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WVU Medicine announces crisis-level standard of care

MORGANTOWN — WVU Medicine is now operating at a crisis-level standard of care, according to a social media announcement from the hospital. This standard of care is a reduction in the services available at the hospital in an effort to keep up with the influx of patients. Ron Pellegrino, physician and Ruby Memorial Hospital chief operating officer, said for WVU Medicine, this means putting planned surgeries on hold, boarding patients in alternative departments awaiting care, and wait-listing patients coming in from other hospitals.
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Betty Lou's Cookin' Out Tonite opens in Fayette City

What happens when a nice Polish girl marries a nice Italian boy and they start sharing family recipes and a lifelong passion for cooking?. They open a restaurant, of course. Owned by Chris Grguric, Betty Lou’s Cookin’ Out Tonite in Fayette City showcases the love of homemade-from-scratch food he and his wife, Betty Lou, share.
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Why West Virginia Will Upset Oklahoma Next Weekend

Morgantown, West Virginia – Although West Virginia has never beaten the Oklahoma Sooners since joining the Big 12 Conference, this is the year. Neal Brown and his West Virginia Mountaineers are ripe for a huge upset and Oklahoma, frankly, is ripe to be upset. Following a less-than-impressive 40-35 win at home against Tulane, the Sooners beat up on Western Carolina (76-0).
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Shirley Ann Wardle Silbaugh

Shirley Ann (Wardle) Silbaugh, 89, of Uniontown, passed away peacefully Wednesday September 15, 2021. She was born January 21, 1932 in Oliver #1. Preceding her in death were her parents, James Henry Wardle and Ruth Marie Welsh Wardle; her husband, James Milford Silbaugh, Sr.; a son, David Lee Silbaugh; three grandchildren; and four siblings, Wanda Mae Walls, Darrall D. Wardle, Mary Lou Wardle, and James Henry Wardle, Jr.

4-Day Weather Forecast For Morgantown

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Morgantown: Sunday, September 19: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Monday, September 20: Partly sunny during the day; while mostly cloudy overnight; Tuesday, September 21: Partly sunny then slight chance of rain showers during the day; while rain

Body Discovered In Westmoreland Co. Park

By: KDKA-TV News Staff ALLEGHENY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — An investigation is underway after a body was found Friday afternoon in a Westmoreland County park. According to emergency officials, the remains were found in Northmoreland Park near Markle Road in Allegheny Township. The Westmoreland County Coroner was called to the scene. Investigators are not releasing any additional details right now. Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

The mountain area weatherman, and WMBS

My dad writes a weekly column for the Herald Standard. This week he is busy so I thought maybe I could fill in for him. Growing up, my older brother Chris and my younger sister Jeni and I were used to hearing our dad give a morning radio report to the local radio station in the late 1970s and early 1980s. We were used to people stopping to visit and talk weather. Our dad, Jack Hughes, was known as the Mountain Area Weather Man. Technically he was a weather observer, not a forecaster, but we didn’t care. He was responsible for collecting weather data, precipitation amounts and the previous day’s high and low temperatures and providing it to the National Weather Service.

3 people charged in Masontown for marijuana and mushroom possession

MASONTOWN, W.Va. — Three more people have been charged in Masontown for marijuana and mushroom possession. On Sept 16, troopers with the West Virginia State Police performed a traffic stop on a vehicle for its “right rear taillight and cracked windshield” near the intersection of W.Va. Rt. 7 and Sunny Hill Road in Masontown, according to a criminal complaint.

Morgantown COVID-19 update: Open vaccine sites

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Morgantown: 1. 496 High St (304) 284-0499; 2. 5001 University Town Centre Dr (304) 599-5581; 3. Mountaineer Mall, 130 Green Bag Road 304-292-0385; 4. 350 Patteson Drive (304) 599-8316; 5. 1851 Earl L Core Rd (304) 296-0657; 6. 500