Stanton High School Class of 1971 holds 50-year reunion


Members of Stanton High School’s Class of 1971 celebrated their 50-year reunion with a dinner held July 24 at Mario’s Restaurant in Weirton. On hand were, seated, from left, Gary Rawson, Sally Koehnlein Evans, Donna Nicholson Dukats, Rosella Householder Harris, Joyce Beckwith and John ...

‘Preserving What You Grow’ workshop seeks participants


NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Community Educational Outreach Service will hold the second “From Garden to Pantry — Preserving What You Grow” workshop on Aug. 18, beginning at 10 a.m. at Camp Aura. If enough interest is shown, a second, evening class will be offered on Aug. 19, ...

Car show benefits WIAACC


The Ohio Valley Mopar Club held a car show at O’Reilly’s in Wintersville on July 25 with all the proceeds given to the Women In Action Against Cancer Coalition. Bryan Meadows, manager of O’Reilly’s, hosted the event in the business’ parking lot and provided hot dogs, drinks and staff ...

Port operation key to Frontier redevelopment plans

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WEIRTON — The reopening of long-dormant mooring cells along the Ohio River in Weirton will be key to plans the Frontier Group of Companies has for the former steel-making property it has been working to redevelop in the city. The company, which purchased more than 1,100 acres of property ...

Weirton Zoning Board hears variance requests

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WEIRTON — As part of its meeting Tuesday, the Weirton Zoning Board of Appeals heard variance requests from several city residents and businesses. The board unanimously approved two variance requests from Sacred Heart of Mary, 200 Preston Ave., to allow for the installation of a new bell ...

Longtime AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka dies at age 72

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WASHINGTON — Richard Trumka, the powerful president of the AFL-CIO labor union, has died at age 72, Democratic leaders said Thursday. News of his death was announced by President Joe Biden and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. Trumka had been AFL-CIO president since 2009, after serving ...