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City fire station repairs on hold

February 13, 2016 WEIRTON — Plans to repair the Gilson Avenue fire station in Weirton will temporarily be put on hold after bids for the project came in over budget. more »»

Lawmakers vote to make W. Virginia right-to-work state

February 13, 2016 CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia, a suffering coal mining state shaped by the sometimes-bloody history of its organized labor, is set to become the 26th state with a so-called right-to-work law. more »»

Weirton fills new position of development director

February 13, 2016 WEIRTON — A new face will be guiding the muncicipal planning and development in the city of Weirton. more »»

Pump station repairs focus in Brooke

February 13, 2016 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Commission Friday discussed efforts to replace or repair a pump station serving the Washington Pike Public Service District and a temporary reduction in the adoption fe... more »»

Chapel gains special designation

February 13, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The tiny Portiuncula Chapel at Franciscan University of Steubenville has been re-designated by the Vatican as a place where the faithful can receive a plenary indulgence — an... more »»

Rotary scholarships plans

February 13, 2016 The Weirton Rotary Club met on Wednesday to make plans for the Weirton Rotary Scholarships for high school seniors for 201. more »»

WJU department secures grant for new equipment

February 13, 2016 WHEELING — A Wheeling Jesuit University employee-turned-student recently helped secure a $10,000 grant from the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley to upgrade equipment within the university's... more »»

WLU PAs share love with cancer patients

February 13, 2016 WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University students enrolled in the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies degree program shared Valentine love with area patients undergoing oncology treatment... more »»

John Lelless resigns from Steubenville council seat

February 13, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Three months after winning his campaign for City Council John Lelless resigned his 3rd Ward seat saying he does not believe he can be effective for the people who elected him and had... more »»

Arts Council to hold frame sale

February 13, 2016 WEIRTON — The Hancock County Arts Council and Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau are holding a frame sale from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, at Summit Art Gallery, 3393 Main St., Weirton. more »»

Forced pooling bill now pending

February 12, 2016 WHEELING — Corky DeMarco said West Virginia’s Marcellus Shale drillers struggle to locate some landowners with whom they need lease agreements, but Delegate Pat McGeehan, R-Hancock, said forced... more »»

Tomblin frustrated by budget process

February 12, 2016 CHARLESTON — About halfway through the 60-day legislative session, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is expressing frustration that lawmakers haven’t considered options to plug a massive budget hole. more »»

Right-to-work plan vetoed by Tomblin

February 12, 2016 CHARLESTON — As promised, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed bills on Thursday to make West Virginia the 26th state with a so-called right-to-work law and repeal its prevailing wage. more »»

State House approves legislation allowing for religious exemptions

February 12, 2016 CHARLESTON — Amid growing opposition from the business community, West Virginia’s Republican-led House of Delegates cleared a bill Thursday that proponents say would ensure freedom of religious... more »»

WMC major festival sponsor

February 12, 2016 Weirton Medical Center is serving as a major sponsor for the 2016 Festival of Nations. The free event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 19 at the Millsop Community Center in Weirton. more »»

Water board moving forward on insurance

February 12, 2016 WEIRTON — The Weirton Area Water Board decided Thursday to move forward with a proposal to make adjustments to its insurance plan, noting it would continue to look into other options to see if there... more »»

Mardi Gras sponsor

February 12, 2016 First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union is among the Platinum Level sponsorship to the Rotary Club of Weirton Heights for its annual Mardi Gras Charity Ball scheduled for 7 p.m., Fe. more »»

Hancock County BOE to meet

February 12, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Board of Education will meet in a special work session at 5 p.m. Monday in the Board Room. more »»

BHJ receives auditing award

February 12, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission has received the Auditor of State award from the state Auditor’s Office for returning a clean audit report for the third... more »»

Hearing planned on annexation in Toronto area

February 12, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — A public hearing is scheduled for 11 a.m. on May 5 in the county courthouse concerning the request of Wallace Heights residents to be annexed into the city of Toront. more »»

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