Martins Ferry

Martins Ferry,

city (1990 pop. 7,990), Belmont co., E Ohio, on the Ohio River opposite Wheeling, W.Va.; settled 1780, inc. as a city 1885. It was formerly an industrial coal-mining and steel-manufacturing city. The novelist William Dean HowellsHowells, William Dean,
1837–1920, American novelist, critic, and editor, b. Martins Ferry, Ohio. Both in his own novels and in his critical writing, Howells was a champion of realism in American literature.
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 was born in Martins Ferry. In Walnut Grove Cemetery are the graves of Elizabeth (Betty) and Ebenezer ZaneZane, Ebenezer,
1747–1811, American pioneer and land speculator, b. near what is now Moorefield, W.Va. (then Virginia). With his brothers Silas and Jonathan, he went west in 1769 and established the settlement at Wheeling, of which he became the leader.
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Compston-Strough replaces Robert "Bubba" Kapral, who has been named executive sports editor of The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register and the Times Leader; he'd been managing editor in Martins Ferry for 9-3/4 years.
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His passage from the hell of Martins Ferry to his professional success at Hunter College and then his light-filled days in Fano, Italy, with Annie replays a Dante-like accomplishment at the completion of his journey "on top of the sunlight.
Carpenter resigned two weeks ago as chief in Martins Ferry, where the celebrity couple's surrogate lived, reports the Telegraph.
The alleged burglary took place in mid-May in Martins Ferry, Ohio, and was apparently aimed at supplying a tabloid with photos and other information about the surrogate mother, the official said.
The alleged break-in took place in Martins Ferry, Ohio, and was apparently aimed at getting photographs and other information about her.
OVHSEC is a two-hospital system consisting of Ohio Valley Medical Center, located in Wheeling, WV, and East Ohio Regional Medical Center, located in Martins Ferry, OH.
The two officers, Martins Ferry Police Chief Barry Carpenter and Bridgeport Police Chief Chad Dojack, denied all charges and were freed on their own recognisance.
Growing up in the mill and factory town of Martins Ferry, Ohio, Wright, of course, experienced first-hand the hard life of America's working poor.
Beginning June 21, the Bicentennial Wagon Train will travel from Ohio's eastern border in Martins Ferry, along the Historic National Road (U.
According to reports, officials in Ohio have seized Martins Ferry Police Chief Barry Carpenter's phone after learning he used it to take photos of the inside of the surrogate mum's home.