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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

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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

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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 ...

By JOSELYN KING
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West Virginia Leaders Pass $4.2 Billion Budget

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WHEELING — West Virginia Senate Finance Committee Chairman Mike Hall described a budget bill passed by the Legislature late Friday as “not a beautiful thing” — but what was needed to avoid a state government shutdown after June 30. After more than a month in special session, the House ...

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U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., right, and Wheeling Mayor Glenn Elliott attend a roundtable discussion at The Health Plan building in downtown that focused on the future for development in the city.

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin Views Progress in Northern Panhandle

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WHEELING — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin asked officials with The Health Plan Friday just why they chose to move 460 employees and their offices from St. Clairsville to Wheeling. Manchin made visits throughout Wheeling on Friday — starting with an appearance at West Virginia Rhododendron Girls ...

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin: $36B Investment Possible with Ethane Hub

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WHEELING — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin represents West Virginia, but he’ll gladly share $36 billion worth of potential capital investment with Ohio, Pennsylvania and Kentucky — which could become reality if any of these states can land an ethane storage hub. While meeting with numerous Upper ...

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Wheeling Honored for Displaying American Flag at Heritage Port

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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, ...

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Vincent de Paul Schmidt Leaving Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston

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WHEELING — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston soon will begin the search for a new superintendent of schools, as Vincent de Paul Schmidt has announced he is leaving to oversee Catholic education for the Diocese of Toledo. Schmidt, who came to Wheeling about six years ago to ...

Cost for Wheeling Island Stadium Repairs Less Than Anticipated

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WHEELING — Ohio County Schools officials seemed to have reason to smile Friday while accepting Colaianni Construction’s bid of $407,000 to repair Wheeling Island Stadium because previous estimates for the work ran as high as $1 million. Superintendent Kim Miller said contractors working ...

Overcoming Obstacles For WJU Grad Is Second Nature

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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

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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

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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 ...

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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., ...