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When I was at Roanoke College, one of the absolute pillars of my experience was Saturday and Sunday brunches.

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Given the overwhelming renewed interest in gardening this past year, West Virginia University’s Extension Service is helping both novice and seasoned gardeners with tips, educational information and more in its 2021 garden calendar.

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Barbie Hillenbrand’s watercolor paintings are on display at FNB Bank’s main branch on North High Street in Romney until Dec. 9. The exhibit is sponsored by Hampshire County Arts Council’s Art in Public Places Program.

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MORGANTOWN — A partnership among West Virginia University, WVU Potomac State College, WVU Extension Service Institute for Labor Studies and Research, the West Virginia Carpenters Training Center and the West Virginia State Building and Construction Trades Council will allow apprentices to fu…

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About 50 children and parents marched in the GFWC of Romney’s annual Halloween Parade in Romney last Saturday. It began at the Romney Swimming Pool at 5:15 p.m. and marched up Rosemary Lane to the FNB parking lot, where children were given glow sticks to help make them more visible for trick…

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AUGUSTA — The GFWC of Romney will be presenting the 2020 Christmas House at Hope Christian Church Augusta this Friday and Saturday (Nov. 6-7).

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LEWISBURG — The Appalachian Beekeeping Collective, a project of the non-profit Appalachian Headwaters, has launched its sales website – ABCHoney.org – to sell the natural honey its beekeepers have harvested from their 850 hives.

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Members of the GFWC of Romney are busy planning and preparing for the 2020 Christmas House, to be held Nov. 6-7 at Hope Christian Church Augusta.

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Students and staff at the West Virginia School for the Blind celebrated White Can Safety Day last Thursday. After an online opening ceremony with Superintendent Pat Homberg, Chief Academic Officer Jamie Vittorio, Delegate Ruth Rowan and Mayor Beverly Keadle, students marched around campus.

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The spotted lanternfly — an invasive insect the West Virginia Department of Agriculture has been bracing for — has turned up in neighboring Mineral County.

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Darian Bender from Upshur County puts together an arrangement of flowers and pumpkins that students studying in Potomac State College’s Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship program have grown. They cost $25. The students are selling large, uncut pumpkins for $10 and small, uncut pumpkins…

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Romney Ruritan member Brenda J. Ganoe presents a $250 check to Amy Haines, Hampshire County Child Nutrition Director for nutrition equipment at Romney Middle School.

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October opens with a Romney dawn on 6:15 a.m., sunrise at 7:10 a.m., midday at 1:05 p.m., sunset at 6:58 p.m., dusk ending at 7:56 p.m., with 11 hours and 47 minutes of sunlight. The sun is in Virgo nearly all month long.

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More than 2,300 food boxes were handed out at Hope Christian Church’s parking lot Saturday afternoon in the 4th distribution by Haven of Hope since the COVID-19 pandemic began. “It was a beautiful day and we had many happy people,” organizers told the Review. In all, 2,340 boxes were given a…

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After several months of not holding in-person meetings, the Hampshire Recycling Cooperative met Saturday at the Capon Bridge Library pavilion, The masked volunteers discussed the lack of progress in expanding recycling in the county, with no update on the proposed formation of a Recycling Co…

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Supporters from Hampshire (Woodhouse Research), Berkeley (Patrick Fleming) and Mineral (Fertig Farms) County had chosen the River House to receive the 5 solar panels added to the roof last Friday through Mountain View Solar's Community Giveback Program allowing solar system purchasers to des…

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The Hampshire County Arts Council’s Art in Public Places program has exhibits in 2 downtown Romney banks. Photographer Jan Dodgins' exhibit at the FNB Bank in downtown Romney will be up until Oct. 30. Painter Julie Cook's award-winning portrait art is on exhibit at The Bank of Romney's main …

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I’m sort of an enigma. I absolutely adore fall. I think the period from the middle of September to the end of October is the best month-and-a-half of the year, and I do love Halloween.

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We love to have our children and grandchildren come for a visit. Actually, we enjoy when they all come at the same time because it is so nice having them all together. Everyone lives in different areas, and so getting them all together at the same time doesn’t happen often enough. But when o…

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The days are getting shorter and most of us are still at home. We have been in for a long time and it seems like we should be out and around, but not just yet.

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