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Property dispute turns into two-by-four assault

(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — A suspect was arrested after hitting a victim with a two-by-four during a property dispute. At about 4:22 p.m. on June 26, Pennsylvania State Police troopers were dispatched to a property at Recks Road and Mageetown Road in Rome Township (Crawford County) for an assault. Three people reportedly had been arguing over a […]
CRAWFORD COUNTY, PA
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Charleroi man accused of luring three young girls through Snapchat

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. — Connellsville police said a 35-year-old Charleroi man used Snapchat to lure three young girls to an area hotel last weekend. According to police, Brandon Johnson reached out to the young girls, ages 12, 13 and 13, through Snapchat and convinced them to meet him at the McDonald's in Connellsville on Saturday afternoon.
CONNELLSVILLE, PA
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Former police chief’s badge, other possessions return to Bethel Park

For what probably amounted to decades, a woman on the West Coast had been in possession of family heirlooms that came from Bethel Park. More accurately, the aged gun holsters, identification card and silver badge originated in what then was Bethel Township, by way of her stepfamily. Whatever the case,...
BETHEL PARK, PA
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Summer Events In Wheeling That Won’t Break the Bank

Wheeling truly comes alive with activities during the summer months. And with gas and other travel expenses on the rise, many of us are reconsidering how we will be spending our leisure time this summer. Thankfully, Wheeling and the greater Ohio Valley area have plenty of free and low-cost experiences that allow residents to celebrate summer locally.
WHEELING, WV
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2022 Retirees Say Bittersweet Goodbye

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., June 28, 2022 — West Liberty University bids farewell to 11 employees as they retire from university employment this summer. The longest serving employee retiring in 2022 is Executive Director of Admissions Brenda King with 41 years of service to her credit. “As the end of...
WHEELING, WV

New Bethlehem mayor takes oath of office

BETHLEHEM, W.Va. (WTRF) – History was made on Tuesday afternoon inside the Ohio County Courthouse.  The Village of Bethlehem’s new mayor was sworn in, and his taking office marks a milestone.  Aaron Snider took the oath of office to become the Mayor of Bethlehem.  EXCLUSIVE: Youngest city official in Ohio County hoping to become ‘Youngest […]
BETHLEHEM, WV

A first look inside the new North Wheeling Community Center

WHEELING, W. Va. (WTRF)-The new North Wheeling Community Center has opened its doors to give us a quick tour inside. It’s been rebuilt after its office at the former Sacred Heart Church burned down in 2018. The new center still offers room for showers, graduation parties, staff meetings, and a space for children to play […]
WHEELING, WV
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Upper St. Clair approves 5-year teacher contract

The Upper St. Clair School District and the Upper St. Clair Education Association (USCEA) approved a new five-year collective bargaining agreement. The USCEA, represented by the American Federation of Teachers PA, represents the district’s nearly 300 teachers, librarians, psychologists, school counselors, and school nurses. The agreement, effective Aug. 18,...
UPPER SAINT CLAIR, PA
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Four Charged In Late-Night Strong Armed Robbery Over Weekend

OCEAN CITY — Three Pennsylvania men and a juvenile were arrested last weekend for an alleged strong-armed robbery in the downtown area. Around 3:45 a.m. on Saturday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to the area of 20th Street and Philadelphia Avenue for a reported strong-armed robbery. Officers met with a 25-year-old victim from Baltimore, who informed police he had been assaulted by three males who had stolen some of his personal property, according to police reports.
OCEAN CITY, MD

Officials excited for Weirton 75th Anniversary celebration

WEIRTON, W.Va. (WTRF) This 4th of July the city of Weirton is Celebrating a double feature. It is also the city’s 75th Anniversary. The festivities start off with a parade Saturday and will carry into a ceremony with guest speaker Senator Ryan Weld. There will also be a lot to do with the whole family, […]
WEIRTON, WV

West Virginia is ready for new rollout 988 number July 16th

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — First Choice Services out of Charleston says it is ahead of the game when it comes to a new national emergency mental health hotline number that is being rolled out across the U.S. July 16th. Many county officials throughout the U.S. say they’re not ready for the new number to take […]
WHEELING, WV

Grab a sweet treat and help kids in need

BELMONT COUNTY, OHIO (WTRF)–This local small business is holding a fundraiser to help save children in need.   The Ice Cream Island LLC truck is setting up shop at the St. Clairsville Sam’s Club Tuesday evening from 4-8 p.m.   A portion of the proceeds will go to the Children’s Miracle Network as well as […]
SAINT CLAIRSVILLE, OH

Glen Dale swears in first woman mayor

GLEN DALE, W.Va. (WTRF) — She is Glen Dale’s first woman mayor and she says she will be there for you if you need anything. On Monday night, Janet Scott was sworn in as the city’s newest mayor. Her job as mayor begins July 1st and she is taking the place of former Glen Dale […]
GLEN DALE, WV
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