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Local Exports Worth $85M

September 21, 2014 WHEELING — Since 2010, the Wheeling Truck Center has exported auto parts to 96 countries. That’s a business model that makes company President Ron Remp smile. more »»

 
 
 

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Local Exports Worth $85M

September 21, 2014 WHEELING — Since 2010, the Wheeling Truck Center has exported auto parts to 96 countries. That’s a business model that makes company President Ron Remp smile. more »»

Shooting Outside of Bar

September 21, 2014 WHEELING — A fight involving a handgun outside the Ye Olde Alpha early Saturday has residents living near the neighborhood restaurant and pub on edge. more »»

River Drilling Debate Continues

September 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — A plan to extract natural gas from under the Ohio River is receiving mixed reviews from county commissioners. 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 »»

Morrisey: Legislators Need to Consult AG

September 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said legislators have not taken advantage of his office’s services, and a recent series of flawed laws show the consequences — a statement... more »»

Obituaries

CHARLES SORSBY

September 21, 2014 Charles R. Sorsby (Charlie) of Edgewood NM passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 13, 2014, in Albuquerque, NM, at the age of 7. more »»

JOHNTHAN BROEMSEN

September 21, 2014 Johnthan R. Broemsen, 39, of Lewisville, Ohio died September 18, 2014. Visitation 1-3 p.m. & 6-8 p.m. Monday with services at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Ohio. more »»

GARY FUNK

September 21, 2014 Gary Lee Funk, Sr., 72, of Follansbee, WV passed away peacefully on Friday, September 19, 2014, at Weirton Medical Center. He was born on in Wheeling, WV, a son of the late Robert Funk and Deloris . more »»

ELIZABETH BLATT

September 21, 2014 Elizabeth “Betty” L. Blatt, 82, of Port Charlotte, FL, formerly of Wheeling, WV, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014. She was born April 17, 1931. more »»

BRYAN SHEPHERD

September 21, 2014 Bryan Shepherd, 63, of Bellaire died Sept. 19, 2014. Visitation Monday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m.; Tuesday 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. service at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home, Bellaire. more »»

Community

The former W.Va. Pen’s Dungeon of Horrors Begins new spine-tingling Season

September 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — For those looking for some frightening fun, zombies will greet brave visitors at the 2014 Dungeon of Horrors haunted house inside the former West Virginia Penitentiary. more »»

Long-Time Oglebay Naturalist Hits Trail to Retirement

September 21, 2014 WHEELING — Greg Park has helped introduce nature to thousands of Ohio Valley residents. more »»

Symposium Set For Medical Workers

September 21, 2014 An Emergency/Trauma Symposium sponsored by the Wheeling Office of Pre-Hospital Care will provide continuing education credits to attending physicians, nurses and paramedics. more »»

Blood Drive Memorializes Victims Of Plane Crash

September 21, 2014 McMECHEN — The American Red Cross is holding a Three Angels blood drive in memory of McMechen residents Courtney Block; his daughter, Danielle; and her friend JoBeth Gross from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.. more »»

Central Catholic Students Greeted With New Vision and Innovations

September 21, 2014 WHEELING — Daring greatly. 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

Reforming W.Va. Public Education

September 21, 2014 West Virginia’s new state superintendent of schools, Michael?Martirano, has his work cut out for him. more »»

Defending Against Invasive Species

September 21, 2014 Until recently, most Americans knew little about exotic diseases. Now, the Ebola epidemic in Africa is a center of attention. more »»

Don’t Risk Draining Rainy Day Reserves

September 21, 2014 West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray?Tomblin is absolutely, positively, unequivocally right that now is no time to increase taxes, even though there is a massive hole in the state budget. more »»

Shelley Moore: Grace and Class

September 20, 2014 Shelley Moore fulfilled the role of West Virginia’s first lady beautifully for 12 years. But the public life in which she excelled never came first for her. more »»

Pursuing Plans For I-68, W.Va. 2

September 20, 2014 For many years, community leaders from throughout the upper Ohio Valley have pushed hard for completion of a long-range plan to upgrade the entire length of W.Va. more »»

Local Columns

Stars Get Away With Violence

September 21, 2014 Perhaps Ray Rice should consider a new career as a movie star or musician. Maybe he could convince Roger Goodell to manage him. more »»

Praying for an End to Drug Epidemic in America

September 21, 2014 Last month we were dealing with the suicide of Robin Williams and the challenges that he may have had with drugs. more »»

Highs and Lows of The Highlands; and Take Cover

September 21, 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 »»

Cameron High School Helping Honor Hundred High Seniors

September 21, 2014 Cameron High School will be hosting both Weirton Madonna and Hundred High Schools on Friday at Dragon Stadium. more »»

Tennant Future Prospects Dim

September 20, 2014 Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va., is well on her way to becoming West Virginia’s next U.S. senator. Her campaign is the stuff of which most politicians can only dream. more »»

Sports

Sooners Bruise Eers, 45-33

September 21, 2014 MORGANTOWN — Bruising freshman Samaje Perine rushed for 242 yards and four touchdowns to lead No. 4 Oklahoma to a 45-33 victory against West Virginia in their Big 12 opener Saturday night. more »»

Bishop Donahue Comes Up a Point Shy

September 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — It all came down to one play. Bishop Donahue just scored a touchdown in overtime to bring it within one against Notre Dame, who scored on its first overtime possession. more »»

Truex, Irish Blast Green

September 21, 2014 BELLAIRE — Jose Davis is a realist. The St. more »»

Pirates Fall 1-0 as Race Tightens

September 21, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Andrew McCutchen wore a bandage over his aching left forearm, the bruise the result of his latest run-in with an opponent’s fastball. more »»

Steelers Hit Road to Take On Panthers

September 21, 2014 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has spent so much time in the training room he’s started handing out nicknames to the staff. more »»

W.Va. News

Fairmont woman named W.Va. CASA director

September 20, 2014 FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — A Fairmont native is hoping to use her law background to help youth in the child welfare system across the state. more »»

Mothman Museum relocates in Point Pleasant

September 20, 2014 POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (AP) — Museums are usually reserved for proof. more »»

WV groups receive $250k to fight drug abuse

September 20, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia organizations will receive $250,000 in grants to support community-based coalitions working to prevent youth substance abuse in southern West Virginia. more »»

WVU to offer energy land management degree

September 20, 2014 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University will offer a new degree program in energy land management. more »»

Report: Nearly 100k WV children live in poverty

September 20, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Census report says more than one in four children in West Virginia lives in poverty. more »»

Ohio News

Authorities say 2 killed in Ohio small plane crash

September 20, 2014 MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio said both people aboard a small plane died Saturday morning when it crashed into a suburban neighborhood, damaging two homes while a family... more »»

State makes training money available to businesses

September 20, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Businesses seeking to provide employee training opportunities can soon apply for a financial help through an Ohio program. more »»

Ohio Supreme Court orders city vote on cameras

September 20, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered a Cleveland suburb to let voters have their say on a proposed ban on traffic cameras. more »»

Inspectors make sure businesses measure up

September 20, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Fresh from comparing his stopwatch to the timed cycles on several dryers at an East Akron Laundromat, Dale Minninger was approached at his truck by Doug Moore. more »»

Ohio's final racino opens outside of Youngstown

September 20, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The opening of Ohio's seventh licensed racino drew big crowds outside of Youngstown in northeast Ohio. more »»

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