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

  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • Restaurant Road TripMore>>

  • Restaurant Road Trip: Little Red Hen Bakery

    Restaurant Road Trip: Little Red Hen Bakery

    Thursday, June 22 2017 10:37 AM EDT2017-06-22 14:37:53 GMT

    A stop on the Restaurant Road Trip took us to a bakery in Fairmont that just opened on Adams Street, but already has customers lining up out the door.  

    This stop on the Restaurant Road Trip took us to a bakery that just opened on Adams Street in Fairmont, but already has customers lining up out the door.  The owner said got her start at the Bridgeport Farmers Market, where her baked goods became in high demand.  "Whether I know them by name, or it's the first time they've walked in, I want everyone to feel like they've just come into my home and feel comfortable and relaxed and hang out and feel like they've jus...
  • Restaurant Road Trip: Lightburn's Family Diner

    Restaurant Road Trip: Lightburn's Family Diner

    Thursday, June 15 2017 11:01 AM EDT2017-06-15 15:01:44 GMT

    Open only this month Lightburn’s Family Diner in Jane Lew is taking casual dining and kicking things up a notch in Lewis County.

    Lightburn’s Family Diner, in Jane Lew, is taking casual dining and kicking things up a notch in Lewis County. Owner Diane Fay-Castro and her husband opened the restaurant this month to bringing a taste of Philadelphia to the area. But the first thing she wants people to feel in the restaurant is a sense of home. “We’re family-oriented, that’s why we wanted to make it colorful and lively. We didn’t want any TVs because that takes away from the famil...
  • Restaurant Road Trip: Ali's Mediterranean Cuisine

    Restaurant Road Trip: Ali's Mediterranean Cuisine

    Thursday, June 8 2017 10:44 AM EDT2017-06-08 14:44:15 GMT

    If you are looking for a new restaurant in the area to expand your culinary experience, WBOY has the place for you.  For this week's stop along the Restaurant Road trip, WBOY visits Harrison County to try out Ali's Mediterranean Cuisine.  "I love our customers," said Ali's Mediterranean Cuisine owner Samira Sader.  "And they keep coming back at least twice a week. They love the food. They love the food so much." For the past 10 ...

    If you are looking for a new restaurant in the area to expand your culinary experience, WBOY has the place for you.  For this week's stop along the Restaurant Road trip, WBOY visits Harrison County to try out Ali's Mediterranean Cuisine.  "I love our customers," said Ali's Mediterranean Cuisine owner Samira Sader.  "And they keep coming back at least twice a week. They love the food. They love the food so much." For the past 10 ...

  • Test it TuesdayMore>>

  • Test It Tuesday: Better Brella

    Test It Tuesday: Better Brella

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 4:04 PM EDT2017-06-20 20:04:43 GMT

    The first day of summer is finally upon us, but that doesn't mean the springtime showers are over, so you better have the right tools! The Better Brella's reverse open-close technology claims to keep you dry, no matter what! 

    The first day of summer is finally upon us, but that doesn't mean the springtime showers are over, so you better have the right tools! The Better Brella's reverse open-close technology claims to keep you dry, no matter what! 

  • Test It Tuesday: Red Copper Mug

    Test It Tuesday: Red Copper Mug

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 3:51 PM EDT2017-06-06 19:51:00 GMT

    For those of us who wake up at 2 a.m., you need coffee to make it through your day, and lots of it! Enter the Red Copper Mug, which claims to keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold. 

    For those of us who wake up at 2 a.m., you need coffee to make it through your day, and lots of it! Enter the Red Copper Mug, which claims to keep hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold. 

  • 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! 

  • 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.&...

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • 3 Injured After Taylor County Ambulance Crashes in Marion County

    3 Injured After Taylor County Ambulance Crashes in Marion County

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:46 AM EDT2017-06-27 14:46:03 GMT

    It happened around 9 a.m. on Route 250 South, near Deerfield Estates, according to Marion County 911 officials.

    It happened around 9 a.m. on Route 250 South, near Deerfield Estates, according to Marion County 911 officials.

  • Walt Disney World Offers Rare Summer Ticket Deal

    Walt Disney World Offers Rare Summer Ticket Deal

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 2:13 PM EDT2017-06-27 18:13:19 GMT

    Calling all Disney fans! Reduced ticket prices are now here for everyone.

    Calling all Disney fans! Reduced ticket prices are now here for everyone.

  • Colasante's Ristorante and Pub in Westover to Reopen in the Coming Weeks

    Colasante's Ristorante and Pub in Westover to Reopen in the Coming Weeks

    Monday, June 26 2017 6:45 PM EDT2017-06-26 22:45:43 GMT

    This past April marked a year since the Colasante's Restaurant in Westover burnt down.  Since then, owners have been in the process of rebuilding and plan on opening within the next few weeks.  

    This past April marked a year since the Colasante's Restaurant in Westover burnt down.  Since then, owners have been in the process of rebuilding and plan on opening within the next few weeks.  They say they are looking forward to opening the doors again and serving the Morgantown community.  "There's a lot of anticipation and we've really appreciated the support from the community and all of our patrons from the last almost 47 years. With that, that's really be...
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