Join Local Fight Against Cancer

Letters to the Editor

Editor, News-Register: Beating our biggest rival takes more than breakthrough research. It takes things like out 24/7 cancer help line and free rides to chemo. By joining the Relay For Life movement in our community, we can all help the American Cancer Society attack cancer from every angle. ...

Reinvigorate Community Days

Letters to the Editor

Editor, News-Register: My wife and I, as we do every year, recently attended the Follansbee Community Days festival. The live music was very enjoyable, and the closing fireworks display remains one of the best in the Valley, as far as we’re concerned. Their fireworks are always a ...

Tax-Free Back to School Shopping


West Virginia parents caught off guard by the rapidly approaching start of school will be glad to know the state is giving them a little help with back-to-school shopping this weekend. From midnight today through 11:59 p.m. Monday, some school necessities will be sales-tax-free. Though it has ...

Necessary to Bridge The Pay Gap in Ohio


Ohioans know our state has some work to do as we shake off the socio-cultural norms that have held back so many. A report by Columbus-based economics and public policy firm Scioto Analysis has showed us another way in which we can do so. Their data shows there is still a big gap in pay between ...

Nau Deserving Of City Honor


Every so often, a public servant comes along who exemplifies the term “servant” — they give their time and talents for the greater good without seeking glory for themselves. Mike Nau is one of those servants, and on Tuesday Mayor Glenn Elliott recognized his continued commitment to ...

Review Weirton Charter


One of the issues raised last week during the departure of Weirton’s former city manager was whether one member of city council was eligible to continue serving in his elected position. Ward 2 Councilman Mike Adams also works as an assistant prosecuting attorney for Hancock County, a ...