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Customer service not IRS priority

April 27, 2015 More than 8 million times during the past few months, the Internal Revenue Service’s telephone system hung up on taxpayers who wanted help. more »»

Looking for that middle ground

April 26, 2015 We think it makes sense for Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort to find a way to accommodate smokers on its property amid a countywide smoking ban. more »»

Election board provides oversight

April 25, 2015 The City of Weirton is trying to make certain the mistakes encountered during its recent primary election do not recur in June's general. more »»

Manchin’s decision good for West Virginia

April 24, 2015 Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. more »»

Beautification is key for community

April 23, 2015 Wednesday was Earth Day, and while there weren’t any major environmental projects in our area, there have been several efforts to beautify some of our communities in recent day. more »»

Weirton United Way continues to evolve

April 22, 2015 The Weirton United Way has had to find new ways to evolve in recent years as conditions in the community continue to change. more »»

Spending restraint good for state

April 21, 2015 West Virginians sometimes may wish state officials were less stingy with money, especially when so many highways are minefields of pothole. more »»

Time is now for tax reform

April 20, 2015 Some would say the ongoing struggle to keep West Virginia’s budget balanced indicates now is not the time for legislators to be discussing tax reform. more »»

Speaker brings inspiration

April 19, 2015 It simply is not possible to have a bad day after listening to Boston Marathon bomb survivor Rebekah Gregory speak about her experiences and how they've impacted her life. more »»

Be safe as prom season nears

April 18, 2015 The preparing and primping have begun. It’s prom season in the Tri-State Area, and many area high-schoolers are full of excitement in anticipation of their schools’ regal event. more »»

Symposium prepares youth for business

April 17, 2015 Preparation can be the key to success in the business community, and on Wednesday approximately 120 local high school juniors got an early start on those preparations. The Dr. Barbara A. more »»

Election mistakes can’t be accepted

April 16, 2015 Elections are an important part of the functions of our society. more »»

Tales of a survivor

April 15, 2015 Tri-State Area residents will have the opportunity to hear a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombings share her message of strength and resilience Thursday. more »»

Come and get a ‘Taste of home’

April 14, 2015 Spring is in full swing, and that means the return of our annual Taste of Home Cooking School. This year's show, set for Wednesday, will include demonstrations by culinary specialist Amanda Wilson. more »»

Don’t keep our vets waiting

April 13, 2015 One might have thought a scandal last year about Veterans Affairs hospitals would have put at least some fear into the minds of VA bureaucrats. more »»

The devil is no defense

April 12, 2015 "The devil made me do it" was a popular line by comedian Flip Wilson in the 1970s, but it fails miserably as a defense in a terrorist's trial. more »»

Be extra safe around cycles

April 11, 2015 The weather has finally warmed up and motorcycle owners are getting their bikes back on the road. Unfortunately, the area has already experienced its first motorcycle fatality of the season. more »»

Honor, remember Death March veterans

April 10, 2015 Seventy-three years ago, following the months-long Battle of Bataan during World War II, tens of thousands of American and Filipino prisoners of war were forced to march approximately 65 miles from... more »»

Congratulations young leaders

April 9, 2015 On Tuesday, 30 local teens took the next step into potentially becoming future leaders of our area with the graduation of the latest class of Youth Leadership Weirto. more »»

Contest provides ‘hands-on’ learning

April 8, 2015 Recently, several area sixth-graders honed their public speaking skills, with the best orator title on the line. We applaud the Brooke County school district, as well as St. Joseph and St. more »»

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