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An Ohio man is dead after an accident at a West Virginia coal mine

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say a coal miner has died in an accident at a northern West Virginia underground mine. The West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training says 38-year-old William A. Richards of Cadiz, Ohio, was killed in the accident Wednesday at the Tunnel Ridge Mine in Triadelphia.
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One person stabbed at bar in Beaver County

PULASKI TOWNSHIP, Pa. — One person was taken to the hospital after being stabbed at a bar in Beaver County. The stabbing happened at Marion Hill Bar And Grill on Rochester Road around 12:30 a.m. Friday. The victim was taken to the hospital. It was initially unclear if anyone...

Hancock County teacher resigns

The principal of Oak Glen Middle School, Dr. Alyssa Mick, has resigned.  This all stems from a grievance filed against the Hancock County Board of Education by Dr.  Mick. The Hancock County Board of Education is finalizing the grievance that was filed against them on the Director of Personnel position.   There were allegations of favoritism […]

UPDATE: Two Wellsburg homes total losses after fire

UPDATE (8/18 4:55 p.m.) — Both 1335 and 1337 Main St. have been completely destroyed by fire, according to Franklin Fire Chief Gerald McClain. Firefighters say they arrived after a report around 1:30. One firefighter was taken to the hospital with a finger injury. Wellsburg, Franklin, Follansbee, Hooverson Heights and McKinleyville were all on scene. […]

Drone video helps firefighters battle massive blaze

Four people were hurt, including three firefighters, in a massive fire in Rochester, Beaver County, Thursday morning. Two buildings on Brighton Avenue caught fire, and one of them collapsed. Now, we're getting a look at the drone video that helped crews battle the flames. The drone was provided by Unmanned...

The Pickle Jar and a Storage Building Burned to the Ground

Photo above submitted to Beaver County Radio. Other Photos by Keith Walsh – Beaver County Radio. Story by Sandy Giordano – Beaver County Radio. Published August 19, 2022 8:35 A.M. (Rochester, PA) Rochester Fire Chief Mike Mamone reported Friday morning that the Pickle Jar Antique Shop and a...

Canonsburg couple facing charges in 3-month-old's death

Canonsburg police are looking for two parents in connection with the death of a 3-month-old. Shannon McKnight, 23, and James May, 31 are facing charges. Police say officers responded to the couple’s home and found the baby wasn't breathing. She was taken to the hospital where she later died.

Police say woman used drugs at public park in Brilliant

BRILLIANT, Ohio (WTRF) – Wells Township Police say they arrested a woman for allegedly using drugs at a local park. Amber Folda from Brilliant was caught on surveillance video using a hypodermic needle at the pavilion at the South End Park Tuesday night around 9:30. Police saw the video this morning and issued a warrant […]

Sycamore summer season camp enjoyable | Information, Sports, Work opportunities

The Sycamore Youth Centre hosted a summer time camp that involved far more than 100 little ones in grades kindergarten by way of 8 and 35 volunteers when it was held Aug. 8-12 at the center, situated at 301 N. Fourth St., Steubenville. The learners discovered Bible stories from the Previous and New Testaments and, for a palms-on discovering encounter, participated in classes centered on a STEAM curriculum, an acronym for Science, Technological know-how, Engineering, Artwork and Arithmetic, in accordance to Bobbyjon Bauman, again left, heart director. The college students had a recreation time and ended up offered a food. The camp was totally free of demand and is for children age 5 through the eighth quality, based mostly on the past school calendar year. The middle is now turning interest, Bauman explained, to the 50 tumble immediately after-university courses that will be provided with signups working through September and courses commencing Oct. 3. To signal up for fall lessons go to Thoughts can be directed to Bauman by textual content or by calling (740) 409-2986.

Brooke County resident celebrates milestone birthday

BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) A Brooke County resident is celebrating 100 years of life! And one of her favorite things to do is play Bingo! Members decorated her bingo seat for her as a surprise and as soon as she walked in the door she was all smiles. Marian Taylor has been playing Bingo at […]

Weirton Madonna Blue Dons: 2022 High School Football Preview

The Madonna Blue Dons posted a winning record in 2021 and lost just three conference games. The team let go of many of its seniors from last season but welcomes in a new coach.    “We have a lot of young guys competing for spots this year so we can’ wait to go out and see […]

Weir Red Riders: 2022 High School Football Preview

WEIRTON- It’s been four years since the Weir Red Riders played postseason pigskin. It hasn’t won a conference or state championship since 2005. This marks the 99th year for the football program. “The goal is always playoffs but there’s some reality to when you get kids that aren’t ready for varsity play yet who get […]

Bellevue Ball cases become a growing concern for Steubenville officials | News, sports, jobs

STEUBENVILLE – This week the city council found out that it needs to address problems at Belleview Pool or there may not be Belleview Pool for much longer. At a meeting Tuesday, Parks and Recreation Director Laurie Fetherwolf asked the board for permission to begin work with Aspire, the city’s grant-writing advisor, on an application for a $150,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. A domestic match will require $150,000. Fetherwolf said the application would not be due until November, so the board would have plenty of time to withdraw.