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New administration takes office

July 1, 2015 WEIRTON — A fresh city administration took office Tuesday evening as the newly elected mayor and members of Weirton City Council were sworn in by 1st Judicial Circuit Judge James Mazzone. more »»

Judge Gaughan receives sendoff

July 1, 2015 WELLSBURG — A parade of court and law enforcement officials, attorneys, community leaders and citizens from three counties lined up in the courtroom at the Brooke County Courthouse Tuesday to wish... more »»

Take oath

July 1, 2015 Brooke County Family Court Judge Joyce Dumbaugh Chernenko, center, on Tuesday administered oaths of office to recently elected or re-elected Wellsburg city officials at Wellsburg City Hall. more »»

Traffic tips given for Weirton parade

July 1, 2015 WEIRTON — The Weirton Independence Day Parade is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday along Main Street. more »»

Future of historic building discussed

July 1, 2015 WELLSBURG — The future of the county’s former museum was raised at Tuesday’s Brooke County Commission meeting. more »»

Plans in place for Weirton Greek Festival

July 1, 2015 WEIRTON — The All Saints Greek Orthodox Church will celebrate their faith, family, cultural heritage and traditions, and their unique place of worship while thanking the Upper Ohio Valley for their... more »»

Weirton Kiwanis hears about Relay for Life

July 1, 2015 WEIRTON — The Weirton Kiwanis Club hosted the chair of the Brooke-Hancock County American Cancer Society Relay for Life at their regular meeting Tuesday. more »»

Club holds 100th international convention

July 1, 2015 WEIRTON —Two regional Kiwanis Club members attended the organization’s 100th International Convention last week. more »»

Jefferson experiencing outbreak of shigellosis

July 1, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Local health officials said Tuesday afternoon they are at a loss to explain an increasing number of shigellosis cases in the city and Jefferson County. Dr. more »»

Competency at issue in murder case

June 30, 2015 WELLSBURG — The competency of the defendant in the Jason Pratz murder case was the focus of a preliminary hearing Monday in Brooke County Circuit Court. more »»

Hearing set for area man accused of threatening officials

June 30, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — A New Cumberland man accused of making violent threats on social media against four Hancock County officials is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday. more »»

Demolition under way

June 30, 2015 Crews began removing a two-story dilapidated building at 614 Main St., Wellsburg, Monda. more »»

Six inducted to Brooke schools’ Wall of Fame

June 30, 2015 WELLSBURG — As she prepared to introduce the six new additions to the Brooke County Schools Wall of Fame, Betty Lou Harris, chair of its selection committee, noted that each made an impact on... more »»


June 30, 2015 Outgoing Hancock County Superintendent Suzan Smith and school board President Jerry Durante show off a plaque that will be mounted at the health care facility at Weirton Elementary School. more »»

AEP already shut down plants to comply with mercury standards

June 30, 2015 WHEELING — As electricity producers turn off power plants and coal miners wait in the unemployment line, officials in West Virginia and Ohio applauded the U.S. more »»

Community Night set for Friday

June 30, 2015 MINGO JUNCTION — Local baseball fans will be rocking the black and gold in PNC Park on Friday when the Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Cleveland Indians during this year’s Steubenville-Weirton... more »»

Weirton K9 Division gets boost

June 30, 2015 The Weirton Police Department K9 Division got another boost Monday from Dan’s Plumbing, Heating and Cooling, located at 210 Three Springs Drive in Weirton. more »»

Verizon to give away backpacks on Aug. 1

June 30, 2015 WEIRTON — Ohio Valley students and their parents soon will get a chance to benefit from a national backpack giveaway campaign. TCC, the largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer in the U.S. more »»

EGCC campus unveils new clock tower

June 30, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The new blue and green, 130 foot tall clock tower project with three faces providing the time near the Eastern Gateway Community College Pugliese Training Center is now complete. more »»

Facade work under way at WesBanco

June 30, 2015 WHEELING — In the 37 years between the Doobie Brothers’ April 1977 concert to open the brand-new Wheeling Civic Center and the band’s return to Wheeling last year, not much about the building — othe... more »»

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