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Ogden classic packet pickup moves

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WHEELING — The 42nd running of the Ogden Half Marathon Classic will take on a true “River City” feel this year, as River City Restaurant will serve as host for many of the race-related events. First, on May 25, race registration and packet pickup for those who registered in advance for ...

House demolished after safety concerns raised

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WEIRTON — A house ordered razed because of the danger of its collapse over a nearby hillside has been demolished. The property at 209 Culler Road was among several discussed Wednesday by the city’s Building Enforcement Agency. Code Official Matt Burskey reported the house, owned by ...

Quick takes

Business

STORES HONORED: General managers of two area J.C. Penney locations have received the company’s Founder’s Award. Mark Phillip Lewis of the Fort Steuben Mall location and Conrad Bufalini of the Summit Square location in Calcutta were among the 90 store leaders who were honored April 5 at ...

Search for orchestra director reaches crescendo

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WHEELING — The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra has winnowed the field to four candidates to replace outgoing Music Director Andre Raphel. They are Timothy Hankewich of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Andres Franco of Pittsburgh; Silas Huff of Boulder, Colo.; and John Devlin of Washington, D.C. Paul T. ...

Horzempa named West Virginia professor of the year

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WEST LIBERTY — Officials with the Faculty Merit Foundation announced that West Liberty University associate professor Joseph Horzempa has been selected for the 2017 professor of the year award. The Foundation presented the award during a recent banquet held in the Great Hall of the ...

Real estate transfers

Business

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: JD Home Management LLC to Larry Cutri, lot 16, Keagler Estates. Cathie Shultz to Jeff Peterson, lot 22, Joshua Moores Subdivision. David Good to Kyle Moffit, lot 56, Stuart Manor. Jeffrey Baker (deceased) to ...

Sisters of St. Joseph to mark 165 years in Wheeling

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WHEELING — It’s been 165 years since four brave nuns stepped ashore in Wheeling, having traveled by flatbottom boat to their new home and adventure in a town that was not so friendly to them at first sight. The West Virginia Auxiliary of the Congregation of St. Joseph will celebrate and ...

National Library Week upon us

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National Library Week is celebrated each April to honor America’s libraries and librarians and the contribution that both make to society. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the event developed by the American Library Association. It coincided with Ohio’s Legislative Day held each ...

Never to be forgotten

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WELLSBURG — The American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Museum and Education Center is said to have the nation’s largest collection of photos, written recollections and other items related to the experiences of the men who fought against the Japanese invasion of the Philippine ...

Mourners line up to pay their final respects to Barbara Bush

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HOUSTON (AP) — A spray of flowers covered the closed silver casket of former first lady Barbara Bush in the sanctuary of the Houston church as hundreds of mourners began arriving Friday to pay their final respects. People waited in line hours early for security screening before boarding ...