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Wheeling has received resumes from more than 30 people interested in the city's soon-to-be-vacant finance director position, according to City Manager Robert Herron.
Mayor Eugene Saunders believes officials made a compelling case to be one of the 16 cities admitted to the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program during their Aug. 11 presentation in Wheeling.
Equipment is moving dirt on the hillside above Woodsdale and Bethany Pike, but the activity wasn't enough to bring out residents to a community meeting at Woodsdale Elementary School on Tuesday.
She was born October 3, 1951 in Wetzel County, WV, the daughter of the late Nick Simon and Virginia Hart Burch.
Benwood Police Chief Frank Longwell said the Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority continues to run buses to The Highlands outside the city of Wheeling, and because of that, he thinks the Ohio County Commission should contribute to OVRTA operations.
While the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs may have a good deal of work yet to do in order to right the ship after the revelation that breakdowns in its hospitals and clinics proved fatal for at least 40 veterans, it has taken one small step that could prove to be important for homeless military veterans and their families in West Virginia.
For children who have completed preschool but are not ready for the kindergarten, an option for the transition has opened in the Mid-Ohio Valley.
Marie was a homemaker and a member of the Christ United Methodist Church. Marie was a kind hearted woman; a loving mother, wife, grandmother and great grandmother.
It was not difficult to overhear her conversation. She was speaking, or should I say yelling, into the cellphone she had pressed to her ear as she leaned against the cement wall located at the drive-thru bank entrance.
Police converged on the home of an off-duty Benwood officer shortly before 10 p.m. Friday to investigate a domestic disturbance that saw his wife fire at least one gunshot.
As both an Army widow and an Iraq War veteran, Wheeling resident Janette Layne said her late husband, Eric Layne, would be proud of her and their children, Shamus and Jubilee.
The demolition contract for the former Howard's Diamond Center building in downtown Wheeling will bring the total cost of the structure to city taxpayers to more than $100,000.
Ohio County's yearly cost to house inmates at the Northern Regional Jail - as much as $1 million a decade ago - dropped to under $600,000 for the last fiscal year, and Prosecutor Scott Smith attributes the reduction to keeping a watchful eye on who is incarcerated each day, and evaluating which inmates need to remain in jail.
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Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 03:21 am
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