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Sweet Treats on Broad Street – YMCA of Parkersburg


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Put on your costumes, gather your friends and family, and join us at the YMCA of Parkersburg for a sweet time! Sweet Treats on Broad Street is a family-friendly, Halloween celebration for the entire community! All activities are FREE, but donations are accepted. ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Indoor Trick-Or-Treat (socially distant style with hands-free candy systems) Character… Read More

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Parkersburg Bars New Residential Drug Treatment Centers For A Year

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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia city has approved a moratorium on residential drug treatment facilities. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports the Parkersburg City Council voted 8-1 Tuesday to approve an ordinance that bars new centers until June 30, 2022. The vote came after multiple people spoke to support and oppose the proposal… Read More

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West Virginia Couple Found Dead in House Fire

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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities in West Virginia say two people have died in a house fire. WTAP-TV reports Parkersburg Fire Chief Jason Matthews identified the victims as 84-year-old Raymond Tanner and his 86-year-old wife, Beverly. The couple’s son was able to escape the home after the fire broke out early Monday. The cause of the fire… Read More

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Police: Woman’s Remains Recovered 35 Years After Slaying

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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – Police in West Virginia say they have recovered the remains of a slain woman last seen in 1983. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin announced Monday that authorities located the remains of 21-year-old Leslie Diane Marty last month after her killer, Mark Hanna, revealed that he… Read More