×

News

Long-Awaited Slip Repairs To Be Completed in Belmont County

Community

Some long-awaited slip repairs are coming to Belmont County. The Belmont County Board of Commissioners adopted the final resolutions for three Ohio Department of Transportation projects, with local shares to be paid using license plate fees. On Wednesday, Belmont County Engineer Terry ...

Wheeling Park High School Set To Host Job Fair

Community

Wheeling Park High School students will get a taste of the jobs that await after graduation at the school’s annual job fair today. The Wheeling Park Job Fair will be held 10:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., outside of the school to allow for proper social distancing. Wheeling Park Teen Parent ...

City of Wheeling Wants To Review Historic Demolitions

Top Headlines

WHEELING — City officials are moving forward with a measure that will make sure a proper review is done before any of Wheeling’s historic structures meet the wrecking ball. Members of the Development Committee of Wheeling City Council recently recommended a proposed ordinance establishing ...

Labcorp Opens New Office in Wheeling

Community

The Health Plan of West Virginia Inc. announced its expanded access and continued partnership Wednesday with the recently opened Labcorp patient service center Wheeling’s Woodsdale neighborhood. Officials with Labcorp, The Health Plan and The Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce, gathered in ...

Northern Panhandle Still Mostly Yellow on COVID-19 Map

Community

The Northern Panhandle remained mostly yellow Wednesday on the Department of Health and Human Resources COVID-19 alert map. Three of four counties were in the second-safest category on the map. Hancock, Brooke and Marshall counties all were yellow, and Ohio County was alone in green, the ...

Biden: Afghanistan Troop Drawdown To Begin by May 1

Top Headlines

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will withdraw remaining U.S. troops from the “forever war” in Afghanistan, declaring that the Sept. 11 terror attacks of 20 years ago cannot justify American forces still dying in the nation’s longest war. His plan is to pull out ...

National Drug Take Back Day Event April 24 In Wheeling

Community

Those looking to dispose of expired prescription drugs will have their chance to get rid of them April 24 at locations around Ohio County. The Community Impact Coalition, the Wheeling Police Department and the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office are coming together to sponsor a Drug Take Back Day ...

Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison at 82

Top Headlines

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and TOM HAYS Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Bernard Madoff, the infamous architect of an epic securities swindle that burned thousands of investors, outfoxed regulators and earned him a 150-year prison term, died behind bars early Wednesday. He was 82. Madoff's ...

W.Va. Pausing Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Use

Top Headlines

CHARLESTON — Use of Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine will be paused in West Virginia until a federal review takes place, Gov. Jim Justice announced Tuesday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration issued a statement ...

Demolition Continues On I-70 Bridges Project

Community

BRIDGEPORT — Traffic on Ohio 7 South near the village of Bridgeport was delayed intermittently throughout the day Tuesday as demolition crews with Swank Construction removed large steel bridge beams from the eastbound side of Interstate 70 as part of the on-going $215 million I-70 Bridges ...

Three COVID Deaths Reported in Marshall County

Community

MOUNDSVILLE — Two deaths linked to COVID-19 were reported out of Marshall County, both hospitalized at the time of their death. Two men, one 89-years-old and one 53-years-old, reportedly died between Saturday and Monday night, when the Marshall County Health Department released its daily ...

U.S. Rep. David McKinley Leads Pipeline Forum

Top Headlines

CHARLESTON —While President Joe Biden is pitching a multi-trillion-dollar infrastructure package to Congress, First District Congressman David McKinley, R-W.Va., reminded people one of Biden’s first acts as president was canceling an infrastructure project with possible repercussions for ...

Marshall County Schools Sets Tentative 2021-22 Schedule

Community

MOUNDSVILLE -- Marshall County school administrators are operating under a tentative opening date of August 24 for the 2021-2022 school year, ending May 24. The Marshall County School Board is holding two public hearings on the calendar. The first of which was Tuesday and the second is on ...

Huge Wheeling Island Cleanup Effort Coming

Top Headlines

WHEELING — A major, multi-day cleanup effort on Wheeling Island is slated to begin this weekend, and all Island residents are urged to participate. Ward 2 Councilman Ben Seidler said the city of Wheeling’s Operations Department has committed to help make this year’s cleanup bigger ...