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Fayette County Children And Youth Services Host Clothing Giveaway For Families In Need

By: KDKA-TV News Staff UNIONTOWN (KDKA) – Fayette County Children and Youth Services helped families and children preparing to head back to school upgrade their wardrobes for free last weekend. The event provided children and adults alike with clothing old and new, with the agency noting they have received plenty of donations over time. “We had a lot of overstock,” Caseworker Reba Stramat said. “We thought originally, [we would have a] yard sale, but then, we thought, ‘No, let’s give it away to people who need it.’” All manner of clothing was available, including shirts, pants, socks, and outerwear. Any clothing that was not claimed was donated to “Honey’s Helping Hand” a local nonprofit.
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Morgantown, WVbluegoldnews.com

Okonkwo Reclassifying, Will Enroll At WVU Next Month

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – James Okonkwo, who committed to West Virginia’s men’s basketball team and initially was expected to be part of its class of 2023, has announced he’s instead going to reclassify and enroll at WVU for the fall semester of 2021. The 6-foot-9, 225-pound forward is a native of...
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Oakland-curious? These homes are on the market

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: Meet "The Craftsman's Delight", a Post & Beam constructed home inside the GATED COMMUMITY of ALPINE LAKE RESORT. One-Level-Living in this lovely abode. Home
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Hiring Now: These jobs are open in Oakland

Want to get yourself a job? Here are a selection of open positions in Oakland: 1. Labor; 2. PT Caregiver - Up to $15/hr; 3. Community Living Aid; 4. Travel Occupational Therapist - $1436.16 / Week; 5. Caregiver; 6. Need CDL-A Truck Driver Now, 07/25/2021, Earn $65,000/Year Minimum; 7.
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WVU Officially Signs Four-Star Forward James Okonkwo

West Virginia’s 2021 recruiting class has picked up an unexpected boost from a 2023 four-star recruit. In-state power forward James Okonkwo from Beckley Prep in Beckley, W.Va has officially signed with WVU and reclassified to the class of 2021, he announced on Twitter Sunday morning. Okonkwo (6-foot-9, 230 pounds) announced that he will redshirt this season in order to prepare for his collegiate career in Morgantown.
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Morgantown Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Morgantown: Sunday, July 25: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then mostly cloudy overnight; Monday, July 26: Partly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Tuesday, July 27: Sunny during the
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Fairmont, WVPosted by
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Billy Graham's grandson preaches to West Virginians

FAIRMONT — Following in the footsteps of his grandfather Billy Graham, Will Graham has come to Fairmont to preach the gospel. In his three-day crusade, held at Fairmont State University’s Duvall-Rosier Field, Graham’s Mountain State Celebration has proven to be a success. Fairmont is one of only four United States...
Morgantown, WVMetro News

Morgantown residents will get opportunities soon to discuss utilizing coronavirus relief funds

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Morgantown residents will have opportunities starting next week to provide input about how the city should utilize federal coronavirus relief funds. President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan in March, which allocated $1.9 trillion toward coronavirus response efforts. The city has already received $5.6 million from the federal government, and officials anticipate a second equal installment will be received next spring.
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Joan G. Gibson 1935-2021

LORDSTOWN — Joan Grace Gibson, 85, passed away peacefully into eternal rest Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at the Gillette Nursing Home in Warren. She was born Sept. 19, 1935, in Morgantown, W.Va., to the late Gilbert Francis Maxwell and Prudence Mabel Gainer Maxwell. She graduated from Morgantown High School in 1953.
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Ohiopyle, PAentertainmentcentralpittsburgh.com

Ohiopyle Offers Many Natural Adventures and Fun Activities (Tues., 7/27/21)

Ohiopyle State Park (green nature, white water, more)—ongoing, Ohiopyle. Ohiopyle State Park, southeast of Pittsburgh, is wild and scenic. In the 1800s the area drew city dwellers who’d come just to stroll and enjoy the beauties of nature. That pastime is still popular, along with more activities today—notably, white water boating on the Youghiogheny River, which snakes through valleys and gorges here. Within the parkland, two stretches of river offer different experiences. The so-called Middle Yough, which runs from upstream into the town of Ohiopyle, is the gentler ride: a mix of fast-moving flat water and moderate (“Class I and II”) rapids. Kayakers and standup paddleboarders who first have mastered steering on calm water often use this stretch to learn the game of zipping through chutes and dips without mucho upsets. The Lower Yough, from Ohiopyle down, has the bigger, bouncier rapids. Expert kayakers love it, as do visitors who take the guided raft trips, paddling in (relatively) stable soft rafts with guides who know the way. Major outfitters, alphabetically, are: Laurel Highlands River Tours, Ohiopyle Trading Post, White Water Adventurers, and Wilderness Voyageurs.
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