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Diabetes Assistance Dogs Smell Blood Sugar Changes

April 21, 2014 Some diabetics across the nation are using dogs that can sniff out blood sugar changes in the body. But just how the canines can do the work appears to remain a mystery. more »»

ECS Building To Be Auctioned Via Court Order, WVNCC Interested

April 21, 2014 A court-ordered auction is planned for a former downtown bus terminal — a building that West Virginia Northern Community College is interested in possibly purchasing. more »»

DOH: Boulder-Catching Net To Be Repaired Along W.Va. 2

April 20, 2014 In response to a tragic 2005 accident that resulted in a man’s death, the West Virginia Division of Highways installed a steel mesh barrier to prevent rockslide boulders from falling onto The Narrow... more »»

Electronics Recycling Is Day Set

April 20, 2014 WHEELING — Ohio County residents with outdated computers, discarded cell phones, old VCRs or even a broken 1980s boombox they wish to discard can dispose of them at an electronics recycling event... more »»

Coast Guard Auxiliary Encourages Safe Boating

April 20, 2014 TRIADELPHIA — With summer just around the corner, members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary Wheeling Chapter are preparing to help Ohio Valley residents get ready for a safe season of boating. more »»

Police Chief Proposes Mental Disorder Training for Officers

April 20, 2014 Even before the recent stabbings at a high school near Pittsburgh, Wheeling Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger saw the need for law enforcement officers to be trained to recognize a person with a menta... more »»

Schools ‘Feed to Achieve’ With Breakfast

April 19, 2014 Each morning at Weirton Middle School, students start the day with a muffin and fruit or a breakfast burrito, then proceed to their classroom for 20 minutes of accelerated reading while they eat,... more »»

Back-to-School Vaccines Available Early

April 19, 2014 To avoid potentially long lines, parents are being encouraged to get their children’s back-to-school vaccinations updated now. more »»

Online Bill Paying Now Live in City

April 19, 2014 Wheeling residents are now able to pay water and sewer bills and some parking citations online, several months after City Council voted to begin providing the service. more »»

April 26 is Drug Take-Back Day for Unwanted Prescriptions

April 19, 2014 Flushing old medications is bad for the water supply. Plus, it’s not the only disposal option. Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26 at Elm Grove Pharmacy, 101 E. more »»

Happel Vein Center First To Receive Accreditation

April 19, 2014 A desire to deliver quality care runs through Dr. John Happel’s vein. more »»

Police Reports

April 19, 2014 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Threats At 4:34 p.m. Thursday, police took a threats report at the HilDar Apartments. Theft At 2:29 p.m. more »»

Doctor Will Pay $1M for False Claims

April 18, 2014 Dr. Devender Batra and Belmont Cardiology Inc. of St. Clairsville will pay a $1 million penalty for violations involving fraudulent Medicare claims. U.S. Attorney William J. more »»

DOT Applies for Funds To Repair W.Va. 88 Slip

April 18, 2014 While more than 500 road slips and slides continue to plague the Northern Panhandle, the West Virginia Department of Transportation has applied for discretionary state funds to make repairs to a roa... more »»

Business Owners Present Appeals in Fake Marijuana Cases

April 18, 2014 The owners of two businesses declared nuisances for selling synthetic marijuana took their cases to the Seventh District Court of Appeals on Wednesda. more »»

Health Official: Home Tattooing Is Illegal

April 18, 2014 By SHELLEY HANSON Staff Writer Those looking to get a tattoo should make sure they are going to a licensed tattoo artist, as the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department is investigating people who... more »»

Darnley Sentenced To House Arrest

April 18, 2014 Jeanette Darnley will spend one-to-five years on house arrest as punishment for leaving her 9-year-old son locked inside a parked car for 20 minutes on a 90-degree day in July while she shoplifted... more »»

Woman Recovers From Suspected Case of Mumps

April 18, 2014 A Belmont County resident who was suspected of contracting the mumps while in Columbus, Ohio, has recovered, according to the Belmont County Health Department. more »»

City Looks To Solve Drug Problem

April 18, 2014 McMechen leaders hope they can get illegal drugs off their streets. During a Thursday meeting, Police Chief David Robinson told council members about the arrest of Jonathan H. more »»

Parking Variances OK’d for Businesses

April 18, 2014 The Wheeling Board of Zoning Appeals passed two applicant requests at Thursday’s meeting — including one related to a new photography business on 14th Street. more »»

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