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Listen to body's warning during Ohio Valley's hot weather

July 30, 2015 MARTINS FERRY — Those enjoying the hot summer weather should also be listening to their bodies to avoid heat-related illnesses. more »»

Bridgeport officer, K9 injured in chase

July 30, 2015 BRIDGEPORT -- A Bridgeport police officer and K9 Santos were slightly injured when the officer's vehicle went over an embankment while in pursuit of a man on a motorcycle going at a high rate of... more »»

Belmont County commissioners field questions

July 30, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Belmont County Commission fielded several questions from guests during their regular meeting Wednesda. more »»

Despite pay dispute, steelworkers on job at old Ormet site

July 30, 2015 HANNIBAL — Nearly two years after Ormet Corp. more »»

Island man shows bridge some love

July 29, 2015 By DORSEY KINDLER For The Times Leader WHEELING — On just another muggy July Tuesday on the west end of the Wheeling Suspension Bridge, working-age adults with nowhere to be at 10 a.m. more »»

Libraries close out summer reading

July 29, 2015 By MOLLIE WARNER Times Leader Staff Writer MARTINS FERRY — Searing temperatures can’t stop an ice queen from her royal duties, as was shown Tuesday at the Martins Ferry City Park, where Martins... more »»

Bellaire superintendent Scott to retire

July 29, 2015 By JOSELYN KING For The Times Leader BELLAIRE — Bellaire Local School Superintendent Tony Scott said his biggest disappointment is not getting a new levy passed to help the school district’s... more »»

Triadelphia Man Admits To Growing Pot For 40 Years

July 29, 2015 By FRED CONNORS Senior Staff Writer WHEELING— A 66-year-old Triadelphia man is facing charges after telling police he has been growing marijuana for 40 years. more »»

Police chief resigns in Bethesda

July 28, 2015 BETHESDA — The hunt is on for a new police chief in the village of Bethesda, following the resignation of former Chief Fred Thompson at last week’s council meeting. more »»

Disparities in infant death rate

July 28, 2015 COLUMBUS — On Monday, the Ohio Department of Health released general findings on 2013 state infant mortality rates. more »»

Zuccaro to serve life sentence without a chance of parole

July 28, 2015 WELLSBURG — Rocco Zuccaro will serve a life sentence without possibility of parole for the 2013 murder of Jason Pratz, a Brooke County jury decided Monday. more »»

Streets to be resurfaced in Powhatan Point

July 28, 2015 POWHATAN POINT — Action concerning a paving project and telephones recently was taken at by Powhatan Village Counci. more »»

Group guards recruiters in downtown Wheeling

July 28, 2015 WHEELING—A group of armed civilians are guarding the doors of the armed services recruitment offices in downtown Wheeling, a response to the July 16 shooting at a Chattanooga, Tenn. more »»

Fatality in Monroe County crash

July 28, 2015 AN OKLAHOMA man died in a motorcycle crash on a Monroe County Highway on Saturday around 4:35 p.m. more »»

Coal cuts take toll on jobless

July 27, 2015 WHEELING — West Virginia has a significantly higher unemployment rate than the rest of the nation, according to data released last week, while the Upper Ohio Valley in general continues coping with... more »»

Italian Festival comes to a close

July 27, 2015 WHEELING — The loud roars coming from the Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festival this year weren’t just from the fireworks. The event was just an overall “booming success,” according to organizers. more »»

Lawyer calls DMV hearings on DUI ‘kangaroo court’

July 27, 2015 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Motorists pulled over for suspected driving under the influence in West Virginia may have their license suspended even if charges are dismissed in criminal court. more »»

That’s Italian!

July 26, 2015 WHEELING—Warm temperatures and a bright sky welcomed Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival goers to Wheeling on Saturday. more »»

School choice a hot button issue

July 26, 2015 School choice has become one of the hot-button topics in Ohio education circles in recent years. Gone are the days of students being required to attend their neighborhood schoo. more »»


Belmont County Commissioners Meeting August 5, 2015

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