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BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — It could have been a lot worse, according to those on the scene of a fire on the property of Cacapon State Park Thursday evening. It was described as a brush fire out of control soon after it broke out just north of the Golf Course Maintenance Shop. Morgan County Sheriff KC […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: December 3, 2021, 5:33 pm
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Multiple crews were on the scene of a large fire at Cacapon State Park Thursday night. It was described as a brush fire out of control. The Eastern Panhandle had been under a fire advisory and a high wind advisory most of the day. Fire crews from the Panhandle responded, as […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: December 3, 2021, 1:35 pm
KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. — A sobriety checkpoint is coming up in Jefferson County. First Sergeant M. A. Cole, District 1 Commander of the Kearneysville detachment of the West Virginia State Police tells The Panhandle News Network a DUI checkpoint will be held Wednesday, December 8, 2021, from 6:00 P.M. to midnight on Route 51, near the […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: December 3, 2021, 1:31 pm
BALTIMORE, MD — Wind and Fire Advisories from the National Weather Service for the region have been revised. The National Weather Service says the wind advisory goes into effect from 10 a.m Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected. Areas affected include Washington County […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: December 2, 2021, 12:37 pm
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — 67nd District Delegate John Doyle (D – Jefferson County) has announced he’ll run for Jefferson County Commission in next year’s election. Doyle has spent 25 years in the House of Delegates.  He says redistricting was a big reason he’s leaving.  “Because they drew the districts in such a way that it would […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: December 1, 2021, 4:53 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Main Street Martinsburg, in conjunction with the City of Martinsburg, will be hosting Christmas on Main on Saturday, December 4th. They have announced the following traffic restrictions: King Street–100 block of E. and 100 block of W. King Street will be closed to traffic and parking from 6 AM until 10 PM. […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: November 29, 2021, 4:02 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Local Christmas events are coming up – and fast! Here’s a list so far: –The town of Hedgesville is hosting its annual celebration this Friday (12/03) beginning at 6:30 p.m. with the lighting of the Town Christmas Tree with music, food and more! Perhaps even a visit from Saint Nick! –Shepherdstown is […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: November 29, 2021, 3:29 pm
Peggy McKowen Appointed Contemporary American Theater Festival Producing Artistic Director SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — After a thirty year run by her predecessor, Peggy McKowen has been unanimously appointed as the Producing Artistic Director of the Contemporary American Theater Festival. She has been acting in the role since September when the founder of CATF Ed Herendeen retired. […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: November 22, 2021, 4:41 pm
MARTINSBURG, W. Va. It’s a life sentence for the man found guilty in the May 2020 death of Ryan Lynch in Berkeley County. Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney Catie Wilkes Delligatti  announced Friday 42-year-old Donnyel Nathaniel Simmons, formerly of Baltimore but more recently from Martinsburg was found guilty by a jury on felony charges including First […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: November 22, 2021, 1:45 pm
MARTINSBURG, WVa. — A Jefferson County man has admitted to government theft after a false unemployment claim. The US Attorney’s Office says 44-year-old Joseph Phillip Downes, of Ranson pleaded guilty Friday to one count of Theft of Government Funds. Downes was employed by CSX Transportation from July 2006 to April 2019. Downes collected unemployment benefits […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: November 22, 2021, 11:55 am