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Hometown Teams exhibit coming

July 27, 2014 WEIRTON — Final preparations are being made for a new traveling museum exhibit to celebrate local sports teams. more »»

Lifesaver program takes 'stress off'

July 27, 2014 CHESTER — Worrying comes easy for mothers, but especially for Sharon Michael. more »»

Craft show

July 27, 2014 Guests perused more than 40 vendor booths at the Marland Heights Community Association's Pool Together Craft Show Saturday at Marland Heights Park. more »»

Next speaker in series to be revealed Monday

July 27, 2014 STEUBENVILLE —Area residents will have the chance to learn the name of the next speaker in the Herald-Star, Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Speaker Series during a special presentation Monday... more »»

Veterans agriculture program a hit

July 27, 2014 CHARLESTON — A recently approved state agricultural program for military veterans is off to a strong star. more »»

Sun protection awareness

July 27, 2014 Tri-State Medical Group will host an informational booth 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Tri-State Pharmacy, 651 Colliers Way, Weirton, to raise awareness of the importance of sun protection. more »»

United Way gets a big donation from event

July 27, 2014 WHEELING — The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley was recently presented a check in the amount of $3,600 from donations collected at the 18th annual Plaza West Fest held July 9 in St. Clairsville. more »»

60 years at the park

July 27, 2014 WELLSBURG — Next week Brooke Hills Park will be celebrating its 60th anniversary and park officials are inviting everyone to take part in a three-day celebration that will include free or discounted... more »»

Fundraiser sponsors needed

July 27, 2014 WHEELING — Make-A-Wish and the Soup Kitchen of Greater Wheeling are teaming up to raise funds for each other during its first Wishes & Dishes event. more »»

Route 22, other projects continue

July 26, 2014 State highway officials continue to ask for drivers' patience as work to repair and pave sections of U.S. Route 22 and the Veterans Memorial Bridge continues. more »»

United Way plans golf challenge

July 26, 2014 The Weirton United Way is planning the 15th-annual All-Women's Golf Challenge, set for Aug. 23 at Mountaineer's Woodview Golf Course. Registration will be at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.. more »»

Marland Heights to hold Kidz Day Aug. 2

July 26, 2014 WEIRTON — A day of fun and games is promised for area children Aug. 2 at Marland Heights Park. The second-annual "Weirton Kidz Day" is planned at the park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Area road project to result in boil order

July 26, 2014 WEIRTON — Continuing road work along Pennsylvania Avenue will result in a boil order for part of the city on Wednesday. Between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday, crews with James White Construction Co. more »»

Steel Cassa performs

July 26, 2014 Steel Cassa kicked off Friday's free community concert at the Weirton Event Center; part of the 2014 Weirton Summer Concert Serie. more »»

Urban Mission school bash to expand

July 26, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — As August approaches, so, too, does the start of a new school year and with it, the need to help area students get off to a good start. Enter Urban Mission Ministries at 301 N. more »»

Commissioners approve grants

July 25, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County’s own version of Christmas in July came on Thursday with commissioners’ approval of $1.1 million in funding for special projects. more »»

Board to discuss pain center doctor

July 25, 2014 WHEELING — The West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine is expected to hold a special meeting this morning to talk about allegations against Dr. more »»

Old time rock ’n’ roll

July 25, 2014 Area band Legend performed rock ’n’ roll from the 1950s to the ’80s at a classic oldies night concert that also featured Deja Vu Thursday at the Louis and Sandra Berkman Amphitheater at Historic For... more »»

Bocce tournament part of Italian Heritage fest

July 25, 2014 WHEELING — Tom Triveri hopes some extra practice will boost his team’s chances in the bocce ball tournament during the 32nd annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival, which opens at... more »»

Education researcher calls Common Core a bad apple

July 25, 2014 WHEELING — Instead of blazing a path to higher student achievement, education writer Joy Pullmann believes the new Common Core national standards for schools serve to stifle individual thought and... more »»

Smoking ban compromise sought

July 24, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Health Board faced a barrage of comments Wednesday at a public hearing regarding the proposed Hancock County Clean Air Regulation, which would effectively ban... more »»


Never Alone WV meeting July 28, 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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The Drummer is not adopted

July 24, 2014 Amid all the stuff a family deals with when nuptials are within 10 weeks are things like living arrangements. Moving out. New furniture. Job considerations. Wedding invitations. Guest lists. more »

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