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Chesapeake sells W.Va. acreage for $5.4B

October 20, 2014 WHEELING — After acquiring 413,000 acres for Marcellus and Utica shale drilling in northern West Virginia over the past few years, Chesapeake Energy officials said Thursday they will sell their 1,50... more »»

Salvation Army paying bell ringers

October 20, 2014 WHEELING — For nearly 150 years, the ringing of Salvation Army bells outside of stores and restaurants has signaled the Christmas season. more »»

Women get royal treatment at ‘Head to Toe Expo’

October 20, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — The third-annual “What a Woman Wants…Head to Toe Expo” was home to hundreds of area women on Sunday afternoon. Those who visited St. more »»

Oak Glen advances work on athletic concussions

October 20, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — There was a time when an injured football player or other student-athlete was just as likely to be told to “shake it off” as to be kept on the sidelines. That time is no more. more »»

Chester water faces deeper financial woe

October 20, 2014 CHESTER — The financial hole that the Chester Water Department recently found itself in is proving to be a little deeper than the kind its workers encounter on an almost daily basis. more »»

Family comes home to Steubenville theater

October 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Charles and John Biggio didn’t know the Grand Theater in its heyday. more »»

Wine tasting

October 20, 2014 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association held its fourth-annual wine tasting Saturday evening at Hellenic Hall, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, to raise money for various... more »»

Art show is a tribute to Robert Haworth

October 19, 2014 WEIRTON — For six years, the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center has paid tribute to the work of local artist and art teacher Robert Haworth and his student. more »»

Poker walk brings in money and awareness

October 19, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — It was a quiet poker run at the Fort Steuben Mall on Saturday considering Harleys were traded in for sneakers in an effort to raise money for breast cancer awareness. more »»

Deadline approaching for cookbook competition

October 19, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Friday deadline is quickly approaching for entries to the annual Holiday Cookbook Contest presented by the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times. more »»

Bethany dedicates hall to alumni member

October 19, 2014 BETHANY — Bethany College recognized Greg and Ellen Trebilcock Jordan, both 1981 Bethany graduates, with the dedication of Jordan Hall during a dedication ceremony on campus Oct. 11. more »»

United Fund Raffle

October 19, 2014 This collection of Pittsburgh Steelers memorabilia will be raffled off Dec. 9 to benefit the Hancock County United Fund. Tickets may be purchased for $1 at the Lynn Murray Memorial Library in Chester. more »»

Commission to restart an area facade program

October 19, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The city of Steubenville is preparing to reimplement a facade restoration program for buildings in the downtown business district to assist property owners who want to restore their... more »»

Steubenville Area Relay for Life marks 20th year

October 19, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The 2015 Steubenville Area Relay for Life sponsored by the Jefferson County Unit of the American Cancer Society will be one with a special anniversary element to it and several key... more »»

Zombie Run, Walk, Survive set for Nov. 7 in Wheeling

October 19, 2014 WHEELING — Gather your friends and family for the Zombie Run, Walk, Survive on Friday, Nov. 7 in Wheeling. more »»

Puppy pinup

October 19, 2014 BLOOMINGDALE — Jeanne Parrish lives with a celebrity, one who’s loving, playful, ornery and terribly cute. more »»

Dickson sworn in to represent sixth ward

October 18, 2014 WEIRTON – The residents of Weirton's sixth ward officially have a new representative to Weirton City Council, as Angelina Dickson was sworn into office at the Weirton Municipal Building Friday... more »»

Digital polling booths

October 18, 2014 Hancock County Clerk George Foley, left, and Election Deputy Barb Ross, right, show Karen Gould, of Weirton, how to operate one of the county's digital polling booths. The booth was at the Mary H. more »»

Hancock County Sheriff investigates animal cruelty case

October 18, 2014 CHESTER — An investigation of animal cruelty is underway in Hancock County after an incident in the Chester area this wee. more »»

Haunted houses abound in Ohio Valley

October 18, 2014 Haunted houses are becoming more numerous and popular throughout Ohio, but it may seem like all the good ones are based in the largest cities. That's not necessarily true. more »»

Avella royalty

October 18, 2014 Haley Kersey, the daughter of Danielle Kersey and the late Bradley Kersey of Avella, was crowned the Avella High School homecoming queen Friday in a pre-game ceremony before the Eagles’ game against... more »»


Never Alone WV meeting October 20, 2014

"Never Alone WV" holds weekly meetings of support for various addictions, each Monday night at 6 p.m. The location is 149 Preston Ave. on Weirton Heights. more »

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From old gold and blue to black and blue

October 20, 2014 It is one thing to celebrate after a major sporting victory. It is something else entirely when said celebration causes damage to a community. more »

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