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DHS, WCMH to explore affiliation

WEBSTER SPRINGS — Webster County Memorial Hospital and Davis Health System have announced their intent to explore an affiliation arrangement to further align operational and strategic healthcare capabilities. “The Board feels strongly that local healthcare must be available in our ...

Gerald O'Loughlin

O’Loughlin presented with Outstanding Preceptor Award

Dr. Gerard O’Loughlin, a family practice provider with the Physicians of St. Joseph’s, was presented with the Outstanding Preceptor Award by the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. The award goes to a physician who exhibits professionalism and demonstrates excellence in teaching ...

The HomeOwnership Center, located at 2276 Randolph Ave. in Elkins, celebrated National Home Ownership Month in June.

HomeOwnership Center celebrates National Home Ownership Month

ELKINS — Throughout June, the HomeOwnership Center Inc. celebrated National Home Ownership month, and this year’s theme that, “Everyone Deserves a Place to Call Home.” Potential home buyers benefited from the organization offering its Home Buyer Education workshop at half price, and ...

DMC to host health event just for men

ELKINS — Davis Medical Center will host a Men’s Health event June 14 at the Phil Gainer Community Center in Elkins. This free event will provide valuable health screenings and a better understanding of key issues specific to men’s health. “June is Men’s Health Month and a perfect ...

New investment will improve connectivity for 134K households

CHARLESTON — Frontier Communications is making enhanced broadband service available to previously unserved residents throughout West Virginia. Elena Kilpatrick, Frontier senior vice president of operations, has announced that connected communities in 35 counties now may access increased ...

Local organizations unveil new home plans available

ELKINS — Representatives from the HomeOwnership Center Inc. and Highland Community Builders hosted an event Thursday evening to unveil a range of new home designs available at the Highland Meadows neighborhood in Elkins. Realtors, contractors and current Highland Meadows homeowners have ...

IBEX announces new client, pay hike

ELKINS — IBEX Global in Elkins announced this week they are hiring for a new client that has been secured for their location. The new client, Frontier Communications, was announced to the site in early April. Management at the center also announced an increase in the hourly pay rate to $15 ...

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Ware takes on role at local WIC office

The Elkins-Randolph WIC office recently announced the hiring of Certified Lactation Counselor Debbie Ware. Ware received her CLC certificate in May 2015 through the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice and has counseled countless women in their efforts to have a happy and successful ...

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Boram joins Dr. Snuffer’s office

WESTON — Physician assistant Elizabeth Boram has joined Weston Family Medical Care, the practice of Dr. Rob Snuffer, in Weston. She is originally from northeast Pennsylvania and received both her undergraduate and Physician Assistant Master’s degree from Lock Haven University in ...

Bistro

Market Bistro Open for Business

The Market Bistro, located at 18 N. Kanawha St. in Buckhannon, recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new business. The eatery offers a relaxing dining experience, from homestyle breakfasts to hearty lunches and dinners. Locally grown ingredients, unique ...

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Main Street Job Fair

Vanessa Davis, general manager of Henry G’s Cafe, right, speaks with Samantha Helman about the benefits of a position at Henry G’s during a job fair organized by Elkins Main Street at the Seneca Mall on Monday afternoon.

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Dollar General Re-Opens

Elkins Mayor Van Broughton, center, and Elkins Main Street Executive Director Karen Carper, right, purchase items from Dollar General Store lead key holder and cashier Daniel Tenney Friday night during March’s Main Street First Friday event. The Dollar General Store, located on Third Street ...

Matthew Maynard welcomed by DMC

ELKINS — Davis Medical Center welcomes Matthew Maynard, PA-C to the caregiving team of the DMC Pain Management Center. Maynard, an Elkins native, recently completed his Master of Science in physician assistant studies at Alderson Broaddus University. He received his undergraduate degree in ...

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Chelsey Jones joins Orion Strategies

BUCKHANNON — Orion Strategies welcomes Chelsey Jones to its staff after her tenure as executive director of Elkins Randolph Chamber of Commerce where she significantly increased membership participation in that organization. Prior to her experience there, she served as recruiting manager for ...

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Rotary Social Night

Members of the Buckhannon Rotary Club gather Tuesday evening for a social night. The event, the second the group has conducted, took place at the 88 Restaurant & Lounge. More than 20 Rotarians were in attendance.

Patrick Morrisey announces deal

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced the state’s involvement in a $591 million settlement with Western Union Company, resolving a multistate investigation into consumer usage of the wire transfer service to send money in a wide variety of third-party scams. ...

Two days left to enroll for ACA

Tuesday is the final deadline to enroll in coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. It’s still the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act but with just two days left, the clock is ticking. West Virginians should act now to make sure they have time to shop, consider their ...

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Warriors in the Field Donations

For every mattress set sold in the month of January, the new America’s Mattress store at 237 S. Kanawha St. in Buckhannon will donate a portion of proceeds to the local veterans group Warriors in the Field. The nonprofit organization coordinates hunting trips for veterans of any age with ...

WVU Cancer Institute gets new director

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Dr. Richard Goldberg, a gastrointestinal cancer expert, has been named the new director of the WVU Cancer Institute. Goldberg comes from Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center, where he is the Klotz Family Professor of Cancer Research, physician-in-chief of the ...

Carl Nichols

DHS executive earns top honor

ELKINS — Carl Nichols, MBA, FACHE, vice president of Professional Services for Davis Health System (DHS) recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders. “The healthcare management field ...