3 hrs ago
Home Rule Plan Moves Forward
Vice Mayor David Wood told concerned residents Tuesday that if participation in the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program allows City Council to impose a 0.5-percent sales tax, members would offset this by reducing business and occupation taxes.
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3 hrs ago
Firefighters Jump Into Community Gardening Arena
This spring, members of the Wheeling Fire Department will trade in fire hoses for garden hoses - and in doing so, they hope to cultivate a stronger relationship with the community.
3 hrs ago
Council Raises Ambulance Fees, OKs Annexation of Properties
Wheeling City Council voted to expand the city's borders and charge more for ambulance service during their Tuesday meeting.
15 hrs ago
Senior Awarded Thesis Grant Senior Awarded Thesis Grant
Wheeling Jesuit University junior psychology major Emily Robinson has received a $4,000 private grant to research her senior thesis project.
Planning Commission Approves Day Care Center
The Wheeling Planning Commission voted unanimously Monday to give the go-ahead for a new day care facility to open downtown, after clearing up some issues about how upcoming renovations to Market Plaza would impact the business.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Fallen Headstones At Mount Wood Are Getting a Lift
Trying to reset a granite obelisk is not a task to be taken lightly - especially when it weighs 1,400 pounds.
Dellis R. Vawter
He was born Nov. 11, 1927, in Buckhannon, a son of the late Denzle Ray and June Matilda Pennington Vawter.
United Bank Robbed In Bethlehem
An armed man dressed all in black entered the United Bank branch office in Bethlehem shortly before 11 a.m. today and demanded money.
Weirton Man's Documentary Takes Flight on W.Va. PBS
Weirton resident Tom Roberts has turned his passion for aviation into another documentary, titled "Ohio Valley Flight Academy Episode 2," that is slated to air on West Virginia PBS at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Home Rule Request Nears
Residents have another opportunity to voice their views on Moundsville City Council's plans to enact a 0.5-percent sales tax and gain the authority to demolish dilapidated buildings by participating in the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Herald Star Online
She was born February 9, 1966, in Weirton, WV, the daughter of Walter J. Larch Jr. and the late Helen Moulakis Larch .
A Lenten Visit To St. Al's
The smell of Lent comes wafting past my nose as I take a seat in the back row. I detect the faint scent of incense.
It's the Hole Truth: Doughnuts Weren't From Proper Kitchen
It's not about the doughnuts, who made the doughnuts or who was getting money from the sales - it's about where the sweet treats were being made, according to the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department.
Mistrial in Child Death
A mixup over medical records and a deadlocked jury forced Circuit Judge James Mazzone to declare a mistrial in the case against Edward Cole Jr., accused of child neglect resulting in the death of his 3-year old daughter.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Main Street Bank Earnings Jump Up
Now with locations in Center Wheeling, Elm Grove, Wellsburg and Moundsville - and holding total assets of $306 million - Main Street Bank saw its earnings jump by 20 percent from 2012 to 2013.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
At 3:19 p.m. Tuesday, police cited Ashley Damer, no age or address listed, for shoplifting at a Woodsdale business.
HILL, Robert L., 87, of Bellaire, Ohio, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Valley Hospice South's Liza's Place in Wheeling, West Virginia.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Grenade found in Elm Grove
OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. -- Wheeling Police received a call around 1:15 p.m. from a man saying he was raking leaves in the Sigma Ave. area of Elm Grove and found what appeared to be a grenade.
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Ensemble talents are recognized
The After-School Choir and Percussion Ensemble at Arthur I. Boreman Elementary recently performed at the 8th annual Arts Alive, sponsored by the West Virginia Department of Education .