Sarah Marino, The Dominion Post

OLLI members meet, talk present and future

Education

OLLI members meet, talk present and future

Jascenna Haislet is passionate about learning. She said her parents believed in lifelong education.

Business

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
Business
Many changes, but dedication remains with American Homes after 43 years
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. In 1976, John Solomon founded Solomon Homes.
June 3, 2019 - 11:57 am

Community

Community
Pop-Up Plaza aims to bring together community and creativity
Though a bit drizzly on Tuesday afternoon, community members and organizations still crowded into Monongalia County Courthouse Square for the first-ever Pop-Up Plaza.
June 18, 2019 - 5:24 pm
Community
Mon Health Dept. offering free 'dunks' to help reduce risk of mosquito-borne illnesses
Like it or not, mosquitoes are part our natural environment.
June 16, 2019 - 6:27 pm
Community
Patrons enjoy sunshine, arts during first Pride Arts Walk
perfect Friday evening in downtown Morgantown served as proof that you dont always need rain to enjoy a rainbow just like you dont need a gallery to appreciate art.
June 14, 2019 - 8:56 pm
Community
Mon County kids participate in summer activities at 4-H camp
Down a country road of its namesake, Monongalia County kids come together each summer for 4-camp at Camp Muffly.
June 12, 2019 - 12:22 am
Community
Mon Health Fair promotes community wellness, offers services
On any other day you might not expect to see Mickey Mouse hanging out in the parking lot at Mon Health Medical Center, but Saturday the hospital hosted their annual Health Fair on the Mon Heath Campus.
June 8, 2019 - 6:48 pm
Community
SteppingStones, Mylan Park envision new place for play
Miracle Field has been a field of dreams in the heart of Mylan Park for SteppingStones athletes for more than 15 years.
June 7, 2019 - 4:16 pm
Community
Cheat Lake Farmer's Market kicks off for the season
While some make a run to Kroger or Aldi after work, people in the Cheat Lake area got the chance to grab some groceries at this years first Cheat Lake Farmers Market in front of Chestnut Ridge Church.
June 3, 2019 - 5:52 pm
Community
Indiana Jones to close run of 'must see' films at the Metropolitan Theatre
Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Indiana Jones classic film franchises given a one-night-only revival in Morgantowns historic Metropolitan Theatre.
December 28, 2018 - 6:10 pm
Community
Hundreds of families served during 37th annual Holiday Food & Toy Distribution
For hundreds of families struggling to make ends meet this holiday season the West Virginia National Guard Readiness Center was one-stop Christmas shopping on Thursday during the 37th annual Holiday Food & Toy Distribution.
December 13, 2018 - 5:12 pm
Community
National collection week under way for Operation Christmas Child
Thousands of red and green boxes are making their way to Church of Morgantown this week.
November 13, 2018 - 6:10 pm

Cops and Courts

Cops and Courts
Kentucky suit accuses Justice, son of racketeering
Homeowners, rather than infrastructure, are officially becoming the priority of mitigation grants related to the devastating 2016 West Virginia flood.
June 16, 2019 - 6:32 pm
Cops and Courts
Drag performer calls off investigation as police look into alleged victim's story
The Morgantown Police Department is actively following up on several inconsistencies surrounding an alleged attack that took place on the Pleasant Street Bridge in the early morning hours of May 27.
June 13, 2019 - 2:12 pm
Cops and Courts
Former WVU forward enters tentative plea deal for breaking man's nose in 2018
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. tentative plea agreement was reached in the case against a former West Virginia basketball player accused of breaking a mans nose and denting a car in July 2018.
June 11, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Cops and Courts
Defense attorneys: Video shows police used excessive force during arrest of Westover man
WESTOVER, W.Va. Defense attorneys for a black man facing a series of charges claim he suffered a broken jaw and three missing teeth following an abusive encounter with Westover Police during the wee hours of his New Years Day arrest.
June 8, 2019 - 5:30 pm
Cops and Courts
Victims claim they lost $4,500 in Westover armed robbery
Westover Police were investigating an armed robbery that took place just before 1 a.
June 7, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Cops and Courts
W.Va. Supreme Court upholds surface owner rights in Crowder-Wentz case
Surface owners scored a victory over natural gas developers in a ruling handed down by the state Supreme Court Wednesday.
June 6, 2019 - 11:06 am
Cops and Courts
New ESFs aim to make crisis response smoother
Monongalia County will soon have a new set of emergency operation plans that use a flexible framework called emergency support functions.
June 1, 2019 - 10:08 pm
Cops and Courts
WVU Police host training exercise
bomb didnt go off in a car. An active shooter didnt open up on the platform at Towers.
May 29, 2019 - 4:12 pm
Cops and Courts
Beware scam claiming overdue Mon Power bill
Butch Lee knew his electric bill was paid up when he got a call demanding a payment and threatening to shut his power off anyway.
May 27, 2019 - 9:59 pm
Cops and Courts
Motorcyclist killed in Monday morning crash identified
The Monongalia County Sheriff's department has identified the motorcyclist killed in a Monday morning accident on Blue Horizon Drive.
May 22, 2019 - 9:50 am

Education

Education
WVEA pres on ed reform: 'It's deja vu all over again' from 2010
CHARLESTON, W.Va. Education reform legislation includes charter schools and controversial changes to hiring and firing teachers.
June 16, 2019 - 6:20 pm
Education
State School Building Authority hands out $6M for construction
The state School Building Authority handed out more than $6 million in funding Monday for a handful of school construction projects in West Virginia.
June 18, 2019 - 9:17 am
Education
Bus loop at Mountaineer Middle set for repairs
sinkhole ate my homework? Not if the Monongalia County Board of Education can help it.
June 16, 2019 - 6:28 pm
Education
Rhododendron Girls State participants meet after spending week at Davis & Elkins College
Dressed in white, the Monongalia County girls who participated in the 2019 Rhododendron Girls State (RGS) came together Saturday after their week long experience at Davis & Elkins College.
June 15, 2019 - 4:41 pm
Education
After School Explorers set for summer programming in Preston County
After School Explorers, in conjunction with Preston County Schools, is offering a host of free summer opportunities.
June 1, 2019 - 1:38 pm
Education
West Virginia winner of Google contest announced
The Panthers of North Elementary gathered in their gymnasium on Tuesday, the last day of school, to surprise and celebrate a classmate who entered the annual Doodle 4 Google competition.
May 28, 2019 - 4:48 pm
Education
Blooming business: Clay-Battelle teacher sells plants to help raise money for FFA
Behind Clay-Battelle Middle/High School stands a 24-by-75-foot polycarbonate greenhouse.
May 27, 2019 - 9:56 pm
Education
Robotics group with students from North, Mountainview, St. Francis heads to Uruguay for competition
OK, so maybe Montevideo, Uruguay, isnt quite as famous as its Argentine next-door neighbor, Buenos Aries.
May 25, 2019 - 8:14 pm
Education
Senators debate public vs. charter schools during state BOE committee meeting
In many ways, the state Board of Educations School Finance and Funding Committee, which was formed to help address education reform in West Virginia, is a tale the two senators who now hold seats on the body.
May 15, 2019 - 10:30 am
Education
Leader praises PSALM student during St. Francis visit
Just now, it happened.In the time it took you to read the above, someone, somewhere in the world, stepped on a landmine from a long-ago conflict.
May 7, 2019 - 11:30 pm

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
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
Baseball
How an ace found his place: West Virginia's Alek Manoah
His baseball beginnings trace back before the Florida state championship at South Dade High in 2014.
May 30, 2019 - 10:20 am
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

Government

Government
Annexation sessions planned, MUB recommendation delayed
About 24 hours after an estimated 300 people packed a community meeting opposed to the City of Morgantowns annexation plan, a handful showed up to deliver the message personally during Tuesdays Morgantown City Council meeting.
June 18, 2019 - 10:42 pm
Government
Huge crowd turns out for F.A.I.R. annexation meeting
Morgantown City Manager Paul Brake has said he expects a contentious response as the city attempts to annex thousands of residents and hundreds of businesses.
June 17, 2019 - 10:22 pm
Government
House moves yet another omnibus education bill
CHARLESTON, W.Va. The House of Delegates is considering yet another version of an omnibus education bill.
June 17, 2019 - 10:15 pm
Government
Morgantown sets dates for public meetings on annexation
If you're interested in Morgantowns plan to bring 3.
June 14, 2019 - 10:23 am
Government
Osage residents waiting for help with hazardous property
Were working on it. Lifelong Osage resident Dolly King said thats the typical response she receives whenever she asks the county whats being done about the building crumbling in the middle of her once bustling community.
June 13, 2019 - 5:48 pm
Government
Community group plans town hall on city's annexation plan
Concerned about what it considers to be a lack of information regarding the City of Morgantowns annexation plan, a group calling itself F.
June 12, 2019 - 4:57 pm
Government
Palmer: County's delinquent taxes down in 2018
MORGANTOWN. W.Va. Monongalia County Sheriff Perry Palmer and Chief Tax Deputy Kelly Palmer presented the 2018 delinquent tax list to the Monongalia County Commission on Wednesday, noting the list of names is 227 pages shorter than the 2017 document they turned in this time last year.
June 12, 2019 - 12:21 pm
Government
Results roll in for Star City, Preston, Granville elections
Star city re-elects all incumbents Voters re-elected all five city council members Tuesday.
June 12, 2019 - 12:15 am
Government
Senate Finance Chairman Blair says Governor Justice should resign
Senate Finance Chairman Craig Blair says Gov. Jim Justice should resign.
June 10, 2019 - 12:37 pm
Government
Peeling back the layers of Justice Energy
Figuring out the shape of Jim Justices business organization isnt easy, but a back-and-forth in the transcript of a deposition gives a pretty good sense.
June 8, 2019 - 7:26 pm

News

News
7 Preston towns go to the polls today
Voters in seven Preston County towns go to the polls today to elect city officials.
June 11, 2019 - 9:14 am
News
Water line on University Avenue ruptures
An 8 water main broke on University Avenue in front of BFSon Monday afternoon, closing some area businesses and sending water gushingdown the street until crews could shut the valve off.
June 10, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Latest News
Star City election set for Tuesday
On Tuesday, the town of Star City will hold its biennial election for Star City Council.
June 9, 2019 - 6:17 pm
News
Clear vision: WVPT wants to bring diverse theater offerings to audience
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. The world premiere of Storming Heaven: The Musical marks more than the start West Virginia Public Theatres summer season.
June 9, 2019 - 6:03 pm
News
Pa. governor, legislators, battle over new oil and gas severance tax plan
West Virginia legislators and lobbyists are vigorously debating raising the severance tax on oil and gas extraction.
June 6, 2019 - 1:31 pm
News
75 years since world marked ‘longest day’
MORGANTOWN. W.Va. As bullets snapped the air and worried soldiers darted their eyes this way and that, one sergeant sighed, shouldered his weapon and answered his own order.
June 6, 2019 - 10:59 am
News
New law allows emergency refills of expired life-saving medication prescriptions
West Virginia residents will be able to access life-saving medicines when their supply runs out, the prescription is expired and the doctor cant be reached to it, under a new law that takes effect today.
June 5, 2019 - 8:17 pm
News
Westover could allow fireworks in time for July 4th
new councilmember was appointed and the first step toallow fireworks in the city limits during certain holidays was taken atWestovers regular city council meeting.
June 3, 2019 - 9:27 pm
News
Escape snake slithered past weekend search; still at large
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Despite a thermal imager and drones the Sabraton Snake still hasnt been found and organized searches will not continue.
June 2, 2019 - 1:46 pm
News
New guidelines mean more help for women, infants, children through WIC
More low-income families in Monongalia and Preston counties will be able to qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children because of new federal income guidelines.
June 2, 2019 - 1:13 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

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
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
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
Featured
Members of WVU's Sri Lankan Students Association honor victims of bombings
The Sri Lankan Students Association shared an important message at a vigil to honor the more than 250 people killed in a terrorist attack on Easter hate has no place in the world, but peace does.
April 29, 2019 - 9:59 pm
Cops and Courts
Attorney seeks to dismiss suit filed by parents of student killed in accident
The attorney for Michelle Gelada seeks to dismiss the civil suit filed by parents of the West Virginia University student Gelada killed in a Morgantown traffic accident.
April 27, 2019 - 6:16 pm