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‘Bernie’s Kids’ toy drive legacy continues in 2014

December 18, 2014 WELLSBURG — The late Bernie Kazienko always stressed the Christmas toy drive that bore his name was a team effort, with many working together to make the holiday merrier for Brooke County children i... more »»

Police investigating arrow death

December 18, 2014 WELLSBURG — City Police and the Brooke County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the death of a man with a bow and arrow. City Police Sgt. more »»

Bus replacements take WTC attention

December 18, 2014 WEIRTON — The board of trustees of the Weirton Transit Corp. held their regular meeting Wednesday just before their employee Christmas dinner at Giovanni’s Italian Restaurant. more »»

Freedom Place fire

December 18, 2014 The Weirton Fire Department responded to a call at the Freedom Place apartment complex on Main Street Wednesday afternoon for a fire on the fourth floor. more »»

Manchin has hopes for 2015

December 18, 2014 WHEELING — U.S. Sen. more »»

Officials seek changes in fight administration

December 18, 2014 CHARLESTON — State lottery officials are asking legislators to revamp fees and regulations for boxing and mixed martial arts events in West Virginia. more »»

Belardine sentence hearing to be Monday

December 18, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Matthew Belardine will learn Monday the penalty for violating his six-month probation last month when he was arrested in Scottsdale, Ariz. more »»

No bill to come for advanced practice RNs

December 18, 2014 CHARLESTON — Legislators were unable to reach an agreement concerning advanced practice registered nurses Wednesday and chose not to sponsor a bill for consideration during the regular legislative... more »»

Photography studio collects for ‘Hope for Hines’

December 18, 2014 WHEELING — Santa’s sleigh is on its way to Morgantown, crammed full of toys for youngsters at West Virginia University’s Childrens Hospital collected by Snapshot Photography on behalf of the “Hope... more »»

County schools to be seeking new leaders

December 17, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County Schools will be looking for new leadership after Superintendent Suzan Smith and Assistant Superintendent Wayne Neely both announced their plans to retire. more »»

Capito joins Manchin on energy panel

December 17, 2014 WHEELING — Republican Sen.-elect Shelley Moore Capito will join Democrat Sen. more »»

Legislators updated about Common Core

December 17, 2014 CHARLESTON — Advocates and critics of West Virginia’s Common Core standards gathered Tuesday at the state Capitol to discuss the future of the program. more »»

Kiwanians reviving luminaria tradition

December 17, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Wellsburg Kiwanis Club will be reviving its Christmas luminaria tradition in honor of the late Ron Ostrosky, a long-time chairman of the project who died on Jan. 31 of cancer. more »»

That time of year

December 17, 2014 Follansbee city worker Mike Varlas hoses off the liner for the city’s ice skating rink at Mahan Playground before filling it with water. more »»

Property maintenance discussed by city’s BEA

December 17, 2014 WEIRTON — The Weirton Building Enforcement Agency took action against several properties at its regular meeting Tuesday. more »»

Working together

December 17, 2014 The Follansbee Chamber of Commerce and Vito’s 2 presented $500 checks each to five local groups that supply backpacks filled with food to local children in need. more »»

C-SPAN producers get that ‘Wheeling feeling’

December 17, 2014 WHEELING — Three vans bearing Washington, D.C. more »»

Students prepare for bridge, robotics events

December 16, 2014 WELLSBURG — Students in Brooke High School’s career technical program will participate in upcoming competitions in which they will create and program robots to perform certain tasks and design and... more »»

Many helping CASA with new location

December 16, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — Many area businesses, groups and volunteeers have been helping A Child’s Place Court-Appointed Special Advocates to renovate their new location, but the group always can use more help,... more »»

Chester mayor, council disputes continue

December 16, 2014 CHESTER — Chester City Council members’ frustration with Mayor Larry Forsythe boiled over Monday night, as two councilmen challenged his priorities and his leadership style. more »»

Firefighters trained in hoarding situations

December 16, 2014 WEIRTON — Members of the Weirton Fire Department learned how to approach the challenges of “heavy content” living spaces during a special eight-hour training course held at the Millsop Community... more »»


Brooke Senior Center bingo December 18, 2014

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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