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Kasich to Join Cracker Developer for Announcement

September 3, 2015 COLUMBUS — Though details are limited, the CEO of PTT Global Chemical — the firm evaluating plans for a $5.7 billion ethane cracker in Belmont County — will join Gov. more »»

 
 
 

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Kasich to Join Cracker Developer for Announcement

September 3, 2015 COLUMBUS — Though details are limited, the CEO of PTT Global Chemical — the firm evaluating plans for a $5.7 billion ethane cracker in Belmont County — will join Gov. more »»

Actor Tells Chamber: ‘Happiness Comes First’

September 3, 2015 WHEELING — With more than 200 acting credits to his name, Glenn Morshower has made a living playing someone else in front of the camera. more »»

Elm Run To Be Dredged Soon

September 3, 2015 WHEELING — Dredging of Elm Run should begin soon, according to Wheeling City Manager Robert Herron, after the city discovered it had state grant money available to complete the project. more »»

Wilson to Run for 3rd Ward Council Seat

September 3, 2015 WHEELING — Unlike many his age, Brian Wilson didn’t see his childhood as a race to get out of Wheeling. more »»

School Board to Get Name Of Vice Presidential Candidate

September 3, 2015 WHEELING — A new vice principal for Wheeling Park High School could be appointed by the Ohio County Board of Education during a special meeting today. more »»

Obituaries

DAVID LEONARD

September 3, 2015 Captain David Gerald Leonard passed away on November 14, 2014. Born in Elyria, OH, on June 29, 1933, he was a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (Kings Point - 1955. more »»

JOSEPH KNORR

September 3, 2015 Joseph Andrew Knorr, 53, of Terre Haute, IN, and formerly of Wheeling, WV, passed away suddenly on August 31, 2015, at his residence. more »»

MARY WHITACRE

September 3, 2015 Mary Virginia Whitacre, 77, of St. Clairsville, died Tuesday, September 1, 2015. Visitation Friday, 10 a.m. until service at noon, Wilson Funeral Home, Brookside. more »»

ANNE WOLODKIN

September 3, 2015 Anne Helen Remick Wolodkin, 100, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at home. more »»

JOSEPH LUCKI

September 3, 2015 Joseph E. Lucki, 87, of Wheeling, formerly of Bridgeport, died Tuesday September 1, 2015, at Wheeling Hospital. He was born September 24, 1927, in Bridgeport, a son of the late Ralph N. and Mary A. more »»

Community

New Martinsville Woman Charged With Neglect, Possession

September 3, 2015 After allegedly driving to Moundsville to purchase heroin, a New Martinsville mother was charged with neglect for bringing her 2-year-old child along for the ride. At 7:20 p.m. more »»

Grow Ohio Valley Farmers' Market Grows Into Marshall County

September 3, 2015 The staff of Grow Ohio Valley set out to expand their reach to Marshall County this year, offering a varied organic food selection to residents. more »»

Steubenville Two Councilmen Oppose Safety Services Levy

September 3, 2015 Two Steubenville City Council members on Tuesday again stressed their opposition to the safety services levy on the November ballot, with one calling for changes in the city’s crime fighting plan. more »»

Wheeling Man Charged With Making Threats After Being Fired

September 3, 2015 A Glen Dale man is charged with making terrorist threats after getting fired from his job Monday in Triadelphia. more »»

Convicted Murderer Receives Prison Sentence in Wellsburg

September 3, 2015 Convicted murderer Rocco Jesse Zuccaro was sentenced Monday to spend the rest of his life in prison for the shooting death of 30-year-old Jason Pratz of McKinleyville. more »»

Editorials

Give Tax Breaks To Homeowners

September 3, 2015 Business people often get breaks on their property tax bills when they open new stores, factories, etc. more »»

Scare Tactics Have A History in Alaska

September 3, 2015 Alaska was an excellent selection for President Barack Obama’s scare campaign on climate change, during which he has warned entire countries could be submerged by rising oceans if global warming is... more »»

Ensuring Big Trucks Are Safe

September 2, 2015 More than twice a day on average during April, May and June, West Virginia Public Service Commission inspectors mandated that commercial trucks be taken out of service. more »»

Constitutional Rights Imperiled

September 2, 2015 It appears the very agency accused of spying unconstitutionally on Americans now has the authority to stop anyone who objects. Two recent court rulings make that clear. In 2013, a U.S. more »»

Rethink Health Care Approvals

September 2, 2015 Health care providers in West Virginia have complained for years about the state’s Certificate of Need rule. more »»

Local Columns

Cheney Not Welcome Here

September 3, 2015 Our local Chambers of Commerce can be great civic institutions. more »»

Teachers Need To Be the Leaders in Their Classrooms

August 30, 2015 As a senior at the University of Pittsburgh in 1969, I was finishing my student-teaching obligation in the Pittsburgh Public Schools system. The experience was a disaster. more »»

Almost Redneck Heaven?

August 30, 2015 Brace yourself, Wheeling, to lose a big chunk of the travel and tourism money that rolls into town. more »»

Changes at Indian Mound Will Include Removal of Most Trees

August 30, 2015 There will be some changes at the Mound, the first of which is expected to be undertaken this fall. There are currently seven large trees on the Mound, with six of them to be removed. more »»

Keeping the Flag Flying; A Worldwide Event; and Colors

August 30, 2015 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 newspaper. more »»

Sports

Nickell Leads Patriots

September 3, 2015 WHEELING — Being the two-time defending state champions and winning four out of the last five state crowns, Wheeling Park is going to have a target on its back no matter how big or small the event... more »»

Williamstown Is Next For Blue Eagles

September 3, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — Fresh off a 40-0 beat down of Shadyside that wiped out the Tigers’ 32-game regular-season winning streak, Magnolia’s reward is a trip to defending West Virginia Class A state champio... more »»

Park Begins Season At Powerhouse Bridgeport

September 3, 2015 BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. more »»

Stewart Paces Bellaire to Win

September 3, 2015 BARNESVILLE — Each season there are newcomers who seem to make an instant impact in a sport or on a team. The majority of the time, however, they’re freshmen. more »»

Pirates Drop Three In A Row

September 3, 2015 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle won’t make a rash decision about Jeff Locke’s spot in the rotation after another subpar start. more »»

 
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Dodging Raindrops and Rabbits

July 14, 2015 I don't know about you, but I'm really growing tired of the rain. It's made it very difficult to plan anything outdoors, from simply cooking on the grill to cutting the grass. more »

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