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Editorials

Fostering a Love of Strings

A wonderful evening of music from more than 150 young musicians took place Wednesday during the Ohio County Strings Association fall program at Wheeling Park High School. Students from the county’s middle schools and the high school performed more than a dozen pieces that showed off their ...

Have a Safe And Happy Halloween

As children prepare to make their annual costumed trek throughout the region this weekend, we ask parents to make safety a priority this Halloween. Following some common-sense rules will ensure a safe and happy Halloween for everyone. Parents should always accompany young children or make ...

Fund Real Climate Plan

Officials in India gave the world an honest assessment of the challenges presented to those who are truly interested in addressing climate change — as opposed to those who just enjoy political preaching and picking winners and losers. Ahead of this weekend’s Group of 20 summit in Rome, ...

Finding an Identity For The Highlands

There’s no denying The Highlands has brought much-needed jobs and economic development to Ohio County. But is the hilltop development living up to its full potential? That’s a question currently being pondered by members of the Ohio County Development Authority after Washington County, ...

Resolve Transit Dispute

We hope a dispute between the Steel Valley Regional Transit Authority and the Weirton Transit Corp., which has resulted in a halt of SVRTA service to Weirton, can be resolved quickly. It appears much of the issue is focused on a shelter and a proposed link point between the agencies. WTC has ...

Inflation Fueling SSI Benefit Bump

Social Security recipients will receive a near 6% increase in benefits in 2022. It’s the largest “raise” in 30 years. Of course, there’s a downside: The increase is due to the highest inflation this country has seen in decades. Food items of all kind. Gasoline. Various services. ...