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Educational Opportunities Abound in Ohio Valley

February 21, 2012 Even with the local area’s changing demographics, the school systems that educate our children — public, private, parochial — do their jobs when it comes to preparing students for a lifetime of... more »»

The Linsly School Encourages Individual Success

February 21, 2012 The Ohio Valley continues to produce excellent students who go on to higher education or right into the work force, a tribute to those institutions of learning providing the educational groundwork... more »»

Young People Must Take Ownership of Their Health

February 21, 2012 Today’s teens and young adults have grown up in an age where technology, hectic schedules and convenience foods loaded with calories constantly within reach have pushed maintaining a healthy... more »»

Teens Sensitive to Body Image

February 21, 2012 Shadyside High School senior Conor Craig works out every day at school, and he believes body image is important to most teenagers. more »»

Parents Need to Keep Tabs on Teens’ Use Of Games, Volume Levels

February 21, 2012 Sometimes teenagers don’t realize their music is too loud or if they’ve logged too many hours playing video games — at least not until they have developed a proble. more »»

Youngsters Receive Needed Services at Facilities

February 21, 2012 Youths in need have several facilities to care for them in the Ohio Valley. The Children’s Home of Wheeling, Crittenton Services, St. John’s Home for Children and Youth Services System, Inc. more »»

Video Games More Than a Distraction

February 21, 2012 Video games represent billions of dollars each year in the global market. more »»

iPads Replace Books for Youth

February 21, 2012 Their parents “hit the books” when they went to school, but today’s youth now touch their iPads or smartphones to learn more than reading, writing and arithmetic. more »»

Jobs Opportunities Abound for Youth in New Industries

February 21, 2012 While the number of industrial jobs decreased in the Ohio Valley in recent decades, local educators believe there are now more jobs for today’s youth in the technical trades than there are students... more »»

Job Outlook for College Graduates Slowly Improving

February 21, 2012 More than 40 percent of college graduates age 25 and under were unemployed or working in jobs that didn’t require a college degree in 2009, according to a Northwestern University study. more »»

Teen Pregnancy Remains An Issue in Ohio Valley

February 21, 2012 While teenage pregnancy remains an issue in the local area, those who work with expectant mothers and new parents at two area high schools say the number of teenage pregnancies fluctuates and varies... more »»

Kelly and McAteer Say: Coal Will Provide Jobs for Decades

February 21, 2012 In the face of an Ohio Valley natural gas rush, federal emissions regulations and an administration that is waging war against it, coal still reigns as king in the local area. more »»

Local High School Students Earn College Credit

February 21, 2012 As the price of a college education continues to rise, many high school students are taking advantage of the opportunity to earn college credit prior to graduation. more »»

Students Learn Drilling Basics

February 21, 2012 West Virginia Northern Community College is doing its part to ensure that local residents have a chance to get jobs in the rapidly expanding natural gas industry. more »»

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