Keyser, WV Government


Oakland events coming soon

1. GoVax: Vaccine Schedule (Garrett County Health Department Clinic – Oakland Offices); 2. Faith Evangelical Free Church: Celebrate Recovery; 3. Brant Mine Hike; 4. Mountain Fresh Farmers Market; 5. Bird Walk;
Mineral Daily News-Tribune

A Lesson in Kindness: FMS class reaches out to state hit by hurricane

SHORT GAP - A lesson in natural disasters turned into a community service project recently for a science/social students class at Frankfort Middle School. Teacher Lisa Beeman's class spent the last two weeks discussing natural disasters, specifically flash floods. This topic soon led into Hurricane Ida and the effects it had on the local area. Last week, they continued the topic by discussing the longer impact on Louisiana after the hurricane, and learned that the federal government has sent FEMA to the state to help families in need.
Cumberland Times-News

Work will delay traffic in Mineral County

BURLINGTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Highways advises motorists of upcoming delays to replace culverts on Pinnacle Road in Mineral County Sept. 20 through Sept. 24. The work zone will be between state Route 42 and Kantor Cutoff Road from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. Traffic will be...
Cumberland Times-News

ALLEGANY MAGAZINE -- REMEMBERING SEPTEMBER 11 -- Only the deafening wind could be heard

For this particular issue, I knew that I wanted to ask my husband about his recollection of September 11th because his memory is much better and more vivid than mine. When thinking back on this day, my memory is a bit of a blur in that I remember being in a high school history class and not quite grasping what was happening. It was unfathomable that something like this was occurring and how many lives were lost. When I asked my husband about his remembrance of the day, his thoughts were much clearer.

Grant Memorial Hospital feeling the impacts of COVID-19 surge

GRANT COUNTY, W.Va. (WHSV) - As hospitals in West Virginia continue to battle a surge in COVID-19 cases, officials at Grant Memorial Hospital say they’ve been operating at capacity for weeks. “We do have two special care unit rooms, basically small ICU rooms here,” Bob Milvet, CEO of Grant Memorial...
Cumberland Times-News

Keyser resident winner in W.Va. vaccination sweepstakes

KEYSER, W.Va. — A Keyser resident was one of four winners statewide Thursday of a full, four-year scholarship to any college in West Virginia, part of Gov. Jim Justice’s COVID-19 vaccination sweepstakes. The prize won by Caden Staggers, which includes room and board, tuition and books, is valued at more...
New Castle News

UPMC Western Maryland temporarily diverts some patients

CUMBERLAND, Md. — Local ambulances temporarily had to travel up to 75 minutes away Wednesday as UPMC Western Maryland deflected patients to other hospitals possibly due to COVID-19, but exact reasons for the situation were not immediately provided. Allegany County Department of Emergency Services radio communications shortly after 5 p.m....
Hampshire Review

Woman, 52, dies of Covid

Covid-19 claimed has another Hampshire County life. A 52-year-old woman from Augusta has died from complications of the virus, the 39th person here to be killed by the disease., the Health Department reported this morning (Thursday, Sept. 16). “We ask that everyone please respect this life lost by taking care...
Mineral Daily News-Tribune

Festival to highlight Mineral County history

KEYSER - Mineral County has a rich history, playing a part in some of the most pivotal times in our nation’s history. Several county organizations are taking the opportunity to highlight that history when they present the first Heritage Trail Weekend Oct. 1-3. During that weekend, Ashby’s Fort Museum, the...
Mineral Daily News-Tribune

Take 2: Back to the drawing board with Piedmont's mural

PIEDMONT - It’s back to the drawing board for the Piedmont mural. Jill Baldinger of the Highland Arts Unlimited Community Arts Project presented the Piedmont mayor and council with eight proposals Wednesday for the mural to be placed on the back wall of the town library as part of the HAU program.
Cumberland Times-News

Mineral reports 3 more COVID-linked deaths

KEYSER, W.Va. — Mineral County health officials reported three more deaths linked to COVID-19 on Wednesday, boosting the county’s pandemic death toll to 96. The latest fatalities are part of an ongoing summer surge of coronavirus infections driven by the highly contagious delta variant. The county health department identified the...
Mineral Daily News-Tribune

Mineral County reports 3 more COVID-related deaths

KEYSER - Three additional COVID-related deaths have been reported in Mineral County in a little over 24 hours. On Monday, the Mineral County Health Department reported that an 81-year-old male had passed away due to COVID-related issues. Early Wednesday, the health department reported an additional three county residents had succumbed...