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Council OKs safety rules for fireworks

May 24, 2016 WEIRTON — Earlier this year, the West Virginia Legislature expanded the types of fireworks which could be purchased commercially in the state. more »»

Alcohol sales ordinance advances

May 24, 2016 WEIRTON — The City of Weirton is one step closer to allowing the limited sale of alcohol on select city properties, although it didn’t come without some arguments. more »»

Handgun law goes into effect today

May 24, 2016 WHEELING — Effective today, West Virginia residents at least 21 years of age may carry concealed handguns without permits. The Republican-led Legislature approved House Bill 4145 on Feb. 24. Gov. more »»

Funeral home aids in honoring local vets

May 24, 2016 FOLLANSBEE — As Memorial Day approaches, the owner of a local funeral home wants to ensure respect is paid to all of Brooke County’s deceased military veterans. more »»

Brooke schools accept construction bids

May 24, 2016 WELLSBURG — The construction of the new Brooke County middle school moved a step forward Monday with the school board’s approval of several bids for various aspects of its construction. more »»

Rotary report

May 24, 2016 During its meeting May 17, the Rotary Club of Weirton Heights heard from club member Dave Whalen, who has been selected as the 2017-2018 Rotary district governor. more »»

Demolition work ongoing in Steubenville

May 24, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Lawrence Fletcher sat on the steps of the Quinn A.M.E. Church Friday afternoon watching the dilapidated building across the street being brought down by a demolition crew. more »»

Environment camp open in West Virginia

May 24, 2016 HINTON, W.Va. — A camp for environmental education is now open to the public in Summers County, West Virginia. more »»

Eagle earns top international honor

May 23, 2016 WELLSBURG — By exporting products to Poland, Singapore, South Korea, Israel and nearly 40 other countries, Eagle Manufacturing earned President Barack Obama’s “E Award.” U.S. more »»

W.Va. GOP delegate races are still undecided

May 23, 2016 WHEELING — The last vote in West Virginia’s primary election was cast almost two weeks ago, but the state Republican Party is still tabulating just who will be its delegates to the Republican... more »»

W.Va. Republican delegation list

May 23, 2016 Delegation list provided by West Virginia Republican Party late Friday afternoon, but is subject to change as statewide vote totals are updated. more »»

Brooke students receive variety of scholarships

May 23, 2016 WELLSBURG — Scholarships worth millions of dollars were awarded to many Brooke High School students at the school’s scholarship night Thursday thanks to the generosity and support of many... more »»

Odgen classic has new finish line director

May 23, 2016 WHEELING — The start/finish line at 14th and Main streets will be a busy place during this weekend’s Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic. more »»

Unfiltered film takes students into life of opiate addiciton

May 23, 2016 MARTINSBURG — Hundreds of community leaders, students and parents packed Martinsburg High School’s auditorium to view “Chasing the Dragon-The Life of An Opiate Addict,” a documentary film produced b... more »»

Weirton summer concerts start Friday

May 22, 2016 WEIRTON — Let the sound of music drift you away at the Weirton Event Center on Friday as the new free concert season begin. more »»

Gubernatorial debate scheduled for October

May 22, 2016 CHARLESTON — Three statewide, non-partisan organizations hope to provide voters across the Mountain State an opportunity to learn where the state's major gubernatorial candidates stand — in their ow... more »»

Eastern Gateway graduates Class of '16

May 22, 2016 STEUBENVILLE —Patricia Fletcher, Eastern Gateway Community College trustee emeritus, challenged the 2016 EGCC graduating class on Saturday to dare to dream and write their own story in their lives... more »»

Great Vacation Giveaway is here

May 22, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times are partnering with WesBanco and more than 20 other area businesses to offer readers and patrons a chance to win free vacations through the... more »»

Career center holds awards banquet

May 22, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — Oak Glen and Weir High seniors and course completers at the John D. Rockefeller IV Career Center finished the school year in high style with the May 12 awards banquet. more »»


Rotary Club of Weirton Heights May 24, 2016

The Rotary Club of Weirton Heights meets each Tuesday at 8 a.m. at the Eat 'n Park restaurant, located on Three Springs Drive in Weirton. 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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