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Chalifoux has license reinstated

August 28, 2014 WHEELING -- Kanawha County Circuit Judge Charles King this afternoon reinstated Dr. Roland Chalifoux's medical license. more »»

 
 
 

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Chalifoux has license reinstated

August 28, 2014 WHEELING -- Kanawha County Circuit Judge Charles King this afternoon reinstated Dr. Roland Chalifoux's medical license. more »»

Football Preview Kicks Off Season

August 28, 2014 WHEELING — High School football changes by the year. If there was a very large book encompassing the history of the game in the Ohio Valley, no two chapters would be the same. more »»

New Eateries, Stores May Come to Highlands

August 28, 2014 WHEELING — A Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurant and a Taco Bell are among businesses that could be locating to The Highlands in Ohio County, but county commissioners caution any plans there are... more »»

Trickett Kissed Saban’s Daughter

August 28, 2014 MORGANTOWN — Just when you thought the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game between Alabama and West Virginia couldn’t possibly have any more story lines, Clint Trickett drops a bombshell. more »»

Beard Cutting Isn’t Hate Crime

August 28, 2014 CINCINNATI — Personal conflict, not religion, was the driving motive behind beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish, an appeals court panel ruled Wednesday in overturning the hate-crime... more »»

Obituaries

DEBORAH CALIX

August 28, 2014 Deborah Calix, 56, of Wheeling, WV, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at home. Arrangements are pending at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, Bethlehem/ Wheeling. more »»

ALBERT STASKO

August 28, 2014 Albert J. Stasko, 91, Weirton, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014. Visitation, 6-8 p.m. Fri. 9-9:30 a.m. Sat. at Greco Hertnick F. H. Weirton. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday, at Sacred Heart of Mary R. C. more »»

MARY BORTON

August 28, 2014 Mary Borton died Aug. 27, 2014. Funeral follows visitation from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 30, 2014, at Blaschalk-Wilson Funeral Home, Mingo Junction. more »»

ERIC POLEN

August 28, 2014 Eric Polen 42, of Valley Grove died Tuesday, August 26, at Liza’s Place. There will be no visition. Kepner Funeral Home, Elm Grove is in charge. more »»

KATHERINE SCHMIDT

August 28, 2014 Katherine Schmidt, 101, of Weirton, W.Va., died Aug. 27, 2014. Visitation Friday 10-11 a.m., Steel & Wolfe, Weirton. Funeral there Friday at 11 a.m. more »»

Community

Health Board Approves Smoking Ban

August 28, 2014 Despite emotional, last-minute pleas from Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort employees, the Hancock County health board on Monday unanimously approved an indoor, countywide smoking ban with no... more »»

Dog Park Location Set

August 28, 2014 WHEELING — Following a months-long search for a suitable location, Wheeling officials have agreed to use city property to build the city’s first dog park. more »»

County Gets a Bargain On Fulton Hill Guardrail Project

August 28, 2014 Belmont County officials were pleasantly surprised Wednesday when bids for a major guardrail project came in more than $80,000 below engineer’s estimates. more »»

Two Suspects Arraigned in Assault of 71-Year-Old Man

August 28, 2014 Two of three suspects accused of assaulting a 71-year-old man during a home invasion last month were arraigned this week. Bryan K. Nicosia, 31, whose last known address is 129 S. Muskingum St. more »»

Memorial Park Episode Yields Several Arrests

August 28, 2014 Three adults were arrested and four children placed in Children’s Services’ custody after police noticed a vehicle inside a St. Clairsville park after dusk on Tuesday. more »»

Wheeling's Comprehensive Plan

Download Wheeling's Draft Comprehensive Plan

August 26, 2014 Click the link to view and download the city's draft Comprehensive Plan. more »»

Reaction to Plan Comprehensive

August 26, 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 »»

Review Wheeling Plan Regularly

August 24, 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

August 24, 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 »»

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 »»

Editorials

Keeping Coal Miners Safe

August 28, 2014 When things are not done “by the book” in underground coal mines, people can be hurt or killed. That is why situations such as one at a local mine need to be nipped in the bud. more »»

Taking Back Steubenville

August 28, 2014 People should not be terrified of what could happen to them in their own homes. They should not be afraid to allow their children to go to parks. more »»

Dog Park Economic Development Tool

August 28, 2014 Among the goals of those developing a new comprehensive plan for Wheeling is attracting young professionals to our city. more »»

Capito Plan Is Common Sense

August 27, 2014 Flashy federal initiatives are missing from the job-creation plan released Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va., who wants to pursue her proposals through a seat in the U.. more »»

Rehabilitating W.Va. Criminals

August 27, 2014 West Virginia’s campaign to reduce jail and prison overcrowding is succeeding, state legislators were told Monday. more »»

Local Columns

Changing Wheeling Radically

August 24, 2014 If a proposed new comprehensive plan for Wheeling is approved, the key — as those who wrote the document stress — will be implementatio. more »»

Putting an End to Bullying in Schools This Year

August 24, 2014 Bullying used to be viewed as something of a normal part of school, from the earliest elementary years to college fraternity hazing. more »»

Pipeliners Giving Back; A Retirement; and Travel

August 24, 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 newspape. more »»

RED Partnership, Mound Power Work Well Together

August 24, 2014 Moundsville Power first arrived on the local scene some 18 months ago when company officials contacted the Regional Economic Development Partnership, which is a private, non-profit economic... more »»

Shame on You If You Vote Against School Funding

August 24, 2014 Before I admonish all of you who vote down school bond issues, I must admit I am a former teacher who retired in 2009. In fact, I am a third-generation educator. more »»

Sports

Show That Never Ends

August 28, 2014 WHEELING — Welcome, my fellow lunatics, to the show that never ends: Ohio Valley high school football season. more »»

Five Bold Predictions For WVU

August 28, 2014 MORGANTOWN —There’s much optimism surrounding the West Virginia football program this season. Why not? The Mountaineers can’t do much worse than they did last season. more »»

Bulldogs Muster Energy To Win Marathon Game

August 28, 2014 WHEELING — The first set was a marathon, and it did take a toll on the young players during the Linlsy-Bridgeport volleyball match Wednesday night on the Linsly campus. more »»

USC’s Shaw Admits to Making Up Story

August 28, 2014 LOS ANGELES — Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to... more »»

Final Spots On Roster Undecided

August 28, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Joe Webb has a job beyond the weekend. Landry Jones would like one too. more »»

W.Va. News

Clock ticking in W.Va., Va. to seek flood loans

August 28, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Time is running out to apply for federal disaster loans in areas of West Virginia and Virginia that were hit by flooding on June 12. more »»

W.Va. to charge fees to obtain some public filings

August 28, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginians soon will have to pay to obtain some public documents from the Secretary of State's Office. more »»

Huntington Southern States store closes

August 28, 2014 HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Farmers in the Huntington area will have to travel to other cities to buy supplies. more »»

Rocket launch from Wallops Island tests new tech

August 28, 2014 WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) — NASA is reviewing data from a rocket launch that tested a new sub-payload deployment method for suborbital rockets. more »»

Ohio News

Ohio justice pushes annual pay raises for judges

August 28, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court is promoting annual cost-of-living increases for judges as a way of keeping judges on the bench and making the profession attractive... more »»

A&F's shares tumble as teens turn elsewhere

August 28, 2014 NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded. more »»

Dayton officer can't be sued for discrimination

August 28, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a Dayton police officer can't be sued individually as part of a sex discrimination case. more »»

Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great lakes

August 28, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A scientific paper released Thursday says the bait fish trade represents a serious threat for spreading invasive species in the Great Lakes area. more »»

Ohio driver accused of hot-bus punishment resigns

August 28, 2014 LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school bus driver has resigned after being accused of making elementary-age students sit with the windows up in hot weather as a punishment. more »»

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Sitting On The Porch

August 12, 2014 Tracy Lawrence once sang, "If the world had a front porch like we did back then ... We'd still have our problems, but we'd all be friends. more »

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