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Main break leaves Ferry waterless

MARTINS FERRY — A water main break in Martins Ferry on Monday afternoon has affected nearly everyone to which the city delivers water, officials at the water treatment plant said Monday evening. The break happened around 2 p.m. Monday, officials said, leaving most in the city — as well as ...

Memorial Day celebrated around the Ohio Valley

BELMONT — Multiple people were bitten by a loose dog as they turned out to observe Memorial Day in Belmont. During the annual Memorial Day parade in the village, a dog apparently escaped from its owner and attacked multiple residents in attendance. Mayor Ron Woods and Police Chief Andrew ...

Belmont County welcomes Run for the Wall riders with opened arms

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Run for the Wall made its way to the former Sears location at the Ohio Valley Mall for a welcome dinner hosted by Belmont County Tourism. This marks the third year that the organization has stopped in Belmont County on its “Wall to Wall” mission. The Wall to Wall ...

Run for the Wall observes Memorial Day in Belmont County

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — An annual three-day motorcycle ride called Run for the Wall observed Memorial Day at the Belmont County Heritage Museum on Monday morning. More than 300 motorcycles participating in Run for the Wall parked on Main Street, which was closed in coordination with the St. ...

Biden: Each generation has to ‘earn’ freedom

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden marked Memorial Day with a pledge that the country would continue the work of the nation’s fallen toward a more perfect union, “for which they lived, and for which they died.” Delivering remarks at a solemn remembrance ceremony at Arlington ...