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Steelworkers rally for fair contract

August 20, 2015 WEIRTON — Approximately 300 members of the United Steelworkers Local 2911 sent a message of support to union negotiators in Pittsburgh and a demand for a fair contract to the ArcelorMittal contract... more »»

Marland Heights 5K is set for Friday

August 20, 2015 WEIRTON — Athletes of all ages and skill levels will converge on one Weirton neighborhood Friday for the return of the Marland Heights 5K Classic and Community Walk, an annual tradition in the... more »»

Groups hoping to Make a Difference

August 20, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — The Follansbee Chamber of Commerce and several other Follansbee groups and businesses hope to make a difference in the lives of the many men and women who have made great sacrifices in... more »»

Brooke fifth for college-bound in W.Va.

August 20, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — Brooke County school officials reported on the county’s ranking for collegebound graduates and continued to fill positions for the new school year, including head principal of Follansbe... more »»

Fire contained to resort hotel room

August 20, 2015 NEWELL — An early morning fire at the Lodge Hotel at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort was contained to one room, officials said. The fire was reported at 2:30 a.m. more »»

Marland Heights oldies dance Saturday

August 20, 2015 Marland Heights Community Association Members Renee Lemal, left, and Iris Himmelrick on Wednesday prepared for the fourth-annual “Oldies in the Park” event, featuring performances by Legend and Mr. more »»

West Liberty plans busy back-to-school weekend

August 20, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University will welcome students to campus with a variety of activities to make it a smooth transition from home to Hilltop. more »»

Washington County Ag Fair means time for 4-Hers to shine

August 20, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Washington County Agricultural Fair is in full swing, and local 4-H clubs, including Cross Creek Ag 4-H Club based in Cross Creek Township, are in the thick of it. more »»

Prosecutor: Police shooting justified

August 19, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — Brooke County Prosecutor Joseph Barki III said his office has found the shooting death of a Follansbee man by police in March was justified. more »»

Traffic stop nets heroin arrests

August 19, 2015 WEIRTON — Two women were arrested by Weirton police Monday after a traffic stop resulted in the discovery of more than 6 grams of heroin. more »»

W.Va. leaders bash Clean Power Plan

August 19, 2015 WHEELING — For better or for worse, depending on one’s perspective, President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan will significantly change America by the year 2030 — if its goal of cutting 32 percent o... more »»

EPA trying to cut natural gas emissions

August 19, 2015 WHEELING — Marcellus and Utica shale drillers may have thought they were in the clear when the Environmental Protection Agency found fracking did not create “widespread” water problems, but the... more »»

Brooke hears of workforce development

August 19, 2015 WELLSBURG — Rosemary Guida, executive director of the Northern Panhandle Workforce Development Board, reported to the Brooke County Commission on Tuesday on efforts to help adults and youth find jobs. more »»

VFD campground plan meets opposition

August 19, 2015 CHESTER — The Chester Volunteer Fire Department’s proposal to develop a campground at Chester City Park is generating some opposition from people who worry that it will hurt the city and ruin the... more »»

Weirton BEA recommends demolition on Spruce Street

August 19, 2015 WEIRTON — The Weirton Building Enforcement Agency addressed one new property and heard updates on old business during their regular meeting Tuesday. more »»

Bowling after business

August 19, 2015 Several area business representatives, and their families, were at Holiday Lanes Family Fun Center Tuesday as part of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Bowling Bash Business After Hours... more »»

Wellsburg man charged in bat, shovel attack

August 19, 2015 WELLSBURG — A Wellsburg man has been charged with malicious wounding after allegedly striking a man with a shovel and bat on Aug. 10. The Brooke County Sheriff’s Department has charged Shaun M. more »»

Back-to-School bash

August 19, 2015 Urban Mission’s Back to School Bash held Tuesday in Steubenville attracted its largest turnout ever as students, parents, community members, volunteers and vendors turned out for the outreach that... more »»

State delegates, agencies seek focus on child poverty

August 18, 2015 WEIRTON — Before taking its wishes for legislative changes to state lawmakers in Charleston, a statewide group formed to combat child poverty picked the brains of two local representatives. De. more »»

Freshman senator to seek ag post again

August 18, 2015 WHEELING — Less than a year into his freshman term as a legislator, West Virginia Sen. Kent Leonhardt has decided to run again for state commissioner of agriculture in 2016. more »»

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