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Coal-focused W.Va. county may cut 77 schools jobs

February 7, 2016 MADISON — The schools superintendent in coal-focused Boone County has proposed cutting about 77 positions due to falling tax revenue and declining enrollment. more »»

‘Abraham Lincoln’ coming to town

February 7, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Jim Crouse isn’t always himself. Sometimes, the area native is “Abraham Lincoln,” a figure in history he admires and impersonates. Fittingly on Feb. more »»

Weirton welcomes five new officers

February 6, 2016 WEIRTON — The City of Weirton is increasing the roll of its police department by fiv. more »»

Concerns voiced about Bethany housing

February 6, 2016 BETHANY— Bethany Council heard Wednesday from residents concerned about plans to develop housing in the area of West Street and Point Breeze Drive. more »»

Rotary learns about plans for Weirton Greek Food Festival

February 6, 2016 Members of the Rotary Club of Weirton, on Wednesday, learned about the Weirton Greek Food Festival, which will be in its 29th year and held July 7-9. more »»

Financial experts set for College Goal Sunday

February 6, 2016 WHEELING — Area financial aid experts will gather from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 21 at two campuses of West Virginia Northern Community College for this year's version of College Goal Sunda. more »»

Grow Ohio Valley offers opportunity to farmers, gardeners

February 6, 2016 WHEELING — The ground is cold now, but spring is just around the bend and Grow Ohio Valley aims to be ready. more »»

Renewal for Progress campaign kicked off

February 6, 2016 STEUBENVILLE —Several elected and appointed Steubenville officials joined private citizens Thursday afternoon to organize a Renewal for Progress campaign to urge city voters to approve the . more »»

Former AIR building a concern

February 5, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — The City of New Cumberland is pressing its case against the owner of the old AIR building, which has been sitting in a state of partial demolition for almost a year. more »»

Right-to-work clears Legislature

February 5, 2016 CHARLESTON — Dealing blows to organized labor, West Virginia’s Republican-led Legislature cleared proposals Thursday to repeal the state’s prevailing wage for public construction jobs and make the... more »»

Weirton man pleads guilty to porn charge

February 5, 2016 WHEELING — A Northern Panhandle man admitted in federal court this week to possessing child pornography, while another admitted to a weapons charge. more »»

Substance abuse called ‘huge’ problem

February 5, 2016 CHARLESTON — In the midst of a divisive legislative session, an issue that touches representatives on both sides of the aisle continues to be a major concern. more »»

Officials stress value of college

February 5, 2016 CHARLESTON — With less than 55 percent of West Virginia high school graduates heading to college, the state’s Higher Education Policy Commission is looking to do something about it. more »»

Honoring veterans

February 5, 2016 St. Paul School held a luncheon Wednesday, honoring local veterans as part of their celebration of Catholic School’s Week. more »»

Company involved in chemical spill receives symbolic fine

February 5, 2016 CHARLESTON — A bankrupt chemical company responsible for a spill that contaminated a West Virginia river and fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 residents was fined $900,000 on pollution... more »»

Wheeling Jesuit hosts LGBT panel

February 5, 2016 WHEELING — Wheeling Jesuit University’s Appalachian Institute hosted a panel discussion concerning lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues in West Virginia at the university’s recital hall... more »»

Marietta officer allowed to keep dog

February 5, 2016 MARIETTA — The saga of K-9 officer Ajax came to a happy ending Thursday as his handler, recently retired Marietta Police Officer Matt Hickey, officially became owner of the German shepherd that has... more »»

State has packed ballot in 2016 vote

February 4, 2016 CHARLESTON — The ballot is almost set for a pivotal election in West Virginia. more »»

Man pleads guilty to sexual abuse

February 4, 2016 FOLLANSBEE — A Follansbee man on Wednesday pleaded guilty to first-degree sexual abuse and was sentenced to one to five years in prison. Logan . more »»


February 4, 2016 Catherine Ferrari, president and CEO of Hancock County Savings Bank, presented the first of three checks over three years from the bank to the Greater Weirton Senior Center. more »»

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