Misinformation on Morgantown crime attributing to the city’s negative image

10 Feb

The city of Morgantown’s Neighborhood Coordinating Council met on Monday night to discuss local issues and suggest ways of improvement. The council, comprised of the leaders of nine Morgantown neighborhood associations and one business association, bring to light the issues and new initiatives happening in the neighborhoods and relay new information back to their residents. […]

When neighbors get together

10 Feb

By Austin Rempel   Yesterday I attended the Neighborhood Coordinating Council, what I’ll call the NCC. It was “well” attended, with nine neighborhood representatives, the city manager and a representative of the police department. The basic function of the NCC is to provide a place for neighborhood leaders to bring concerns, complaints and questions to […]

Morgantown Crime

10 Feb

Crime was the main topic of discussion at last night’s Neighborhood Coordinating Council meeting. Officer Robert Balderson shared the statistics from the Morgantown Police Department, which included 3654 total calls and 91 arrests for the month of January.  The Police Department received 24 calls for arson, 1 for kidnapping, 13 for drugs, and 15 for […]

Neighborhood Coordinating Council Meeting “Culture Change”

10 Feb

Yesterday there was a meeting being held for the neighborhood council. In this meeting, several topics were covered but the topic that caught my eye was the amount of violence that has transpired within Morgantown in the least several months since I just wrote a piece on this matter. I wrote my first article of […]

Neighborhood Coordinating Council

10 Feb

This past Monday, the Neighborhood Coordinating Council held their monthly meeting to discuss neighborhood issues, with crime being the main focus. Officer Balderson, a representative of the Morgantown Police Department, spoke to the council about the latest data and statistics, as well as measures that the police department is taking. Officer Balderson addressed the concern […]

Neighborhood Coordinating Council

10 Feb

By Joel Jarvis Very often, various neighborhoods in small towns or cities have trouble communicating and getting in touch to discuss issues involving the betterment of their area.  Fortunately, Morgantown has such a group, called the Neighborhood Coordinating Council that convenes the second Monday of every month. “This is a chance for the neighborhood associations […]

Neighborhood Coordinating Council Meeting

10 Feb

Last night (Feb. 9th) I attended a Neighborhood Coordinating Council meeting. Representatives for every neighborhood in Morgantown were in attendance. The agenda had two general topics, crime and complaints. A representative for the Morgantown Police Department attended and discussed the crime rate in Morgantown. As a whole, it has continued to decline. He also addressed […]

Faculty Senate discusses WVU’s Image in Latest Meeting

10 Feb

by Joseph Lipovich- MORGANTOWN, W.Va.–The Faculty Senate meeting on Feb. 9th 2015 covered many areas that are important to WVU. However, none may be as important as the social and student life issues which face WVU today. Highlights of Monday’s meeting include the discussion of greek life. President E. Gordon Gee mentioned in his initial […]

WVU Greek Life: Is it time to make some changes?

10 Feb

MORGANTOWN, W. Va – The West Virginia University (WVU) Faculty Senate met up together on February 9th at the Erickson Alumni Center to discuss how they can improve our students academic experience. This month’s meeting addressed a great variety of important ideas and plans that brought to attention the most newsworthy concern that’s leaving many […]

City Council moves to appeal court decision on truck ordinance

10 Feb

Anyone in Morgantown, W.Va., can see the tension caused by the growing influx of industrial trucks downtown. Councilors discussed this issue, among others, at the City Council meeting on Feb. 3. These large commercial trucks,which pass through and cause issues without contributing anything to Morgantown’s economy, cause pollution, road damage, traffic congestion and noise in […]