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Venues Post $170,000 Loss

October 1, 2014 WHEELING — WesBanco Arena and the Capitol Theatre lost a combined $170,000 on operations through the first 11 months of the 2013-14 fiscal year, according to Greater Wheeling Sports and Entertainmen... more »»

 
 
 

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Venues Post $170,000 Loss

October 1, 2014 WHEELING — WesBanco Arena and the Capitol Theatre lost a combined $170,000 on operations through the first 11 months of the 2013-14 fiscal year, according to Greater Wheeling Sports and Entertainmen... more »»

HRC Ex-Director’s Suit Tossed

October 1, 2014 WHEELING — A judge has ruled the city of Wheeling does not owe Theresa Garrett, the former executive director of its Human Rights Commission, for additional benefits she claims the city improperly... more »»

Cove Point Project Gets OK

October 1, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Opponents and supporters of Dominion Resources $3. more »»

First Ebola Case In U.S.

October 1, 2014 DALLAS (AP) — A patient at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesda. more »»

Study: Gambling Industry Worth $240B and 1.7M Jobs

October 1, 2014 LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. casinos and the makers of the games found inside had a $240 billion economic impact and employed 1.7 million people in 2013, a study shows. more »»

Obituaries

AMY DUNCIL

October 1, 2014 Amy Duncil, 37, of Maynard, Ohio, died Monday, September 29, 2014. Arrangements pending at Toothman Funeral Home, St. Clairsville. more »»

HENRY WOODS

October 1, 2014 Henry Forrest Woods, 93, of Bridgeport, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, September 30, 2014, in Country Club Retirement Campus, Bellaire, Ohio. more »»

RONALD DAWSON

October 1, 2014 Ronald D. “Clutch” Dawson, 80 years of age, of New Martinsville, WV, went to be with Jesus Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Friends received 6-8 p.m. more »»

AMY ROBERTS

October 1, 2014 Amy Lynn Roberts, 43, of Martins Ferry died Monday, September 29, 2014, at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry, after a long battle with Amyloidosis. more »»

THOMAS GRAMMEN

October 1, 2014 Thomas Grammen, 83, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on September 22, 2014. Mr. Grammen was a retired restaurant owner and a Greek by faith. more »»

Community

Wheeling Resident Named to WVU Homecoming Court

October 1, 2014 Wheeling resident Bria Cross has been selected to the West Virginia University 2014 Homecoming Court. She is one of five women selected to represent WVU during the homecoming festivities Saturday. more »»

Police Reports

October 1, 2014 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Driving While Suspended At 6:33 p.m. 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 »»

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 »»

Editorials

Help Withheld In Drug War

October 1, 2014 Jefferson County has one of the highest rates of heroin overdose deaths in Ohio. Drug-related violence has become an epidemic in Steubenville. more »»

Getting Accurate Drug Death Data

October 1, 2014 Heroin use seems to be spreading like wildfire in Ohio and with it comes an increasing death toll due to overdoses. 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 »»

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 »»

Sports

Volquez Vies To Be a Giant Killer

October 1, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Edinson Volquez’s renaissance began with a simple game of catch. more »»

Royals Bounce Back to Beat A’s 9-8

October 1, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren’t going down without a fight. more »»

Cadets Play Keep Away

October 1, 2014 WHEELING — With a team consisting of 12 seniors, Coach Eric Fries’ Linsly boys’ soccer team does such a good job playing keep-away from it opponents and possessing the ball, that at times it becomes... more »»

Steelers Defense Has Yet To Gel

October 1, 2014 PITTSBURGH — James Harrison expected his body to be sore while working his way back into football shape following a nine-month break. more »»

Phelps Apologizes for DUI Arrest

October 1, 2014 Michael Phelps’ comeback has been sidetracked by more trouble away from the pool. more »»

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