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Stamp Following in Her Grandfather’s Footsteps

September 24, 2013

When Joan Stamp was asked to serve on the Wheeling Park Commission, her thoughts went to her grandfather, Arthur Stifel....

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Sep-24-13 7:35 PM

Ms. Stamp is very capable. It is nice to another women included. She seems very fair minded.

It is unfortunate the same zeal- applied to the Park System- has not been the case with other facets of the Wheeling economy. The City is in steep steep decline. When the drilling frenzy is over what will remain?

Note that Oglebay has flourished from out of town patrons. This could have- and should have- been the case with the misguided Capital. The locals are in decline. Oglebay is exemplary in taking the right tact in a declining area.

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Sep-24-13 8:01 AM

I note the Stamp children- like all the rest- have had to move elsewhere to find opportunity. Ms Stamp's comments suggest-correctly- all that remains of Wheeling is Oglebay. Why is this? Could it be the persons who have been in control over the last decades. Those on the various Boards. Who was it that squandered the tens of millions Byrd contributed for Wheeling job development?

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Sep-24-13 7:53 AM

A Class Act!

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