OPPRESSION MONOPOLY

Oppression Monopoly

With the holidays approaching, many families will come together under one roof and do the inevitable: argue about politics. Martinsburg and the Eastern Panhandle have social concerns like every other city and...

Getting Around: Public Transportation

At one point or another most of us need, or find it more desirable, to use public transportation.  Financial constraints, vehicle breakdowns and employment changes may lead to different travel needs.  One...

Five Fun Places for Families to Play

Fall is starting to disappear with winter creeping its way into our lives. Many of the outdoor activities we enjoy will be postponed until the spring. More indoor activities, sheltered from the cold weather,...
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Small Business Saturday

This year I am deciding to shop small. The holiday season is upon us, with consumerism is kicking into high gear. I have friends who are already sharing their photos of wrapped gifts on social media, ecstatic...
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Share your stories with StoryCorps

We all have a story to tell. StoryCorps wants to hear and archive them for the future. StoryCorps is a non-profit organization that has been recording tales of life-changing moments. They are cataloged at...

Oak Street Park

Nestled behind East John Street, past the Adam Stephen’s museum, sits a small park by the name of Oak Street Park. The park is owned by the City of Martinsburg. The Martinsburg - Berkeley County Parks and...

Veteran History Project

On Veteran’s Day, I think about my grandfather on my father’s side. When I was a child, we would visit my grandparents in Western Ohio every few years. My grandfather would regale me and my sisters of...
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Katara’s Deli: Nothing Small About It

The Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival was in full swing throughout downtown Martinsburg. Due to the Apple Trample 5K race and the Grand Feature Parade, police had all the main roads blocked off and the...