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Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack Makes Donation To Madison Elementary

Madison Elementary School is again the recipient of “spare change” left this summer by patrons and employees at the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack. Track officials on Monday presented Principal Andrea Trio with a check for $4,276.72. Much of the money came from guests at the ...

Bellaire Village Administrator Post Is Still Vacant After 14 Months

Bellaire Village Council continues its search for a new village administrator more than a year after its former employee retired. The topic was discussed during last week’s meeting. Clerk Mary Nixon said the village had not received any new applications from interested parties. She said ...

WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital Auxiliary Awards Scholarships

The Auxiliary of Wheeling Hospital recently awarded scholarships to three teen volunteers. Scholarship winners are Rilyn Haught of River High School, daughter of Dana Biles and Jeff Haught; Marlee Johns of The Linsly School, daughter of Les and Missy Johns; and Brianna Merkel of Buckeye ...

Red Cross Seeks Volunteers for Kentucky Relief Effort

The American Red Cross is looking for a few good West Virginians to volunteer to help their Kentucky neighbors recently struck by a devastating flood. The Red Cross says it has more than 250 trained volunteers in the state helping, but more people are needed. To help fill this need, the Red ...

Stretch of Ohio 800 Is Dedicated to Worker Killed in Construction Zone

A portion of Ohio 800 in the village has been dedicated in honor of Steven Cook, a longtime resident and former employee of the Shelly Company who was fatally struck by an impaired and distracted driver while working in an active work zone in 2017 in Columbus. Cook’s family, friends, former ...

Wheeling Woman Faces Burglary Charge

A woman faces felony charges after allegedly breaking into a man’s house and taking his snacks, claiming that a flood was coming and that they were doomed. Around 11:30 on July 30, Bethlehem police responded to a burglary in progress on Willow Lane, where a resident reported hearing someone ...