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What Makes the World Go Round?

Have you ever wondered what makes the world go around and around? Some people say it is money, some say it is laughter, and others say it is love. Paul Anka said in a song, “Love makes the world go round and around. Love makes the world go round. As much as I would still like to believe love ...

The Times They Are a Changing

It is impossible to find words that adequately convey how fundamentally the world changed on a sunny morning 19 years ago September 11, 2001. However, many of us will never forget precisely where we were the moment we heard about the events unfolding in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. ...

Labor Day: A Day to Honor the Working Men and Women

According to history compiled by the U.S. Labor Department, credit for Labor Day belongs to Peter J. McGuire, a member of the carpenters union in New York and a co-founder of the American Federation of Labor, who championed a parade to “show the strength of the trade and labor ...

Good Police Officers Are Hard to Find and Harder to Keep

Seems it’s harder to find them today than anytime in the past. It’s a hot topic at nearly every local city council meeting. The question is how can small towns find good reliable Police Officers and retain them? The subject haunts small communities more often than most people realize. ...

Letters to the Editor | VIEW ALL

FROM THOMAS E. TRADER, SR.

To The Editor,Well, I can see there has not been anything done since the last letter I put in the paper.There are two intersections in New Martinsville that are dangerous. That is the light at the Wetzel Chronicle building and the red light at Certified. The other third intersection is Route ...

FROM SHIRLEY VFD

Letter to Editor,The Shirley Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary would like to thank everyone who came out to our Quarter Auction on March 2. We would also like to thank Joey Baker-Soly and Tonia Alleman for holding this auction along with the vendors who set up and the Middlebourne Stealey ...

From Clara Glover, Roberta Ash, Emily Robinson, David Robinson, etc.

To The Editor,The family of John W. Robinson wishes to thank all who offered prayers during his life and the many people who supported us in his death. We truly appreciate your thoughts, prayers, and kindness. To those who visited the funeral home, attended the funeral, called, sent flowers, ...

FROM J. CHAD MORRISON

Dear Editor,This past week, our hunger relief organization convened to discuss strategies that could impact our state in the next few years. We opened with a general discussion of what the problems are in West Virginia that lead to or stem from hunger. The more common topics came up ...