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Editorials

Recognizing the daily work of our heroes

We often are reminded of the dangers faced each day by our nation’s emergency responders as they go out to protect their communities. Last week, as Americans took time to remember the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, Weirton residents took time to honor four area law enforcement officers who ...

The cornerstone of our nation

Today we honor our Constitution, the foundation of our society. Signed on Sept. 17, 1787, in Philadelphia, that document gave power, structure and form to the national system of government that began with the U.S. Declaration of Independence 11 years before. There to reform the Articles of ...

Weirton lives united

The Weirton United Way’s 2020 campaign officially got under way Monday, and we hope the community will continue to show its support. The United Way has been a part of the Weirton community for 84 years, raising money to support a variety of programs beneficial to area residents and ...

Remembering those who served

Throughout its history, West Virginia has been known to have some of the most patriotic residents, with statistics showing it has had the highest numbers per capita serve in the U.S. Armed Forces. West Virginians have been a part of some of the highest levels of military service since the ...

Event ordinance overly restrictive

It is understandable that Weirton officials want to establish procedures to cover use of public spaces and facilities in the city. What is not understandable is why an ordinance that would detail those requirements needs to be so restrictive and cumbersome. The proposal, which received its ...

Professional football has returned

This is a weekend that a significant number of people thought they might not see this year. The National Football League is back, and while the action on the field will look familiar, the games will have a different feel. Kansas City claimed a 34-20 win over Houston when regular season play ...