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Concert season a success

August 23, 2014 The Weirton Summer Concert Series continues to grow, bringing in more musical acts and drawing bigger crowds than in previous years. more »»

Looking for some shining stars

August 22, 2014 Once again, we are making our plea. We need your nominations very soon for the Herald-Star, Weirton Daily Times Community Stars, Presented by Weirton Medical Center. more »»

Chester mayor, council must work together

August 21, 2014 Chester city officials seem to have been at loggerheads in recent months when it comes to some of the city’s most basic decision. more »»

Giving some flexibility

August 20, 2014 Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort in Chester remains a profitable business, but a substantial dropoff in revenue has prompted company officials to look for ways to cut costs. more »»

Think about safety as the school year starts

August 19, 2014 The sounds of school bells ringing and children yelling will be heard around the area during the next few weeks. It is a good time to remind everyone to be safe as the new school year opens. more »»

Saving money for education

August 18, 2014 County school districts in West Virginia already share the costs of many services and products, through both state and regional programs. more »»

Anyone can be affected

August 17, 2014 Why do we feel so lost when the man who made us laugh so hard — Robin Williams — is dead at his own hand? How can a man who loved to make so many laugh to the point of tears be so depressed? We all... more »»

Exhibit shows off local sports

August 16, 2014 When the ribbon is cut at the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center Sunday, area residents will have the opportunity to learn more about how a community can be influenced by their athletic... more »»

Be extra careful with your passwords

August 15, 2014 The theft of more than 1.2 billion e-mail account passwords by a Russian gang should be raising fright among regular Internet users. more »»

5K race has become a community tradition

August 14, 2014 The Marland Heights 5K is making its return Friday, and we are sure it will, once again, be a success with runners from all over the region converging on the Weirton community. more »»

Where is the District of Columbia?

August 13, 2014 As Washington, D.C., resident Justin Gray was trying to board an airliner in Orlando, Fla., earlier this summer, a Transportation Safety Administration agent asked him for some identification. more »»

Elk River spill: Examing actions prudent

August 12, 2014 West Virginia Public Service Commission officials’ desire to learn whether adequate precautions were taken to protect public water customers before and after a dangerous chemical spilled into the El... more »»

Capito looks out for West Virginians

August 11, 2014 U.S. Rep. Shelley Capito, who is seeking a seat in the U.S. Senate from West Virginia, works hard to represent her fellow Mountain State residents. more »»

A new era in education

August 9, 2014 Last spring saw the end of an era with the closing of Weirton Heights, Liberty and Broadview elementary schools. more »»

It will be a ‘peach’ of a time in Weirton

August 8, 2014 An annual tradition will be renewed in Weirton Saturday, and it means area residents are sure to have a “peachy” time. St. more »»

This is coming to a town near you

August 8, 2014 The voice on the other end of the line is exasperated. “It’s insane,” he wants America to know. “We’re in a war zone.” And there's no room for apathy. “This is coming to a town near you,” he warns. more »»

How the media craft victory for Hamas

August 8, 2014 On Tuesday, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer hosted Hamas spokesman Osama Hamden. The week before, Hamdan labeled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “a new image of Hitler” on the networ. more »»

Proposed legislation will protect students

August 7, 2014 Carbon monoxide is a danger to everyone, leading to hundreds of deaths each year and hundreds of thousands of hospitalization. more »»

Anti-semitism from the west

August 7, 2014 Navi Pillay, U.N. high commissioner for human rights, has accused both Israel and Hamas militants of committing war crimes in the Gaza conflict. more »»

Has thinking become obsolete?

August 7, 2014 Some have said that we are living in a post-industrial era, while others have said that we are living in a post-racial era. But growing evidence suggests that we are living in a post-thinking era. more »»

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