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Showing some holiday love

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — On Thursday, many people will be showered with love and gifted items such as candy, flowers, and jewelry for Valentine’s Day. But other other people will mark the occasion in other ways. Sarah Coffield of St. Clairsville said that while she does not have a Valentine ...

Choose wisely when selecting Valentine gifts

As the clock ticks down to Valentine’s Day, the pressure is on to find the ideal gift. While some sweethearts may provided some clues to help with Valentine’s Day shopping, many gift-givers are on their own. The National Retail Federation predicts that, in 2019, shoppers may match ...

NORMAN GREIG

Norman A. Greig, Jr., 91, of St. Clairsville, OH died Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 at Wheeling Hospital. He was born June 23, 1927 in Wheeling, WV a son of the late Norman A. and Dorothy Stanton Greig, Sr. Norman was the owner/operator of Washington Mould Company, a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII, an avid ...

Home and Garden Show

Photo by Alex Meyer Planners for the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce Home and Garden Show, Mary Fahey, left, and Mary Satterfield, right, stand by a display celebrating the 50th anniversy of the event. The free event, which began Friday afternoon, will continue through Saturday, 10 a.m. to ...

Track seeking satellite location

WHEELING – Legislation that would allow Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack to establish a second gambling location in Ohio County is out of the starting gate in Charleston. Delegate Erikka Storch, R-Ohio, on Thursday introduced House Bill 2901, which would allow licensed casinos with ...

Meniere’s Disease sufferer credits Wheeling Hospital

WHEELING, W.Va. - While Robert Tomer’s battle with Meniere’s Disease is still being fought, the relief he was been able to attain through physical therapy at Wheeling Hospital has been life-changing. Meniere’s Disease is a disorder of the inner ear that can lead to dizzy spells, or ...

K-9 units visit Buckeye North

BRILLIANT-Buckeye North Elementary has gone to the dogs as K-9 units from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and Ohio State Highway Patrol visited the school on Feb. 6. Deputy Reese Thompson and Sgt. Chris Vinci of JCSO joined OSHP Trooper Scott Bayless of the Cambridge Unit and JCSO ...

Antero Donates $7,700 to support Monroe County Emergency Services

Woodsfield, OH- Antero Resources donated $7,700 to Monroe County Emergency Management Agency officials today to support continued operations of the county’s public alert communications system. The technology, Everbridge All Call System, which Antero has supported since installation in 2015, ...

Unique ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is an opportunity for couples to celebrate their love for each other, whether their relationship is relatively new or has endured through many years. The National Retail Federation estimates that Americans are expected to spend close to $20 billion on Valentine’s Day this ...

Bowerston Volunteer Fire Department

Photo provided This week, the Bowerston Volunteer Fire Department in Harrison County a new ambulance in service. It was built by Osage and equipped by Myers equipment. The Bowerston Volunteer Fire Department thanks the Harrison county commissioners for providing the funding and sales ...

Carpenters help soup kitchen

WHEELING — Local union carpenters have come together to build hope in those in need of food this winter season. This week, members of the Keystone Mountain Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters and Project BEST teamed up to collect and deliver food items to the Soup Kitchen of Greater ...

Help prevent teen dating violence

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — February is nationally recognized as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month — a time when people around the nation participate in activities that promote education and awareness about teen dating abuse. According to the Mental Health and Recovery Board ...

Man arrested after waving gun in McDonald’s parking lot

MORRISTOWN -- Belmont County Sheriff's Department deputies arrested a man Thursday afternoon after he allegedly waved a gun at them and others in the McDonald's parking lot in Morristown. According to published reports, the man pulled into the lot and waved a gun at a some people walking to ...

Belmont, Monroe and Harrison counties put on a flood watch

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Flooding could potentially occur in the Ohio Valley again as many counties have been placed under a flood watch that was set to remain in effect until Friday. Local counties in Ohio that were subject to a flood watch late Wednesday included Belmont, Monroe and Harrison. ...

Bellaire Middle School releases honor roll

∫ Principal’s List Fifth grade Gavin Alloway Scott Balsei Stephen Bell Hailee Bennett Colson Bennington Gwennelyn Brown Tyrese Burch-Galloway Tegan Corbett Dane D’Aquila Aubriel Dodds Carli Farmer Robert Haney Baylee Hornbeck Savannah Kanyuch Adrianna ...

Martins Ferry water outage expected to be resolved Friday afternoon

MARTINS FERRY — Water service is expected to be restored late Friday afternoon to some local residents who live outside of Martins Ferry. Pam Nolen, secretary at the Belmont County Water and Sewer District, said three different waterline breaks have occurred in the past few days, leaving ...

New Year, New You

MARTINS FERRY — The year is still fairly new, and that means there are plenty of days left to check items off that to-do list, stop an unhealthy habit or even work on getting closer to God. Many people may have started and even stopped working on their New Year’s resolutions by now, but ...

Tank removal opens way for development in Jefferson County

STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County has the state record so far for the most gasoline tanks removed from one site under a state grant program. The Jefferson County Port Authority contacted the Ohio Development Services Agency on behalf of the Ohio Motor Group concerning gasoline tanks buried on ...

Two arrested for drug trafficking

WOODSFIELD — Two people remain in custody on drug charges following arrests that began with a traffic stop in Monroe County. On Jan. 17, the Monroe County sheriff’s deputies and Woodsfield police officers made a traffic stop on Ohio 800 in Woodsfield. During the traffic stop, Phillip ...

WVNCC brings $233.5M in added income

WHEELING — A new economic study shows West Virginia Northern Community College generates a total annual impact of $233.5 million in added income to the region. In turn, the $233.5 million supports 2,955 regional jobs, the independent study found. Data from 2016-17 was used in the ...