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Editorials

Morrisey’s visit appreciated

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey was in the area this week, hosting a series of roundtables and other events in an effort to hear directly from constituents in the Northern Panhandle about their experiences and needs, especially as they relate to a post-COVID world. Among those events was a ...

Golf tournament supports the community

For nearly 40 years, the Weirton United Way’s Golf Classic has stood out as being among the region’s top fundraisers. Its field has been large and varied, attracting not only the best golfers from around the Tri-State Area, but drawing some of the top celebrities as well. The late Bob ...

McIntosh will serve Follansbee well

The City of Follansbee, last week, officially named Jack McIntosh as its new city manager following a months-long search to fill the post. We congratulate McIntosh and wish him well in his new role. He has big shoes to fill, following the 16-year tenure of John DeStefano, who died in ...

Gayle Manchin right pick for ARC

Residents of Appalachia would be hard pressed to tell anyone what the Appalachian Regional Commission has done for them lately. Perhaps that is about to change, with the addition of former West Virginia first lady Gayle Manchin as federal co-chair of the ARC. Though the organization has been ...

Remember their sacrifices

Today is casually considered the start of the summer vacation season. The kids are out of or about to get out of school. The days are getting longer. The grills are out in full force. But today also must be a time to pause and consider those freedoms we enjoy as Americans — the things we ...

Check out your community concerts

The Tri-State Area’s outdoor concert season has arrived, and no matter what particular style of music you want to listen to or performance you are looking for, there will be plenty of events to choose from during the next several months. Most of the series that have become popular staples ...