Weirton, WVWTOV 9

Weirton hosting its first Juneteenth Freedom Day

WEIRTON, W.Va. — The city of Weirton will be hosting its first Juneteenth Freedom Day. The event gives members of the community the opportunity to come together around food and live music while learning about the history behind the day. "Everyone's been cooped up in the house, and we're gonna...
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Belmont County, OHWTOV 9

Belmont County woman sentenced on drug charges

WHEELING, W.Va. — A Martins Ferry woman was sentenced to 12 months and 1 day of incarceration for a methamphetamine charge on Tuesday in federal court. Sheri K. Green, 56, pled guilty in February 2021 to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute methamphetamine.
Carrollton, OHTimes Reporter

Carrollton Exempted names new assistant superintendent

CARROLLTON – Andrew Reeves, who has been director of special programs with Beaver Local School District, recently was became the new assistant superintendent for Carrollton Exempted Village School District. The Carrollton Exempted Village Board of Education approved a three-year contract, which takes effect Aug. 1. Reeves' annual salary starts at...
Salem, OHCleveland News - Fox 8

Bear spotted in Salem, police asking residents to steer clear

SALEM, Ohio (WJW) — The Salem police are asking residents to steer clear of a bear that was spotted in town earlier this morning. The animal was reportedly seen around 10 a.m. Tuesday, with multiple people calling authorities to say it was going through a neighborhood. Police and the Ohio...

Black bear spotted in Salem

Another community in the Valley is looking for the public's help in finding a black bear. Salem Police Department posted to its Facebook page Tuesday morning that they received reports of the bear in the area of East Sixth Street behind First Christian Church. Police and ODNR are attempting to...
Beaver County,

Chippewa Board of Supervisors Hold Meeting

(Story by Beaver County Radio News Correspondent Curtis Walsh) (Chippewa Township, PA) The Chippewa Township Board of Supervisors held their second meeting of June tonight. The board approved the reappointment of Dan Olayer to the Property Maintenance Code Board of Appeals. The Board went on to make an amendment to Resolution 2021-5, which will raise the fee for door to door solicitors. The fee was raised from $25.00 to $50.00 per day. This amendment was followed by another, to the Chippewa Code of Ordinances Part 1 – 101. The additional amendment will change language to the existing ordinance which has been in place since 1984, and will allow residents to deny solicitors by placing no soliciting signs on their property if they choose to do so. The Police department reported 403 complaints handled and 199 calls received during May and the board approved their payment of bills at a total of $128,223.80.
Lawrence County, PANew Castle News

Woman arrested in motel stabbing incident

A Scott Township woman is in the Lawrence County jail for reportedly stabbing a man during an argument in a hotel room. Shenango Township police arrested Justice Marie Watt, 25, of 870 Brownhome Road in connection with the incident, which sent the man to the hospital with a puncture wound to abdomen, police said.

Get Rid of Your Hard-to-Recycle Items at These Events

If you’re wondering what to do with your old television or computer tower that’s been collecting dust in storage, the Pennsylvania Resources Council has the answer for you. In July, the nonprofit will host two hard-to-recycle collection events in collaboration with the Allegheny County Health Department and other entities where...
Carroll County, OHAlliance Review

Carroll County Court News

Louis Butler and Joe Jenkins, 616 Valley St. (garage), Minerva, eviction. Johnathan J. Church, 44 Gallo Road NW, Carrollton, sitting, standing or walking on a water craft. Miranda V. Hayden, 3013 Brenner Road NE, Carrollton, prohibiting operation without personal flotation devices. Justin D. Diminno, 3132 Smokey Road SE, Carrollton, disorderly...
Beaver County, PABeaver County Times

Juneteenth celebrated in Beaver County and Pittsburgh

Several local communities are planning weekend celebrations for Juneteenth, a unifying holiday commemorating freedom and the end of chattel slavery in the United States. Celebrated in all 50 states, Juneteenth's origins trace back to Texas in 1865, when the last enslaved people learned the Civil War was over and the Union Army had won.
Beaver Falls, PABeaver County Times

Efforts underway to renovate March Park in Beaver Falls

BEAVER FALLS — Some call it by its formal name, March Park, while others colloquially call it “Library Park.”. Regardless of its title, the park next to the Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls is used throughout the year to host a variety of community events. Beaver Falls City Manager...
Beaver County,

Hopewell School Board Hires Curriculum Director, and new Jr. High Asst. Principal

Report by Beaver County Radio Correspondent, Sandy Giordano – (Hopewell, PA) A new position was created by the Hopewell School Board, according to Dr. Michelle Miller. Dr. Jacie Maslyk, assistant superintendent left the district for other endeavours, and the new position created by the board is Curriculum Director. Joel Roth was hired for the position and his annual salary will be $98,000.00. He begins his duties July 1, 2021.
Minerva, OHIndependent

Diana Hoagland named St. Thomas Aquinas girls volleyball head coach

St. Thomas Aquinas has announced the hiring of Diana Hoagland as girls head volleyball coach. A Minerva High School graduate, Hoagland played at Walsh University and also worked for the school's football program. She began her coaching career at Central Catholic as an assistant and also coached at Green. “Diana...