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Brooke Development Corp. Director Pat Ford Heading To Japan This Week

Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle Executive Director Pat Ford will leave for Japan Thursday morning as part of a West Virginia delegation who will encourage Japanese business leaders to consider locating in the area. This will be Ford’s third trip to the Asian nation for ...

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Marshall County Schools Nutrition Director Given State, Regional Awards

A Marshall County Schools staff member is being honored for her contributions to student health and wellness. The School Nutrition Association, a national nonprofit organization, recognized Debbie Derico, director of child nutrition for Marshall County Schools, as the Mideast regional and ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 9 a.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Monday, officers handled 27 traffic stops, three vehicle accidents and five miscellaneous calls. MONDAY At 7:55 a.m., 200 block of Fulton Street, burglar alarm. At 3:59 a.m., 2700 block of Chapline Street, burglar alarm. At ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 9 a.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Monday, officers handled 27 traffic stops, three vehicle accidents and five miscellaneous calls. MONDAY At 7:55 a.m., 200 block of Fulton Street, burglar alarm. At 3:59 a.m., 2700 block of Chapline Street, burglar ...

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Drivers slowly navigate through the bumps and cracks of Northern Parkway in Wheeling.

Northern Parkway Has A Bumpy Reputation in Wheeling

By DANIEL MORGAN Staff Writer Wheeling has its own roller coaster — and it’s called the Northern Parkway. Forget a visit this summer to the region’s amusement parks — thrill-seekers need only take a drive on the uneven, bumpy and at points impassible pavement that links W.Va. 2 ...

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Joseph Thoburn: The Life Of a Civil War Surgeon

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

Police Reports

BELMONT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE At 11:40 p.m. Friday, officers on a traffic stop at the Bellaire Car Wash, Belmont Street, reported one male subject was taken to the ground after he reached for something in his groin area. A substance that appeared to be cocaine was confiscated off of ...

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Steubenville Recreation Director Lori Fetherolf checks out the Belleview Pool Friday afternoon after the pool passed the Jefferson County Health Department inspection earlier in the day. The pool will open for the summer season at noon today.

After Delay, Belleview Pool Opens Today in Steubenville

The Belleview Pool in Steubenville is set to open at noon today following a last-minute push to clean the sidewalk around the facility, plant flowers and stock the concession stand at the main entrance. The lifeguards have been hired, and the pool was filled and ready for swimmers ...

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John Marshall High School teacher Gavin Hartle, standing, assists students Harry Galloway, left, and Ryan Campbell with a computer-based project.

Chevron Aids Marshall County Education Initiatives

Local students will soon benefit from over $19,000 in funding to supplement growing science, technology, engineering, art and math programs. Chevron, in partnership with the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, awarded $196,200 in Innovation Grants to 43 southwestern Pennsylvania and ...

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Wheeling Honored for Displaying American Flag at Heritage Port

Photo by Heather Ziegler The Fort Henry Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution recognizes the city of Wheeling for flying the American flag to code at the Harry C. Hamm Flagpole at Heritage Port. The honor was part of opening ceremonies for the Wheeling Arts and Cultural Festival, ...

Pastor Earnest Watkins displays
 program materials for “Celebrate 
Recovery,” a plan he and Pastor Terry Endsley plan to offer the public starting next month.

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Church Leaders Turning to Faith To Combat Substance Abuse, Life Issues

WHEELING — Church leaders throughout the Ohio Valley have expressed frustration over the number of people who are facing drug abuse issues as well as problems with gambling, pornography, depression and more. Two local pastors, Terry Endsley and Earnest Watkins want to do something to help. ...

Overcoming Obstacles For WJU Grad Is Second Nature

WHEELING — A Hillard, Ohio native overcame learning obstacles to not only earn a degree from Wheeling Jesuit, but achieve much success during her four years at the University. WJU 2017 graduate Maire Austin came to Wheeling Jesuit University to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in ...

Grace Lutheran Donates to Social Ministry

BETHLEHEM — Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, located at 16 Ridgecrest Road in Bethlehem recently donated more than $2,500 to Community Lutheran Partners Inc. Community Lutheran Partners oor CLP — is a nonprofit social ministry organization formed in 2002 to facilitate social ministry ...

Corpus Christi School Inducts Hall of Famers

WHEELING — Corpus Christi School honored six alumni and friends of CCS on June 10 in the Parish Center. The festive event was held to recognize Corpus Christi School’s most notable alumni and friends and acknowledge their commitment to their communities, professions, and the school. The ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 8:03 a.m. Thursday and 7:42 a.m. Friday, officers handled 18 traffic stops, four vehicle accidents and four miscellaneous calls. FRIDAY At 7:09 a.m., Chapline Street, transport. At 4:52 a.m., East Wheeling, suspicious circumstances. At 4:39 a.m., ...