Meet Joni Deutsch

I received a friendly message from Joni at the beginning of July, asking if MiBurg would be interested in helping with a WVPB/NPR event. After brief exchange, Joni ended with “I also just said ‘you all’...
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Martinsburg Farmers Market

The first official day of the 2016 Martinsburg Farmers Market was Friday, June 3rd. Because I am always eager to support our local farmers, I immediately went after work. The turnout was excellent, especially...

2016 Martinsburg Farmers Market

When I recently heard that there was an initiative to bring back the Martinsburg Farmers Market, I was cautiously optimistic. We had one a few years back, but I was never able to attend. Because it was only...
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Feel Good February

Our society often applauds a bold and brassy leadership style. We expect a “take no prisoners” approach from those in power, and we often view concepts like compassion, thoughtfulness and humility as signs...
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For The Kids, By George

For the Kids, By George is more than a museum. It’s an interactive experience that teaches children about our heritage through play. Immersion galleries allow children to experience life through the...

MiBurg Launches Community Calendar

When we first launched Miburg, we had several goals in mind. We wanted to improve the cultural narrative of West Virginia and the Eastern Panhandle by featuring positive stories about the people who live and...
Kidz Power Pacs

Kidz Power Pacs

We were a little late to our meeting when we pulled into Eagle School Intermediate five after ten on a bright Saturday morning. Standing at the outer circle of the packed gymnasium, we could hear a voice over...

Scarves in the Park Update

For those who have been following the Scarves in the Park Facebook page, you know that there has been a flurry of activity over the past few weeks.  We originally published our interview with Lisa Dodge on...
What's Next Berkeley County

What’s Next Berkeley County?

Within the first week of launching miburg.com, we received an enthusiastic Facebook message, inviting us to attend the November 17th What’s Next, Berkeley County? meeting. Although we had not heard of the...

MHS Leadership Students Host 10K Bike Race

We recently received an email from two students who attend Martinsburg High School.  They are on a mission to help children in Africa through the World Bicycle Relief program as part of the MHS Leadership...