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Homeless of Morgantown Cause Dilemma

2 Oct

            On October 1, 2019, a city council meeting was held in the city of Morgantown WV. The main topic of debate was not on the meetings agenda, but rather, an issue brought by the people of Morgantown. A crowd of diverse individuals came to discuss the rising dilemma of homeless persons on Walnut Street. […]

Friendship House Dominates City Council Meeting

2 Oct

The annual city council meeting of Morgantown was dominated by talks of the Friendship House. The Friendship House is a local resource for the homeless population of Morgantown, allowing them to get off the street and sleep in a bed for the night, as well as seek any treatment that they might need. The Friendship […]

Social problems in Morgantown, WV

2 Oct

Social problems in Morgantown, WV In my blog today, I want to bring to attention some very serious social issues that are negatively affecting development in Morgantown. These are homelessness, drug addiction and crime. The problem of vagrancy in the town is so dire that you cannot walk down the streets without encountering a homeless person. […]

Homelessness, a growing problem in Morgantown

2 Oct

Homelessness has been an issue in Morgantown for years. With places like the Friendship Room and Christian Help opening downtown, more and more homeless are seen congregating on the streets and sidewalks. There were some differing opinions on the homelessness issue during the public comment portion of the Morgantown City Council meeting on Tuesday evening, […]

2020 Census poses problems for W. Va.

2 Oct

It’s tough to get an accurate count of West Virginia’s citizens, thanks to the rural landscape and the lack of technology here, and that could result in one less U.S. House of Representatives seat. I found that out first-hand when I sat through a Committee of the Whole Meeting on Sept. 25 at Morgantown’s City Hall. […]