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State Won’t Help With Creek

August 31, 2015 WHEELING — Elm Grove residents concerned about mud and other debris obstructing Wheeling Creek near their homes were told Friday they don’t qualify for state funding to have the creek dredged becaus... more »»


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State Won’t Help With Creek

August 31, 2015 WHEELING — Elm Grove residents concerned about mud and other debris obstructing Wheeling Creek near their homes were told Friday they don’t qualify for state funding to have the creek dredged becaus... more »»

Dominion Pipeline Project Progressing

August 31, 2015 WHEELING — Officials with Dominion Resources continue working to complete the $5 billion, 42-inch diameter, Atlantic Coast Pipeline that will ship natural gas southward from West Virginia to North... more »»

Trump’s Deport Plan Tried in ’30s

August 31, 2015 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. more »»

Sanders Says He’d Flex Military Muscle If Needed

August 31, 2015 WASHINGTON — International rivals would be mistaken to assume he wouldn’t be prepared to use military force if that’s what circumstances required, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders... more »»

The China Syndrome: Doubts Sap Confidence in Markets

August 31, 2015 WASHINGTON — The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China’s economy might be slipping into a decline that could persist for years. more »»



August 31, 2015 Marjorie Ann (Armstrong) Conaway, the daughter of James and Sylvia (Riggle) Armstrong, was born on May 4, 1934 in Washington County, Pennsylvania. more »»


August 31, 2015 Robert “Bob” Warfield, 87, of Bethesda, OH died Saturday. Visitation Tuesday, 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. service at Wilson Funeral Home, Brookside. more »»


August 31, 2015 Mary M. Biery, 57, of Wheeling, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015 in OVMC. Arrangements are in the care of Altmeyer Funeral Homes, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling. more »»

Funerals Today

August 31, 2015 Lucille Aracich — 11 a.m., Reasner Funeral Home, Wellsburg. Clarence Frazee — 11:30 a.m., Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton. Benedict Frohnapfel — 11 a.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. more »»


August 30, 2015 Benedict “Ben” Clement Frohnapfel, 83, of St. more »»



August 31, 2015 Bob’s Lunch began a tradition of homestyle cooking spanning decades in 1947. more »»

Principal: St. John To Remain Open

August 31, 2015 Tom Graham, principal of St. John Central High School in Bellaire, said rumors of the school’s impending closure are untrue. more »»

Chef Plans to Move to New Downtown Location

August 31, 2015 Bookends. That’s how Chef Matt Welsch sees the revitalization of Wheeling going down. more »»


August 30, 2015 WHEELING—Anyone visiting Wheeling over the Labor Day weekend may hear the roar of high-powered speed boat engines on the river, guns blasting at Camp Russel or symphonic music in the hills of... more »»

Machine Shop Donates Labor to Submarine Project

August 30, 2015 WHEELING — A Fulton-based machine shop is helping to bring maritime history to life by donating labor and resources to the restoration of a World War II-era submarine. TK Innovation Inc. more »»


Not Living Up To Promises

August 31, 2015 States that bowed to federal pressure to adopt the “Common Core” public school standards, including West Virginia, are not taking a common approach to testing students. more »»

Diverting Attention From Real Issues

August 31, 2015 Liberals learned half a century ago that a very effective way of stifling dissenters is to claim they are war mongers. more »»

Make Children’s Safety Top Priority

August 30, 2015 Thank heaven school bus drivers are looking out for the children they transport — because throughout the Ohio Valley, hundreds of motorists are demonstrating they just don’t care. more »»

EPA Arrogance Knows No Bounds

August 30, 2015 Many West Virginians and Ohioans are as worried about the Environmental Protection Agency’s new water rules as they are concerning the agency’s assault on the coal industry and reasonably priced... more »»

Consider New Water Wells for Wheeling

August 30, 2015 Last week we reported Wheeling’s new water treatment plant dealt successfully with the threat posed by elevated blue-green algae levels in the Ohio River, from which drinking water for thousands of... more »»

Local Columns

Teachers Need To Be the Leaders in Their Classrooms

August 30, 2015 As a senior at the University of Pittsburgh in 1969, I was finishing my student-teaching obligation in the Pittsburgh Public Schools system. The experience was a disaster. more »»

Almost Redneck Heaven?

August 30, 2015 Brace yourself, Wheeling, to lose a big chunk of the travel and tourism money that rolls into town. more »»

Changes at Indian Mound Will Include Removal of Most Trees

August 30, 2015 There will be some changes at the Mound, the first of which is expected to be undertaken this fall. There are currently seven large trees on the Mound, with six of them to be removed. more »»

Keeping the Flag Flying; A Worldwide Event; and Colors

August 30, 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 newspaper. more »»

Congress Should Reject Flawed Deal With Iran

August 30, 2015 As a young second lieutenant in the Air Force in 2005, my first assignment as an intelligence officer was with the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency in Washington, D.C. more »»


Cleveland Crushes Angels

August 31, 2015 CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians are working on a positive finish to a roller-coaster August. more »»

Tokyo Crowned LLWS Champ

August 31, 2015 SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. more »»

Morton Struggles As Rockies Shut Out Bucs

August 31, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Charlie Morton cruised through three no-hit innings Sunday. But, as often happens to the Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander, his outing unraveled in the fourth. more »»

Day Wins Barclays In a Rout

August 31, 2015 EDISON, N.J. — Jason Day powered and putted his way to another blowout against a world-class field Sunday at The Barclay. more »»

Decision Is Coming On Pharoah

August 31, 2015 SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — They were waiting for their horse, ready to take pictures with cellphones and ready to feed him snacks. more »»

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