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A fond farewell, and good luck

June 18, 2016 This Sunday, the Salvation Army will be saying goodbye to two of its leaders as Majors David and Sue Dewan leave the Northern Panhandle for their newest assignment in Oklahom. more »»

Help keep the Ohio River clean

June 17, 2016 For many years now, volunteers have gathered on the banks of the Ohio River and its tributaries on a Saturday morning in June to pick up debris and trash. more »»

Leadership Weirton grads congratulated

June 16, 2016 For 24 years, the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce has been working to teach area residents more about their communities and encourage them to become leaders in the area. more »»

W.Va.’s economy a big challenge

June 15, 2016 The wrecking of West Virginia’s once-strong coal industry is bad enough for state government’s finances. Likewise, continuing malaise in natural gas drilling has been a proble. more »»

Celebrate our flag

June 14, 2016 On June 14, 1777, nearly a year after the issuance of the Declaration of Independence, the Continental Congress adopted a 13-star, red-white-and-blue flag as the emblem of the new nation, the United... more »»

Spare dogs from death sentences

June 13, 2016 Giving stray dogs, some of which simply wandered away from loving homes, just five days between being received at an animal shelter to being euthanized is unreasonable, unnecessary and just plain... more »»

Care for our elders

June 12, 2016 Wednesday is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and it gives everyone a chance to think about how some of our most vulnerable residents are treate. more »»

Chester may be moving forward

June 11, 2016 Chester officials announced earlier this week the end of a lawsuit between the city’s mayor and members of council, which had been making its way through the court system for much of the last year. more »»

Four years, thousands served

June 10, 2016 The Table of Hope is one of the many, often unsung, success stories of the Weirton community. more »»

Budget stalemate must be broken

June 9, 2016 At first glance, some West Virginians may wonder why the Legislature is not scheduled to resume work on a state budget until Sunday. Gov. more »»

Ali had a lifetime of iconic moments

June 8, 2016 In a lifetime that was filled with iconic moments, it’s nearly impossible to choose one that best captured the life of Muhammad Al. more »»

Continue work on fireworks ordinance

June 7, 2016 Weirton officials are right to worry that a new state law allowing sale of more powerful fireworks than in the past could jeopardize the safety of city residents and businesses. more »»

Honoring those who stood against the odds

June 6, 2016 Today marks the 72nd anniversary of D-Day, and it is appropriate that we honor those who were willing to stand tall against what some considered to be nearly impossible odds to defend our freedoms. more »»

Give life, donate blood

June 5, 2016 Area residents will have an opportunity to help others on June 15. That's when this year's Jefferson County Media Day Blood Drive is scheduled to be held at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. more »»

Take precautions, prevent skin cancer

June 4, 2016 The first hot and sunny week of the summer season should make everyone think of the dangers of skin cancer. more »»

Take a step back with Frontier Days

June 3, 2016 Tri-State Area residents can take a step back in time this weekend during Ohio Valley Frontier Days at Historic Fort Steuben in downtown Steubenville. more »»

Freedom riders set for another trip

June 2, 2016 An annual effort to raise money for scholarships at a local Christian school begins today, and we wish its participants well while also encouraging the community to show its support. more »»

Hotline a new way to get help

June 1, 2016 There are many area residents who have either fought their own battle against drug addiction, or have known someone involved in a battle of their own. more »»

Play it safe in the pool

May 31, 2016 The weather finally has gotten warm, children are out of school and Memorial Day has passed. It is officially pool seaso. more »»

Remember the real reason for today

May 30, 2016 Today is casually considered the start of the summer vacation season. The kids are out of or about to get out of school. The weather has taken a turn for the better. The grills are out in full forc. more »»

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