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Fantasy in Lights Shines With ‘Hope for Hines’

November 22, 2014 WHEELING — From Wookiees and Stormtroopers to jolly old Saint Nick himself, the 29th annual Perkins Restaurant and Bakery Fantasy in Lights Parade had a little bit of everything, but it was one of... more »»

 
 
 

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Fantasy in Lights Shines With ‘Hope for Hines’

November 22, 2014 WHEELING — From Wookiees and Stormtroopers to jolly old Saint Nick himself, the 29th annual Perkins Restaurant and Bakery Fantasy in Lights Parade had a little bit of everything, but it was one of... more »»

Santa Claus Makes Early Ohio Valley Cameo

November 22, 2014 WHEELING — With his rosy red cheeks and a belly that shakes like a bowl full of jelly, the top elf — Santa Claus — greeted Ohio Valley children with a cheerful “Ho, Ho, Ho” on Friday evening in... more »»

Focus On The Senate, Not ’16

November 22, 2014 WHEELING — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin — at least for now — is seeking ways “to make the Senate and Congress work better,” and he isn’t giving a potential 2016 presidential run much thought. more »»

Senator Says GOP Needs His Help

November 22, 2014 WHEELING — U.S. Sen. more »»

Ferns, Leonhardt Named to Committee Leadership Posts

November 22, 2014 WHEELING — Two new members of the West Virginia Senate representing the Northern Panhandle should have an opportunity to make an impact early on, as both have been named to committee leadership... more »»

Obituaries

JANET TRUAX

November 22, 2014 Janet Lynn Richardson Truax, 67, of Wheeling died Wednesday, November 19, 2014 in Liza’s Place, Wheeling. She was born June 12, 1947 in Avella, PA. more »»

JAMES CUNNINGHAM

November 22, 2014 James Reed “Jim” Cunningham, 69, of Moundsville, formerly of Fish Creek, WV, passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014, in Trinity West Medical Center, Steubenville, OH. more »»

GARY MILEY

November 22, 2014 Gary Truman Miley, Sr., 73, of Weirton died Thursday, November 20, 2014. Visitation Monday 10 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service at Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton. more »»

SUSAN LESCH

November 22, 2014 Susan Lee Clark Lesch, 60, of Wheeling died Wednesday November 19, 2014 in Liza’s Place, Wheeling. She was born September 8, 1954 in Wheeling, WV, a daughter of Elizabeth M. more »»

PATRICIA SHAW

November 22, 2014 Patricia A. Shaw, 81, of Woodsfield, OH, went home to be with Jesus on Thursday, November 20, 2014, at the Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Woodsfield, OH. more »»

Community

Deputies Seize 86 Dogs From Breeder

November 22, 2014 An arrest warrant was issued this week for a Hancock County dog breeder who authorities say kept her Havanese, a highly-prized Cuban breed, in cramped, unhygienic conditions, officials said. more »»

W.Va. Catholic Schools Offer Asians an Option

November 22, 2014 WHEELING — There are a number of reasons residents in Asian countries send their children to American schools, as receiving a global education most assuredly benefits them later in life. more »»

Kids’ Trips Find Funds

November 22, 2014 Moundsville Middle School students and their families will bare the cold this weekend for the chance to visit sunny Florida in next fall. more »»

DOT Officials: Contractor Will Help Design New Bridge

November 22, 2014 Officials with the West Virginia and Ohio departments of transportation are taking a different approach in pursuing the construction of a new Ohio River bridge, and that includes inviting potentia... more »»

McKinley Named to Vice Chair Role

November 22, 2014 Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., has been named vice chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. more »»

Editorials

Give Specifics On Budget

November 22, 2014 No doubt some local taxpayers’ eyebrows raised last Tuesday when City Manager Robert Herron predicted that if the municipal sales tax is increased as planned, Wheeling’s budget could show a $1... more »»

Making Progress At Housing Board

November 22, 2014 Problems with the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority finally have come to a head. It appears some residents of JMHA housing complexes are impatient for improvements to be made. more »»

Infrastructure Needs Attention

November 21, 2014 Charleston-area residents whose water comes out of the West Virginia American Water treatment plant on the Elk River received a reminder that chemical tanks are not the only worry, when it comes to... more »»

Stop Obama’s Abuse of Power

November 21, 2014 Beating the will of the people to the punch is not part of the job description for presidents of the United States. Neither is altering or hamstringing laws with which a chief executive disagrees. more »»

Making Unlawful Immigrants Legal

November 21, 2014 President Barack Obama has an interesting way of dealing with about 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States: Simply declare about half of them are not illegal. more »»

Local Columns

W.Va. GOP Needs a Big Score

November 22, 2014 Republican leaders in West Virginia have just two years to pull off something big — but not too big. They have to be careful not to bite off more than West Virginians want to chew. more »»

Take A Seat; Let’s Talk

November 22, 2014 It always makes me wonder. Each time I meet someone, even for a brief time, I ask why that person has been inserted into my life. You know what I mea. more »»

Helping Protect Consumers Against Scams in West Virginia

November 20, 2014 When you ask people in West Virginia what the Office of the Attorney General does, one of their first responses often is “consumer protection. more »»

Arthurdale Really Only A Fairy Tale

November 16, 2014 Run out of bedtime stories for the children? Let me help. There’s a wonderful fairy tale making the rounds, as it does occasionally. more »»

Reports of Tea Party’s Death Greatly Exaggerated

November 16, 2014 In early March of this year, Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, sensing success in the November mid-term election, spoke for many establishment Republican leaders by predicting, “I... more »»

Sports

Steubenville Advances To State Semifinals

November 22, 2014 By ED LOOMAN For The Intelligencer ZANESVILLE — Steubenville captured its second straight Ohio Division IV, Region 13 championship Friday night with a 29-21 victory over Columbus Beechcroft inside... more »»

Penguins Fall to Islanders in Shoot Out

November 22, 2014 By DAN SCIFO Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Kyle Okposo scored in the third round of the shootout, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night. more »»

Steelers Still In The Hunt

November 22, 2014 By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — A dozen years in the NFL have taught Ike Taylor plenty of lessons. more »»

WVU Defeats Boston College

November 22, 2014 By KYLE HIGHTOWER Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins arrived in Puerto Rico this week expecting to see his team face tough situations. more »»

Cleveland Tight End Not Worried

November 22, 2014 By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio — Following his first practice in nearly a month because of a concussion, Browns tight end Jordan Cameron turned and tapped his hand lovingly on the photo... more »»

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Amazing grace

November 14, 2014 (Note: This is a revised edition.) Amazing. That is the word I have used several times to describe the funeral service on Thursday of 10-year-old Josiah "JoJo" Titus-Glover of Wheeling. more »

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