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City officials appointed, take oath

July 2, 2015 WEIRTON — The new roster of Weirton City Council met for the first time in Council Wednesday to appoint a slate of city officials. more »»


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City officials appointed, take oath

July 2, 2015 WEIRTON — The new roster of Weirton City Council met for the first time in Council Wednesday to appoint a slate of city officials. more »»

Terrorist threat charges dropped

July 2, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County authorities have dismissed charges against a man accused of making terrorist threats and have instead charged him with making threats of retaliation. more »»

‘Fresh set of eyes’ sought in crash involving officer

July 2, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County prosecutor says he wants a “fresh set of eyes” on the case involving a rookie police officer and local police chief. more »»

City water department truck catches fire

July 2, 2015 Weirton police and firefighters responded early Wednesday afternoon to the intersection of Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue after a city water department truck caught fire while en route to the... more »»

Brain health subject of Rotary forum

July 2, 2015 WEIRTON — The Weirton Rotary Club and Trinity Health System hosted a forum on brain health at the Serbian-American Cultural Center Wednesday evening. more »»


Brooke students learned through workplace visits

June 28, 2015 WELLSBURG — In April, many area businesses teamed with Brooke High School’s administration and staff to provide 30 students with a firsthand look at careers that interested them. more »»

Quick Takes

June 28, 2015 LEADERSHIP AWARD: Linda Cattrell, an employee of First Choice Community Federal Credit Union in Weirton, received the 2015 Chapter Leadership Award from the West Virginia Credit Union League during... more »»

Wheeling uses new atrial fib treatment

June 28, 2015 WHEELING – Physicians at Wheeling Hospital began this week to use cryoballoon ablation to restore normal heart rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillatio. more »»

Wheeling Hospital earns Gold Award for inpatient cardiac care

June 28, 2015 WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital has been recognized by the American Heart Association for quick and effective treatment of inpatient cardiac arrest. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

June 28, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Everett E. Dillon (deceased) to Carol Dillon and Everett Dillon Jr., lots 103-104, Overlook Hills. more »»


Joseph Sabados

July 2, 2015 SABADOS, Joseph R. more »»

Donald Townsend

July 2, 2015 TOWNSEND, Donald J., age 76, of Weirton, WV passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at the Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH. He was born Oct. more »»

Duane Printup

July 2, 2015 PRINTUP, Duane George, 71, of Shadyside, OH, died Thursday. Private viewing followed by cremation by Chambers Funeral Home, Wellsburg, WV. more »»

John Geddis

July 2, 2015 GEDDIS, Honorable John F. Jr., Mayor of Toronto, OH, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015. A memorial service for John will be held on Saturday, July 4, 2015, at 11:30 a.m. more »»

Robert Cunningham

July 2, 2015 CUNNINGHAM, Robert C. “Buck,” 73, of Weirton, WV passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at home. He was born Dec. 22, 1941, in Hollidays Cove, WV. He was the son of the late C. more »»

Local Sports

All About Women Kickoff Night opens season

July 2, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Four football teams will open the 2015 season Aug. 27 at Harding Stadium. The Weirton Medical Center All About Women Kickoff Night will feature Steubenville vs. Cleveland JFK at 5:45 p. more »»

Bucco bats come alive over Tigers

July 2, 2015 DETROIT — Neil Walker had a long day Wednesday, but he wishes it could have kept going. more »»

Kessel trade to Penguins highlights start of NHL free agency

July 2, 2015 On the first day of NHL free agency, a blockbuster trade stole the spotlight. more »»

One away: Carrasco nearly misses no-hitter in Indians’ win

July 2, 2015 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Carlos Carrasco was one strike away from throwing Cleveland’s first no-hitter in 34 years and already considering ways to celebrate. A bit prematurely it turned out. more »»

Steelers interested in hosting 2023 Super Bowl

July 2, 2015 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to turn the 2023 Super Bowl into a home game. more »»

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Glenn Miller played in the rain, and car interiors left scars

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