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Wild Cherry bids farewell at Hoodstock in Wheeling

August 3, 2015 WHEELING — Tossing their hair, singing with all their might and playing their music loudly, Mingo Junction family band Spinning Jenny rocked the music enthusiasts of the Ohio Valley at this year’s... more »»

Kordella set to take reins as Toronto band director

August 3, 2015 By MARK J. MILLER Staff writer TORONTO — Kara Kordella said she knows she’s filling the shoes of a Gem City legend after being named director of the city junior/senior high school marching band. more »»

Wellsburg volunteers, city make park improvements

August 3, 2015 WELLSBURG — Longtime Wellsburg residents remember the city’s 4th Ward Park as a place where children would spend much of the day. more »»

Wheeling to host conference

August 3, 2015 WHEELING — The eyes of the state will be on Wheeling this week as hundreds of city officials from Newell to Bluefield come to town for the West Virginia Municipal League’s annual summer conference. more »»

Annual ‘Off the Beaten Path’ tour planned

August 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Area residents can reserve a place for the annual “Off the Beaten Path” tour through Jefferson County coordinated by the Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District. more »»

Regional Roundup

August 3, 2015 County land bank board to meet STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Land Reutilization Corp. (land bank) will meet at 1:30 p.m. more »»

Music, food part of celebration

August 2, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Dawud Abdullah said other ethnic groups have festivals to showcase their culture so the African-American Heritage Festival at the North End ball field provided those attending a chanc... more »»

Church offering up a ‘peachy’ fundraising event

August 2, 2015 WEIRTON — The St. Thomas Episcopal Church will serve up peach shortcakes with all the trimmings and an assortment of hot foods at the 52nd annual Peach Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. more »»

Fatality reported in Jefferson County ATV accident

August 2, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A 15-year-old girl from Minerva was killed in a accident on Saturday afternoon involving a multi-passenger ATV on Brush Creek Township Road 299, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s... more »»

Chester VFD to hold second street fair

August 2, 2015 CHESTER — If at first you succeed, do it again. The Chester Volunteer Fire Department is following up its 2014 centennial celebration with a street fair planned Tuesday through Saturday. more »»

Gas production soars, triples in two-year period

August 2, 2015 WHEELING — The Marcellus and Utica shale natural gas fields continue sizzling in the Northern Panhandle, as West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey statistics show drillers pumped nearly three... more »»

Custom-designed organ draws national attention

August 2, 2015 WHEELING — Installation of the custom-designed Marshall & Ogletree Opus Ten organ at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Wheeling is attracting national attention. more »»

Brad Paisley, Jessica Lynch to help Capitol Theatre

August 2, 2015 WHEELING — The Honky Tonk Sweethearts will present “A Homecoming Christmas” show at the Capitol Theatre on e Labishak, the singing group’s founding member, said this year’s show again will honor... more »»

W.Va. churches urged to observe, support Day of Hope

August 2, 2015 WHEELING — Bishops and other religious leaders are calling on West Virginia churches and ministries to observe a “Day of Hope” to encourage substance-free lifestyles, emphasize prevention and... more »»

Wintersville man taken into custody

August 2, 2015 McMECHEN — A weeklong investigation into an attempted child abduction resulted in the arrest of a Wintersville man. more »»

‘Sew’ long, quilts

August 2, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Gloria Kotur loves quilting and loves her church, Two Ridges Presbyterian in Wintersville, that she’s been a member of since the 1960s. more »»

Water line project to begin on Monday

August 1, 2015 STEUBENVILLE —The barricades will go up early Monday morning as the long awaited Lauretta Drive water line replacement project will start at 7 a.m. more »»

Good food at the African-American Heritage Festival

August 1, 2015 People walked around the food booths on Friday evening at the African-American Heritage Festival at the North End ball field on North Seventh Street. more »»

Advice for youth workers

August 1, 2015 State Sen. more »»

Trinity Home Health Services opens in Follansbee

August 1, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — A variety of home health services will be available to West Virginians with the opening of Trinity Health System Home Health Services at 753 Main St. more »»

Volunteers from YouthWorks make a difference in Toronto

August 1, 2015 TORONTO — From scraping and painting to waterproofing the outer deck, the Toronto First Baptist Church has gotten a facelift this summer, thanks to volunteer youth from YouthWorks. more »»


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