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Wellsburg Hosts Tennant Campaign

August 30, 2014 WELLSBURG — West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant believes small business growth and earning a livable wage are important to moving West Virginia and the nation forward. more »»

 
 
 

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Wellsburg Hosts Tennant Campaign

August 30, 2014 WELLSBURG — West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant believes small business growth and earning a livable wage are important to moving West Virginia and the nation forward. more »»

Medical Board Weighs Appeal

August 30, 2014 By SHELLEY HANSON Staff Writer WHEELING — The West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine is considering an appeal to the West Virginia Supreme Court after Dr. more »»

Dinner, Charity Auction Kick Off Vintage Regatta

August 30, 2014 WHEELING — The first engine hadn’t even started at this year’s Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta on Friday evening, and already the event had raised about $1,000 for Easter Seals. more »»

Could Tax Forms Be Next Health Debacle?

August 30, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal agency that had trouble launching a health insurance website last fall has a massive new project. Any glitches on this one could delay tax refunds for many Americans. more »»

Paisley’s New Album Says What He Wants

August 30, 2014 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brad Paisley is taking control of the conversation about Brad Paisley with the release of his new album, “Moonshine in the Trunk. more »»

Obituaries

DENNIS RILEY

August 30, 2014 Dennis L. “Skip” Riley, 67, of Dillonvale, Ohio, passed Thursday August 28, 2014, at UPMC Pittsburgh. more »»

JoANN KNICELY

August 30, 2014 JoAnn Nightengale Knicely, 82, of Valley Grove passed away peacefully on Friday, August 29, 2014, at home, surrounded by her family. more »»

MONA DOBRZYNSKI

August 30, 2014 Mona S. Wirics Dobrzynski, 59, of Triadelphia died Friday. Visitation Saturday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, Bethlehem with Funeral services Sunday 1 p.m. more »»

JOSEPH TAYLOR

August 30, 2014 Joseph Lee Taylor, 60, of Benwood Hill Road, Benwood, WV, passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014. He was born August 15, 1954, in Wheeling, WV, son of the late Samuel and Hazel Taylor S. more »»

BRIGGS STEIN

August 30, 2014 Briggs Burton Stein, 47, of Wellsburg, WV, died on Monday, August 25, 2014, at Wheeling Medical Park. A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 2, at 10:30 a.m. at St. more »»

Community

Wharton Confirms New Tenants at Highlands

August 30, 2014 The Ohio County Development Authority confirmed Friday a Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurant and a Mattress Firm business are among five tenants with plans to come to The Highlands in the coming... more »»

Registered Child Abuser Is Arrested

August 30, 2014 Heather Nicole Carney is free on $1,000 bond after being arrested Monday for failure to update a change of address with the State Police Child Abuse Registry. Carney, 26, of 302 Logan S. more »»

Belmont Commissioners Address Progress With Land Bank

August 30, 2014 Belmont County commissioners addressed ongoing progress with the county’s newly formed land bank during this week’s meeting. more »»

Woodward Appears in Court, Pleads Innocent

August 30, 2014 William Woodward, 37, of 86505 Black Road, Jewett, was arraigned in Harrison County Court this week. Woodward was arrested Aug. more »»

Short-Term Loan Program Is Discussed

August 30, 2014 The state Division of Corrections wants to create a short-term loan program to help those on parole find housing and employment. more »»

Wheeling's Comprehensive Plan

Download Wheeling's Draft Comprehensive Plan

August 26, 2014 Click the link to view and download the city's draft Comprehensive Plan. more »»

Reaction to Plan Comprehensive

August 26, 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 »»

Review Wheeling Plan Regularly

August 24, 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

August 24, 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 »»

Draft for Comprehensive Plan Out for Public View

August 21, 2014 WHEELING — A draft of Wheeling’s new comprehensive plan is now available for public view, but there’s plenty of work left to do before City Council can vote to adopt i. more »»

Editorials

Create Pro-W.Va. Team in Senate

August 30, 2014 Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s visit to Wheeling on Monday was one more reminder of the importance of electing Rep. Shelley Capito to the Senate. McConnell, R-Ky., and Capito, R-W.Va. more »»

Wheeling the Place To Be This Weekend

August 30, 2014 Throughout the summer, local residents have not had to travel far for special recreational events. Most weekends include activities appealing to a wide variety of interests. more »»

Being Prepared In West Virginia

August 29, 2014 West Virginia’s Bureau of Public Health had no epidemiologists on staff specifically trained to deal with chemical and natural disasters, when a leaky tank sent crude 4-methylcyclohexanemethanol... more »»

Prevent Terrorists From Marketing Oil

August 29, 2014 Islamic State terrorists are a greater threat than al-Qaida ever was. That is because they possess several advantages al-Qaida never enjoyed. more »»

Keeping Coal Miners Safe

August 28, 2014 When things are not done “by the book” in underground coal mines, people can be hurt or killed. That is why situations such as one at a local mine need to be nipped in the bud. more »»

Local Columns

Here’s Where the Money Goes

August 30, 2014 Where’d all the money go? If you’re spending part of the Labor Day weekend paying bills, that question may enter your mind. I may be able to help with a partial answer: Washington. more »»

Magic Of Cannon

August 30, 2014 I miss the cannon. Every summer holiday, our Dad would bring out the cannon and shoot it off ceremoniously with great build up until the moment the fuse was lit. more »»

Changing Wheeling Radically

August 24, 2014 If a proposed new comprehensive plan for Wheeling is approved, the key — as those who wrote the document stress — will be implementatio. more »»

Putting an End to Bullying in Schools This Year

August 24, 2014 Bullying used to be viewed as something of a normal part of school, from the earliest elementary years to college fraternity hazing. more »»

Pipeliners Giving Back; A Retirement; and Travel

August 24, 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 »»

Sports

Blackston Rushes For 296 Yards in Park Win

August 30, 2014 WHEELING — Theo Blackston entered the 2014 season with some rather lofty goals. more »»

Monarchs Come up Just Short

August 30, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — The University defense did more bending Friday night than the average human does during a Shaun T-inspired workout. The Hawks never broke, though. more »»

Bishops Slay Dragons 42-18

August 30, 2014 CAMERON — It certainly was not what John Durdines wanted, but at the end of the day, the Bishop Donahue coach will always take a ‘W.’ The No. more »»

Tyler Tumbles 30-7 To ’Jackets

August 30, 2014 MIDDLEBOURNE — It was a tale of two halves. more »»

Tigers’ Regular-Season Winning Streak Hits 24

August 30, 2014 SHADYSIDE — Coach Mark Holenka spoke all summer of how tough of an opener Shadyside had with Meadowbrook. more »»

W.Va. News

Woman, 4 children found safe on Backbone Mountain

August 30, 2014 OAKLAND, Md. (AP) — The Garrett County Sheriff's Office says a woman and her four children were found safe after getting lost on Backbone Mountain. more »»

Union workers at Frontier OK 3-year contract

August 29, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Union workers at Frontier Communications have ratified a three-year contract with the company. more »»

US rig count up 18 to 1,914

August 29, 2014 HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. more »»

W.Va. spill company eyes voluntary cleanup program

August 29, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Freedom Industries is considering trying to enter a state program to help ease cleanup at the site where a chemical spill polluted the Charleston area's water supply. more »»

W.Va. historic preservation grants available

August 29, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is accepting applications for historic preservation survey and planning grants. more »»

Ohio News

Rally planned over Ohio Wal-Mart police shooting

August 30, 2014 BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — A rally is planned outside an Ohio Wal-Mart store where a man was fatally shot by police. more »»

Ohio prep football game halted after fights

August 30, 2014 GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Police say fights on the field and in the stands forced the stoppage of a season-opening high school football matchup in Ohio. more »»

Missing Ohio woman found in Cuyahoga River

August 29, 2014 BRECKSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A body found in a river in the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) Valley National Park has been identified as a woman who was reported missing last week. more »»

Jury acquits Ohio pain doctor on 26 of 27 counts

August 29, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A jury has acquitted a northeast Ohio pain doctor of all but one of the 27 sexual-misconduct counts filed against him in a case that centered on accusations he improperly touched... more »»

Ohio woman in Amish case seeks her release

August 29, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — The attorney for a woman serving time in connection with beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish is asking a federal judge to release her. more »»

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August 12, 2014 Tracy Lawrence once sang, "If the world had a front porch like we did back then ... We'd still have our problems, but we'd all be friends. more »

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