Jake Ostrove, WBOY 12News

Jake Ostrove

WBOY 12News

Glassboro, NJ, United States

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Past articles by Jake:

Road Patrol: Winter Midseason Review

As February approaches, the Division of Highways looked back on the first half of the winter season and discussed some of the achievements and challenges it had seen so far. → Read More

Rep. David McKinley visits Bridgeport to talk to law enforcement officials

West Virginia Republican Congressman David McKinley spent part of his Thursday afternoon in Bridgeport to speak with senior law enforcement officials in Harrison County. → Read More

Bartlett Funeral Home hosts open house to show off new addition

On Sunday, Bartlett Funeral Home hosted residents from Taylor County for an open house. The funeral home and crematorium recently built an addition featuring a new, larger chapel room. → Read More

Harrison County Elks chapter hosts Hoop Shoot

Kids around Harrison County had the chance to show off their skills on the hardwood on Sunday as the local Elks chapter hosted its annual Hoop Shoot at the Bridgeport High School gym. → Read More

Crossfit Morgantown honors late owner with workout

Members of Crossfit Morgantown paid tribute to the gym’s late owner, Jeff Giosi, on Saturday. → Read More

Girl Scout cookie season kicks off with cookie palooza

Girl Scout cookie season is back! → Read More

Mylan Park hosts winter farmers market

Mylan Park hosted its biweekly winter farmers market on Saturday. → Read More

Fairmont utility manager retires after 28 years

After 28 years with the city of Fairmont utility department, utility manager David Sago’s final day was Friday. → Read More

Workforce West Virginia moves to new location

Wednesday was moving day for Workforce West Virginia. The agency moved locations for the first time since 1985, to a new space in Westover on Commerce Drive. → Read More

Restaurant Road Trip: Draft

Right off the Pierpont exit on I-68 is Draft, a sports bar on the outskirts of the college town of Morgantown. → Read More

Morgantown Municipal Airport unveils new terminal artwork

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Wednesday marked the start of the third installment in the “Art at the Airport” series at the Morgantown Municipal Airport. The series was put together through a collaboration of the airport, the city of Morgantown and the Morgantown Art Association. The new exhibit’s title is ‘Destinations’, fitting for the venue. Local artists […] → Read More

Summer concert series coming to Morgantown thanks to grants

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Morgantown could become the premier entertainment destination in summer 2022. The city announced Tuesday that it received $1.8 million in grant money to help create a budget and support the upkeep of the Ruby Hazel McQuain Park’s amphitheater. The grant was donated by the Ruby Hazel McQuain charitable trust and was given […] → Read More

How the winter weather affected West Virginia roads

While road conditions were difficult on Monday morning as snow continued to come down, tow companies were reporting fewer calls than the snowstorm earlier in January. → Read More

The Bow Shop begins youth bow league season

HEPZIBAH, W.Va. — The Bow Shop in Harrison County kicked off its youth bow league on Sunday. Due to the inclement weather, attendance was lighter than usual, but excitement was still palpable throughout the range. About 20 children, ranging from elementary to high school, stepped up with their bows to give their best shot. Of […] → Read More

NCWV Scouts troops compete in Yukon race

The weather at Camp Mountaineer on Saturday morning was fit for the Yukon, which was perfect for what the Scouts had in mind for the day. Troops from Monongalia, Preston, and Marion County came out for the Scouts’ annual Yukon race. → Read More

Morgantown Art Bar celebrates life of Betty White

What was originally going to be a 100th birthday party for Betty White turned into a celebration of life on Saturday. → Read More

Obscure winter Olympic sport gaining popularity in Morgantown

Once a month, the Morgantown Curling Club takes the ice at the Morgantown Ice Arena to teach people the basics of curling. → Read More

Road Patrol: Gravel Run Road

For this week’s Road Patrol, 12 News headed to Wallace in Harrison County for a trip on Gravel Run Road. → Read More

West Virginia state parks gearing up for first day hikes

The new year brings new opportunities for adventures. West Virginia state parks are helping people get out this weekend with annual first day hikes. → Read More

AAA East Central warns against drunk driving

New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest nights to party in the year, but it can quickly become dangerous if someone drinks and drives. → Read More