Old Cadiz Rd. A bunch of crows just hanging out!!!KbroylesNewsBreak Contributor
Union Hill Rd. There’s something calming seeing the flag waving in the wind as we smoke 💨 our 420 at 2:30 😂KbroylesNewsBreak Contributor
I love the beautiful drives all along Wheeling once you leave the Island and downtown!KbroylesNewsBreak Contributor
Alt Rt 27 into Follansbee! I love this little town! So cute 🥰KbroylesNewsBreak Contributor
Richmond Hts Council Embroiled in a Heated Dispute; Economic Director Candidate Not WantedBrown on ClevelandNewsBreak Contributor
Ohio Valley man arrested for kidnapping and other serious crimes
BROOKE COUNTY– An Ohio Valley man has been arrested for kidnapping and other serious crimes. Deputies in Brooke County say they responded to a report of a burglary in progress on Glass Lane, Wellsburg, WV. Officials say the owner of the establishment was able to detain a female subject but a man ran into the […]
“Inside I was panicked.” Brooke County Teacher shares first hand account of saving child from choking
BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) A local teacher is being called a hero after saving a third grader’s life. Jason Williamson, a Health and Physical Education teacher at Brooke Intermediate North, identified a student who was choking on food during breakfast Wednesday morning. Williamson immediately jumped into action and started assisting the student by patting the […]
Unearthing the Past: Brooke County's Historical Tapestry
Brooke County in West Virginia stands as a guardian of history, with its historical sites offering a profound connection to the past. Among these, the Beech Bottom Fort Site is a treasure trove of historical significance, shedding light on the Native American heritage and colonial encounters that shaped the region. The prehistoric Beech Bottom Mound, a centerpiece of the site, is a testament to the ceremonial and burial practices of indigenous cultures of the Ohio River Valley. Archaeologists have unearthed artifacts like flint blades and pipe-stone tubes, as well as a skeleton adorned with shell and copper beads, offering glimpses into a sophisticated society with far-reaching trade networks.
Local ATV crash sends man to the hospital
OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) — Officials in Ohio County have confirmed a man was injured after he went over a steep hill on his ATV and landed in the woods. Emergency crews headed to Triadelphia off Chapel Hill Road, where the accident occurred just hours ago. Authorities say it appears the man went backward down […]
Local Ohio city ranked in top 15 best cities to retire in on a budget
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) – Retirement is something many people in the workforce look forward to with many planning their move to warmer climates. But a new analysis suggests a small city right here in the Ohio Valley might be creating some competition. A new analysis from a personal finance website known as […]
Steubenville and Nutcracker Village kick off Today Show's Merriest Main Streets series amidst eager crowd
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio — Steubenville and the Nutcracker Village were featured on the Merriest Main Streets Series on Friday morning on the Today Show. A sizable crowd – with signs in hand -- ignored the weather and showed up at Fort Steuben for the event. Steubenville’s was the...
East Liverpool man sent to federal prison on gun charge
Inside the home, the indictment said investigators found four semiautomatic pistols, three shotguns and four semiautomatic rifles in a safe.
The 30-Year-Old Betsy Sweeny Paid $16,500 For an Old Abandoned House and Completely Transformed It
Betsy Sweeny, at the age of 30, embarked on an extraordinary journey of restoration and transformation, turning a cheap and neglected piece of history into a vibrant home. In 2019, after resigning from her job to focus on the restoration of historic buildings at the Wheeling National Heritage Area in West Virginia, Betsy rented a loft in Wheeling. Her passion for preserving architectural heritage led her to the decision to purchase the McLain House, a remarkable three-bedroom, one-and-a-half bathroom dwelling constructed in 1892.
End of an era: Historic Ohio florist shop Ed McCauslen's closes after 145 years in business
A popular spot on 4th Street in Steubenville has been providing generations of Ohio Valley residents with flowers for every occasion. But as of Thursday, the doors at Ed McCauslen's Florist will be closed for good. In the last century and a half, they’ve not only grown beautiful flowers, but...
Drosselmeyer’s makes it Christmas every day in Steubenville
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (WTRF) — It’s Christmas morning, well before sunrise…and you’re the only one awake. The lights on the tree glow softly as your excitement builds for what lies in the presents wrapped up below the branches. It’s that childhood magic that Drosselmeyer’s on Steubenville’s 4th Street captures, either on Christmas Eve or the hottest […]
Local radio station in desperate need of support to stay on the air
WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — The radio station that carries the iconic music of the Wheeling Jamboree needs a little help from its friends. But the Wheeling Jamboree board of directors says the small station is desperately in need of support. They are 30 months behind in their rent to the company that owns the broadcast […]
Brooke County Commissioners address multiple board seat vacancies
BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) At the Brooke County Commission meeting, commissioners discussed upcoming vacancies on two of the county’s boards. There will be one vacancy on the Brooke County Health Board and three on the Brooke Hills Park Board. Commissioners say these vacancies are mostly due to terms being up and reappoints are needed as […]
Police looking for suspect that went into a local business and allegedly committed an armed robbery
UPDATE: NOVEMBER 29, 2:27 P.M. Wheeling Police describe the suspect as an older white male with blonde hair who was wearing an orange jacket and grey-colored pants at the time of the incident. Anyone with any information is urged to call Wheeling Police at 304–234–3664 or Crime Stoppers Upper Ohio Valley at 877-TIPS4US. ———————————————————————————————— Wheeling […]
new manchester, WV Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around new manchester..
Traffic stop on Thanksgiving leads to 2 people arrested on Ohio State Route 7 by local police
MINGO JUNCTION, Ohio (WTRF) On Thursday, November 23, 2023 Mingo Junction Police Department conducted a traffic stop on Ohio State route 7 southbound near Commercial Avenue for a traffic violation. The passenger of the vehicle had an outstanding warrant. And the female driver allegedly admitted to having drugs inside the vehicle. Police seized a significant […]
The gas price fluctuate between $2.76 and $2.99 in Steubenville as of 2023-11-30. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.
Bulger, Pennsylvania: A Testament to America's Industrial Legacy and Transformation
Bulger, Pennsylvania, once the lifeblood of America's Industrial Revolution, tells a tale of transformation from a coal mining stronghold to a vestige of industrial history. At its zenith in July 1914, the Bulger mines fueled the nation's steel industry, extracting an astonishing 25,800 tons of coal. The essence of this small town, now quiet, is preserved in the memories of its former glory, reminding us of the pivotal role such communities played in the economic surge of America.
Miracle League, Brooke County Schools collaborate to create inclusive playground and baseball field
BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. — The Miracle League of The Northern Ohio Valley Panhandle is working with the Brooke County Schools to build a baseball field and playground on the the high school campus. The project's goal is to build an inclusive space for people with special needs and be...
Urgent Notice for Local Residents: Boil Water Advisory Issued for Multiple Streets in Weirton Due to Water Line Maintenance
On 11/28/2023, a water line on Cove Rd underwent maintenance, causing a temporary water supply disruption. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the West Virginia Bureau of Public Health require public notification when water lines run dry due to potential contamination risks. Consequently, a boil water notice has been issued for Cove Rd, Overbrook Dr, Garden Way, Spring St, Edna St, Evelyn Ave, Anderson St, Byron St, Cove Hill Rd, Sandy St, and other affected customers.
High School State Championship Weather Forecast For Wheeling
WOAY-TV (Oak Hill, WV): Chief Meteorologist Chad Merrill has your West Virginia state championship football forecasts for Wheeling, WV. The forecast covers the games Friday night into Saturday: