Panhandle Running Camp Grows

Camp River Runners Summer Youth Run Camps are back, bigger, and better for 2017.  New is our overnight High School Camp July 16-19. We continue our Middle School Day Camp July 10-13 and High School Day Camp...
Sushi Go!

Bring Back Family Game Night

Strong communities start with strong families and strong friendships. Whether you prefer party games, card games or board games, nothing brings a family together like turning off the electronics, sitting at...

Own Your Space

What does Own Your Space mean? You may have heard the complaints some residents and visitors make about Martinsburg’s appearance. Though these comments may not be fair or accurate, they usually relate to...
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National Night Out in Martinsburg

The City of Martinsburg’s National Night Out Celebration, which took place at War Memorial Park on Tuesday, August 2 is part of a national event aimed at increasing community and partnerships with police...

Pokémon Go Cultivates Community

I started playing Pokémon in 1997. I was thirteen at the time. I began with the Limited Yellow Edition, which was favorable over Red or Blue because you could choose Pikachu as your starting Pokémon. I began...

Martinsburg Renew Hosts Art Auction

You Are Invited Martinsburg Renew will host an Art Auction at historic Boydville this Saturday, July 23rd. The organization hopes to raise money and begin work on a major project in Downtown Martinsburg. If...
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I Have Pride

I am not gay. I am not transgender. I am not a member of the LGBTQ community. However, because I am an ally, I attended the Panhandle Pride event on July 9th at Morgan's Grove Park. I am not upset by the...

West Virginia Folklife Program

The West Virginia Folklife Program, a project of the West Virginia Humanities Council, is dedicated to the documentation, preservation, presentation, and support of West Virginia’s vibrant cultural heritage...
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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...
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What is MiBurg?

What is MiBurg? MiBurg is more than a website and more than a blog. It's difficult to explain in one word. MiBurg is a window into the heart of Martinsburg, WV and the Eastern Panhandle. It is a place for...

Actions in the Wake of Suicide

A friend messaged me late into the night on Sunday. “I lost someone” and “he took his own life” sat front and center on the screen of my phone. As a therapist familiar with the impact suicide has on...
Mountain State Free Thinkers

Mountain State Free Thinkers

There were diverse vendors present at the 8th Annual Panhandle Earth Day Celebration held on April 30th, 2016 at Morgan’s Grove Park in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.  One of the booths in attendance was the...

Create WV Gubernatotorial Roundtable

Charleston, W.Va.  - The Create West Virginia Gubernatorial Roundtable, to take place from 7 p.m. through 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, has been moved to the University of Charleston's 962-seat Geary...

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...
The Color of Food

Learning about the Color of Food

I have always had an interest in growing ramps, mushrooms, garlic, kale and other staple foods. Now that I am a homeowner, I finally have the space to cultivate my own garden. My experience with growing plants...