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  • Restaurant Road TripMore>>

  • Restaurant Road Trip: Saigon Pho Kitchen

    Restaurant Road Trip: Saigon Pho Kitchen

    Thursday, August 17 2017 10:05 AM EDT2017-08-17 14:05:37 GMT

    Around five years ago WBOY featured Chaang Thai on High Street in Morgantown for a restaurant road trip segment. 

    Around five years ago WBOY featured Chaang Thai on High Street in Morgantown for a restaurant road trip segment. 

  • Restaurant Road Trip: Marino Brothers

    Restaurant Road Trip: Marino Brothers

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-08-09 22:38:10 GMT

    Proscuitto stuffed peppers. It's a delicacy at Marino Brothers in downtown Clarksburg, but that's only the beginning. The four floor space offers a market, restaurant, and banquet hall. Marino Brothers expanded when they moved their restaurant to Glen Elk, but one thing that hasn't changed and that is the brothers passion for good food. "Well, we have been doing this business for 25 years. We have evolved over the 25 years and have some kind of unique items we have developed. We...

    For this week's Restaurant Road Trip, we traveled to a local legend, Marino Brothers.  One of the specials is proscuitto stuffed peppers. It started as a delicacy at Marino Brothers in downtown Clarksburg, but that's only the beginning. The four floor space offers a market, restaurant, and banquet hall. Marino Brothers expanded when they moved their restaurant to Glen Elk, but one thing that has  not changed is the brothers passion for good food. "Well, we...
  • Test It Tuesday: Robo Twist

    Test It Tuesday: Robo Twist

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-08-08 21:10:39 GMT

    The Robo Twist claims to be the jar opener of the future, but does the latest "twist" on kitchen gadgets live up to its name?

    We've all been there: you try to open a jar containing your favorite snack, and the lid is stuck! This week's Test It Tuesday product claims to be the solution to that pickle.  The Robo Twist claims to be the jar opener of the future, but does the latest "twist" on kitchen gadgets live up to its name? We tried the product on a variety of different jars of all sizes containing pickles, salsa, fruit spread, and olives. The Robo Twist requires two AA batteries. Followin...

  • "Celebrating Volunteers" Brought to You by The Miley Legal GroupMore>>

  • Celebrating Volunteers: Michael Malfregeot

    Celebrating Volunteers: Michael Malfregeot

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 3:51 PM EDT2017-08-01 19:51:42 GMT

    July marks two years since WBOY partnered with The Miley Legal group to start the series Celebrating Volunteers.  WBOY recognizes individuals in our community who spend their free giving back to the community.  This month WBOY honors a young professional in Harrison County.  Clarksburg native Michael Malfregeot spends his days working as a banker but his free time is spent literally running. His passion for the sport lead him to help create the first trail...

    July marks two years since WBOY partnered with The Miley Legal group to start the series Celebrating Volunteers.  WBOY recognizes individuals in our community who spend their free giving back to the community.  This month WBOY honors a young professional in Harrison County.  Clarksburg native Michael Malfregeot spends his days working as a banker but his free time is spent literally running. His passion for the sport lead him to help create the first trail...

  • Celebrating Volunteers: Betty Nuzum

    Celebrating Volunteers: Betty Nuzum

    Monday, June 26 2017 6:56 PM EDT2017-06-26 22:56:59 GMT
    For this month's Celebrating Volunteers, WBOY met a Marion county woman who at 87-years-old is only getting started when it comes to giving back to her community. Meet Betty Nuzum.  Three days a week, you can find Betty Nuzum here at the Marion County Senior Center in Fairmont.    Whether it is prepping the food or visiting with those who come in to play card games, Betty keeps busy.  "I just love the people," said Nuzum. "I ju...
    For this month's Celebrating Volunteers, WBOY met a Marion county woman who at 87-years-old is only getting started when it comes to giving back to her community. Meet Betty Nuzum.  Three days a week, you can find Betty Nuzum here at the Marion County Senior Center in Fairmont.    Whether it is prepping the food or visiting with those who come in to play card games, Betty keeps busy.  "I just love the people," said Nuzum. "I ju...
  • Celebrating Volunteers: Caleb Jenkins

    Celebrating Volunteers: Caleb Jenkins

    Monday, May 29 2017 6:42 PM EDT2017-05-29 22:42:26 GMT
    This Memorial Day WBOY takes time to reflect on the men and women who have died while serving our country.  May's Celebrating Volunteer is Caleb Jenkins. Jenkins spends his free time teaching veterans how to fly fish.   "So what we're going to do is a whip finish," said Project Healing Waters Volunteer Caleb Jenkins. "It's like doing a bunch of those, half inches." After graduating from WVU, Jenkins moved to Clarksburg. He ...
    This Memorial Day WBOY takes time to reflect on the men and women who have died while serving our country.  May's Celebrating Volunteer is Caleb Jenkins. Jenkins spends his free time teaching veterans how to fly fish.   "So what we're going to do is a whip finish," said Project Healing Waters Volunteer Caleb Jenkins. "It's like doing a bunch of those, half inches." After graduating from WVU, Jenkins moved to Clarksburg. He ...
  • Test it TuesdayMore>>

  • Test It Tuesday: Robo Twist

    Test It Tuesday: Robo Twist

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-08-08 21:10:39 GMT

    The Robo Twist claims to be the jar opener of the future, but does the latest "twist" on kitchen gadgets live up to its name?

    We've all been there: you try to open a jar containing your favorite snack, and the lid is stuck! This week's Test It Tuesday product claims to be the solution to that pickle.  The Robo Twist claims to be the jar opener of the future, but does the latest "twist" on kitchen gadgets live up to its name? We tried the product on a variety of different jars of all sizes containing pickles, salsa, fruit spread, and olives. The Robo Twist requires two AA batteries. Followin...

  • Test It Tuesday: Hurricane Spin Broom

    Test It Tuesday: Hurricane Spin Broom

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-07-25 21:13:37 GMT
    Over the years, we've tried out the Hurricane 360 Spin Mop and the Hurricane Spin Scrubber, but what about the third installment of that series?  The Hurricane Spin Broom claims that one pass will pick up any mess with ease, but will this product sweep away the competition? Jennifer Dodrill is a working mom and a real estate agent, who brought us to a beautiful house to try it out! "I usually use a vacuum cleaner," said Dodrill. Her parents have a similar product to...
    Over the years, we've tried out the Hurricane 360 Spin Mop and the Hurricane Spin Scrubber, but what about the third installment of that series?  The Hurricane Spin Broom claims that one pass will pick up any mess with ease, but will this product sweep away the competition? Jennifer Dodrill is a working mom and a real estate agent, who brought us to a beautiful house to try it out! "I usually use a vacuum cleaner," said Dodrill. Her parents have a similar product to...
  • Test It Tuesday: Sensei Slicer

    Test It Tuesday: Sensei Slicer

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:03 PM EDT2017-07-18 22:03:51 GMT

    The word "Sensei" means "teacher" in Japanese, and we're hoping this week's Test It Tuesday product, The Sensei Slicer, teaches us a thing or two about cooking! 

    The word "Sensei" means "teacher" in Japanese, and we're hoping this week's Test It Tuesday product, The Sensei Slicer, teaches us a thing or two about cooking! Meteorologist Kristian Claus is a chef in his own right and is always telling us about his delicious creations. "I used to work in a restaurant, so I do a lot of cooking now and a lot of slicing, too. I like to prep my own ingredients. I'm really looking forward to trying this out," said Chef Cl...
  • Music MondaysMusic MondaysMore>>

  • MUSIC MONDAYS: Montgomery Gentry Headlines Mountainfest

    MUSIC MONDAYS: Montgomery Gentry Headlines Mountainfest

    Monday, August 1 2016 11:31 AM EDT2016-08-01 15:31:30 GMT

    The skies opened up and the sunshine came out for Saturday night's performers at the 16th annual Mountainfest at Mylan Park. Ray Scott kicked off the night of musical acts. Montgomery Gentry headlined the festival for the second time. 

    The skies opened up and the sunshine came out for Saturday night's performers at the 16th annual Mountainfest at Mylan Park. Ray Scott kicked off the night of musical acts. Montgomery Gentry headlined the festival for the second time. 

  • MUSIC MONDAYS: Several Big Acts Play at Soul Fuel WV

    MUSIC MONDAYS: Several Big Acts Play at Soul Fuel WV

    Monday, July 25 2016 12:46 PM EDT2016-07-25 16:46:47 GMT

    Soul Fuel WV, an inspirational music and family festival featured national and regional talent this weekend at Mylan Park in Monongalia County. Aidan Anderson, 15, was one of the opening acts.

    Soul Fuel WV, an inspirational music and family festival featured national and regional talent this weekend at Mylan Park in Monongalia County. Aidan Anderson, 15, was one of the opening acts.

  • MUSIC MONDAYS: Hillbilly Gypsies Band Member Writes Song to Benefit Flood Relief

    MUSIC MONDAYS: Hillbilly Gypsies Band Member Writes Song to Benefit Flood Relief

    Monday, July 11 2016 12:43 PM EDT2016-07-11 16:43:31 GMT

    Richards is originally from Nicholas County and saw the devastation through friends who live in the southern part of the state.

    Many of them asked him to write a song, so he did. He shared his song, "Thousand Year Flood" on Facebook and it has 200,000 views.

    Richards is originally from Nicholas County and saw the devastation through friends who live in the southern part of the state.

    Many of them asked him to write a song, so he did. He shared his song, "Thousand Year Flood" on Facebook and it has 200,000 views.

  • Finding a FamilyMore>>

  • Finding a Family: Kate's Story

    Finding a Family: Kate's Story

    Friday, July 28 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-07-28 23:56:03 GMT

    For the first time in WBOY'S Finding a Family series, WBOY begins a profile on a Marion County woman who is starting her journey to become a foster and adoptive parent.  Meet Kate Vacca Vacca and her father, Bob, have started to get her house ready as Vacca prepares to become a foster mom. "At a young age it really startled me that there are kids out there that don't have secure families, they don't have that love and support from their parents and fam...

    For the first time in WBOY'S Finding a Family series, WBOY begins a profile on a Marion County woman who is starting her journey to become a foster and adoptive parent.  Meet Kate Vacca Vacca and her father, Bob, have started to get her house ready as Vacca prepares to become a foster mom. "At a young age it really startled me that there are kids out there that don't have secure families, they don't have that love and support from their parents and fam...

  • Finding a Family: PRIDE Class for Foster and Adoptive Parents

    Finding a Family: PRIDE Class for Foster and Adoptive Parents

    Friday, July 21 2017 10:16 AM EDT2017-07-21 14:16:23 GMT

    During WBOY's Finding a Family segment, adoption success stories have been featured.    When WBOY has talked to adoptive parents, they mention taking PRIDE classes.    What is a PRIDE class?   For the next seven weeks you can find Brandi Davis of the Children's Home Society here at the Harvest Church of God in Morgantown, working as the instructor of PRIDE.  "It's the parent resource for information development education," said ...

    During WBOY's Finding a Family segment, adoption success stories have been featured.    When WBOY has talked to adoptive parents, they mention taking PRIDE classes.    What is a PRIDE class?   For the next seven weeks you can find Brandi Davis of the Children's Home Society here at the Harvest Church of God in Morgantown, working as the instructor of PRIDE.  "It's the parent resource for information development education," said ...

  • Finding a Family: Sophia's Story

    Finding a Family: Sophia's Story

    Monday, July 17 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-07-17 15:28:01 GMT

    Right now in West Virginia, thousands of kids are in the foster care system, waiting for their forever family.  One Ritchie county family works to help find those children parents as well as adopting a daughter of their own.  "It's something I've always wanted to do,: said adoptive mother Stephanie Hayhurst-Hall.  "To me adoption is where we give hope back to communities hope back to kids." For Stephanie-Hayhurst Hall and her husband Jason, adop...

    Right now in West Virginia, thousands of kids are in the foster care system, waiting for their forever family.  One Ritchie county family works to help find those children parents as well as adopting a daughter of their own.  "It's something I've always wanted to do," said adoptive mother Stephanie Hayhurst-Hall. "To me, adoption is where we give hope back to communities, hope back to kids." For Stephanie Hayhurst-Hall and her husband Jason, ...

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