Car fire

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A car caught fire on eastbound U.S. Route 22, between Broadacre and Bloomingdale, around 7:11 a.m. on Monday, causing the highway to be closed for about 15 to 20 minutes, the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported. A trooper said the driver was experiencing mechanical problems and pulled over to ...

April 5-7 is set aside for Oglebay’s Antique Show

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WHEELING — Wilson Lodge in Oglebay in Wheeling will be transformed into an antiques marketplace April 5-7 as Oglebay Institute presents its 65th-annual Antiques Show and Sale. This annual event is the largest and longest running antiques show in West Virginia and among the oldest shows ...

Night at the Races returns

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From staff reports WHEELING — The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley’s annual Night at the Races fundraiser will be held from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack. Guests are invited to enjoy a night of dinner, racing and blackjack to help support ...

WVNCC to host career, transfer fair in Wheeling

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WHEELING — West Virginia Northern Community College will host a Career and Transfer Fair on its Wheeling Campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 4. The event is free and open to anyone seeking employment. It will also provide information to WVNCC students who want to transfer to a four-year ...

E. Gordon Gee makes stop at Weirton Madonna

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WEIRTON — As “Country Roads” played in the gymnasium, students from Weirton Madonna High School welcomed E. Gordon Gee, president of West Virginia University, Thursday as part of a day of special activities. Gee was introduced by Thaiddeus “Ted” Dillie, a Madonna graduate who is ...

Spirit of Community is awarded to a Weirton St. Joseph pupil

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WEIRTON — Faculty, pupils and special guests gathered at St. Joseph the Worker Grade School Friday afternoon to honor the spirit of volunteerism inspired by one area youth. In February, Chloe Orecchio, 11, was selected as one of West Virginia’s two honorees of the Prudential Spirit of ...

Marriage applications

Daily Happenings

The following marriage applications were filed in Jefferson County: Ted Alan Davis and Michelle Renee Timcho, both of Toronto. Nickolas William Gooderl and Bryanna Jo Grimm, both of East Springfield. Richard Jason Shroades of Chester and Joanna Lynn Cecil of Steubenville.

Zoning board to decide on landlord variance request

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STEUBENVILLE — A landlord who forgot to renew his rental registration is asking the city’s Board of Zoning Appeals to give him a variance so he can continue to lease his residential properties out. David Clarke, owner of buildings at 532 Arden and 1117 Wellesley, said the renewal “fell ...

Lions clubs seek members


STEUBENVILLE — The Zone 8 Lions meeting held recently at Scaffidi’s Restaurant in Steubenville attracted 20 Lions from clubs in Brilliant, Mingo Junction, Richmond and Toronto. Bill Snyder, Zone 8 chairman and president of the Mingo Lions Club, conducted the meeting after the dinner. ...