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Economic Health Takes Lead in Smoking Debate

August 22, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — With the Hancock County Board of Health expected to vote on a county-wide smoking ban next week, public debate continues to center on the potential economic — rather than health —... more »»


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Economic Health Takes Lead in Smoking Debate

August 22, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — With the Hancock County Board of Health expected to vote on a county-wide smoking ban next week, public debate continues to center on the potential economic — rather than health —... more »»

Niagara Seeking Developers

August 22, 2014 HANNIBAL — Niagara Worldwide LLC President Eric J. more »»

Body Found Under Tarp

August 22, 2014 WELLSVILLE — The two-week search for Maple Avenue resident Zane Carter ended last night when the 24-year-old’s body was discovered hidden underneath some brush and a tarpaulin near the former... more »»

‘Situation Not Good’ On School Route

August 22, 2014 MOZART — School buses from Marshall and Ohio counties are transporting students along Mozart Road between Mozart and Mount Olivet where an Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority bus rolled... more »»

Islamic State Backers Are Under Scrutiny

August 22, 2014 NEW YORK Officially, the FBI agents who swarmed Donald Ray Morgan at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a mundane gun charge. more »»



August 22, 2014 Robert “Bob” Glenn Friend, 86, of Bethel Park, formerly of Wheeling, WV, died Monday, August 18, 2014, in Veterans Hospital, Martinsburg, WV. more »»


August 22, 2014 Alice May (Gorby) Atkinson, 90, of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Ann’s Country Retrea. more »»


August 22, 2014 Paul E. Myers, 85, of Glen Dale, WV, died Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dal. more »»


August 22, 2014 Daniel Kerr Drowne, 67, Wheeling, WV, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, in the Wheeling Hospital. He was born on July 11, 1947, in Miami, FL, son of the late Alton and Beatrice Saad Drowne. Mr. more »»


August 22, 2014 Eileen M. Zavislak, 78, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, died Thursday, August 21, 2014 at the Wheeling Hospital in Wheeling, West Virginia. more »»


Three Council Seats on Ballot, Only One Contested

August 22, 2014 On Nov. 4, voters throughout Moundsville will choose either to re-elect Councilman-At-Large Phil Remke or replace him with one of two challengers, including former City Manager Allen Hendersho. more »»

For Those Who Served

August 22, 2014 The Greater Wheeling Coalition for the Homeless held its first Veterans Outreach Event Thursday at the Veterans Memorial Amphitheater at Heritage Port in order to reach out to homeless veterans in... more »»

3 Arrested For Industrial Park Copper Theft

August 22, 2014 The Benwood Police Department’s efforts to crack down on copper theft resulted in the arrest of three people early Tuesday at the Benwood Industrial Par. more »»

Charges Piling Up on Barker

August 22, 2014 Criminal charges are piling up on Steven Barker, who is in the Northern Regional Jail at Moundsville under $15,000 cash bond after Wheeling police added three new charges to four others he already i... more »»

Councilman Discusses Ma’Lik Debate

August 21, 2014 The debate over Ma’Lik Richmond playing varsity football for Steubenville High School continued at Steubenville City Council on Tuesday, with Councilman Kenny Davis calling for area residents to sto... more »»

Wheeling's Comprehensive Plan

Download Wheeling's Draft Comprehensive Plan

August 22, 2014 Click the link to view and download the city's draft 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 »»

Comprehensive Plan to Get a Closer Look

June 27, 2014 After getting to see changes made to the draft for Wheeling’s updated comprehensive plan, members of the comprehensive plan steering committee decided on Thursday to do some editing of their own to... more »»

City’s Comprehensive Plan Still Work in Progress

May 23, 2014 Members of Wheeling’s comprehensive plan steering committee agreed Thursday the document is nowhere close to ready for presentation to the city’s Planning Commission. more »»

First Draft Is In

March 20, 2014 After months of meetings and public brainstorming sessions, Wheeling officials are finally getting a sneak peek at what the city’s new comprehensive plan will look like, as its consultant has... more »»


Address Flooding On National Road

August 22, 2014 It says something about flooding of a section of National Road in Wheeling that one business owner has sand bags ready to keep the water out of his facility. more »»

Keeping Americans Out of Terrorist Ranks

August 22, 2014 Americans have gone abroad on their own to fight for many causes during our nation’s history. more »»

Set Priorities In Steubenville

August 21, 2014 Steubenville City Council members find themselves in an unenviable position. Within the next few years, municipal government expenses are expected to outpace revenue. more »»

Big City Pushers A Threat Here

August 21, 2014 By pooling resources through drug task forces, some Northern Panhandle law enforcement agencies have been able to score notable successes against drug pushers. more »»

Don’t Restrict Free Discussion

August 21, 2014 Members of boards of education should be free to discuss school business or ask questions about it during meetings. more »»

Local Columns

Keep True Monsters Behind Bars

August 17, 2014 Many years ago a county jail inmate telephoned me to insist I write a story about his civil rights being violated. more »»

Fighting Back Against President’s War on Coal

August 17, 2014 Since coming to Congress in 2011, I’ve been a leading voice against the harmful impacts of President Obama’s War on Coal. more »»

Helping Heroes In Moundsville

August 17, 2014 Jeremy Harrison, the founder of Helping Heroes in Moundsville, is a person who works on behalf of his fellow military veterans. more »»

Teachers, Doctors, the Military Are Noble Professions

August 17, 2014 I know I am stepping on shaky ground, but I have reached a point in my life where I feel free in voicing my opinion. more »»

Challenging the Darkness Instead of Surrendering

August 17, 2014 Last week we heard the sad news of a comedic genius’ death in the person of Robin Williams. more »»


Youthful Monarchs Still Experienced

August 22, 2014 By KYLE LUTZ Staff Writer GLEN DALE — First-year John Marshall volleyball coach Carly Lucas feels like she has some unfinished business to take care of at her alma mater, John Marshall. more »»

Blue Eagle Sets A New Standard

August 22, 2014 By TRACY WATSON For The Intelligencer SARDIS — Magnolia sophomore golfer Peyton Moore is in the midst of what has been an amazing two-year high school career thus fa. more »»

Steelers Lethargic In Loss To Cross-State Rivals

August 22, 2014 By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer PHILADELPHIA — This was more like last year’s Eagles. more »»

McIlroy Takes A Tumble

August 22, 2014 By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer PARAMUS, N.J. — Rory McIlroy took a week to celebrate his blockbuster summer and paid for it in The Barclays with his worst start in two months. more »»

S. Williams To Face Townsend

August 22, 2014 By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer NEW YORK — Serena Williams will face an up-and-coming American player in the first round of the U.S. Open. The 32-year-old Williams has won 17 Grand Slam titles. more »»

W.Va. News

Improvised explosive devices found in WV crash

August 22, 2014 AMMA, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police say improvised explosive devices were found following a vehicle accident on Interstate 79. more »»

Upgraded software coming to WV library consortium

August 22, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A consortium of West Virginia public libraries plans to upgrade its software in September. more »»

After guard's death, firm told to require check-in

August 22, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A security company has been told to include mandatory check-ins for its guards after a supervisor drowned at a Kanawha County coal loading dock. more »»

2 W.Va. fire departments get federal grants

August 22, 2014 BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Two West Virginia fire departments have been awarded federal funding for equipment and other purchases. more »»

Ohio News

Ohio baby-sitter pleads guilty to raping children

August 22, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A woman charged with sexually assaulting four children she baby-sat over several years was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to four counts of rape. more »»

Baby sitter in Ohio pleads guilty raping children

August 22, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A woman accused of sexually assaulting four children she baby-sat for over several years has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to four counts of rape. more »»

Court: Ohio county could be liable for fatal wreck

August 22, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An appeals court says a northeastern Ohio county could be liable in the death of a 17-year-old girl who apparently lost control while driving on a road under repair. more »»

Christie heading to Ohio in September

August 22, 2014 NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has added another politically important state to his fundraising tour for fellow GOP candidates. more »»

Toledo fight rumors of more water problems

August 22, 2014 TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Officials in Toledo — where a Lake Erie algae bloom made the city's tap water unsafe to drink earlier this month — are fighting rumors that water problems persist. more »»

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