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Idea for teen court presented in Wheeling

Local News

WHEELING — Community youth advocates are seeking a teen court program for Ohio County, and they are suggesting a $5 increase in court costs to fund the initiative. Martha Polinsky, project coordinator with the Community Impact Coalition; Brooke County Magistrate Robin Snyder; and Claudia ...

Hotel, casino, racetrack sues sports app provider

Local News

WHEELING — Owners of the Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack are suing the providers of their sports betting app, which has now been off-line for more than two months. Delaware North — under its division Delaware North iGaming — filed suit Thursday in the Court of Chancery for ...

Regional roundup

Local News

Steelworker memorials set for Thursday Steelworkers who lost their lives in area mills will be remembered at separate events on Thursday. The men and women who died while working for the Weirton Steel Corp. will be remembered by USW Local 2911 during a service planned for 9 a.m. at ...

Festival is the cherry on top

Local News

Bobby Pizzoferrato and the Hills Elementary fourth-grade choir sang for the crowd at the Mingo Cherry Blossom Festival. The festival, now in its 12th year, was presented by the Mingo Business Association Wednesday. The event, held at the site of the former Mingo High School and Indian ...

New Cumberland ‘Make It Shine’ Day focuses on Pride Park work

Community

NEW CUMBERLAND — After several years of braving the cold and rain on “Make It Shine” Day, the New Cumberland Community Project volunteers finally had a sunny day for their annual event. Ten local volunteers gathered April 13 at Pride Park in New Cumberland to get the park ready for the ...

Steubenville and Weirton police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Cited: Justin Cowser, 36, 17 Sunny Acres Drive, Wintersville, hit and skip; and driving under suspension, Saturday. Cited: Tamye Knight, 54, 1668 Wilson Ave., driving while suspended and improper display, Saturday. Arrested: Christine Pinnell, 48, Apt. 311, 180 N. Fourth St. ...

Wells Township to consider levy

Local News

BRILLIANT — Wells Township residents are being asked to approve two levies on the May 7 ballot to replace money lost by the devaluation of the Cardinal Power Plant. There are 3-mill levies each for the street department and the police department. Both are for a continuing period of ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Church Relay for Life team plans fundraiser luncheon WINTERSVILLE — The Wintersville United Methodist Church Relay for Life team will be holding a fundraiser luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday in the fellowship hall at the church, located at 701 Main St. All proceeds from the ...