— Bulldogs’ standout student athlete earns AARP/MetroNews statewide honor Trey Henry of Martinsburg High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 24. A senior, Trey is a 3.0 g.p.a. Honor Roll student. He is a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Eastern Panhandle Young Life program. Trey is the son of Brandy Forsyth of Martinsburg. A team captain for Coach Dave Walker’s defending Class AAA WVSSAC State …

— Red Riders’ two sport standout earns AARP/MetroNews statewide honor Mason Rice of Weir High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 17. A senior, Mason is a 4.0 g.p.a. AP Honors student. He is a member of National Honor Society and a 2017 Ohio Valley Athletic Conference All-Conference Academic Team honoree. Mason is the son of Tommy and Barbara Rice of Weirton. A team captain for Coach Tony …

— “Quick Action” Community Projects in Hinton & the Greater Kanawha Valley make communities more livable AARP West Virginia has announced two state winners for the AARP Community Challenge, aiming to create change and improve quality of life at the community-level. Nationally, 89 recipients of AARP Community Challenge grants received $780,000 to support projects that make communities livable for people of all ages. Each project was partially or fully funded through the AARP Community Challenge grant and is set to be …

— Taking care of a loved one isn’t always a walk in the park. Family caregiving means juggling a lot of kinds of help—personal, financial, medical, and more. Now you can talk to others dealing with the same issues. Register today to ask questions and learn about the issues important to you. What You Need to Know About Medicare and Social Security When Caring for a Loved One Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 7:00-7:30 pm ET Learn Medicare basics such as eligibility, enrollment and what’s …

— Eagles’ two sport standout earns AARP/MetroNews statewide honor Sophie Banko of Robert C. Byrd High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 10. A junior, Sophie is a 4.0 g.p.a. AP Honors student. She is a member of Student Council, a Promise Scholarship qualifier, and serves as an Eagle Mentor. Sophie is the daughter of Andrew and Jennifer Banko of Clarksburg. Sophie is a two-time State Champion member …

— Join Marco as he talks about his mother and caregiving in the Latino community Join television personality, public speaker, and activist Marco Antonio Regil for a special Caregiving Q&A on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 8:00 pm ET, as he shares his experience and answers questions about caring for a loved one. When Marco was just 18, his mother suffered injuries in a car accident that left her bedridden for a year. As he took care of her, she became …

— Cougars’ three sport standout earns AARP/MetroNews statewide honor Cory Fazalare of Lincoln High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 3. A senior, Cory is a 4.25 g.p.a. AP Honors student. He serves as Lincoln High Student Body Vice President, Key Club President, and is a member of DECA and FBLA. Cory is the son of Gary and Amie Fazalare of Shinnston. A starting tight end for Coach …

— Know a good kid? A high school junior or senior who excels in athletics, academics and community service? AARP West Virginia is calling for nominations for the AARP Scholar Athlete of the Week. The program will recognize 14 students during football season this year on West Virginia MetroNews. Nominees must have at least a 3.0 GPA at a public or private school, excel in an athletic program and be active in community service. To nominate a deserving student, go to …

— Falcons’ two sport student athlete earns first AARP/MetroNews statewide honor of 2017 Wyatt Yates of Frankfort High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia / MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of August 27. A senior, Wyatt is a 4.2 g.p.a. AP Honors student. He is a member of National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta National Math Honor Society, and is the son of Robert and Kristi Yates of Fort Ashby. Wyatt is a three-year …

— Join us for free webinars and connect with top employers looking to hire experienced workers You have valuable experience. So why not connect with the hiring employers who value experienced workers like you? Sign up today for the LIVE Online Career Fair on Thursday, September 14 at 6:00 pm ET, and get ready to reintroduce yourself to new employers and refresh your job skills. This nationwide online event helps you do things like:  Click on the Interactive Online Career Fair Map …