kpanek on February 15th, 2012

The Alumni of Shinnston High School (1910 – 1978) gather for a Homecoming every 4 years and 2012 is The Year! The schedule of activities has been announced.

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kpanek on January 23rd, 2012

Reminiscing about growing up in West Virginia and how the love of a State becomes a part of a person, not just a geographic place. It is HOME.

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kpanek on January 16th, 2012

Guests at the Gillum House are invited to celebrate the 100th birthday of the house with a 3rd night rate of $19.12.

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kpanek on December 31st, 2011

2011 was a year of upgrades for the Gillum House Bed & Breakfast, Shinnston Plumbing,and for the City of Shinnston.

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kpanek on November 12th, 2011

Shinnston honors GOD and Country. The 2011 Veterans Day Parade honored Shinnston natives Vic Andrick, Jackson Anderson, David Feathers, and posthumously, Cpl Samuel Murray. Thank you for your Service to keep us FREE.

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kpanek on October 31st, 2011

There are still pretty leaves to be seen for the last time in 2011, but this is the last chance most likely.

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kpanek on October 15th, 2011

Leaf-peeping on US Rte 250 in West Virginia is wonderfully scenic.

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kpanek on October 7th, 2011

Mr Z does a podcast interview with John & Kathleen Panek about Bikes, Bed, and Breakfast

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kpanek on September 1st, 2011

September 1, 2011: That is what Ed Youngblood titled his News & Views entry of 8/24/2011 – Bikes, Bed, and Breakfast. He starts the entry with this:  “In 1952, Jonas Salk developed a vaccine that contributed eventually to 99 percent immunity to the polio virus, which had been the cause of the most dreaded childhood […]

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kpanek on August 31st, 2011

August 31, 2011: As September stands poised and August says goodbye for another year, the nights are getting cooler. My favorite season is coming. The color season will soon be upon us. Our daytrip routings for scenic drives or motorcycle rides are beautiful in any season as this photo from the top of the ridges […]

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kpanek on August 23rd, 2011

The Gillum house Bed & Breakfast now has two wineries on the Covered Bridges and Wine Package Tour.

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kpanek on August 9th, 2011

Motorcycle riders come to Gillum House for routings to get the best motorcycle riding tailored to what they want in a ride.

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kpanek on August 2nd, 2011

August 2, 2011: Sunday ended MountainFest 2011. It was a great festival with something for everyone. Ted Nugent, Montgomery Gentry, helicopter rides, daredevil exhibitions, food…. And the piece de resistance – the Vintage Motorcycle Show. This year the Vintage Show had the entire building – wide aisles, larger and better displays, and MORE BIKES!!! Classic-Cycle-Art […]

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kpanek on July 26th, 2011

MountainFest 2011 in Morgantown July 28-31, 2011. See Classic-Cycle-Art at the Vintage Motorcycle Show.

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kpanek on July 18th, 2011

Everyone wants to be in Shinnston August 6, 2011 for the Citywide Yard Sale!

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