TSA stops Youngstown woman with loaded gun at Pittsburgh airport

A Youngstown woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers Monday after allegedly attempting to carry a gun onto her flight. According to the release, the woman was stopped at a Pittsburgh International Airport security checkpoint and was found to have a 9mm handgun loaded with seven bullets. TSA...
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Brooke County Schools adding three new school buses to fleet

BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. — With the start of school under a month away, school districts across the Ohio Valley are preparing to welcome students back to the classroom. The Brooke County Board of Education met Monday night and approved a number of things, including funds to go towards adding new buses to the county’s fleet.

Fat Mike Presents Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival – 10/2 In Pittsburgh With NOFX, Pennywise, Less Than Jake, Sick Of It All & More + Craft Beer Tasting

Brew Ha Ha Productions Announces Highly Anticipated Return Of. Less Than Jake, Sick Of It All, Get Dead & Stolen Wheelchairs. Brew Ha Ha Productions has announced the highly anticipated return of Fat Mike Presents Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival to Pittsburgh, PA for the first time since 2018. The Saturday, October 2 event in the lot at Sandcastle Waterpark will feature the best in punk rock music and regional craft beer, with performances from NOFX, Pennywise, Less Than Jake, Sick Of It All, Get Dead and Stolen Wheelchairs.
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Wheeling Legion Post 1 is preparing for state tournament play

Wheeling, W. Va (WTRF) – The team fell last week to Parkersburg Post 15 in the American Legion Area 1 championship game. Wheeling’s first game is against South Charleston on Wednesday. “Really, the preparation kind of started at the beginning of the season around the first of July. We tried...

AAA: Gas prices in Western PA down this week

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 100.1 FM and AM 1020 KDKA) – Gas prices in Western Pennsylvania were down one cent this week from last, averaging $3.304 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. Here are the average gas prices in the area:. $3.252 Altoona. $3.293 Beaver. $3.366 Bradford. $3.342...
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WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital hosting picnic for COVID survivors

WHEELING, W.Va. — A picnic for COVID-19 survivors will take place to recognize survivors of the virus and remember lost loved ones. WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital is sponsoring the event, which will take place Saturday, Aug. 7 from noon until 3 p.m. You must make a reservation and each attendee...
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Pittsburgh Public Schools Parents Weigh In On District’s Health And Safety Plan

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Parents of students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools system had a chance to have their voices heard about the district’s health and safety plan for the upcoming fall semester. On Monday, Harrisburg offered recommendations for the return to school, encouraging vaccines for all students older than 12 years old and face-coverings for those unvaccinated who are older than 2 years old. Meanwhile, in Pittsburgh Public Schools on Monday, speakers read public comments on the district’s plan, which needs to be submitted to the state. If approved, the plan would include 3 feet of social distancing between students and 6...
Wheeling, WVWTRF

Crittenton Services Presents Their Second Annual Flock It Forward

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — Crittenton Services is holding its second annual “Flock It Forward” fundraiser for Ohio County residents from August 2nd till October 15th. All proceeds go towards providing residential and behavioral health services to children and families in West Virginia. Flock It Forward encourages neighbors and friends to...

Shoe application deadline extended

The deadline for submitting applications for the annual United Sole Lace Up for Kids initiative by the United Way of Jefferson County has been extended until Saturday, according to Laura Rauch, United Way executive director, right, and Tami Cashioli, finance director, who stand near approximately 200 of the anticipated 500 pairs of shoes that will be distributed. The shoes are for boys and girls, birth to age 18 or senior in high school who are residents of Jefferson and Harrison counties and who qualify for a free or reduced lunch. The applications, which must be completed by a parent or guardian, are available at the United Way’s website at or the United Way office at 511 N. Fourth St., Steubenville. The office is where the distribution will be conducted on Aug. 19 and 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, call the office at (740) 284-9000. The distribution is one that involves sponsors and individual donors, including the Esther Simmons Charitable Trust; Cardinal Operating Co.; Wendy’s; the UPS Super Store in Steubenville, which donated 200 some books for children 5 and older; and Shoe Sensation, which donated 100 pairs of socks. The grants make possible the purchase of the shoes and socks with this year translating into 3,000 pairs of socks. Each child will not only receive a pair of new shoes but five pairs of socks. “We are extending the deadline to accommodate more people who may not have been aware of it,” Rauch said. Help Me Grow partners with the United Way to help with the application process as does Job and Family Services. “We have applications out at multiple locations in the county,” Cashioli said. “We thank Wendy’s contribution annually and the Cardinal Operating Co. not only contributes sponsorship for it but also comes and helps us with the shoe distribution. Their staff is always really great,” Cashioli said. “We’re really happy we’re able to help out the kids in the community in need,” Rauch added.
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Scouts To Mark 9/11 Anniversary With Ceremony in Wheeling

Scouts BSA will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on America with a service in Woodsdale this year, which will be followed by a carnival and recruitment event in Woodsdale’s park. Events are being organized by Scouts BSA Troop 79 — an all-girl troop based out of the...
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Hancock County Schools’ ARP grant proposal up for comment

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Board of Education’s grant application for the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Fund will be up for public comment beginning today. The fund, part of the American Rescue Plan passed by Congress earlier this year, provides school districts with funding...