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Journal Junction for August 22
Editor's note: Journal Junction offers the public a forum to applaud successes, discuss issues, point out problems and review the events of the day in a constructive manner.
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Job Corps program celebrates 50 years
Journal photo by John McVey Sara Harmison leads the launch of 50 balloons Thursday over the Harpers Ferry Job Corps campus to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Job Corps.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Pastor to sign book on - Life's Breakouts'
The Rev. Michael Norris, of Destiny Baptist Church on Raleigh Street in Martinsburg, will be having a book signing at the Waffle House on Foxcroft Avenue on Tuesday from 3-6 p.m. for his new book, "An Inside Job for Life's Breakouts: Priceless, Principles and Persevering."
3rd annual 'Burg Wing Off is Saturday at Martinsburg Mall
The Martinsburg Mall and the Living Room church are joining forces this year for the 3rd annual 'Burg Wing Off at the mall from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Lester Emanuel Bollinger
Lester was born in Martinsburg, W.Va., on April 15, 1925, to the late Emanuel and Sara Agnes Bollinger.
Martinsburg issues demolition orders
One house at 316 Oak St. was destroyed by fire almost two years ago, after which the owner was found dead inside, according to published reports.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Williamson Daily News Online
Mingo-based film debuts in Charleston
The movie "Moving Mountains" is set to premiere in Charleston today at the West Virginia State University Capitol Center Theatre at 6:30 p.m. The movie, which was filmed in, and centered around, Mingo County, tells the story of Trish Bragg of Pie , as she and her friends fight for safe drinking water after a deep mine destroyed their wells.
Doctor plans jogging clinic in Eastern Panhandle
Dr. Mark Cucuzzella is offering a clinic on strength training Sept. 5 at the Berkeley Medical Center's Wellness Center in Martinsburg.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Suspect in custody after fatal stabbing in Morgan County
A Morgan County man has been charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of a 32-year-old man in Berkeley Springs early Tuesday morning.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
West Virginia Metro
What's next, West Virginia?
One group is asking What's Next, West Virginia? It's an all-encompassing question about the state's future that is the focus of a series of regional workshops now being held across the Mountain State.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
West Virginia Metro
Martinsburg city officials weigh slight pay adjustments for workers
Members of Martinsburg's City Council will vote later this week on small pay increases for workers in the Berkeley County city.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Bike Night takes over city
Hundreds of local motorcycle enthusiasts joined the Blue Knights West Virginia Chapter V on Saturday afternoon for the annual Martinsburg Bike Night event.
PuroClean raises funds to assist those in need
The company's owner and staff wanted to do something to impact local families, so they created a raffle to benefit the American Red Cross.
Weight Loss Doc Forced Female Colleague To 'Motorboat' Her Breasts: Report
Dr. Tressie Montene Duffy is coming under fire from the West Virginia Board of Medicine for a variety of charges including making a female employee 'motor boat' her breasts.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Judge asked to throw out suit
Attorneys representing the city of Martinsburg and five police officers named in a $200 million civil rights lawsuit filed after police fatally shot a Virginia man more than 20 times last year are asking a federal judge to dismiss the case.
What are you carrying in your pocket?
To round out my vacations days, I usually stay at our oldest son's house in the Martinsburg, W.Va., area.
Open Mind: Farmers should look at different options
"The possibilities are endless," said Katy Orr-Dove, a market manager for a family farm near Martinsburg.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Time to hold absentee landlords accountable
We moved to Martinsburg last May, after living for many years in Montgomery County, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C. We found the perfect house on West Burke Street downtown, and are thoroughly enjoying being here.
Convicted as teen, man looks for freedom
Despite a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling and a new state law passed earlier this year that outlaws mandatory life sentences for offenders tried as adults for crimes they committed as juveniles, a man convicted of murder in Berkeley County for a crime he committed when he was 17 may remain behind bars indefinitely.
The eating contests sponsored by the county fairs are disgusting. Now it seems they are also dangerous, if I'm to believe the Berkeley County story where an 11-year-old boy was saved from choking.