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‘Walking Dead meets Living Dead’ at history center

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PITTSBURGH — In honor of the 50th anniversary of George A. Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead,” the Senator John Heinz History Center will dig into Pittsburgh’s spine-tingling zombie history at the “Walking Dead Meets Living Dead: Zombies in Pittsburgh” event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. ...

Weekender briefs

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Monster Jam coming to Wheeling WHEELING — Feld Entertainment will drive Monster Jam into Wheeling this week. The new season will bring motorsport fans to the edge of their seats with adrenaline-charged, high-flying, four-wheel excitement, according to officials. The event is ...

Industry in art

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The Summit Art Gallery, at 3393 Main St., Weirton, unveiled its newest exhibit Tuesday, featuring industry-inspired artwork, fashion and more to tie in with this Saturday’s Gate 5 Industrial Arts Festival in Weirton. Artists featured as part of this new quarterly exhibit are Savannah Schroll ...

Jefferson Union High School Class of 1978

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Members of Jefferson Union High School’s Class of 1978 held their 40-year reunion on Sept. 15 at Scaffidi’s Restaurant and Tavern in Steubenville. Attending were, front, from left, Tom Bocek, Carol Leonhart and Tim Myers; middle row, Jennifer Blackburn Webber, Janice Parks, Amy Shaw ...

Federal case brought by Davis moves forward

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CHARLESTON — Even while impeachment trials are on hiatus after a decision by an all-appointed panel of justices, the federal case brought by Robin Davis — the former justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals — moves forward. Attorneys for Davis filed a reply in federal court ...

Community news from around the area

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Dinner to benefit Edison girls basketball team BERGHOLZ — An all-you-can-eat fundraiser spaghetti dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Bergholz Fire Department. The eat-in-only dinner, sponsored by the Bergholz Ruritan Club, will feature spaghetti, salad, bread, ...

Candidates turn in campaign finance reports

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CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s races for the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives are gaining national attention and raking in thousands of dollars in campaign donations. Federal candidates had until Monday to file their October quarterly statements with the Federal Election ...

Catholic Central Homecoming court

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Catholic Central High School’s Homecoming queen and kings court includes, bottom row, from left, Ava Sprochi, Liza Sollom, Karly Bolger, Alec Constantine and Anthony Fallon, and top row, Emma Borden, Julia Zatta, Veronica Phillipson, Justin Hartzell, Kolbe Rice and Noah Fayak. The king’s ...

Election scam discussed at commission meeting

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WELLSBURG — County Clerk Sylvia Benzo has joined the West Virginia Secretary of State’s office in warning about a scam in which residents are being encouraged to register to vote over the phone. “The secretary of state doesn’t register anyone over the phone, and we don’t register ...

Pharma industry records sought

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CHARLESTON — A lawsuit seeks to force Republican U.S. Senate nominee Patrick Morrisey of West Virginia to release public records related to his communications with the pharmaceutical industry. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee filed suit Monday in Kanawha County Circuit Court ...

JOB FAIR

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A group of potential employees fill out applications during the regional job fair held at Undo’s at the Holiday Inn in Weirton Tuesday. Sixteen regional employers were on hand for the job fair, which was presented by The Weirton Daily Times and Herald-Star, The Intelligencer, Wheeling ...

Follansbee OK’s early opening for casinos

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FOLLANSBEE — Follansbee Council agreed Monday to allow the city’s video lottery casinos to open earlier on Sundays, discussed traffic issues on state Route 2 and chose a game plan for addressing a slip along Upper Walnut Street. Council had been split on a proposal for the casinos to open ...

YWCA honors achieving women

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WHEELING — They dance, tend to the wounds of the needy, blaze trails in business, educate and litigate. The YWCA of Wheeling honored the achievements of five Ohio County females during its “Tribute to Women” event Monday. Called to the podium were honorees Carol Austin, lifelong ...

Water, sewer rate increase hot topic in Steubenville

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STEUBENVILLE — A mixed response was received Monday at a public meeting at Steubenville High School regarding a proposed 24 increase in water and sewer rates. About 70 residents attended the meeting. A second public meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Eastern Gateway Community ...

Municipal Court

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The following cases were cleared, court costs added, in Steubenville Municipal court with Judge John Mascio presiding: Derek J. Foust, 35, 1329 Ridge Ave., drug possession, dismissed, drug paraphernalia, one day in jail; John E. Gentile, 45, 1905 Oregon Ave., expired license, $25; Romina S. ...

President marvels at hurricane damage

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LYNN HAVEN, Fla. — Michael Rollins shook President Donald Trump’s hand Monday at the front door of his hurricane-ravaged home in the Florida Panhandle, saying he decided to ride out the storm because he didn’t have anywhere else to go. “I knew I had made my commitment to stay with my ...

In the spirit of Halloween

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The Weirton Red Hat Sassie Lassies met recently at E.J.’s in Chester, including, seated, from left, Shirley DeLuca, Carla Colson, Nancy Conkle, Mary Louise Danek, Carolyn Drizake and Queen Ruth Dalesandri, and standing, Peggy Kula, Cheryl Kondik, Sheila Falk, Joan Weaver, Susan Rocchio, Patty ...

Weirton police search for robbery suspect

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WEIRTON — Weirton police are searching for a suspect in connection to a pair of robberies in the city early Saturday morning. At 12:30 a.m., officers responded to a call of a robbery at the 7-11 store on Pennsylvania Avenue. Upon arrival, officers were informed a black male had entered the ...