| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:21 PM
West Virginia, a state born of a nation torn, joined the Union in the midst of the Civil War 150 years ago — and celebrating that event Thursday was a piece of cake for two Eastern Panhandle cities.
Western Virginia broke away from Virginia and...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 6:45 PM
A hastily formed group dubbed “Moms for Manchin” is planning to counter a Second Amendment, gun-rights group’s planned demonstration Saturday outside U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s office in Martinsburg with a rally of its own.
| Jan 7, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Shaw Hall, a student residence, opened on the west side of W.Va. 480 about 40 years ago to mark the beginning of Shepherd University’s West Campus.
More than four decades of separation between the East and West campuses ended Monday afternoon...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:38 PM
A $500,000 earmark for construction of the Raleigh Street extension in Martinsburg was one of the last such appropriations secured by Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, she said while touring the 1.2-mile road project Tuesday.
“It’s a new world...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:43 PM
The Rockefeller name has opened doors and carried considerable influence in West Virginia politics for years, Eastern Panhandle leaders said Friday.
With Sen. Jay Rockefeller’s announcement Friday that he will leave the U.S. Senate in 2014, that...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Second Amendment supporters braved the cold Saturday during a rally in Martinsburg, vowing to never compromise their right to bear arms following a deadly school shooting that has left some lawmakers calling for a ban on certain types of guns.
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Forty men and women from 20 countries raised their right hands Friday morning in the federal courthouse in Martinsburg and pledged their allegiance to the United States of America.
They were sworn in by U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh in a second-...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places such as Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 4:06 PM
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places like Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 5:18 PM
Two Eastern Panhandle lawmakers in the state House of Delegates have sworn off pork.
Yet there is no guarantee that the state money they have declined to request for local projects, also known as “pork barrel” projects, will not end up...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 7:23 PM
MLK Jr. service set for Jan. 16 in Chambersburg
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The annual Chambersburg community Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service will be held Sunday, Jan. 15, at 4 p.m. at Central Presbyterian Church, 40 Lincoln Way West.