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Wheeling, Belmont County Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8:02 a.m. Wednesday to 7:14 a.m. Thursday, officers handled seven traffic stops, two accidents and two miscellaneous calls. THURSDAY At 7:14 a.m., Eagle Court, transport. At 6:52 a.m., Mount Wood Road, suspicious person. At 5:58 a.m., South Penn Street, ...

WLU Earns Most Affordable Rating

College Consensus, a unique new college review aggregator, has recognized West Liberty University in its survey of the Most Affordable Colleges and Universities for 2018. WLU is ranked at the 41st spot out of the 100 Most Affordable Colleges and Universities in the country. “Affordable ...

Opposition to School Levy Heard in St. Clairsville

By ROBERT A. DEFRANK For The Intelligencer ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Residents who oppose a $79.9-million levy for the St. Clairsville-Richland City School District met Wednesday to express anger and concern for future financial hardship and remain determined to stop the levy from passing. More ...

Cameron High School Prepares for Homecoming Festivities

Photo Provided Cameron High School will kickoff its homecoming festivities with a parade at 5:30 p.m. Friday. At 7 p.m., the Dragons will host the Conotton Valley Rockets at Dragon Field and will select a homecoming king and queen during halftime. The 2018 court members are freshmen attendant ...

Follansbee City Council Asked To Reconsider ‘Brunch Bill’

Follansbee City Council was asked Monday to reconsider allowing the city’s limited video lottery establishments to open earlier. Gambling parlor owner Vito “Skip” Cutrone said in August that council voted 3-2 against allowing him to operate his LVL machines on Sunday mornings. But he ...

U.S. Rep. David McKinley Stops at Small Businesses in Moundsville

Photo by Alan Olson U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., second from left, meets Tuesday with representatives of Harvey Goodman Realtor during a walking tour of Moundsville. McKinley spoke to the Realtors about the current business climate and asked what he could do to assist. McKinley also ...

Wheeling, Belmont County Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 9:08 a.m. Tuesday to 7:37 a.m. Wednesday, officers handled five traffic stops, five accidents and two miscellaneous calls. WEDNESDAY At 7:37 a.m., Kruger Street, domestic violence. At 7:30 a.m., 14th Street, disorderly adult. At 6:49 a.m., Main Street, road ...

Wheeling Park High School Names Homecoming Court

Photo Provided The 2018 Wheeling Park High School Homecoming Court members are, from left, front row, Jack Stakem, Natalie Fischer, Morgan Fox, Emily Hudrlik, Emily Pavlic, Maria Davis and Tino Kayafas; middle row, Max Mendelson, Paige Nolte, Maggie Marra, Alexa Crebs, Paige Futey, Shea Wright ...

Wheeling Mayor Glenn Elliott Wants Report on Fiscal Safeguards

Mayor Glenn Elliott wants to know what safeguards are being put in place against corruption in city offices following a guilty plea to committing wire fraud by a former employee. As part of her plea agreement, former Wheeling Human Resources Director Teresa Hudrlik has agreed to repay the city ...

Judges Deliver Sentences For Drugs in Federal Court in Wheeling

The following cases were heard recently in U.S. District court in Wheeling: ∫ Kevin J. Pugh, 38, of Wheeling, was sentenced to 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to one count of distribution of cocaine base within 1,000 feet of Bloch Playground in Ohio County. Assistant U.S. Attorney ...

Wheeling, Belmont County Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8:39 a.m. Monday to 7:50 a.m. Tuesday, officers handled four traffic stops and three accidents. TUESDAY At 7:50 a.m., National Road, disorderly adult. At 7:17 a.m., Eagle Court, transport. At 3:44 a.m., South Huron Street, suspicious vehicle. At 3:17 ...

Wheeling Police Department Opens Headquarters for Tours

Starting tonight, the public has the opportunity to see firsthand why the Wheeling Police Department believes it needs a larger headquarters. As city voters prepare to decide the fate of a $22 million bond issue to build a new public safety building downtown, Wheeling Police Chief Shawn ...

Mud, Dust Concern Bethlehem Residents

Mud and dust were on the minds of village officials once again during Monday’s regular Bethlehem Village Council meeting. On Sept. 17, two Southwestern Energy officials explained plans for a water truck laydown area on several acres of private property located along East Bethlehem ...

Howard Long Wellness Center Marks 25 Years in Wheeling

WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital’s Howard Long Wellness Center is in the midst of celebrating 25 years of service. The facility turned 25 years old Sept. 1. To celebrate, the center is honoring 90 members who have actively maintained their membership for all 25 years by providing them with ...

West Virginia Archives and History Acquires Old Wheeling-Pitt Records

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Archives and History is pleased to announce the addition of the Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Collection to its holdings. This collection was salvaged in February 2018 by Archives and History staff from the Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation Office Building, ...

Ohio Valley Business Briefs

Wheelhouse Creative adds award- winning journalist to its team WHEELING — Wheelhouse Creative has added award-winning journalist Mitch Vingle to its talented team of creative professionals. Vingle brings more than 38 years of writing experience to the team. Whether as a beat writer for ...