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Planned Gateway Park Moving Ahead on Wheeling Island

WHEELING — The state of West Virginia’s plan to rehabilitate the historic Wheeling Suspension Bridge is not the only project moving forward in connection with the Ohio River landmark. A major project that had been in the planning phase for a site in the shadow of the Suspension Bridge —...
WHEELING, WV
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Senators on border crisis: “Congress has got to do its job”

Wheeling, W.Va. (WTRF) – The mayor of Del Rio, Texas says Haitian migrants are no longer camped out there as of today. The news comes after nearly 15,000 people had gathered over the weekend under a bridge at the border town. It’s the latest chapter of a debate over immigration...
WHEELING, WV
Intelligencer

Benwood May See Sewer Costs Increase

WHEELING — Benwood pays Wheeling to take its sewage at its wastewater plant, and that cost is going to increase as Wheeling seeks to improve its water and sewer systems. Benwood now must consider passing on steep sewer rate hikes to customers. City officials may also look to build its own sewer plant, or partner with nearby McMechen on a joint project to construct a new facility.
BENWOOD, WV
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Things to Do Near You: The Barnesville Pumpkin Festival and more

BARNESVILLE, Ohio (WTRF) — If you’re looking for something to do this weekend— well, you’re in luck. The Barnesville Pumpkin Festival is back, and it’s extra special this year. Have you have ever wanted to see, in person, a pumpkin that weighs more than one ton? If so, we know...
BARNESVILLE, OH
Intelligencer

Wheeling YMCA Light of the Valley Luncheon Is Wednesday

WHEELING — In celebrating those who go the extra mile for youth in the Ohio Valley, the Wheeling YMCA’s “Light of the Valley” luncheon takes another step in lending a helping hand to those children. The luncheon is the Y’s main fundraiser for the year. Funds from the event help...
WHEELING, WV
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EL school board honors Dick Wolf

EAST LIVERPOOL — While the community remembered Richard Keith ” Dick” Wolf as an activist, his former colleagues on the East Liverpool school board honored their friend. Wolf, who served as a board member for 37 years, died Sunday at his residence following a lengthy illness. In a story in...
EAST LIVERPOOL, OH
Observer-Reporter

PennDOT names three team finalists to administer bridge tolling project

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is nudging forward a controversial plan that would place tolls on several interstate bridges in the commonwealth, including the span over Interstate 79 near Bridgeville. Last week, PennDOT announced it had picked three finalists to administer a public-private partnership that would fix bridges the department...
BRIDGEVILLE, PA
WTOV 9

I-70 Main Street exit ramp won't close prior to the reopening of the interstate

WHEELING, W.Va. — The Main Street Wheeling exit on I-70 off the Fort Henry Bridge will not be closing prior to the reopening of the interstate. On Thursday, West Virginia Division of Highways District 6 Engineer Tony Clark announced that the interstate closure east of the Wheeling Tunnel should be wrapping up in the coming weeks.
WHEELING, WV
Times-Leader

Martins Ferry in Belmont County celebrates homecoming court

The Martins Ferry High School Marching Band and cheerleaders perform along Fourth Street during the homecoming parade Friday. Royalty candidates were driven past waving onlookers. The queen was to be crowned at halftime of the game against Cambridge on Friday evening. The homecoming dance is at 7 p.m. Saturday.
MARTINS FERRY, OH
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Too early to say if or when the Wheeling Suspension Bridge can reopen to vehicles

OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) – It’s looking like a long road ahead for the Wheeling Suspension Bridge project. 7NEWS spoke with DOH District 6 Engineer Tony Clark, who tells us it’s still too early to say when or if the bridge can be reopened to vehicle traffic. The contactor that is set to do the job is currently working on repairs to the I-70 project. Once they are able to get to begin they can assess the damage to the bridge to see if it can be reopened.
WHEELING, WV