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Storms Cause Damage Across the Ohio Valley

Broken trees caused power outages for people across Ohio and West Virginia. "I thought it was pretty crazy because a tree just fell in my front yard. " Said Hannah Dalfol of Weirton. It was a quiet day in the Ohio Valley until the afternoon, when severe thunderstorms moved throughout...
Pittsburgh, PAPosted by

AAA: Western PA gas prices one cent cheaper this week

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 100.1 FM and AM 1020 KDKA) – AAA reports that the average gas price in Western Pennsylvania is one cent cheaper this week. The average price in the area is $3.248 per gallon, down from last week’s average of $3.251. The average price for gas in Western PA...
Weirton, WVWeirton Daily Times

Strong storm causes damage throughout area

WEIRTON — A powerful storm with lightning and strong winds wreaked havoc up and down the Ohio Valley on Monday. At around 5 p.m., First Energy reported numerous outages in both Hancock and Brooke counties. Approximately 171 customers in Chester were said to be without power, with a handful in...
Greene County, PAObserver-Reporter

No COVID-19 deaths reported in region

The region went another day Monday without any reports of COVID-19 deaths, state Health Department records show. There was one statewide virus death reported, taking the cumulative total since March 2020 to 27,570. The state Health Department reported 129 new virus cases Monday, taking the total in Pennsylvania to 1,210,469....
Wheeling, WVTimes-Leader

OVAC announces baseball award winners

WHEELING — The homers have landed and uniforms have been turned in. Now, all that’s left are the awards. The OVAC handed out this year’s Coach and Player of the Year Awards and Wheeling Park’s James Salvatori (5A), Harrison Central’s Treston Nemeth (4A), Barnesville’s Ayden Hannahs (3A), River’s Jake Rose (2A) and Hundred’s Christian Fluharty (1A) all took home Player of the Year honors for their respective class.
Pittsburgh, PAObserver-Reporter

Push underway to expand state’s film tax credit program

The movie industry injects about $100 million into Western Pennsylvania’s local economy every year with the help of the state’s film tax credit program, and there’s a push underway in Harrisburg to increase those funds earmarked for production crews. Lawmakers are looking to boost the program by nearly doubling the...
Weirton, WVWeirton Daily Times

Cleveland man aims for 1,000 blood donations

WEIRTON — After donating blood twice in each U.S. state, Al Whitney of Cleveland has set a new goal for himself: racking up a total of 1,000 donations of the life-giving commodity. Following a stop at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Weirton Monday to participate in a blood drive held...
Martins Ferry, OHIntelligencer

DeWine: Reopening of East Ohio Regional Hospital a ‘Miracle’

MARTINS FERRY — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine described the reopening of East Ohio Regional Hospital as “a miracle” during a grand opening celebration and Community Day held Monday at the facility in Martins Ferry. DeWine said after learning that it was Dr. John Johnson — a physician and businessman with...