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

  • Celebrating Volunteers: Paige Robinson

    Celebrating Volunteers: Paige Robinson

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 3:14 PM EDT2017-04-25 19:14:25 GMT
    Drug addiction in West Virginia is not a new issue. But one recovering addict in the area uses her testimony to help others live a new life.  For this month's Celebrating Volunteers, we learn about the work of Northern Appalachian Teen Challenge.  Meet Paige Robinson. "If you hadn't gone through this program, where do you think you would be," said WBOY Anchor Gretchen Ross "Dead more than likely," said Northern Appalachian Teen Challenge Voluntee...
    Drug addiction in West Virginia is not a new issue. But one recovering addict in the area uses her testimony to help others live a new life.  For this month's Celebrating Volunteers, we learn about the work of Northern Appalachian Teen Challenge.  Meet Paige Robinson. "If you hadn't gone through this program, where do you think you would be," said WBOY Anchor Gretchen Ross "Dead more than likely," said Northern Appalachian Teen Challenge Voluntee...
  • Celebrating Volunteers: Melodee Price

    Celebrating Volunteers: Melodee Price

    Monday, March 27 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-03-27 22:53:29 GMT
    Spring is officially here and that means people tend to spend more time outside. An Elkins resident, Melodee Price, spends her free time brightening up the city through Elkins "Make It Shine." "I think it's contagious," says Elkins Make It Shine Director Melodee Price. "Other citizens will step up when they see that their neighbors are doing a little bit more and are out lending a hand." A year ago, Melodee Price was searching for tire collection ...
    Spring is officially here and that means people tend to spend more time outside. An Elkins resident, Melodee Price, spends her free time brightening up the city through Elkins "Make It Shine." "I think it's contagious," says Elkins Make It Shine Director Melodee Price. "Other citizens will step up when they see that their neighbors are doing a little bit more and are out lending a hand." A year ago, Melodee Price was searching for tire collection ...
  • Celebrating Volunteers: Georgette Taylor

    Celebrating Volunteers: Georgette Taylor

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 10:19 AM EST2017-02-28 15:19:11 GMT

    Spring starts in just a couple of weeks, which means another season of Girls on the Run. For this February's Celebrating Volunteers we meet a woman who helps area girls maintain healthy habits and a positive attitude.

    Spring starts in just a couple of weeks, which means another season of Girls on the Run. For this February's Celebrating Volunteers we meet a woman who helps area girls maintain healthy habits and a positive attitude.For 10 weeks every spring, you can find Morgantown Learning Academy teacher Georgette Taylor here in the gym after her last class of the...

  • Restaurant Road TripMore>>

  • Restaurant Road Trip: Secret Sandwich Society

    Restaurant Road Trip: Secret Sandwich Society

    Wednesday, November 2 2016 2:13 PM EDT2016-11-02 18:13:52 GMT

    Driving through the historic district in the popular tourist town of Fayetteville, West Virginia, you'll come across an unassuming building that at first glance, looks like a humble family cottage.  Though it may not show its age, the building itself is more than one hundred years old. According to owner, Lewis Rhinehart, the building and its ambiance was the original inspiration for the Secret Sandwich Society. As you saunter down the historic stone steps to the main entra...

    Driving through the historic district in the popular tourist town of Fayetteville, West Virginia, you'll come across an unassuming building that at first glance, looks like a humble family cottage.  Though it may not show its age, the building itself is more than one hundred years old. According to owner, Lewis Rhinehart, the building and its ambiance was the original inspiration for the Secret Sandwich Society. As you saunter down the historic stone steps to the main entra...

  • Restaurant Road Trip: Big Belly Deli

    Restaurant Road Trip: Big Belly Deli

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-05-25 00:49:54 GMT

    This week’s Restaurant Road Trip took to the mountains and ended in Tucker County.

    This week’s Restaurant Road Trip took to the mountains and ended in Tucker County.

  • Restaurant Road Trip: Cantoni's Pizza

    Restaurant Road Trip: Cantoni's Pizza

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-05-17 22:15:50 GMT

    A pizza shop in Fairmont is staying true to its roots.

    A pizza shop in Fairmont is staying true to its roots.

  • Test it TuesdayMore>>

  • Re-Test It Tuesday: Clever Cutter

    Re-Test It Tuesday: Clever Cutter

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 11:39 AM EDT2017-05-23 15:39:10 GMT

    Preparing a meal can be a long and tedious task, but last year, we tried out an "As Seen on TV" product that claimed to cut that time in half! 

    Preparing a meal can be a long and tedious task, but last year, we tried out an "As Seen on TV" product that claimed to cut that time in half! 

  • Re-Test It Tuesday: True Touch

    Re-Test It Tuesday: True Touch

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 11:42 AM EDT2017-05-16 15:42:33 GMT

    For the third installment of Re-Test It Tuesday, we enlisted the help of weekend anchor Melissa Murray and her cat, Owen, to see how the True Touch has held up! 

    For the third installment of Re-Test It Tuesday, we enlisted the help of weekend anchor Melissa Murray and her cat, Owen, to see how the True Touch has held up! 

  • Test It Tuesday: Turbo Scrub 360

    Test It Tuesday: Turbo Scrub 360

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 7:04 AM EDT2017-05-16 11:04:09 GMT

    The Turbo Scrub 360 claims to tackle even the toughest caked-on messes in the shower, including soap scum, calcium, rust, and more!

    The Turbo Scrub 360 claims to tackle even the toughest caked-on messes in the shower, including soap scum, calcium, rust, and more!

  • 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: Wayne Worth Part II

    Finding A Family: Wayne Worth Part II

    Friday, May 19 2017 9:14 PM EDT2017-05-20 01:14:37 GMT

    May is Foster Care Awareness Month.  WBOY introduced you to Wayne Worth, a young man from Connecticut who was adopted nearly 30 years ago by a family here in West Virginia.  This evening, we learn about Wayne's childhood in the mountain state and how adoption shaped him as an adult.  "Adoption is amazing, especially to the adopted child, because you're wanted," Wayne Worth.  Wayne's adoptive father Jud, a social worker, was only in his 20's when...

    May is Foster Care Awareness Month.  WBOY introduced you to Wayne Worth, a young man from Connecticut who was adopted nearly 30 years ago by a family here in West Virginia.  This evening, we learn about Wayne's childhood in the mountain state and how adoption shaped him as an adult.  "Adoption is amazing, especially to the adopted child, because you're wanted," Wayne Worth.  Wayne's adoptive father Jud, a social worker, was only in his 20's when...

  • Finding a Family: Wayne Worth

    Finding a Family: Wayne Worth

    Friday, May 19 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-05-19 17:39:36 GMT

    May marks National Foster Care Awareness month. For this week's Finding a Family, we learn more about a young professional and his journey to West Virginia through foster care and adoption.  Meet Wayne Worth.  "West Virginia will always be home because home is where you are loved," said Wayne Worth. Wayne Worth's story starts not in the mountaineer state, but rather in Manchester, Connecticut.  "My biological father, when I was 6 months old...

    May marks National Foster Care Awareness month. For this week's Finding a Family, we learn more about a young professional and his journey to West Virginia through foster care and adoption.  Meet Wayne Worth.  "West Virginia will always be home because home is where you are loved," said Wayne Worth. Wayne Worth's story starts not in the mountaineer state, but rather in Manchester, Connecticut.  "My biological father, when I was 6 months old...

  • Finding a Family: Mary Claire's Story

    Friday, May 12 2017 12:59 PM EDT2017-05-12 16:59:54 GMT

    Mother's Day is Sunday.  WBOY talked with a mother in Harrison County who was the given the unexpected chance to grow her family.  Meet the Howe family.  "We all just fell in love with her,:said adoptive mother Valerie Howe.  "It was love at first sight. The first day we had her we were just in awe of her." For Valerie Howe and her husband Martin, they were content with their two children...13-year-old Jackson and 11-year-old Martina.&...

    Mother's Day is Sunday.  WBOY talked with a mother in Harrison County who was the given the unexpected chance to grow her family.  Meet the Howe family.  "We all just fell in love with her,:said adoptive mother Valerie Howe.  "It was love at first sight. The first day we had her we were just in awe of her." For Valerie Howe and her husband Martin, they were content with their two children...13-year-old Jackson and 11-year-old Martina.&...

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