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Take precautions in summer heat

July 29, 2016 Predictions of a hot summer are coming true with temperatures exceeding 90 degrees being recorded several times during the past week. more »»

Energy Express a plus for area

July 28, 2016 Energy Express continues to show its success, providing learning opportunities to area youth while on their summer breaks in an effort to assist in their education. more »»

This election cycle is proving unusual

July 27, 2016 If the nomination of Donald Trump and the insurgency of Bernie Sanders didn’t already prove this is a most unusual election season, perhaps this will: The Teamsters union has endorsed Sen. more »»

Cleveland was not hit with fireworks

July 26, 2016 Remember the lead-up to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland? For weeks before it opened, there was speculation about violent demonstrations and confrontations among competing protesters... more »»

Weirton takes steps over pension issue

July 25, 2016 The city of Weirton is moving forward with a series of plans officials hope will help to solve its growing pension problems for the city’s police and fire departments. more »»

Questions now beyond stats

July 24, 2016 While there has been commentary about the speech being “dark,” or too long, what was telling about the reaction to Donald Trump’s GOP nominee acceptance speech was something that isn’t being shouted... more »»

OVAC game starts countdown to season

July 23, 2016 Bragging rights will certainly be on the line this evening when the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference holds it’s 71st Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Charity Classic game. more »»

Event remembers life cut too short

July 22, 2016 Family, friends any maybe some people who never knew him will gather Saturday to celebrate the birthday of Lee Alexander Wes. more »»

Area playing big role in flood relief

July 21, 2016 All of the donations from the local area, and service time donated by local citizens, is capped with knowing that one of the local emergency services leaders of our area is considered vital to the... more »»

Weirton water project will be plus for the city

July 20, 2016 A water project years in the making is finally within reach in Weirton. more »»

Latest violence speaks of insanity

July 19, 2016 Adopting the Old Testament eye-for-an-eye reaction to violence accomplishes nothing except, perhaps, to leave everyone involved blind. more »»

Trail plan good for Steubenville

July 18, 2016 On any given good-weather day, hundreds of people use the biking and walking trail that runs between Wellsburg and Wheeling. Now Steubenville wants to offer the same amenity to its residents. more »»

Convention should be very interesting

July 17, 2016 What’s about to happen politically in Cleveland isn’t so unprecedented. more »»

Sometimes truth can be hard to find

July 16, 2016 One of the many scars left from the Steubenville rape case was the social media attack that alleged there had been a cover-up. more »»

25-Year Club Picnic has a long tradition

July 15, 2016 The Weirton Steel 25-Year Club Picnic is taking place Saturday, bringing with it a local tradition that can be traced to generations of Weirton area steelworkers. more »»

Time to tell us who knew what when

July 14, 2016 Republicans in the House of Representatives were correct in asking for another Justice Department probe of Hillary Clinton, this time to see if the former secretary of state lied to Congress. more »»

Jamboree keeps tradition going

July 13, 2016 We’re not sure that many of the people who attended the first Jamboree in the Hills event in 1977 would ever have imagined how the event has grown. more »»

Charter crackdown a good first step

July 12, 2016 Imagine reading that during a two-year period, 14 schools in Ohio were closed because they were not doing a good enough job for students. Shocking, right? Believe it. more »»

Time to reinforce law concerning VA

July 11, 2016 One reason so many bureaucrats get away with murder is that the government so often does nothing more than slap them on the wrists, if even that. more »»

Jupiter mission is science at its best

July 10, 2016 Jupiter has held man’s attention since the gas giant was first seen in a telescope. more »»

Play it safe when you’re on the water

July 9, 2016 With summer in full swing, many people are taking a boat to the river or lake to enjoy a day on the water. But that relaxing day can turn tragic if the principles of safe boating aren’t remembered. more »»


Healing Mother Earth 8th Annual Native A August 5, 2016

Healing Mother Earth 8th Annual Native American Powwow The United Eastern Lenape Nation is proud to present their 8th annual Healing Mother Earth Native American Powwow August 5-7, 2016! We have dancing, drums, native crafts, vendors, storytelling and so much more! Fischer’s Pine Lake 3796... more »

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What the world needs now is Dr. King and RFK

July 11, 2016 Sometimes, right in the middle of Mass, God puts thoughts in my head that I have to get to write down as soon as I get home or I'll burst. The thought was one number. 1968. April 4, 1968, The Rev. more »

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