Education

WVU Physics Department hosts first Community Physics Festival

Fifty years ago on Saturday, one giant step for mankind was made when Neil Armstrong walked on the surface of the moon.

Business

Business
KLM Properties turns 25: Owner Kathy Martin splits time between Morgantown, Bridgeport
Kathy Martin has sold homes in the Morgantown area and parts of southwestern Pennsylvania for a quarter of a century with her company, Properties.
July 10, 2019 - 2:14 pm
Business
Dominion Post names new editor in chief, circulation director
Two long-time newspaper employees were promoted recently at The Dominion Post.
July 13, 2019 - 9:37 pm
Business
Fairmont's Arts and Antiques Marketplace changes hands
Arts and Antiques Marketplace, a Fairmont mainstay for four decades, has been bought by Claudio Corp.
July 7, 2019 - 4:40 pm
Business
Unsealed generic drug-maker collusion suit complaint reveals insider communications
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. The previously redacted complaint in a May multistate federal civil suit alleging Teva, Mylan and other generic drug makers conspired to raise prices and divvy up market share has been unsealed, giving a behind-the scenes look at the communications behind the allegations.
July 7, 2019 - 1:26 am
Business
The Lakehouse marks 20 years in business
The sign read The Lakehouse Restaurant and Lounge.
July 4, 2019 - 9:57 pm
Business
Sabraton Sheetz closed for renovations until mid-September
Sheetz has temporarily closed its store at 1901 Earl L.
July 1, 2019 - 10:33 pm
Business
Spilling the tea on success: The Tea Shoppe at Seneca Center expands space, selection, menu
Lisa Biafore was searching for a gift for her mother.
June 30, 2019 - 4:30 pm
Business
WVU Medicine to take over daily operations of Wheeling Hospital
Medicine continues its growth in the Mountain State with an agreement announced Thursday that it will take over the management of Wheeling Hospital.
June 21, 2019 - 9:05 am
Business
Mon Health System turns tide, reports positive financials
Last July, The Dominion Post reported that Mon Health Medical Center had suspended employee raises for a year, in conjunction with a review of compensation programs and an Operations Improvement Plan launched to address financial challenges.
June 9, 2019 - 1:01 am
Business
Menards coming to WestRidge in 2021
Governor Jim Justice paid a visit to the 1,000-plus acre WestRidge development on Wednesday as it was announced that a 173,000 square-foot Menards will anchor WestRidge Commons the retail portion of the business and retail park.
June 5, 2019 - 6:22 pm

Community

Community
Morgantown celebrates 32 years of Kids Day
Kids Day made its way back to downtown Morgantown Saturday.
July 20, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Community
Boys & Girls Club remains silent on sudden closure
Why did the Mountaineer Boys & Girls Club Board of Directors announce an immediate closure of all the clubs sites on Wednesday? Thus far, nobody will say.
July 18, 2019 - 9:02 pm
Community
Mountaineer Boys & Girls Club closing temporarily pending improvements
The Mountaineer Boys & Girls Club Board of Directors ordered a temporary closure of club sites pending important operational improvements, effective immediately.
July 17, 2019 - 12:34 pm
Community
Clay District Fair kicks off
The Clay District Fair in Daybrook wants to stirrup some fun this week.
July 16, 2019 - 11:14 pm
Community
Arthurdale Heritage seeks help to repair Center Hall
The nonprofit, Arthurdale Heritage, needs $19,565 to match a grant that will pay for repairs to the Center Hall.
July 16, 2019 - 11:10 pm
Community
Paving plan continues on Green, Kingwood and East Brockway
Newsroom@DominionPost.com Paving crews were on Green Street on Tuesday as part of Morgantowns $1.
July 16, 2019 - 10:38 pm
Community
Lunch Ladies: Food truck owner was inspired by late mother's career as school cook
Its little but its mighty, Bonny Neer said, looking at her 6-foot-by-12-foot food trailer.
July 15, 2019 - 8:33 pm
Community
A community catastrophe: South Park residents looking to control cat population
Though some may have heard the expression, this neighborhood has gone to the dogs, it seems residents off Brockway Avenue and Maryland Street in South Park might argue theirs has gone to the cats.
July 13, 2019 - 4:13 pm
Community
Viking Summer Raid Weekend tests participants' strength
Theres nothing wrong with that gleaming, high-tech exercise machine you got for Christmas.
July 7, 2019 - 4:54 pm
Community
Pantry Plus More's Roark Sizemore wins two prestigious awards
By Nathaniel Bedilion, The Dominion PostAccording to talkpoverty.
July 7, 2019 - 4:38 pm

Cops and Courts

Cops and Courts
Preston man gets 3 to 30 years in prison for threatening deputy and officer's family
- Preston County Man was sentenced to three to 30 years in prison Friday for threatening a police officer and the officers family.
July 19, 2019 - 2:21 pm
Cops and Courts
Preston woman who threatened police ordered to seek alcohol, mental health treatment
- Tunnelton woman received probation Friday for making threats against police and ordered to seek treatment for mental health and alcohol abuse.
July 19, 2019 - 1:52 pm
Cops and Courts
Morgantown responds to firefighter lawsuit
The City of Morgantown responded to the lawsuit filed by its firefighters, who said holiday pay was withheld for years.
July 18, 2019 - 5:19 pm
Cops and Courts
Albright seeks removal of home from flood plain
The Town of Albright is seeking an injunction against a resident who it says placed a home in violation of town and county flood plain regulations.
July 18, 2019 - 2:15 pm
Cops and Courts
Philidelphia man sentenced to almost 20 years for drugs
Philadelphia man was sentenced to more than 19 years inprison for taking part in a meth operation.
July 17, 2019 - 7:54 pm
Cops and Courts
State police warn of email scam
West Virginia State Police are warning residents about anemail scam where the scammer pretends to be with the agencys Bureau ofCriminal Investigations Division and offers to stop an investigation inexchange for money.
July 17, 2019 - 4:52 pm
Cops and Courts
Man pleads guilty to two shootings
Detroit man will spend at least eight years in prison fortwo December 2018 shootings, one of which sent a man to the hospital.
July 16, 2019 - 3:32 pm
Cops and Courts
December shooting suspect convicted
Fairmont man accused of a man in the chest last year pleaded guilty to the crime on Monday.
July 15, 2019 - 3:52 pm
Cops and Courts
Bransfield accused of sex assault in civil suit in Wheeling court
former seminarian alleges that former Bishop Michael Bransfield sexually assaulted him, and that Bransfield regularly drank himself drunk and then engaged in grossly inappropriate sexual behavior with other young seminarians.
July 14, 2019 - 1:30 am
Cops and Courts
Preston Sheriff: two arrested after deputy finds meth
Two people were arrested and charged after a Preston County sheriffs deputy found more than 3 ounces of meth in their car.
July 12, 2019 - 3:27 pm

Education

Education
Eastwood Elementary students participate in summer reading program
Willow Bear, Eastwood Elementary Schools mascot, met students out front of the Stewartstown Community Building on Tuesday for the summer program, Willow Goes Wild, where kids engage in reading and crafts during their summer break.
July 17, 2019 - 2:53 pm
Education
Mon BOE discusses how county expansion affects schools
WestRidge, work orders and what happens when the person who takes care of that thing, retires or goes on vacation.
July 16, 2019 - 10:48 pm
Education
Appointments for kindergarten registration being taken for Aug. 12
If your kid is old enough for kindergarten in Monongalia County and you still havent registered for fall, you have one more chance to make the grade.
July 15, 2019 - 8:38 pm
Education
ECRISP program aims to help teachers deal with classroom stressors
Pop quiz: What is the category on a teacher evaluation form that can cause the sweat glands on the palms of novice educators to rain just like a West Virginia July? If you said, classroom management, you get an A.
July 13, 2019 - 9:44 pm
Education
Kids participate in steel drum workshop in preparation for Friday concert
calypso counterpoint of Caribbean chords filled the Marilla Center Tuesday afternoon as students learned the notes to songs for a concert planned for Friday.
July 9, 2019 - 4:55 pm
Education
State Superintendent of Schools says calls to lobbyist weren't threatening
West Virginias superintendent of schools responded to a federal lawsuit that contends he tried to have a lobbyist fired by a national standardized testing company.
July 8, 2019 - 9:33 pm
Education
Expert: Charter schools have pros, cons
On Friday, Gov. Jim Justice signed the omnibus education bill that narrowly cleared Senate chambers four days earlier.
June 29, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Education
Courts, schools work together to curb truancy
The Monongalia County school system works with the Monongalia County Prosecutors office to prevent and deter truancy.
June 29, 2019 - 4:36 pm
Education
Preston students face homelessness
More than 100 Preston County students qualified as homeless last year under the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.
June 26, 2019 - 10:03 am
Education
BOE corrects Carmichael — it's not in favor of charter schools
State Senate President Mitch Carmichael didnt batten down any votes Tuesday night from the Monongalia County Board of Education.
June 26, 2019 - 9:54 am

Featured

Featured
One education tax credit bill narrowly passes Finance; other one dies without a vote
The House Finance Committee spent just overtwo hours hashing over 168, the so-called Equal Opportunity EducationScholarship program, and barely passed it, with two Republican members crossingover.
June 18, 2019 - 4:32 pm
Featured
State medical cannabis program won't be ready to roll on start date
West Virginias medical cannabis program officially takes effect July 1.
June 23, 2019 - 1:00 am
Featured
Mylan shareholders approve board nominees, executive pay; support UAW 'clawback' proposal
Mylan shareholders had their annual general meeting in Amsterdam on Friday and overwhelmingly approved election of the board of directors, including one additional member.
June 21, 2019 - 7:11 pm
Featured
House of Delegates takes up education reform bills
With red-shirted teachers packing thegalleries, hallways and meeting rooms, the House of Delegates convened Mondaymorning to take up education betterment.
June 17, 2019 - 12:22 pm
Featured
Catholic voices petition gains signatures; state AG's lawsuit against diocese progresses
The Lay Catholic Voices for Change petition is gathering signatures by the hour.
June 14, 2019 - 6:43 pm
Featured
Alleged sex abuse and greed: 3 Catholic voices address the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese scandals
They call themselves Lay Catholic Voices for Change and one of the words they use to describe their reaction to the unfolding sex abuse and financial mismanagement scandals in the Diocese of Wheeling Charleston is outrage.
June 14, 2019 - 6:36 pm
Featured
Lay Catholic group sends letter to Archbishop calling for change after Wheeling-Charleston Diocese scandals
group called Lay Catholic Voices for Changehas submitted a letter to the Rev.
June 13, 2019 - 1:53 pm
Featured
Omnibus education bill passes the W.Va. Senate, again
The state Senate again passed an omnibus education bill, just as it did during the regular legislative session.
June 3, 2019 - 10:10 am
Featured
Snake Hill Road trailer total loss
vacant trail is a total loss after a Friday morning blaze.
May 31, 2019 - 10:20 am
Featured
Slithery snake escapes; on the lam
15-foot python escaped into the woods Thursday night in Sabraton and has not been found despite a search effort.
May 31, 2019 - 9:59 am

Government

Government
Brake reiterates 'There is no timeline' as annexation draws crowd to council
Signs opposing Morgantowns draft annexation plan were displayed along Spruce Street prior to Tuesday evenings regular city council meeting.
July 16, 2019 - 11:14 pm
Government
WV GOP issues heat up with notice of lawsuit and letter requesting resignation
West Virginias Republican Party is dealing with multiple political fires.
July 15, 2019 - 8:50 pm
Government
Citizens' group starts petition to demand fixes to roads
grass roots Preston County organization gathered thousands of signatures on a petition demanding better roads.
July 15, 2019 - 8:42 pm
Government
Brake says slow down on annexation
WILSONWith questions concerning Morgantowns proposed annexation plan piling up every day and definitive answers to those questions in short supply, it appears the city is ready to pump the brakes on moving the plan forward along the timeline initially presented to city council.
July 15, 2019 - 8:34 pm
Government
MUB estimates annexation could trigger $3.4M in extensions
According to the Morgantown Utility Board, rough preliminary estimates indicate that approximately $3.
July 13, 2019 - 11:24 am
Government
City holds first information session on annexation plan
For all the sound and fury in recent weeks surrounding Morgantowns draft annexation plan, Thursdays first public information meeting on the topic didnt quite seem to match the rhetoric.
July 11, 2019 - 11:00 pm
Government
Mountain Line to test lower fares for service to Pittsburgh
Citing declining ridership, the Mountain Line Transit Authority approved a fare reduction for its Grey Line service to Pittsburgh.
July 10, 2019 - 3:08 pm
Government
Justice companies say federal lawsuit over safety violations should be dismissed
Lawyers for coal companies owned by Gov. Jim Justice and his family are asking for a federal lawsuit over unpaid safety violations to be dismissed because of where it was filed.
July 10, 2019 - 11:18 am
Government
Manchin introduces bill to pressure U.S. Soccer into increasing women's pay
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin introduced a bill Tuesday that would prevent federal funding from being used for the 2026 World Cup until the U.
July 9, 2019 - 11:08 pm
Government
Commission releases funds for development off Airport Boulevard
The Monongalia County Commission authorized the use of $90,000 from the countys Coalbed Methane Fund for infrastructure tied to a new development off Airport Boulevard.
July 9, 2019 - 3:46 pm

News

Football
WVU's Ladies Huddle set for July 21, will provide more of a 'family vibe'
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. For the first time in the events seven-year history, Ladies Huddle will be split into two sessions due to popular demand.
July 18, 2019 - 1:24 pm
Latest News
Star City Town Council agrees to work with 'No Man's Land' community in attempt to annex it
CITY, W.Va. community targeted in the City of Morgantowns annexation proposal is petitioning to be annexed but into Star City.
July 17, 2019 - 11:12 pm
Latest News
West Virginia ranked second in college readiness, exceeds national average for graduation rate
Incoming West Virginia college freshmen rank second as the most college-ready in the country, according to a recent study by Brainly, a New York peer-to-peer learning community.
July 17, 2019 - 11:09 pm
Latest News
Protests staged at Rep. McKinley’s Morgantown office target Trump policies, recent comments
This land is your land. Woody Guthrie got the last word Wednesday afternoon at David McKinleys Morgantown office in Seneca Center.
July 17, 2019 - 11:03 pm
Latest News
Lay Catholic group will withhold donations to diocese; seeks financial transparency
Lay Catholic Voices for Change plans a boycott of donations going to and through the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston as a means to urge the diocese to establish financial transparency.
July 11, 2019 - 6:08 pm
Featured
Fairmont man charged with arson, murder in fatal fire
45-year-old Marion County man is facing charges relating to a fatal fire that occurred in March.
May 30, 2019 - 9:50 am
Featured
Missing man sought in Preston; burned truck found on Showerbath Road
KINGWOOD, W.Va. The search continues for a missing man whose burned truck was found Wednesday.
May 30, 2019 - 9:26 am
Featured
Kingwood among 6 W.Va. communities to participate in community revitalization initiative
Kingwood is one of six West Virginia communities that were officially welcomed as FHLBank Pittsburgh Blueprint Communities at a ceremony held earlier today in Bridgeport.
May 29, 2019 - 11:37 am
Featured
Kingwood mayor apologizes for remarks made at last meeting
Mayor Jean Guillot apologized Tuesday to Royce Larew for asking to have Larew removed from the Board of Zoning Appeals because of a note left at city hall.
May 29, 2019 - 10:18 am
Featured
Arthurdale home will take you back to the 1930s
From the road, House E-15 in Arthurdale looks like any other home in the area.
May 27, 2019 - 10:02 pm

Religion listings/briefs

Community
Religion Briefs June 20, 2018
Mount Morris Gospel Tabernacle will host concert FridayJeff and Sheri Easter will be in concert at Gospel Tabernacle, in Mount Morris, Pa.
June 19, 2018 - 7:13 pm
Community
Religion Briefs June 6, 2018
Wesley United Church to host concert SundayWesley United Methodist Church will host Concerts in the Loft at 6 p.
June 5, 2018 - 7:19 pm
Community
Religion Briefs May 16, 2018
Youth gardening class at Llewellyn Baptist Church on Sundayyouth gardening class will be held from 10 a.
May 15, 2018 - 8:51 pm
Community
Religion Briefs 5/9/18
Bake sale SaturdayNew Life Ministries will have a bake and flower sale from 9 a.
May 8, 2018 - 4:10 pm
Community
Religion Briefs May 2, 2018
Ebenezer church to host RevivalEbenezer Baptist Church, Gladesville Road, will hold a revival at 6:30 p.
May 1, 2018 - 8:13 pm
Community
Religion Briefs April 25, 2018
Trinity Episcopal to hold rummage saleTrinity Episcopal Church, 247 Willey St.
April 24, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Community
Religion Briefs April 18, 2018
XXMt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Kingwood Pike, Morgantown, will have a baked chopped steak dinner at4 p.
April 17, 2018 - 5:01 pm
Community
Religion Briefs April 11, 2018
Human Trafficking Presentation at Suncrest UMCKaren Haring, executive director of Libera will present Human Trafficking in West Virginia? at 11:30 a.
April 10, 2018 - 7:57 pm
Community
Religion Briefs
Reverend to give farewell sermon SundayThe Rev. Dr.
April 5, 2018 - 8:42 pm

WVU News

Government
WVU researchers study way to reduce power plant water use with fracking water
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Two West Virginia University researchers have begun a project to help power plants use less water.
July 6, 2019 - 1:53 am
WVU News
Rhino to hire 400 for WVU events; job fair set for July 27
Rhino Sports and Entertainment Services will take over as West Virginia Universitys primary customer services personnel provider for university events including football and basketball games this fall.
July 16, 2019 - 10:40 pm
News
Law schools see less interest in energy expertise
The interest is still there, but not like it was five years ago when oil and natural gas was booming in both West Virginia and Pennsylvania.
June 1, 2019 - 8:19 pm
Featured
More than entertainment: WVU professors use ‘Game of Thrones' to teach
Game of Thrones, the Emmy-award winning show that became a cultural phenomenon, is more than just entertainment.
May 18, 2019 - 6:16 pm
News
Tuition drops at Potomac State College for new students after BOG vote
Tuition at Potomac State College in Keyser will drop $418 for incoming fall semester students because the West Virginia University Board of Governors agreed Tuesday to participate in the West Virginia Invests Grant program, or free community college bill.
May 15, 2019 - 10:36 am
Featured
Officials says WVU on pace to eliminate up to 150 jobs
More than 450 faculty and staff at West Virginia University with 20 years of experience or more have expressed an interest in taking advantage of a voluntary separation program being offered by the university, but not all of them will make the final cut.
May 15, 2019 - 10:32 am
Featured
Eberly College post-grads walk stage at Coliseum
If the students receiving advanced degrees at the Coliseum on Sunday had been required to select their own personal theme songs for the soundtrack, Andrea Cheuvronts would have been easy.
May 13, 2019 - 12:08 pm
Featured
WVU commencement weekend closes with Eberly College ceremonies
Sometimes, you just have to go even when youre readying to go forth.
May 13, 2019 - 12:06 pm
Featured
Thousands of students to graduate during busy WVU commencement weekend
Years of hard work and dedication will culminate with commencement ceremonies for graduating students this weekend.
May 10, 2019 - 12:10 pm
Featured
WVU police charge student for threatening 'shooting spree'
West Virginia University freshman was charged with making terroristic threats after saying he wanted to go on a shooting spree, police said.
May 2, 2019 - 10:46 am