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Toll mounts from storms across state

June 25, 2016 CHARLESTON — As a deluge swamped southeast West Virginia — a disaster that killed at least 20 people — Ronnie Scott’s wife called him and told him their house was filling up with water. more »»

City asks residents to aid victims

June 25, 2016 WEIRTON — The City of Weirton is among those stepping up to lend aid to the residents of southern West Virginia experiencing flood damage following this week’s storms. more »»

On stage downtown

June 25, 2016 Weirton’s Downtown at Sundown summer concert series continued at the Weirton Event Center Friday with performances by Steelesque and Jill West and the Blues Attac. more »»

Follansbee celebrating Community Days with July 8-10 festival

June 25, 2016 FOLLANSBEE — Over the years Follansbee Community Days has provided the stage for many nationally, regionally and locally known musicians, at no cost to festival-goers, and an opportunity for local... more »»

Cool Kids

June 25, 2016 Officers with the Weirton Police Department’s K-9 Division provided a demonstration Friday during First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union’s Cool Kids Fun Day, held at the credit union’s... more »»

Regan blames Manchin, Puccio for ouster

June 25, 2016 WHEELING — Christopher Regan is no longer the vice chairman of the West Virginia Democrat Party after losing a bid for party chairman earlier this month, and he blames Sen. more »»

Rotary hears about Toastmasters

June 25, 2016 The Rotary Club of Weirton Heights met Tuesday at Eat ‘n Park in Weirton. The week’s speakers were Joe and Kathy McBride, who discussed their experiences with Toastmaster. more »»

Oglebay Farmers’ Market recognizes park’s roots

June 25, 2016 WHEELING — Oglebay Park is recognizing its roots by offering a weekly farmers’ market that takes place in the formal gardens from 4-6 p.m. Monday. more »»

Burger bash

June 25, 2016 The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors hosted a burger bash for members, prospective members and guests Thursday at the Best Western Inn in Steubenvill. more »»

Steubenville Fire Department picks up more grant money

June 25, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville Fire Department officials put their new truck into service Tuesday afternoon at the Pleasant Heights fire statio. more »»

Golf scramble scores $15,000 for Easter Seals

June 25, 2016 WHEELING — The Third Alarm Bar hit a hole-in-one for Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center this year, raising $15,000 in its annual golf scramble to benefit Easter Seal. more »»

Ground broken at old TS&T site

June 24, 2016 CHESTER — The next chapter in the reclamation of the old Taylor, Smith & Taylor pottery site began Thursday morning with the shoveling of dirt under a cloudy sky. more »»

County defends support of shelter

June 24, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — Stung by criticism over a proposed contract for the Hancock County Animal Shelter, county commissioners on Thursday defended their support of the shelter and their advocacy for... more »»

USW ratifies labor contract

June 24, 2016 PITTSBURGH — The United Steelworkers announced Thursday afternoon that its members have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract with ArcelorMittal USA, setting the terms and conditions of employment... more »»

Boy, 8, dies after being swept away by waters

June 24, 2016 CHARLESTON — An 8-year-old boy died after being swept away in swift water and another boy was missing as bands of strong thunderstorms pounded West Virginia with heavy rains and whipping winds... more »»

Senate president makes stop at WMC

June 24, 2016 WEIRTON — While in the Ohio Valley Thursday, Senate President Bill Cole stopped at Weirton Medical Center to see first-hand the improvements made at the local hospital and, he hoped, to learn how... more »»

Cole: $300M deficit awaits next governor

June 24, 2016 WHEELING — Republican Bill Cole wants to be West Virginia’s next governor, even though he expects a $300 million state budget deficit would be waiting for him if he takes office in January. more »»

Weirton Water Board OKs budget

June 24, 2016 WEIRTON — The Weirton Area Water Board on Thursday accepted its budget for the upcoming fiscal year, meeting in a work session and special meeting at the Weirton Municipal Building. more »»

Prospective business owners pitch ideas

June 24, 2016 WELLSBURG — From a combination bookstore and sandwich and pastry shop to a business that would cater to both bicyclists on the Brooke County Pioneer Trail and boaters on the Ohio River, concepts for... more »»

New bids sought for Mingo water project

June 24, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday agreed to readvertise for bids for the Mingo Junction water booster station project after bids earlier this month came in well above the... more »»

Bluegrass featured

June 24, 2016 Big Bill Dupree and the Musical Mercenaries, along with the Joe Zelek Band, performed Thursday at the Louis and Sandra Berkman Amphitheater at Historic Fort Steuben during Bluegrass Night as part of... more »»


Never Alone WV meeting June 27, 2016

"Never Alone WV" holds weekly meetings of support for various addictions, each Monday night at 6 p.m. at the St. Paul Rectory. If any questions, call 304-797-1579. more »

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Trump, the phenomenon

February 26, 2016 Super Tuesday looms ahead. Now, I should be making more guacamole, buying some wings and some good beer because this Super day is way more important to life than Super Bowl Sunday. more »

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