Harrison County, WVWDTV

Car accident in Harrison County sends one to the hospital

Harrison County, W.Va (WDTV) - A car accident Tuesday evening has sent one person to UHC hospital. The accident happened around 5:45 PM on route 73 near Rocket Drive. The driver became entrapped in the vehicle after losing control and landing in a ditch. Officials say the driver does not...
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Harrison County, WVWBOY

1 person injured in Harrison County vehicle accident

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – One person was injured in a vehicle accident Tuesday evening in Harrison County. It happened at about 5:45 on Route 73, near Rocket Drive, according to Harrison County 911. A pickup truck heading north lost control and ended up in a ditch. The driver was trapped and...
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WPXI Pittsburgh

West Virginia University announces COVID-19 guidelines ahead of fall semester

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University announced new guidelines for students, faculty and staff as campuses prepare to fully reopen for the fall 2021 semester. COVID-19 cases within the U.S. and West Virginia have increased in recent weeks. The delta variant has gained momentum, especially among young adults and the unvaccinated. As of Monday (Aug. 2), there were 2,480 active COVID-19 cases in West Virginia, and the daily cumulative percent positivity was 4.93%.
GovernmentMetro News

WVU Medicine officials looking at options as coronavirus cases rise

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia health officials remained concerned about the rise of active coronavirus cases, with WVU Medicine officials considering contingency plans for a possible surge. “We’re taking a watch and see approach,” President and CEO Albert Wright said Tuesday. “I have read that more folks are getting the...
Washington County, PAheraldstandard.com

Washington County moves into substantial spread category

A rising number of COVID-19 cases has pushed Washington County into the substantial spread category, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 transmission tracker. Greene and Fayette counties remained in the moderate spread category on Tuesday. As the Delta variant – a more contagious, more severe version of...
Fairmont, WVWBOY

Former Mylan employees starting academic year at Pierpont C&TC

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Pierpont Community & Technical College has started to welcome students back for the new academic year. Some of those students are former Mylan employees. “We welcome our former Mylan employees and are excited that they will be among our freshman students,” said Lyla Grandstaff, Pierpont’s vice president of student services. “These students can advance their education and start a new career, and our institution will benefit from having them as a part of our student body because of their varied life experiences.”
Bridgeport, WVWBOY

Bridgeport Police Departments hosts National Night Out meeting with residents

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Bridgeport’s National Night Out was held Tuesday night at the recreation complex instead of the city pool, so that there is more room for activities and offering plenty of space for social distancing due to COVID-19. There was a rock wall, inflatables, free food, live music, and many more family fun activities for residents to partake in and enjoy. This event is held nationwide by police departments to help bring the community and the police department together, which is what Bridgeport Police Chief, John Walker, said he’s is hoping to do.
Mannington, WVPosted by
Times West Virginian

2021 Mannington Fair begins with a cheer after last year's cancellation

MANNINGTON — At 8 o’clock on Monday evening, 10-year-old Izabella Steele learned she is the 2021 Little Miss Queen for the Mannington District Fair. Nine little contestants, ages 6 to 10, squelched their nerves, walked on stage and introduced themselves. The girls were judged on their answers to questions during an off-stage interview, as well as their onstage introduction, theme wear and formal wear. They also performed an unscored choreographed dance, just to do something with those stage jitters.
HealthUS News and World Report

WVU Aims to Reach 80% COVID-19 Vaccination Rate by Sept. 1

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University is asking its students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated for the coronavirus as it tries to keep pace with the rest of the state. The university will develop additional enforcement and safety protocols for unvaccinated individuals if WVU does not reach an...
Bridgeport, WVWBOY

Stonerise Bridgeport receives 4-star rating

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – 11 Stonerise Centers received a four- or five-star rating, including one in Harrison County. Stonerise Bridgeport has been given a four-star rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Nursing Home Compare Program. The rating, released in July, focuses on state survey results, quality measures and staffing levels.
Uniontown, PAmonvalleyindependent.com

Grooms comes up big, helps guide EPT to title game

After falling behind early, Elite Physical Therapy showed its mettle and roared back to beat Campy’s Pizza and advance to the Mon Valley Independent Summer Basketball League championship game Tuesday night. With the game tied at 49 nearly midway through the second half, Uniontown freshman Notorious Grooms found his range...
Bridgeport, WVWDTV

Bridgeport celebrates National Night Out event

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Families gathered outside at the Bridgeport Recreation Complex for the police department’s annual National Night Out. “The first tuesday in August is there is a law enforcement supported program called National Night Out. We’ve been doing it here in Bridgeport for about 13 years now,” said, Chief of the Bridgeport Police Department, John Walker.