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Election season really heats up

February 4, 2016 With the victory of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and the narrowly declared win of Hillary Clinton Monday in Iowa’s caucuses, the presidential campaign circus moves on to New Hampshire on Tuesday. more »»

Big game event will help others

February 3, 2016 It’s only a few days before the Super Bowl, the pinnacle of the professional football season, and the Weirton United Way will be observing some of those festivities in its own way. more »»

Spring is just right around the corner

February 2, 2016 Shortly after dawn today, Punxsutawney Phil emerged from his burrow, failed to see his shadow and let the world know that we can expect to have an early sprin. more »»

Edition features area progress

February 1, 2016 As you look through the pages of the first installment of our annual Progress Edition that is inside today’s paper, you will find a quote from Evan Scurti that shows our area is moving in the right... more »»

Caucuses start of long election road

January 31, 2016 Twenty-two weeks before the Super Bowl, 32 NFL teams had a shot. By the end of the first week of games, some were heading down a long road toward elimination. more »»

Lessons learned on the mountain

January 30, 2016 Some people have the philosophy that every day is an adventur. more »»

No pretentions, just solutions

January 29, 2016 “No pretentions, just solutions,” read the headline on an article in this newspaper when Wayne Van Dine retired in May 2003 from a stellar broadcasting career in and around Pittsburgh. more »»

BDC works to improve local business climate

January 28, 2016 The Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle continues to collect important victories when it comes to its many local development projects. more »»

Statistics needed on area schools

January 27, 2016 Closing the academic achievement gap between children from low-income households and their more prosperous classmates is among the biggest challenges facing educators. more »»

Improvements noted at animal shelter

January 26, 2016 Jefferson County residents in 2008 approved a 1.3-mill levy to construct a new county animal shelter. Planners had a vision of a shelter that combined animal care and control. more »»

Weirton hall looks for 2016 nominees

January 25, 2016 Part of what makes any community great is the effort to preserve its history and remember those who have come before, laying the groundwork for our present as we strive to build a futur. more »»

Area United Ways need your help

January 24, 2016 Your help is needed. The campaigns of the United Ways that serve our region are quickly nearing their ends, which means there’s a final push under way to help ensure this year’s goals are met. more »»

Sunday sure to be ‘sparkling’

January 23, 2016 A “sparkling” day awaits those who attend the Sunday’s annual bridal show at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville presented by the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times. more »»

Use common sense when storms near

January 22, 2016 We would hope that Tri-State Area residents know to take prudent steps every winter that would allow them to do well if a big storm does bear down on the region. more »»

Bill will protect victims of violence

January 21, 2016 A bill pending in the Ohio General Assembly would protect victims of domestic violence, and it makes sense. more »»

Standardized test would help W.Va.

January 20, 2016 At long last, West Virginia education officials may be ready to bite the bullet and use a standardized test that will allow the state to compare its schools and students to those in many other states. more »»

Bill could preserve thousands of jobs

January 19, 2016 Celebrations of victories against President Barack Obama’s assault on coal and affordable electricity have tended to be short-lived. more »»

King remembered today

January 18, 2016 Today, Americans of all races and religions mark the observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. more »»

Speech broke very little new ground

January 17, 2016 It was almost embarrassing to listen to President Obama’s final State of the Union address Tuesday night. more »»

Events remember legacy of King

January 16, 2016 Once again, residents of Steubenville and surrounding communities are set to commemorate the life and legacy of the late Martin Luther King Jr. in events scheduled downtown this weekend. more »»

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