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Skate Park organizers hope to raise $3,500 ahead of a Halloween event.
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 29, 2022, 3:29 pm
BUNKER HILL, W.Va. — Citing weekend rain forecast in the wake of Hurricane Ian, organizers of the Morgan Cabin fall festival have postponed the event to Sunday on October 9th, 10 AM to 4 PM. Morgan Cabin is located at 2913 Runnymeade Road, Gerrardstown. October 9th, Lunch will be provided by Tobin’s Country Catering at […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 29, 2022, 12:59 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — 150 hospice volunteers were recognized at an event Tuesday night. With eight years of service, volunteer Jo Wynn was named Volunteer of the Year for Hospice of the Panhandle. She has logged more than 1,300 hours of service, 342 of them booked in the last year. Volunteer Services Manager Katrina Stevens talked […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 29, 2022, 12:49 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The U.S. Marshals say they recovered a missing West Virginia child in Washington, D.C., and arrested a man wanted in connection with the child’s disappearance. An arrest warrant was issued September 19th for Johnte Fitzhugh for felony concealment or removal of a minor child from custodian. The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office requested […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 28, 2022, 11:47 am
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A Jefferson County man has been indicted on firearms charges involving “ghost guns.” US Attorney William Ihlenfeld  says 28-year-old Brandon Michael Reckert, of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, was indicted this month on those firearms charges. They include one count of “Engaging in the Business Without a License,” two counts of “Possession of […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 28, 2022, 11:26 am
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A Baltimore man has admitted to fentanyl charge in federal court. The US Attorney’s Office says 35-year-old Steven Bernard Parker, Jr., of Baltimore, who also goes by the name “Mac Man” entered the plea Monday in federal court in Martinsburg. It was a large amount of fentanyl – Parker admitted to selling […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 28, 2022, 11:26 am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Eligible voters who are already registered but may need to update their voter registration are encouraged to do so during this, National Voter Registration Month. That’s West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner, who says a new tool from the Secretary of State’s Office may help: And although requirements were relaxed during […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 27, 2022, 3:35 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — For a limited time, WIC participants can get a free Farmers Market Voucher. The Shenandoah WIC Program announced the vouchers are available to WIC Participants through September 30th. Vouchers may be picked up at the Martinsburg WIC Office located at 109 Tavern Road and are good for $20 per person with no […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 27, 2022, 3:27 pm
FREDERICK, MD — A nurse from the Martinsburg VA Center and his wife jumped in to save a football player at a recent football game. V-A News identifies the nurse as a “Team Martinsburg Nurse Anesthetist” Jim Roupe. He and his wife Jody, a cardiothoracic nurse practitioner, were attending their son’s high school football game […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 27, 2022, 3:24 pm
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Morgan County will be on the receiving end of a federal grant aimed at getting EMS trained to support mental health and substance use response. The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Public Health’s Office of Emergency Medical Services announced Clay County and the Morgan County […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 27, 2022, 12:41 pm
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — A domestic call turned into a drug arrest in Morgan County Thursday. Morgan County Sheriff KC Bohrer tells The Panhandle News Network the original call came in just after noon Thursday for a domestic in progress on Betty’s Lane. Cpl. Shambaugh and Sheriff Bohrer responded and spoke with a female subject […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 26, 2022, 4:39 pm
Firefighters were called out twice to the scene of a large fire involving five townhouses in Charles Town Monday morning. (Photo by Independent Fire Company Chief Adam Watson)
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 26, 2022, 3:29 pm
By Luke Wiggs, Panhandle News Network Sports   Sources indicate that former WVU Basketball standout Joe Mazzulla will be named interim coach of the Boston Celtics. Assistant coach Joe Mazzulla is likely to become Boston's interim coach for the season, sources tell ESPN. https://t.co/GKEiMemnFN — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 22, 2022   This comes minutes […]
Author: Jordan Nicewarner
Posted: September 22, 2022, 2:56 pm
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. – Join Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (NHP) and the Storer College National Alumni Association (SCNAA) on Oct. 2 from 3 to 5 p.m. as we honor the legacy of Storer College with special programming where the college was established 155 years ago. Storer College was founded in October 1867, becoming the […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 22, 2022, 12:05 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Every day out of school is a day of missed opportunities to learn, but it adds up to more than that: That’s Berkeley County Schools Director of Attendance Hal VanMetre. He acknowledges that a lot of advice to families during COVID outbreaks was to stay home, they’re hoping for more regular attendance […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 21, 2022, 5:56 pm
Dr. Jonathan Hartiens says Recovery in the Park event is a chance to celebrate the successes of those who have confronted their disease successfully and reintegrated back into their community successfully.
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 21, 2022, 2:38 pm
BURLINGTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Highways has announced a road closure at the railroad crossing in Inwood beginning this week. WV 51, in Berkeley County, will be closed from 10 a.m. on Friday, September 23, 2022, through 6 a.m. Monday, September 26, 2022, to allow for widening of the railroad crossing. The […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 19, 2022, 4:55 pm
INWOOD, W.Va. —  The Berkeley County Health Department has issued a Rabies Alert for the Platt Mountain Lane/Sulphur Springs Road area of Inwood. The notice was posted Friday when the health department was notified of a positive lab result for the rabies virus from a raccoon in the area. If you or someone you know […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 19, 2022, 12:52 pm
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — As many as 245 votes in Morgan County’s Primary Election may not have been counted. That’s according to a letter addressed to primary candidates from Morgan County Clerk Kimberly Nickles. Nickles says the Secretary of State’s Office reports a discrepancy in the number of ballots cast versus voter history. In the […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 19, 2022, 9:34 am
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — A Morgan County school receptionist who was a top ten finalist for a state prize is being lauded by her school family. Morgan County Schools is congratulating Warm Springs Middle School receptionist, Susan Clark, for being a top 10 finalist for West Virginia Service Personnel of the year. She was honored […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 15, 2022, 2:45 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Early estimates are that as many as 800 volunteers and supporters took part in the United Way of the Eastern Panhandle’s 28th Annual Day of Caring Tuesday,   according to United Way of the Eastern Panhandle CEO Penny Porter: Volunteers were deployed to projects in all three counties: Among the projects, according to […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 15, 2022, 11:36 am
"Project 604 is going to be six apartments for whole families that are transitioning from homelessness to getting a place to stay and then eventually getting a permanent place to stay," Guerino says, "There's no place like that in Berkeley, Jefferson, or Morgan County.  This is going to be the first."
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 14, 2022, 4:03 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va – The West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) plans to use $150 million in supplemental funding requested by Gov. Jim Justice to pave more than 830 miles of roads. Some of those are in the Eastern Panhandle.  For a List of Paving Projects Click Here: https://transportation.wv.gov/highways/Documents/2023-GFS-Projects.pdf “The need for this paving right now […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 14, 2022, 10:55 am
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Highways has announce the following lane closures on I-81, effective this week. The slow lane will be closed on northbound Interstate 81 between mile marker 0.5 and mile marker 1.8, in Berkeley County, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, and from mile […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 13, 2022, 5:13 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced she will host four Academy Days this fall for West Virginia students interested in learning more about opportunities at the U.S. service academies and available Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) scholarships. During the events, various service academy admissions representatives and local ROTC scholarship programs […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 12, 2022, 5:02 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Affordable Housing will be the topic of a special meeting Friday. The Eastern Panhandle Health and Human Services Collaborative (HHSC) will be talking about how to solve the growing affordable housing issues in the area during its quarterly meeting on Friday, September 9, from 9:00 – 11:00 via Zoom.  The public is […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 8, 2022, 4:03 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — It’s been four years since a hit and run accident in Berkeley County claimed the life of Mike Kilmer, and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s department is still looking to resolve the case, according to Berkeley County Sheriff Nathan Harmon. “I don’t believe in cold cases as much as I believe they’re just […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 7, 2022, 10:19 am
INWOOD, W.Va. — It could have been a tragedy. A Pennsylvania family was traveling on the interstate through South Berkeley County Friday (September 2nd) afternoon when two tires from a tractor trailer separated and hit their van head on. The family of four and their German Shepherd narrowly escaped injury. Their vehicle was undriveable. Members […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 6, 2022, 3:48 pm
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — A man has been stabbed to death in Morgan County and another is now behind bars. Morgan County Sheriff K.C. Bohrer reports just after 1:00 a.m.  September 5th, deputies Knotts and Roper were dispatched to a welfare check in the 9000 block of Winchester Grade Road by Morgan E911.  Callers indicated a […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 6, 2022, 11:30 am
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — It’s been four years since a hit and run accident in Berkeley County claimed the life of Mike Kilmer, and the Berkeley County Sheriff’s department is still looking to resolve the case. The 32-year-old from Martinsburg was killed September 4th of 2018 after reportedly being struck by a truck while he was […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: September 6, 2022, 10:57 am