Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

The house fire on Second Avenue Monday evening changed this week’s Mayor’s Corner. Fire danger should remind all of us of the importance of taking all precautions against the threat of a house fire....

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Jalaluddin Rumi is credited with saying: “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wiser, so I am changing myself.” I am not familiar with this person beyond this...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Last Thursday, I had the good pleasure of attending the 23rd Annual Eighth Grade Business Luncheon, which was held at the Mountain Lodge Conference Center at Snowshoe. The original idea for this program was...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

FYI - Town of Marlinton The Town continues to pay the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) $2,500 per month toward the settlement of Consent Order #8455. When you think about the upgrades and/or additions to...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

by Sam Felton This week, I take a departure from town business to bring attention to community business. You will see in this week’s paper a Proclamation for March 2017. “March for Meals Month” is intended...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Last week, the topic was “Clean-up as Beautification.” This week, I want to consider how small projects can make a big difference when a community works together. Let’s say you have vacant lots or vacant commercial...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Get ready. Get ready. Get ready. Clean-Up as Beautification The groundhog saw his shadow. Just six more weeks until spring – and that has me thinking about spring clean-up. Eyesores in any community are a little...