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Kick off holiday with music

June 30, 2016 After 25 years, it wouldn't seem like the Independence Day holiday in Weirton without a performance from the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, bringing their special brand of community outreach and their... more »»

Pray for a cure

June 29, 2016 Alzheimer’s disease knows not from accomplishments. It claims the minds of those it affects and, eventually, it claims their lives. more »»

Practice safety with fireworks

June 28, 2016 The Fourth of July is usually a time to celebrate with family picnics and get-togethers, sometimes accompanied by a few bangs and booms. more »»

More signs of progress

June 27, 2016 A former Chester pottery site, long idle and vacant, has taken another step into a new life with a potential for new jobs and new opportunities. more »»

Ruling shows continued division

June 26, 2016 President Obama’s amnesty plan for immigrants ended up on the thorns of a deadlocked Supreme Court Thursday. more »»

Relay for Life a beacon of hope

June 25, 2016 A season of hours and hours of walking combined with fun and fellowship, and, perhaps most important, fundraising, has come to end this year, as the Ohio Valley’s Relays for Life have been complete. more »»

A legacy of helping others

June 24, 2016 For 20 years, groups of students and alumni from Weirton Madonna High School have gathered at the end of the school year and dedicated themselves toward helping others. more »»

Event shows value of local volunteers

June 23, 2016 While Thunder in the Ville has always been a special weekend, this year’s event will carry added significanc. more »»

Trump is still going to be Trump

June 22, 2016 Donald Trump shows little signs of actual change in his own conduct as a presidential nominee, despite the sacking of his campaign manager, Corey Lewandowsk. more »»

Start planning now for ‘17-‘18 budget

June 21, 2016 A week ago, Charleston was permeated with a near-sense of panic. Time was running out for West Virginia legislators and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to agree on a budget. more »»

Adding one more to the trophy case

June 20, 2016 When one thinks of Pittsburgh, it’s easy to think of it as a football town as Steeler Nation dominates for about half of the year. more »»

A day to celebrate dads

June 19, 2016 Father’s Day brings good thoughts for many, hopefully most, people of a dedicated worker, a patient taskmaster, an adviser for lif. more »»

A fond farewell, and good luck

June 18, 2016 This Sunday, the Salvation Army will be saying goodbye to two of its leaders as Majors David and Sue Dewan leave the Northern Panhandle for their newest assignment in Oklahom. more »»

Help keep the Ohio River clean

June 17, 2016 For many years now, volunteers have gathered on the banks of the Ohio River and its tributaries on a Saturday morning in June to pick up debris and trash. more »»

Leadership Weirton grads congratulated

June 16, 2016 For 24 years, the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce has been working to teach area residents more about their communities and encourage them to become leaders in the area. more »»

W.Va.’s economy a big challenge

June 15, 2016 The wrecking of West Virginia’s once-strong coal industry is bad enough for state government’s finances. Likewise, continuing malaise in natural gas drilling has been a proble. more »»

Celebrate our flag

June 14, 2016 On June 14, 1777, nearly a year after the issuance of the Declaration of Independence, the Continental Congress adopted a 13-star, red-white-and-blue flag as the emblem of the new nation, the United... more »»

Spare dogs from death sentences

June 13, 2016 Giving stray dogs, some of which simply wandered away from loving homes, just five days between being received at an animal shelter to being euthanized is unreasonable, unnecessary and just plain... more »»

Care for our elders

June 12, 2016 Wednesday is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and it gives everyone a chance to think about how some of our most vulnerable residents are treate. more »»

Chester may be moving forward

June 11, 2016 Chester officials announced earlier this week the end of a lawsuit between the city’s mayor and members of council, which had been making its way through the court system for much of the last year. more »»

Four years, thousands served

June 10, 2016 The Table of Hope is one of the many, often unsung, success stories of the Weirton community. more »»


Brooke Senior Center bingo June 30, 2016

The Brooke County Senior Center, 948 Main St., will hold a weekly quarter bingo from noon to 4 p.m. each Thursday.All ages are welcome. more »

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Trump, the phenomenon

February 26, 2016 Super Tuesday looms ahead. Now, I should be making more guacamole, buying some wings and some good beer because this Super day is way more important to life than Super Bowl Sunday. more »

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