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Editorials

A Helping Paw for West Virginia Kids

West Virginia students are facing challenges most earlier generations simply cannot imagine. Our state is in the same backward-looking economic slog it has been in for nearly 100 years, that’s true; but because of those decades of financial hopelessness, combined with a stubborn clinging to ...

Voters Can See the Record

Stolen valor is the term for those who have made fraudulent claims about military service. It is a federal crime if those fraudulent claims were used “with intent to obtain money, property, or other tangible benefit,” if that person falsely claimed to have been a recipient of one of the ...

Streetscape Must Be Done Right

Shovels pierced a pile of ceremonial dirt Friday afternoon at Market Street Plaza, celebrating the start of one of the most anticipated projects the city of Wheeling has had in years. The city held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Downtown Streetscape Project, a $32 million undertaking. This ...

Pats on the Back

-To the Ziegenfelder Co., a Wheeling-based frozen novelty company with facilities in three states, after it announced it is expanding to a fourth. The company, with facilities in West Virginia, California and Colorado, will build a new facility in Lockhart, Texas, according to a release from ...

Blood Donors Always Needed

Tired of being asked to give blood? Imagine being the person lying in a hospital bed hoping there is enough of your particular blood type on hand to provide the care you need. The demand for donated blood and plasma does not go away after a large donation event or surge of donors because of ...

Celebrate Homecoming Safely

A tradition that is a highlight of fall is under way as area high schools celebrate their homecoming events. Students get the chance at this early point in the school year to enjoy the company of their friends, family and alumni during one of the more memorable events of the school year. And, ...