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TSA misses point in response to error

August 12, 2014 As Washington, D.C., resident Justin Gray was trying to board an airliner in Orlando, Fla., earlier this summer, a Transportation Safety Administration agent asked him for some identification. more »»

West End church finds a new life

August 11, 2014 When parishes were closed or consolidated a few years ago in Steubenville, there was an uproar, largely centering around the ethnocentric parishes downtown. more »»

Fair remains an area institution

August 10, 2014 There are not many institutions that have taken place for more than a century. But, Jefferson County gets to enjoy the 143rd edition of the Jefferson County Fair beginning Monda. more »»

Weirton welcomes new school building

August 9, 2014 Last spring saw the end of an era with the closing of Weirton Heights, Liberty and Broadview elementary schools. more »»

Peach festival keeps anual tradition alive

August 8, 2014 An annual tradition will be renewed in Weirton Saturday, and it means area residents are sure to have a “peachy” time. St. more »»

Parissi, Wild Cherry will rock in Mingo

August 7, 2014 Mingo Junction will again get a little “funky” this weekend as village native Rob Parissi reunites with his band Wild Cherry for the first time in 36 years for a special concert, which will be a... more »»

No easy answers to transportation

August 6, 2014 While Americans are quick to decry the do-nothing Congress or the president who is at loggerheads with the will of the people, there is evidence that at least with one major issue the federal... more »»

EPA threat becomes much more obvious

August 5, 2014 From farmers in Missouri to poor families in Colorado and Georgia, tens of millions of Americans are beginning to awaken to the fact they have something in common with coal miners in Appalachia:... more »»

Area benefits from work done at airport

August 4, 2014 Work is finally complete on the runway extension project at the Jefferson County Airpark and now officials can concentrate on increasing the number of landings there that hopefully will lead to... more »»

Urban Mission set to help students

August 3, 2014 We are using this space today to make a request that you may not have expected to see until, say, early November. more »»

Plenty to do before August hits its end

August 2, 2014 In a few short weeks, area classrooms will be filled with anxious children and cooler days and nights will prevail. more »»

Derby a chance for area to shine

August 1, 2014 At around 5:45 p.m. more »»

Ohio finally holds official accountable

July 31, 2014 Ohio officials have done something unusual — perhaps even precedent-setting — about wrongdoing by public officials. They are holding a man accountable for criminal misdeeds. more »»

Patience needed around road work

July 30, 2014 It has been a long summer for motorists whose daily commute includes the portion of U.S. Route 22 near Weirton. more »»

Hearings a chance to support coal

July 29, 2014 During their “listening tour” of the country several months ago, Environmental Protection Agency officials claimed they wanted a cross-section of Americans’ opinions about proposed new rules that... more »»

Ohio State band lacked a leader

July 28, 2014 Nudge-nudge, wink-wink, eh? It’s a politically incorrect sexual-innuendo-filled Monty Python sketch that is funny on stage but completely unacceptable when it’s not comedy but part of the daily... more »»

Football’s back with OVAC game

July 27, 2014 If you’re a fan of high school football, today will certainly serve as a preview of what’s coming in just a few weeks. more »»

Demand for blood never goes away

July 26, 2014 Whether contemplating going shopping for back-to-school supplies or deciding which community pool to visit in the waning days of summer, we ask that you also give some thought to doing something... more »»

Denmark was link to our area’s past

July 25, 2014 With the passing of Meyer Denmark in Florida, a name linking the merchant community of Steubenville and Weirton with the past has died. Denmark was 93 when he died July 17. more »»

Obamacare still very murky law

July 24, 2014 When is a “state” not a “state”? When it is a word used to describe health care tax credits in the Obamacare law, which remains ambiguous depending upon which side of the political aisle one’s judge... more »»

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