ROMNEY — When a transformer in Romney exploded at around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday night, it sent a shock-wave that shattered the windshields of nearby vehicles and shorted out the electricity in parts of town for nearly 2 hours. Although Romney’s homes did return to power that night, the stoplights at the corner of U.S. […]
ROMNEY— Armed with a 7-member crew of socially conscious kids and some helpful, town-minded volunteers, Romney council members Holly Cowie and Duncan Hott took to the walking trail near School Street Stream on Friday morning as part of the “Make it Shine Community Cleanup” initiative. The crew removed dozens of bags of trash from the […]
ROMNEY — Artwork, ranging from brightly colored abstract paintings to cartoon replications of Disney characters, created by Hampshire County students is currently on display at the library in Romney. A reception on the 2nd floor at the library is set for 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. this Saturday.
ROMNEY — Visiting Hampshire County all the way from Mezzolombardo, Italy, 6 students in the school system’s Italian Exchange took a tour of Romney Volunteer Fire Department on Monday. The 6 — or “sei” in Italian, if you please — are spending 11 – “undici” – days locally to get a taste of American life. […]
Not your everyday bluegrass group, Sweet Potato Pie was formed in January of 2000, with Sonya Stead, Penny Oman, and Angela Murphy.
The Honorable Ken Hechler, Ph.D., currently the longest-living former member of United States Congress, was recently a guest speaker at Potomac State College of West Virginia University.
The March GFWC of Romney meeting took place at 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church.
A 167th Airlift Wing crew transported the first documented Peace Pole in Afghanistan from Martinsburg, W.Va., to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, on a C-5 Galaxy in January. Weighing in at only 10 pounds, the pole carries a heavy burden nearly 7,000 miles across the world. A Peace Pole is a hand-crafted monument that displays the […]
The Hampshire County Arts Council celebrated its 21st birthday at its annual meeting Saturday, held in the Bottling Works. Phineas Rolls entertained with some old-school rock music, members feasted on barbecue and a live auction was held.
MARTINSBURG — At least 2 people are dead and a dozen others injured in car crashes that occurred during a whiteout on Interstate 81 this morning. Northbound lanes on I-81 are expected to be closed until late this afternoon. Northbound traffic is being re-directed onto Route 11, which parallels the interstate. Traffic was reported backed […]