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Beautiful view of the Ohio River from up above!Key DasherNewsBreak Contributor
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Highway reopened after crash, car fire closed I-275 in Colerain
The crash happened around 5:40 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-275 between Colerain Avenue and Blue Rock Road, according to a spokesperson with the Colerain Police Department.
One Ohio Valley community named an amazing place to retire
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio (WTRF) – St. Clairsville has been named one of the 13 secretly amazing places to retire in Ohio. This is according to a publication called A to Z Animals. They point out the city’s rich cultural heritage. They say the first newspaper dedicated to eliminating slavery was published here by Benjamin Lundy. […]
Nationally-known sports photographer and St. C. native collapses at OSU-Michigan game
COLUMBUS (WTRF) – A local Ohio man who is a nationally-renowned sports photographer collapsed on the sidelines while working at the Michigan vs. Ohio State game Saturday, Nov. 25 in Ann Arbor. Aaron Josefczyk, a St. Clairsville native and St. Clairsville High School alumnus, suffered a major heart attack on the sidelines of the game, according […]
Urgent: 48-Hour Boil Order Issued for Walnut Drive Residents
Effective 12-04-23 at 4:15 PM, a 48 Hour Boil Order is in effect for the following residents: On Walnut Drive house numbers 102 104 106 108 110 116 132 and 134. If you have any questions, please contact the Utility Office at 740-695-1410.Visit here for more details.
Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum is a holiday destination
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) – It was once a family home where people raised children, entertained guests, lived and eventually died. Now it’s the Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum in Barnesville. What was once John and Sarah Bradfield’s home is now a holiday destination. Each of its 26 rooms are elaborately decorated for Christmas and […]
Man Found Dead In Woods; No Foul Play Suspected
Police say no foul play is suspected after a man was found dead in a wooded area over the weekend. Police were called to the woods along Slippery Rock Road in West Liberty Borough Saturday afternoon just after 1 p.m. When police got on scene, they found a 64-year-old man...
Creno's Pizza opens new franchise in Bridgeport, bringing a slice of old-world style
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio — A new pizza franchise is moving into Bridgeport with an opening date set for Tuesday. Creno’s Pizza started in Zanesville and has grown to 25 franchises across the state. Its newest location is 869 National Road. Franchise owner Steve Myers wanted to give the...
Local man arrested after multi-county crime spree and Steubenville store makes offers Christmas 365 days a year: Here’s a look back at the week’s top headlines
(WTRF) — Here’s a look back at the week’s top stories. Wheeling police have arrested a man who walked into a local business and allegedly committed an armed robbery. Man arrested in Brooke County is the same man that Wheeling Police were looking for in armed robbery Officials say it took place Wednesday at Lily’s […]
Unearthing West Virginia’s ancient history: Grave Creek Mound, Moundsville’s prehistoric tomb
MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (WTRF) – West Virginia is known for its Appalachian culture and storied mountain communities, but there is an even older side to the region, one that is ancient and pre-dates the founding of the state itself. Prehistoric Native American people once inhabited the land and left their...
Don’t miss JingleFest this week in Wheeling!
WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) – If you’re creative, artistic or have a flare for decoration, listen up! The Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their 2nd annual JingleFest Holiday Luncheon. It’s their last big event of the year and will take place at the River City Ballroom from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on […]
Girls Varsity Basketball beats St. Clairsville 62 – 15
Lady Reds came out hot taking a 20-5 first quarter lead. The Reds went into halftime with a 44-7 lead. The Reds improve to 3-2 and will travel to Beaver Local on Thursday. Points: Zara Harveth 20 Eliana Mason 13 Allie Ault 11 Rhyan O’Grady 9. Rebounds: Harveth 10...
WATCH: Touchdown catch in West Virginia high school football championship called one of the best catches ever
WEST VIRGINIA– A touchdown catch that happened during a high school high school football championship game in West Virginia is being called the best ever. On Friday night in the West Virginia Class-AA State Championship game between Fairmont and North Marion High school in Wheeling, West Virginia, North Marion High Landon Frey made an unbelievable […]
Wheeling mayor proposes cash incentives for businesses losing customers during Streetscape Project
WHEELING, W.Va (WTRF) – For the last year, Wheeling has been going through massive construction as a part of the $32 million Streetscape Project. The project has now entered a phase that is causing some serious issues for downtown businesses. Several sidewalks and streets are closed or difficult to maneuver both on Main […]
Viva Italia! Undo’s Italian Heritage Festival Gala coming this weekend
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO (WTRF) — An event that helps support one of the biggest festivals in the Ohio Valley and local students in the community will happen this weekend. It is that time of year for the annual Undo’s Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Gala. For the 4th year, Undo’s West in St. Clairsville […]
These beech bottom, WV based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near beech bottom.
Bellaire Trounces St. C at Home
BELLAIRE, OHIO (WTRF)– The Lady Reds defeated the Red Devils 62-15 at home Monday. Next up, 3-2 Bellaire plays Beaver on the road Thursday. 0-3 St. Clairsville host Cambridge on Thursday.
Mystery surrounds rare Catholic shrine in southern West Virginia
BOOMER, W.Va. — Only one church of the Roman Catholic faith in West Virginia is venerated as a "shrine"—a place of special devotion that contains a saint's relic. But church officials at the diocese in Wheeling, West Virginia, are at a loss to explain how the shrine was designated and what sacred relic may be included.
MiniKiss, the hottest little band in the world, is coming to West Virginia
The hottest little band in the world, MINIKISS , is coming to Wheeling, West Virginia. MINIKISS is labeled as a talented group of little people known for their electrifying KISS-inspired performances that have rocked audiences at some of the biggest events and venues worldwide. MINIKISS has made a name for themselves with unforgettable appearances on […]
St. Clairsville Christmas parade dazzles with floats, Santa Claus and a surprise superhero
St. Clairsville, OH — The St. Clairsville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the cities annual Christmas parade this afternoon. The parade had the streets lined and it included floats, tractor trailers, and included appearances by Santa Claus and even one super hero.
Fundraiser held for local couple that lost everything in home explosion
WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — A fundraiser to help a local family who tragically lost their house in a home explosion earlier this year was held today in Wheeling. In October of this year, Ashley DeAngelis and Timmy Goldbaugh lost their house, and all their belongings were destroyed when they saw their home go up in […]