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Easter Arrives In The Ohio Valley

April 20, 2014 WHEELING — It may be Easter Sunday but it was more like the parable of the loaves and fishes on Saturday. more »»

 
 
 

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Mayor Wants Pension Solution

April 20, 2014 WHEELING — A serious discussion by state legislators on the “sorry” state of municipal police and fire pension plans throughout West Virginia is long overdue, Wheeling Mayor Andy McKenzie said. more »»

Company Blamed In School Lawsuit

April 20, 2014 CAMERON — Despite the recent discovery that the Marshall County Board of Education believes Project and Construction Services Inc. more »»

Wheeling Was Home To Army Hospital

April 20, 2014 Editor’s Note: This article is part of an occasional series on the Civil War sesquicentennial provided by members of the Wheeling Civil War 150 Committee. more »»

WLU Coach Jim Crutchfield Named ‘Light of the Valley’

April 20, 2014 WHEELING — For the Wheeling YMCA, it was a slam dunk decision to name West Liberty University’s men’s basketball coach Jim Crutchfield as the eighth annual recipient of the Y’s “Light of the Valley”... more »»

Obituaries

Glenna Longwell

April 20, 2014 LONGWELL, Glenna P. Hartman, 89, of New Martinsville, WV passed away at her home with her loving family by her side. Glenna was the daughter of the late Allen Jacob Hartman and Eunice Rabel Hartman. more »»

Helen McNabb

April 20, 2014 McNABB, Helen Mae “Maggie” Sheller, 73, of Wheeling, WV died on Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W. more »»

John Nau

April 20, 2014 NAU, John J. “Jack,” 91, of Wheeling, WV, died Friday, April 18, 2015. He was born September 3, 1922 in Wheeling, a son of the late John J. and Mary Mihalek Nau. more »»

Margo Neal

April 20, 2014 NEAL, Margo Lyn, 68, of Brewer Road, Morgantown, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at her residence. She was born January 17, 1946 in Wheeling, WV, to the late Doris McMahon Stock and Kenneth Stock. more »»

George White

April 20, 2014 WHITE, George “Allen,” 52, of Proctor, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Wheeling Hospital. Allen was born June 28, 1961 in Parkersburg, W.V. more »»

Community

DOH: Boulder-Catching Net To Be Repaired Along W.Va. 2

April 20, 2014 In response to a tragic 2005 accident that resulted in a man’s death, the West Virginia Division of Highways installed a steel mesh barrier to prevent rockslide boulders from falling onto The Narrow... more »»

Electronics Recycling Is Day Set

April 20, 2014 WHEELING — Ohio County residents with outdated computers, discarded cell phones, old VCRs or even a broken 1980s boombox they wish to discard can dispose of them at an electronics recycling event... more »»

Coast Guard Auxiliary Encourages Safe Boating

April 20, 2014 TRIADELPHIA — With summer just around the corner, members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary Wheeling Chapter are preparing to help Ohio Valley residents get ready for a safe season of boating. more »»

Police Chief Proposes Mental Disorder Training for Officers

April 20, 2014 Even before the recent stabbings at a high school near Pittsburgh, Wheeling Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger saw the need for law enforcement officers to be trained to recognize a person with a menta... more »»

Back-to-School Vaccines Available Early

April 19, 2014 To avoid potentially long lines, parents are being encouraged to get their children’s back-to-school vaccinations updated now. more »»

Editorials

Getting Trucks Back in Control

April 20, 2014 For a time after the gas drilling boom hit the Northern Panhandle, it seemed as if most of the companies involved were trying hard to be good neighbors. Big trucks were preceded by pilot cars. more »»

Easter Ends Long Winter of the Soul

April 20, 2014 With fingers crossed, many area residents are hoping spring is finally here. We certainly had more than enough of the long, snowy, cold winter. more »»

Focus on Owners Of Dangerous Dogs

April 20, 2014 Between the end of 2011 and this February, government agencies in the Dayton area received about 60 complaints about a home in that city, according to a published report. more »»

Keeping Faith With Taxpayers

April 19, 2014 For decades, Ohio County voters have approved “excess” property tax levies for public schools every time they have been aske. more »»

Heroin Epidemic Grows in E. Ohio

April 19, 2014 Deaths from heroin overdoses have reached record levels in Ohio — and Jefferson and Belmont counties are in the thick of the epidemic. more »»

Local Columns

Crosses Not Harming Anyone

April 20, 2014 I suspect many people share my opinion about separation of church and state in America: Crosses on public property aren’t that big a deal. I could write a book about things that concern me more. more »»

Here’s How to Get Rid of Fear, Stress in Our Lives

April 20, 2014 In the last few weeks there have been numerous events that would make average men or women pull their hair wondering, “What’s going to happen next?” A plane has fallen out of the sky and over a mont... more »»

Grand Vue Park Celebrates 40th

April 20, 2014 Grand Vue Park will be observing its 40th anniversary on April 27 with an Open House from 1-5 p.m. more »»

Truly Sincere Gifts Are Anonymous

April 20, 2014 “Make certain you do not perform your religious duties in public so that people see what you do publicly, you will not have any reward from your Father in heave. more »»

Who Would Succeed Manchin?

April 19, 2014 No doubt some U.S. senators, both Democrats and Republicans, get tired of hearing Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., talk about how we do things in the Mountain State. The feeling is mutual, in a way. more »»

Sports

Wheeling Wrestling Club Making Huge Strides

April 20, 2014 WHEELING — Tomorrow’s wrestlers certainly have fared well for themselves today. more »»

Nailers Take A 2-0 Lead

April 20, 2014 NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Call it the goal that almost never happened. more »»

Jesuit, Fairmont Each Win One

April 20, 2014 WHEELING — As Wheeling Jesuit’s leadoff hitter, Tony Connacher understands the importance of getting guys on base early, and often. more »»

CBJ Stun Pens in 2OT

April 20, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Matt Calvert banged home a rebound 1:10 into the second overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets earned the first playoff victory in franchise history with a 4-3 victory against the... more »»

John Marshall Sweeps Washington

April 19, 2014 GLEN DALE — Washington’s two day softball journey to the Northern Panhandle didn’t begin well yesterday afternoon as it was John Marshall that ended up having a “Good Friday. more »»

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