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Justice voices opposition to Amendment 2

WHEELING — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Friday urged voters to “really stop and think” before casting a ballot in favor of Amendment 2 in the Nov. 8 general election. Outside Coleman’s Fish Market in Wheeling’s Centre Market, Justice and Dave Hardy, Secretary of the West ...

Resource officer agreement still pending in Brooke County

WELLSBURG — Plans to place Brooke County sheriff’s deputies as resource officers in local schools are still pending. The Brooke County Commission called a special meeting Friday morning to consider an agreement for the officers, but it hadn’t reached their desk in time for the ...

Tax reform efforts focus on Amendment 2

CHARLESTON – With the most recent special session ending with no cuts to the personal income tax, efforts to eliminate certain categories of tangible personal property taxes have put the focus on Amendment 2 on the November election ballot. The Nov. 8 general election is more than ...

Museum receives donation of ‘Weirton Steel’ model train

WEIRTON – A portion of a model train collection built up over a Newark, Ohio, man’s 30-year hobby has a new home at a local museum. Thursday afternoon, Jeffrey Miller made his first visit to the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center, bringing with him almost 20 pieces of O ...

Gaslite Restaurant will host VIP reception

STEUBENVILLE — Since its inception in 2012, the Herald-Star Speaker Series, Presented by Eastern Gateway Community College, has worked toward a simple goal: To bring world-class speakers to the Tri-State Area at a price that is affordable. The next presentation in the series, the ...

Part of a Clemente Hall of Fame celebration

The 50-year anniversary of Roberto Clemente hitting his 3000th and final career regular season hit will be celebrated Sept. 30 at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. And Steubenville native Bill Mikita will be a part of that. “Chasing 3000,” a 2007 ...