city (1990 pop. 22,124), Brooke and Hancock counties, NW W.Va., in the industrial Northern Panhandle, on the Ohio River; settled 1790s, inc. 1947. Its industries include coal mining and the manufacture of steel, chemicals, cans, chrome, and pet foods. Nearby are a thoroughbred racetrack and two state parks.
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A former police officer in West Virginia, who filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the Weirton Police Department after he was fired for refusing to shoot a distressed African-American suspect holding a gun, was paid $175,000 in settlement, reports said Monday.
That night, Stephen Mader, then an officer with the Weirton Police Department in West Virginia, responded to a domestic-dispute call.
In 1933, shortly after the passage of the National Industrial Recovery Act, ten thousand unorganized workers at the Weirton Steel Works walked out in protest of the company union and sought affiliation with the Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers (AAISTW).
Headquartered in Weirton, West Virginia, Tier One Relocation is a Department of Defense relocation manager.
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The company will operate North American distribution online, serviced from Weirton, West Virginia.
The company currently operates facilities located in New Cumberland and Weirton, W.
According to the Weirton Daily Times, "Cutrone said everyone is welcome to the dinner, which will be held from 11 a.
To sustain an acceptable performance level despite disruptions, the Weirton Area Port Authority (WAPA) turned to the experts at Stevens Institute of Technology School of Engineering and Science and Howe School of Technology Management to create a resiliency plan in the event of an emergency.
In 2009, the savings bank came up with $100,000 to be used as seed money for a community reinvestment program in Ward 4 of Weirton, which is a town of about 19,000.
The "Steelworker for the Future" program will begin in August with the start of the fall semester at Eastern Gateway Community College in Steubenville, Ohio, and at West Virginia Northern Community College's Weirton campus.
Miller began his career as a sports stringer for The Herald-Star in Steubenville, Ohio, and later worked as a sports writer and editor at the nearby Weirton Daily Times in West Virginia.