Tag archive for ‘John Manchester’
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Public invited to learn about drinking water protection

West Virginia Rivers Coalition, the cities of Lewisburg and Alderson, and 10 local partners will host two free public forums on how citizens can get involved in drinking water protection: Apr. 30, 1-3 p.m., at Alderson’s More...

Case Hall, 12-year-old Eastern Greenbrier Middle School student, shown with his parents Cheri and Chris Hall, together with Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester (left), at City Hall, upon receiving a plaque to commemorate his award-winning essay titled “If I Were Mayor.” Case is one of three contest winners in the state this year. “This is the first time a Lewisburg student has been so honored in this annual essay contest promoted by the West Virginia Municipal League,” said Manchester. “Putting on paper the idea of what you would do as mayor is the challenge proposed by the essay contest, established to inspire a new generation to learn about good government.” (Peggy Mackenzie photo)
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 21st, 2016

Local student essay contest winner

Case Hall, 12-year-old Eastern Greenbrier Middle School student, shown with his parents Cheri and Chris Hall, together with Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester (left), at City Hall, upon receiving a plaque to commemorate More...

Casielle Donahue, a 17-year-old senior at GEHS, has been selected to transform the piano at City Hall into an outdoor community art piece. The project is sponsored by the Lewisburg Cultural Arts Roundtable, the Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation and Lewisburg City Hall, and will be unveiled at the Chocolate Festival in April. (Peggy Mackenzie photo)
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 21st, 2016

Mystery piano gets a facelift

Casielle Donahue, a 17-year-old senior at GEHS, has been selected to transform the piano at City Hall into an outdoor community art piece. The project is sponsored by the Lewisburg Cultural Arts Roundtable, the More...

Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester signed a proclamation Feb. 29 recognizing the upcoming Celebrate Osteopathic Medicine (COM) Week in the community. This year, WVSOM lectures will focus on the “mind” portion of Mind, Body, Spirit. COM Week will take place Mar. 7-11. Pictured: Ethan Stephens, OMS I and Class of 2019 president (left); Rutmann Desauguste, OMS I; John Apgar, OMS I and Class of 2019 treasurer; Amanda Ly, OMS II and SGA secretary; Shaun Carpenter, OMS II and Class of 2018 president; Amy Goetz, WVSOM director of marketing and public relations; Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester; WVSOM President Dr. Michael Adelman; Marilea Butcher, WVSOM associate vice president of administrative affairs; Dr. Robert Foster, WVSOM associate dean for osteopathic medical education; Marina Ragheb, OMS II and SGA historian; Harsha Kannan, OMS II and SGA president; Ahmed Hassabelnaby, OMS II and SGA treasurer; Alyssa Beda, OMS II and SGA vice president; and Renee Marchegiani, OMS II and SGA TOUCH coordinator. (Photo courtesy Pat Bauserman-WVSOM)
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Manchester proclaims COM Week

Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester signed a proclamation Feb. 29 recognizing the upcoming Celebrate Osteopathic Medicine (COM) Week in the community. This year, WVSOM lectures will focus on the “mind” portion of More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 29th, 2016

WVSOM will celebrate ‘mind’ during COM Week

The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) will focus on the “mind” portion of Mind, Body, Spirit, during the school’s annual Celebrate Osteopathic Medicine (COM) Week. The week’s events, which More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, February 19th, 2016

Lewisburg passes second attempt in seeking Home Rule status

By Peggy Mackenzie The public hearing and second (and final) reading of Lewisburg’s second attempt to apply for Home Rule was approved unanimously by council at the Tuesday night monthly council meeting. Home More...

A capacity crowd of nearly 400 filled the Roland P. Sharp Alumni Building at WVSOM Monday night to attend the public hearing and second reading of Lewisburg’s Nondiscrimination Ordinance 254 which passed unanimously after five hours of impassioned debate.
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Non-discrimination ordinance passes before overflow crowd ‘There’s no shortage of passion in this room,’ said Mayor Manchester

A capacity crowd of nearly 400 filled the Roland P. Sharp Alumni Building at WVSOM Monday night to attend the public hearing and second reading of Lewisburg’s Nondiscrimination Ordinance 254 which passed unanimously More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Fiery presentations warm hearts of cold marchers on MLK Day

By Sarah Mansheim Frigid temperatures did not stop marchers from gathering in downtown Lewisburg to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. The crowd was a bit thinner than usual, thanks to the cold, but around More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Lewisburg council continues litigation review regarding nondiscrimination ordinance

By Peggy Mackenzie Lewisburg’s city council meeting Tuesday evening was a continuation of the Friday, Jan. 15, 8 a.m. emergency meeting regarding litigation issues surrounding Ordinance 254 Non Discrimination. More...

Lewisburg was recognized as  an “Amazing City” at the West Virginia Municipal League Winter Conference for their progressive governing to ensure equality and fair housing. John Manchester of Lewisburg (left), James C. Hunt, Amazing Cities founder/CEO, Serafino Nolletti of Logan and Steve Williams of Huntington received the 2015 West Virginia Amazing Cities awards at the West Virginia Municipal League Mid-Winter Meeting in Charleston on Monday.
By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Lewisburg honored as ‘Amazing City’

Lewisburg was recognized as an “Amazing City” at the West Virginia Municipal League Winter Conference for their progressive governing to ensure equality and fair housing. John Manchester of Lewisburg (left), More...