Board discusses Brooke Glass property

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WELLSBURG — The Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle is seeking input from a city board and others about potential uses for the former Brooke Glass property on Sixth Street. Marvin Six and Jacob Keeney, leaders of the BDC, asked the Wellsburg Urban Redevelopment Authority on ...

Port authority takes next step with JSW Steel

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STEUBENVILLE – The Jefferson County Port Authority welcomed two new board members at Wednesday's meeting, with a potential third on the way. Renita Lavender, with human resources and health and wellness at Wal-Mart, and Alan Hall, former director of the Public Library of Steubenville and ...

States report vaccine shortages and cancel appointments

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NEW YORK (AP) — The push to inoculate Americans against the coronavirus is hitting a roadblock: A number of states are reporting they are running out of vaccine, and tens of thousands of people who managed to get appointments for a first dose are seeing them canceled. Karen Stachowiak, a ...

Weirton water board looks to expand membership

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WEIRTON — The structure of the Weirton Area Water Board could soon have some slight alterations, if a request made to City Council is approved. During its meeting Thursday, the board approved a resolution requesting Weirton Council amend provisions of Article 161 of the city’s ordinances ...


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WTOV-TV has signed on as a host sponsor of the Weirton United Way’s 10th “Big Game” Virtual Tailgate Party to take place Feb. 6. In keeping with COVID-19 safety measures, the Tailgate will be held as an online, virtual fundraiser and will feature a drawing of gift baskets, gift cards, ...

Scott Cook named deputy chief of Weirton police

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WEIRTON — The Weirton Police Department has a new deputy chief, following a ceremony held Tuesday. Standing before a group of family, friends and fellow officers, Lt. Scott Cook received the oath of office in the Weirton Room of the Millsop Community Center, officially becoming ...

Helping those in need


On behalf of Wellsburg United Methodist Church, Jerry Simpson presented a $1,000 donation to Brooke County Salvation Army Lt. Gene Hunt to help the organization in aiding local residents in need at Christmas and throughout the year. -- Contributed

Police reports

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Steubenville police Apprehended: Daniel Rayshawn Slater, 37, 730 North Seventh St., Steubenville, wanted by authorities on a felony warrant out of Cuyahoga County, was taken into custody Monday after police spotted him in a vehicle outside a downtown business. Police said Slater was wanted ...

Biden takes the helm as president facing pandemic, divisions

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WASHINGTON — Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, swearing the oath of office just before noon to take the helm of a deeply divided nation while inheriting a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors. Biden's inauguration came ...