Editorials

Stratton fighting a losing battle

We stand with Stratton Mayor John Abdalla's decision to put crosses back on the village building through the Easter holiday - a holiday which is religious in its very nature - though we know it's a losing battle.It's a losing battle because the United States has become a multicultural nation ...

Battle continues against child abuse

Child abuse leaves a permanent scar on its victims.Children don't know why they are being abused. It is even sadder when abuse is the only way of life they know.April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Jefferson County Job and Family Services, Children Services Division, responded to 1,500 ...

Prevent child abuse

Child abuse leaves a permanent scar on its victims.Children don't know why they are being abused. It is even sadder when abuse is the only way of life they know.April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.Child abuse is everyone's business.About 70 percent of children who die from child abuse are ...

Battle continues against child abuse

Child abuse leaves a permanent scar on its victims.Children don't know why they are being abused. It is even sadder when abuse is the only way of life they know.April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Jefferson County Job and Family Services, Children Services Division, responded to 1,500 ...

Awareness is key

Sad to say but a search of the word "heroin" on our newspaper's website will bring up pages of headlines.Most of them are police reports and court cases, but an encouraging sign lately is community meetings bringing together citizens, police, clergy, counselors, social service workers and more, ...

Awareness a key to battling heroin

Sad to say but a search of the word "heroin" on our newspaper's website will bring up pages of headlines.Most of them are police reports and court cases, but an encouraging sign lately is community meetings bringing together citizens, police, clergy, counselors, social service workers and more, ...

Our opportunities continue to improve

The Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle continues to prove that a public-private partnership can be the most effective way to proceed in redevelopment of former industrial sites.The reason: Expertise meets leverage.Expertise is what leads to being able to apply for private, ...

BDC continues to help region

The Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle continues to prove that a public-private partnership can be the most effective way to proceed in redevelopment of former industrial sites.The reason: Expertise meets leverage.Expertise is what leads to being able to apply for private, ...

Take a look back

The end of the current school year also will mark the end of an era for many current and former Weirton residents, as three of the city's elementary schools - Weirton Heights, Liberty and Broadview - will close their doors for good, to be replaced by a new consolidated building.These schools ...

Residents have chance to look back at past

The end of the current school year also will mark the end of an era for many current and former Weirton residents, as three of the city's elementary schools - Weirton Heights, Liberty and Broadview - will close their doors for good, to be replaced by a new consolidated building.These schools ...

Local schools hitting the stage

The Ohio Valley is ripe with entertainment this time of the year, as area high school drama departments are preparing to present a variety of musicals, showcasing the talent of many students.There have been many musicals to choose from in our area through the years, and this year's lineup is no ...

High school talent has chance to shine

The Ohio Valley is ripe with entertainment this time of the year, as area high school drama departments are preparing to present a variety of musicals, showcasing the talent of many students.There have been many musicals to choose from in our area through the years, and this year's lineup is no ...

Summit grows, one year later

The Summit Art Gallery opened its doors approximately one year ago, helping to highlight the expressive abilities of many of our residents.Organized through the efforts of the Hancock County Arts Council and the Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau, the gallery has already ...

Summit gallery a gem for area

The Summit Art Gallery opened its doors approximately one year ago, helping to highlight the expressive abilities of many of our residents.Organized through the efforts of the Hancock County Arts Council and the Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau, the gallery has already ...

Welcome Captain Phillips

The opportunity to learn about an historical moment from the person who actually participated in the event is something we often don't get to appreciate.That's what makes Thursday's presentation by Capt. Richard Phillips exciting.Phillips is scheduled to speak at 7:30 p.m. in the Steubenville ...

Speaker series lets area shine

The opportunity to learn about an historical moment from the person who actually participated in the event is something we often don't get to appreciate.That's what makes Thursday's presentation by Capt. Richard Phillips exciting.Phillips is scheduled to speak at 7:30 p.m. in the Steubenville ...

It’s a numbers, waiting game

Like much else with Obamacare, the revisions to the goals of enrollees make the program look like something of a success.The administration said the system was on track to sign up about 6.5 million, not quite the 7 million that was the original target for the flawed online signup system and ...

Jury remains out about Obamacare

Like much else with Obamacare, the revisions to the goals of enrollees make the program look like something of a success.The administration said the system was on track to sign up about 6.5 million, not quite the 7 million that was the original target for the flawed online signup system and ...

Let’s get cooking

Whether you are an experienced cook or just starting to test the waters, there is still time to check out the Taste of Home Cooking School, set for Tuesday night at the Serbian-American Cultural Center.Hosted by this newspaper, and organized by Taste of Home magazine with support from many ...

Cooking school offers something for everyone

Whether you are an experienced cook or just starting to test the waters, there is still time to check out the Taste of Home Cooking School, set for Tuesday night at the Serbian-American Cultural Center.Hosted by this newspaper, and organized by Taste of Home magazine with support from many ...