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A High-Flying Science Lesson

Wheeling Country Day School teacher Alex Hill keeps hold of the weather balloon that WCDS fifth-graders would soon send flying into the air. The balloon, the JoJo VIII, is named after late former WCDS student Josiah Titus-Glover. This year, on top of a GPS sensor that allows students to track ...

Bethlehem Volunteer Fire Department To Show Off New Headquarters

It’s hard for Bethlehem Volunteer Fire Department Chief Jacob Howard to put into words how nice it has been for the department to work out of its new headquarters. You have to see the new building to appreciate it.Howard and the rest of the department want the public to see it for themselves ...

Local Eighth-Graders Named Golden Horseshoe Winners

Northern Panhandle students will be among those becoming “Knights of the Golden Horseshoe” during ceremonies in Charleston next month.The West Virginia Department of Education (will recognize 221 eighth-grade students from middle schools across the state as 2022 Knights of the Golden ...

Employers, Prospects Connect at Ohio Valley Mall Job Fair

Employment opportunities took center stage at the Ohio Valley Job Fair on Thursday at the Ohio Valley Mall. “It’s been a fairly steady stream of people stopping by,” Belmont County Department of Job and Family Services Director Jeff Felton said. “It’s not what we have experienced ...

Mt. Olivet Lions Club Hosting ‘Flags for Heroes’ Event Sunday

The Mt. Olivet Lions Club will celebrate Memorial Day a little early, hosting a “Flags For Heroes” celebration at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Olivet Community Park. During the event, the Lions Club will dedicate two bronze plaques – one to honor Purple Heart recipients and another to honor ...

Fire, Water And … Tarp? Five Camping Essentials

TRIADELPHIA — The great outdoors is vast and bountiful, but not always stocked with the creature comforts of home, and subject to the whims of the weather. When packing up the tent, campers should be equipped with the essentials to make the most of any expedition. Isaac Knight, a sales ...