How we perceive and treat people with substance-use disorder has a direct impact on access to treatment and long-term recovery for this community. The language we use to identify this disease is crucial in addressing solutions for people experiencing it.
Gifted students, especially in West Virginia, are frequently underserved by their school systems, and that even those with an IEP (Individualized Education Program) do not get the intellectual stimulation and social support they need.
On November 8, 2016, Donald J. Trump was elected 45th President of the United States, and on November 9, a group of media students and innovators at West Virginia University (WVU) knew what their newest project needed to entail—a truthful outlet from which Appalachia could be heard.
The Shepherdstown School of Music formally opened in the summer of 2013 with a Rock and Jazz Jam Camp, which boasted around 15 kids—teaching basic elements of Rock and Jazz performance, as well as improvisation.
Sophie Scudieri was a toddler when her parents would find her prancing around the house with guitar in hand, singing about giraffes and learning the frustration of the occasional broken string. About 12 years later, Sophie is composing, playing, and singing with her father, Scooter, in their band Flowers and Birds.
Martinsburg Farmers Market Manager James Hersick is an advocate for all local markets, and he believes the intention behind the Martinsburg endeavor is what makes it unique.
Four Seasons Books opened in downtown Shepherdstown 25 years ago. Owners Mike and Ruth Raubertas felt like Shepherdstown was the ideal location for their business to thrive—a college town with a dedicated community of artisans and writers, close proximity to a metropolis, and a burgeoning populace of families, retirees, professionals, and students dedicated to creating […]
The Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, has expanded its benefits, and will now be accepted at local farmers markets in the Eastern Panhandle.
For local artist Anne Rule-Thompson, owning a gallery has been a long-time aspiration, and Rivers Studio & Gallery (1346 W. Washington St., Harpers Ferry), opening in April, is hers.