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Hollow Rock not on-site experience for this year

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TORONTO — For the first time in its more than 200-year history, there won’t be an on-site Hollow Rock Campmeeting as faithful attendees through the years have come to look forward to and experience. Instead, there will be a virtual alternative from July 20-25 with live streaming videos ...

Colleges fear ICE mandate’s impact on international students

Local News

WHEELING — An order released last week by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement would force international students studying in America to return to their home countries if their college classes all go online this fall due to coronavirus concerns. To remain in the U.S., students must be ...

Weirton community comes together to ‘Stuff the Bus’

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Representatives of the Weirton Christian Center and the Holiday Lanes USBC Youth League gathered Saturday at Holiday Lanes in Weirton for the annual Stuff the Bus and Bowl-a-thon fundraiser to benefit the Christian Center. A tent also was set up in the bowling alley’s parking lot with ...

‘Absolute mayhem’: Salons see big response to opening

Local News

Hair cuts. Massages. Tattoos. Pedicures. These were just some of the luxuries lost as businesses faced mandatory shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet as states began to reopen last month, most areas saw the resurgence of these businesses as longtime customers clamored to receive their ...

July 13: Events canceled/postponed due to coronavirus

Local News

Due to the precautions being taken surrounding the coronavirus, the following changes have been made regarding events and meetings in the local area: ł The 74th-annual Weirton Steel Corp. 25-Year Club picnic scheduled for July 18 was canceled. ł Mingo Community Days, normally held each ...

Daily Happenings 7-13-20

Daily Happenings

Today’s birthdays Dave Stromp, Mingo Junction. Alyssa McIntyre, Mingo Junction. Jim Carduci, Unionport. Police reports Steubenville police Noticed: Notices of violation were sent to owners of properties at 200 Logan, 204 Logan, 620 N. Webster Alley, 608 N. Fifth and 723 N. Fifth, ...

Grocery industry honors two female leaders at Ziegenfelder

Business

WHEELING — Lisa Allen and Breanna Humphries of the Ziegenfelder Co. have been named two of the 2020 Top Women in Grocery. Each year since 2007, Progressive Grocer has recognized women who strengthen the retail food industry by giving back to their communities. “I am honored to be named ...

Church sermon topics

Community

- Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Seed and Soil,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “In Rules,” www.finleyumc.org. - First Church of Christ, Scientist, Steubenville: “Sacrament.” - First Westminster Presbyterian Church, Steubenville: “The ...

Portman fully backs Lordstown Motors

Business

LORDSTOWN — U.S. Sen. Rob Portman wants General Motors to invest in Lordstown Motors Corp. and its manufacturing plant, GM’s former Lordstown assembly facility, where the startup will build its all-electric Endurance pickup truck. “I think it makes all the sense in the world because this ...

Women’s Golf News

Community

Cadiz Women’s Golf League The play of the day on July 8 for the Cadiz Women’s Golf League was low gross. Hostesses were Judy Crawshaw and Carole Patton. The winners were: A flight, Marilyn Kenny; B flight, Joanne Hardman; and C flight, Judy Crawshaw. Tracy Amos, Judy Crawshaw and ...

Rural Pennsylvanians put up their own wireless tower

Business

PHILADELPHIA — Big Valley is a living postcard of Pennsylvania. Jet-black buggies hug the shoulders of its long, straight roads and knobby-kneed foals prance in fields so green they look electrified. Most signs there urge motorists to repent and rejoice, or to buy fresh strawberries from the ...

QUICK TAKES

Business

APPOINTED: Phillip Glyptis has been reappointed to serve as chair of the Ohio State Bar Association’s health care law committee, president Linda Tucci Teodosio has announced. Glyptis will serve a one-year term that began on July 1. He is an attorney in the Wheeling office of Burns White LLC. ...

AP: Catholic Church lobbied for taxpayer funds, got $1.4B

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NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, with many millions going to dioceses that have paid huge settlements or sought bankruptcy protection because of ...

Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston received nearly $2M in PPP Loans

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WHEELING — The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston received nearly $2 million in federal Paycheck Protection Program loans to help pay its administrative staff and every active priest working in West Virginia during the coronavirus pandemic. The request was not unusual as numerous dioceses across ...

West Virginia governor delays action as virus spikes

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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice delayed action Friday on whether to strengthen coronavirus restrictions as the state reports spikes in cases, hospitalizations and transmission rates. The Republican governor said he is considering limiting the sizes of gatherings across the state and is ...

Water rate proposal to go before Weirton Council Monday

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WEIRTON — A proposed water rate increase and several purchase requests are set to go before Weirton Council Monday. The meeting will be held in the Weirton Room of the Millsop Community Center, with an informational meeting at 6:55 p.m., and the regular council meeting at 7 p.m. Those ...