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Former AIR building a concern

February 5, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — The City of New Cumberland is pressing its case against the owner of the old AIR building, which has been sitting in a state of partial demolition for almost a year. more »»


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Former AIR building a concern

February 5, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — The City of New Cumberland is pressing its case against the owner of the old AIR building, which has been sitting in a state of partial demolition for almost a year. more »»

Right-to-work clears Legislature

February 5, 2016 CHARLESTON — Dealing blows to organized labor, West Virginia’s Republican-led Legislature cleared proposals Thursday to repeal the state’s prevailing wage for public construction jobs and make the... more »»

Weirton man pleads guilty to porn charge

February 5, 2016 WHEELING — A Northern Panhandle man admitted in federal court this week to possessing child pornography, while another admitted to a weapons charge. more »»

Substance abuse called ‘huge’ problem

February 5, 2016 CHARLESTON — In the midst of a divisive legislative session, an issue that touches representatives on both sides of the aisle continues to be a major concern. more »»

Officials stress value of college

February 5, 2016 CHARLESTON — With less than 55 percent of West Virginia high school graduates heading to college, the state’s Higher Education Policy Commission is looking to do something about it. more »»


Wheeling Hospital opens balance center

January 31, 2016 By LINDA COMINS Staff writer WHEELIING — Wheeling Hospital’s new Center for Dizziness and Balance offers a multi-disciplinary, comprehensive approach to preventing falls and improving patients’... more »»

Belle’s Diner offers 24-hour way to defeat your hunger

January 31, 2016 WEIRTON — Area residents have a new option to feed their hunger, and it’s available around the clock. Belle’s Diner recently opened its doors at 2109 Pennsylvania Ave. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

January 31, 2016 The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Eddie Henderson Properties LLC to Michael DeSantis, lot 31, William Myers Second. more »»

10 years for Froehlich’s Classic Corner downtown

January 24, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Greg Froehlich, owner along with his wife, Debbie, of Froehlich’s Classic Corner, 501 Washington St. more »»

Quick Takes

January 24, 2016 LIVE WIRE IN DUBAI: Exposed wiring likely sparked the New Year’s Eve blaze that engulfed a 63-story skyscraper in Dubai just hours before a nearby fireworks display at the world’s tallest building,... more »»


Christina Myers

February 5, 2016 Christina (Christy) Jane Myers, 41, formerly of Weirton, passed suddenly on February 1, 2016, at John Muir Hospital in Concord, CA. more »»

Craig Creamer

February 5, 2016 Craig D. Creamer, 53, of Steubenville, died Thursday evening at home. Arrangements are pending at Dunlope -Shorac Funeral Home, Wintersville. more »»

Lori Hines

February 5, 2016 Lois M. Hines, 89, of Weirton, WV, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016, at Weirton Medical Center. She was born January 25, 1927, in Hollidays Cove, WV. She was the daughter of the late Dorce . more »»

Roy Baker

February 5, 2016 Roy Donald Baker Sr., 91, of Huntington, WV, formerly of Weirton, WV, passed away on Monday at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was a retired superintendent from Weirton Steel and a veteran of the U.S. more »»

Tony Morelli

February 4, 2016 Tony “Bubba” Morelli, 79, of Wintersville, OH, died Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at Trinity West ER. He was born on August 1, 1936, in Steubenville, a son of the late Antonio and Lena Carrara Morel. more »»

Local Sports

Hudson to hunt for goals at Pitt

February 5, 2016 WELLSBURG — Everyone needs an outlet. Cheyenne Hudson has one that is opposite of her passion. She hunts. more »»

Spotlight on Cole as he heads to Wake Forest

February 5, 2016 WELLSBURG — Thomas Cole is used to the spotlight. more »»

Dream comes true for Green

February 5, 2016 WELLSBURG — For Brooke High senior Nathan Green, it was rather simple. “I’ve wanted to be a Mountaineer since I was little,” he sai. more »»

Lawrence-Burke ready for challenge

February 5, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Mandela Lawrence-Burke returned from his official visit to Kent State and knew. more »»

Creek claims OVAC 4A crown

February 5, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Indian Creek head wrestling coach Brandon Pendleton couldn’t have drawn it up any better. more »»

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A quick memory for the Challenger

January 28, 2016 Time won't let me write much of a blog post about the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion, but here's the memories: It was my first anniversary at the Herald-Star. more »

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