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Program proving itself a lifesaver

August 2, 2014 A long-planned project to help Hancock County residents keep track of their loved ones appears to be paying dividends, and we hope it continues to see success for years to come. more »»

Derby shines the spotlight on area

August 1, 2014 At around 5:45 p.m. more »»

A day for the ‘kidz’

July 31, 2014 It will be a day of fun and games for area children Saturday as MedExpress presents its second-annual Weirton Kidz Day at Marland Heights Park. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Patience still needed with road project

July 30, 2014 It has been a long summer for motorists whose daily commute includes the portion of U.S. 22 near Weirto. more »»

Keep new animal regulations in place

July 29, 2014 There certainly have been missteps in implementing a new West Virginia law to restrict ownership of dangerous animals. But they have not been serious enough for state legislators or Gov. more »»

Speaking out at EPA hearing

July 28, 2014 During their "listening tour" of the country several months ago, Environmental Protection Agency officials claimed they wanted a cross-section of Americans' opinions about proposed new rules that... more »»

High school football is on its way

July 27, 2014 If you're a fan of high school football, today will certainly serve as a preview of what's coming in just a few weeks. more »»

Give the gift of life

July 26, 2014 Whether contemplating going shopping for back-to-school supplies or deciding which community pool to visit in the waning days of summer, we ask that you also give some thought to doing something... more »»

A businessman of another era

July 25, 2014 With the passing of Meyer Denmark in Florida, a name linking the merchant community of Steubenville and Weirton with the past has died. Denmark was 93 when he died July 17. more »»

Take it to the Supreme Court

July 24, 2014 When is a "state" not a "state"? When it is a word used to describe health care tax credits in the Obamacare law, which remains ambiguous depending upon which side of the political aisle one's judge... more »»

Use more caution on the roads

July 23, 2014 The statistics in energy field areas regarding motor vehicle accidents are soberin. more »»

What else should the war on coal be called?

July 22, 2014 It is illegal to kill certain endangered animals, including golden eagles. If you get caught doing so, even accidentally, the federal government will punish you with stiff fines. more »»

Ensure all students are helped

July 21, 2014 West Virginia's new state superintendent of schools, Michael Martirano, has set lofty goals to improve students' academic performance. He will have to add one to the list. more »»

Highway bill just a tough compromise

July 20, 2014 There are solutions and there are compromises. And then there is government accounting and the Federal Highway Trust Fund. more »»

Cleanup efforts appreciated

July 19, 2014 Weirton has seen many changes over the years, resulting, in many ways, from the downturn of the local steel industry. more »»

Let the EPA hear your thoughts

July 18, 2014 Public opinion — at least, that of West Virginians — does not seem to have any effect on the Environmental Protection Agency. more »»

Summer program continues to serve

July 17, 2014 Energy Express continues to show its value with a program that continues to grow and assist many of our local youth. more »»

Music is returning to the hills

July 16, 2014 What began as a small music festival tucked away in the hills of Eastern Ohio in the mid-1970s has become one of the most important stops on the country music circuit. more »»

A story of growth

July 15, 2014 LeBron James left Cleveland in a very dramatic, public way, on a TV show he didn't have to do, which left a bad feeling on the part of a lot of Clevelanders and Cavaliers fans four years ag. more »»

Improving our math education

July 14, 2014 One more study showing solid education in mathematics and science is important in finding a good job has been released by the U.S. Department of Education. more »»

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