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Fidelis Gamma Chapter to be part of Dec. 1 event

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WEIRTON — The West Virginia Fidelis Gamma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa met at Williams Country Club on Nov. 1 with President Jerry DeFilippo presiding. Hostesses Lisa Subrick and Ruth Fuller provided fall decorations for the tables. Each member received a small pumpkin favor and treat bag. ...

Follansbee will honor local veterans with banners

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FOLLANSBEE — The many drivers who travel state Route 2 in Follansbee soon will be reminded of local men and women, living and dead, who served their country, in wartime and peace, over the years. That’s because city crews will be hanging banners depicting banners featuring the photos of ...

Community news from around the area

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Striplight Community Theater hosting dinner, performances WEIRTON — Striplight Community Theater will be hosting a fundraiser spaghetti dinner and performance from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday at 2850 Weir Ave. The dinner includes bread, salad, spaghetti and dessert. Entertainment will be ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Cited: Lee D. Vandeborne, 52, 125 Brian St., Mingo Junction, speeding; and David R. Carpenter, 53, 825 Jeanette Ave., driving with suspended license. Arrested: Dawnette M. Francis, 44, 732 N. Sixth St., petit theft, possession of hypodermic needles and possession of drug ...

Weirton to study property code after complaint

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WEIRTON — Weirton Council may be studying one of its property code regulations after a city official said he felt as if he was being singled out with a code violation. Ward 5 Councilman Doug Jackson, who stepped down from the council dais in order to speak as a citizen during Tuesday ...

Featured artist at the fort

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The works of Steubenville Art Association member Judy Schmidt of Wintersville are on display in the lobby of Historic Fort Steuben, 120 S. Third St., Steubenville, through Nov. 30. The featured artist has done several paintings which were donated to fundraisers for animal shelters and has ...

Amazon goes bicoastal, will open HQs in New York, D.C. suburb ..

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NEW YORK — Amazon has set its sights on two of the nation’s largest and most powerful metro areas, announcing Tuesday it had chosen a buzzy New York neighborhood and a suburb of Washington for its new East Coast headquarters. The online shopping giant ended its 14-month-long competition ...

Wintersville Woman’s Club meets Thursday

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WINTERSVILLE — David Dibartolomeo will present a program on the Civil War as the featured speaker at Thursday’s regular November meeting of the GFWC Wintersville Woman’s Club. The noon luncheon and business meeting gets under way at noon at St. Florian Hall with President Mary Beth ...

Vigil for vets

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The Bethany College Office of Student Life and brothers of Phi Kappa Tau sponsored a 24-hour vigil over Veterans Day weekend to raise awareness and show support for veterans. The vigil, called “STAND WATCH,” featured volunteers standing by the campus flag pole to honor those who stood watch ...

Brooke commissioners sign for tower space

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WELLSBURG — The Brooke County commissioners on Tuesday agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding with Ohio County to use available space to install a radio communications tower. Commissioner Jim Andreozzi gave credit for the agreement to fellow Commissioner Stacey Wise. “Stacey, ...

Bank CEO to address WLU fall graduates

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WEST LIBERTY — Todd F. Clossin, CEO of WesBanco will serve as commencement speaker at West Liberty University’s Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony begins at 11 a.m., Dec. 15, in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex. President Stephen Greiner will preside at the ceremony ...

Honoring a veteran

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Mayor Harold Miller, right, during Tuesday’s meeting of Weirton Council, recognized local veteran Gary L. Anderson, presenting him with a mayoral proclamation thanking his for his military service. Anderson entered the U.S. Navy Reserves in June 1970, serving in active duty from May 1971 to ...

Wheeling resident set to rejoin West Virginia BOE

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WHEELING — Robert Dunlevy will return to the West Virginia Board of Education this week following a four-year hiatus, giving the Ohio Valley two voices on the state board. Dunlevy, of Wheeling, will be sworn into office prior to the board’s scheduled meeting today in Charleston. He will ...

Local resident wins new Harley-Davidson motorcycle

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WINTERSVILLE — When Louis Sturman of McDonald, Pa., got a package in the mail telling him he had won a new Harley-Davidson motorcycle, he was skeptical to say they least. “I didn’t think it was real,” he said. “I really didn’t. I thought it was a scam to get my personal ...

Bethany president: Show pride in vets

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WELLSBURG — As guest speaker for the Veterans Day service held by the Brooke County Veterans Memorial Park Foundation, the president of Bethany College said veterans need to be told they have made a difference, that they are vital to our security and peace. The Rev. Tamara Nichols Rodenberg ...

243rd birthday of Marine Corps observed

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WINTERSVILLE — Camaraderie, comments and cake combined to make Nov. 10 the special day that it is to members of the Band of Brothers, a local group of Marine veterans who have made their weekly breakfast gatherings a tradition for more than 16 years. On Saturday at Zalenski’s in ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Arrested: Michael Mazik, 39, 235 Hallock Ave., Mingo Junction, possession of drug paraphernalia, Saturday. Arrested: Kelci Walters, 26, no fixed address, violation of no contact order, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of hypodermic needles, Saturday. Arrested: ...

Military veteran Ojeda planning 2020 campaign for president

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CHARLESTON — A retired Army paratrooper and current West Virginia lawmaker seeking to restore the Democratic Party’s blue-collar roots chose Veterans Day to formalize his campaign for the presidency in 2020. Richard Ojeda made the announcement Monday at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in ...