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Weirton celebrates ‘The Magic of Christmas’ with annual parade

Local News

WEIRTON — Weirton ushered in the Christmas season Saturday night, with residents lining up along Main Street to watch the annual Weirton Christmas Parade. Organized by the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce, this year's parade featured a theme of "The Magic of Christmas," connecting the ...

Woman turns love for animals into a business

Business

FOLLANSBEE — Michelle Coppa said she’s very thankful to be able to open her own business doing something she loves: caring for animals. The owner of Coppa’s Barker Shoppe at 854 Main St., Coppa said as a child she and her late father, David, shared a love of dogs, not knowing that years ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville police Harrassed: A resident in the 300 block of North 7th Street reported receiving threatening messages, Thursday. Vandalized: A resident in the 400 block of Linden reported his mailbox was struck by paintballs, Thursday. Theft: Two televisions, a white laptop and a ...

Powerful storm pushes into Midwest with heavy snow and winds

Local News

Wintry weather bedeviled Thanksgiving weekend travelers across the United States Saturday as a powerful and dangerous storm moved eastward, dumping heavy snow from parts of California to the northern Midwest and inundating other areas with rain. Authorities found the bodies of two young ...

Challenge Award winners

Business

Indian Creek High School students were recognized by representatives of the Challenge Program and school business partner Marathon Petroleum, formerly MarkWest, for excelling in areas important to success in life, including attendance, community service, STEM, academic excellence and academic ...

Impeachment’s influence hazy as issue in congressional races

Local News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans aim to use the House drive toward impeaching President Donald Trump to whittle down Democrats' majority by dislodging vulnerable incumbents from swing districts loaded with moderate voters. It could work, especially in Democratic-held districts Trump carried in ...

Rauch returns ‘home’ to Bethany

Business

BETHANY — Laura Rauch has been hired as Bethany College’s director of annual giving. She is returning to Bethany after two years as the director of development for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in Pittsburgh. She previously spent two years as Bethany’s major gifts officer. “This is ...

Business networking group hosts open house

Business

STEUBENVILLE — In honor of its three-year anniversary, BNI TriState Referrals plans to host an open event for business professionals at the Best Western Plus Franciscan Square Inn and Suites in Steubenville. The event, which is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, is free and will ...

Acuity ambassadors promote employee stock ownership

Local News

WHEELING — Amid many variables in modern health care operations, an employee-owned company remains a rarity. Acuity Specialty Hospital, which has three area sites, operates under an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Acuity offers long-term acute care at Wheeling Hospital, Weirton Medical Center ...

Real estate transfers

Business

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Mehamet Mallas (deceased) to Eileen Mallas, part lots 173 and 294 and lot 327, Labelle; and lot 185, Pleasant Heights Poplar Springs. Eileen Mallas to Robby and Dianna Mallas, lot 185, Pleasant Heights Poplar Springs ...

Bethany alumna’s book wins award

Local News

BETHANY — A Bethany College alumna’s picture book has reeled in praise from the New Hampshire Writers’ Project. “Sam Fisherwoman: The Reel Story” by Maggie Kemp and illustrated by Melody Zahn Russell recently received a Readers’ Choice Award during a New Hampshire Literary Awards ...

‘Dark Waters’ criticized

Local News

CHARLESTON — Several Republican members of the West Virginia House of Delegates signed a letter Nov. 19 criticizing a movie telling the story of C8 contamination in the Mid-Ohio Valley for unfairly reinforcing Appalachian stereotypes. The Nov. 19 letter was written to the U.S House of ...

Homes for Hope Tour is Saturday

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Joel John, organizer of the Homes for Hope Tour, sees Saturday’s event as a win, win, win. Not only will those who participate in the self-guided tour enjoy varied Christmas decorating styles at 10 stops in Jefferson and Brooke counties, they’ll be supporting a worthy ...

Blessing Bags filled, distributed

Community

Representatives of the Order of A.H.E.P.A. Hancock Chapter No. 103 and the Daughters of Penelope Pallas Athena Chapter No. 276 are shown after filling 140 Blessing Bags for the children of the Weirton Christian Center and the Dunbar Recreation Center. The goal of this project is to provide an ...

Dems ask Trump if he wants lawyers at impeachment hearings

Local News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee asked President Donald Trump on Friday to say whether he'll send his attorneys to participate in impeachment proceedings before the panel. Rep. Jerrold Nadler also is asking Republicans on his committee which witnesses they plan ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Annual cookie walk Dec. 14 at Christ United Methodist WEIRTON — The annual cookie walk at Christ United Methodist Church, which has become a holiday tradition with many in Weirton, will be held in the fellowship hall of the church at 3598 Pennsylvania Ave. on Weirton Heights from 10 a.m. ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Jefferson County sheriff Arrested: Calvin Lee Daye, 25, 102 Carothers Drive, Turtle Creek, Pa., failure to appear, Friday. Vandalized: About 11 homes and two vehicles along Cedar Road, Richmond, sprayed with paintballs, Tuesday. The paint washed off, deputies were told. Steubenville ...