What We Drive

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Cars Provide Chance to Socialize, Show Off

By DYLAN McKENZIE Staff Writer MARTINS FERRY— For most people, cars are simply a way to get to work, school or anywhere else. But for some enthusiasts, cars can become a hobby and a talking point that deserves a lot of time and attention. Car collecting is a hobby that many people in ...

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Kennedy Hardware Community Minded

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY Staff Writer Kennedy Hardware continues to provide customers with a full line of top quality hardware and outdoor power equipment while taking care of customers like no one else, according to Hardware Sales Manager Tom Andrews. Andrews said they strive to take care of ...

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High Tech Options Keep Drivers Safe, Entertained

By DREW PARKER Staff Writer As society moves closer to total connectivity through technology, vehicle trends follow suit. According to John Hunnell, sales manager at the Moundsville Auto Choice Buick location, car, truck and SUV shoppers are looking for Bluetooth and hands-free driving ...

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Kuester Implement Offers Quality Home, Lawn Care

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Offering Cub Cadet, John Deere, Stihl, Generac and other product lines, Kuester Implement Co. maintains three locations: in St. Clairsville, bloomingdale and New Philadelphia. Serving the tri-state area for over 70 years, Kuester is a third generation John Deere dealer ...

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Riverboat Is Way Of Life for Local Couple

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY Staff Writer RAYLAND — While there are many Ohio Valley residents who take advantage of boating on the Ohio River, not many can say they have taken it to the level Gary and Marilyn Morton of Rayland have for the past 14 years. That is because they decided to live aboard ...

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Limo Drivers Mum on Happenings in Car

By JOSELYN KING Staff Writer WHEELING — There’s a code of conduct among limousine drivers: “What happens in the car, stays in the car.” And Renee Dorsey, owner/driver at Airport Limousine in Wheeling, said limousine drivers often are the first to see and hear of pending happenings ...

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Cycling an Eco-Friendly Transportation Option

By JOHN McCABE Managing Editor WHEELING — For most of us, getting from point A to B involves climbing into a mechanical contraption of some sort, powered by a 4-, 6- or 8-cylinder version of the internal combustion engine, and pushing down the gas pedal and powering on our way, leaving a ...

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‘Friendly City’ Looks To Be More Friendly for Walkers

By CASEY JUNKINS Staff Writer WHEELING — Mayor Glenn Elliott said he and his dog often feel quite lonely while walking on the downtown sidewalks after 5 p.m., as most of those who work in the city leave the area via vehicle by this time. Elliott said he and fellow city council members ...

Pytash, Service Go Hand-in-Hand For More Than 40 Years

TORONTO — Pytash Tractor Sales and Service is a lawn and garden equipment and ATV dealer that only handles the best products in the industry, according to owner Tom Pytash. As a Polaris Star Dealer, Pytash carries the Polaris line of ATVs and Rangers. Customers also can find Kubota tractors ...