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Commission hears of BDC efforts

October 1, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Commission on Tuesday received updates on an Italian manufacturer’s plans to move into the Three Springs Business Park in Weirton and efforts to rehabilitate the former... more »»

Group promotes social media safety

October 1, 2014 WEIRTON — Inspired by local events, as well as trends across the nation, a new organization has been formed in the hope of encouraging safe and responsible use of social medi. more »»

Fairfield Inn a Wine and Dine sponsor

October 1, 2014 The Fairfield Inn & Suites will serve as the carriage ride sponsor of this year’s Wine and Dine at Williams, 6 p.m. Saturday at Williams Country Club. more »»

Fletcher hears concerns of Newell area residents

October 1, 2014 NEWELL — From panhandlers at the Newell Bridge to a rise in break-ins on Newell Heights, residents of this unincorporated town took their complaints — and sometimes compliments — to Hancock County... more »»

Eastern Gateway hosts 17th college fest

October 1, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — More than 800 area high school students filled the lecture hall and hallways at Eastern Gateway Community College to learn about their future Tuesday during the 17th-annual Consider... more »»

Fort Cherry homecoming court

October 1, 2014 Fort Cherry High School will crown its homecoming queen at a half-time ceremony during the 7:30 p.m. Friday football game against North Catholic High Schoo. more »»

Catholic Charities holds off donating to immigrant kids

October 1, 2014 MARTINSBURG — The executive director of Catholic Charities West Virginia says the organization is not seeking donations for 20 unaccompanied immigrant minors located in the state. more »»

Area first responders remembered with Mass

September 30, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — Monday marked the Catholic Feast Day of Archangels, a time to remember the angels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, and because of Michael’s reputation as a protector, a fitting occasion to... more »»

New city firefighter

September 30, 2014 The City of Weirton welcomed its newest probationary firefighter Monday, as Philip Martin, left, was sworn in as a member of the Weirton Fire Department by Mayor George Kondik. more »»

Firefighters called to Follansbee home

September 30, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — Three people were transported to Weirton Medical Center for treatment of smoke inhalation after they escaped a fire at a home at 1313 Main St. early today. more »»

Tank registration deadline looms

September 30, 2014 CHARLESTON — The Department of Environmental Protection is bracing for a flurry of online registrations as the deadline for above-ground storage tanks is two days away. more »»

Casino focus of suicide lawsuit

September 30, 2014 WHEELING — Scott Stevens, a husband, father of three daughters and businessman, took a hunting bag to a park near Steubenville on Aug. more »»

System-wide boil order in effect for Grant PSD

September 30, 2014 The Grant Public Service District has issued a system-wide boil order as a result of the activation of a new pump and leak detection equipment, according to officials. more »»

Gallery open house slated for Wednesday

September 30, 2014 WEIRTON — From mesmerizing watercolor and “country boy” paintings, to photographs, and a veteran’s view of the world, the Summit Gallery will welcome a wide range of work from its four featured... more »»

Benefit dinner

September 30, 2014 The Follansbee Chamber of Commerce teamed with Vito “Skip” Cutrone, owner of the restaurant Vito’s 2, to hold a spaghetti dinner that raised $910 — with the chamber providing $90 to make it an even... more »»

Capito visits with Republican candidates

September 30, 2014 MARTINSBURG — Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-Charleston, transitioned from her role as congresswoman to U.S. Senate candidate Monday afternoon, during her tour in the Eastern Panhandl. more »»

Alliance honors Nutting, Capitol Theatre

September 30, 2014 HUNTINGTON — The contributions of longtime preservationist Betty Woods “Snookie” Nutting of Wheeling and the significance of the city’s historic Capitol Theatre have been recognized by the... more »»

Trinity looks forward to transition of sponsorship

September 30, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Trinity Health System’s co-sponsoring member, Sylvania Franciscan Health and the Sisters of S. more »»

New water bill may be impacted by politics

September 29, 2014 SHEPHERDSTOWN — No stranger to political pressures, Senate Majority Leader John Unger is aware of grumblings that have surfaced since Senate Bill 373 was signed into law in April by Gov. more »»

Boil order lifted in New Cumberland

September 29, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Officials said shortly after noon that a boil order for New Cumberland was lifted. The boil order had been in place since /Friday. more »»

More racing schedule cuts possible

September 29, 2014 NEWELL — A draft resolution pending before the West Virginia Racing Commission could result in an even shorter racing year than the one envisioned earlier by Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort. more »»


Rotary Club of Weirton October 1, 2014

The Rotary Club of Weirton meets each Wednesday at noon at Williams Country Club. more »

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Moving days, wedding day, discombobulation

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