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Local Festivities on Tap Thursday for West Virginia Day

On Thursday, West Virginia will mark 161 years of statehood with events centered at West Virginia Independence Hall — the location where landowners gathered more than a century-and-a-half ago to form a more perfect union. The highlight of this year’s festivities at Independence Hall — ...

Shadyside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center Holds Open House

Shadyside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center recently held an open house to show off the newly renovated facility. About half of the current building has been updated with new light fixtures, ceilings and flooring, with new artwork adding a splash of color along the hallways. According ...

In Common Late-Spring Sight, Black Bear Spotted Near Belmont

Jennifer Anderson- Stack was heading out to do some grocery shopping Sunday evening when something a bit out of the ordinary caught her eye — a black bear exploring the area of Water Tower Road along Ohio 149 just east of Belmont, perhaps in search of the ever-elusive pic-a-nic basket. She ...

FEMA May Reimburse Residents for Home Repairs Due to April Flood

Individuals affected by the April 2-6 Ohio River flooding may be eligible for reimbursement for repairs they made to their homes, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. If you made repairs to your home or replaced damaged items, you can submit receipts to FEMA for possible ...

Oil Can Derby Returning to Wellsburg on July 4

Despite initial concerns about Fourth Street being ready for the Wellsburg Oil Can Derby, the race will return on July 4, said Fred Marino, the event’s coordinator. Marino said work on a sewer line under the street had created some concerns about whether it would be repaved in time for the ...