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Four Taken to Hospital After Wreck Near Barnesville

Photo by Jennifer Compston-Strough Four occupants of an Amish buggy were hospitalized Monday after a van struck their vehicle from behind on Sandy Ridge Road, southeast of Barnesville. Distracted driving appeared to be the cause of the crash, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 8:26 a.m. Sunday and 7:16 a.m. Monday, officers handled five traffic stops, two vehicle accidents and one miscellaneous call. MONDAY At 7:16 a.m., Chapline Street, welfare check. At 6:07 a.m., South Huron Street, overdose. At 2:33 a.m., Eoff Street, ...

Rine Story

Nine-Year-Old Holden Rine Rescues Grandfather After Fall in Reader, W.Va.

By LAUREN MATTHEWS For The Intelligencer Nine-year-old Holden Rine of Reader has learned plenty of life lessons from both of his grandpas, which include his “Big Pappy” and his “Pappy Buck.” Little did Holden’s family know these lessons would come in handy on July 25. That day, ...

MARSHALLS

Marshall’s Department Store Set to Open Sept. 7 at Ohio Valley Mall

Marshalls Department Store has moved up its opening date at the Ohio Valley Mall with plans to welcome the public on Sept. 7. In an era when many brick and mortar retailers are closing their doors, Marshalls’ parent company TJX Companies Inc. is expanding the number of physical shopping ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8 a.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday, the Wheeling Police Department responded to 65 calls, including 15 traffic related calls. At 7:07 a.m. Sunday, Eoff Street, follow up. At 4:36 a.m. Sunday, North Broadway Street, loud subjects. At 3:44 a.m. Sunday, ...

James Keefer

Oglebay Park in Wheeling Honors 50-Year Employees

WHEELING — It was the 1960s when three long-time Oglebay Park employees were hired for rather simple tasks in different areas of the park. Now more than five decades later, each continues to fill essential roles that have come to help make Oglebay one of the most loved treasures of the Ohio ...

Grace Lutheran Church To Host Screening of ‘Luther’

BETHELHEM — Grace Lutheran Church, located at 16 Ridgecrest Road in Bethlehem, will present a big screen showing of Rick Steve’s one-hour PBS Special “Luther” at 2;30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20 in the congregation’s Fellowship Hall. The documentary about the life of Martin Luther was ...

Catholic Social Scientists To Meet at Franciscan

STEUBENVILLE — Catholic scholars from across the U.S. will gather Oct. 27-28 at Franciscan University of Steubenville for the 25th anniversary National Conference of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists. The conference will address a wide range of issues presented by scholars of the ...

Four Injured as Wreck Blocks Traffic on Ohio 7

Four people were injured in a two-vehicle accident that blocked traffic in the northbound lanes of Ohio 7 for more than an hour on Friday afternoon. Around 1:15 p.m. Friday, first responders were notified of a wreck that had occurred near Rush Run Road on Ohio 7 north between a commercial ...

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Infrastructure work closes 14th street to traffic

Photo by Casey Junkins Downtown Wheeling traffic is even slower now because 14th Street is closed between Main and Market streets. This takes place as Main Street is restricted to a single lane from 14th to 16th streets as part of the ongoing stormwater project, in addition to repairs taking ...

Kelley

Fighting For the Union: Career of Wheeling Native Capt. Tappan Wright Kelley

Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series featuring Civil War veterans with Wheelin connections. The series will lead up to the planned movement of Wheeling’s Soldiers and Sailors Monument from Wheeling Park to the side yard of West Virginia Independence Hall. By Joseph Laker For ...

Lisa Davis

Bridgeport Woman Faces Drug Charges

By DREW PARKER Staff Writer A Marshall County inmate faces felony charges for allegedly bringing drugs and paraphernalia into the Northern Regional Jail earlier this week. While transporting Lisa Marie Davis, 35, of 71120 Colerain Road in Bridgeport, to the Northern Regional Jail, a West ...

Health Dept. Tasked With Nuisance Investigations

By SHELLEY HANSON For the News-Regiser Belmont County Deputy Health Commissioner Rob Sproul said the health department does nuisance investigations, but it cannot investigate what goes on inside a home. However, if unhealthy living conditions involving children are suspected, they call ...

Wheeling Radiology Director Earns Credential

Jennifer Bond, director of radiology at Wheeling Hospital, has earned the designation of certified radiology administrator from the Radiology Administration Certification Commission. Achieving this status demonstrates high-level management competencies, advanced understanding of the ...

Thoracic Surgeon Joins Wheeling Hospital Staff

Board-certified thoracic surgeon Dr. Brian Goodman has joined the staff at Wheeling Hospital. Specializing in minimally invasive approaches to diseases of the chest, Goodman has clinical interests in lung and esophageal cancer, lung nodules, pleural disease, mediastinal disease, chest wall ...

Hematologist-Oncologist Joins Schiffler Cancer Center

Dr. Ranjita Pallavi, a hematologist and medical oncologist, has joined the Schiffler Cancer Center at Wheeling Hospital. “In the short time Dr. Pallavi has been here, I have been very impressed with her knowledge and abilities regarding complex malignances. She will be a wonderful addition ...

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Man Charged in Ohio Child Porn Arrest

Ryan Mancuso, 40, no address available, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly pandering sexually oriented matter involving a juvenile, according to the Belmont County Sheriff’s Department. On Aug. 4, the Belmont County Major Crimes Unit started an investigation into child pornography allegedly ...

Tiltonsville Dealing With Water Woes

By JANELL HUNTER For The Intelligencer Around 4 a.m. Wednesday, Eva West of 233 Jefferson St. woke up to several inches of water in her basement and a flooded backyard. A municipal water main had broken in the alley behind her home, and three other breaks occurred around the same time in the ...

Youngstown State: Ma’Lik Richmond Will Not Play

From Staff Reports Youngstown State University officials said a football player who was found guilty of a 2012 rape in Steubenville will not play in any games this season — but he will remain on the team. Ma’lik Richmond will not be permitted to compete in any games, but will remain in ...