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2023 West Virginia Coal Festival Underway

Source: Coal Valley News MADISON — The 29th annual West Virginia Coal Festival kicked off Tuesday. Madison Mayor and first-year West Virginia Coal Festival Inc. President Buddy Hudson said he anticipates a successful community event. “This will be my first year as the president, so I’m hoping I can do it justice as everybody has […]

‘If that wouldn’t heal your soul, nothing would:’ Cape Breton’s Davis Day recognizes coal mining legacy

Evelyn McLeod, granddaughter of Bill Davis, a New Waterford miner shot down by police firing at protesters in 1925, lays a wreath with her grand nephews Parker, 5, second left, and Lucas, 7, right, at the Davis Day ceremony in Sydney Mines Sunday. At left is Hughie MacArthur, a retired United Mine Workers of America […]

Associate Membership Spotlight

Penny Whoolery   Penny Whoolery is the wife of late Local Union 1980 member and International Organizer Marlon Whoolery. Penny has been a key member in orchestrating the annual Robena Memorial and is always found behind the scenes helping at the District 2 Pensioner Picnics any way she can. “I always say, and I will […]

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