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Low prices don’t halt gas production

April 18, 2016 WHEELING — Corky DeMarco said West Virginia Marcellus and Utica shale drillers now stretch horizontal shafts more than two miles from the point of their well sites, a factor he believes contributes... more »»

Study: High levels of chemicals found downstream from W.Va. injection well

April 18, 2016 WHEELING — Researchers from the University of Missouri and Duke University say they found high levels of chemicals downstream from a West Virginia fracking wastewater disposal site, but industry... more »»

Bruce Wiegmann is NASA ‘gearhead’

April 18, 2016 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Growing up in Weirton in the 1960s, Bruce Wiegmann never could have imagined a life that didn’t revolve around the area’s booming steel mill. more »»

Brooke to present ‘How to Succeed in Business’

April 18, 2016 WELLSBURG — The Brooke High School Fine Arts department will present the musical comedy “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. more »»

Tulips in bloom at Oglebay Park

April 18, 2016 WHEELING — Spring has finally arrived at the Bissonette Gardens and surrounding area at Oglebay Park this week as the thousands of tulip bulbs that were planted last fall are providing visitors with... more »»

Fun at the park

April 18, 2016 Robbie Woolley, 6, and his sister, Doedee Woolley, 4, of Chester, take advantage of the warm temperatures Saturday afternoon to play at the Chester City Park playground. more »»

Trump campaign office opens in Wheeling

April 18, 2016 WHEELING — Organizers opened the East Wheeling campaign office for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump Saturday, despite some changes in the office’s organizatio. more »»

Dem governor hopefuls clash

April 17, 2016 CHARLESTON, W.Va. more »»

Weirton Council holds off on budget revisions

April 17, 2016 WEIRTON — Weirton Council, during its Monday meeting, opted to hold off on making a revision to its 2015-2016 fiscal budget, which officials had said was primarily to address the costs of insurance... more »»

City utility bill changes are coming

April 17, 2016 WEIRTON — Utility customers of the City of Weirton will soon see some changes in the way they are bille. more »»

Speaker Series guests bring excitement to the community

April 17, 2016 STEUBENVILLE – One of the many things that has helped to drive the success of the Herald-Star Speaker Series has been the quality lineup of speakers who have played significant roles in the events o... more »»

Trump campaign comes to East Wheeling

April 17, 2016 WHEELING — Grassroots organizers view West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle as promising for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, as they prepare to open an East Wheeling campaign... more »»

UW planning annual Fashion Show

April 17, 2016 The Weirton United Way is preparing for its annual Fashion Show, set for 2 p.m. May 15 at the Serbian-American Cultural Center. Tickets are $30, and include dinner. more »»

Mielke seeks post of family court judge

April 17, 2016 WEIRTON — Wellsburg attorney Wayne Mielke has announced his candidacy for family court judge in the 1st Judicial Circuit. more »»

Chamber plans Golf Scramble

April 17, 2016 Walter Ruszkowski spoke to members of the Rotary Club of Weirton Heights Tuesday concerning the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce’s new Christmas in July Golf Scramble, to be held July 25 at... more »»

Wheeling Jesuit to ‘Celebrate Appalachia’

April 17, 2016 WHEELING — Centering the celebration around Earth Day 2016, Wheeling Jesuit University’s Appalachian Institute will present its annual “Celebrate Appalachia” this week. more »»

Steubenville has tentative agreement for full-time police prosecutor

April 17, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — City Manager Jim Mavromatis said Tuesday night he has a tentative agreement with Jefferson County Prosecutor Jane Hanlin and the county commissioners to help fund a full-time police... more »»

West Virginia Church grant aids Spectrum Center

April 17, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Funding from a West Virginia church is helping the Jefferson County Regional Spectrum Center set its sights on climbing equipment to help special needs children. more »»

Still ‘A.L.I.V.E.’ at 35

April 17, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — A lot of walls have been torn down in the 35-year history of the A.L.I.V.E. domestic violence shelter. The house serving as the A.L.I.V.E. more »»

Water distribution project advancing

April 16, 2016 WEIRTON — The Weirton Area Water Board is getting closer to bid out a project which would upgrade a portion of the city's water distribution system. more »»

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