Brooke County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Brooke County, WV. (Page 3)

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  1. Span linking Wellsburg, Brilliant in final discussionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. -- Officials from West Virginia and Ohio met Wednesday to discuss the final plans for a long-talked-about bridge between Wellsburg W.Va.

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  2. Italian Manufacturer Moving to Weirton Industrial ParkRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The Intelligencer

    The Brooke County Commission on Tuesday received updates on an Italian manufacturer's plans to move into the Three Springs Industrial Park in Weirton and efforts to rehabilitate the former Brooke Glass factory in Wellsburg. Pat Ford, executive director of the Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle, said Pietro Fiorentini USA has secured a $1 million loan from the U.S. Economic Development Authority to purchase equipment for a 71,000-square-foot facility it plans to build on 17 acres at the industrial park.

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  3. Officials to parents: Talk to kids about - Fire Challenge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. - It's the latest internet fad. And officials are wondering why anyone would even consider giving it a try.

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  4. Northern panhandle leaders to attend BAD SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com It's an issue that plagues many communities across West Virginia --- blighted properties. A few municipalities in Brooke and Hancock counties will soon have a new way to tackle the issue.

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  5. Heroin: Break the silenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | WTOV9

    ... with the idea of finding a new way of attacking the problem of drug addiction. "Anybody can become addicted," Brooke County Sheriff Chuck Jackson said. "You don't have to be of a certain class. Anybody who tries it is going to become addicted and ...

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  6. Grant aimed at Brooke High students being safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. -- A $20,000 grant is making it possible for Brooke High School students to remain safe this school year.

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  7. Commission hears of BDC effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Weirton Daily Times

    The Brooke County Commission on Tuesday received updates on an Italian manufacturer's plans to move into the Three Springs Business Park in Weirton and efforts to rehabilitate the former Brooke Glass factory in Wellsburg.

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  8. Brooke Senior Center bingoRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Weirton Daily Times

    The Brooke County Senior Center, 948 Main St., will hold a weekly quarter bingo from noon to 4 p.m. each Thursday.

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  9. Area first responders remembered with MassRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... e in our community who care about us," she said. John Schwertfeger, police chief for 15 years and a retired Brooke County ambulance director with more than 30 years of experience in emergency medical services, was among first responders who attended.

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  10. Benefit dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Weirton Daily Times

    The Follansbee Chamber of Commerce teamed with Vito "Skip" Cutrone, owner of the restaurant Vito's 2, to hold a spaghetti dinner that raised $910 - with the chamber providing $90 to make it an even $1,000 - for the Brooke County Animal Shelter and smoke detectors for local seniors and other Follansbee residents in need.

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  11. Northern panhandle leaders to attend BAD SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com It's an issue that plagues many communities across West Virginia --- blighted properties. A few municipalities in Brooke and Hancock counties will soon have a new way to tackle the issue.

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  12. Brooke Special Olympians salutedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Weirton Daily Times

    When the Brooke County Museum board was invited to plan programs to coincide with the Smithsonian Institution's Hometown Teams exhibit at the Weirton Area Museum, the Brooke County Special Olympics quickly came to mind.

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  13. Park denies BrookeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... games are always really close. This will give us confidence going into the rest of the season." The girls from Brooke County continued to battle until the end of the game, but the Bruins were unable to score another goal. "No loss is ever good, but ...

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  14. Plan next step from lost drug warRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... William Ihlenfeld; Northwood Health Systems President/CEO Mark A. Games; media representative Brenda Danehart; Brooke County Sheriff Chuck Jackson; and retired 1st Judicial Circuit Probation Officer James Lee. -- Fred Connors The group is comprised ...

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  15. Broadening War On Drug AbuseRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Intelligencer

    ... during the press conference makes that clear: An average of two deaths a week are linked to heroin abuse in Brooke County alone. The number certainly is shocking. But surprising? Not really. Many area residents are well aware of the carnage being ...

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  16. Deck for new bridge focus for BHJRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... County residents with access to a 35-mile section of rail trail in West Virginia. Paprocki referred to the Brooke County Pioneer Trail, which extends from the south end of Wellsburg to Brooke County's southern border, where it connects to the ...

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  17. Brooke Smoking Ban Opposition RisesRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Intelligencer

    Follansbee resident David Singleton told the commission though he quit smoking last year, he believes a proposed ban on smoking in public places violates individuals' rights. The county's board of health is set to consider a new clean indoor air policy after hearing comment at a public meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Brooke County Courthouse and in writing over a 30-day period.

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  18. Rockdale road still slipping awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. - Months after a major slip that took away part of Rockdale Road in Follansbee was first brought to the attention of state highway officials, it remains unrepaired with orange cones now paired with a one-way sign, cautioning drivers to avoid it.

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  19. Heroin: Break the silenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WTOV9

    ... with the idea of finding a new way of attacking the problem of drug addiction. "Anybody can become addicted," Brooke County Sheriff Chuck Jackson said. "You don't have to be of a certain class. Anybody who tries it is going to become addicted and ...

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  20. A new middle school in Brooke County?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WTOV9

    WTOV9.com BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va - The Brooke County Board of Education unveiled plans for a new middle school that would be located on the campus of the high school during an informal meeting Wednesday evening. Design plans were introduced, and school leaders say they have been working on those plans with various experts for about a year.

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