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Mayor Discusses Taxes, Business Climate at Service Club Meeting

November 20, 2014 WHEELING — There’s no doubt downtown Wheeling has changed, Mayor Andy McKenzie said, but he believes those who compare today’s downtown to that of a generation ago are missing something important. more »»

 
 
 

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Mayor Discusses Taxes, Business Climate at Service Club Meeting

November 20, 2014 WHEELING — There’s no doubt downtown Wheeling has changed, Mayor Andy McKenzie said, but he believes those who compare today’s downtown to that of a generation ago are missing something important. more »»

Some Want Bridge To Be Saved

November 20, 2014 WHEELING — A group of Wheeling residents is making an 11th-hour plea to save the Aetnaville Bridge, which has connected Wheeling Island with Aetnaville for more than 120 years but is set for... more »»

Brown: Let Pros Handle Pipeline

November 20, 2014 With the U.S. more »»

Police: Man Takes Cab To Robbery

November 20, 2014 WHEELING — Police are looking for a man who took a cab ride to the bar he reportedly robbed in Elm Grove at 12:50 a.m. today, according to Wheeling police. more »»

W.Va. GOP Leaders To Elevate State Energy Panel

November 20, 2014 CHARLESTON — Republican leaders in West Virginia plan to elevate the Legislature’s energy committees to major-committee status, giving them more time to meet and more resources to use. more »»

Obituaries

SHIRLEY BUCAN

November 20, 2014 Shirley Bucan, 78, of Bethlehem, died Thursday October 20, 2014, at Bishop Joseph Hodges Continuous Care Center, Wheeling. Arrangements are pending at Altmeyer Funeral Home 154 Kruger St. more »»

SHERRY STARKEY

November 20, 2014 Sherry Lynn Clegg Starkey, 54, of Sistersville, died November 17, 2014, at Genesis New Martinsville. more »»

CLARENCE CUSTER

November 20, 2014 Clarence “Doug” Custer age 67, of Triadelphia, WV passed away November 18, 2014 at the Valley Hospice branch, Liza’s Place, Wheeling, WV. more »»

PATRICIA ROSSEL

November 20, 2014 Patricia S. “Cookie” Rossel, 73, of Moundsville, W. Va., passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at home. Patricia was born November 18, 1941, in Philippi, W.Va., a daughter of the late Dr. more »»

WILLIAM DUMAS

November 20, 2014 William Blair Dumas Sr., 89, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014, in Mound View Health Care, Moundsville, WV. more »»

Community

Limestone Land Parcel Up for Sale

November 20, 2014 A small parcel of land in Limestone will be receiving new life and development, as the property formerly known as Moloski’s Bar was sold at public auction Wednesday. more »»

Concert Kicks Off Holiday Parade

November 20, 2014 Visitors to the annual Perkins Restaurant and Bakery Fantasy in Lights Parade in downtown Wheeling can enjoy a pre-parade concert featuring local country music singer Joe Zelek. more »»

Job and Family Services Chief Pay Increased to $110,240

November 20, 2014 The Belmont County Commission on Wednesday voted 2-1 to increase the salary of the Belmont County Department of Job and Family Services Director to $110,240. more »»

Community Action Team Planning to Meet

November 20, 2014 The Community Action Team, also known as CAT, is a branch of the Brooke Hancock County Family Resource Network. more »»

Human Trafficking Panel Discussion To Be at WJU

November 20, 2014 Local and state officials will come together next week to discuss human trafficking and its existence in West Virgini. more »»

Editorials

Drilling Waste Rules Appropriate

November 20, 2014 Radioactivity from “drilling mud” sent to landfills may not pose a threat to human health, but it still should be controlled and monitored at landfills in West Virgini. more »»

Rockefeller Vote Wrong for W.Va.

November 20, 2014 Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., has lost touch with his constituents — even with many of the Democrats who traditionally have supported hi. more »»

Moundsville Council Right About Center

November 20, 2014 Moundsville City Council members were right to reverse themselves on a prior decision regarding the Sanford Center. more »»

Brown’s Excuse Makes No Sense

November 20, 2014 Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, stuck with his fellow ultra-liberals Tuesday, in voting against a measure to allow construction of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. more »»

Rethink Ohio Redistricting

November 18, 2014 Accusations of gerrymandering will never be eliminated from the process of setting districts from which state and federal legislators are elected. more »»

Local Columns

Helping Protect Consumers Against Scams in West Virginia

November 20, 2014 When you ask people in West Virginia what the Office of the Attorney General does, one of their first responses often is “consumer protection. more »»

Arthurdale Really Only A Fairy Tale

November 16, 2014 Run out of bedtime stories for the children? Let me help. There’s a wonderful fairy tale making the rounds, as it does occasionally. more »»

Reports of Tea Party’s Death Greatly Exaggerated

November 16, 2014 In early March of this year, Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, sensing success in the November mid-term election, spoke for many establishment Republican leaders by predicting, “I... more »»

JMHS Basketball Teams Invite Public to ‘Midnight Madness’

November 16, 2014 The John Marshall High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams are inviting the public to their inaugural “Midnight Madness” event on Friday. more »»

Community Foundation Working to Improve Ohio Valley

November 16, 2014 “Brittany” was 19 when she entered a runaway and homeless program administered by Youth Services System in Wheeling. more »»

Sports

Tigers Planned for This Day

November 20, 2014 BYESVILLE — November 23, 2013 was just a normal day for most folks in the Ohio Valley. more »»

Nailers Defeat Jackals, 2-0

November 20, 2014 WHEELING — The Wheeling Nailers squared off with the Elmira Jackals in a rare 10:35 contest Wednesday morning for Field Trip Day, and rallied to overcome a 2-0 deficit in the third period to force... more »»

Blood Clot May End Hockey Career for Pens’ Pascal Dupuis

November 20, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Pascal Dupuis spent the first nine months of 2014 recovering from torn ligaments in his right knee, a grueling stretch that tested the veteran Pittsburgh Penguins forward’s patience and... more »»

Steelers Sticking With Run

November 20, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Trailing lowly Tennessee by 11 points in the third quarter Monday night, Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley did something curious. He stuck with the run. more »»

Gordon Is Eager To Return

November 20, 2014 BEREA, Ohio — Josh Gordon can’t do anything to change his past. He knows there are doubters who believe it’s just a matter of time before he slips up again. Gordon is looking forward. Straight ahea. more »»

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Amazing grace

November 14, 2014 (Note: This is a revised edition.) Amazing. That is the word I have used several times to describe the funeral service on Thursday of 10-year-old Josiah "JoJo" Titus-Glover of Wheeling. more »

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