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I’ll be the first person to say that I hate the cold, and I’m open to trying basically anything to help me break out of my winter-induced-funk.

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If you have a picture to share, email it to news@hampshirereview.com, mail it to P.O. Box 1036, Romney, WV 26757 or drop it by our office at 74 W. Main St. For more photos from Hampshire County’s past, visit the Hampshire History page on Facebook.

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Have you ever thought about what it is that makes a person great? Frequently, we hear people talk about this person or that person being a “great” ballplayer or a “great” performer or a “great” speaker. Greatness is often associated with fame, fortune or power. Unfortunately, many who are co…

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It didn’t seem all that bad at the time. During my junior high years – yes that’s right, those were pre-middle school days – I grew up in a little old house along River Road south of Romney.

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Earlier this winter, my feathers got ruffled over a few Facebook posts I’d seen. To help diffuse the situation, my oldest sister shared some words of wisdom our grandmother told her years ago.

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January can be a rough month for gardeners. Seed catalogs can only substitute for real, growing plants for a limited time.

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GFWC of Romney President Penny Morgan-Rinker stands with donated clothing items, On Jan. 20, GFWC of Romney members gathered at the Romney Presbyterian Church to donate new clothing items to Children’s Home Society of Romney. A total of 90 items were delivered, which included sweatpants, swe…

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Thank you for your service to our great nation. I hear often from family members and friends, they make me feel proud. The best of health and life ahead. My niece, Scarlet Pazdersky and her family are busy making a life for themselves in the Gulf area after serving time in the military.

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Here it’s the end of January already, and Groundhog Day is coming up and we all are patiently waiting for his famous forecast. Whether we like it or not, we still have February to get through, and we have had some big snowstorms in the past. Then, in March, anything can be thrown at us. So w…

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 “O Father, soften my heart to those who are less fortunate than I am.  Help me to appreciate the blessings I have been given and to share from my abundance.  Fill me with the new wine, which is Your Holy Spirit.  Amen.”

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John Balch has stepped down as board president of The Children’s League and John Athey has been elected to serve as the new board president.

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SLANESVILLE — It’s all fun and games at Slanesville Presbyterian with the inception of “Game Days,” fun-filled afternoons that provide Hampshire County with another option for entertainment and fellowship.

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If you have a picture to share, email it to news@hampshirereview.com, mail it to P.O. Box 1036, Romney, WV 26757 or drop it by our office at 74 W. Main St. For more photos from Hampshire County’s past, visit the Hampshire History page on Facebook.

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Last week I talked to the ladies at Gina’s Soft Cloths Shop and the Coffee Pot about their prom dress collection, and it got me reminiscing.

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Navigating a healthy lifestyle can be tricky, especially with quick-changing fads, emerging trends and the ever-present myths that can leave you wondering what's fact and what's fiction. 

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As I sit and write this, it is a sunny warm day and there is little doubt in my mind it will be just the opposite when this goes to print.

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A little while back, our oldest daughter had to keep a dream journal for one of her classes.

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SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Mountaineers started off the New Year fresh with moving our meeting to Sunday afternoons. Our first official meeting was held on October 13 at 3:30 at the Presbyterian Church in Springfield. We welcomed some new members this year. Our officer election was held a…

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The West Virginia Children’s Health Insurance Program recently added coverage for maternity services — a move that can greatly improve the health of the state’s low-income mothers and their babies, according to a West Virginia University pediatrician. 

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Valley Health’s Diabetes Management Program is offering a new 12-month program to help adults who have been diagnosed with higher-than-normal blood sugar and may be at risk for developing type 2 diabetes or heart disease.

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Our snowstorm turned out to be a minor event on the eastern end of the county.  I am grateful it wasn't severe.  The day after was bitterly cold with a biting wind, making it difficult to stay warm.  I am already thinking of spring and realizing we humans are never satisfied.

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The winter months can sometimes be difficult for those of us whose love of the great outdoors is limited.  I find that starting my day with a short walk or just stepping outside the front door helps me connect with the incredible power of nature.  Even when the temperatures drop, the sky sti…

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Sunday, Jan. 19,was a very enjoyable day when family and friends gathered to celebrate with Mrs. Una Lupton on the special occasion of her 85th birthday.  The daughters and granddaughters prepared a delicious meal and ended with cake and ice cream.   Enjoying the day along with Mrs. Lupton w…

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The idea of living near a park is generally attractive. Who wouldn’t want close access to a bit of green, open space? But if you’re in the market for moving closer to a park, take a moment to consider this variable: shape.