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Former Ormet Aluminum Plant May Become Monroe County Steel Mill

March 2, 2015 HANNIBAL — New steel billets may soon roll out of the former Ormet Corp. aluminum smelter, according to new property owner Eric J. more »»


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Former Ormet Aluminum Plant May Become Monroe County Steel Mill

March 2, 2015 HANNIBAL — New steel billets may soon roll out of the former Ormet Corp. aluminum smelter, according to new property owner Eric J. more »»

Brooke County Murder Case Going To Grand Jury

March 2, 2015 WELLSBURG — Court officials and prosecutors in Brooke County continue working to resolve four active murder cases in the count. more »»

Bill Would Extend Foster Care to Age 21

March 2, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio bill would extend the age that younger residents can get foster care services, while requiring that court-appointed guardians receive a guide developed by the state’s... more »»

Winter Setting Records

March 2, 2015 BOSTON (AP) — After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England is entering March with another round that could push Boston over its 20-year-old snowfall record. more »»

Parents Seeking Vaccine Delays

March 2, 2015 CHICAGO (AP) — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggest. more »»



March 2, 2015 Francis M. Chasko, 71, resident of Wheeling, WV, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at St. Margaret Memorial Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. more »»


March 2, 2015 Conrad M. Criss, 92, of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Friday, February 27, 2015, at Wyngate in Weirton, WV. more »»


March 2, 2015 Robert D. Gibson Sr., 75, of Barnesville, Ohio, passed away Saturday. Visitation 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, Campbell- Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville. Service 1:30 p.m. Thursday. more »»


March 2, 2015 Margaret Smith, 100, of Barnesville died Friday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Kelly Kemp Braido & Patron Funeral Home, Barnesville, where services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday. more »»


March 2, 2015 Robert Travis, 76, of Main Street, Rayland, OH, died Sunday at Wheeling Hospital. Arrangements pending at Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville, OH. more »»


John Marshall Students Help Feed Local Kids in Glen Dale

March 2, 2015 John Marshall High School students are working to feed less fortunate children at a local elementary school. more »»

Maple-Damewood Named New Chamber of Commerce President in Steubenville

March 2, 2015 Tricia Maple-Damewood is passionate when talking about her immediate and long-term goals for the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce. more »»

New ‘East Wheeling Kitty Coalition’ Seeks To Save and Control Stray Cat Population

March 1, 2015 WHEELING — A newly minted organization is providing some much-needed allies for East Wheeling’s stray and feral felines left out in the cold this winter. more »»

Group Hopes to Turn Historic Rail Span Into Park

March 1, 2015 BELLAIRE — Nearly 144 years after the Great Stone Viaduct carried its first train through Bellaire on the way to Benwood, a group of community leaders hope to preserve the unused portion of the... more »»

City Judges Seeking Health Insurance in Wheeling

February 28, 2015 The two private practice lawyers who serve as Wheeling’s part-time municipal judges want to be added to the city’s taxpayer-funded health insurance plan. more »»


Correct State Law Oversights

March 2, 2015 If you are a public school teacher or administrator in West Virginia, there’s an excellent chance you have been told state law requires you to report sexual assaults that occur in school. more »»

Remember Casino Cash Exaggerations

March 2, 2015 Officials in Ohio school districts have wisely ignored the promise of money growing on trees once casinos were allowed in the state. more »»

Stop Letting State Go to the Dogs

March 1, 2015 When a school teacher in West Virginia is laid off, the state’s effort to cushion her fall is limited primarily to unemployment benefits. more »»

Giving Counties Added Flexibility

March 1, 2015 West Virginia’s home rule program has given some cities, including Wheeling, more control over their own affairs. Most participating municipalities have benefited. more »»

Pats on the Back:

March 1, 2015 --To Nicholas Wince of Middlebourne for, as some West Virginia University basketball players put it, motivating them to beat Texas in a game in Morgantown. more »»

Local Columns

It Can Happen In Your Town

March 1, 2015 Visiting Judge Patricia Cosgrove had some excellent advice last week for local residents — except that she should have added a warning. more »»

Stop Sending Americans to Die in Overseas Wars

March 1, 2015 It should tell us something that the one and only thing Democrats and Republicans in Washington can agree on is warmongering. more »»

Cold Dinner; Slippery Slopes; and Battling Sickness

March 1, 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 »»

Local High School Baseball Teams to Play at PNC Park

March 1, 2015 Three Ohio Valley Athletic Conference baseball teams will have the opportunity to play at PNC Park this summer. more »»

Medical Marijuana Bill Won’t Pass

February 28, 2015 West Virginians are among the most compassionate people on earth. That’s why a bill to allow use of marijuana by people with certain health conditions was introduced in the Legislature. more »»


Penguins Win Fourth Straight, Beat Jackets

March 1, 2015 By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh coach Mike Johnston can tell a couple of shifts into a game what version of Evgeni Malkin the Penguins are going to get on a given night. more »»

Jimmie Johnson Pulls Away For Another Atlanta Sprint Cup Win

March 1, 2015 By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer HAMPTON, Ga. more »»

Madonna Bows Out to Clutter, Cameron in Moundsville

March 1, 2015 By TRACY WATSON For The News-Register MOUNDSVILLE — It has been an outstanding for Coach Chad Clutter and his Cameron boys’ basketball team. more »»

Poulter, Casey Share Lead at Rain-Delayed Honda Classic

March 1, 2015 By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Ian Poulter lost command of the Honda Classic with two swings on consecutive tee shots in a wild final hour Sunday. more »»

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