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Energy company may build two power plants in Brooke

March 3, 2015 WELLSBURG — A Buffalo-based energy company has announced it may build two gas-fired power plants on more than 100 acres north of the former Wheeling Corrugating Plant in Beech Bottom. more »»

Planners hear rezoning request for hotel

March 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — RSV Inc. plans to sell 5 acres of riverfront property near state Route 7 to a hotel developer and has requested a zoning change to allow the sale of the vacant lot to procee. more »»

Friends remember clerk as gruff with big heart

March 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Linda Porter, the clerk for the Jefferson County commissioners for 42 years, died unexpectedly Saturday. more »»

Netanyahu blasts Iran deal, touts U.S.-Israel ties

March 3, 2015 Associated Press WASHINGTON — Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. more »»

Follansbee discusses paving

March 3, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — While streets and yards are covered with snow and there’s few, if any flowers, to be seen, spring and fall issues were on the minds of City Council Monday. Mayor David Velegol Jr. more »»

Project Bulletproof K-9 event exceeds expectations

March 3, 2015 WEIRTON — The first ever Project Bulletproof K-9 Fundraiser exceeded organizers’ expectations Saturday at the Weirton Moose Lodge 688 on Main Street. more »»

Area school, safety forces to team up

March 3, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Wintersville Elementary School and local law enforcement officials are teaming up to forge positive relationships with kids through a new initiative. more »»

WLU issues no-confidence vote in Capehart

March 3, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — The faculty senate of West Liberty University issued a vote of no confidence Monday in university President Robin Capehart, who is accused of numerous violations of the state Ethic... more »»

Rotary holds 60th Charter Night

March 3, 2015 The Rotary Club of Weirton hosted its 60th Charter Night event Saturday at the Williams Country Club. Present were, from left, Paul Harris Award winners Curt and Joan Lehman; Dr. S. more »»

Regional Roundup

March 3, 2015 Fire causes structural damage COLLIERS — A house at 1586 St. John’s Road suffered structural damage from a fire early today, but no one was harmed by the blaze, said officials. more »»

Wells holds Family Fun Night

March 3, 2015 Pupils at Wells Academy in Steubenville and their parents attempted to keep balloons floating in the air in one of several contests inspired by television’s “Minute to Win It” and overseen by... more »»

March comes in like a lion

March 2, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — March is certainly coming in like a lion, with snow and freezing rain on Sunday and now more freezing rain coming Tuesday morning. more »»

National commander of American Legion makes a stop in Follansbee

March 2, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — The National commander of the American Legion stopped for a meet and greet at the Follansbee American Legion Saturday afternoon. Michael . more »»

Former Ormet plant could become a new steel mill

March 2, 2015 HANNIBAL — New steel billets soon may roll out of the former Ormet Corp. aluminum smelter, according to new property owner Eric J. more »»

Murder case going to grand jury

March 2, 2015 WELLSBURG — Court officials and prosecutors in Brooke County continue working to resolve four active murder cases in the count. more »»

Officials brainstorm ideas for Utica Shale Academy

March 2, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Officials from education and industry met on Wednesday to brainstorm ideas for the Utica Shale Academy on how to better prepare students for the oil and gas field. more »»

Edison community walking in ‘Victory for Vickie’

March 2, 2015 HAMMONDSVILLE —Members of the Edison Local School District and community will lace up their sneakers this weekend and walk in solidarity for one of their ow. more »»

Dillonvale discusses electricity program

March 2, 2015 DILLONVALE — Information concerning the opt-out electricity aggregation program for Dillonvale residents and certain businesses in the buying group was presented at Village Council’s February... more »»

JVS students attending HOSA conference

March 2, 2015 BLOOMINGDALE — Seventeen students from the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School will head to Columbus this month and put their skills to the test during the the state Health Occupation Student... more »»

Regional Roundup

March 2, 2015 Brilliant man killed in crash WASHINGTON, Pa. — Washington County Police responded to a fatal car accident Sunday involving a Brilliant man shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday. more »»

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