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Wheeling Symphony Orchestra Announces Slate

April 28, 2015 WHEELING — The 2015-16 Wheeling Symphony Orchestra season has been described as “thrilling” by Maestro Andre Raphel, music director of the WSO. more »»


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Wheeling Symphony Orchestra Announces Slate

April 28, 2015 WHEELING — The 2015-16 Wheeling Symphony Orchestra season has been described as “thrilling” by Maestro Andre Raphel, music director of the WSO. more »»

Troops Facing Rioters

April 28, 2015 BALTIMORE — National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early today as a growing area of... more »»

FirstEnergy: Talks Of Sale of Burger Plant Are Premature

April 28, 2015 SHADYSIDE — FirstEnergy Corp. can still generate up to seven megawatts of electricity at the R.. more »»

Ethane Cracker Plant in Belmont County Would Add Pollution to Ohio Valley

April 28, 2015 SHADYSIDE — Air quality permits for proposed ethane cracker projects in Pennsylvania and West Virginia show they will bring carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, ammonia, xylene and benzene, along with... more »»

Two-Year-Old Among Dead in Steubenville House Fire

April 28, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A 2-year-old boy was among two victims of a fatal early Monday fire in the LaBelle section of Steubenville, Fire Chief Carlo Capaldi sai. more »»



April 28, 2015 Former West Virginia State Senator John G. Chernenko, 90, of Wellsburg passed away April 27, 2015. He was born April 28, 1924, the only son of the late John G. Chernenko and Sophia Dzigo Chernenk. more »»


April 28, 2015 Frederick Bryan, 75, of Cadiz died Sunday. Graveside service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cadiz Union Cemetery. Arrangements by Clark- Kirkland. more »»


April 28, 2015 Karen Dowdell, 63, of Piney Fork died Monday. Private service at the convenience of the family at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. more »»


April 28, 2015 Bonnie Ann Heller Cika, 79, of Bentonville passed away on April 18, 2015. She was born on July 20, 1935, in Wheeling, WV. Bonnie attended and graduated from Triadelphia High School in Wheeling. more »»


April 28, 2015 Donald E. “Donnie” Kinkade, 67, of Pine Grove passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2015, at his home. Friends will be received on Tuesday, from 3-8 p.m. at Palmer Funeral Home, Pine Grove, WV. more »»


Steubenville Authorities ID Two Killed in Fire

April 28, 2015 A porch roof collapsed just minutes after two children, ages 5 and 7, jumped from the roof into the arms of City Police officers during a fatal fire early Monday morning at 1331 Wellesley Av. more »»

Happy Trails (Tour) To You

April 28, 2015 A rare “high wheeler” bicycle will be featured at the ninth annual Heritage Trail Tour on May 24 starting from WesBanco Arena. more »»

Follansbee Men Charged With Theft at Ohio Valley Mall

April 28, 2015 Two Follansbee men were arrested Saturday by Belmont County Sheriff’s deputies after they allegedly attempted to enter vehicles in the parking lot at the Ohio Valley Mall. more »»

School Bus Driver Suspended

April 28, 2015 The Ohio County Board of Education suspended one of its bus drivers for three days without pay on Monday. more »»

Ohio County Deputies Make Several Arrests Over Weekend

April 28, 2015 Ohio County deputies made several arrests over the weekend following incidents of alleged malicious wounding, breaking and entering and shoplifting. - At 3 a.m. Sunday, Cpl. more »»


Use Realistic Budget Figures

April 28, 2015 Nearly two-thirds of the members of the Ohio House of Representatives were not serving in those posts in 2009. Perhaps that explains the House’s collective short memory regarding overconfidence. more »»

Obama Plan Would Only Delay Iran

April 28, 2015 British and French leaders in 1938 have been condemned rightly for caving in to German dictator Adolf Hitler’s demands. more »»

Links With Japan Pay Off for W.Va.

April 28, 2015 If West Virginians are to have more of the good manufacturing jobs that helped build our state, including the Ohio Valley, it appears economic development efforts can no longer be targeted at steel... more »»

Downplaying Deaths Of 1.5 Million People

April 28, 2015 For seven years, now, President Barack Obama has annually broken a promise. more »»

Being Open About Money

April 27, 2015 Ohioans have a right to know how government officials are spending their money — and not just at the state and federal levels. more »»

Local Columns

How to Increase Reading Speed, Comprehension

April 26, 2015 What is an appropriate reading rate or speed for your child? To develop an effective reading pace, your child must first understand that all materials are not meant to be read in the same manner,... more »»

Do SWAT Teams Need Blinders?

April 26, 2015 Perhaps we ought to start equipping police SWAT team members with blinders, something like those used on horses to ensure they don’t get “spooked” by something they spot with their peripheral visio. more »»

Genuine Love Is Offered With No Strings Attached

April 26, 2015 As we move into the heart of spring, we are seeing more and more conflicts between police and citizens that they have been charged to protect. more »»

Wrestling Match in the Courtroom and Unspent Money

April 26, 2015 Editor’s note: Reporters are constantly surveying their surroundings, and in doing so often turn up many tidbits of news that don’t make it into the daily newspape. more »»

Marshall Countians Preparing for Boys State in June

April 26, 2015 The American Legion Mountaineer Boys State will be an event of June 7-11 at Jackson’s Mill in Lewis County, with five individuals who are members of Legion posts in Marshall County being involved. more »»


Wheeling Park Bests John Marshall in Baseball

April 28, 2015 Strong defensive play by both teams resulted in a quick game Monday, where a single hit from Wheeling Park made the difference to provide its two run victory over John Marshall, 2-0. more »»

Pathers Softball Beat Jets, 4-2

April 28, 2015 MORRISTOWN — For the second time in four days, Sandra Gardner has gotten the best of Union Local in high school softball action. more »»

Madonna Attempts Comeback, Toronto Holds Strong, 10-7

April 28, 2015 WEIRTON — Veteran Toronto baseball coach, Brian Perkins, doesn’t have to remind his young club that they have to play all seven innings in a high school game because Monday night they experienced i. more »»

Pacquiao Plans for Mayweather’s Defense

April 28, 2015 LOS ANGELES — Manny Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach have spent the past two months trying to solve the biggest puzzle in modern boxing. How does anybody hit Floyd Mayweather Jr. more »»

Tribe Falls To Royals

April 28, 2015 CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Moustakas has done well throughout his career against Corey Kluber. Even so, beating the AL Cy Young Award winner was quite an accomplishment. more »»

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What's All The Skype About?

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