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DEP Says Ohio River Drilling Is No Problem

August 31, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — As a former West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection inspector, Tim Greene believes allowing drilling and fracking in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations beneath the... more »»

 
 
 

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DEP Says Ohio River Drilling Is No Problem

August 31, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — As a former West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection inspector, Tim Greene believes allowing drilling and fracking in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations beneath the... more »»

W.Va. Bar Honors Stamp

August 31, 2014 WHEELING — His friends and colleagues refer to him as the “consummate gentleman,” noting he’s “a mentor, a leader” and even a teacher. more »»

Regatta Continues at Heritage Port

August 31, 2014 From Staff Reports WHEELING?— Boat racers from three countries will be putting on a show — at speeds up to 120 mph — again today at the Heritage Port in Wheeling. more »»

Shenandoah Campaign On Minds of Residents

August 31, 2014 Editor’s Note: This article is part of an occasional series on the Civil War sesquicentennial provided by members of the Wheeling Civil War 150 Committe. more »»

Recruiting Women In Construction

August 31, 2014 NEW YORK — Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour. more »»

Obituaries

TERRY ALEXANDER

August 31, 2014 Terry Lee Alexander, 73, died August 29, 2014. Visitation Wednesday 11 a.m. until funeral at 1 p.m., Kelly Kemp Braido & Patron Funeral Home, Barnesville. more »»

PAULINE SELLERS

August 31, 2014 Pauline (Conley) Sellers, 96, of Wellsburg, WV passed away on Saturday, August 30, 2014, at Valley Haven Geriatric, Beech Bottom, under the care of the staff and Valley Hospice. more »»

MATHILDE BLUST

August 31, 2014 Mathilde “Teel” Loker Blust, 73, of Coshocton, OH, entered eternal life on Saturday, August 23, 2014, with her family at her bedside. more »»

CHARLES PEDEN

August 31, 2014 Charles I. Peden, 81, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Friday, August 29, 2014, at Wheeling Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling. more »»

ROSE BARBARA

August 31, 2014 Rose (Ilosky) Barbara, 84, of Weirton died August 29, 2014. Visitation Monday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart of Mary Church, Weirton. more »»

Community

Matt Welsch Has Followed His Heart and Stomach To Culinary Success

August 31, 2014 WHEELING — For Matt Welsch, cooking is more than a way to earn a living — it’s an art form driven by a philosophy that he strives to apply to every aspect of his life. more »»

Annual Red, White and You Blood Drive Set fot Sept. 11

August 31, 2014 By SHELLEY HANSON Staff Writer WHEELING — Most people remember where they were on Sept. 11, 2001 — the day the United States was attacked by terrorists. more »»

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 »»

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

Keep McKinley In the House

August 31, 2014 To many West Virginia voters, it already is clear electing Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W.V. more »»

Preserve Wheeling’s Historic Buildings

August 31, 2014 Wheeling’s beautiful Victorian-era buildings can be an important contributor to prosperity in the future. more »»

Giving Rehabilitated Criminals New Start

August 31, 2014 Sending ex-convicts back to the street can mean just that, West Virginia legislators were told last week. more »»

Pats on the Back:

August 31, 2014 -- To the hundreds of sponsors and volunteers who make special events throughout the Ohio Valley, such as those this weekend, possibl. more »»

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 »»

Local Columns

Nation on Downward Spiral That Must Be Altered

August 31, 2014 How did things ever get so far? Following a bloody and destructive internecine war in which he was gravely wounded and one of his sons was killed, Vito Corleone called together the heads of the... more »»

Paisley Honors His Roots and a Presidential Reminder

August 31, 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 »»

Fast Boats And Help For Kids

August 31, 2014 What does a kind young woman helping a physically challenged tot learn to walk have in common with a raceboat roaring and bouncing across waves on the Ohio River at 120 mph? The Wheeling Vintage... more »»

High Hopes for Fostoria Site Are Becoming a Reality

August 31, 2014 When the Fostoria Steering Committee was involved more than a decade ago in efforts to clean up the Fostoria Glass site in Moundsville, the main concern was to have the remaining buildings removed... more »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

Indian Creek Nips Brooke in 9-8 Game

August 30, 2014 WELLSBURG — Indian Creek spoiled Mac McLean’s coaching debut by doing things the “old-fashion” way Friday at Memorial Stadium. more »»

W.Va. News

W.Va. museum director protests sentence in theft

August 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The director of a veterans museum in Parkersburg is protesting the outcome of a court case in which a Wood County man was sentenced to probation for stealing from the museum. more »»

W.Va. county scraps quarterly town hall meetings

August 30, 2014 MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The Berkeley County Council is ending its town hall meetings due to poor community attendance. more »»

W.Va. tourism looks ahead after chem spill

August 30, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — September means the start of the Gauley River whitewater season as thrillseekers await a roller coaster of rapids. more »»

Science project earns students trip to India

August 30, 2014 HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — It's no secret that a good education can take a student very far in the world. more »»

Ohio News

Ohio police say passenger killed in cart crash

August 30, 2014 WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — A 49-year-old northern Ohio man has been killed in an early morning golf cart accident. more »»

People rally at Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man

August 30, 2014 BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — As many as 200 people held signs and chanted outside an Ohio Wal-Mart where a young man with an air rifle was fatally shot by police. more »»

People rally at Ohio Wal-Mart where man shot

August 30, 2014 BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — As many as 200 people held signs and chanted outside an Ohio Wal-Mart store where a young man was fatally shot by police. more »»

Ohio police say 2-year-old's death a homicide

August 30, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — Police have a murder arrest warrant out for a 27-year-old man after the death of a 2-year-old boy was ruled a homicide. more »»

Volunteer campground hosts important to Ohio parks

August 30, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When they say they love kids, Jim and Judy Froehlich mean it. 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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