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Dock Dogs Put On a Show at All Breed Dog Show

Clearly, Oscar didn’t want to get out of the water. The 2-year-old English black lab had jumped off the dock at the Labor Day Weekend Friendship Cluster AKC All Breed Dog Show with enthusiasm, anxious to get his paws on the toy his owner had tossed into the water. And once he had it, Oscar ...

Man Stabbed In Moundsville Residence

A man was stabbed in the chest Tuesday morning inside a Moundsville house, and investigators are still looking for the suspects. Moundsville police Chief Tom Mitchell said officers responded to a house in the city shortly before 6 a.m. and found the 27-year-old man with a stab wound that ...

Two-vehicle collision Tuesday morning

No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle collision at the bottom of the westbound off-ramp to W.Va. 2 late Tuesday morning. A SUV flipped onto its roof as a result of the collision with a pick-up truck. The Wheeling Police and Wheeling Fire Departments responded to the call.

Home Consignment Shop Opens in Center Wheeling

A new consignment shop in Center Wheeling is finding new homes and purposes for unneeded furniture, art and decor. “Your Place Or Mine” had its soft opening last week at 2135 Market St. near Later Alligator. The official grand opening is set for Sept. 18, said owner Lisa Neilson. A ...

Goodwill Store/Training Center Opens in Warwood

After almost three years’ absence, Goodwill Retail is back in the Wheeling area. The new store is located in the Warwood Shopping Plaza next to Subway, with plenty of free parking near the door. This bright, clean store has nearly 3,000 square feet of retail floor space and another 2,000 ...

Services Available to More Patients of VNS of Wheeling Hospital-Belmont

With the acquisition of Alternative Home Health by Wheeling Hospital, even more patients in Eastern Ohio can be served by Visiting Nurse Services of Wheeling Hospital-Belmont. The wide variety of services provided by VNS can assist many with day-to-day health care and therapy needs. VNS of ...

Hunt Is On for DNA At Meadowcroft Rockshelter

There might not be gold in the hills surrounding Avella, Pennsylvania, but there could be some DNA. More to the point, there could be some ancient human DNA lurking in the sediment at the Meadowcroft Rockshelter, the oldest site of human habitation in North America. On Friday, Devlin ...

Waiting on Joe Manchin’s D-Day

We’re all waiting with anticipation, for as soon as tomorrow U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin might decide to hang up his congressional hat and try for a third term as governor of the great State of West Virginia. But Manchin’s decision might trigger the entrance of an unlikely candidate in the May ...

Wheeling Hospital Prepares Fall Ethics Program

Ethics consultations with which health care professionals have struggled over the years will be examined in a fall seminar planned by Wheeling Hospital’s Committee on Ethics. “The Cases That Haunt Us: A Discussion of Ethically Challenging Cases and the Lessons They Teach Us” will be ...

Menards To Move In Equipment Next Week

Visible work to begin construction on the Menards store at The Highlands is expected to start after Labor Day, according to Ohio County Commissioner Randy Wharton. “It’s my understanding they will begin (next week), and start mobilizing their workforce,” Wharton said. “The materials ...

Ostrowski Named Vicar General for Diocese

Bishop Mark E. Brennan has announced the appointment of Monsignor Eugene S. Ostrowski as the vicar general and moderator of the curia of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. After the bishop, the vicar general is the highest-ranking official in the diocese, having authority to exercise a ...

Independence Twp. Man Killed In Shooting Near Avella, Pa.

An Independence Township man was shot and killed Wednesday night, according to the Washington County coroner. Joshua Ryan Bowland, 31, was pronounced dead at 156 Camp Ground Road, Independence Township, at 11:29 p.m. The coroner’s office said the cause of death was a gunshot wound, and it ...

Memorial Service Planned For Civil War Soldiers

A Labor Day memorial service is planned to commemorate Civil War soldiers buried at Brooke Cemetery. The event will begin at 10 a.m. Monday in the main circle of the cemetery, located at 25th Street and Pleasant Avenue. During the service, representatives of the Brooke County Historical ...

Legislative Members Detail Tax Reform Plans to Business Leaders

Leaders representing the Republican majority of the West Virginia Senate and House of Delegates told business leaders from around the state Friday that 2020 is the year they will try to remove the business and inventory tax. Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson; House Speaker Roger ...

Wheeling Hospital Opens High-Tech Operating Rooms

Wheeling Hospital has opened two new operating rooms that allow the facility to remain at the forefront of utilizing modern surgical technology. The Cardiovascular Advanced Procedure Suite and an operating room housing one of the hospital’s da Vinci Xi surgical robots were unveiled at a ...

Ford to Leave Position at Business Development Corp.

Pat Ford is leaving his post as executive director of the Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle, the organization announced late Thursday afternoon. Ford, who has headed the local development organization since 2009, will become the executive director of the Marion County ...

St. Clairsville Siblings Appear for Arraignments

Two siblings appeared Thursday before Belmont County Common Pleas Court Judge Frank Fregiato for their separate arraignments in connection with a March police raid. Javon Lenell Scott, 33, and Michael Edward Scott, 29, both of 2250 Seneca St., Bellaire, were arrested in March following a ...

Officials Mull Impact of Impending EORH Closure

The city’s emergency medical services are trying to determine which emergency room patients will be taken to after East Ohio Regional Hospital closes and Interstate 70 is under repair. During a recent Martins Ferry City Council meeting, Service Director Scott Porter said local and state ...

Resident Drops Lawsuit Over Monroe Care Center

The man who had brought suit against Monroe County’s commissioners with the goal of stopping the sale of the Monroe Care Center has dropped his lawsuit, but still hopes for talks with the commissioners and for a public auction. Carson McCurdy, of Jerusalem, said he had filed his suit because ...