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Veterans clothing drive to begin in Weirton

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WEIRTON — For the fifth year, an area resident and the staff of the Millsop Community Center are working to provide a warmer winter for local veterans and their families. “We’re accepting gently used winter clothes for veterans and their families,” Programs Director Chris Krishak ...

‘Greek Sweets and Splendid Vendors’ on Saturday

Community

All Saints Greek Orthodox Church Ladies Philoptochos Society presents “Greek (and American) Sweets and Splendid Vendors” on Saturday at All Saints Hellenic Memorial Hall, 3528 West St., Weirton. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with pastries, including baklava, fudge, ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Arrested: Jecqueline Beiter, 302 N. Third St., falsification, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, Tuesday. Arrested: Mark W. Shriver, 25, 3242 county Road 48, Irondale, fugitive from justice, Tuesday. Arrested: Danny Downey, 38, Red House, W.Va., ...

Court candidates’ forum set for Wheeling

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WHEELING — Plans, format and times have been finalized for a forum featuring West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals candidates. Eighteen of the 20 candidates seeking to be on the court have indicated they will attend the event, now set to begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at West Virginia Northern ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Home gardening contest winners are announced NEW CUMBERLAND — Ann Bailey, agricultural and natural resources assistant, West Virginia University Extension Service, Hancock County, has announced the winners in the first WVU Hancock Brooke Extension Home Gardening Contest. Residents from ...

Traffic alert issued for Tin Man Run Saturday

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WEIRTON — Traffic patterns will be altered through portions of downtown Weirton Saturday morning to accommodate the Tin Man 5K Run/Walk, scheduled as part of the inaugural Gate 5 Industrial Arts Festival. Participants in the race will begin at approximately 8 a.m., traveling the course down ...

Scholarship awarded

Community

Eastern Gateway Community College has awarded its annual W. Hunter Vaughan, M.D. Scholarship to Kristen Lumpkins, a second-year radiology student in the radiologic technology program. The scholarship was established in 2007 to assist local residents pursuing an associate of applied science ...

GOP on the defense on health care

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In ads and speeches, Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is pounding Missouri voters with a single message: Her Republican challenger wants to end health insurance protections for people with pre-existing conditions. The Republican, Attorney General Josh Hawley, ...

Paris Sportsman Club hosting event

Community

The Paris Sportsman Club will host its “Fish and Wing Night” from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday at the club building located at 154 Devils Den Road, Paris, Pa. The event is open to the public. Volunteers helping with the event are, from left, Joe Higgenbotham, Jim Rhoades, Mike Runkel, ...

Tears flow as Mexico Beach residents come home after hurricane

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MEXICO BEACH, Fla. — With stunned faces and tears, residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach returned home for the first time Wednesday about a week after Hurricane Michael hit to find pieces of their lives scattered across the sand and a community altered. Nancy Register sobbed uncontrollably ...

Kiwanis guest speaker

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The Steubenville Kiwanis Club welcomed Anthony Mougianis, chief executive officer and president of Apollo Pro Cleaning and Restoration and Team ATG in Wintersville, as a guest speaker during the Oct. 9 noon luncheon and business meeting at the YWCA of Steubenville. With Mougianis, left, are ...

Local women hope to be Ms. Mountaineer

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MORGANTOWN — Three women from the Northern Panhandle are among 10 West Virginia University students vying for one of Mountaineer Week’s oldest traditions — the title of Mr. and Ms. Mountaineer. The students, from West Virginia, New York and India, are all members or former members of ...

Building Enforcement continues discussion on Orchard Street property

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WEIRTON — The Weirton Building Enforcement Agency is giving the owner of a property on Orchard Street one month to assist the family living there with efforts to clean up the house before moving forward with demolition plans. Hugh Haggerty appeared before the board Tuesday to discuss the ...

New use for old items

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Staff from the Augusta Levy Learning Center in Wheeling, from left, Katelyn Braho, Haley Rauschenberg and Ashley Coleman, surveyed desks that were among school furniture, equipment and appliances at the former Wellsburg Middle School offered at no cost to nonprofit groups by the Brooke County ...

Red Ribbon walk slated for Saturday

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STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Adult Drug Court is sponsoring a community walk from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday at Jim Woods Park in recognition of Red Ribbon Week, which begins on Tuesday. Laura Trifonoff, drug court coordinator, said the event will feature Jefferson County Common ...

Increased water rates discussed at heated council meeting

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STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville Council on Tuesday sunshined ordinances to increase water and sewer rates, measures council members hope will generate enough money to pay for needed improvements, and a councilman was ordered removed from the meeting following an outburst. Council held a public ...

Car vandalisms under investigation

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FOLLANSBEE — The Follansbee Police Department has received reports of nearly 30 vehicles being vandalized while parked on Highland Street, Banfield Avenue and other streets, most of them in the 2nd Ward. City Police Chief John Schwertfeger said someone has been leaving long scratches on the ...

Burgettstown royalty

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Grace DePaul, daughter of Kelly and Raymond DePaul of Joffre, Pa., was recently crowned the 2018 Burgettstown homecoming queen. -- Contributed

Murder, mystery and music at River City

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WHEELING — It’s murder when one soap opera star is about to get fired. Murder, mystery and music lurk behind the scenes of a popular daytime drama in “One Life to Lose,” an original comedy dinner theater production by the Mystery Theatre Unlimited, set for 7 p.m. Thursday at River ...