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Body recovered in ravine believed identified

July 2, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — A body believed to be that of Anthony “Tony” Pittman, the New Cumberland teen who has been missing since May 29, was discovered by authorities on Monday. more »»

Commission hears of electric cost rise

July 2, 2014 WELLSBURG — A spokesman for Mon Power discussed with the Brooke County Commission Tuesday the rationale for proposed rate increases in customers’ utility bills. more »»

Artists reception

July 2, 2014 An artists reception was held Tuesday at Summit Art Gallery in Weirton to unveil the newest exhibits of local art to go on display. more »»

Home pool variance denied

July 2, 2014 WEIRTON – The Weirton Zoning Board of Appeals denied a variance request to permit an accessory structure at Tuesday’s regular meetin. more »»

Relay falls short of $155K goal

July 2, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Though the grand total was low, the enthusiasm was high for this year’s installment of the Steubenville Area Relay for Life sponsored by the Jefferson County Unit of the American... more »»

Port Authority manager resigns

July 2, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — Jefferson County Port Authority Manager Donna Hrezo announced Tuesday she will resign next month to accept a job with the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth office of Ohio. more »»

Car strikes salon

July 2, 2014 A Toyota Avalon crashed into the doorway of Legal Hair and Day Spa on Sunset Boulevard in Steubenville at about 1:15 p.m. Tuesday. more »»

Area fireworks schedule

July 2, 2014 Area communities have announced the following fireworks displays: ¯ Bloomingdale: Friday, 10 p.m., community building area. ¯ Cadiz: Saturday, dusk, Sally Buffalo Park. ¯ Chester: Friday, dusk. more »»

Probable cause

July 1, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — A man facing charges for allegedly placing three explosive devices around the Weirton Municipal Building in May will be going before a grand jury after appearing before Magistrate... more »»

Weirton passes B and O tax in 3-2 vote

July 1, 2014 WEIRTON – City Council voted 3 to 2, with one abstention, to approve the second and final reading of an ordinance to expand the business and occupation tax at a special session Tuesday. more »»

Injunction against Weirton B&O dismissed

July 1, 2014 WHEELING — The second, and final, reading to enact an expansion of Weirton's business and occupation tax can move forward after Ohio County Circuit Court Judge David J. more »»

Body of missing teen believed found

July 1, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Authorities believe they have found the body is a missing New Cumberland teen following weeks of searching. more »»

Weirton man pleads to lesser charge in death

July 1, 2014 WEIRTON — A man accused of killing a Weirton woman in December pleaded guilty to lesser charges during an appearance in Hancock County Circuit Court Monday, and will spend at least the next 20 year... more »»

Vietnam Wall replica stirs up memories

July 1, 2014 WELLSBURG — As many scanned the West Virginia Vietnam Veterans Mobile Wall for the names of loved ones who were killed, prisoners of war or missing in action, state Sen. more »»

Local reaction positive regarding court ruling

July 1, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The president of the Franciscan University of Steubenville said his initial reaction was positive to Monday’s U.S. more »»

Changes get under way as Chester mayor takes seat

July 1, 2014 CHESTER — Monday’s swearing-in of new Chester Mayor Larry Forsythe ushered in a new era in Chester politics, but it remains to be seen who all the players in the city government will be. more »»

Six honored by Brooke schools officials

July 1, 2014 WELLSBURG — Betty Lou Harris, chairman of the Brooke County Schools Wall of Fame Committee, noted from cleaning and repairing a school building to assuming administrative duties as principal or at... more »»

Power companies file to request rate hike

July 1, 2014 WHEELING — Citing an increased cost of doing business and also additional costs related to the cleanup of two major storms in 2012, Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power, both subsidiaries of... more »»

Gorman, Fluharty charges dismissed by court

July 1, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Charges of failure to report child abuse or neglect against two city school employees in connection with a special grand jury investigating all aspects of the Steubenville rape case... more »»

Ohio River drowning victim identified as EL man

July 1, 2014 EAST LIVERPOOL — A young man who drowned while swimming at the Broadway Wharf Saturday had just celebrated his birthday two days before. more »»

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