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Chamber holds Veterans Appreciation Dinner

June 23, 2015 Domenic Frio, of Follansbee, was among the steady stream of veterans to attend the second annual Follansbee Chamber Veterans Appreciation Dinner. The dinner was held at Vitos 2 in Follansbee. more »»

Hancock schools looking to put social media policy in place

June 23, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — A draft social media policy for Hancock County Schools stresses the importance of privacy, professionalism and protection from abus. more »»

Lou Holtz HOF inductees honored

June 23, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — On an evening when Jerome “The Bus” Bettis, weeks away from his NFL Hall of Fame induction, was called upon to pinch hit, the 2015 class of the Lou Holtz Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fam... more »»

Communication called the key to fighting area drug problems

June 23, 2015 WEIRTON — Communication is key in fighting the growing drug problems in the area, according to local law enforcement and others in attendance Monday at a panel discussion held by the Brooke-Hancock... more »»

Tomblin’s not throwing in the towel on cracker

June 23, 2015 WHEELING — Even as officials in Ohio and Pennsylvania progress toward potential multibillion-dollar petrochemical plants, West Virginia Gov. more »»

Girls State citizens arrive at WJU

June 23, 2015 WHEELING — Female high school seniors selected as West Virginia’s future leaders arrived at Wheeling Jesuit University on Monday for the start of Rhododendron Girls State, and one of the first peopl... more »»

Book aims to provide complete list of Smithfield High School graduates

June 23, 2015 SMITHFIELD — Many hours, e-mails and telephone calls were put into compiling a directory of what is fast becoming a complete list of graduates of Smithfield High School. more »»

Paul Giusto remembers the welcome home after the end of World War II

June 23, 2015 By ESTHER MCCOY Staff writer FOLLANSBEE — Paul Giusto, while a private in the Army, remembers seeing the large ship anchored in New York Harbor to welcome home the soldiers after spending time in... more »»

East Springfield Homemakers say goodbye

June 23, 2015 EAST SPRINGFIELD — A Jefferson County Extension group consisting of eight individual clubs and one alumni group that brought all the members together said a sad farewell on June 4 when the last... more »»

Museum preserving the rich history of Weirton

June 23, 2015 (This story was submitted by Dr. Juginder Luthra, writing about one aspect of the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center.) WEIRTON — It was a perfect mix. more »»

Wheeling unveils Pierpont statue

June 22, 2015 WHEELING — An old, familiar set of eyes will watch Market Street in Wheeling from the corner of the West Virginia Independence Hall after being unveiled Saturday on West Virginia Day 2015,... more »»

26th annual River Sweep held

June 22, 2015 The 26th annual River Sweep cleanup of the Ohio River Saturday saw volunteers turn out throughout the area, picking up garbage and debris along the river. Among those helping out were R.J. more »»

Wellsburg planning to celebrate

June 22, 2015 WELLSBURG — The return of the Oil Can Derby, Anything that Floats race and Wendy’s 5K Run-Walk and a series of free concerts at Wellsburg’s Central Park are among many events planned for the city’s... more »»

Fireworks come Saturday to Wintersville

June 22, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — The village will be rockin’ this weekend during the 19th-annual Thunder in the Ville festival. The event will open at Indian Creek High School at 6 p.m. more »»

Girls State opens today at WJU

June 22, 2015 WHEELING — West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will be at the door when high school females from across the state arrive at the Wheeling Jesuit University campus today for Rhododendron Girls State. more »»

Belmont officials not worried about Shell land purchase

June 22, 2015 DILLES BOTTOM, Ohio — Industry leaders believe Marcellus and Utica shale ethane production will grow to 590,000 barrels per day by 2020, which is up from absolutely none in 2012. more »»

Dispatcher who talked mom through delivery meets new baby boy

June 22, 2015 CHARLESTON — Debra Sutler burst into tears after disconnecting the call. more »»

MTR racing schedule cut by 50 days

June 21, 2015 NEWELL — The trifecta of declining video lottery revenues, a smaller purse fund and out-of-state competition continues to have a deleterious effect on thoroughbred racing in Hancock Count. more »»

United Way holds Yard of Treasures Sale

June 21, 2015 Despite some rain Saturday morning, area residents turned out for the inaugural Weirton United Way Yard of Treasures Sale, with a dozen tents full of furniture, jewelry, clothing and other odds and... more »»

Linda Stear named new United Way director

June 21, 2015 WEIRTON — The Weirton United Way has a new executive director. more »»

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