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Lincoln’s words remain powerful

November 19, 2014 The Civil War was far from over on Nov. 19, 1863, when the dedication ceremonies were held for the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg. more »»

Health the focus behind Smokeout

November 18, 2014 The third Thursday of November is an important day. Yes, it’s a week before Thanksgiving, but most important, it’s the Great American Smokeout. more »»

Let’s see how ‘stupid’ we are

November 17, 2014 Perhaps now the attention that should have been paid in 2010 and 2011 by more than conservatives will be paid. more »»

Eliminate personalities from waste discussions

November 16, 2014 Solid waste has no personality, unless it’s a solid waste program spurned. more »»

United Ways look for area support

November 15, 2014 The Weirton United Way held its first report luncheon of the 2014 campaign Friday, and the organization has started off strong, having already passed the half-way point toward its goal. more »»

Area law enforcers have earned honors

November 14, 2014 Law enforcement agencies throughout our area work around the clock to keep our residents safe. more »»

Eagle expansion a sign of growth

November 13, 2014 Our area is slowly, but surely, starting to see a bit of a turnaround when it comes to growth in our economy. Existing businesses are expanding, adding services and hiring new employees. more »»

Health fair aims to help veterans

November 12, 2014 Area veterans can get some potentially life-saving help on Saturday as the Jefferson County Veterans Service Commission holds its 21st-annual health fair. more »»

Thanks to veterans for standing guard

November 11, 2014 While the military’s mission in Afghanistan is supposed to be winding down and the mission was ended for awhile in Iraq, the work of the United States service man or woman never ends. more »»

Brooke Hills plans good for our area

November 10, 2014 Any chance to enhance our area’s assets, providing us with an opportunity to better provide for our residents or attract new visitors, needs to be taken. more »»

A minority voted in Tuesday’s election

November 9, 2014 A lot of politicians lost their jobs on Tuesday when more than half of the voters stayed away from the poll. more »»

Best option is to work together

November 8, 2014 As Election Day approached came word that the nation’s nuclear force still has problems warranting dismissal of more commander. more »»

Quitting not answer in New Cumberland

November 7, 2014 We would hope two New Cumberland city officials might consider their conduct and reconsider their resignations. more »»

Playoff time has special intensity

November 6, 2014 Fans of high school football know that this weekend’s games will carry a little more intensity. more »»

Remember those who are not as fortunate

November 5, 2014 Thoughts of gathering with family and friends for a feast of turkey, stuffing and all the fixings have entered our minds, as soon we’ll be sitting down for Thanksgiving — one of our country’s... more »»

Steps needed to help homeless students

November 4, 2014 Teachers in many public schools are accustomed to dealing with children from low-income families — sometimes youngsters in great nee. more »»

Make your vote count Tuesday

November 3, 2014 Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots for state and federal representatives and decide the fate of important levies and issues. more »»

Quarantine qualms dilute brave actions

November 2, 2014 Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is taking flak for taking a stand. We commend him because, in the lack of action from Washington, the governor of New Jersey is taking steps to protect his people. more »»

Make sure you check your smoke detectors

November 1, 2014 As you make your way around the house today changing clocks back one hour, remember to check the most important items in the house — smoke detector. more »»

Brooke animal shelter deserves a ‘yes’ vote

October 31, 2014 Brooke County residents are being asked to vote on a new five-year levy to support the operations of the Brooke County Animal Shelter when they head to the polls on Tuesday. more »»

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