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Cause of Warwood Structure Fire Under Investigation by Wheeling Fire Department

No injuries were reported after a structure fire that began on the second floor and spread to the attic of a duplex at 1901 Warwood Ave. just after 4 p.m. Monday. According to Wheeling Fire Chief Larry Helms, the fire was knocked down quickly after crews arrived on the scene. Both residents ...

Arrests Made Following Domestic Disturbances in Marshall County

Domestic violence reports resulted in three people charged in unrelated crimes from earlier in the month in Marshall County. Last week, police responded to a disturbance in Washington Lands, where a man and woman had been separated after an alleged fight. On the scene, the alleged victim said ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 8:04 a.m. Saturday and 7:11 a.m. Monday, officers handled 38 traffic stops, four accidents and two miscellaneous calls. Monday: At 6:35 a.m., Interstate 70 east, civil complIant. At 3:49 a.m., Warwood Avenue, welfare check. At 2:37 a.m., Chapline Street, ...

Wheeling Police Search for Suspect

A man accused of stabbing and robbing another man last month is wanted by the Wheeling Police Department. Authorities are looking for Daniel Lee Wilson, 26, a white male with brown hair, blue eyes, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 135 pounds. Wilson reportedly attacked a young man riding ...

Steubenville Nutcracker Village Enters The Fast Lane

It isn’t every day that a 14-time professional driver in the 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race hangs around Steubenville. But there is one who is hanging around — in nutcracker form, at least — through the holidays. And, the Porsche driver nutcracker connects the Nutcracker Village — a ...

‘Cutie Pies’ Offers Slices of Happiness in Downtown Wheeling

One of Wheeling’s newest eateries, Cutie Pies, offers desserts made in-house with only premium ingredients. Owner and operator C.A. Macri specializes in pies and has been creating lavish desserts for years before deciding to open the new shop at 142 16th St. “Every day, someone has a pie ...

Sleighful of Holiday Musical Events Planned

WHEELING — Area residents have plenty of opportunities to get in the mood for the holiday season with a variety of musical events planned throughout the region. Offering a festive celebration of choral music, the West Liberty University choirs will present a holiday concert at Vance ...

Light-Up Warwood Night Set For Dec. 5

The Warwood Lions Club will once again bring the season to light at 7 p.m. Dec. 5 with its annual Light-Up Warwood Night in Garden Park. This free family-fun night will include the lighting of the Christmas tree and its handmade ornaments crafted by Warwood School and Corpus Christi Grade ...

Laughlin Memorial Chapel To Host Open House

Visitors to Laughlin Memorial Chapel’s Harambee Room in the New Year will hear a familiar sound once again: the beat of drums. Under the direction of father and son team Keith and Maurice Miller, the Young Lions’ Club is set to start meeting weekly. The club’s agenda is twofold: to ...

Generations Pub Celebrates Marines 242nd Birthday

Birthday traditions continued this year for the Marine Corps with the annual celebration held Nov. 10 at Generations Pub in Wheeling. Members of the 59th Special Infantry Co., U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and other fellow Marines gathered at Generations Pub to celebrate the 242nd birthday of the ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 8:36 a.m. Friday and 8:44 a.m. Saturday, officers handled 18 traffic stops, one vehicle accident and two miscellaneous calls. SATURDAY At 8:44 a.m., 100 block of South Park Street, vandalism. At 8:19 a.m., 400 block of Warwood Avenue, improper ...

Eager Shoppers Head To Early Store Openings Across the Ohio Valley

As some shoppers took advantage of specific Black Friday sales at The Highlands in Ohio County early Friday, others said it has just become a tradition to go shopping with family or friends. Bud Forte, retail marketing manager at Cabela’s said they had about 1,000 people lined up outside ...

Recounts Set for Mingo, Stratton Contests in Jefferson County

Recounts have been set for votes cast for candidates for Mingo Junction and Stratton council candidates after a certification of ballots this week from the Nov. 7 election. The Jefferson County Board of Elections board has announced recounts of votes for Stratton council candidates will be ...

Miracle League of the Ohio Valley Hosting Santa Fun Run Race Next Week

Momentum is building for local prospective Santas to help make wishes come true. For the second year, the Miracle League of the Ohio Valley is hosting a Santa Fun Run to raise money to help realize a desire for a playground for the Miracle League, which allows special needs children and young ...

Major Water Project Nearing Completion in Weirton

Weirton Area Water Board officials say a $6.9 million project to ensure that a city-wide water outage like the one that plagued the city in 2011 doesn’t happen again is nearing completion. The 18-inch slipline project has included the installation of new line in parts of downtown Weirton, ...

Small Businesses in the Spotlight in the Ohio Valley

Photo by Jim Cochran Displaying some of the prizes available to those who shop at some of Moundsville’s shops today for Small Business Saturday, from left, are Marshall County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Scott Reager, chamber Administrative Assistant Patti Morris, chamber Vice ...

Two Transported Following Accident at The Highlands in Ohio County

Photo by Alan Olson Two people were transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a three-vehicle accident at about 8:30 p.m. Friday on Cabela Drive at The Highlands. Valley Grove Assistant Fire Chief John Gearry said one vehicle struck another on the passenger side, ...