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Blog Posts in April, 2017

Steve Novotney Says, "Mall Memories and the Future"

Belmont County Commissioner Mark Thomas explains the current retail crunch in the country very well, and he doesn't make any excuses. Stores are closing at the Ohio Valley mall -- some big ones ...
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Steve Novotney Says, "A Good Deal That Falls Short"

While I am pleased with Wheeling Council's decision to offer American Legion Post 89 a "last chance," I do not believe the terms of the agreement went far enough. As an East Wheeling ...
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Ipad Air 2 Giveaway

Ipad Air Giveaway 2017 The Watchdog is giving away a 16 gigabyte Ipad Air with Wi-Fi. The winner will be drawn May 5 th on SNL during the 4pm hour. This giveaway is proudly brought to you by ICR ...
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Steve Novotney Says, "It Is That Powerful"

How bad is heroin? So, I heard a story recently about a hospitalized woman who needed surgery to survive, and during her time at the facility the staff discovered that she brought with her everything ...
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Steve Novotney Says, "Help Health; Don't Hurt the Economy"

It is likely none of them have lived paycheck-to-paycheck, and if they have during their respective lifetimes, it was a number of years ago. In Ohio County, we have a medical supply business owner, a ...
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Steve Novotney Says, "Two-Way Is the Right Way"

They've never been that way. They've always been one way. And that's, well, one-way. Wheeling Mayor Glenn Elliott mentioned several times during his campaign that he believes ...
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Steve Novotney Says, "Alter OVRTA Schedules"

The city manager of Wheeling delivered some good news a little more than a week ago on the Watchdog Network. The headline? " Conversation Taking Place Concerning Bus Schedule in Wheeling." ...
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Steve Novotney Says, "It's All in the 'Word Cloud'"

The second question listed on the online survey offered by Wheeling's ad-hoc Retention and Recruitment Committee was this: "Outside of improving the availability of jobs and affordable ...
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Steve Novotney Says, "To Veto or Not To?"

There's no gambling at The Highlands in Ohio County. Never has been. The Perkins Restaurant in Wheeling has a limited video lottery parlor, and so do most bars and restaurants in the Friendly City ...
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Lawn Mower Giveaway

The Watchdog is giving away high end self-propelled lawnmower just in time for grass cutting season. The winner will be drawn Friday April 14 th in the 5pm hour on SNL. This giveaway is proudly ...
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