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Petersburg High School’s Lauren Harman Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 09/12/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

Grant County three-sport athlete earns statewide honor   Lauren Harman of Petersburg High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 14. A junior, Lauren is a 4.05 g.p.a. AP Honors student and serves as her class secretary. She is the daughter of Brent and Becky Harman of Lahmansville. Lauren is a three-year starter with the Petersburg varsity soccer team, earning Maryland-West Virginia “All Bi-State” honors as a freshman …

Riverside High School’s Jared Phalen Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 09/5/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

Kanawha County two-sport athlete, strong academic performer earns statewide honor   CHARLESTON – Jared Phalen of Riverside High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 7. A senior, Jared is a 4.82 g.p.a. AP Honors student and a member of Mu Alpha Theta National Math Honor Society. His school activities include Prom Committee, Ski Club and Baseball Diamond Club. He is the son of John and Missy Phalen …

WV PSC Sets October Public Hearings On Proposed First Energy 17 Percent Rate Hike

Posted on 09/4/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

AARP West Virginia is encouraging West Virginians served by Mon Power and Potomac Edison, First Energy Corp.’s operating electric utility providers in the Mountain State, to attend a series of upcoming public hearings, as the Public Service Commission of West Virginia (WV PSC) considers approval of a proposed 17 percent rate hike that will impact approximately 525,000 customers in 40 West Virginia counties. In April, Mon Power and Potomac Edison filed a request with the WV PSC for a $144 …

Lincoln’s Jarrod Kellar named AARP WV Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 08/29/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

Cougars’ two-sports standout is first AARP/MetroNews statewide honoree of 2014   Jarrod Kellar of Lincoln High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of August 31. A senior, Jarrod is a 4.17 g.p.a. AP Honors student and ranked among the Top Ten in his class. He is a National Honor Society member and serves as Key Club president. He is the son of Mike and Missy Kellar of Shinnston. A three-year starting …

AARP WV, MetroNews To Again Recognize Outstanding WV High School Scholar Athletes In 2014

Posted on 08/14/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

AARP West Virginia and the MetroNews Radio Network are again partnering to recognize some of the state’s best and brightest student athletes through the AARP West Virginia Scholar Athlete of the Week program. This statewide honor, presented each week during the Fall Sports season on the popular West Virginia MetroNews High School GameNight program, recognizes West Virginia high school student athletes for outstanding achievement in athletics, the classroom and in communities across the Mountain State. Student athletes in Grades 11 …

Where To Watch: West Virginia’s 2014 Independence Day Fireworks Displays

Posted on 06/30/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

Looking for a spectacular fireworks show to watch among the West Virginia hills this weekend? Celebrate America’s birthday and enjoy the 4th of July holiday with family and friends by taking in one of the many spectacular displays being held in communities across the Mountain State.  Following is a comprehensive list of scheduled fireworks displays for the 2014 Independence Day holiday, compiled from West Virginia media and community websites:   Barbour County July 4:  Philippi – 10 p.m., Barbour County Fairgrounds.   Berkeley County July 4: Martinsburg – 9:30 …