AHEPA honors Weirton native, supreme president

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WEIRTON — The Order of AHEPA Hancock Chapter 103 welcomed back one of its own May 25 when it honored Weirton native and AHEPA Supreme President George E. Loucas during a testimonial dinner. Loucas, who lives in the Cleveland area with his wife, Sandra, and their two children, is the son of ...

Officials react to Bloomberg’s stance on coal

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PARKERSBURG — A former New York City mayor’s pledge to spend $500 million on the Beyond Carbon initiative would be better spent on research into cleaner-burning fuels, a West Virginia congressman said Tuesday. Michael Bloomberg said on June 7 he’ll spend the half billion dollars on the ...

Merrick honored as a ‘light of the valley’

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WHEELING — The Chambers YMCA Light of the Valley honoree for 2019, Dr. Gregory Merrick, knows the value of keeping fit and educating the public on health issues. A renowned urologic oncologist, Merrick is director of Wheeling Hospital’s Schiffler Cancer Center. He has been selected as ...

Area company fined for explosion

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HOUSTON, Pa. — The federal Department of Labor intends to fine a Marathon Petroleum Corp. subsidiary and a West Virginia company tens of thousands of dollars each for failing to follow safety procedures and other violations at the MarkWest Houston natural gas processing plant, where a fire ...

Regional roundup

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Thursday concert rescheduled STEUBENVILLE — The wet and chilly weather that hit our region forced the postponement of Thursday’s concert at the Berkman Amphitheater featuring the Vince Villanova Big Band with Bob Morelli. The performance has been rescheduled for Aug. 15. Music at ...

Food, fun at festival

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STEUBENVILLE — Kira Halkias said there’s a lot that can go wrong when you’re building baklava sundaes in a booth at a street festival. “The key is the baklava you use,” the 10-year-old said Wednesday, Day 2 of the Holy Trinity Greek Festival in Steubenville. “If you don’t put ...

Medallion presentation


Lou Holtz presented Linda Laneve Wickstrom with a medallion at Monday’s Lou Holtz/Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame induction banquet when the Frank and Mildred Laneve Family of Newell received the 2019 Heritage Family Award. The presentation took place at St. Florian Event Center in Wintersville.

Police reports

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Brooke County Arrested: Mark A Galiano Jr., 19, 154 Putney Ridge Road, Colliers, DUI, June 4. Arrested: Debora A. Hendershot, 60, 40 Walker Manor Drive, Colliers, driving with revoked license and expired MUI, June 5. Arrested: Gunner J. Elliot, 26, 1598 A Washington Pike, Wellsburg, ...