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Three Seek Eastern Division Court Seat in Belmont County

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The three candidates for the judge’s seat at Belmont County Eastern Division Court have been campaigning hard as the week of Election Day comes close. The winner will finish the unexpired term of Judge Al Davies, who has been appointed and sworn in as Common Pleas Juvenile/Probate Court ...

Volunteers Collecting Food Donations in Mingo Junction

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Sophie Schoolcraft, the Mingo Junction Social Services director, and her staff of volunteers are getting ready for their annual Thanksgiving food basket distribution. Between the Thanksgiving distribution and the Christmas baskets, the organization will provide approximately 200 holiday meals ...

Wheeling Police Reports

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WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 10 a.m. Friday to 7:59 a.m. Sunday, officers handled 22 traffic stops, three vehicle accidents and seven miscellaneous calls. SUNDAY At 7:59 a.m., Jacob Street, welfare check. At 6:22 a.m., Jacob Street, burglar alarm. At 4 a.m., 47th Street, false ...

Winter Festival of Lights Adds New 3-D Feature

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WHEELING — As the Winter Festival of Lights is scheduled to kickoff another season later this week at Oglebay Park with a few new twists, park crews continue to work diligently stringing lights, changing bulbs and building displays, according to park officials. The light-up ceremony is set ...

W.Va. Early Vote Ends With Strong Turnout

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WHEELING — Early voting season ended Saturday in West Virginia, with Northern Panhandle counties posting strong turnout numbers. Five counties had at least double the number of early ballots submitted for the May 6 primary election, while one — Hancock County — tripled the number of ...

Hundreds Make The Trek For Veterans in Downtown Wheeling

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WHEELING — A little more than 500 people made the 6-mile trek Saturday through Wheeling to raise money for veterans. The Lois Stobbs Memorial Veterans 10k Run/Walk is a USA Track & Field sanctioned race. Runners began at 8:30 a.m. at Bridge Street Middle School and traveled along ...

WVNCC Holds Open House in Wheeling

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WHEELING — Prospective students toured West Virginia Northern Community College during a tailgate themed open house Saturday. The event was held from 9:30 until noon on all three campuses. WVNCC Director of Marketing David Barnhardt said this was the first year in a long time the ...

Morrisey Makes Last-Minute Stop in Weirton

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WEIRTON — Patrick Morrisey made a last-minute stop Saturday afternoon in the Ohio Valley to promote his campaign for U.S. Senate. Morrisey, the Republican candidate hoping to unseat incumbent Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., to represent the Mountain State, spent time meeting with residents at ...

Child Porn Suspect Arrested

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WASHINGTON, Pa. — Two Belmont County residents who had been on the run from law enforcement since mid-October are now in custody. Wesley Alan Burgde, 46, reportedly left the area with his two children and their mother after detectives found evidence of child pornography in his Flushing ...

Wheeling Elks Names Students for October and November

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WHEELING — Wheeling Elks Lodge No. 28 has announced its Students of the Month for October and November. The October winners are Jordyn Hughes and Tyler Hill, both seniors at Cameron High School. For November, Lydia Knutsen and Jakob Gardill, both seniors at John Marshall High School, are ...

Sleep Center at Wheeling Hospital Earns Accreditation

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WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital’s state-of-the-art Sleep Center has earned national five-year accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Academy-accredited facilities provide the highest level of quality patient care. The accreditation covers all types of sleep testing, ...

OVMC, EORH Earn Vascular Testing Reaccreditation

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WHEELING — Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional Hospital have been granted an additional three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission in Vascular Testing in the areas of extracranial cerebrovascular testing, peripheral venous testing and ...

Trump Makes Final West Virginia Election Push

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HUNTINGTON — It’s the final countdown for candidates, and President Donald Trump made one last plea to West Virginia’s voters to send people he can work with to Washington, D.C. Trump flew into Huntington Tri-State Airport on Friday afternoon for his third visit to the Mountain State ...

U.S. Marshals apprehend Flushing couple

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WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Wesley Alan Burdge and Tabitha Gallagher are in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service after they were apprehended in Washington, Pennsylvania, overnight. Belmont County Sheriff David Lucas said the couple, who fled from Flushing with their two children in mid-October, ...

Health Care an Unknown in Steubenville’s Budget

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Income tax collections are up, delinquencies are down and health care could be the big unknown in Steubenville’s budget for 2019, City Finance Director Dave Lewis said. The information, all part of Lewis’s third-quarter report to council, will help Steubenville City Council as it begins ...