Craig Schlottmann, back row center left, president of the Cresaptown Eagles, presents a certificate to Bill Craig, commandant of Mountainside Marines 1071 at the Cresaptown Eagles club on Tuesday during a reception held in honor of U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. William S. “Bull” Evans. Also shown, from left front, are Tommy Barton, Cresaptown Eagles; Ray Cook, Mountainside Marines; Lenny Emerick Jr., vice commandant, Mountainside Marines; and Paul Lease, Mountainside Marines. Back row, Ernie Lowery, Mountainside Marines; Schlottmann; Craig; Paul Lapp Sr., vice commandant, Mountainside Marines; and Jeff Robinette, Mountainside Marines. Evans, a Cresaptown native, was a decorated World War II and Korean War veteran. A section of U.S. Route 220 has been dedicated to the military hero.
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House votes to boost child tax credit for some
More families with higher incomes could claim the popular child tax credit under a bill that won approval Friday in the House. But in a dispute that divides Republicans and Democrats, millions of the poorest low-income families would still lose the credit in 2018, when enhancements championed by President Barack Obama are set to expire.
County to develop plan to revitalize Greene Street
Driving Greene Street takes courage and caution; it’s not a drive for the faint of heart. The street is full of potholes, narrow passages and damaged pavement, especially at the underpass where your car’s suspension will get a workout.
Joe Manchin sued by brother over loan
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is being sued by one of his brothers, who says the West Virginia Democrat and another brother never repaid a $1.7 million loan intended to keep the family’s carpet business afloat.
Jenkins appointed director of W.Va. Natural Resources Police
The new leader of natural resources law enforcement in West Virginia is a native of Hardy County, a graduate of Mathias High School and a field officer for 10 years in Mineral County.
Airport Authority turns attention to media relations
The Potomac Highlands Airport Authority discussed its stance on responding to the media during Thursday’s meeting.
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