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Former Wheeling Jesuit Student Figaniak’s Parents File Number of Lawsuits

August 28, 2015 WHEELING — The parents of a Wheeling Jesuit University student who suffered fatal injuries in a fight with two other men while walking back to campus in 2013 have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in... more »»


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Former Wheeling Jesuit Student Figaniak’s Parents File Number of Lawsuits

August 28, 2015 WHEELING — The parents of a Wheeling Jesuit University student who suffered fatal injuries in a fight with two other men while walking back to campus in 2013 have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in... more »»

Kill Order Put on Deer on Belmont County

August 28, 2015 STEWARTSVILLE — History is on course to repeat itself in the Ohio Valley, as the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has ordered that a tame deer in Stewartsville be kille. more »»

Ohio River Algae Advisory Resurfaces

August 28, 2015 WHEELING — The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department is again cautioning boaters and swimmers about activities on the Ohio River after more blue-green algae blooms were found on the river Wednesda. more »»

Construction Workers Want Local Gas Jobs

August 28, 2015 WHEELING — Last year, with natural gas selling around $1. more »»

Parkersburg Priest Asks to Wear Garment While Substitute Teaching

August 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Roman Catholic priest recently hired as a substitute teacher for Wood County Schools has requested permission to wear his religious habit while in the classroom. The Rev. more »»



August 28, 2015 Mary Ellen Gary Schraml, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015. Mary was born November 7, 1937, in Wheeling, WV, to John and Jane Gary, Jr. Mary graduated from Triadelphia High . more »»


August 28, 2015 Clarence Frazee, 87, formerly of Weirton, died Wednesday, August 26. Funeral services will be celebrated on Monday at 11:30 a.m at Greco- Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton WV. more »»


August 28, 2015 Beatrice Iva Highwart, 83, of Warwood, WV, died Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital, Wheeling, W. more »»


August 28, 2015 Paula Jo Riggenbach, 58, of Sardis, OH, died Tuesday. Visitation today, 4-8 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, Sardis, with services, Saturday at 11a.m. more »»


August 28, 2015 James Noel Reardon, 74 of Tiltonsville, died August 1, 2015 at his home. Borkoski Funeral Home assisted the family with the private arrangements. more »»


Ohio County Authorities Talk on School Bus Laws

August 28, 2015 Wheeling police and Ohio County Schools authorities are sending a simple message to motorists who fail to obey school bus flashing lights: Don’t do it. more »»

Marshall County Students Return To Updated Schools

August 28, 2015 Marshall County students returned to class Thursday, experiencing several new features and programs throughout the da. more »»

Grisell Center For Arts Set to Open in Moundsville

August 28, 2015 Local art enthusiasts are working to utilize a facility given to the Strand Theater Preservation society many years ago. more »»

Bellaire Officials to Reimburse Owners for Span of Night Towings

August 28, 2015 Bellaire officials admitted Thursday night the recent nighttime towings of trucks and box trailers believed to be parked illegally in the village was wrong, and owners of the vehicles now may be... more »»

Judge to Rule on Hooverson Heights Fire Department Complicity

August 28, 2015 First Judicial Circuit Court Judge James Mazzone will rule on whether the Hooverson Heights Fire Department may be sued in connection with the 2013 natural gas explosion that killed 13-year-old... more »»


Guard Against Internet Perils

August 28, 2015 West Virginia residents who shook their heads in disgust at the arrest of Jared Fogle on charges of, among other things, possession of child pornography, may be surprised to learn that right here... more »»

Youthful Bullying Has Many Victims

August 28, 2015 The enormous harm bullying can do to the children who are targets is bad enough. But the “collateral damage” can be much, much wors. more »»

Watching Over The Children

August 28, 2015 Someone has to look out for the health and safety of children. When their parents or guardians fail in that, the rest of us have a special responsibility to do so. more »»

Failing to Protect Young Immigrants

August 28, 2015 Arodolo Roberto Castillo-Serrano should be sent to a U.S. prison for a long, long time. more »»

Encouraging Public Input

August 27, 2015 Why on earth do parents and other members of the public who want to address the Ohio County Board of Education have to be heard either first or last during meetings? Only because those seem to be... more »»

Local Columns

An Addict For Every Classroom?

August 23, 2015 Perhaps a heroin addict beside them in geography class would be a good thing for middle school students in West Virginia. more »»

Recognizing Those Who Do Well Without College

August 23, 2015 Many high schools base their success on student ACT and SAT test scores, the percentage of students who have been accepted to college, and the number of scholarships that have been awarded. more »»

Board Members Pleased With John Marshall High School Work

August 23, 2015 “I really want (the building) to pop out like you’ve never seen it. I’m hoping we can do something out of the ordinary. more »»

It’s Time for Nation to Repay Debt to W.Va.

August 23, 2015 John Kennedy, in his inaugural address, said that America would “pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, or oppose any foe, to assure the survival and the success of... more »»

Tapping W.Va. Common Sense

August 22, 2015 There’s a lot of good, old-fashioned common sense to be found in the West Virginia hills. Sen. more »»


Steubenville Crushes Cleveland JFK

August 28, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The opener of Thursday’s Weirton Medical Center All About Women Kickoff Night quickly became all about Steubenville. more »»

Toronto Finally Gets By Wellsville

August 28, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — It didn’t matter if it was Wellsville, Western Reserve or the Pittsburgh Steelers, Toronto had its sights on doing something it hadn’t achieved since 2002. more »»

History Tonight in Wheeling

August 28, 2015 WHEELING — The overcast sky did nothing to dampen the spirits of the Wheeling Central football team as it practiced on Bishop Schmitt Field at Wheeling Jesuit University on Thursday afternoo. more »»

Cole Wins 15th As Pirates Top Marlins

August 28, 2015 MIAMI — Gerrit Cole snapped the longest winless drought of his career, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Thursday night. more »»

Bridgeport Beats Bellaire St. John for First Volleyball Victory

August 28, 2015 BELLAIRE — A young team always needs to find something to hang its hat on. Bridgeport’s volleyball team may have found it Thursday night. more »»

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