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Under Ebola Watch

October 20, 2014 WHEELING — Two Belmont County residents are monitoring themselves for Ebola symptoms after being in the same building as Texas nurse Amber Vinson who cared for an Ebola patient who died. more »»

 
 
 

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Under Ebola Watch

October 20, 2014 WHEELING — Two Belmont County residents are monitoring themselves for Ebola symptoms after being in the same building as Texas nurse Amber Vinson who cared for an Ebola patient who died. more »»

Timeline for 2nd Texas Nurse Diagnosed

October 20, 2014 The second Dallas nurse to contract Ebola, Amber Vinson, flew on a commercial airline to Ohio shortly before she was diagnosed with the virus in Texas. more »»

Truck, Car Collision Claims the Life of Woman, 87

October 20, 2014 LANSING — An 87-year old woman from California, identified as Amila Regan, was killed in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 40 in Lansing at about 9:30 a.m. Saturday. more »»

Belmont County In Ebola Watch Report

October 20, 2014 An unspecified number of people in Belmont County have been identified for possible contact with the Ebola virus, the Ohio Department of Health reported. more »»

Police in Martins Ferry Seek Suspects in Robbery, Assault

October 20, 2014 Police in Martins Ferry are searching for two men who allegedly robbed the Redmen’s Club on Hanover Street in Martins Ferry at about 3 a.m. Saturday and harmed an employee. more »»

Obituaries

REGINA CUFFARO

October 20, 2014 Regina Cuffaro, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Sunday, October 19, 2014, at her residence. Friends will be received on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, from 2-4 and 6-8 p. more »»

MARY CARPENTER

October 20, 2014 Mary Carpenter, 72, of Barnesville died Saturday. Visitation Monday, 4-7 p.m., Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville. Services Tuesday, 11 a.m. more »»

EDWARD ROACH

October 20, 2014 Edward E. Roach, 76, of Weirton, WV, died Saturday. Visitation Tuesday 5-7:30 p.m. at Steel & Wolfe, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, WV. Funeral Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. more »»

RONALD BISCHOF

October 20, 2014 Ronald A. Bischof, 64, of Barnesville, Ohio, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014, at Barnesville Health Care Center. more »»

GEORGE BLATT

October 20, 2014 George “Tom” Thomas Blatt, Sr., 80, of Paden City, WV, died Friday, October 17, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown, OH. more »»

Community

Demarco: Trenton-Black River Next Drilling Target

October 20, 2014 Corky Demarco believes advanced drilling and fracking techniques will allow producers to extract natural gas from rock formations as deep as 20,000 feet underground, including the Trenton-Black Rive... more »»

John Marshall High School Prepares for Safety Week

October 20, 2014 FBI special agents, U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld II and Miss West Virginia Paige Madden will be just a few of the speakers at John Marshall High School during America’s Safe Schools Week this week. more »»

Police Reports

October 20, 2014 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Obstructing EMS Personnel At 2:20 a.m. more »»

Kresser Lauded For Her Success

October 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Suzanne Kresser, a licensed representative with Tri-State Financial Services LLC in Steubenville, a full service insurance agency located in Jefferson County, was recently recognized... more »»

Farm to School Program Brings Fresh Foods To Students’ Diets

October 19, 2014 NEW MARTINSVILLE — The days of school cafeterias being known only for greasy pizza, hot dogs and plates void of color are meeting their end, at least in the Ohio Valley. more »»

Wheeling's Comprehensive Plan

Download Wheeling's Draft Comprehensive Plan

September 21, 2014 Click the link to view and download the city's draft Comprehensive Plan. more »»

Updated Zoning Codes High on Priority List

September 21, 2014 WHEELING — The new comprehensive plan being developed in Wheeling may ask city leaders to take a fresh look at the way they view downtown development. more »»

Review Wheeling Plan Regularly

September 15, 2014 Several points in the proposed new comprehensive plan for Wheeling are sensible. If anything, attention to them is overdue. more »»

Plan Focuses on Quality, Not Quantity

September 15, 2014 WHEELING — It’s not your grandfather’s Wheeling anymore. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing, according to a draft of the city’s new comprehensive plan. more »»

Reaction to Plan Comprehensive

September 15, 2014 WHEELING — The public got a chance Monday to take a closer look at city leaders’ vision for the next decade during a pair of meetings on the recently released draft of the city’s new comprehensive... more »»

Editorials

Ebola ‘Czar’ Political Move

October 20, 2014 In what may be the most irresponsible act of his tenure, President Barack Obama has appointed a political hack to lead the fight against Ebola. more »»

Getting More Help For Drug Addicts

October 20, 2014 During a visit to Belmont County last week, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, discussed an epidemic that makes Ebola look tame in comparison. more »»

Reject Political Mud Slinging

October 19, 2014 Experienced political operatives may well chuckle when they hear voters complaining about “negative campaigning” — more appropriately referred to as mud slinging. more »»

Ending One-Party Control of W.Va.

October 19, 2014 Very few of those who will cast ballots in the Nov. 4 election were even born the last time the West Virginia Legislature was not controlled by the Democrat Party. more »»

Address Recycling Programs’ Expense

October 19, 2014 A conference slated to begin today in Huntington will focus on “recycling, re-use and sustainability” relating to the mountains of junk and garbage West Virginians dispose of every yea. more »»

Local Columns

Don’t Shed Any Tears For the CDC

October 19, 2014 Would it surprise you to learn that one of the functions of the Centers for Disease Control is to prevent “teen dating violence”? The CDC also battles bullying. more »»

Pouring Ice Water on ‘Awareness’ Campaigns

October 19, 2014 Americans have long been vulnerable to fads, those odd behaviors that suddenly become all the rage. more »»

A Different Type of Scenery, Rain, and Deep Freeze

October 19, 2014 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 »»

Legionnaire C. William Harris Being Honored in Cameron

October 19, 2014 Although C. William Harris has never lived in the city of Cameron, the name Bill Harris has been synonymous with that community for many years. more »»

Government Mistrust Is Epidemic

October 18, 2014 By Friday, nearly 30 countries had established bans on travel to and from the three countries — Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea — hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak. more »»

Sports

Browns Flounder

October 20, 2014 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Cleveland Browns missed Pro Bowl center Alex Mack maybe even more than they envisioned. more »»

Keselowski Wins, Avoids Elimination

October 20, 2014 TALLADEGA, Ala. — Coming off a tumultuous week and backed into a must-win situation, Brad Keselowski pulled off one of his biggest victories. more »»

J.J. Watt Is Major Concern

October 20, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Josh Mauro pulled the orange mesh top with the No. 99 on it, wiped his forehead and shook his head. Turns out the only thing that might be harder than blocking J.J. more »»

Mountaineers In Poll, Ranked 22

October 20, 2014 Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football’s eighth weekend. IN AND OUT West Virginia is ranked for the first time since Oct. 2012. more »»

Lincecum Now Just Memory

October 20, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — Tim Lincecum walked silently through the bustling clubhouse before Saturday’s workout and stuck his left arm straight out as he passed Jean Machi’s locker, offering a friendly fist... more »»

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