Parkersburg Newswire (Page 6)

Parkersburg Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Buildings added to city's blight listRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Marietta Times

    ... of homes and properties within the municipal limits. Previous discussion led to the consideration of Parkersburg's current maintenance code and the group met Tuesday to review that example. Council members debated the need to put in place a ...

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  2. Veterans memorial damagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... remnants of a substance spilled or splashed on the bricks of the Stepping Stones of Honor Veterans Memorial in Parkersburg's City Park two weeks ago were still visible Monday. (Photo by Evan Bevins) Farris said he asked the city's parks department ...

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  3. City maintaining more abandoned lotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    City code director Gary Moss said that when the city decided last year to contract with a company to maintain so-called "code lots" instead of having temporary workers do it, they anticipated having them mow 60 to 80 lots this summer. This vacant lot at the corner of Oakhurst Avenue and 16th Street is one of nearly 300 maintained by the City of Parkersburg, which contracts with Mineral Wells-based Lawncrafters to mow such properties.

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  4. Post Office ready to relocateRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    By the end of July, the Parkersburg Post Office on Juliana Street will be a mass of deserted twists and turns, offices, corners and halls. The post office is putting the finishing touches on the move to the former York Photo Lab building at 400 Rayon Drive on Parkersburg's south side.

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  5. American Red Cross helping in the wake of severe weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | West Virginia Metro

    ... weather. Tammy Whitacre, the Major Gifts Officer of the American Red Cross in Morgantown, was called to help in Parkersburg. "By 4 a.m. Monday morning there were between 18 to 20 people literally in a fire house with nothing but a Red Cross blanket ...

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  6. ELSASS-LEE, BonnieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice ELSASS-LEE, Bonnie Bonnie was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia on December 24, 1948, the first of two children born to Nathalie and David Reich. Bonnie attended Endicott College and Ohio University graduating with a degree in early childhood education.

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  7. Cornelius releases Read vacancy nominee listRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The state party-recognized chairman of the Wood County Republican Executive Committee released the names Monday of three people he said will be nominated to fill a vacant Parkersburg City Council seat. Mayor Jimmy Colombo, who will make the appointment, said he won't pick anyone until questions about the local party's leadership are resolved.

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  8. Grand jury indicts FlowersRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Ashley Nicole Flowers, the former Parkersburg city finance director, was indicted by a Wood County grand jury Monday on charges of child neglect creating a risk of injury. Flowers, 31, 2615 Cypress St., was indicted by a special grand jury on two counts of child neglect creating risk of injury from Febuary 2015.

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  9. Parkersburg Police investigate possible homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | West Virginia Metro

    Police began a homicide investigation Sunday after discovering a man dead in a home of an apparent single gunshot wound. Davisville resident Rocky Parsons, 55, was found after police received a tipoff that someone was leaving the Dillaway Street residence with a gun.

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  10. Red Cross opens flood shelterRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Sharon Kesselring, executive director of the American Red Cross of Northwest West Virginia, said officials have established a flood shelter at the South Parkersburg Baptist Church at 1655 Blizzard Drive in Parkersburg. "The shelter is for those affected by flooding," she said.

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  11. Mineral Wells mud-covered following flash floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | West Virginia Metro

    ... in creeks and one church that's been damaged," Parsons said. The American Red Cross Mid-Ohio Valley Chapter in Parkersburg set up a shelter for residents Monday afternoon at South Parkersburg Baptist Church. Executive Director Sharon Kesselring said ...

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  12. N. Cumberland backs Route 2 wideningRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... commerce that calls for the widening of Route 2 from a two-lane highway to a four-lane highway - primarily from Parkersburg to Chester. "The widening of this highway is a critical tool in the long-term success of our regional businesses, industries ...

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  13. Man killed in Parkersburg motorcycle wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | West Virginia Metro

    James Ramey, Jr., 74, was traveling north on Green Street when he collided with a car traveling west on 5th Street, Parkersburg police said. Ramey died at Camden Clark Medical Center Sunday evening.

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  14. Gerald - Jerry' HuppRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | NewsandSentinel.com

    He was born in Parkersburg on March 14, 1943, one of six children of the late Gerald Carter and Reva Mae Bailey Hupp. Following high school "Jerry" served his country in the Marines.

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  15. Marvin I. BeckertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Marvin I. Beckert, 74, of Parkersburg, W.Va., passed away to be with the Lord on July 11, 2015, at Camden Clark Medical Center. He was born Nov. 12, 1940, in Mt.

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  16. Wood carvers showcase works to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Wood carvers from across the region gathered in Parkersburg on Saturday for the Geppetto Club annual Carving on the Porch event at Woodcraft. Pat Wentzel, secretary of the club, said the event allows the club's 15 members to show their particular styles.

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  17. Cornelius says 3 apply for vacancyRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 12 | NewsandSentinel.com

    While questions remain to be answered regarding how a vacant seat on Parkersburg City Council will be filled, some of those involved are moving forward with the process. At its regular meeting Tuesday, Parkersburg City Council is expected to declare the District 7 seat, formerly held by Aaron Read, vacant.

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  18. One dead in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin said around 7:16 p.m. Sunday a uniformed officer was flagged down by a pedestrian who informed him a shooting took place at 1302 Dillaway St., Parkersburg. The name of a man arrested in connection with the incident had not been released Sunday.

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  19. Parkersburg museum a tribute to formerly booming industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | O-R Online

    Paul Hoblitzell, president of the Oil & Ga Museum, looks over the acrylonitrile butadiene styrene plastic display in the new exhibit section at the museum in Parkersburg, W.Va.

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  20. West Virginia museum a tribute to formerly booming industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. PARKERSBURG, W.Va. -- When visitors enter the Oil and Gas Museum, they will find themselves stepping out of the 21st century and into a ...

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