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Ransomware Attacks on Hospitals Put Patients at Risk

A University of Vermont Medical Center employee accidentally opened an emailed file from her homeowners association, which had been hacked, in October 2020. That one mistake eventually led to the University of Vermont Health Network, which includes the state’s largest hospital in Burlington, having to cancel surgeries, put off mammogram appointments and delay some cancer patients’ treatments.
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Grafton Graduate, Fairmont State Senior, Musgrove, Nets D2CCA All-Atlantic Region First Team Honors

The Division II Collegiate Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-Atlantic Region baseball teams and award winners were announced today as Fairmont State's Zachary Musgrove was tabbed to the first team this afternoon. Musgrove, a senior from Grafton, W.Va., wrapped up his Fighting Falcon career as he landed on the All-Mountain East Conference...
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Denzil Delano Jones Sr.

Denzil Delano Jones Sr., 85, St. Marys, WV, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at home surrounded by family. Born on the family farm in Rowlesburg, WV, on April 2, 1937, he was a son of the late Jesse and Clara Bolyard Jones. He was a 1956 graduate of Rowlesburg High School. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant Church in St. Marys. Denzil worked for Hollers Freedom Warehouse & Trucking for many years and also hauled steel for Kelly Steel for the building of the Pleasants County Power Plant. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and enjoyed farming with his tractor and his side by side.

WVU Potomac State College honors employees for going above and beyond

KEYSER, W.Va. (WV News) -- West Virginia University Potomac State College recently recognized employees for going above and beyond to make PSC a better place by exemplifying through their daily work WVU’s Core Values of Service, Curiosity, Respect, Accountability, and Appreciation. Each honoree was presented with a 2022 WVU...

Nethken Hill, West Virginia, getting ready for Memorial Weekend

ELK GARDEN, W.Va. (WV News) - The congregation at Nethken Hill Church have been planning and preparing for the Memorial Weekend Celebration for 2022. For the past couple of years, they have not been able to celebrate in their usual manner because of COVID. They are once again excited to see their old friends and make new ones, while everyone comes together to reminisce and talk of the good “ole” days.

Scott Furey approved as new KHS (West Virginia) boys’ basketball coach

KEYSER, W.Va. (WV News) - While in Charleston Tuesday with Keyser High School’s state track qualifiers, Keyser boys’ track coach Scott Furey got some welcomed news. Just voted on by the Mineral County Board of Education, Furey has been officially approved and named the new Keyser boys’ basketball coach.

Wednesday May 18

The weather today will be sunny in the morning. It will then be partly sunny with a chance of showers in the afternoon—highs around 70 and a low of 56. Southwest winds of around 5 mph. The chance of rain is 50%. The office of Dr. Abigail Feathers, in...

WVU Potomac Valley Hospital receives stroke certification

KEYSER, W.Va. (WV News) - Potomac Valley Hospital (PVH) recently achieved certification as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital - the first critical access hospital in the West Virginia University Health System to achieve this distinction and the third hospital in the state of West Virginia to do so. The certification...

Norma (Pancake) Ellifritz

NEW CREEK, W.Va. (WV News) – Norma (Pancake) Ellifritz, 95, of New Creek, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at Stonerise of Keyser Nursing Home. Born on October 13, 1926 in Claysville, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Clarissa Marie (Barb) Pancake. She is also preceded in death by her husband, George W. Ellifritz; daughters, Clarissa Sue Potts and Hazel K. “Kathy” Conrad and husband Stanley; and brothers, Infant Ervin, Joseph, Robert and Larry Pancake.

Local man shares love of 'Wizard of Oz' with Westernport Library

WESTERNPORT, Md. (WV News) - A Cumberland man who fell in love with the MGM classic “The Wizard of Oz” at the tender age of 5 has brought his collection of Oz memorabilia to the Westernport Library for display this month. B.J. Swarner’s collection, which features photos, posters,...

Angus ready at the reigns to lead and grow Gators program

GRAFTON—While it still may be a little early for most to hit the pool, the Grafton Gators swim team members are braving the cool waters as they prepare for their summer season under new leadership. After leading the program for several years, Todd England handed the reigns over to...