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City: New Field Seeing Plenty of Use

August 29, 2014 WHEELING — About 16 different groups, from high school sports teams to pee-wee football leagues and even an ice hockey team, have used the new J.. more »»

 
 
 

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City: New Field Seeing Plenty of Use

August 29, 2014 WHEELING — About 16 different groups, from high school sports teams to pee-wee football leagues and even an ice hockey team, have used the new J.. more »»

Medical License Reinstated

August 29, 2014 WHEELING — The West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine is considering an appeal to the state Supreme Court after Dr. Roland Chalifoux’s medical license was reinstated Thursday. more »»

W.Va. Filings Fee Plan Halted

August 29, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — The Secretary of State’s Office has scrubbed plans to charge fees to obtain public filings for businesses and organizations. A newspaper reported the change scheduled to begin Sep. more »»

Pa. Listing Identifies Water Wells Harmed by Drilling

August 29, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Six years into a natural gas boom, Pennsylvania has for the first time released details of 243 cases in which companies prospecting for oil or gas were found by state regulators... more »»

Doctor’s License Reinstated

August 29, 2014 McMECHEN — Kanawha County Circuit Judge Charles King on Thursday reinstated the medical license of D. more »»

Obituaries

JOSEPH TAYLOR

August 29, 2014 Joseph Lee Taylor, 60, of Benwood Hill Rd, Benwood, WV, passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014. He was born August 15, 1954, in Wheeling, WV, son of the late Samuel and Hazel Taylor S. more »»

JACK AMATO

August 29, 2014 Jack Amato, 84, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Thursday, August 28, 2014, in Wheeling Hospital. He was born January 1, 1930, in Swoyersville, Pa. more »»

DEBORAH CALIX

August 29, 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 »»

AUDREY DAVENPORT

August 29, 2014 Audrey Leona Davenport, 86, of Dennison, Ohio, passed August 27. Visitation Saturday 4-8 p.m., Borkoski Funeral Home, Cadiz. Services 1 p.m. Sunday. more »»

EMIL EDDY

August 29, 2014 Emil Eddy, 77, of Bridgeway Addition, Middlebourne, departed this life Thursday, August 28, 2014, in OVMC, Wheeling. more »»

Community

County Gets $200,000 To Buy Clothing For Children

August 29, 2014 A helping hand will go to Belmont County’s youth this winter. more »»

Father Sentenced for Shaking 10-Month-Old

August 29, 2014 Chad A. Kendle will spend two-to-10 years in prison for shaking his 10-month-old child and causing serious bodily harm. more »»

Hospital Team Focuses on Overall Patient

August 29, 2014 A new chiropractic office aims to treat the whole person, not just their pains. more »»

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 »»

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

Being Prepared In West Virginia

August 29, 2014 West Virginia’s Bureau of Public Health had no epidemiologists on staff specifically trained to deal with chemical and natural disasters, when a leaky tank sent crude 4-methylcyclohexanemethanol... more »»

Prevent Terrorists From Marketing Oil

August 29, 2014 Islamic State terrorists are a greater threat than al-Qaida ever was. That is because they possess several advantages al-Qaida never enjoyed. more »»

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 »»

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

WVU Will Rev Up Engines Versus No. 2 Crimson Tide

August 29, 2014 MORGANTOWN — There’s been a different aroma in the air this week in Morgantown. more »»

Steubenville Knocks off Cleveland JFK 49-12

August 29, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Mandela Lawrence-Burke threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Steubenville knocked off Cleveland John . more »»

Huskies Take Down Trail To Kick off Season, 20-19

August 29, 2014 OLD WASHINGTON — In now his 10th season at the helm at Harrison Central, Justin Kropka knows very well what it takes to be a successful football team. more »»

Maykowski leaves it on the field — literally

August 29, 2014 OLD WASHINGTON — On most nights, Nate Maykowski’s performance could best be described as gusty. In fact, that’s the way his coach, Justin Kropka, put things Thursday night. more »»

Stars Sit It Out as Panthers Topple Steelers 10-0

August 29, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Fozzy Whittaker ran for a 2-yard touchdown, Graham Gano added a short field goal and the Carolina Panthers beat the listless Pittsburgh Steelers 10-0 in the preseason finale Thursday... more »»

W.Va. News

W.Va. spill company eyes voluntary cleanup program

August 29, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Freedom Industries is considering trying to enter a state program to help ease cleanup at the site where a chemical spill polluted the Charleston area's water supply. more »»

W.Va. historic preservation grants available

August 29, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is accepting applications for historic preservation survey and planning grants. more »»

Yeager Airport board explores solar panel project

August 29, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Yeager Airport officials are exploring a project that could make the airport the first in the nation to run entirely on electricity it generates from solar panels. more »»

W.Va. center gets disability education grant

August 29, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A center that helps educate West Virginia parents of children with disabilities is getting a $200,000 grant from the U. more »»

GOP nominees in W.Va., Va. bet on high school game

August 29, 2014 CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Republican nominees for U. more »»

Ohio News

Ohio police arrest youth after gun threat

August 29, 2014 OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio sheriff says a 15-year-old student has been charged with making terroristic threats after allegedly saying he planned to bring a rifle and handgun to school. more »»

Ohio State hears from ex-band director's backers

August 29, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of the fired Ohio State University marching band director are out in force for a meeting of the university trustees. more »»

Duke halting coal burning at Ohio plant

August 29, 2014 NEW RICHMOND, Ohio (AP) — A utility says it will stop burning coal at a southwest Ohio power plant that was the site of a recent oil spill into the Ohio River. more »»

OSU board hears from ex-band director's backers

August 29, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of the fired Ohio State University marching band director are out in force for a meeting of the university trustees. more »»

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