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West Virginia Cities Must Get Creative On Infrastructure Issues

August 5, 2015 WHEELING — With investment lagging and regulatory costs increasing, local governments are pressed into finding more creative ways to deal with crumbling infrastructure such as roads and water and... more »»

 
 
 

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West Virginia Cities Must Get Creative On Infrastructure Issues

August 5, 2015 WHEELING — With investment lagging and regulatory costs increasing, local governments are pressed into finding more creative ways to deal with crumbling infrastructure such as roads and water and... more »»

Wheeling to Accept Sewage From 250 Homes in Mozart

August 5, 2015 WHEELING — About 250 Mozart households soon will be sending sewage to Wheeling’s treatment plant, with the potential for more in the future, after Wheeling City Council approved an agreement Tuesday... more »»

Ohio County Judge Unhappy About Juror No-Shows

August 5, 2015 WHEELING — An attempted murder trial ended before it started Tuesday, and Ohio County Circuit Judge David Sims is not happy about it. more »»

GOP Debate Field Is Set

August 5, 2015 CLEVELAND (AP) — Billionaire businessman Donald Trump will be front and center in the Republican Party’s leadoff presidential debate, scoring the top spot in Thursday’s prime-time faceoff where he’l... more »»

Fire Sale on Fossil Fuels

August 5, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) —î These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices. more »»

Obituaries

JOSEPH BOWEN

August 5, 2015 Joseph “Joe” Mark Bowen, 60, of Friendly, W.Va., passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on August 4, 2015. more »»

CLEO SIVERT

August 5, 2015 Cleo Maxine Sivert, 84, of New Martinsville, W.Va. died Monday, August 3, 2015 at Genesis New Martinsville. Cleo was born January 12, 1931 in West Post Office, Wetzel County, W.Va. more »»

REV. JOSEPH SAMAROO

August 5, 2015 Rev. Joseph Samaroo, 89, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2015, at his home. He was in the company of his two sons. He was born in British Guiana (now Guyana), South America. Rev. more »»

WILLIAM WELLS

August 5, 2015 William F. Wells, 78, of Weirton, WV, died Monday, August 3, 2015. Bill donated his body to the West Virginia Human Gift Registry. Greco-Hertnick F.H. more »»

PATRICIA KRUPINSKI

August 5, 2015 Patricia S (Patti) Krupinski, 66, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on August 2, 2015, at Liza’s Place, Wheeling, WV. She was born on July 8, 1949, in Wheeling, WV, daughter of the late . more »»

Community

New Circuit Judge Cuomo Administered Oath in Wheeling

August 5, 2015 Many gathered in the courtroom of the Brooke County Courthouse, filling the pews, side aisles and main doorway, on Monday to see Wellsburg attorney Jason Cuomo administered oaths of office as the... more »»

Marshall County Educators, Administrators Meet to Discuss the Future of Education

August 5, 2015 Marshall County School District teachers and administrators met Tuesday to discuss the future of education and professional learning communities throughout the district. more »»

Wheeling Dog Park Needs Funds

August 5, 2015 Excavation and leveling have already begun at the Tunnel Green location chosen for the Wheeling Dog Park, according to Jeremy Morris, co-founder of the Wheeling Dog Park Association. more »»

Puppy Mill Ban Sought in Marshall County

August 5, 2015 A representative from the Humane Society of the USA appeared before the Marshall County Commission, again seeking a proactive approach to possible future dog-breeding operations. more »»

Wellsburg Woman Charged With Stabbing Husband

August 5, 2015 A Wellsburg man was transported to a Pittsburgh hospital and his wife was arrested for allegedly stabbing him with a kitchen knife after a domestic incident Sunday. more »»

Editorials

Watching Out For Children

August 5, 2015 The sight of a 3-year-old girl pounding on the window of an upstairs room was more than a woman in Martins Ferry could take. She called police. When police Sg. more »»

Why Was Hawaii Exempted by EPA?

August 5, 2015 Like West Virginians and Ohioans, people in Hawaii rely on fossil fuels to generate virtually all of their electricity. more »»

Giving ATV Riders a Break

August 4, 2015 Most all-terrain-vehicle accidents appear to result strictly from operator error — riders pushing their machines beyond the limits for which they were designed. more »»

Some Americans Died Needlessly

August 4, 2015 This week marks a grim anniversary for many Ohioans. It was 10 years ago, on Aug 3, 2005, that a single ambush in Iraq took the lives of 14 Marines. more »»

Expedite Case Against the EPA

August 4, 2015 President Barack Obama must have gotten a good laugh out of a federal court decision less than two months ago. Timing is everything, Obama may have chuckle. more »»

Local Columns

Stonewall Should Rest In Peace

August 2, 2015 This is going to get complicated and expensive. But the PC police say we have to do it, so we’d better get started. For starters, we’ll have to change the name of Jefferson Count. more »»

Wasting Taxpayer Money on Theatrics in W.Va.

August 2, 2015 This past winter, Senator Bill Cole and Delegate Tim Armstead united construction owners and businesses with their workers. more »»

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words; And Signs

August 2, 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 newspape. more »»

Local Group Has Toured Every Major League Ballpark

August 2, 2015 Thirteen years ago Bill Bryson owner of Uniglobe Ohio Valley Travel in Wheeling sent out flyers which read: ‘‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame!’’ I was one the first to sign up for an opportunity to... more »»

Sending Wrong Message to Iran

August 1, 2015 If it was not clear previously that President Barack Obama is an incredibly astute politician but a disaster of a diplomat, it certainly is now. more »»

Sports

Pirates Downed by Cubs, 5-0

August 5, 2015 PITTSBURGH — J.A. Happ gave up seven runs in his last start with the Seattle Mariners on Thursday, which further endangered his spot in the rotation. He remains a starter, but not with Seattle. A.J. more »»

Archer Looking For A Better Season

August 5, 2015 LATROBE, Pa. — Dri Archer’s rookie season was erratic. The Pittsburgh Steelers dual threat at running back and wide receiver is hoping for more success - and running room - this season. more »»

Three-run First Inning Lifts Reds Past Cards

August 5, 2015 CINCINNATI— Anthony DeSclafani has figured out how to handle the Cardinals — go right at them. The rookie handled St. more »»

Unique Route to Hall for Polian

August 5, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS— Bill Polian relied on simple, solid principles to build winners. more »»

Australia Dominates at World Swimming

August 5, 2015 KAZAN, Russia — Australia dominated the 100-meter backstroke events at the world swimming championships Tuesday, winning the men’s title and going 1-2 in the women’s final. more »»

 
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