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Star City is getting a pricy renovation

9 Oct

Star City better be ready for some new flowers and trees, because next Tuesday and Wednesday, Edith Barill Riverfront Park in Star City will be under construction. On Tuesday, the plants that grow along the lower river bank will be trimmed, and the trees in front of the pavilion will be removed. In addition, the large […]

School Cash Online Agreement Passed

9 Oct

Solving issues and difficulties that face Morgantown city schools and its staff is one of the major key roles of the Morgantown Board of Education. One of those issues at this week’s Board of Education meeting was updating the antiquated pay system created by Monongalia County to adapt to new methods of payments sent in by […]

The Homeless in Morgantown affecting businesses in a bad way

8 Oct

In a city council meeting on October 4th, the major issue that was addressed is the homeless epidemic here in Morgantown. Many business owners brought is to the council’s attention that the homeless population is really affecting their businesses in not a positive way. People who live close to the friendship house came in and talked […]

Friendship House causes concern for surrounding businesses

8 Oct

How often do you hear about people helping the homeless being a negative thing in a community?  Well on Tuesday night, there were concerns coming from the surrounding businesses and families that the Friendship House on Walnut Street in Morgantown is causing negative spillover affects for the people living in the area.  There were owners […]

Traffic Commission Meeting

7 Oct

On Wednesday October 2, a traffic commission meeting was held in the council chambers at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Amongst the various array of traffic issues that needed to be discussed, the bicycle board spoke about their upcoming plans to create more bike lanes and look at how that would conflict with pedestrian safety. One […]

Homelessness on Walnut Street Creates an Issue for Business Owners

6 Oct

Walnut Street seems to be the most common place for the homeless people of Morgantown to gather, which causes complaints by business owners on the street. At the Morgantown City Council meeting on Tuesday, October 1, community members of various backgrounds came to speak up about homelessness on Walnut Street. The Friendship House on Walnut […]

Morgantown Business Owners Concerned with Homeless Problem

3 Oct

Morgantown, W.Va – This Tuesday at the Morgantown City Council meeting, the issue that brought the most attention was the growing number of homeless people that are in Downtown Morgantown. Several business owners expressed their concerns with the Milan Puskar Health RIGHT’s “Friendship House”, a community supported free clinic on Walnut St. and the interference […]

homeless in morgantown are empty handed

3 Oct

Omar Almulla 2-Oct-19 JRL-318 Homeless in Morgantown Being homeless is a problem in the society for not being able to provide citizens with enough jobs. It is the unbalance from the government to have less jobs than the demand. Many people have skills and talents and also experience. However, only one-third of them will get […]

homeless is a big deal

2 Oct

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Domestic Violence Month in Morgantown WV

2 Oct

The City of Morgantown held their regularly scheduled meeting at the Municipal Building on Tuesday evening. Board member, Brian McCalister and victim advocate, Carl Phlegar proclaimed that October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Phlegar helps run the Rape and Domestic Violence Information Center in Monongalia County. His goal is to help victims restore power back into […]