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Editorials

Natatorium Project Great for Marshall County

Despite having limited access to competition-level swimming pools, the Ohio Valley has produced a number of top swimmers in recent years who have won state championships and gone on to compete at the collegiate level. A decision by the Marshall County Board of Education should help to keep ...

New Display a Fitting Tribute to Local Vets

A flight suit worn during missions in Operation Iraqi Freedom. A survival knife; a mission planning tool; pilot logs; information about the Black Hawk helicopter. All of these items are now on display at the Wheeling-Ohio County Airport’s museum, dedicated by local veterans of the Gulf War ...

Schenerlein Solid Pick to Lead Wheeling Heritage Into Future

Wheeling Heritage’s board of directors made an excellent choice this week with the hiring of Scott Schenerlein as the organization’s new executive director. He takes over for Alex Weld who left earlier this year to take a new post with Generation West Virginia. Schenerlein, director of ...

Reconsider Vote On Pool Repairs

Weirton City Council made a poor decision when it voted down a proposal to designate $1 million toward the replacement of the vessel at Starvaggi Memorial Pool. We call on those involved to reconsider the matter as they continue to discuss this much-needed project. For several years, members ...

Growing Ohio’s Economy

Ohio has some work to do if it is to attract the kinds of employers that will propel its economy to prosperity. According to an Axios report on Heartland Forward’s analysis of states’ “entrepreneurial capacity,” the Buckeye State ranked 40th in terms of new companies, ...

Honoring the Best Of The Ohio Valley

Your nominations, votes and support paid off for nearly 400 local businesses Wednesday as they were honored as the Best of the Ohio Valley Readers’ Choice 2021 winners. The businesses — some large, some small — were honored during an awards gala at the Wheeling Country Club. Readers ...