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Wheeling Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 8:03 a.m. Saturday and 7:15 a.m. Monday, officers also handled 11 accident, eight traffic stops and five miscellaneous calls. MONDAY At 7:15 a.m., Bayberry Circle, animal. At 5:28 a.m., Warwood Avenue, burglar alarm. At 5:17 a.m., Fifth Street, ...

Wheeling Middle School Students Learn a Squirmy Lesson

Photo Provided Wheeling Middle School students worked in their garden with some squirmy friends on Friday. “Project Worm” was held at the school in partnership with Grow Ohio Valley and Northwood Health Systems. Wheeling Middle School teacher Jennifer Craig said the project involves ...

Oglebayfest and Applefest Traditions Better Than Ever

It’s that time of year again. The kettle corn, the sound of fiddle playing and meeting of old friends are on tap at the annual fall celebration known as Oglebayfest on Friday, Saturday and next Sunday at Oglebay Park. This city park, known for its pristine rolling landscape, gorgeous ...

Come to the Ohio County Fair During Oglebayfest

WHEELING — In conjunction with the annual Oglebayfest celebration, the Ohio County Country Fair will be held Friday through Sunday at Site 1 near the Good Zoo in the park. The fair highlights country living in Ohio County with various organizations displaying their wares and livestock. The ...

Police Roundups

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8:39 a.m. Friday to 7:13 a.m. Saturday, officers handled 10 traffic stops, seven accidents and three miscellaneous calls. SATURDAY At 7:13 a.m., 29th Street, burglar alarm. At 6:30 a.m., Market Street, fight. At 5:56 a.m., Valley View Avenue, ...

Four Seasons Continues Renovation Projects

Moundsville’s Four Seasons Pool has been close for the duration of the week while workers installed new hardware for the pool and gave it a fresh coat of paint. City employees were hard at work Thursday afternoon working above and below the pool to install upgrades. A new pump, heater and ...

Tri-State Tax Institute Moves to WLU Highlands Center

For more than 60 years, the Tri-State Tax Institute has met and offered career programming geared toward tax professionals, accountants, attorneys, bankers and other professionals. This fall, the annual meeting moves to a new location and will take place at the West Liberty University ...

ArcelorMittal USA Issues Contract Statement

As union presidents were briefing their members about the potential of an upcoming strike, ArcelorMittal USA’s president and CEO released a statement about the company’s view of the status of contract negotiations. “ArcelorMittal is committed to continuing to negotiate in good faith ...

Canestraro Named Marshall County Democrat of the Year

Recently minted West Virginia House of Delegates Democrat Joe Canestraro has been recognized as the Marshall County Democrat of the Year. Canestraro, who represents District 4, was nominated by the county Democrat Executive Committee to represent it Oct. 13 at the annual Roosevelt-Kennedy ...

Nina and Pinta Replicas Pass Through Wheeling

Photo by Heather Ziegler Replicas of Christopher Columbus’ Nina and Pinta ships pass Thursday beneath the Wheeling Suspension Bridge on their way to Station Square in Pittsburgh where the floating museums will be docked for tours Saturday through Oct. 10. The Ohio River was too high at ...

Threats Evacuate St. John Central School in Bellaire

Police are investigating two threats made against St. John Central High School this week, but classes were expected to resume today. Principal Jarrett Kuhns said a piece of paper including a handwritten note that caused some concern was found inside a bathroom Wednesday, but he did not ...

Man Charged With Obstruction in Shooting of 2-Year Old, Mother in Steubenville

Steubenville police made an arrest Tuesday evening in connection with the Monday afternoon shooting of a 2-year-old girl and her mother. Cameron Frazier, 18, of 959 Sherman Ave., was arrested by officers after Jefferson County Assistant Prosecutor Stephen Lamatrice issued a warrant charging ...

Marshall County Board of Education Approves Sound System for Monarch Stadium

With the end of football season approaching, the Marshall County Board of Education approved a $49,000 improvement to the sound system that will be used next year. A proposal from C.A. House Music was brought before the board Tuesday evening for the new audio system. Communications Director ...

Car Detailing Shop Shines During ‘Show of Hands’ Event in Wheeling

A passion for washing cars and a clean presentation drove home a shiny win for a family-owned auto detailing business Wednesday night. Attention to Detail, at 452 Main St., received a check for $5,214 after winning the Show of Hands competition organized by Wheeling Heritage. Owners Jeff ...

Drug Trial Ends Abruptly With Guilty Plea in Belmont County

The trial of Stacey McCabe-Heathcote ended in the early afternoon of its second day Wednesday when she entered a plea of guilty to trafficking in drugs. McCabe-Heathcote, 50, of Bellaire, had been accused of two counts of trafficking in drugs in the vicinity of a school by selling alprazolam ...

Cracker Plant Opponents Will Host Forums in Martins Ferry and Moundsville

A group opposed to possible construction of an ethane cracker plant in Belmont County is scheduled to hold two public meetings in the region. The FreshWater Accountability Project is slated to hold a meeting from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Martins Ferry Public Library, 20 S. Fifth St., and ...

Charity Basketball Game at Wheeling Jesuit University Will Help Feed Hungry

Proceeds from the North Wheeling Youth Center’s 4th annual Thanksgiving Ohio Valley All-Stars Charity Basketball Game will be used to help feed families in need at this year’s Thanksgiving Food Basket Giveaway in North Wheeling. The Rev. Darrell Cummings, senior pastor of the Bethlehem ...