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Dog Park Site Is Selected

August 27, 2014 WHEELING — Following a months-long search for a suitable location, officials have agreed to use city property to build Wheeling’s first dog park. more »»

 
 
 

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Dog Park Site Is Selected

August 27, 2014 WHEELING — Following a months-long search for a suitable location, officials have agreed to use city property to build Wheeling’s first dog park. more »»

Campaign Comes Home

August 27, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — As Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va. more »»

Capito Continues Push For Congressional Civility

August 27, 2014 WHEELING — Congress is so unpopular that it’s questionable that even lawmakers’ families like them anymore, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito told supporters Tuesday in Wheeling. more »»

5-Percent Levy Is Approved

August 27, 2014 By JOSELYN KING Staff Writer BENWOOD — Benwood residents will see a 5 percent levy increase for Ohio Valley Regional Transit Authority bus service on their ballots when they go to the polls in the... more »»

Biometric System To Be Fully Operational

August 27, 2014 By MICHAEL ERB For The Intelligencer CLARKSBURG — While the technology seen on TV shows like “CSI” isn’t exactly realistic, the FBI’s existing technology is about as close as an agency can get,... more »»

Obituaries

NORMAN MORRIS

August 27, 2014 Norman E. Morris, 87, of New Martinsville, WV, died Monday, August 25, 2014 at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, OH. more »»

BRIGGS STEIN

August 27, 2014 Briggs Burton Stein, 47, of Wellsburg, WV, died on Monday, August 25, 2014, at Wheeling Medical Park. more »»

RENEE YOST

August 27, 2014 Renee Allman Yost, 53, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away August 25, 2014, at home. She was born November 16, 1960, in Wheeling, WV, to the late Wilford (Joe) and Virginia L. Hamner Allman. more »»

WARREN CARPENTER

August 27, 2014 Warren “Buzz” Carpenter, 52, of Shadyside died Sunday. Visitation Thursday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Service 11 a.m. Friday at Bauknecht-Altmeyer, Shadyside, OH. more »»

MARY REDISH

August 27, 2014 Mary Redish, 93, of Weirton passed away Monday. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Greco Hertnick F.H., Weirton, and 10-11 a.m. funeral Thursday at All Saints Greek Orthodox Church. more »»

Community

Authority Clears Way For Highland Projects

August 27, 2014 A new hotel and two multi-tenant developments are on their way to The Highland. more »»

147-Acre Local Farm Wins, Enters State Competition

August 27, 2014 Brooke County residents Keith and Ruletta Minor’s Clearview farm is scheduled to be judged Thursday during a state-level competitio. more »»

JMHS Struggles With Air Conditioning Woes

August 27, 2014 After returning to classes last week, John Marshall High School students are sweating it out amid high temperatures and humidity as the building’s air conditioning system is not working properl. more »»

Man Faces Multiple Charges

August 27, 2014 An Oklahoma man is facing 11 charges associated with an alcohol induced confrontation Saturday with Ohio County sheriff’s deputies. Deputies arrested Jeffrey Odell White, 40, of Chickasha, Okla. more »»

Smoking Ban Going Into Effect

August 27, 2014 Despite emotional, last-minute pleas from Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort employees, the Hancock County Board of Health on Tuesday unanimously approved an indoor, countywide smoking ban with... 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

Capito Plan Is Common Sense

August 27, 2014 Flashy federal initiatives are missing from the job-creation plan released Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va., who wants to pursue her proposals through a seat in the U.. more »»

Rehabilitating W.Va. Criminals

August 27, 2014 West Virginia’s campaign to reduce jail and prison overcrowding is succeeding, state legislators were told Monday. more »»

Out-of-Town Ideas Can Be Productive

August 27, 2014 A reader who has been following development of a new comprehensive plan for Wheeling contacted us this week about public input on the document. more »»

Kicking Off High School Football

August 27, 2014 Except for church services, there is nothing like Friday night high school football to gather Ohio Valley residents together. more »»

The Intelligencer Serving Our Area

August 26, 2014 When men and women reach milestones of age, they and those who know them often look back on long, productive lives — and sometimes, to the future. So it is with those of us at The Intelligencer. more »»

Local Columns

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 »»

RED Partnership, Mound Power Work Well Together

August 24, 2014 Moundsville Power first arrived on the local scene some 18 months ago when company officials contacted the Regional Economic Development Partnership, which is a private, non-profit economic... more »»

Shame on You If You Vote Against School Funding

August 24, 2014 Before I admonish all of you who vote down school bond issues, I must admit I am a former teacher who retired in 2009. In fact, I am a third-generation educator. more »»

Sports

Patriots, Big Red Eye Championship

August 27, 2014 WHEELING — Wheeling Park is trying to stay at its current high level. Steubenville is trying to return to its usual elite status. Both have the horses in the stable to do just that this season. more »»

Brooke Girls Beat Park

August 27, 2014 WHEELING —What’s been an exciting matchup in recent years for girls high school soccer stayed true to form Tuesday night. more »»

Pirates Trump Cards In 8th

August 27, 2014 PITTSBURGH— Pinch-hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Seth Maness in the eighth inning Tuesday night, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2. more »»

Indians Lose To ChiSox In 10 Innings

August 27, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 victory over the sliding Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. more »»

Young Guns Are Set to Open Fire

August 27, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger isn’t quite sure when or how it happened. more »»

W.Va. News

Building issues close courts in Preston County

August 27, 2014 KINGWOOD, W.Va. (AP) — Water and sewer problems have closed Preston County's courts and judicial offices. more »»

Greenbrier gambling boosts W.Va. Lottery revenue

August 27, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gambling at The Greenbrier gave the West Virginia Lottery's revenue a boost in July. more »»

4 workers accused of stealing from Kanawha school

August 27, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police have charged four workers with stealing food and supplies from a Kanawha County high school. more »»

Judge OKs sale of 3 James River Coal mines

August 27, 2014 RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of three James River Coal Co. more »»

West Virginia gas prices dip 2 cents in past week

August 27, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gasoline prices in West Virginia have dropped about 2 cents in the past week. more »»

Ohio News

Altitude issue reported before crash that killed 4

August 27, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal officials say the pilot of a small plane carrying four Ohio college students radioed the tower after takeoff to say he was having problems climbing and would be returning to... more »»

Pilot reported problem before crash that killed 4

August 27, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — A National Transportation Safety Board spokesman says the pilot of a small plane that crashed in suburban Cleveland on Monday night radioed the tower after takeoff that he was havin... more »»

Lake Erie island warned not to use well water

August 27, 2014 TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Residents of a small Canadian island are being warned not to drink their well water because of potentially toxic algae in Lake Erie. more »»

Court: Threat records on Ohio governor not public

August 27, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court says the state acted legally in rejecting a request from a political blogger to hand over records that document threats against Republican Gov. more »»

Toledo council hikes sewer rates

August 27, 2014 TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo residents who suffered through problems with their tap water earlier this month now will see their sewer rates rise. more »»

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Sitting On The Porch

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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