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Martinsburg’s Nameless

Its 8:30 pm and unusually warm for a November evening. I end up at Sheetz to grab a quick dinner because I’m too tired to cook. I walk inside and find the staff prepping for a busy night. Floors are being...

The Sanity Tree

This post comes from our friends at Weelunk and is authored by Brad Chambers. The original post can be seen here. “And Then 9/11 Happened” Christmas of 2001 will not make it to my “Top 10 Most...

‘Pokemon Go’-ing with the flow

Author: Giles Snyder I've done it, again. I've publicly shamed my wife for the umpteenth time. A colleague of hers walked into her office Thursday morning and asked, "Was that YOUR husband walking...

The Value of Higher Education

Recent conversations in the media have focused on the true value of higher education. Presidential candidates have added the topic to their political platforms, promising reduced costs or free college...
Letter to Senator Manchin

My Letter to Senator Manchin

United States Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has issued an open call for stories about opioid abuse and how it has affected West Virginians. He intends to read these letters on the Senate Floor to filibuster the...

Happy Trails, Red Cells: Giving Blood Saves Lives

"Your blood is on its way to a patient in need in Norfolk, VA" was the primary message in an email I recently received. I did not know that the Red Cross would tell me where my blood would go, but I found...
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An Unexpected Halloween

We received the following story from a reader and Martinsburg resident.  Although Halloween is past us, we believe the ideas expressed here can and should carry through the rest of the holiday season and into...