Union Mission’s recovery program helps the Fairmont community

Published by the Fairmont News, July 16, 2017. PHOTOS BY ERIN DRUMMOND. FAIRMONT — Located in downtown Fairmont lies a business ready to serve those who need help during difficult times. “Union Mission is engaged in the redemptive recovery program for all of its clients,” said George Batten, the executive director of the Union Mission. … Continue reading Union Mission’s recovery program helps the Fairmont community

Fairmont’s Eastview Unity gearing up for 100th anniversary with much needed repairs

Published by the Fairmont News, June 21, 2017. As the Eastview Unity Apartments, better known as the old Fairmont Hotel, approaches its 100th anniversary, some updates are needed to keep the building sturdy. The roof, which had last been constructed decades ago, calls for a change. The Eastview Unity building will replace it after the … Continue reading Fairmont’s Eastview Unity gearing up for 100th anniversary with much needed repairs

Marion Public Library offering ‘on-the-go’ bookmobile for summer reading

Published by the Exponent Telegram, June 18, 2017. FAIRMONT —The Marion County Bookmobile marked its 10th year of service in April, and now it’s set to offer an on-the-go library for another summer. “We go out four days a week: Monday through Thursday,” the Bookmobile’s librarian, Lynn Clough, said. “We go to community centers, assisted … Continue reading Marion Public Library offering ‘on-the-go’ bookmobile for summer reading

Mon Health Medical Center names ICU after Milan ‘Mike’ Puskar

Published by the Exponent Telegram, June 14, 2017. PHOTOS BY ERIN DRUMMOND. MORGANTOWN — The Mon Health Medical Care Center’s Intensive Care Unit was officially named after the late Milan “Mike” Puskar on Wednesday. During a dedication ceremony, a plaque with the new Intensive Care Unit’s name and a photo of Puskar was unveiled. “Mr. … Continue reading Mon Health Medical Center names ICU after Milan ‘Mike’ Puskar

Identity Crisis, White Hall council member, residents want their own zip code

Published by the Fairmont News, June 7, 2017. WHITE HALL — The town of White Hall is ready to break away from Fairmont and have a postal identity of its own. During the May 22 Town Council meeting, Councilman John Michael suggested White Hall look into getting its own ZIP Code. White Hall’s current ZIP … Continue reading Identity Crisis, White Hall council member, residents want their own zip code

After multiple delays, $1.2 million boat ramp at Palatine opens in time for Bass Tournament

Published by the Exponent Telegram, June 4, 2017. FAIRMONT — After nine months, the $1.2 million three-lane boat ramp near Palatine Park is substantially complete and ready for this weekend’s West Virginia BASS Nation Buddy Trail Championship. “They said that it may not be completely done, but it’ll be usable, not only the parking for … Continue reading After multiple delays, $1.2 million boat ramp at Palatine opens in time for Bass Tournament