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Speech contest a learning tool

April 8, 2015 Recently, several sixth-graders in Brooke and Hancock counties honed their public speaking skills, with the best orator title on the line. We applaud the Hancock County School District, as well as St. more »»

We all can prevent abuse of children

April 7, 2015 April is national Child Abuse Prevention Month, and it is only fitting that Jefferson County residents pay extra attention to the messages delivered during the month. more »»

Opening Day still time for optimism

April 6, 2015 Opening Day. When you look at it from a clinical point of view, it’s just the first of 162 Major League Baseball contests that will be played between now and the end of Septembe. more »»

We remember spirit of hope on Easter

April 5, 2015 Some 2,000 years ago, an itinerant preacher in the Middle East was crucified for, as his executioners put it, claiming to be a king. There was no immediate worldwide news coverage of the even. more »»

Go vote and make your voice heard

April 4, 2015 Participation in an election is a privilege and responsibility of all citizens in every community across our nation. more »»

Oak Glen baseball actions troubling

April 3, 2015 There are many lessons to be learned from an incident in North Carolina earlier this week involving members of the Oak Glen High School baseball tea. more »»

Keeping area clean falls on everyone

April 2, 2015 There has been a dust-up, pun intended, about the amount of cinders covering the new sidewalks along Pennsylvania Avenue in Weirton. more »»

Changes needed at Weston facility

April 1, 2015 West Virginia lacks a mental health evaluation and treatment facility secure enough to ensure people accused of violent crimes cannot walk away. more »»

Put safety first in construction zones

March 31, 2015 Orange barrels are starting to pop up around the area as the summer road construction season begins. more »»

Programs help feed area’s young people

March 30, 2015 Another outpouring of concern and caring ways has appeared in the Ohio Valley, and we’re very impressed and thankful. more »»

Agriculture would benefit from deal

March 29, 2015 Trade Promotion Authority, better known as “fast-track” for trade agreements, has been a part of the American landscape since Franklin Delano Roosevelt. more »»

Science program looks to the future

March 28, 2015 In recent years, more emphasis has been put on the sciences and mathematics in our schools as our technology becomes more advanced and the fields begin to have more importance in our daily lives. more »»

Toronto will miss Mayor John Geddis

March 27, 2015 Toronto lost one of its leading citizens and a strong advocate for the city when Mayor John Geddis died on March 12 at the age of 67. more »»

Weirton chamber helps businesses

March 26, 2015 Officials with the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce acknowledge they would be nowhere without the support of the organization’s membership. more »»

Cruz candidacy opens discussion

March 25, 2015 Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is a human third-rail in American politics, a man whose presence can create a shock value all its own. more »»

Mandel efforts help Ohioans stay informed

March 24, 2015 Many states — and the federal government, for that matter — could learn a thing or two about the transparency to which they pay so much lip service, simply by taking a page out of the Ohio... more »»

Gala helps support health center efforts

March 23, 2015 Planning for the Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center’s fundraising gala are in full swing, with the event set for April 26 and once again we’re hoping Tri-State Area residents will continue... more »»

Weirton hall honors community leaders

March 22, 2015 The Weirton Hall of Fame will be adding five residents to its roll this year, with the induction of the Class of 2015 on May 3. more »»

Month shines light on our similarities

March 21, 2015 March is Developmental Disabilities Month in Jefferson County. The theme this year is “Can Do, Like you. more »»

Early voting chance to make your choice

March 20, 2015 Every election is important, and should be seen as such by the voter. more »»

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