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Brookside Village Council OKs Levy Rates for 2023

Brookside Village Council met in a special session Monday to approve rates for tax levies for the coming year. Starting off the short meeting, Mayor Rich Kurner told council members that they must accept the levy rates and certify the amounts each year. He said the village just received the ...

Wings and Wheels at Wheeling-Ohio County Airport

The public gets a close up look at a C-123 “Thunderpig” Saturday during “Wings Over Wheeling,” a vintage vehicle and aircraft show at the Wheeling-Ohio County Airport. The event was the first of its kind in many years at the airport, and turnout appeared strong throughout the day. ...

Brooke County Resource Officer Deal Still Being Ironed Out

Plans to place Brooke County sheriff’s deputies as resource officers in local schools are still pending. The Brooke County Commission called a special meeting Friday morning to consider an agreement for the officers, but it hadn’t reached their desk in time for the meeting. Commissioners ...

McCafferty Signs Off as Steubenville Police Chief

STEUBENVILLE — Twenty-one years was long enough, former chief of police Bill McCafferty says. McCafferty officially retired this month after 33 years on the city force, the last 21 in the chief’s office. His successor, Chief Ken Anderson, was sworn in Monday. “I was very blessed,” ...

Wheeling Hosts Irish Road Bowling Event

Tom Brichta of Detroit takes his turn during the Irish road bowling event Saturday sponsored by the Wheeling Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. (Photo by Derek Redd)