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Temporary parking meter reader working Ferry streets

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MARTINS FERRY — If you haven’t received a ticket already, beware: The city of Martins Ferry once again has a temporary parking meter reader working the downtown area. Service Director Scott Porter said city employee Bobbie George is working the light duty job while recovering from an arm ...

Crowds await Trump’s visit

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Photo by Scott McCloskey Hundreds of supporters line the streets of Wheeling on Saturday afternoon waiting for the opportunity to hear President Donald Trump speak at WesBanco Arena. Trump was scheduled to stump for West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, who is the Republican ...

Crowds await Trump’s visit

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Photo by Heather Ziegler Protesters and supporters clash outside WesBanco Arena in Wheeling as they await the arrival of President Donald Trump on Saturday. Georgia Tamlosis of Wheeling, right, holds a sign stating “Make America Think Again” while an unidentified Trump supporter holds a ...

Two church closings will leave void in community

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NEFFS-- Two churches that have served Cathloic residents of local communities for decades will conclude their service in the coming week. Sacred Heart Church in Neffs is a part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Steubenville that has been around for more than 100 years. It is scheduled to close ...

St. C. board member named ‘Outstanding’

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Michael A. Fador from St. Clairsville-Richland City School District and Belmont-Harrison Career Center in St. Clairsville recently received the Outstanding School Board Member award. The award was given at the Ohio School Boards Association’s Southeast Region Fall ...

Trump in Wheeling: Speech Concludes at WesBanco Arena

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All times EDT At 8:43 p.m., Trump concludes remarks at WesBanco Arena with the words, "Thank you, West Virginia, thank you." At 8:41 p.m., Trump: "The revolution that you began in 2016 ... it's far from over. It's only just beginning." At 8:38 p.m., Trump: "Now you have a president who is ...

Awaiting Trump: At the Wheeling-Ohio County Airport

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WHEELING -- A crowd gathered Saturday afternoon at the Wheeling-Ohio County Airport as people awaited President Donald Trump's arrival. Air Force One is expected to land at the airport between 5-7 p.m. today. The President's motorcade then will make its way to downtown Wheeling, where Trump is ...

Hundreds in Line Already to See President Trump

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WHEELING – Downtown Wheeling had taken on a festival atmosphere as hundreds of people have gathered already on Main Street as they await tonight’s appearance of President Donald Trump. The President is slated to speak at 7 p.m. at WesBanco Arena as he stumps for West Virginia Attorney ...

Festival-goers from near and far find fun in Barnesville

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BETHESDA — The Barnesville Pumpkin Festival enjoyed heavy traffic during the good weather Friday, when people from near and far — long-time attendees and newcomers — converged on the Ohio village. “I know of people who have moved to Florida and don’t come back for Christmas but come ...

Mazeroski withdraws from District 96 race

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STEUBENVILLE — Bob Mazeroski has withdrawn from the race for Ohio House of Representatives District 96. The Jefferson County Board of Elections confirmed Friday afternoon that Mazeroski had dropped out. Mazeroski’s name still will appear on the ballot opposite of incumbent state Rep. Jack ...

Wheeling prepares for President Donald Trump’s visit

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WHEELING — Patrick Morrisey said he believes President Donald Trump’s stop in Wheeling tonight won’t be the last time he makes an appearance in West Virginia before the November midterm elections. “I believe the president knows the road to the Senate Majority goes through West ...

Groups plan protests during Trump’s rally

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WHEELING — At least two groups who oppose President Donald Trump’s policies say they hope to have their voices heard when the president holds a rally here tonight. One of them, Good Jobs Nation, is expecting to draw people to the Ohio Valley from other parts of the country as it looks to ...

Bomb threat causes evacuation at SJC

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BELLAIRE — Police are investigating two threats made against St. John Central High School this week, but classes were expected to resume today. Principal Jarrett Kuhns said a piece of paper including a handwritten note that caused some concern was found inside a bathroom Wednesday, but he ...

Here’s your trophy

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BARNESVILLE — Pumpkin growers celebrated victory Thursday after their humongous gourds tipped the scales during a weigh-off the night before. The cultivators of those big pumpkins received trophies during the official event kickoff, which included a ribbon-cutting and opening ceremony ...

Cordray, DeWine part II set

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MARIETTA, Ohio — The two major party candidates seeking to become Ohio’s next governor will hold the second of three debates leading up to the Nov. 6 election. Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine will answer questions beginning at 7 p.m. Monday on a televised debate ...

Merry pitches Mid-East building inspection

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BETHESDA — Village Council was invited Thursday night to begin using a new building inspector. Belmont County Port Authority Director Larry Merry visited council during its regular meeting along with Jason R. Baughman, chief building official and master plan examiner for the Mid-East Ohio ...

UPDATE: Classes to resume at Bellaire St. John on Friday

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BELLAIRE -- Classes will resume Friday after St. John Central High School students were evacuated this afternoon after a bomb threat note was found in a bathroom. Principal Jarrett Kuhns said a note was found inside a bathroom Wednesday, but he did not provide information regarding exactly ...

King Pumpkin weighs in at 1,511.5 pounds

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BARNESVILLE — It didn’t set a record and it wasn’t locally grown, but the gourd that claimed the crown Wednesday in Barnesville is still quite regal. Todd Cotterman of Fenton, Michigan, made a five-hour drive to enter the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off and win the title of King Pumpkin. The ...