ready to get out of school, the pools need to be ready to go. It takes a lot for pools to be swimmer ready.

  • National Dog Bite Prevention Week Shines Light on Animal Safety

    National Dog Bite Prevention Week Shines Light on Animal Safety

    Friday, May 16 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-05-16 21:43:32 GMT
    National Dog Bite Prevention Week is right around the corner. Local agencies are letting people know even though dogs are a man's best friend, they still have teeth and it hurts when they use them.
    National Dog Bite Prevention Week is right around the corner. Local agencies are letting people know even though dogs are a man's best friend, they still have teeth and it hurts when they use them.
  • BOE and County Commission Primary Elections Heat Up in Preston County

    BOE and County Commission Primary Elections Heat Up in Preston County

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-05-14 03:21:56 GMT
    Primary Election coverage in Preston County focused on two races. One for a County Commission seat that is up for grabs and three positions available on the Board of Education.
    Primary Election coverage in Preston County focused on two races. One for a County Commission seat that is up for grabs and three positions available on the Board of Education.
  • Local 8th Grader Heads to National Geography Bee for 3rd Time

    Local 8th Grader Heads to National Geography Bee for 3rd Time

    Monday, May 12 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-05-12 22:57:34 GMT
    Andrew Christy after winning the Geography Bee at St. Francis Catholic School for the third year in a row.Andrew Christy after winning the Geography Bee at St. Francis Catholic School for the third year in a row.
    Representing your school in the State Geography Bee is a big deal. Doing it three years in a row is an even bigger deal. One student is even heading to the National Geographic Bee in Washington DC on May 19."In fifth grade the teacher announced that we were having a Geography Bee. I had no idea what that was," said Andrew Christy, an 8th grader at St. Francis Catholic School in Morgantown. "I did pretty well so I thought it would be cool to keep going. And I did keep going. I got the second i...
    Representing your school in the State Geography Bee is a big deal. Doing it three years in a row is an even bigger deal. One student is even heading to the National Geographic Bee in Washington DC on May 19."In fifth grade the teacher announced that we were having a Geography Bee. I had no idea what that was," said Andrew Christy, an 8th grader at St. Francis Catholic School in Morgantown. "I did pretty well so I thought it would be cool to keep going. And I did keep going. I got the second i...
  • Cyclists Ride in 36th Annual Appalachian Spring Spectacular

    Cyclists Ride in 36th Annual Appalachian Spring Spectacular

    Sunday, May 4 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-05-04 22:18:57 GMT

    A 25 mile car ride is nothing, but when you travel 25 miles on a bike it takes a little but more time and energy. And that was just the shortest trail that you could choose from on the Spring Spectacular list provided by Country Roads Cyclists on Sunday for their annual Appalachian Spring Spectacular.

    A 25 mile car ride is nothing, but when you travel 25 miles on a bike it takes a little but more time and energy. And that was just the shortest trail that you could choose from on the Spring Spectacular list provided by Country Roads Cyclists on Sunday for their annual Appalachian Spring Spectacular.

  • Bone Marrow Transplant Survivors Meet in Morgantown

    Bone Marrow Transplant Survivors Meet in Morgantown

    Saturday, May 3 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-05-04 01:45:36 GMT
    Being a bone marrow transplant survivor is a great accomplishment. for the patients and the hospital staff. Both patients and staff from WVU met at Lakeview Golf Resort Saturday to celebrate their achievements.
    Being a bone marrow transplant survivor is a great accomplishment. for the patients and the hospital staff. Both patients and staff from WVU met at Lakeview Golf Resort Saturday to celebrate their achievements.
  • Friends of the Cheat Hosts 20th Annual Cheat River Festival

    Friends of the Cheat Hosts 20th Annual Cheat River Festival

    Saturday, May 3 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-05-04 01:42:42 GMT

    The Cheat River Festival is celebrating 20 years of bringing together music, vendors, and of course water.

    The Cheat River Festival is celebrating 20 years of bringing together music, vendors, and of course water.

  • Mountaineer Boys and Girls Club Host Music and Arts Festival

    Mountaineer Boys and Girls Club Host Music and Arts Festival

    Saturday, May 3 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-05-04 01:40:14 GMT

    The Mountaineer Boys and Girls Club hosted the Arts and Music Festival at Woodburn Park near it's new location at the former Woodburn Elementary School.

    The Mountaineer Boys and Girls Club hosted the Arts and Music Festival at Woodburn Park near it's new location at the former Woodburn Elementary School.

  • Friends of the Cheat Fix Bull Run and Kick-off Cheat River Festival

    Friends of the Cheat Fix Bull Run and Kick-off Cheat River Festival

    Friday, May 2 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-05-02 21:15:12 GMT

    Friends of the Cheat had excess money from the white water fund and raised money through private donations to fix the road. Contractors and a few workers from the department of highways dug up big rocks and put down gravel so drivers would have a safer trip to the river access.

    Friends of the Cheat had excess money from the white water fund and raised money through private donations to fix the road. Contractors and a few workers from the department of highways dug up big rocks and put down gravel so drivers would have a safer trip to the river access.

  • Parent's Place Provides Unique Learning Experience for Children

    Parent's Place Provides Unique Learning Experience for Children

    Thursday, May 1 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-05-01 21:34:36 GMT

    Everyone's heard the phrase, 'It takes a village to raise a child.' A local non-profit organization in Morgantown is putting a twist on the saying.

    Everyone's heard the phrase, 'It takes a village to raise a child.' A local non-profit organization in Morgantown is putting a twist on the saying.

  • Local High School Places Top 16 in National Science Bowl Competition

    Local High School Places Top 16 in National Science Bowl Competition

    Thursday, May 1 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-05-01 20:11:20 GMT

    The Morgantown High School Science Bowl Team placed 13th out of 68 teams from across the country.

    The Morgantown High School Science Bowl Team placed 13th out of 68 teams from across the country.

  • Morgantown Conventions and Visitor's Bureau to Open Satellite Office on High Street

    Morgantown Conventions and Visitor's Bureau to Open Satellite Office on High Street

    Thursday, May 1 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-05-01 19:45:02 GMT
    The new office is part of the CVB's growth plan and will allow employees to easily direct visitors to downtown sites.
    The new office is part of the CVB's growth plan and will allow employees to easily direct visitors to downtown sites.
  • WVU Journalism Class Creates Website About 'Study Drugs'

    WVU Journalism Class Creates Website About 'Study Drugs'

    Thursday, May 1 2014 8:39 AM EDT2014-05-01 12:39:49 GMT
    It's finals week at West Virginia University, which means thousands of students have their noses in books studying for tests. But what lengths will some students go to get that 'A'? A group at West Virginia University found out.
    It's finals week at West Virginia University, which means thousands of students have their noses in books studying for tests. But what lengths will some students go to get that 'A'? A group at West Virginia University found out.
  • WVU Ceramics Department to Host Annual Pottery Sale

    WVU Ceramics Department to Host Annual Pottery Sale

    Friday, April 25 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-04-25 20:41:37 GMT

    The sale is going on until 6:00 Friday night at the WVU Creative Arts Center. It will continue Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the CAC.

    The sale is going on until 6:00 Friday night at the WVU Creative Arts Center. It will continue Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the CAC.

  • Preston County Workshop To Host Open House

    Preston County Workshop To Host Open House

    Friday, April 25 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-04-25 20:34:24 GMT
    The workshop hires people with disabilities and teaches them how to grow their own produce at home.
    The workshop hires people with disabilities and teaches them how to grow their own produce at home.
  • MUB Partners With Downstream Strategies for Source Water Protection Planning

    MUB Partners With Downstream Strategies for Source Water Protection Planning

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-04-25 16:28:11 GMT
    Morgantown Utility Board partnered with Downstream Strategies to plan and protect against source water contamination.Morgantown Utility Board partnered with Downstream Strategies to plan and protect against source water contamination.

    Most people don't realize that 85 percent of the drinking water that the Morgantown Utility Board provides comes from the Monongahela River. With an incident like the Elk River spill in Southern West Virginia, the MUB is doing what it can to plan and prepare for a similar situation here.

    Most people don't realize that 85 percent of the drinking water that the Morgantown Utility Board provides comes from the Monongahela River. With an incident like the Elk River spill in Southern West Virginia, the MUB is doing what it can to plan and prepare for a similar situation here.

  • 10th Annual Blue and Gold Mine Sale Collection Begins

    10th Annual Blue and Gold Mine Sale Collection Begins

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:54:46 GMT
    The event raised more than $15,000 last year for United Way.
    The event raised more than $15,000 last year for United Way.
  • Monongalia County Commission Test Voting Machines in Preparation for Primary Elections

    Monongalia County Commission Test Voting Machines in Preparation for Primary Elections

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:11:16 GMT
    Hundreds of voting machines were taken to the Mountaineer Mall in Morgantown Wednesday.
    Hundreds of voting machines were taken to the Mountaineer Mall in Morgantown Wednesday.
  • Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Announces New Regulation for Coal Dust

    Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Announces New Regulation for Coal Dust

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:02:05 GMT
    The new federal regulation will limit coal dust exposure and improve enforcement against operators with unsafe dust levels in their mines.
    The new federal regulation will limit coal dust exposure and improve enforcement against operators with unsafe dust levels in their mines.
  • WVU and Congressman Host Rural Healthcare Forum

    WVU and Congressman Host Rural Healthcare Forum

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:29:20 GMT
    Thinking about needing emergency healthcare is a scary thought. If you live in a rural community where the nearest hospital is miles and miles away from you, it can be even scarier. That's exactly what a panel of experts discussed at the Eriksson Alumni Center Monday.
    Thinking about needing emergency healthcare is a scary thought. If you live in a rural community where the nearest hospital is miles and miles away from you, it can be even scarier. That's exactly what a panel of experts discussed at the Eriksson Alumni Center Monday.
  • WVU Football Players Visit Patients at Children's Hospital

    WVU Football Players Visit Patients at Children's Hospital

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:45:25 GMT
    Alexis and Terri Orndorff pose for pictures with the WVU Football Players.Alexis and Terri Orndorff pose for pictures with the WVU Football Players.
    WVU players are known for packing the seats at Mylan Puskar Stadium during the football season. They took a day off and took off their pads to make the short walk across the parking lot to bring a much
    WVU players are known for packing the seats at Mylan Puskar Stadium during the football season. They took a day off and took off their pads to make the short walk across the parking lot to bring a much
  • Mylan Park Hosts Annual Job Fair

    Mylan Park Hosts Annual Job Fair

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:36:51 GMT
    People in the market for a job could talk to representatives from Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, Mine Repair and Maintenance and more.
    People in the market for a job could talk to representatives from Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, Mine Repair and Maintenance and more.
  • WVU Basketball Players Visit the Early Learning Academy in Morgantown

    WVU Basketball Players Visit the Early Learning Academy in Morgantown

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:16:07 GMT
    It might not be an NBA regulation court that students played on, but basketball wasn't the only lesson taught by the WVU players on Monday. They taught kids at the Early Learning Facility how to share,
    It might not be an NBA regulation court that students played on, but basketball wasn't the only lesson taught by the WVU players on Monday. They taught kids at the Early Learning Facility how to share,
  • WVU Hospital Nurses Celebrate United Day of Caring

    WVU Hospital Nurses Celebrate United Day of Caring

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:29:26 GMT
    Nurses and hospital employees are collecting new and "like new" clothing for toddlers to adult for Christian Help.
    Nurses and hospital employees are collecting new and "like new" clothing for toddlers to adult for Christian Help.
  • Eating Healthy May Be Getting Faster and Easier than Ever

    Eating Healthy May Be Getting Faster and Easier than Ever

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:06:22 GMT
    The sun is starting to shine outside, and that means bikini season is right around the corner. To fit into those bikinis most people's first instinct is to head to the gym and jump on the treadmill. But
    The sun is starting to shine outside, and that means bikini season is right around the corner. To fit into those bikinis most people's first instinct is to head to the gym and jump on the treadmill. But
  • Granville Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

    Granville Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

    Sunday, April 13 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-04-13 20:21:02 GMT
    The Granville Police Department arrested a man for possession of heroin with intent to deliver Friday evening. The Granville police searched Dale Christopher Brown's house after receiving information
    The Granville Police Department arrested a man for possession of heroin with intent to deliver Friday evening. The Granville police searched Dale Christopher Brown's house after receiving information
  • WVU Fans Can Vote for the 5th Annual Fan Shirt

    WVU Fans Can Vote for the 5th Annual Fan Shirt

    Sunday, April 13 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-04-13 20:18:37 GMT
    © Image courtesy of West Virginia University© Image courtesy of West Virginia University
    It's that time of year again! It's time to select the official West Virginia University Fan Shirt. The Fan Shirt is the official shirt for WVU fans to wear each season. Mountaineer fans have the opportunity
    It's that time of year again! It's time to select the official West Virginia University Fan Shirt. The Fan Shirt is the official shirt for WVU fans to wear each season. Mountaineer fans have the opportunity
  • WVU Ultimate Frisbee Team Hosts West Penn Conference Championship

    WVU Ultimate Frisbee Team Hosts West Penn Conference Championship

    Saturday, April 12 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-04-13 00:07:39 GMT
    The WVU Ultimate Frisbee Team hosted the West Penn Conference Championship Saturday and Sunday.The WVU Ultimate Frisbee Team hosted the West Penn Conference Championship Saturday and Sunday.
    Seven teams competing and even a "Backyard Brawl" scenario but it isn't basketball or football, it's ultimate Frisbee. WVU is hosting, for the first time, the West Penn Conference Championships. Ultimate
    Seven teams competing and even a "Backyard Brawl" scenario but it isn't basketball or football, it's ultimate Frisbee. WVU is hosting, for the first time, the West Penn Conference Championships. Ultimate
  • Freedom Kia Owner Buys Superior Ford in Morgantown

    Freedom Kia Owner Buys Superior Ford in Morgantown

    Saturday, April 12 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-04-13 00:01:31 GMT
    Superior Ford in Monongalia County is officially under new ownership. Mike Wood and Freedom Kia purchased Superior Ford for more than $2 Million. The sale was finalized this week. The car dealership is
    Superior Ford in Monongalia County is officially under new ownership. Mike Wood and Freedom Kia purchased Superior Ford for more than $2 Million. The sale was finalized this week. The car dealership is
  • 15th Annual Chocolate Lovers Day Held in Morgantown

    15th Annual Chocolate Lovers Day Held in Morgantown

    Saturday, April 12 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-04-12 23:54:53 GMT
    Red is usually a color that indicates love and it did just that for Morgantown residents with a sweet tooth this weekend. Hundreds attended the 15th annual Chocolate Lovers Day in downtown Morgantown.
    Red is usually a color that indicates love and it did just that for Morgantown residents with a sweet tooth this weekend. Hundreds attended the 15th annual Chocolate Lovers Day in downtown Morgantown.
  • Fire Destroys Home in Monongalia County

    Fire Destroys Home in Monongalia County

    Saturday, April 12 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-04-12 23:51:55 GMT
    A fire destroyed a home in Monongalia County early this morning. MECCA 9-1-1 says the call came in around four A-M for a confirmed structure fire on Ramp Hollow Road. Cassville Volunteer Fire Department
    A fire destroyed a home in Monongalia County early this morning. MECCA 9-1-1 says the call came in around four A-M for a confirmed structure fire on Ramp Hollow Road. Cassville Volunteer Fire Department
  • Green Arch Market Holds Grand Opening Block Party in Morgantown

    Green Arch Market Holds Grand Opening Block Party in Morgantown

    Saturday, April 12 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-04-12 22:09:56 GMT
    The Green Arch Market in Morgantown held a Grand Opening Block Party today. The street was closed for different bands to play a variety of music, while families enjoyed bean bag tosses and a foursquare
    The Green Arch Market in Morgantown held a Grand Opening Block Party today. The street was closed for different bands to play a variety of music, while families enjoyed bean bag tosses and a foursquare
  • Mountaineer Mascot Prepares to Pass on the Rifle

    Mountaineer Mascot Prepares to Pass on the Rifle

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:33:49 GMT
    Michael Garcia, left, and Jonathon Kimble, right, competed against each other in the Mountaineer Mascot cheer off two years ago.Michael Garcia, left, and Jonathon Kimble, right, competed against each other in the Mountaineer Mascot cheer off two years ago.
    There have been 63 different Mountaineers at West Virginia University. They start here at the Coliseum cheering on teams. And then head out to Mountaineer Field to cheer on the football team at Mountaineer
    There have been 63 different Mountaineers at West Virginia University. They start here at the Coliseum cheering on teams. And then head out to Mountaineer Field to cheer on the football team at Mountaineer
  • Star City Volunteer Fire Department Kicks Off 'Brewfest' Fundraiser

    Star City Volunteer Fire Department Kicks Off 'Brewfest' Fundraiser

    Friday, April 11 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-04-11 20:38:58 GMT
    'Brewfest' is the department's biggest fundraiser. You can stop by and try 61 different beers while supporting the department.
    'Brewfest' is the department's biggest fundraiser. You can stop by and try 61 different beers while supporting the department.
  • Morgantown Firefighter Association Hosts Annual Professional Firefighters of West Virginia Convention

    Morgantown Firefighter Association Hosts Annual Professional Firefighters of West Virginia Convention

    Friday, April 11 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-04-11 20:31:45 GMT
    Firefighters from around the state and the president of the International Association of Firefighters attended.
    Firefighters from around the state and the president of the International Association of Firefighters attended.
  • Group Reclaiming Commonly Used Derogatory Term Towards Women

    Group Reclaiming Commonly Used Derogatory Term Towards Women

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:58:50 GMT
    One group is trying to reclaim a commonly used derogatory term towards women. Advocates against rape, domestic violence, and other crimes involving women are hosting Slutwalk WV. The walk will begin at
    One group is trying to reclaim a commonly used derogatory term towards women. Advocates against rape, domestic violence, and other crimes involving women are hosting Slutwalk WV. The walk will begin at
  • WVU Students Get Hands-On Experience While Helping PACE Enterprises

    WVU Students Get Hands-On Experience While Helping PACE Enterprises

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:46:13 GMT
    The WVU students created a packet with a survey, fact sheet, and more about PACE.The WVU students created a packet with a survey, fact sheet, and more about PACE.
    PACE Enterprises in Morgantown provides job opportunities for disabled residents. The organization has trouble getting the word out about it's programs, but WVU is helping. The WVU School of Journalism
    PACE Enterprises in Morgantown provides job opportunities for disabled residents. The organization has trouble getting the word out about it's programs, but WVU is helping. The WVU School of Journalism
  • Progress Continues at University Place on the WVU Campus

    Progress Continues at University Place on the WVU Campus

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-04-08 22:51:47 GMT
    Morgantown residents and WVU students have been watching the Sunnyside Area transform over the last few years. On-lookers can see the progress of University Place from the outside but on Tuesday Paradigm
    Morgantown residents and WVU students have been watching the Sunnyside Area transform over the last few years. On-lookers can see the progress of University Place from the outside but on Tuesday Paradigm
  • Marion County Girl Donates Birthday Gifts to Humane Society

    Marion County Girl Donates Birthday Gifts to Humane Society

    Friday, April 4 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-04 21:30:57 GMT
    Kate Gribben holding a dog up for adoption at the Marion County Humane Society.Kate Gribben holding a dog up for adoption at the Marion County Humane Society.
    Animal Shelters are in constant need for help from the public and one little girl made it her mission to do just that. Kate Gribben, 9, decided she wanted something different for her birthday this year.
    Animal Shelters are in constant need for help from the public and one little girl made it her mission to do just that. Kate Gribben, 9, decided she wanted something different for her birthday this year.
  • Stepping Stones' Annual Arts Festival Helps Students with Motor Skills

    Stepping Stones' Annual Arts Festival Helps Students with Motor Skills

    Thursday, April 3 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-04-03 23:16:36 GMT
    Stepping Stones helps close to 70 thousand disabled individuals over the age of five living in their service area. The organization helps them focus on there abilities, not their disabilities. The annual
    Stepping Stones helps close to 70 thousand disabled individuals over the age of five living in their service area. The organization helps them focus on there abilities, not their disabilities. The annual
  • 140 to Graduate from Principal's Leadership Academy

    140 to Graduate from Principal's Leadership Academy

    Thursday, April 3 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-04-03 19:54:20 GMT
    More than 140 first-year principals and assistant principals are taking steps to better their schools.
    More than 140 first-year principals and assistant principals are taking steps to better their schools.
  • Mon General Hospital Participates in National Walking Day

    Mon General Hospital Participates in National Walking Day

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-04-02 21:54:55 GMT
    The American Heart Association says that every one hour of exercise a person completes adds two hours onto their life expectancy. National Walking Day is an easy way for people to realize how exercising
    The American Heart Association says that every one hour of exercise a person completes adds two hours onto their life expectancy. National Walking Day is an easy way for people to realize how exercising
  • WVU Engineering and Business Schools Plan Collaborative Program

    WVU Engineering and Business Schools Plan Collaborative Program

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-04-02 20:24:35 GMT
    Engineering students can now finish with a MBA in only one extra year.
    Engineering students can now finish with a MBA in only one extra year.
  • WV Population to Decline Substantially by 2030

    WV Population to Decline Substantially by 2030

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-04-01 21:32:30 GMT
    With all of the growth in West Virginia, especially in Monongalia County, a new survey done by WVU is almost hard to believe. It says that the population in West Virginia is going to decline substantially
    With all of the growth in West Virginia, especially in Monongalia County, a new survey done by WVU is almost hard to believe. It says that the population in West Virginia is going to decline substantially
  • WVU Law School Hosts Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition

    WVU Law School Hosts Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition

    Friday, March 28 2014 1:02 AM EDT2014-03-28 05:02:25 GMT
    Twenty four teams of second and third year law school students argued a case about either the Clean Air or the Clean Water Act Thursday at the Erickson alumni Center. Students did this while someone sat
    Twenty four teams of second and third year law school students argued a case about either the Clean Air or the Clean Water Act Thursday at the Erickson alumni Center. Students did this while someone sat
  • 'Gavin Strong' Lives On Through Cancer Fundraising

    'Gavin Strong' Lives On Through Cancer Fundraising

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-03-26 21:56:01 GMT
    Gavin Morris dressed as Superman.Gavin Morris dressed as Superman.
    Gavin Morris has become a beacon of strength for people with cancer. Even starting a trend of social media photos with being doing the strong man pose. Gavin sadly lost his battle with Stage 4 Neuroblastoma
    Gavin Morris has become a beacon of strength for people with cancer. Even starting a trend of social media photos with being doing the strong man pose. Gavin sadly lost his battle with Stage 4 Neuroblastoma
  • WVU and Pierpont Community and Technical College Sign Agreement for BA Pathway

    WVU and Pierpont Community and Technical College Sign Agreement for BA Pathway

    Monday, March 24 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-03-24 21:39:24 GMT
    For some people, donning the old gold and blue at West Virginia University is a dream, but price and distance can make that dream too far out of reach. A new deal with Pierpont Community College is making
    For some people, donning the old gold and blue at West Virginia University is a dream, but price and distance can make that dream too far out of reach. A new deal with Pierpont Community College is making
  • Weight Loss Program Encourages Healthy Living While Helping Others

    Weight Loss Program Encourages Healthy Living While Helping Others

    Sunday, March 23 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-03-24 01:41:43 GMT
    Brian Colebank is starting a remarkable journey to lose weight. But he's not only helping himself, he's helping other people. "Within the first week I was on it I lost 11 pounds," said Colebank. "Now
    Brian Colebank is starting a remarkable journey to lose weight. But he's not only helping himself, he's helping other people. "Within the first week I was on it I lost 11 pounds," said Colebank. "Now
  • WVU School of Medicine Participates in 'Match Day'

    WVU School of Medicine Participates in 'Match Day'

    Saturday, March 22 2014 12:55 AM EDT2014-03-22 04:55:27 GMT
    One hundred percent of the 2014 WVU School of Medicine class was placed for a residency. One hundred percent of the 2014 WVU School of Medicine class was placed for a residency.
    A different kind of selection and 'March Madness' was happening for Medical Students across the United States and at WVU. Students opened an envelope that told them where they would spend the next several
    A different kind of selection and 'March Madness' was happening for Medical Students across the United States and at WVU. Students opened an envelope that told them where they would spend the next several
  • Renovations Underway For New Morgantown Establishment

    Renovations Underway For New Morgantown Establishment

    Thursday, March 20 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-03-20 13:52:57 GMT
    Work is being done at what was formerly Madeline's Restaurant on High Street.
    Work is being done at what was formerly Madeline's Restaurant on High Street.
  • Monongalia County Commission Approves Sheriff's Request to Add New Deputy

    Monongalia County Commission Approves Sheriff's Request to Add New Deputy

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-03-19 20:34:26 GMT
    The department will lose three employees this spring, two to retirement and one to the State Police.
    The department will lose three employees this spring, two to retirement and one to the State Police.
  • WVU's The Rack Competes in Feinstein Program Donation Challenge

    WVU's The Rack Competes in Feinstein Program Donation Challenge

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-03-19 20:15:06 GMT
    The challenge is based on donations from the public.
    The challenge is based on donations from the public.
  • WVU Hosts Two-Day Job Fair

    WVU Hosts Two-Day Job Fair

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-03-19 20:01:26 GMT
    The fair gives students the chance to network with employers and get their resumes in the hands of companies looking to hire.
    The fair gives students the chance to network with employers and get their resumes in the hands of companies looking to hire.
  • City of Morgantown Starts Fixing Pothole Problem

    City of Morgantown Starts Fixing Pothole Problem

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-03-18 21:43:29 GMT
    When the sun comes out, so do the road crews. And many residents in Morgantown will be pleased to know that crews are working hard to fix potholes.  "As long as it's sunny and it's not raining or snowing, we'll have as many crews out as possible," said TeWhen the sun comes out, so do the road crews. And many residents in Morgantown will be pleased to know that crews are working hard to fix potholes. "As long as it's sunny and it's not raining or snowing, we'll have as many crews out as possible," said Te
    When the sun comes out, so do the road crews. And many residents in Morgantown will be pleased to know that crews are working hard to fix potholes. "As long as it's sunny and it's not raining or snowing,
    When the sun comes out, so do the road crews. And many residents in Morgantown will be pleased to know that crews are working hard to fix potholes. "As long as it's sunny and it's not raining or snowing,
  • Shack Neighborhood House &WVU Host Obesity and Diabetes Outreach Program

    Shack Neighborhood House &WVU Host Obesity and Diabetes Outreach Program

    Friday, March 14 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-03-14 20:52:36 GMT
    Most people are under the impression that buying and cooking healthy food is too expensive or too time consuming. The SHACK Neighborhood House is proving to parents that it's not always true. "My philosophy
    Most people are under the impression that buying and cooking healthy food is too expensive or too time consuming. The SHACK Neighborhood House is proving to parents that it's not always true. "My philosophy
  • Construction Begins on Newest WVU Hospitals Project

    Construction Begins on Newest WVU Hospitals Project

    Thursday, March 13 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-03-14 00:06:09 GMT
    The WVU Outpatient Care Center will provide healthcare for around 100,000 patients annually.The WVU Outpatient Care Center will provide healthcare for around 100,000 patients annually.
    WVU Hospitals is expanding, not only at the Ruby Memorial Hospital location, but to a new $50 Million Outpatient Care facility that's going in at the University Towne Center. The hospital is going through
    WVU Hospitals is expanding, not only at the Ruby Memorial Hospital location, but to a new $50 Million Outpatient Care facility that's going in at the University Towne Center. The hospital is going through
  • Second Book in the Works from Authors of 'The Savage Murder of Skylar Neese'

    Second Book in the Works from Authors of 'The Savage Murder of Skylar Neese'

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-03-11 22:43:39 GMT
    'The Savage Murder of Skylar Neese: The Truth Behind the Headlines' by Daleen Berry and Geoffrey Fuller'The Savage Murder of Skylar Neese: The Truth Behind the Headlines' by Daleen Berry and Geoffrey Fuller
    The Skylar Neese story has captivated people not only in our state but across the country. Sheila Eddy and Rachel Shoaf were both sentenced after pleading guilty for Neese's murder. With no trial for either
    The Skylar Neese story has captivated people not only in our state but across the country. Sheila Eddy and Rachel Shoaf were both sentenced after pleading guilty for Neese's murder. With no trial for either
  • UHS Students Participate in Driving Safety Program

    UHS Students Participate in Driving Safety Program

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-03-11 14:28:19 GMT
    A University High School student answers questions about distracted driving for The Century Council.A University High School student answers questions about distracted driving for The Century Council.
    The Century Council says underage drinking and driving fatalities are down almost 40 percent since 1991, but about 300,000 teenagers die in vehicle accidents each year. The Century Council went to University
    The Century Council says underage drinking and driving fatalities are down almost 40 percent since 1991, but about 300,000 teenagers die in vehicle accidents each year. The Century Council went to University
  • Monongalia County Schools Participate in Active Shooter Sound Demonstration

    Monongalia County Schools Participate in Active Shooter Sound Demonstration

    Thursday, March 6 2014 6:44 PM EST2014-03-06 23:44:19 GMT
    FBI Agent fires off blank rounds while walking towards a classroom filled with University High School faculty.FBI Agent fires off blank rounds while walking towards a classroom filled with University High School faculty.
    There were no students in the halls or classrooms at University High School for the second half of the day on Thursday, just like every other high school in Monongalia County. That's because FBI agents
    There were no students in the halls or classrooms at University High School for the second half of the day on Thursday, just like every other high school in Monongalia County. That's because FBI agents
  • WVU University Place to Have Sheetz on Bottom Floor

    WVU University Place to Have Sheetz on Bottom Floor

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 6:44 PM EST2014-03-05 23:44:00 GMT
    It will be the first Sheetz to offer groceries, and the first store in 32 years to not offer gas.
    It will be the first Sheetz to offer groceries, and the first store in 32 years to not offer gas.
  • RRT: Jameson's Pub & Eatery

    RRT: Jameson's Pub & Eatery

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 5:33 PM EST2014-03-05 22:33:57 GMT
    When you think of downtown Morgantown you might think of college students heading out to the bars. But High Street has a lot more to offer. Including, Jameson's Pub & Eatery which has two very important
    When you think of downtown Morgantown you might think of college students heading out to the bars. But High Street has a lot more to offer. Including, Jameson's Pub & Eatery which has two very important
  • WVU Students 'Go Bald' for Cancer Foundation

    WVU Students 'Go Bald' for Cancer Foundation

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 4:34 PM EST2014-03-05 21:34:36 GMT
    Students set a goal to raise $5,000 and more than doubled that number.
    Students set a goal to raise $5,000 and more than doubled that number.
  • Morgantown Businesses Concerned About Synthetic Drugs Sold in Downtown Area

    Morgantown Businesses Concerned About Synthetic Drugs Sold in Downtown Area

    Friday, February 28 2014 11:44 AM EST2014-02-28 16:44:47 GMT
    Business owners and police believe the drugs are sold in brown paper wrapping.Business owners and police believe the drugs are sold in brown paper wrapping.
    The problem of synthetic drugs has made it's way to Morgantown streets, specifically on Walnut and Spruce Streets.
    The problem of synthetic drugs has made it's way to Morgantown streets, specifically on Walnut and Spruce Streets.
  • Mainstreet Morgantown Celebrates Its 30th Birthday

    Mainstreet Morgantown Celebrates Its 30th Birthday

    Thursday, February 27 2014 4:23 PM EST2014-02-27 21:23:05 GMT
    They celebrated three decades of service to the downtown area and its businesses.
    They celebrated three decades of service to the downtown area and its businesses.
  • Monongalia County Health Department Hosts Threat Preparedness Training

    Monongalia County Health Department Hosts Threat Preparedness Training

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 4:58 PM EST2014-02-26 21:58:47 GMT
    There are close to 100,000 people in Monongalia County alone. A conference room at the Monongalia County Health Department was filled with people from the county, and counties across West Virginia, this
    There are close to 100,000 people in Monongalia County alone. A conference room at the Monongalia County Health Department was filled with people from the county, and counties across West Virginia, this
  • Preston County Commission Meets for Executive Session to Discuss Animal Shelter Employees

    Preston County Commission Meets for Executive Session to Discuss Animal Shelter Employees

    Monday, February 24 2014 5:06 PM EST2014-02-24 22:06:31 GMT
    Two employees from the shelter resigned last week, and the director was called in to discuss the issue.
    Two employees from the shelter resigned last week, and the director was called in to discuss the issue.
  • WVU Hosts Energy and Sustainability Conference

    WVU Hosts Energy and Sustainability Conference

    Monday, February 24 2014 4:55 PM EST2014-02-24 21:55:18 GMT
    The EPA will have new regulations for existing power plants and their CO2 emissions later this year.
    The EPA will have new regulations for existing power plants and their CO2 emissions later this year.
  • Girl Scout Cookies Available for Purchase

    Girl Scout Cookies Available for Purchase

    Monday, February 24 2014 4:30 PM EST2014-02-24 21:30:11 GMT
    Almost 60,000 boxes arrived at the Mylan Park Expo Center for pick up this morning.
    Almost 60,000 boxes arrived at the Mylan Park Expo Center for pick up this morning.
  • WVU Forensics Department Holds Fingerprinting Class for Students

    WVU Forensics Department Holds Fingerprinting Class for Students

    Monday, February 24 2014 12:54 AM EST2014-02-24 05:54:22 GMT
    Three different classes of almost 100 middle school and high school students learned about fingerprinting throughout the day.
    Three different classes of almost 100 middle school and high school students learned about fingerprinting throughout the day.
  • Literacy Volunteers of Mon and Preston Counties Hosts 9th Annual Scrabble Tournament

    Literacy Volunteers of Mon and Preston Counties Hosts 9th Annual Scrabble Tournament

    Sunday, February 23 2014 8:17 PM EST2014-02-24 01:17:18 GMT
    With everything from phone apps to spin off games, Scrabble is becoming more and more popular. And one local group uses the game's popularity to celebrate it's 30th birthday.
    With everything from phone apps to spin off games, Scrabble is becoming more and more popular. And one local group uses the game's popularity to celebrate it's 30th birthday.
  • 8th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon Held at Mylan Park

    8th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon Held at Mylan Park

    Saturday, February 22 2014 7:42 PM EST2014-02-23 00:42:15 GMT
    The eighth annual Empty Bowls Luncheon brought almost 2,000 people out to the Hazel Ruby McQuain Convention Center on Saturday.
    The eighth annual Empty Bowls Luncheon brought almost 2,000 people out to the Hazel Ruby McQuain Convention Center on Saturday.
  • Children's Discovery Museum Celebrates National Children's Dental Hygiene Month

    Children's Discovery Museum Celebrates National Children's Dental Hygiene Month

    Saturday, February 22 2014 7:39 PM EST2014-02-23 00:39:17 GMT
    Kids and parents could learn information about keeping their smiles shiny and white. There were even experiments to show what bad hygiene could do to a child's teeth.
    Kids and parents could learn information about keeping their smiles shiny and white. There were even experiments to show what bad hygiene could do to a child's teeth.
  • WVU Ice Hockey Team Plans on Heading to Nationals

    WVU Ice Hockey Team Plans on Heading to Nationals

    Friday, February 21 2014 7:08 PM EST2014-02-22 00:08:34 GMT
    The WVU Ice Hockey Team practicing at the Morgantown Ice Arena for Nationals in March.The WVU Ice Hockey Team practicing at the Morgantown Ice Arena for Nationals in March.
    Now Morgantown isn't known for being a hockey town, but it does have a great hockey team. While the U.S. competed for a medal in Sochi, the WVU Ice Hockey Team is preparing to head to Baltimore for it's
    Now Morgantown isn't known for being a hockey town, but it does have a great hockey team. While the U.S. competed for a medal in Sochi, the WVU Ice Hockey Team is preparing to head to Baltimore for it's
  • WVU Figure Skaters Explain How Injuries are Part of the Sport

    WVU Figure Skaters Explain How Injuries are Part of the Sport

    Thursday, February 20 2014 11:48 PM EST2014-02-21 04:48:02 GMT
    Shaun Adams, a member of the WVU Skating Team, skates for the first time after an injury.Shaun Adams, a member of the WVU Skating Team, skates for the first time after an injury.
    Olympians make what they do look easy. But there are a lot of things that go into being an athlete in an Olympic sport, like figure skating. Including a lot of time and even injuries. Olympic figure skating
    Olympians make what they do look easy. But there are a lot of things that go into being an athlete in an Olympic sport, like figure skating. Including a lot of time and even injuries. Olympic figure skating
  • St. Francis de Sales Catholic School Takes Part in International Campaign

    St. Francis de Sales Catholic School Takes Part in International Campaign

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 5:31 PM EST2014-02-19 22:31:18 GMT
    Proud Students Against Land Mines, or PSALM, at Saint Francis De Sales Catholic School is one of the only groups in the nation part of that coalition.
    Proud Students Against Land Mines, or PSALM, at Saint Francis De Sales Catholic School is one of the only groups in the nation part of that coalition.
  • Double Dutch Confections Comes to Morgantown

    Double Dutch Confections Comes to Morgantown

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 5:03 PM EST2014-02-19 22:03:07 GMT
    The new store has lots of chocolate, sweets and gift ideas available.
    The new store has lots of chocolate, sweets and gift ideas available.
  • Preston County Animal Shelter Creates New Plan for Accepting Cats

    Preston County Animal Shelter Creates New Plan for Accepting Cats

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 5:20 PM EST2014-02-18 22:20:13 GMT
    The Preston County Animal Shelter was so overrun with cats this summer that at one point there were more than 100 in it's custody. The shelter is not equipped to handle this many animals. County Commission
    The Preston County Animal Shelter was so overrun with cats this summer that at one point there were more than 100 in it's custody. The shelter is not equipped to handle this many animals. County Commission
  • WVU School of Dentistry 'Gives Kids a Smile' at Annual Event

    WVU School of Dentistry 'Gives Kids a Smile' at Annual Event

    Friday, February 14 2014 7:21 PM EST2014-02-15 00:21:30 GMT
    Eshaal Ali shows off her smile with her mom Nasira Roidad, after receiving her first dental exam at the WVU School Dentistry. Eshaal Ali shows off her smile with her mom Nasira Roidad, after receiving her first dental exam at the WVU School Dentistry.
    The WVU School of Dentistry hosts the Give Kids a Smile event each year to celebrate Children's Dental Health Month. Parents bring their kids from ages one to seventeen in to get check ups. Like Nasira
    The WVU School of Dentistry hosts the Give Kids a Smile event each year to celebrate Children's Dental Health Month. Parents bring their kids from ages one to seventeen in to get check ups. Like Nasira
  • Tim Hortons Participates in Random Acts of Kindness Week

    Tim Hortons Participates in Random Acts of Kindness Week

    Friday, February 14 2014 5:01 PM EST2014-02-14 22:01:23 GMT
    Employees have been surprising their most loyal customers with free coffee and meals.
    Employees have been surprising their most loyal customers with free coffee and meals.
  • Winter Weather Could Lead to Higher Insurance Costs

    Winter Weather Could Lead to Higher Insurance Costs

    Thursday, February 13 2014 7:18 PM EST2014-02-14 00:18:41 GMT
    Winter weather can cause several problems during and after a storm Drivers may have had trouble with the roads Thursday morning, but even after the snow melts there may be more issues in store for the
    Winter weather can cause several problems during and after a storm Drivers may have had trouble with the roads Thursday morning, but even after the snow melts there may be more issues in store for the
  • City of Morgantown and Main Street Morgantown Begin Re-Branding Process

    City of Morgantown and Main Street Morgantown Begin Re-Branding Process

    Wednesday, February 12 2014 5:12 PM EST2014-02-12 22:12:18 GMT
    The city of Morgantown is currently going through a re-branding phase. Community members can expect to see everything from a change in how organizations talk to each other to a brand new logo. The city
    The city of Morgantown is currently going through a re-branding phase. Community members can expect to see everything from a change in how organizations talk to each other to a brand new logo. The city
  • New CVS on High Street in Morgantown

    New CVS on High Street in Morgantown

    Friday, February 7 2014 4:40 PM EST2014-02-07 21:40:47 GMT
    CVS wants to focus on walk-in costumers, so the store won't have a drive-through.
    CVS wants to focus on walk-in costumers, so the store won't have a drive-through.
  • 2 Monongalia County Schools Place Top 5 on Best High Schools in West Virginia List

    2 Monongalia County Schools Place Top 5 on Best High Schools in West Virginia List

    Friday, February 7 2014 4:32 PM EST2014-02-07 21:32:37 GMT
    Morgantown High School came in second place and University High School came in at fourth. Both received silver medals.
    Morgantown High School came in second place and University High School came in at fourth. Both received silver medals.
  • Morgantown City Council Announces 2014: "Year of Community Sports"

    Morgantown City Council Announces 2014: "Year of Community Sports"

    Thursday, February 6 2014 5:51 PM EST2014-02-06 22:51:29 GMT
    Most people know about the sports programs at WVU from it's event venues to the legendary athletes. But most people don't realize is that the University city of Morgantown has it's own rich sports history.
    Most people know about the sports programs at WVU from it's event venues to the legendary athletes. But most people don't realize is that the University city of Morgantown has it's own rich sports history.
  • Mon General Goes Red for Women During Heart Health Month

    Mon General Goes Red for Women During Heart Health Month

    Thursday, February 6 2014 5:50 PM EST2014-02-06 22:50:29 GMT
    © Mon General Hospital© Mon General Hospital
    The hospital gathers people who have a special connection with heart health in their families.
    The hospital gathers people who have a special connection with heart health in their families.
  • Monongalia County Commission Presents PACE Enterprises with Check for Service

    Monongalia County Commission Presents PACE Enterprises with Check for Service

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 3:48 PM EST2014-02-05 20:48:22 GMT
    Commission said PACE employees made 200 boxed lunches for Monongalia Day in Charleston earlier this month.
    Commission said PACE employees made 200 boxed lunches for Monongalia Day in Charleston earlier this month.
  • Update: Fire Destroys Westover Apartment Building

    Update: Fire Destroys Westover Apartment Building

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 10:12 AM EST2014-02-04 15:12:53 GMT
    There is a confirmed working structure fire on Nebraska Street in Westover. Westover Fire Department as well as several other fire departments have responded and are on scene. 12 News has dispatched
    There is a confirmed working structure fire on Nebraska Street in Westover. Westover Fire Department as well as several other fire departments have responded and are on scene. 12 News has dispatched
  • Morgantown Homelessness Coordinating Council Discusses Local Count

    Morgantown Homelessness Coordinating Council Discusses Local Count

    Friday, January 31 2014 5:00 PM EST2014-01-31 22:00:38 GMT
    They counted 73 homeless people but said the cold weather affected their numbers.
    They counted 73 homeless people but said the cold weather affected their numbers.
  • Local Authorities Offer Frozen Pipe Reminders

    Local Authorities Offer Frozen Pipe Reminders

    Friday, January 31 2014 4:10 PM EST2014-01-31 21:10:22 GMT
    Fire Departments want to remind people of the correct way to handle frozen pipes.
    Fire Departments want to remind people of the correct way to handle frozen pipes.
  • Monongalia County Homeless Registry Week Begins in Morgantown

    Monongalia County Homeless Registry Week Begins in Morgantown

    Monday, January 27 2014 7:22 PM EST2014-01-28 00:22:05 GMT
    Volunteers and some of the homeless population get warm in the Morgantown Bus Depot during Registry Week.Volunteers and some of the homeless population get warm in the Morgantown Bus Depot during Registry Week.
    The annual Homelessness Count sets up shop at the Bus Depot in Morgantown. Some volunteers are hoping that the cold spell that came through the area Monday, January 27 encouraged the homeless population
    The annual Homelessness Count sets up shop at the Bus Depot in Morgantown. Some volunteers are hoping that the cold spell that came through the area Monday, January 27 encouraged the homeless population
  • UPDATE: Morgantown Delegate Recovering at Ruby Memorial Hospital

    Morgantown Delegate Recovering at Ruby Memorial Hospital

    Monday, January 27 2014 10:00 AM EST2014-01-27 15:00:58 GMT
    © Anthony Barill© Anthony Barill
    Monongalia County Delegate Anthony Barill(D), 80, was admitted to Ruby Memorial Hospital late Friday night for an unknown reason. Officials say he is currently in fair condition,
    Monongalia County Delegate Anthony Barill(D), 80, was admitted to Ruby Memorial Hospital late Friday night for an unknown reason.
  • Lakeview Spa and Golf Resort Hosts 30th Food and Wine Festival

    Lakeview Spa and Golf Resort Hosts 30th Food and Wine Festival

    Sunday, January 26 2014 6:47 PM EST2014-01-26 23:47:35 GMT
    Lakeview Spa and Golf Resort wrapped up it's thirtieth annual Food and Wine Festival today. The festival brought almost 200 people to the resort this year. With some claiming this year's food was by far
    Lakeview Spa and Golf Resort wrapped up it's thirtieth annual Food and Wine Festival today. The festival brought almost 200 people to the resort this year. With some claiming this year's food was by far
  • Leaving a Started Vehicle Unattended Is Considered Illegal in West Virginia

    Leaving a Started Vehicle Unattended Is Considered Illegal in West Virginia

    Sunday, January 26 2014 6:45 PM EST2014-01-26 23:45:36 GMT
    Anyone who's driven a car has probably done it. Especially in cold weather like this, you get into your car and start it up to thaw. But did you know, that once you step out of that car and walk away,
    Anyone who's driven a car has probably done it. Especially in cold weather like this, you get into your car and start it up to thaw. But did you know, that once you step out of that car and walk away,
  • Triple S Harley Hosts Annual Chili Cook Off at New Location

    Triple S Harley Hosts Annual Chili Cook Off at New Location

    Saturday, January 25 2014 6:14 PM EST2014-01-25 23:14:49 GMT
    A warm bowl of chili was the perfect remedy for a cold winter's day like Saturday. And hundreds of people were able to get that bowl at Triple S Harley's annual Chili Cook off at it's new location off
    A warm bowl of chili was the perfect remedy for a cold winter's day like Saturday. And hundreds of people were able to get that bowl at Triple S Harley's annual Chili Cook off at it's new location off
  • Volunteers Train for Monongalia County Homelessness Count

    Volunteers Train for Monongalia County Homelessness Count

    Saturday, January 25 2014 5:59 PM EST2014-01-25 22:59:16 GMT
    The annual Monongalia County Homelessness Count is close to kicking off. It will begin on Monday, January 27 2014. It takes hundreds of volunteer hours and training to complete the count. More than 40
    The annual Monongalia County Homelessness Count is close to kicking off. It will begin on Monday, January 27 2014. It takes hundreds of volunteer hours and training to complete the count. More than 40
  • Monongalia County Resident Participate in Emergency Preparedness Course

    Monongalia County Resident Participate in Emergency Preparedness Course

    Saturday, January 25 2014 5:57 PM EST2014-01-25 22:57:00 GMT
    Course Participants were given emergency kits with 10 essential items.Course Participants were given emergency kits with 10 essential items.
    When you call 911, Emergency dispatchers and crews are doing what they can to get to you as quickly as possible. "Many people are under what we call the 911 syndrome... They feel like no matter what time
    When you call 911, Emergency dispatchers and crews are doing what they can to get to you as quickly as possible. "Many people are under what we call the 911 syndrome... They feel like no matter what time
  • Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa to Celebrate 30th Food and Wine Festival

    Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa to Celebrate 30th Food and Wine Festival

    Friday, January 24 2014 5:06 PM EST2014-01-24 22:06:20 GMT
    Each year chefs from across the country and right here in our region meet to do demonstrations and compete.
    Each year chefs from across the country and right here in our region meet to do demonstrations and compete.
  • Monongalia County Man Accused of Child Abuse Fails to Appear in Court

    Monongalia County Man Accused of Child Abuse Fails to Appear in Court

    Friday, January 24 2014 4:47 PM EST2014-01-24 21:47:21 GMT
    William WilsonWilliam Wilson
    The Westover Police Department arrested William Matthew Wilson and charged him with child abuse with risk of serious injury.
    The Westover Police Department arrested William Matthew Wilson and charged him with child abuse with risk of serious injury.
  • WVU Police Explain What it Takes for WVU Campus to Shut Down

    WVU Police Explain What it Takes for WVU Campus to Shut Down

    Thursday, January 23 2014 9:01 PM EST2014-01-24 02:01:32 GMT
    Frigid Temperatures and continued snowfall forced more than 20 North Central West Virginia counties to cancel school. But there were still students at West Virginia University. So what exactly does it
    Frigid Temperatures and continued snowfall forced more than 20 North Central West Virginia counties to cancel school. But there were still students at West Virginia University. So what exactly does it
  • City of Morgantown Struggles to Put Snow Plows on the Road

    City of Morgantown Struggles to Put Snow Plows on the Road

    Thursday, January 23 2014 5:16 PM EST2014-01-23 22:16:00 GMT
    Wednesday night, the city was only able to operate four total plows to clear roads.
    Wednesday night, the city was only able to operate four total plows to clear roads.
  • City of Morgantown Works With Consultant for Re-Branding

    City of Morgantown Works With Consultant for Re-Branding

    Thursday, January 23 2014 4:06 PM EST2014-01-23 21:06:39 GMT
    The Public Meetings for the re-branding will be held on Wednesday, February 12 at City Hall.
    The Public Meetings for the re-branding will be held on Wednesday, February 12 at City Hall.
  • Morgantown Urban Deer Hunt Wraps Up Its 3rd Year

    Morgantown Urban Deer Hunt Wraps Up Its 3rd Year

    Friday, January 17 2014 5:23 PM EST2014-01-17 22:23:58 GMT
    Hunters killed 137 deer, and increase by 19 from last year.
    Hunters killed 137 deer, and increase by 19 from last year.
  • Attorney General Offers Mobile Office in Morgantown

    Attorney General Offers Mobile Office in Morgantown

    Friday, January 17 2014 4:40 PM EST2014-01-17 21:40:55 GMT
    The mobile office takes place every third Friday at the Morgantown Library from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
    The mobile office takes place every third Friday at the Morgantown Library from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
  • City of Morgantown Enlists Help From Public in 'Re-Branding' Process

    City of Morgantown Enlists Help From Public in 'Re-Branding' Process

    Friday, January 17 2014 4:26 PM EST2014-01-17 21:26:33 GMT
    City officials will meet with residents and business leaders at City Hall next Thursday, January 23 to get their ideas. The meeting begins at 5 p.m. and all are welcome.
    City officials will meet with residents and business leaders at City Hall next Thursday, January 23 to get their ideas. The meeting begins at 5 p.m. and all are welcome.
  • Investigation Discovery Features Shannon Stafford Story in Series

    Investigation Discovery Features Shannon Stafford Story in Series

    Friday, January 17 2014 12:23 PM EST2014-01-17 17:23:02 GMT
    A Television crew came to West Virginia to get stories of Shannon Stafford. A woman who was shot to death by her estranged father in law in a parking in April 2012. Mary Newton was a friend and Stafford's
    A Television crew came to West Virginia to get stories of Shannon Stafford. A woman who was shot to death by her estranged father in law in a parking in April 2012. Mary Newton was a friend and Stafford's
  • NIOSH Prepares Healthcare Providers for Violence with Online Course

    NIOSH Prepares Healthcare Providers for Violence with Online Course

    Thursday, January 16 2014 6:49 PM EST2014-01-16 23:49:50 GMT
    Nurses working at the nurses' station at the Mon General Emergency Department.Nurses working at the nurses' station at the Mon General Emergency Department.
    NIOSH in Morgantown created a workplace violence prevention course. It helps healthcare professionals deal with everything from being spit at to a serious disaster. "I was at work as a nurse and was held
    NIOSH in Morgantown created a workplace violence prevention course. It helps healthcare professionals deal with everything from being spit at to a serious disaster. "I was at work as a nurse and was held
  • The Mountain Institute Provides Online Solar Panel Updates

    The Mountain Institute Provides Online Solar Panel Updates

    Thursday, January 16 2014 5:10 PM EST2014-01-16 22:10:48 GMT
    The Morgantown Market is known for being home to twelve solar panels. The Mountain Institute created a website that allows you to see how much power those solar panels actually generate each day.
    The Morgantown Market is known for being home to twelve solar panels. The Mountain Institute created a website that allows you to see how much power those solar panels actually generate each day.
  • WVU Bureau of Business and Economics Research Explores Economic Impact of Expanding Medicaid

    WVU Bureau of Business and Economics Research Explores Economic Impact of Expanding Medicaid

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:34 PM EST2014-01-13 21:34:03 GMT
    The study found this would require more than $13 million, but would generate almost $80 million across the state.
    The study found this would require more than $13 million, but would generate almost $80 million across the state.
  • WVU Students, MECCA 911 Collect Donations for West Virginians Without Water

    WVU Students, MECCA 911 Collect Donations for West Virginians Without Water

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:27 PM EST2014-01-13 21:27:21 GMT
    The Student Government Association was collecting supplies and donations in the Mountainlair, while MECCA 911 and the WVU Baseball team helped collect supplies for Charleston residents Sunday night.
    The Student Government Association was collecting supplies and donations in the Mountainlair, while MECCA 911 and the WVU Baseball team helped collect supplies for Charleston residents Sunday night.
  • Gas Spill Temporarily Shuts Down Morgantown Gas Station

    Gas Spill Temporarily Shuts Down Morgantown Gas Station

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:26 PM EST2014-01-13 21:26:03 GMT
    A tanker making a delivery to the Shell Station on University Avenue sideswiped a gas pump and tore off two valves from the bottom of the truck.
    A tanker making a delivery to the Shell Station on University Avenue sideswiped a gas pump and tore off two valves from the bottom of the truck.
  • Coordinating Council Forms to Reduce Homelessness in Morgantown

    Coordinating Council Forms to Reduce Homelessness in Morgantown

    Thursday, January 9 2014 4:41 PM EST2014-01-09 21:41:09 GMT
    One of the first ways to address homelessness is by joining the 100,000 Homes Organization. It's creating new housing opportunities for the homeless by July.
    One of the first ways to address homelessness is by joining the 100,000 Homes Organization. It's creating new housing opportunities for the homeless by July.
  • Community and Authorities Help the Homeless During Freezing Temps

    Community and Authorities Help the Homeless During Freezing Temps

    Tuesday, January 7 2014 5:39 PM EST2014-01-07 22:39:22 GMT
    A MECCA 911 employee places a blanket on a homeless man at the Woodburn Elementary School warming shelter.A MECCA 911 employee places a blanket on a homeless man at the Woodburn Elementary School warming shelter.
    With the temperatures continuing to be at dangerous lows, and the wind chill making it feel like it's even colder outside, the community was very worried about the homeless population. "Bartlett House
    With the temperatures continuing to be at dangerous lows, and the wind chill making it feel like it's even colder outside, the community was very worried about the homeless population. "Bartlett House
  • Emergency Offices Prepare Communities for the Extreme Cold

    Emergency Offices Prepare Communities for the Extreme Cold

    Monday, January 6 2014 8:27 PM EST2014-01-07 01:27:06 GMT
    Woodburn Elementary School was one of many warming shelter set up in the area. The temperatures continued to drop to dangerous lows on Monday evening and Tuesday. Several emergency centers set up these
    Woodburn Elementary School was one of many warming shelter set up in the area. The temperatures continued to drop to dangerous lows on Monday evening and Tuesday. Several emergency centers set up these
  • Fitness Centers Help Clients Keep New Year Resolution Goals

    Fitness Centers Help Clients Keep New Year Resolution Goals

    Wednesday, January 1 2014 4:23 PM EST2014-01-01 21:23:24 GMT
    Power Yoga Morgantown hosted a free Yoga class on New Years Day 2014.Power Yoga Morgantown hosted a free Yoga class on New Years Day 2014.
    We've all done it. Said, "This year is going to be different." And headed to the gym. Only to gradually stop going as the year continues. Gyms, including Lakeview Fitness Center in Morgantown, do what
    We've all done it. Said, "This year is going to be different." And headed to the gym. Only to gradually stop going as the year continues. Gyms, including Lakeview Fitness Center in Morgantown, do what
  • Police Urge People Not to Drink and Drive On New Year's Eve

    Police Urge People Not to Drink and Drive On New Year's Eve

    Tuesday, December 31 2013 6:09 PM EST2013-12-31 23:09:17 GMT
    Eric Watkins books reservations for drivers on New Year's Eve.Eric Watkins books reservations for drivers on New Year's Eve.
    New Year's Eve is a time to welcome the new year with friends and family. But the holiday sometimes includes alcohol, which often leads people to drink and drive. But you might want to rethink before you
    New Year's Eve is a time to welcome the new year with friends and family. But the holiday sometimes includes alcohol, which often leads people to drink and drive. But you might want to rethink before you
  • New BFS Store Opens at Exit 155 in Monongalia County

    New BFS Store Opens at Exit 155 in Monongalia County

    Tuesday, December 31 2013 4:25 PM EST2013-12-31 21:25:13 GMT
    There will also be a DQ Grill and Chill, a Little Caesars Pizza, and a Tim Hortons Café and Bake Shop in the BFS building.
    There will also be a DQ Grill and Chill, a Little Caesars Pizza, and a Tim Hortons Café and Bake Shop in the BFS building.
  • Incandescent Light Bulb Phase Out Underway

    Incandescent Light Bulb Phase Out Underway

    Tuesday, December 31 2013 4:13 PM EST2013-12-31 21:13:16 GMT
    The Energy Conservation Act signed in 2007 includes phasing out certain appliances, heating systems and light bulbs. The last phase of incandescent light bulbs is happening right now. There will be no
    The Energy Conservation Act signed in 2007 includes phasing out certain appliances, heating systems and light bulbs. The last phase of incandescent light bulbs is happening right now. There will be no
  • WVU Students Leaving for Winter Break Affects Local Businesses

    WVU Students Leaving for Winter Break Affects Local Businesses

    Monday, December 30 2013 8:17 AM EST2013-12-30 13:17:42 GMT
    The Mountainlair, a popular place for WVU students to eat, is closed until January 1, 2014.The Mountainlair, a popular place for WVU students to eat, is closed until January 1, 2014.
    Even for a Saturday morning, West Virginia University was looking pretty abandoned. Where are all of the students? Well, the answer is simple. Most of them go home for winter break.
    Even for a Saturday morning, West Virginia University was looking pretty abandoned. Where are all of the students? Well, the answer is simple. Most of them go home for winter break. 
  • Chestnut Ridge Church 'Kid's Zone' Participates in New Vision 'Lights For Relief'

    Chestnut Ridge Church 'Kid's Zone' Participates in New Vision 'Lights For Relief'

    Sunday, December 29 2013 7:31 PM EST2013-12-30 00:31:49 GMT
    Children from the 'Kids Zone' show off the lights they made for New Vision.Children from the 'Kids Zone' show off the lights they made for New Vision.
    Flipping on a light switch or plugging in a phone to charge is something you might take for granted. Kids Zone at Chestnut Ridge Church is shining some light for people with none in the Philippines.
    Flipping on a light switch or plugging in a phone to charge is something you might take for granted. Kids Zone at Chestnut Ridge Church is shining some light for people with none in the Philippines.
  • Personal Trainers Say Unrealistic Goals Keep People from Returning to Gym

    Personal Trainers Say Unrealistic Goals Keep People from Returning to Gym

    Sunday, December 29 2013 7:22 PM EST2013-12-30 00:22:55 GMT
    Going to the gym at least three times a week is enough to keep up the good work.
    Going to the gym at least three times a week is enough to keep up the good work.
  • Several Departments Respond to Fire at Monongalia County Home

    Several Departments Respond to Fire at Monongalia County Home

    Saturday, December 28 2013 7:12 PM EST2013-12-29 00:12:43 GMT
    The Brookhaven Volunteer Fire Department and several other fire departments responded to the scene on Sixth Street in Morgantown.
    The Brookhaven Volunteer Fire Department and several other fire departments responded to the scene on Sixth Street in Morgantown.
  • Morgantown Mall Expects Big Crowds During Holiday Weekend

    Morgantown Mall Expects Big Crowds During Holiday Weekend

    Friday, December 27 2013 5:29 PM EST2013-12-27 22:29:35 GMT
    Morgantown Mall Manager said that After Christmas Sales are a factor in bringing in larger crowds.Morgantown Mall Manager said that After Christmas Sales are a factor in bringing in larger crowds.
    Malls are used to having bigger crowds before the holidays. But with people returning presents and using gift cards, some have to be prepared for a second rush. Morgantown Mall is packed with shoppers
    Malls are used to having bigger crowds before the holidays. But with people returning presents and using gift cards, some have to be prepared for a second rush. Morgantown Mall is packed with shoppers
  • Local Organizations Ask People to Continue Volunteering Year Round

    Local Organizations Ask People to Continue Volunteering Year Round

    Thursday, December 26 2013 7:30 PM EST2013-12-27 00:30:28 GMT
    Clothing racks starting to empty out after the holiday rush at Christian Help.Clothing racks starting to empty out after the holiday rush at Christian Help.
    Thousands of dollars worth of toys were given away in Morgantown to people in need for the holidays. There was also tons of food that was collected. But some organizations say it's important to remember
    Thousands of dollars worth of toys were given away in Morgantown to people in need for the holidays. There was also tons of food that was collected. But some organizations say it's important to remember
  • Monongalia county Solid Waste Authority Recycling Glass and Live Christmas Trees

    Monongalia county Solid Waste Authority Recycling Glass and Live Christmas Trees

    Monday, December 23 2013 6:47 PM EST2013-12-23 23:47:49 GMT
    The Monongalia County Solid Waste Authority recycles thousands of tons of recyclable materials every year. In the next few weeks it will be adding two more items to its list. Research from the University
    The Monongalia County Solid Waste Authority recycles thousands of tons of recyclable materials every year. In the next few weeks it will be adding two more items to its list. Research from the University
  • RRT: The Tea Shoppe at The Seneca Center

    RRT: The Tea Shoppe at The Seneca Center

    Wednesday, December 18 2013 9:51 PM EST2013-12-19 02:51:33 GMT
    The Tea Shoppe located at The Seneca Center on Beechurst Avenue in Morgantown.The Tea Shoppe located at The Seneca Center on Beechurst Avenue in Morgantown.
    Walking into The Tea Shoppe at the Seneca Center is like being in an extension of your own living room. It's cozy atmosphere includes tables set with teacups waiting to be filled with hundreds of different
    Walking into The Tea Shoppe at the Seneca Center is like being in an extension of your own living room. It's cozy atmosphere includes tables set with teacups waiting to be filled with hundreds of different
  • Mapleshire Nursing and Rehab Center Expansion Will Provide Room for More Patients

    Mapleshire Nursing and Rehab Center Expansion Will Provide Room for More Patients

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 6:06 PM EST2013-12-17 23:06:43 GMT
    Mapleshire Administrator, Sonia Bailey-Gibson, addresses the crowd at the Groundbreaking Ceremony Tuesday.Mapleshire Administrator, Sonia Bailey-Gibson, addresses the crowd at the Groundbreaking Ceremony Tuesday.
    The Alzheimer's Association says more than 450 Monongalia County residents have a known Alzheimer's diagnosis. That means there is a big need for specialized care. Mapleshire Nursing Home and Rehab Center
    The Alzheimer's Association says more than 450 Monongalia County residents have a known Alzheimer's diagnosis. That means there is a big need for specialized care. Mapleshire Nursing Home and Rehab Center
  • Westover Family Cautions Buyers Looking to Purchase Cars

    Westover Family Cautions Buyers Looking to Purchase Cars

    Monday, December 16 2013 6:26 PM EST2013-12-16 23:26:27 GMT
    Buying a car new or use can be tricky. And one woman's cautionary tale is hopefully going to get people to do their own research before buying the car. Kim Ensminger is in an ongoing court battle with
    Buying a car new or use can be tricky. And one woman's cautionary tale is hopefully going to get people to do their own research before buying the car. Kim Ensminger is in an ongoing court battle with
  • Preston County Animal Shelter Welcomes Three New Full Time Positions

    Preston County Animal Shelter Welcomes Three New Full Time Positions

    Friday, December 13 2013 5:51 PM EST2013-12-13 22:51:28 GMT
    The Preston County Commission added three full time positions at the Preston County Animal Shelter.The Preston County Commission added three full time positions at the Preston County Animal Shelter.
    The Preston County Commission is adding three new full time positions at the Preston County Animal Shelter. The idea is that the full time employees will be able to get even more animals adopted. The first
    The Preston County Commission is adding three new full time positions at the Preston County Animal Shelter. The idea is that the full time employees will be able to get even more animals adopted. The first
  • Students Encourage People to Learn Code During Computer Science Education Week

    Students Encourage People to Learn Code During Computer Science Education Week

    Tuesday, December 10 2013 9:38 PM EST2013-12-11 02:38:06 GMT
    Most people know how to use their phone and their computer but they don't know how to program it. Two computer science majors are trying to raise awareness about coding. Millions of people across the
    Most people know how to use their phone and their computer but they don't know how to program it. Two computer science majors are trying to raise awareness about coding. Millions of people across the
  • WVU Co-Hosts Second Annual Energy Forum

    WVU Co-Hosts Second Annual Energy Forum

    Monday, December 9 2013 5:41 PM EST2013-12-09 22:41:09 GMT
    The panel of WVU researchers, coal and natural gas leaders, and environmental representatives discussed a number of topics, including the development of a national energy policy.
    The panel of WVU researchers, coal and natural gas leaders, and environmental representatives discussed a number of topics, including the development of a national energy policy.
  • Morgantown Armory Hosts Toys For Tots Collection, WCLG Food Drive

    Morgantown Armory Hosts Toys For Tots Collection, WCLG Food Drive

    Monday, December 9 2013 5:05 PM EST2013-12-09 22:05:27 GMT
    Thousands of toys are being sorted at the Armory on the Mileground in Morgantown this week. Community members are helping sort all of the toys for the Toys for Tots Programs. Families that qualify for
    Thousands of toys are being sorted at the Armory on the Mileground in Morgantown this week. Community members are helping sort all of the toys for the Toys for Tots Programs. Families that qualify for
  • WVU Hospitals Participates in 'Operation Walk USA'

    WVU Hospitals Participates in 'Operation Walk USA'

    Friday, December 6 2013 6:43 PM EST2013-12-06 23:43:19 GMT
    Patients without health insurance or who do not qualify for government assistant programs found help from another source Friday. WVU Hospitals was one of 70 hospitals across the nation taking part in Operation
    Patients without health insurance or who do not qualify for government assistant programs found help from another source Friday. WVU Hospitals was one of 70 hospitals across the nation taking part in Operation
  • NIOSH Gives Back to Community with Salvation Army and Christian Help

    NIOSH Gives Back to Community with Salvation Army and Christian Help

    Thursday, December 5 2013 5:32 PM EST2013-12-05 22:32:55 GMT
    NIOSH employees arrange toys donated by co-workers for the Salvation Angel Tree Program and Christian Help.NIOSH employees arrange toys donated by co-workers for the Salvation Angel Tree Program and Christian Help.
    NIOSH is the federal agency that conducts research on worker safety and health. But that's not the only way it's helping out it's community this holiday season. The National Institute for Occupational
    NIOSH is the federal agency that conducts research on worker safety and health. But that's not the only way it's helping out it's community this holiday season. The National Institute for Occupational
  • American Federation of Teachers Meet in Fairmont

    American Federation of Teachers Meet in Fairmont

    Wednesday, December 4 2013 5:17 PM EST2013-12-04 22:17:09 GMT
    Senate and House members from North Central West Virginia will be there, along with teachers and members of public.
    Senate and House members from North Central West Virginia will be there, along with teachers and members of public.
  • The Roller Vixens Will Host Annual Jingle Brawl at Mylan Park

    The Roller Vixens Will Host Annual Jingle Brawl at Mylan Park

    Monday, December 2 2013 5:12 PM EST2013-12-02 22:12:23 GMT
    A member of the Roller Vixens laps the track during practice at Mylan Park.A member of the Roller Vixens laps the track during practice at Mylan Park.
    The Roller Vixens are the only roller derby team in North Central West Virginia and a WVU club sport like any other. The team is made up of sixty percent WVU students, faculty and staff and community members. There
    The Roller Vixens are the only roller derby team in North Central West Virginia and a WVU club sport like any other. The team is made up of sixty percent WVU students, faculty and staff and community members. There
  • WVU Printmaking Club Hosts Art Sale

    WVU Printmaking Club Hosts Art Sale

    Monday, December 2 2013 4:17 PM EST2013-12-02 21:17:31 GMT
    The club is a student organization furthering arts in the community and bringing more awareness to printmaking.
    The club is a student organization furthering arts in the community and bringing more awareness to printmaking.
  • New Gym Opens in Morgantown

    New Gym Opens in Morgantown

    Monday, December 2 2013 9:30 AM EST2013-12-02 14:30:26 GMT
    Complete Fitness Training held a grand opening for it's first gym location. The trainers allowed prospective clients to come in and check out a unique way of working out. 
    Complete Fitness Training held a grand opening for it's first gym location. The trainers allowed prospective clients to come in and check out a unique way of working out.
  • West Virginia Authors Hold Book Signing

    West Virginia Authors Hold Book Signing

    Sunday, December 1 2013 7:44 PM EST2013-12-02 00:44:09 GMT
    Barnes and Noble at the University Town Center in Granville invited some West Virginia authors to hold a book signing Sunday.
    Barnes and Noble at the University Town Center in Granville invited some West Virginia authors to hold a book signing Sunday. 
  • Morgantown Ice Arena Open for Public Skate

    Morgantown Ice Arena Open for Public Skate

    Sunday, December 1 2013 7:40 PM EST2013-12-02 00:40:51 GMT
    It's that time of year, ice skating season is here! The Morgantown Ice Arena is open for public skates and even has opportunities for birthday parties and ice skating lessons.
    It's that time of year, ice skating season is here! The Morgantown Ice Arena is open for public skates and even has opportunities for birthday parties and ice skating lessons. 
  • Morgantown Businesses and Residents Participate in Small Business Saturday

    Morgantown Businesses and Residents Participate in Small Business Saturday

    Saturday, November 30 2013 7:31 PM EST2013-12-01 00:31:13 GMT
    Small Business Saturday on November 30 falls between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it's a great way to come out and support local businesses. 
    Small Business Saturday on November 30 falls between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it's a great way to come out and support local businesses. 
  • Marion County Historical Society Hosts 20th Holiday Historic Home Tour

    Marion County Historical Society Hosts 20th Holiday Historic Home Tour

    Saturday, November 30 2013 7:19 PM EST2013-12-01 00:19:26 GMT
    The Marion County Historical Society hosts the event each year. Community members can go into as many homes on the tour as they want.
    The Marion County Historical Society hosts the event each year. Community members can go into as many homes on the tour as they want.
  • Black Friday Shoppers Disappointed by Early Start to the Shopping Day

    Black Friday Shoppers Disappointed by Early Start to the Shopping Day

    Friday, November 29 2013 4:02 PM EST2013-11-29 21:02:06 GMT
    The Black Friday morning rush of yesteryear has been replaced by a gray Thursday rush. In fact, most stores that opened Thanksgiving night, like Target and Best Buy, said that their busiest time was between
    The Black Friday morning rush of yesteryear has been replaced by a gray Thursday rush. In fact, most stores that opened Thanksgiving night, like Target and Best Buy, said that their busiest time was between
  • WVU Police Department Recognized for Safety and Security Programs

    WVU Police Department Recognized for Safety and Security Programs

    Tuesday, November 26 2013 6:43 PM EST2013-11-26 23:43:12 GMT
    The West Virginia University Police Department was recognized for it's safety and security programs. The West Virginia University Police Department ranked in Security Magazine's Top 500 picks in the security
    The West Virginia University Police Department was recognized for it's safety and security programs. The West Virginia University Police Department ranked in Security Magazine's Top 500 picks in the security
  • WVU Recognized for Being Veteran Friendly

    WVU Recognized for Being Veteran Friendly

    Monday, November 25 2013 5:29 PM EST2013-11-25 22:29:24 GMT
    More than 800 veterans, military personnel or their dependents attend West Virginia University. And the military service members can say they attend a 'Best for Veterans' university, once again. West
    More than 800 veterans, military personnel or their dependents attend West Virginia University. And the military service members can say they attend a 'Best for Veterans' university, once again. West
  • Kroger Partners with Salvation Army for Another Way to Donate this Holiday Season

    Kroger Partners with Salvation Army for Another Way to Donate this Holiday Season

    Monday, November 25 2013 4:57 PM EST2013-11-25 21:57:07 GMT
    A Kettle Bell Ringer stand outside of the Suncrest Towne Center Kroger.A Kettle Bell Ringer stand outside of the Suncrest Towne Center Kroger.
    Most people are familiar with the sound of ringing bells around different stores at Christmas time. The Salvation Army kettle bell ringers uses the bells to attract people to drop a few coins or dollars
    Most people are familiar with the sound of ringing bells around different stores at Christmas time. The Salvation Army kettle bell ringers uses the bells to attract people to drop a few coins or dollars
  • Monongalia County Health Department Gives Food Safety Preparation Tips for the Holiday Season

    Local Health Department Gives Food Safety Preparation Tips for the Holiday Season

    Monday, November 25 2013 4:55 PM EST2013-11-25 21:55:25 GMT
    The Health Department urges people to follow safety tips while preparing food this holiday season.The Health Department urges people to follow safety tips while preparing food this holiday season.
    The Monongalia County Health Department wants to remind people to stay safe while preparing and handling foods this holiday season. The first thing to remember is washing your hands. Hand washing is one
    The Monongalia County Health Department wants to remind people to stay safe while preparing and handling foods this holiday season. The first thing to remember is washing your hands. Hand washing is one
  • Morgantown Municipal Airport Offers Discounted Flight Rates for the Holidays

    Morgantown Municipal Airport Offers Discounted Flight Rates for the Holidays

    Friday, November 22 2013 6:31 PM EST2013-11-22 23:31:43 GMT
    Morgantown Municipal Airport offers discounted flight rates through United Express Silver Airways.Morgantown Municipal Airport offers discounted flight rates through United Express Silver Airways.
    The holidays are notorious for jamming up the highways and making big airports a crowded mess. The Morgantown Municipal Airport created a way to cut out one part of your commute.
    The holidays are notorious for jamming up the highways and making big airports a crowded mess. The Morgantown Municipal Airport created a way to cut out one part of your commute.
  • Bonnie's Bus in Need of Gas Money

    Bonnie's Bus in Need of Gas Money

    Friday, November 22 2013 4:23 PM EST2013-11-22 21:23:50 GMT
    The Bonnie Wells Wilson Mobile Mammography Program, or Bonnie's Bus, travels to all areas in West Virginia to help women check for breast cancer.
    The Bonnie Wells Wilson Mobile Mammography Program, or Bonnie's Bus, travels to all areas in West Virginia to help women check for breast cancer.
  • WVU, West Virginia State University Partner for New Engineering Arrangement

    WVU, West Virginia State University Partner for New Engineering Arrangement

    Thursday, November 21 2013 5:43 PM EST2013-11-21 22:43:20 GMT
    Students will be able to spend two years at West Virginia State, then transfer to WVU for the remaining two years to complete their degree.
    Students will be able to spend two years at West Virginia State, then transfer to WVU for the remaining two years to complete their degree.
  • Interstate 79 Development Council Discusses New Projects

    Interstate 79 Development Council Discusses New Projects

    Thursday, November 21 2013 4:51 PM EST2013-11-21 21:51:46 GMT
    The council is working on a new marketing strategy and partnering with the board of education to provide work sites for West Virginia students.
    The council is working on a new marketing strategy and partnering with the board of education to provide work sites for West Virginia students.
  • University High School Students in Morgantown Learn About Persian War in a Unique Way

    University High School Students in Morgantown Learn About Persian War in a Unique Way

    Wednesday, November 20 2013 5:33 PM EST2013-11-20 22:33:04 GMT
    UHS students painting figurines for the re-enactment of The Battle of Thermopylae.UHS students painting figurines for the re-enactment of The Battle of Thermopylae.
    Most people have seen the movie "300" and even heard the phrase "This is Sparta." But being at University High School for just a couple of hours can teach a person more about the Persian War.
    Most people have seen the movie "300" and even heard the phrase "This is Sparta." But being at University High School for just a couple of hours can teach a person more about the Persian War.