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All Assets Up for Auction

September 30, 2014 HANNIBAL — Citing a lack of a reasonable power deal, Niagara Worldwide President Eric J. more »»


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All Assets Up for Auction

September 30, 2014 HANNIBAL — Citing a lack of a reasonable power deal, Niagara Worldwide President Eric J. more »»

O’Brien To Stay In Jail

September 30, 2014 WHEELING — The man accused of breaking his girlfriend’s neck during a violent domestic dispute will remain in jail until he hands over a gun inside his residence and makes $150,000 in bail. more »»

Racing Schedule May Face More Cuts

September 30, 2014 NEWELL — A draft resolution pending before the West Virginia Racing Commission could result in an even shorter racing year than the one envisioned earlier by Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resor. more »»

Early Vote Will Be Later

September 30, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio — A divided Supreme Court has put off the start of early voting in Ohio, which had been slated to begin today. more »»

Registration May Overload The System

September 30, 2014 CHARLESTON — The Department of Environmental Protection is bracing for a flurry of activity with the deadline for registering above-ground storage tanks two days away. more »»



September 30, 2014 Herbert K. Moore, 76, died at the McLeod Hospice House peacefully on Saturday evening, September 27, 2014 with his family at his side. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oc. more »»


September 30, 2014 Russell C. Layne, 78, of Fairlawn and formerly of Shadyside, OH. Son of the late Roy . more »»


September 30, 2014 Martha H. Pumpa, 88, of Shadyside, OH, died Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the Shadyside Care Center in Shadyside, OH. more »»


September 30, 2014 Martha Mazur, 95, of Bridgeport, OH, passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014. She was born in Shadyside, OH, on June 24, 1919, daughter of the late Andrew and Martha (Evanczyk) Hulboy. more »»


September 30, 2014 Velma Lee Nickerson Bennington Harris, 96, of Warwood, WV, died Friday, September 26, 2014 in the Bishop Joseph H. Hodges Continuous Care Center, Wheeling, WV. more »»


Officer Receives Medal Of Valor

September 30, 2014 Wheeling police Sgt. David Drahos was given a Medal of Valor this past weekend for stopping the man who fired shots at the Federal Building last year. more »»

A Taste of Things to Come

September 30, 2014 Construction work continues on previously-announced projects at The Highlands, and the Ohio County Development Authority could announce as early as next week new deals to bring other new tenants... more »»

Wood Charged With Brandishing

September 30, 2014 A Moundsville woman is facing charges after she allegedly approached a man while carrying a knife. Moundsville police officers arrested Monica Wood, 29, of 1333 Ruby St. more »»

Man Says Shot Meant to Ward Off ‘Thugs’

September 30, 2014 A Wheeling resident is charged with wanton endangerment after allegedly firing a handgun to ward off a group of “thugs,” according to Wheeling Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger. more »»

Drugs and Guns Found During Traffic Stop

September 30, 2014 A traffic stop in the Woodsdale neighborhood of Wheeling on Monday afternoon resulted in the arrest of a Bethesda man on drug and gun charges. The arrest was made after a traffic stop at 3:08 p.m. more »»

Wheeling's Comprehensive Plan

Download Wheeling's Draft Comprehensive Plan

September 21, 2014 Click the link to view and download the city's draft Comprehensive Plan. more »»

Updated Zoning Codes High on Priority List

September 21, 2014 WHEELING — The new comprehensive plan being developed in Wheeling may ask city leaders to take a fresh look at the way they view downtown development. more »»

Review Wheeling Plan Regularly

September 15, 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

September 15, 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 »»

Reaction to Plan Comprehensive

September 15, 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 »»


Abortion Down Due to Choice

September 30, 2014 In record numbers, more Ohio women are choosing to have their babies rather than abort them. Pro-abortion groups prefer not to view that as a sign of changing attitudes, however. more »»

VA Still Trying To Cover Tracks

September 30, 2014 Department of Veterans Affairs officials were caught red-handed in failure to serve men and women who have served in the military. more »»

Accelerating School Reform

September 30, 2014 Middle and high school students in West Virginia are being targeted by the “My State, My Life,” campaign, which aims to encourage them to prepare for the careers that will allow them to continue to... more »»

Illegal Immigrant Report No Surprise

September 30, 2014 Imagine yourself as an illegal immigrant who has managed to sneak into the United States from Mexico. You are caught by Border Patrol agents. They tell you they are allowing you to go your own way. more »»

Keep Housing Complexes Safe

September 29, 2014 Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority commissioners are right to be upset about what seems to be a failure to communicate between them and JMHA?Executive Director Joe Costantini — especially... more »»

Local Columns

Common Sense Often Rejected

September 28, 2014 It’s been said you can’t legislate common sense. But you certainly can enact legislation to ban its use. more »»

Reading Comprehension Has Different Levels

September 28, 2014 What is reading comprehension or understanding? Below is one contemporary definition: “Reading comprehension is the reconstructing, interpreting, revaluating, reacting emotionally, and... more »»

Looking For A Bite; Coaching Shortage; and Mail

September 28, 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 newspaper. more »»

New Bill Stewart Book Written by Marshall County Woman

September 28, 2014 Marshall County educator Susan R. Jones has written a book titled, “Bill Stewart: In His Own Words” scheduled for release on Nov. 5. more »»

Some Donors Write Off Tennant

September 27, 2014 With a single exception, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives races in West Virginia are foregone conclusions, the experts with big money to spend seem to have decided. Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W. more »»


Blue Dons Win Class A Region Title

September 30, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Madonna golf coach T.J. Brancazio stood in the Moundsville Country Club clubhouse pleased. more »»

Madonna’s Ewusiak Fills Big Shoes

September 30, 2014 WEIRTON — It’s tough enough to replace any player lost from graduation on a state championship team, let alone the quarterback who led that team and accounted for 9,255 total yards and 121 total... more »»

New Coach Takes Helm At Bishop

September 30, 2014 McMECHEN — Excitement is building around the Bishop Donahue girls’ basketball program as Shawn Martin will take over at the helm this upcoming season. more »»

Patriots Will Defend W.Va. AAA Title

September 30, 2014 CHEAT?LAKE?— The way Wheeling Park golf coach Don Headley sees it, his club completed murderer’s row Monday at Mountview Golf Course. more »»

Tomlin To Address Penalties

September 30, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Antonio Brown was giddy. Le’Veon Bell was fired up. Cam Heyward was offering a pointed critique. more »»

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