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Energy company may build two power plants in Brooke

March 3, 2015 WELLSBURG — A Buffalo-based energy company has announced it may build two gas-fired power plants on more than 100 acres north of the former Wheeling Corrugating Plant in Beech Bottom. more »»


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Energy company may build two power plants in Brooke

March 3, 2015 WELLSBURG — A Buffalo-based energy company has announced it may build two gas-fired power plants on more than 100 acres north of the former Wheeling Corrugating Plant in Beech Bottom. more »»

Planners hear rezoning request for hotel

March 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — RSV Inc. plans to sell 5 acres of riverfront property near state Route 7 to a hotel developer and has requested a zoning change to allow the sale of the vacant lot to procee. more »»

Friends remember clerk as gruff with big heart

March 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Linda Porter, the clerk for the Jefferson County commissioners for 42 years, died unexpectedly Saturday. more »»

Netanyahu blasts Iran deal, touts U.S.-Israel ties

March 3, 2015 Associated Press WASHINGTON — Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. more »»

Follansbee discusses paving

March 3, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — While streets and yards are covered with snow and there’s few, if any flowers, to be seen, spring and fall issues were on the minds of City Council Monday. Mayor David Velegol Jr. more »»

Local Sports

New Browns QB McCown barely knows Manziel

March 3, 2015 CLEVELAND — Josh McCown barely knows Johnny Manziel. more »»


March 3, 2015 3-on-3 hoops tourney on tap WEIRTON — Weirton United Way’s Taking It To The Hoop 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will take place on March 14-15 inside the Carl Hamill Fieldhouse on the Weir High School... more »»

Countdown on

March 3, 2015 GOODYEAR, Ariz. more »»

Peterson just 1 of the players left in limbo by ruling

March 3, 2015 BOSTON — There is a defensive end heading for free agency who had 15 sacks in his last full season. more »»


Richard Brown

March 3, 2015 Richard W. Brown, 65, of Mars, passed away on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, while under the care of the Good Samaritan Hospice House in Wexford. more »»

Virginia Belardine

March 3, 2015 Virginia Marie Belardine, 89, of Steubenville, died on Monday, March 2, 2015, at Trinity West Hospital. more »»

Anna Baricska

March 3, 2015 Anna Mae (Foley) Baricska, 84, of Steubenville, OH, passed away February 28, 2015, at Trinity West ER. Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home on Thursday from 10 a.m. more »»

Eric Garvin

March 3, 2015 Eric Joseph “E.J.” Garvin, 38, of New Athens died Sunday, March 1, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, OH. more »»

Robert Travis

March 3, 2015 Robert “Bob” Travis, 76, of Rayland, OH, died Sunday. Visitation Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville, where services will be Thursday at 3 p.m. more »»


Accessorizing topic for woman’s club

March 3, 2015 It was a sea of red when the GFWC/Ohio Wintersville Woman’s Club members held their Feb. more »»

National Active, Retired Federal Employees Chapter 2191 to meet

March 3, 2015 The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 2191 will hold its meeting at 9:30 a.m. on March 9 at the Shorac Family Center, Wintersville. more »»

Lending a hand

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Full schedule of 2015 events at Brightway

March 2, 2015 SMITHFIELD — A full schedule of events has been planned for the Brightway Center, and more than 25 volunteers attended the Volunteer Social and Fellowship to learn about upcoming programming and... more »»

Spring 5K to benefit Relay for Life set for March 21

March 2, 2015 TILTONSVILLE — Community members can lace up their sneakers in the fight against cancer as the Buckeye Local School District Relay Committee holds its sixth-annual Relay For Life Spring 5K Run/Walk... more »»

Letters to the Editor

Cancer dietary distribution a success

March 1, 2015 To the editor: Although challenged by the inclement weather, 23 volunteers braved the wintry blast and made it possible to complete the 21st Cancer Dietary Initiative monthly food distribution on Feb. more »»

Bono, Cook earn praise

March 1, 2015 To the editor: I am writing to express my sincere appreciation for the difference that K-9 officer Bono and K-9 police officer Rob Cook are making in our community. more »»

CCHS play was enjoyable

March 1, 2015 To the editor: I had an opportunity on Feb. 20 to see the Catholic Central High School Drama Club play for 2015, “Tomorrow is Another Day. more »»

Gentile criticism way off base

March 1, 2015 To the editor: In response to the letter authored by Franciscan University of Steubenville professor Joseph Zoric titled “What’s missing from Gentile’s record” (Feb. more »»

Smoking ban raises questions

March 1, 2015 To the editor: Beginning on July 8, the Hancock Board of Health in West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle held a series of meetings to get public input for a ban on second-hand smoke that includes all... more »»


Elevation offers books, music, gifts in Wellsburg

March 1, 2015 WELLSBURG — Elevation Books & Arts is a fitting name for the new Wellsburg business at 1438 Commerce St. (state Route 2) because its owner and manager aim to lift the spirits of those who enter. more »»

Validate subscription, log on to newspaper website for chance to win a tablet device

March 1, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Print subscribers to the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times will have a chance to win their choice of an iPad Mini or an Android tablet during a March promotional drive. more »»

Wellsburg couple endows WVU dentistry scholarship

March 1, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — Dr. David G. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

March 1, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Lucilla Groves (deceased) to William Groves, 7.777 acres, Island Creek Townshi. more »»

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