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Kasich ends White House bid; clears Trump's path

May 4, 2016 WASHINGTON — John Kasich plans to end his bid for the White House, making Donald Trump the presumptive Republican nominee for president. more »»

Input given for Brooke middle schools

May 4, 2016 WELLSBURG — Several area residents, including leaders of Follansbee and Wellsburg, turned out to share their feelings about the future of Follansbee and Wellsburg middle schools at a public forum... more »»

Viderman responds to admonishment

May 4, 2016 WELLSBURG — A Brooke County magistrate admonished for posting bond for her granddaughter and speaking to the magistrate assigned to the case said her actions were a mistake but not intended as an... more »»

Goodwin makes stop in Weirton

May 4, 2016 WEIRTON — Booth Goodwin says he has great hopes for the future of the Northern Panhandle, and the rest of West Virginia. The former U.S. more »»

Democratic candidates for governor ready for primary

May 4, 2016 CHARLESTON — While West Virginia’s coal industry shrivels and unemployment surges, billionaire businessman Jim Justice is dreaming about the next Dollywood, Disney World or Idaho potato in his... more »»

Area man sentenced in sexual abuse case

May 4, 2016 WELLSBURG — Joseph Mark Britton, 55, of Wellsburg was sentenced on Monday to 10 to 20 years in jail after pleading guilty to sexual abuse of a teen in his care and several counts of third-degree... more »»

Website crashes plague Amazing Raise

May 4, 2016 WHEELING — Website problems throughout the day didn’t stop hundreds of area residents from opening their wallets for more than 100 charitable organizations Tuesday during the third-annual Amazing... more »»

Bids for paving work are opened

May 4, 2016 BURGETTSTOWN — Burgettstown Council opened bids for paving work throughout the borough during Monday’s regular council meeting. more »»

Dashofy has book signing at ‘Coffee With the Author’

May 4, 2016 PARIS — It was a full house for Burgettstown-based author Annette Dashofy during her talk and book signing April 27 at the Paris Presbyterian Church’s “Coffee With the Author” even. more »»

Coffee With the Cops program resumes

May 4, 2016 BURGETTSTOWN — McDonald Police Department officers, in partnership with McDonald’s of Burgettstown, will resume the community outreach program Coffee With the Cops. more »»


May 4, 2016 BURGETTSTOWN — The Burgettstown Area Senior Center, located at 200 Senior Way, has announced upcoming activities. They include: • noon, 500 bid cards; 2:30 p.. more »»

Bulger Train Station

May 4, 2016 This undated photo shows the Bulger Train Station along the Pittsburgh and Steubenville Railroad. more »»


May 4, 2016 Dirt bikes, quads, ATVs banned MCDONALD — The McDonald Police Department has announced anyone operating dirt bikes, quads or any all-terrain vehicle on the Panhandle and Montour trails will be... more »»


May 4, 2016 BURGETTSTOWN — The Burgettstown Volunteer Fire Co. had 10 calls during April. more »»

Clinton deals with shift in Appalachia

May 3, 2016 ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — When President Bill Clinton rolled into the small Appalachian town of Ashland, Ky., in 1996, cheering crowds lined the street. more »»

Amazing Raise online fundraiser under way

May 3, 2016 Throughout today, area residents will have an opportunity to donate to 114 local organizations as part of the Amazing Raise Ohio Valle. more »»

St. Paul School appoints interim principal to serve permanently

May 3, 2016 WEIRTON — St. Paul School has a new principal. School officials have announced Lucas Parsons has been appointed to the position, effective July 1. more »»

DA conference called in shooting

May 3, 2016 BURGETTSTOWN — McDonald Police will confer with the Washington County District Attorney’s office today about the shooting death of Brian Wilbert, 38, of Pittsburgh, Wednesday in the borough, Chief... more »»

Day of Prayer observance set

May 3, 2016 WEIRTON — A prayer service, organized by the Weirton Ministerial Association, will be held at 9 a.m. more »»

Chester debates city hall

May 3, 2016 CHESTER — As Chester City Council looks for new sources of revenue, it does not seem receptive to at least one idea — turning the municipal building into more of a money-maker. more »»

First Choice sponsorship

May 3, 2016 First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union is among this year’s supporters for the Rotary Club of Weirton’s 2016 Run for the Roses fundraiser, set to begin at 5:30 p.m. more »»


Brooke Senior Center bingo May 5, 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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