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Health Department Reissues Algae Advisory

August 27, 2015 WHEELING ä The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department is again cautioning boaters and swimmers about activities on the Ohio River after more blue-green algae blooms were found on the river Wednesda. more »»


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Health Department Reissues Algae Advisory

August 27, 2015 WHEELING ä The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department is again cautioning boaters and swimmers about activities on the Ohio River after more blue-green algae blooms were found on the river Wednesda. more »»

Ohio County School Buses In Close Calls

August 27, 2015 WHEELING — Less than a month into the school year, Ohio County public school officials report several close calls with vehicles nearly hitting students exiting and entering school buses. more »»

Natural Gas Rigs Being Shut Off

August 27, 2015 WHEELING — For the first time since the U.S. more »»

Wheeling Hospital Plans to Replace Continuous Care Center

August 27, 2015 WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital officials have filed notice of intent to seek a Certificate of Need for construction of a multi-million dollar facility to replace its existing Bishop Joseph H. more »»

Two Killed on Live Television

August 27, 2015 MONETA, Va. (AP) — He planned it all so carefully — a choreographed execution of two former colleagues, broadcast live to a horrified television audience. more »»



August 27, 2015 George Joseph Zinaich, 41, of Mount Pleasant, SC, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 24, 2015, at Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital. more »»


August 27, 2015 Theodora Sfamenos Taibi, 89, formerly of Good Shepherd Nursing Home, and Windsor Heights died Monday, August 24, 2015, in Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV. more »»


August 27, 2015 Ercile R. “Whitey” White, 89, of New Martinsville, died Tuesday. Visitation today, 2-8 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, New Martinsville, services Friday at 10 a.m. more »»


August 27, 2015 Barry Paul Griffiths, 73, of St. Clairsville, OH, died Monday, August 24, 2015, at Liza’s Place in Wheeling, WV. more »»


August 27, 2015 Carla Pavlik, 55, of McMechen passed away, Tuesday, August 25, 2015 in Ruby Memorial Hospital. She was born May 6, 1960, a daughter of Ted and the late Eleanor (Johnson) Majeski. more »»


Crime Debate Heats Up at Steubenville Council Meeting

August 27, 2015 Steubenville business owner Peter Marx continued his call Tuesday night for city leaders to publicly speak about what they are doing to stop crime in the community. more »»

Hundred Community Rallies Behind Special Needs Student

August 27, 2015 Members of the Hundred community gathered in front of Hundred High School on Monday to protest Wetzel County Schools’ placement of a special needs student. more »»

Spike Strips Used to Stop Driver in Chase

August 27, 2015 A Byesville man was booked into the Belmont County Jail this morning after his arrest for leading officers on a high-speed pursuit in Wheeling and Belmont County early today. more »»

Wheeling Elks Lodge 28 Continues Drug Free Clubs Partnerships

August 27, 2015 With the beginning the school year, Wheeling Elks Lodge 28 is continuing its partnership with Drug Free Clubs of America and Wheeling Hospital in an effort to combat drug use among Northern Panhandl... more »»

Senior Center On Way in St. Clairsville

August 27, 2015 The Belmont County Commission on Tuesday awarded the bid for the Senior Services of Belmont County Community Building project. more »»


Encouraging Public Input

August 27, 2015 Why on earth do parents and other members of the public who want to address the Ohio County Board of Education have to be heard either first or last during meetings? Only because those seem to be... more »»

Obama: Political Foes Are ‘Crazies’

August 27, 2015 Reasonable people considering President Barack Obama’s energy and environmental policies might conclude he is attempting to force us to turn away from sources of reasonably priced electricity on... more »»

Training to Keep Our Schools Safe

August 27, 2015 As educators throughout the Ohio Valley prepared for the start of a new school year, many were involved in seminars and training sessions intended to help them do their jobs better. more »»

Armored Vehicles Not Wise Purchases

August 27, 2015 Law enforcement agencies certainly should have equipment they need to keep the public — as well as police officers and sheriff’s deputies — as safe as possible. more »»

Taking Note Of Assault on W.Va.

August 26, 2015 National media outlets have finally begun to pick up on what the federal government is doing to the Mountain State. more »»

Local Columns

An Addict For Every Classroom?

August 23, 2015 Perhaps a heroin addict beside them in geography class would be a good thing for middle school students in West Virginia. more »»

Recognizing Those Who Do Well Without College

August 23, 2015 Many high schools base their success on student ACT and SAT test scores, the percentage of students who have been accepted to college, and the number of scholarships that have been awarded. more »»

Board Members Pleased With John Marshall High School Work

August 23, 2015 “I really want (the building) to pop out like you’ve never seen it. I’m hoping we can do something out of the ordinary. more »»

It’s Time for Nation to Repay Debt to W.Va.

August 23, 2015 John Kennedy, in his inaugural address, said that America would “pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, or oppose any foe, to assure the survival and the success of... more »»

Tapping W.Va. Common Sense

August 22, 2015 There’s a lot of good, old-fashioned common sense to be found in the West Virginia hills. Sen. more »»


Wayt Scores Four in Wheeling Central Victory

August 27, 2015 WHEELING—On Tuesday in its opener, Wheeling Central jumped out to a 3-0 on Weir and let the Red Riders get back into it only to barely hold on for a 5-4 victory. more »»

Linsly Girls Beat St. Clairsville

August 27, 2015 WHEELING — It’s obviously still very early in the prep soccer season. Linsly girls coach Chelsea Miazgowicz likes how her team is coming together thus far. more »»

Pirates Defeat Marlins

August 27, 2015 MIAMI — Andrew McCutchen had a big night to keep him on pace for a career-high in RBI. more »»

Nailers Sign Brett Stern

August 27, 2015 WHEELING — The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, are excited to announce their eighth player signing of the 2015 offseaso. more »»

Humbled Vick at Peace in Reserve Role With Steelers

August 27, 2015 PITTSBURGH — The crowd around the backup quarterback’s locker was three or four deep. more »»

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