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Would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley set free

July 27, 2016 WASHINGTON — The man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia, a judge has ruled. John Hinckley Jr. more »»

Bridge on-ramp closure to begin

July 27, 2016 STEUBENVILLE —The eastbound on-ramp to the Veterans Memorial Bridge at University Boulevard will be closed beginning Monday for 20 days as crews work to realign and reconstruct the ramp, the Ohio... more »»

Three bids received for new bridge

July 27, 2016 CHARLESTON — Three bids, ranging from $131.02 million to $188.11 million were received for the new Wellsburg to Brilliant Ohio River bridge main span. more »»

Mountaineer has a new general manager

July 27, 2016 NEWELL — Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort has a new general manager. He is Gregg Carano, brother of Eldorado Resorts CEO Gary Carano and son of Eldorado founder Don Carano. more »»

New ball fields being explored in Follansbee

July 27, 2016 FOLLANSBEE — City officials and engineering consultants tapped to plan new ball fields for the city sought input Tuesday from leaders of local baseball leagues. more »»

Clinton gains an historic nomination

July 27, 2016 PHILADELPHIA — On a night awash in history, Hillary Clinton became the first woman to lead a major American political party toward the White House, breaking through a barrier that eluded her eight... more »»

Clinton, Kaine to visit Youngstown

July 27, 2016 YOUNGSTOWN — Two days after Hillary Clinton accepts the Democratic nomination for president, she and her vice-presidential candidate will stump at East High School, 474 Bennington Ave. more »»

‘Home for Christmas’ is festival theme

July 27, 2016 ELDERSVILLE — The 29th-annual Christmas in the Village craft festival, with the theme “Home for Christmas,” will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 4-6 throughout the village. more »»

Frankfort Springs descendant reconnects with his roots

July 27, 2016 FRANKFORT SPRINGS — John Dungan of Missouri traveled all over the world with his missionary parents, but he had to come to the borough to reconnect with his Pennsylvania root. more »»

Hidden Treasures event to assess area antiques

July 27, 2016 PITTSBURGH — Visitors are encouraged to bring antique items from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

La Leche League ‘Live! Love! Latch!’ event set in Florence

July 27, 2016 FLORENCE — The only area La Leche League “Live! Love! Latch!” event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 6 at the Hanover Township Park located at 11 Municipal Drive. more »»

Heritage library wraps up reading program

July 27, 2016 MCDONALD — The Heritage Public Library will wrap up the “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!” summer reading program Aug. 12 at the library located at 52 Fourth St. The library board will meet at 6:30 p.. more »»

Paris Presbyterian sets outreach programs

July 27, 2016 PARIS — The Paris Presbyterian Church has announced upcoming outreach programs at the church located at 127 Steubenville Pike. more »»

Memorial ceremony planned

July 27, 2016 ELDERSVILLE — The Jefferson Township Historical Society will host the 15th-annual Sept. 11, 2001, memorial ceremony at 3 p.m. Sept. 11 at the veterans memorial located at Fire and Cedar roads. more »»


July 27, 2016 Fall youth soccer registration The Burgettstown Area Youth Soccer Association is accepting registration for the fall season. Registration closes Monday. more »»


July 27, 2016 AVELLA — The Cross Creek Valley Senior Community Center located at 28 Clark Ave. has announced the upcoming activities schedule. They include: • 12:45 p.m., bingo, today. • 10 a.. more »»

Weirton’s Bob Evans named Restaurant of the Year

July 26, 2016 WEIRTON — The employees of Weirton’s Bob Evans restaurant received some special guests and a big announcement Monday, as the location was named Restaurant of the Year. more »»

ACLU wants to review police shooting

July 26, 2016 WEIRTON — West Virginia’s chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is seeking documents related to the death of a 23-year-old black man who was fatally shot by police. more »»

Chester backs plan to double service fee

July 26, 2016 CHESTER — In an unexpected move, Chester City Council on Monday endorsed a plan to double the municipal service fe. more »»

Chamber in holiday spirit with golf event

July 26, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — The Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce was getting into the holiday spirit Monday, holding its inaugural Christmas in July Golf Scramble at Mountaineer’s Woodview Golf Cours. more »»

History, hostility as Clinton ascends to nomination

July 26, 2016 PHILADELPHIA — A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday’s roll call of the states, making her the... more »»


Rotary Club of Weirton July 27, 2016

The Rotary Club of Weirton meets each Wednesday at noon at Williams Country Club. more »

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