After adding over 5,310,000 new cases throughout the last week, the U.S. now has more than 67.4 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 840,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a faster rate. In the past week, there were an average […]
Debbie Robinson of the Cambridge/Guernsey County Visitors and Convention Bureau was sworn in as the president of the Ohio Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus, following its recent President’s Luncheon in Columbus. Other officers include Allyson Bussey of Canton as vice president, Jeff Blom of Clermon County as treasurer,...
The guys running Combat Warrior Outdoors describes their group as a "for veterans — by veterans non-profit organization that provides outdoor adventures for disabled veterans." It's not just a slogan. The group, made up of president Jason Thornton, vice president Tyler McKenzie and team member Travis Stocker, does indeed...
BELLAIRE — Two Bellaire Village Council members were appointed Thursday with Mike Doyle filling one vacant seat and Janet Richardson the other. Council also heard from a local man who is interested in opening a business in the village. Doyle, who previously served on council, was appointed to the...
WHEELING W.Va. – (WTRF) The education opportunities in West Virginia are endless. As a part of National School Choice Week, families gathered for an education fair to connect with different schools. West Virginia Voices for Education Choices and the Cardinal Institute hosted the West Virginia School Choice Fair, families were able to speak with a variety of local schools and institutions to find the perfect fit for […]
WHEELING, W.Va. — United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld said when he previously served in his current role from 2010-2016 he knew healthcare fraud was an issue, but after his time in the private sector the last couple of years, the time has really shed light on what was happening.
WHEELING, W.Va. (WTOV) — Where a child can start school can be a big decision for families, but one group is working to make that choice a little easier. Several West Virginia schools gathered at the Oglebay Resort in Wheeling to meet the students of tomorrow. It is National...
As the omicron variant spreads, new daily cases of COVID-19 have hit new highs in the United States and the virus continues to claim lives. So far, 846,647 Americans have died from the virus — more than the total number of Americans killed in World War I and World War II combined. In the Wheeling […]
After the cold front that passed through yesterday, much colder air has made its way to the Ohio Valley. CHECK OUT SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND DELAYS HERE Temperatures for the start of your Thursday are going to dip down to the teens while Friday and Saturday morning will be much colder. Feels like temperatures are dropping […]
WHEELING — Those seeking more knowledge and “hope” for school choice in West Virginia got the opportunity Saturday in Wheeling. The first ever West Virginia School Choice Fair — sponsored by the Cardinal Institute and West Virginia Voice for Education Choice — took place in the Pine Room at Oglebay Park.
WHEELING W.Va. (WTRF) With the news of at home COVID-19 test being shipped to many people across the county, it is vital that we understand how to use them. Howard Gamble, the Administrator at the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department said the purpose of these at home tests is to detect if you have COVID-19 early and to prevent additional exposure. Understanding which test you are taking and how to do it is extremely important. This is […]
WHEELING — Following last week’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that requires health care facilities that receive funding through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, WVU Medicine is mandating its employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as a requirement of their employment. The health care system said...
BRIDGEPORT — Although Tuesday’s meeting was canceled, the mayor said Bridgeport Village Council remains short two members and is looking to the community to fill the positions. Mayor Norma Teasdale said Tuesday’s meeting was canceled due to inclement weather and the illness of a couple members of the...
WHEELING — Ohio County Schools is getting ready to register its next class of pre-kindergarten students, and there is an advantage to being first in class. Registration for the school system’s Universal Pre-K program begins at 8 a.m. Feb. 7, and those eligible must be 4 years old on or before June 30, 2022. Parents or guardians can register children by calling 304-243-0333 or online at http://boe.ohio.k12.wv.us.
Wheeling, W.Va. (WTRF) – Think about just how cold you were shoveling your driveway this week. Now imagine if instead of heading inside and grabbing a blanket afterwards—you felt that way for your entire day. More Wheeling residents than you might think are about to face that every day and night—a struggle to even get […]
The Austin Master Services frack waste processing plant in Martins Ferry continues to face criticism from some area residents for its handling of waste products. On Wednesday, an online meeting hosted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources attracted nearly two dozen residents and members of Concerned Ohio River Residents advocacy group. ODNR representatives Adam Schroader and Tara Kinsey-Lee were pelted with questions and criticism, with participants saying ODNR was not acting quickly enough to regulate the waste product industry, among other concerns.
CADIZ — Village offices are closed to the public and will operate by appointment only this month due to a “surge” in COVID-19 cases in the region. There has been a rise in cases across the state. In Harrison County, more than 2 percent of residents are...
MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (WV News) — City Manager Rick Healy announced the first major coffee chain is coming to Moundsville. Construction has restarted in Moundsville for the future home of the coffee and donut franchise, Dunkin’. Construction was delayed because the site was located near Walmart, and it was...