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Taking pride in area’s progress

February 1, 2016 As you look through the pages of the first installment of our annual Progress Edition that is inside today’s paper, you will find a quote from Evan Scurti that shows our area is moving in the right... more »»

Still a long road

January 31, 2016 Twenty-two weeks before the Super Bowl, 32 NFL teams had a shot. By the end of the first week of games, some were heading down a long road toward elimination. more »»

An experience to remember

January 30, 2016 Some people have the philosophy that every day is an adventur. more »»

One like no other

January 29, 2016 “No pretentions, just solutions,” read the headline on an article in this newspaper when Wayne Van Dine retired in May 2003 from a stellar broadcasting career in and around Pittsburgh. more »»

Grants another sign of success

January 28, 2016 The Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle continues to collect important victories when it comes to their many local development projects. more »»

Making Pre-K less expensive

January 27, 2016 Early childhood education is an important, perhaps critical, tool for ensuring all children learn what they need in an increasingly competitive worl. more »»

Helping West Virginia not part of the plan

January 26, 2016 Neither President Barack Obama nor his chosen successor, Hillary Clinton, has any interest in helping West Virginians rescue ourselves from the disaster he created. Obama proved that last week. more »»

Honor your neighbors, community

January 25, 2016 Part of what makes any community great is the effort to preserve its history and remember those who have come before, laying the groundwork for our present as we strive to build a futur. more »»

Continue to show support

January 24, 2016 Your help is needed. The campaigns of the United Ways that serve our region are quickly nearing their ends, which means there's a final push under way to help ensure this year's goals are met. more »»

A ‘sparkling’ day for area brides

January 23, 2016 A “sparkling” day awaits those who attend the Herald-Star’s and Weirton Daily Times’ annual bridal show Sunday at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. more »»

Be prepared, prudent with snow storms

January 22, 2016 We would hope that Tri-State Area residents know to take prudent steps every winter that would allow them to do well if a big storm does bear down on the region. more »»

Common Core not only school issue

January 21, 2016 Though it is a very convenient political football to toss around, Common Core — and its relatives — should not be the only concern of legislators who have the best interests of West Virginia kids at... more »»

Numbers, not service stressed

January 20, 2016 Like shady used-car salespeople who need to meet quotas, federal officials in charge of the Obamacare program are far more concerned with numbers than quality care for customers. more »»

Coal celebration won’t last

January 19, 2016 Celebrations of victories against President Barack Obama’s assault on coal and affordable electricity have tended to be short-lived. more »»

The dream remembered

January 18, 2016 Today, Americans of all races and religions mark the observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. more »»

Nothing good from address

January 17, 2016 It was almost embarrassing to listen to President Obama’s final State of the Union address Tuesday night. more »»

Fighting culture of drug abuse

January 16, 2016 West Virginia’s Mine Safety Office says the number of coal miners in the state who failed drug tests last year was lower than in the previous year. Good news, right? Not exactly. more »»

Saying goodbye to a legend

January 15, 2016 A champion for the oddball. A hitmaker. A starman. An actor and composer and playwright. Androgynous. Andy Warhol 2.0. more »»

Take a new look at courtesy patrol

January 14, 2016 As should have been clear from Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s State of the State address Wednesday he and West Virginia legislators will be focusing on money this year. more »»

Is the science really settled?

January 13, 2016 Whether the science on energy-related issues is settled apparently depends on whether it is politically correc. more »»

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