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What will the effects be?

September 30, 2015 So the “rock star of Rome” has returned to his city-state after a whirlwind of activity from the shores of Havana to the seat of power in Washington, with stops at New York and Philadelphia, to. more »»

Only time will tell in the U.S. House

September 29, 2015 The resignation of John Boehner as speaker of the House of Representatives and from his seat in the House is a victory of divisiveness over any attempt to be compromising in Congress. more »»

Counter the obesity trends

September 28, 2015 Ohio and West Virginia are among the top 10 states in the country for obesity. Ohio is eighth and West Virginia is secon. more »»

Support your local United Ways

September 27, 2015 Autumn has officially arrived, and that means the annual campaigns of our region's United Ways are in full swing. The United Way of Jefferson County opened its campaign Sep. more »»

Nominate your Community Stars

September 26, 2015 If you have been waiting to nominate a friend or neighbor to be honored as a 2015 Community Star, be reminded that the window of opportunity to make a submission is quickly closing. more »»

The fall festivals are upon us

September 25, 2015 There’s still time to take in some area fairs and festivals if you didn’t get to many during the summer. more »»

Battling EPA on methane proposal

September 24, 2015 At least this time, the Environmental Protection Agency is holding public hearings on a major proposal near the people it will affect most. more »»

Spread the message: Reduce, reuse, recycle

September 23, 2015 The message of reduce, reuse and recycle doesn’t seem to be getting through to American households. The U.S. more »»

Making West Virginia schools better

September 22, 2015 Why should we believe “Common Core” and “Next Generation” will do more than other initiatives during the past half-century to improve West Virginia schools? That is the question local residents... more »»

Wine and Dine making its return

September 21, 2015 This Saturday will see the return of one of Weirton’s biggest social events of the year with the annual Wine and Dine at Williams, hosted by the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Business... more »»

Much learned from GOP forum

September 20, 2015 With a stage as big as a Boeing 707 that served as Air Force One, the Republican candidates for president traded barbs and established their place in the political stratosphere during their second... more »»

Touting lawsuit reform in W.Va.

September 19, 2015 West Virginia lawmakers made strides this year to tackle the problems of lawsuit abuse in our state. They have miles to go. more »»

There is no difference

September 18, 2015 Secretary of State John Kerry has said he is considering acceptance of an offer for U.S. and Russian military leaders to discuss Moscow’s new assistance program for Syria. more »»

Today, we honor the Constitution

September 17, 2015 Today we honor our Constitution, the foundation of our society. Signed on Sep. more »»

A guide to a drug-free future

September 16, 2015 Never Alone WV, founded by area residents looking to rid our communities of drug use, recently published a manual to help guide those looking for help in an effort to bring their vision closer to... more »»

Have a safe homecoming season

September 15, 2015 Homecoming celebrations for area high schools have begu. more »»

Providing care for our veterans

September 14, 2015 Area veterans can get some help they may need on Saturday at the 22nd-annual veterans health and information fai. more »»

Let Senate vote on Iran deal

September 13, 2015 Implementing a flawed nuclear weapons treaty with Iran is not enough for President Barack Obama. Now, he means to ensure most members of Congress — who oppose the deal — cannot go on the record. more »»

Local education going international

September 12, 2015 Today's educators are always on the search for new ways to present their lessons, whether incorporating new technology, hands-on activities or even other areas of study. more »»

Don’t let the memories fade away

September 11, 2015 Those who were in grade school on Sept. 11, 2001, are now getting married and having their own families. Those who were born in 2001 are entering high school. more »»

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