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Hughes Grandchildren

November 28, 2014 GRANDCHILDREN OF George Washington Hughes: Front row: left to right: Barbara Hughes Daley, Donna Rae Wallace Frakowski (deceased); Second row: Wayne Bertrand Hughes (deceased); Beatrice Belle... more »»

 
 
 
Picnicking at the Hutters

November 27, 2014 PICNICKING AT Hutters’ picnic grounds in the early 1940’s were: Mrs. Susie Benning, Mrs. John Roth, Jr., Mrs. John Kerr, Mrs. Katherine Orend, Mrs. Susie Hutter, Mrs. John Pitters, Mrs. Wolf, Mrs. more »»

Ohio Bell Telephone Operators

November 26, 2014 PICTURED HERE are telephone operators in the early 1950’s at the Ohio Bell Telephone Office, located on North Fifth Street, in Martins Ferry. more »»

Juarez Weapon

November 25, 2014 THE BATTLE of Juarez took place in Ciudad Juarez from May 8-11, 1911. Freeport resident Robert Henry Beck was a soldier for the US Army fighting in the conflict. more »»

Flushing Cheerleaders

November 24, 2014 CHEERLEADERS AT Flushing High School. This marks their 65th anniversary. Left to right is Sara Wheatley Odorizzi; Middle is Joyce Griffin Johnen, deceased; Nancy Murphy Grimes. more »»

Hulk Hogan's Signature

November 22, 2014 THE AUTOGRAPH seen here is from the famous professional wrestler Hulk Hogan. Charlotte Kryah met him at LaGuadia Airport in New York in 1989. He was just getting ready to board the plane. more »»

"Patriotism"

November 21, 2014 PATRIOTISM RAN high during World War II - At the top of 32nd Street in Bellaire, in 1943, neighborhood children wore their uniforms in support of soldiers Left to Right are: Pat Tedeschi, Nancy... more »»

"Ductilites"

November 20, 2014 WHEELING-PITTSBURGH Steel Yorkville Plant baseball team, “Ductilites”, pose for a picture. Not sure of what year this was taken. more »»

Michael Kryah Sr.

November 19, 2014 MICHAEL KRYAH SR., seen here somewhere in Germany in 1917. He is pictured with his bedroll over his shoulder. You can see all the tent barracks in the background. more »»

Main Entrace to Martins Ferry Hospital

November 18, 2014 THIS WAS the main entrance to Martins Ferry Hospital in the late 1950’s. Note the fins on the cars. more »»

Mike Teater Birthday Party

November 17, 2014 ATTENDING A Birthday Party for Mike Teater in 1975 were his friends. They are from left: Jay Gotchal, Valerie Sempirek, Mike, Rodney Sempirek, Arron Davies, Arnie Troutan, and Albert Caraway. more »»

Purple Rider Baseball Team

November 15, 2014 CAN’T DATE this early Purple Riders Baseball Team. Check out the advertisements behind players. more »»

Bridgeport City Building

November 14, 2014 SHOWN IN 1903 is the Bridgeport City Building. At present, a one-story structure serves as the municipal building. First called Canton, the town was laid out by Col. more »»

Martins Ferry Business District

November 13, 2014 SOUTH 4th STREET, Martins Ferry, looking north, in the late 1930's. This was Martins Ferry's hey day. more »»

Oak Hill

November 12, 2014 OAK HILL School was located south of Lafferty on Oak Hill Road. The property was sold at a public auction in 1940 to a neighbor, Joe Mistak, for $151 dollars. more »»

Lee Greenwood and Terry Wildman

November 11, 2014 LEE GREENWOOD, above singer, songwriter, arranger and saxophonist, performed at the Capitol Music Hall, Wheeling, at Jamboree USA. Greenwood is shown singing “his” song, “God Bless the U.S.A. more »»

Fidel Castro lays wreath

November 10, 2014 Fidel Castro lays a wreath at the Lincoln Memorial. more »»

Mill Train

November 8, 2014 EVERYDAY THIS Train of 25 cars was outside the Yorkville Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel plant waiting to be filled with Ductillite Tin Plate, produced by Wheeling Steel Corporation. more »»

Hitler in Paris

November 7, 2014 ONE DAY after France signed the armistice with Germany in June 1940, Adolf Hitler celebrated the German victory over France with a triumphant tour of Paris. more »»

Juraez 5 -- Villistas

November 6, 2014 THE BATTLE of Juarez took place in Ciudad Juarez from May 8-11, 1911. Freeport resident Robert Henry Beck was a soldier for the US Army fighting in the conflict. more »»

The MOUNTAINEER

November 5, 2014 THE MOUNTAINEER, world’s largest shovel was published on the front of the Nickel Plate Road Magazine in February/March issue in 1956. more »»

 
 

Belmont County Commissioners Meeting December 3, 2014

Meetings held every Wednesday in the court house at 10 a.m. more »

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"How important is your family in your life?"

November 26, 2014 Thanksgiving is an American holiday and the emphasis is not only on giving thanks but for many spending time with our families. When we are young, many of us take our family for granted. more »

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