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Eighth-Grader Saved From Wheeling Pool

June 3, 2015 WHEELING—A Wheeling Middle School eighth grader was taken by medical helicopter to a regional hospital Tuesday after a school resource officer pulled him from 12 feet of water at the Wheeling Park... more »»


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Eighth-Grader Saved From Wheeling Pool

June 3, 2015 WHEELING—A Wheeling Middle School eighth grader was taken by medical helicopter to a regional hospital Tuesday after a school resource officer pulled him from 12 feet of water at the Wheeling Park... more »»

Loggers Ordered To Stop Cutting on Woodsdale Hill

June 3, 2015 WHEELING — Upon responding to a complaint from a nearby resident, West Virginia Division of Forestry inspectors shut down an unauthorized tree removal operation in the Woodsdale section of Wheeling... more »»

Wheeling Council Considers Downtown Property Purchase

June 3, 2015 WHEELING — City leaders may spend $155,000 worth of tax increment financing revenue to acquire unspecified downtown property for redevelopment. more »»

GOP Has First In Race For Governor

June 3, 2015 BLUEFIELD, W.Va. more »»

Northern Panhandle Teens Rally Against Problem of Heroin

June 3, 2015 By DREW PARKER Staff Writer WHEELING — Just one time can end a young life: that’s the message local teens are sending residents across the Ohio Valley with an original public service announcement on... more »»



June 3, 2015 Paul E. “Doc” Schnupp, DDS, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 28, 2015, at the Wayne Center in Wayne, PA. Doc was a resident of King of Prussia, PA. more »»


June 3, 2015 Sarah Emma Russell Watson, 83, of Valley Grove, WV, passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, in Shadyside Care Center, Shadyside, OH. more »»


June 3, 2015 Brenda Kay Brown, 61, of Adena, OH, died Monday. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Arrangements by Borkoski Funeral Home, Adena. more »»


June 3, 2015 Margaret Mary Brose, 87, formerly of Garden Park Terrace, Wheeling, WV, died Friday, May 29, 2015. She was born in New York, N.Y., on January 27, 1928. more »»


June 3, 2015 Lida M. “Pudge” Potenzina, 72, of Mingo Junction, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. She is the wife of Norman Potenzina. more »»


Moundsville City Officials Aim to Eliminate ‘BAD Buildings’

June 3, 2015 Moundsville officials changed their outlook from the BAD Buildings program to the Better Buildings Program when they met with Bel-O-Mar speakers to address the next phase of reclamatio. more »»

Beallsville School Working to Reschedule Sports

June 3, 2015 After learning last week that Beallsville High School will remain open for the 2015-16 school year, school officials are hard at work to ensure students will be able to represent the school outside... more »»

Ohio Valley Mine Rescue Contest Underway

June 3, 2015 For the 34th year, the Ohio Valley Mine Rescue Contest is being held, this time at the former West Virginia Penitentiary. more »»

$4.2M Contract for Wesbanco Arena

June 3, 2015 WesBanco Arena Manager Dennis Magruder hopes to meet with representatives of Colaianni Construction later this week, now that Wheeling City Council had approved a $4. more »»

Police Reports

June 3, 2015 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Grand Larceny At 9:50 a.m. Monday, police investigated a grand larceny report at a North Front Street residence. BELMONT COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT At 7:35 a.m. more »»


Keeping Jail Costs in Check

June 3, 2015 Belmont County commissioners were right during the mid-1990s, then again about a decade later, to be restrained in using taxpayers’ money to build a new county jail, then double its size. more »»

Look Into FBI’s Air Surveillance

June 3, 2015 Claims of “black helicopters” spying on us for the government are not just wild conspiracy theories, it turns out. more »»

McKinley Made Right Decision

June 2, 2015 West Virginia needs excellent leadership in state government. But our future depends to an enormous extent not on what our leaders in Charleston do, but what happens in Washington, D.. more »»

Review, Correct Rules on Spying

June 2, 2015 Intelligence agencies want unfettered authority to invade our privacy. It is in the very nature of spying organizations such as the National Security Agency. more »»

Focus on Fighting for Coal

June 2, 2015 The Friday before Memorial Day weekend, local newspapers in West Virginia headlined with the devastating story that another 2,268 coal miners lost their jobs. more »»

Local Columns

Winning In War Still Spills Blood

May 31, 2015 Can it be that a substantial percentage of people think warfare can be conducted successfully with little shedding of American blood? Have our gadgets and some of our politicians deluded us into... more »»

Insisting on More Funding to Upgrade W.Va. 2

May 31, 2015 It is no secret that many, perhaps even most, roads in West Virginia need work. There is a dire need for roads to be completed, built, studied, funded, started and/or repaired. more »»

A Graduation Selfie; Litter Bugs; and Quirky Councils

May 31, 2015 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 »»

Four Seasons Pool Concerns Discussed at Public Meeting

May 31, 2015 Forty-five patrons of the Four Seasons Pool in Moundsville expressed their feelings concerning the future of the facility during an informational meeting held Thursday. more »»

Telling the Difference Between Facts, Opinions

May 31, 2015 Parents, many of your children believe that what has been published or seen on the social media must be the “gospel truth. more »»


Bishop Donahue Seniors Look To Make Most of One Shot

June 3, 2015 McMECHEN — Sometimes life only gives one chance. more »»

Wheeling's Costain Will Get Up-Close Look at PNC Park

June 3, 2015 WHEELING — Chris Costain may only be on the verge of turning 16 years old, but it’s abundantly clear the rising sophomore at Wheeling Central already understands the benefits of a hard day’s work. more »»

Bridgeport's Baxter Was A Legend In Valley

June 3, 2015 BRIDGEPORT — Monday was a sad day in the Ohio Valley, especially in the village of Bridgeport, as an icon passed away. more »»

St. Clairsville's Sliva Named Top OV Coach In Baseball

June 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Rich Gibson loved to watch baseball. More than that, he loved talking about i. more »»

American Pharoah Arrives in New York for Belmont

June 3, 2015 NEW YORK — American Pharoah arrived in New York on Tuesday to begin final preparations for this weekend’s Belmont Stakes, in which the colt will try to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. more »»

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My Hole-y Life

May 4, 2015 For months we have seen the wrath that winter has taken on our roads and hillsides. The constant freeze and thaw of winter wreaked havoc, creating craters in roads. more »

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