Cycling lanes for Morgantown: So close, yet so far

12 Oct

If everything goes according to schedule, Morgantown may finally have its own cycling lanes next summer. That is if.   Despite having a population that tops 30,000, according to the US Census Bureau, the West Virginia college town still has almost no dedicated bicycle lanes, with its only cycling infrastructure in Granville.  “[But even] Granville […]

Trick-or-treating times announced for Halloween in Morgantown

25 Sep

Trick-or-treating hours for the greater Morgantown area were announced at last week’s city council meeting. From 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31, residents of Morgantown – and students of the university alike – will be going door-to-door in costumes collecting candy. While some believe the 8 p.m. stopping time is perfect, affording kids […]

Morgantown City Council Talks Improvements Towards Morgantown Municipal Airport

25 Sep

On September 19, Morgantown City Council held their bimonthly public meeting to discuss issues and potential opportunities involving Morgantown. One heavy issue that was discussed was the runway expansion of the Morgantown Municipal Airport (MMA). For the past few years, MMA has been in the works of renting space for runways, but the project opportunities […]

Chiari research could do with some celebrity push

25 Sep

A group of about 300 persons on Saturday, September 23, held a walk in Morgantown, WV, to create awareness about Chiari, an acute neurological condition, and to also raise funds for research.   Dubbed “Conquer Chiari Walk Across America”, the event was attended by persons living with the disorder – believed to affect 1 in […]

Planning on jetting off from the Morgantown airport? Not so fast.

25 Sep

Last week, at Morgantown’s regular Tuesday night city council meeting, the topic of extending the city’s airport runway took up much of the agenda. The project, however, seems considerably out of reach. Although City Manager Paul Brake presented the progress of the airport’s construction with fervent optimism, it seems clear that residents will not be […]

Capital Improvement Projects for Morgantown Municipal Airport Debated at City Council Meeting

25 Sep

The Morgantown City Council, on September 19, 2017, discussed the progress of the capital improvement projects at the Morgantown Municipal Airport. The public hearing surrounding this issue was for the ordinance authorizing an agreement with RSA Flight Training leasing office space at the Morgantown Municipal Airport. This office space that will be leased will be […]

Morgantown Municipal Airport and Morgantown City Council Talks of Improvement

25 Sep

New business was discussed at the Morgantown City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 19 2017. Of the new business, one of the topics brought upon by the city manager was the improvements at the Morgantown Municipal Airport. Among the improvements to the Morgantown airport brought up by the City Manager, Paul Brake, was extending the […]

Possible Tif Tax Causes Controversy

24 Sep

“Why is Sunnyside so important? Do we do everything for WVU? Do they prosper at the expense of everybody else in this city?” These were the words of Morgantown citizen James Giuliani at the September 19th City Council meeting. His displeasure came from the hot button issue of the night-the plan for a “tax increment […]

The ethics of Twitter with David

24 Apr

As the public opinion of journalist changes in this era filled with doubts of legitimacy and accusations of fake news, so too much journalist change their methods to prove to the public that they can be trusted. David Fahrenthold, a Washington Post reporter who covered Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and now covers Trump’s administration said […]

Bob Hertzel: A Secret Disclosed

24 Apr

Bob Hertzel is a 75 year old Journalist who was born in New Jersey, and grew up knowing he was destined to be a sports journalist from a young age. Hertzel began his career writing sports for the Wilmington Delaware News Journal, but followed his dreams to the Atlanta Journal in Georgia to specialize in […]