Gov. Jim Justice wrapped up two town hall meetings in Southern West Virginia Thursday, taking questions from the public about education reform, economic development and the growing divide between he and Senate Republicans.
The town halls were also notable for what people didn’t ask about. ... See MoreSee Less
Surrounded by their friends and loved ones, 107 students of James Rumsey Technical Institute graduated Friday. The graduates completed their studies in a variety of skilled trade programs, including but not limited to culinary arts, practical nursing, automotive technology, massage therapy and truck driving. ... See MoreSee Less
“What it really boils down to: Is our community of Berkeley County truly together willing to lift people out of poverty? Walk with them long-term as painful as that might be. Are we willing to do that?” ... See MoreSee Less
Despite the dreary weather, members of the community lined up down the sidewalk of the 246 Retail Commons Parkway location all the way to the Best Buy next door while district managers and management from other area Aldis ushered people inside of the newly constructed grocery store. ... See MoreSee Less
Nice store. I’ll be living closer to that location soon, and will most likely frequent that store.
I went to the grand opening of this store it’s very beautiful store n big inside I will be going to both Aldis I like aldis can get good deals better than any where else they need stores in falling waters hedgesville Berkeley springs n Kearneysville at the old food lion store Inwood be another good location for them to build
How bout one in Inwood, we need a cheaper grocery store out here
Do they have a bakery in this one ?
Should have built one in Morgan County
How many grocery stores does martinsburg need? How bout something for the kids?
The City of Martinsburg will receive $4,915,628 from the United States Air Force for expenses related to the cleanup of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances — or PFAS — found in the city’s water supply in 2016. ... See MoreSee Less
At approximately 1:24 a.m. Wednesday, the Berkeley Springs Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to a residential structure fire on Truax Drive off of Pious Ridge Road, according to a press release from the company. ... See MoreSee Less
Blom has reached the quarterfinalist stage for the next Music Educator Award, as presented by the Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Museum. His expansive contribution to Eagle Intermediate School's music program initially earned him a nomination for the award. ... See MoreSee Less
Nominated by community members, Dr. Mary J.C. Hendrix, Christina Johnson and Audrey Morris were selected by their peers for outstanding volunteerism in the community, contributions to their professions, and being exemplary role models for girls, according to a release from the Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital. ... See MoreSee Less
Morgan County Prosecuting Attorney Dan James also presented to the court text messages between Crossman and her boyfriend on the night of May 7. At 11:01 p.m., Crossman's text said "Andy's in my room." At 11:13 p.m., Crossman's text said, "I'm scared." ... See MoreSee Less
I pray justice will be done and wish West Virginia would have the death Penalty bc that is what should happen to him and not prison where taxpayers pay to keep him
This is so sad. That sweet child. Why didn’t mom check in on her when she got home from work 😞 how did mom not know that sweet child was scared of that beast?? 😭
This is a perfect example why the Death Penalty should be in every state!!! There would be less murders happening if death is the consequence of their actions‼️
R.I.P Riley I pray justice will be done ‼️
Curious as to why if that’s the text she sent to her boyfriend, did he not call the police or someone ? Did he?
I agree wholeheartedly that if this man did the crime he should pay the ultimate price under law. However, I wish that people would wait for justice to be served before offering him for sacrifice. What if police and prosecutors are wrong? If you don't believe this happens, all you need to do is Google "wonderful conviction. " It happens much more often than you may think. By no means am I defending him, but I do believe the judicial process must first happen before we judge. Please allow the facts to come out. Imagine being convicted wrongfully of a crime you did not commit. Postpone your judgement until trial or plea agreement please. We live in America, not some third world country.
Andy just sealed his fate he killed this young girl please court system give this young girl justice. Life in prison no chance of parole. RIP and prayers for Rileys family. ⚘⚘⚘⚘
Hope she gets life. Poor angel.
I wish we had the death penalty here.
I'm sorry, but her mother had to know Riley was scared of that monster!!
Really wish his face wasnt shown on every article
Shelby Lee Gentry
Guess I’m the only one that is curious I have not heard a word about her mother since before they caught him I’m jw was she in the court room and how was she at the funeral the last thing I heard she was taken down for questioning that was it
It says she went to bed with him in your article? I’m confused
Hang him on the courthouse steps.
Let’s show Riley’s face every time NOT this sorry POS!!!
Interesting this article doesn't indicate who he was purchasing drugs from like the Herald Mail did, hmmm....
P.O.S... Although, my wish is you FOR a slow painful death, ONLY God can/will make that consideration.!
The face of evil. It's too bad that West Virginia doesn't have the death penalty.
We're any of the rumors floating around ever confirmed ?
A magistrate court in the Eastern Panhandle has found probable cause in the preliminary hearing regarding a Berkeley Springs man who has been charged with murder in the death of Riley Crossman, a teen who was reported missing in early May. ... See MoreSee Less
So she's the judge, he's the dealer?? What a racket that would be!
That was going to be a no brainer. Now the hard part of watching our justice system work will be the painful part.
We can save the judge and courthouse time just hang him up at the square and have him be tortured to death. Put the fear in him that he put that young girl through
POS should just admit his guilt and save Riley's family all this pain. Riley needs justice and it better be served. This community will not tolerate anything less. Remember that prosecutors make sure the case has no loose ends or loopholes. We want justice for Riley and the Crossman family.
West Virginia NEEDS THE DEATH PENALTY!
Bad part life is only 25yrs
Hey look 👀, it’s Bubba’s new gf.
Let him swing!
Yep there you go....cost us more money you POS!!!
This was just so they could post a article, like who was going to be able to post first. Like duh everything they said in article we already knew.
That’s like three sentences.
life in jail is to good for this guy.. He needs to die for killing her.. my opinion
Ok so (magistrate) Ditto is the grandmother, married to (grandfather) Golden who sold the drugs to McCauley that then killed his granddaughter ???????
Hopefully he kills himself in jail..
Torcher that man
Why should tax payers have to pay for this pos to have three meals a day, a cot and able to breathe air. Death sentence should be given . That sweet girl didn't deserve what happened sad just sad.
Here, I fixed your headline for you....
Some random people sold their house and some other random people bought it. 😒🙄
I wish the people who said they were gonna leave the country would when Trump became president! Lol.
This statement right here says everything about why they are moving. Not the supposed health hazzards, this:
“....People have sunk their whole retirements into an idyllic landscape — now they’ll be looking at smokestacks.”
Rockwool- already making JeffCo great again.
Yeah that will show them!!!😂
BYE ! DON'T LET THE DOOR HIT YOU ON YOUR WAY OUT CRYBABIES
Journal will report anything to get a headline. The people left and others bought it. So good we get rid of cry babies and get better people to come here. Love it
Anyone else????? I know a moving company... 4 guy's and a truck !!!! I'll even call them for you... Once again this great news from a fake news source....I love the media....NOTTTTTTTT
They probably sold because theirs nothing here to do most boring town no movies no good shopping nothing for kids
Seems like the Rockwool troll accounts are out in full force. Why are you purposely destroying your homes? Is it something in the water? OH YEA - it must be the PFAs. yep
Rockwool - 1
Homeowner - 0
People move in and out all the time, nothing new here. Obviously someone bought their house, located near "toxic Rockwool," so what's the issue?
Make Jefferson County Great Again.
Get rid of the cry babies. Clearly others want to move here
Something needs to be done. A kit of idiots that just don't care. And people that would take trash to dump if it wasn't so expensive. Does Berkeley county have a free landfill day? I know a lot of places have that and it helps some with litter.
I'd also like to see peeps stop thowing cigarette butts out anywhere they please...it's just as disgusting as any other garbage and can cause a fire...
We need a deposit on bottles. Maine has a pretty good bottle bill. You do not see trash laying along the roads in Maine like you do around here.
Enough with the backbiting..we see enough of Nadler on TV ..we don't need that kind of politics here in W.Va
It has to be a war of words because it sure can't be a war of wits between those two.
Just jealous because Justice won't back down! He's doing his job unlike the rest of them😠
We need to vote out Blair and Carmichael in 2020.
Yea vote for me 2020 Ill take craig blairs spot
Blair needs to be out next year!! Remember when you go to the polls!!
I do not like Justice at all but this is a coup. If Justice resigns, Carmichael becomes Governor and Blair likely the President of the Senate. Hopefully people understand what is going on.
This has been a disastrous year for our state, from the Supreme Court all the way down....corruption at its finest and we all continue to reap the consequences.
So Blair is butt hurt because Jim said what most of WV thinks. Get over yourself already... “If he thinks he’s going to get away with saying the Legislature does nothing, he’s got another thing coming,” Blair said. Justice was spot on with what he said about our legislation 🤷♀️
I see a lot of changes in government vote them both out
They all need to resign and West Virginian's need to take back the state for West Virginian's. Screw the parties, it's about the people.
And then he needs to do the same......
Justice is a JOKE, plain and simple , kudos to Craig Blair❤️
They can all take a hike, nothing but a bunch of big pharma puppets
Democrats elected justice and then he switched parties they hated him. Now that the Republicans are asking him to resign the Democrats are defending him. It's a big circus on the left side of the aisle.
Lord, help us.
Blair is no better
Why can't they all just do the job at hand?
They're ALL an embarassment to our State
Justice, Blaire, ... the entire Republican group should resign or get voted out. They do not have the best interest of WV citizens at heart.
For Phillip Suydam, retired major of the United States Air Force and junior Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps commander at Jefferson High School, a desire for higher education and his father’s service led to his own. It also led him to the tiled halls of the Jefferson High School to teach the next generation military principles. ... See MoreSee Less
The event will take place in downtown Martinsburg on the square from 1-5 p.m. Saturday and will include: more than 25 adult and youth artist tables, two food vendors, face painting, live demonstrations, hands-on activities for kids and families, yoga performances and demonstrations, live art demonstrations, sidewalk chalk art, music and a car decorated with sharpie markers. ... See MoreSee Less
The West Virginia Rivers Coalition formed in 1989 with a group of outdoor water enthusiasts who noted degradation in the water they enjoyed and felt like rivers needed a voice, according to Angie Rosser, executive director of the West Virginia Rivers Coalition. ... See MoreSee Less
“It’s a shame what’s happened to our community,” incumbent mayor Wayne Bishop said. “Neighbors are not talking to neighbors. Bitterness and hatred isn’t welcome in this community.” ... See MoreSee Less
Respect is what’s missing ! Respect for the people who have different ideas , views that others don’t agree with that comes from both sides. Every one wants some thing that benefit s them or their side . Maybe we should all work together and come up with some thing that works for every one.. it’s not that hard.
This is how divided we are as a nation. I am not sure we can go back to any form of civility, which is sad. Both sides just want to attack each other.
Or maybe this is freedom of expression. This article makes it look like this is a major tragedy and a federal offense on par with murder. Oh no someone defaced a sign. Could’ve been kids, could’ve been his supporter to gain sympathy. Could be just plain ol people who are just dissatisfied with the system. Nothing to do with a divided nation. Looks to me like everyday venting of frustration. Signs don’t influence votes, Actions do. People are obviously not happy with this person or the others in the Article. That’s what voting is for. Don’t like him or her vote them out. Grass is always greener on the other side. So far have not seen much difference. Different names, same dissatisfaction
Apparently some people just can't grasp the concept of abiding in a democratic society, and accepting election results as reality, whether they approve or not. Some people might even think their view is more important than the view of the majority, and their ego perceives this as a personal assault. Really??? Grow up.
Bishop is a patholigical liar
I think perhaps HF has had an infusion of Socialism and the natives do not like what the Mayor is or isn't doing. Perhaps the newby's from the DC area are Radical Leftists and are doing what comes natural - divide and take over.
Don't agree with what's happening but "Some People did Something". Maybe they don't agree with the mayor and probably should use that energy to ensure he's not reelected.
Cameras at the intersections would be nice too. Then the person who murdered my brother wouldn't be walking free today Justice for Mike Kilmer
Just like in the classroom, these cameras can potentally prove guilt or help exonerate the innocent. No more he said/she said...it's actually what was said AND done...
So Deputies have about a month to get the illegal assaults on citizens, harassment, and unprofessional conduct out of their systems. Oh, nevermind, it's Berkeley County where we cover, hinder, obstruct, and lie in the name of protecting the "good 'ol boys. " They'll still be just fine🤷♂️
Well gosh Cooter...look at that, them there West Virginia folks gonna put a camera on dem der cops shirts. Where did they ever come up with some crazy stuff like that.
If u had to walk in there shoes you would be keep your smart conments to yourself.
Well then 👌 now you can get violated in closed caption 🤦♂️🤷♂️
According to an order filed Thursday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, Bluestone Resources will pay the $1.23 million civil contempt sanction against Justice Energy Company, both owned by Justice and managed by his son, Jay. ... See MoreSee Less
The group led with calling the Eastern Panhandle a potential "model community to understand not only how to fight the opioid epidemic but how to rebuild the community and rebuild hope." ... See MoreSee Less
Any cut in transportation is never, ever okay! What I'd love to do is take all the vehicles from every single politician and let them figure out how to get to and from their jobs. Or school. Or shopping. Or parties! Or Bars.
Hey, Journal - instead of just parroting the press releases about how much WV is paying and how unfair it seems to be, try to do some research and *reporting* about why the system isn't being used more, why it would be good for the area, how MARC trains make for a great way to take a trip to DC, etc. I'm a paid subscriber, I've read all your "reporting" but haven't seen anything that would even begin to explain why/how public transit in this area should be a good, even a great, thing. Of course, that would require your reporters to actually do some work, not just rewrite PR from politicians.
as if traffic wasn't bad enough.. I might as well move out.. I already get upat 2:30 to drive to work because traffic is so bad and the train was too unreliable. stranded too many times and never any refunds
Incredibly short-sighted for the Eastern Panhandle's economy. Transportation is there to support economic value around it, not to pay for itself. We aren't closing the interstate because nobody pays tolls on it. No, we cluster the businesses there. Similarly, you don't measure the value of a train by the ticket sales. How many people are able to live, work, and locate business in the area because they know the train is there when they need it? All those folks pay taxes that aren't being counted. Cutting communities off from a direct connection to the nation's 5th largest economy is just folly. Proper economic valuations that account for full tax revenues and property values show this.
Call me crazy, but I think Jefferson County was considering a plan to attract more commuters/commuter trains.
Perhaps an education campaign to increase ridership, before you toss out the baby.
Governor Jim Justice Senator Joe Manchin III this is despicable! People's livelihoods rely on these trains. Wth! Real estate agents and builders should also take a stand on this. It HURTS West Virginia!! #FixItNow What are you waiting for???
In a time when we need to expand public transportation options. SMH.
Brian Michael Bir, 29, of Fox Run Way, is alleged to have kept a female victim and two children confined to a residence beginning Monday night and throughout the day Tuesday, according to court records. ... See MoreSee Less
Brian is my neighbor and I've always had good dealings with him. His kids frequently play with ours. He stopped by our house the other day to apologize for the scene on our lane and to ensure us he's not a threat, never thought he was. I don't know his personal life much but there is way more to this than what has been reported. For all the violence he reportedly committed, he showed me his hands, not one scratch. Doesn't own an AK-47, just find it hard to believe that everything he was accused of that he would be on the streets. Not taking sides but I think the evidence is going to show that this whole incident was fabricated and blown out of proportion. So some of you replying with your "advanced" knowledge of the law should move away from the keyboard and let him have his day in court.
And they wonder why domestic violence victims dont come forward and get away ... Because its just a slap on the wrist and a piece of paper to keep them away.
He will do it again
Luckily I'm not the mother to them children idc who says he would never harm his kid enough said
Know the truth before y'all post b.s. like this!
Wait....he had his woman and kids inside for a whole day and a half? I would understand the week or more...but a day? I havent left house in 2 days what does that go for? Crazy
He wudnt hurt any woman or child let alone his own
They let him out of jail?! Hopefully released to a hospital to get the help he needs.
There are 3 sides to every story. His side, her side and the truth. So don't be so quick to pass judgement until the truth is revealed. Btw..those were his 2 children not hers and I know he would never do anything to harm them.
It says he is no longer incarcerated?!? So they gave him bail? What the hell is wrong with this picture.
This man is out in public, just so everyone knows. And what about his victims? How are they being protected with him out doing whatever he wants??
And they let hin out!!!!!! Whyyyyyyyyyy? Wtf
Cheryl Crosen Burns so that statement they put out saying it was someone with a medical condition was BS
David Weiss this is what all the cop cars were about the other day
This is no where near accurate this is a one sided story fabricated by a habitual liar who has done this before for one those are his children not hers and he would never do anything to harm nor threaten them she was the aggressor he is not a mental health patient nor should he be he wasn't even aware of the situation that was taking place almost 1/4 mile from his home and not aware police were even called I would figure a news paper would look into a story a little more rather than posting the same story as everyone else but who wants the truth we need good story's right and then when you go to correct this it won't even be 1/4 of the size of this article it's a shame your guilty before anyone knows what really happened and to put an alleged story in a news paper should be unlawful
This describes a pretty serious kidnapping and assault. Psychiatric emergencies do not always involve violence and crimes like this one.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia filed a motion Wednesday asking the court to enter an order allowing it to go directly after Justice and his son, Jay Justice, for a $1.2 million contempt fine. ... See MoreSee Less
“It’s an enrollment manager’s dream to have such a program to offer to students,” said Leslie See, vice president of enrollment at Blue Ridge CTC, who said the college has been receiving many calls about the program. ... See MoreSee Less
Del. Isaac Sponaugle, D-Pendleton, is seeking a writ of mandamus, a ruling from the court, ordering Justice to abide by the constitutional provision requiring executive branch elected officials to live in the seat of government in Charleston. Justice lives in Lewisburg in Greenbrier County. ... See MoreSee Less
It’s odd how articles like this makes it sound as if there’s really an army devoted to a topic; as this topic.
DHHR CPS for WV is so far misaligned with reality of how they are to react to complaints/referrals that I am LOL....
I’ve read and copied (in excess of 250 pages) their rules from online one key step is how they fail to vet the placement of a child.
Another is their lack of rapidity in assigning a case worker. I, for instance, filed a referral Dec 5, 2017 with the Charleston office hotline. As of May 7, 2018, my referral had just been assigned to a case worker as she personally told me and my wife. Meanwhile, the child in question had been abused (continued abuse and neglect by the way) by her mother and boyfriend April 19, 2018, which may well have been avoided. Five (5) months and 2 days where was CPS.
The child was turned over to the other parent without any vetting after the mom and boyfriend were arrested. The mother has since plead guilty and sentenced to prison. The boyfriend is playing the system and hasn’t even been tried yet!
January 11, 2019, the child’s therapist was advised and as a mandatory process complied with notifying CPS about an alleged sexual abuse claim of this same child. However, through another (non-government) child advocacy agency, and with the aid of an attorney, the child was interviewed within a week forensically on May 13. Officially today, June 5, 2019, after reviewing presented evidence, legal correspondence advised that the forensic interview did not substantiate that a sexual abuse occurred. Almost 5 months just where was CPS?
Accordingly per CPS they’re short staffed. Short staffed and then - - meanwhile??? I might add that their case workers may not have educational credentials that we would/should expect. As a case worker presented her background, she has a degree in "business."
Senate Bill 1040, creating an education savings account program, passed the West Virginia Senate Monday, 18-15, after Senate Democrats agreed to suspend the constitutional provision requiring a bill be read on three separate days. ... See MoreSee Less
"Ihlenfeld, the former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia, raised concerns about the bill including no provisions to prevent lawmakers from benefiting financially. At least two senators have direct involvement with Christian schools in their districts."
How long before the first scandal comes to light?
Retaliation for teachers striking. 75% of West Virginians do not want this. Remember in November!
They need to name it what it really is: The Screw All Teachers Act
Gary Lescalleet why tie in the mental health piece to charters and ESA's which are not beneficial for students??!! 88% of WVians voted NO to charters. The teachers don't want a raise if there are parts in this bill that don't benefit public education. The democrats had like 8 good education reform bills that the republicans refused to read....this current republican senate is just out for vengeance against teachers because we caught onto their schemes and ALEC- filled pockets!
I see people trying to push the charter school scare again. Typical teachers unions trying to spread fear and panic as they know their unions will not hold sway over charters. Then as people are more educated they will learn the fallacy that public schools are the way to go. Bottom of the heap folks. WV education system is bottom five and our scores are there to prove it. People want to blame republicans but Dems have been in charge of the Govs office since 1961 minus the 3.5 Republican govs. Stop voting for education based on your politics and vote for those that will educate your kids and family. Stop believing the Unions propaganda. Unions keep pushing benefits and pay as an excuse. If that’s correct how much does it cost us to cease being bottom of the trash bin? Politicians love uneducated folks. Keeps us ignorant so we actually believe they are our Leaders. Believe they know best. They are not your leaders. They are elected. They do not command you. They are required to represent everyone and NOT just those who elected them nor a certain political party. They work for you just like State, County and City officials. They work for YOU. YOU are in charge.
Well there goes all the good teachers in this state.
Education of the Kids should come 1st and scores show the students in WV cannot afford to miss class time for strikes - after all it IS all about the children right!!
Also if they do strike they shouldn't have no activities. That includes sports.
They'll strike again this coming up school year. I'm calling it now.
Rural state like WV can't afford charter schools without raising taxes.
The wide-ranging Republican education plan also would give teachers a pay raise and provide mental health services for students.
I'm all for Charter Schools. Most of these teachers that have degrees should not be teaching at all here in WV. They need to either go seek therapy, go back to school themselves. Hope this passes
I am so glad that I am out of the education field in this state.
How many of those states have had charter schools close or have leadership/legal issues?
Since Feb. 3, Michael Immel has been working as a veterans service officer at the West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance. It’s work that Immel, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, relishes. He helps veterans in West Virginia to file claims for conditions that may be service-related. ... See MoreSee Less
Jenna Everhart drew from that familiarity — and from many other skills she’s learned over the years — to place first among 39 participants in the individual rankings of West Virginia State FFA Horse Evaluation Career Development Event on April 27. ... See MoreSee Less
“We want to honor lots of voices, just like Whitman did,” said Heidi Hanrahan, professor of English at Shepherd University. Hanrahan played a large role in coordinating the effort. ... See MoreSee Less
Leaders in the House of Delegates released a statement Thursday in support of a set of conditions the FCC secured for the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile. The two major cellular communications providers want to merge their companies in a deal worth $26.5 billion. ... See MoreSee Less
Among the 71 indictments returned this week by the May term of the Berkeley County Grand Jury, four Eastern Regional Jail inmates were alleged to have attempted to “riot” at the jail by starting a fire and damaging property. ... See MoreSee Less
This past school year, Chloe Hess helped to coordinate a drive to collect toiletries to be distributed at the next Day of Caring, this coming fall. On Friday, she delivered a large box of those items to the Martinsburg office of Catholic Charities West Virginia. ... See MoreSee Less
The reimbursement stems from a 2016 incident in which the Environmental Protection Agency identified high levels of PFAS in the city's water supply, which was caused by firefighting foam used by the Air National Guard at the Eastern Regional Airport. ... See MoreSee Less
President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, held a press conference in the Governor's Cabinet and Conference Room at the Capitol to provide more details on the Student Success Act, a 144-page draft bill released May 24. ... See MoreSee Less
The Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival announced Wednesday it has secured its first “presenting sponsor,” a partnership that the Apple Harvest Festival Board of Directors said would allow the 40th anniversary of the festival — and festivals to follow — to continue to grow and improve for the people in the Eastern Panhandle. ... See MoreSee Less
Don't live in Jefferson county, but I don't agree with the rockwool doing damage and digging up an old cemetery ( Boyd's ) to me that is very uncalled for, and straight rude, that is people's final resting place, and should be kept that way.
ROFL, will Rockool's emissions add to the negative air quality in Jefferson County? A yes or no is sufficient, anything else is political bloviation.
Since Trump did away with most EPA restrictions or lowered hazardous values....of course Rockwool "falls below the standard". Justice does not care about WV, let alone our community and the natural resources and beauty.
All those years there was an orchard over there, I never once heard anybody moaning about the effects of the agricultural products used or the air pollution from traffic effecting the children. Now everyone wants to be an anti Rockwool activist.
A Presbyterian Church is fixing to get its tax exemption pulled
“Anticipated impacts from the proposed source would not be significant”... screw that, they cant adequately determine the long term impacts near the school especially if they are acknowledging that there will be some, their determination of what “significant” is probably isn’t the same as the community’s.
Hey if people didn't die living around the hall town paper board company back in the day then you know it's not going to be a problem with rockwool. Glad to see some decent jobs coming to the area.
They never had a problem with the concrete plant in Martinsburg that was fined 1.5 million dollars for EPA violation's
All of the destruction boils down to greed
Time for Rockwool to go pound sand and get the hell outta Jefferson County.
Glad they are speaking up.... just enough pollution and toxins to kill you slowly..... you’ll barely notice that you’re dying. ( the upside )
Get Rid of the entire bunch. Need People that will put the Kids First, 0 Abuse. Instead of moving a bad Teacher from School to School.
People let’s review. The Board of Education members, Dr. Queen, Murphy, Gilpin, Beckwith and Ms. Barnes do not make anywhere near the $19,500.00 per month that the interim superintendent is making. All of them combined for a year probably don’t make that much money for a year of service, meetings, etc. You all would be shocked at what is expected of them each month. Check your facts.
I don't think any changes should be made by this board. I think they should all be put on leave and a temporary board be brought in until an complete outside investigation is final and all the charges against them is finished. None of these people except for maybe Mrs Russell should make any decisions for the children of Berkeley County. We all know they don't have the students best interested in mind, And seriously did I read that right 19500.00 a monthly!!! seriously how are they worth it!!!!
Should not be so difficult with the salary!!
I am completely baffled by the salaries of the board members. I feel our teachers who instill learning in our children should be paid much more than they receive. Let the board make money but I don't believe in a 6 figure salary at a when the teachers and there first hand making a quarter of that.
Kudos to Michelle Barnes Russell. You've earned my respect.
19,500 monthly salary. Wth.. awful
So, they want to cut out 261 day contracts (which are the maintenance department members, some custodians, and members of the guidance departments at the high schools/high school Principals-you know, the people who maintain/repair/clean the buildings all summer for the students, and register/schedule new students into our high schools), but we can pay $19,500 a month for an interim superintendent, not to mention pay all of the deputy superintendents/directors/coordinators who sit in the Board Office all summer? So, again, they are wanting to take people away from student support, but not start at the top where there is the most fat to be cut.
“Maj. Taylor did not need to serve in the military. Like all U.S. veterans of the Global War on Terrorism, he chose to serve in the military. On June 6, the world will observe the 75th anniversary of the Normandy invasion. Labels we hurl today like Democrat and Republican, red state and blue state, matter little when facing mines and machine gun fire when charging a beach,” Suydam said. ... See MoreSee Less
Forte worked on the balloon with a cluster of students who launched it from the school grounds after equipping it with tools to measure such things as location, temperature, air pressure and altitude. ... See MoreSee Less
In May, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported that 7,095 children statewide were in out-of-home care, or alternative accommodation for children who are unable to live with their parents. ... See MoreSee Less
yes very sad ...Some do not deserve to be removed and the ones that do is not removed smh
Yea their is so sad 😞..... heart wrenching for these little ones man !!!! I wish I could foster parent I just don’t have time to do it !
How does one get involved with fostering? Can someone who does it PM me please and shed some light...my husband and I have talked about it the last year but don’t really know where to go...and we have lots of questions! *let me know if you PM me - they don’t always show up. Thank You
It’s a money gig for foster living....countless horror stories for those poor kids!
The nation’s highest court is considering hearing two challenges to an October 2018 ruling that put a halt to the impeachment trial of Workman and other state supreme court justices, effectively ending the impeachment saga that started with a special session nearly 11 months ago. ... See MoreSee Less
The 24 Card Game, which has been played around the world, is an arithmetical card game in which the objective is to find a way to manipulate four integers so that the result is 24. ... See MoreSee Less
He was only 17-years-old when he joined the U.S. Navy. Taylor took the entrance exam after he graduated from high school, and before he knew it, he was on a train to Baltimore for boot camp. ... See MoreSee Less
Fourth-graders at the school raced miniature soapbox cars on an electronic track, calculating and arranging the weight distribution in the cars before letting each one careen down the slope. ... See MoreSee Less
The 144-page document includes the Senate's answer to the controversial Senate Bill 451 that died in the house during the 2019 regular legislative session. The new bill, called the Student Success Act, includes several of the proposals the Senate tried to pass in February — including charter schools — and includes some new proposals. ... See MoreSee Less
“What I am trying to do is recognize folks in their communities where they live within our district. I have such a great job, I get to work with so many game changing people,” Powell said. “It is important to give people recognition who don’t want recognition. It is exactly those types of people that I am always looking for.” ... See MoreSee Less