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July 30, 2014 By MARK J. MILLER Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — Gov. John Kasich and Lt. Gov. more »»

 
 
 

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Kasich accepts endorsement

July 30, 2014 By MARK J. MILLER Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — Gov. John Kasich and Lt. Gov. more »»

Council talks demolitions, roundabout

July 30, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The city administration asked City Council Tuesday night to consider borrowing $907,500 in order to demolish 55 dilapidated structures in the city. more »»

Mountain lion seen

July 30, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — An off-duty state wildlife officer Tuesday evening reported seeing what is believed to be a mountain lion near Fernwood State Forest, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources reporte. more »»

New Firefighters Take Oath

July 30, 2014 Six new firefighters participated in swearing-in ceremonies Tuesday afternoo. more »»

Airport authority told runway now complete

July 30, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Regional Airport Authority was informed on Tuesday that work on the runway extension project at the county airport is now 100 percent complet. more »»

Local Sports

For Goodness Sake brings intriguing presence

July 31, 2014 CHESTER — Granted, there are trainers bringing more accomplished horses to Saturday’s Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby presented by Xpressbet. But none are as intriguing as Michael A. more »»

ROOKIE ON A RAMPAGE

July 31, 2014 LATROBE, Pa. — Ryan Shazier grew up the football equivalent of a Rorschach test. Some coaches looked at Shazier’s 6-foot-1 frame with plenty of room to grow and saw a defensive en. more »»

Greene’s No. 75 will be retired

July 31, 2014 LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are retiring Hall of Fame defensive end Joe Greene’s number No. 75. The team announced Wednesday that Greene will be honored during a ceremony on Nov. more »»

Bucco Blunder: Pirates fail to sweep Giants

July 31, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way. They don’t care how it happened, any break is welcome these day. more »»

Briefs

July 31, 2014 Big Red to hold golf tryouts STEUBENVILLE — Any student interested in trying out for the Steubenville Big Red golf team needs to report to Blackmoor Golf Course at 8 a.m. on Friday. more »»

Obituaries

Josephine Potenzini

July 30, 2014 POTENZINI, Josephine, 90, of Mingo Junction passed from this life peacefully, surrounded by family on July 28, 201. more »»

Joseph Zurek Sr.

July 30, 2014 ZUREK, Joseph Floyd, Sr., 96, of Dillonvale, OH, passed Monday, July 28, 2014, at Gables Care Center, Hopedale, O. more »»

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July 30, 2014 ECKELS, Lori A., 55, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at home. Born Feb. 8, 1959, in Weirton, she was a daughter of Dorothy Veselich Herkle of Weirton and the late John “Jack” Herkle. more »»

Margaret Wheeldin

July 30, 2014 WHEELDIN, Margaret “Jane,” 91, of Adena died Monday. Friends received Thursday from 2-8 p.m. at Borkoski Funeral Home, Adena, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. more »»

Pamela Carducci

July 30, 2014 CARDUCCI, Pamela (Neely), 67, of Smithfield, OH, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, at her home. more »»

Community

Kiwanis launch annual rose sale

July 31, 2014 They’re off and running … selling roses, that is. more »»

New Cumberland Lions honor Jack Ashcraft with an award

July 31, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — The New Cumberland Lions Club met recently with Russ Flanigan presenting an award to Jack Ashcraft, son of Lion John Ashcraft, expressing gratitude for his assistance with paper... more »»

Community happenings

July 31, 2014 Audrey Fuller marks 100th birthday Audrey Roe Fuller, formerly of Mingo Junction, celebrated her 100th birthday on July 18. more »»

Blueberries in the mix = happiness

July 30, 2014 Blueberries are popping out all over. The bushes are full of the berries that range in color from mid-dark blue through very dark blue to almost black. more »»

Entry deadline extended for Mingo pageant

July 30, 2014 Time is running out for “Little Princesses” and “Little Chiefs” to step forward. The deadline for entries into the Little Princess Aracoma and Little Chief Logan Pageant — part of festivities Aug. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Celebrate farmers’ market week

July 27, 2014 To the editor: Whenever you bite into a crisp apple or cook up fresh green beans, do you ever wonder where these products came from? If you shop at any of our local farmers’ markets, you don’t have... more »»

Overlooking accomplishments

July 27, 2014 To the editor: Just think what Republicans and conservatives would now be saying if it had been a Republican president who had prevented a second Great Depression, successfully enacted comprehensive... more »»

Council meeting disappointing

July 27, 2014 To the editor: I went to Tuesday’s Steubenville Council meeting and I am truly sad at what happened. First, they talked about a lot of ordinances they are going to pass. more »»

Event helps animal league

July 27, 2014 To the editor: My sister and I attended the Jefferson County Animal Welfare League benefit held July 13 at St. Florian Hal. more »»

Questions about appointment

July 20, 2014 To the editor: At the July 8 City Council meeting, 1st Ward Councilman Gerald DiLoreto found it necessary to resort to a written statement in order to launch his latest attack upon those who invest... more »»

Business

Ferguson Tire, founded in 1949, marks anniversary

July 27, 2014 WEIRTON – Ferguson Tire hosted a customer appreciation celebration in honor of their 65th anniversary on Tuesday featuring a “Car Cruise” with more than 60 classic vehicles registered for their... more »»

Quick Takes

July 27, 2014 CHARITY ADDITIONS: Charity Hospice recently welcomed two new faces to its organization. In September, the board of trustees announced Hope Kutz would take over the reins as chief operating officer. more »»

Real estate transfers

July 27, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Carole Jordan to Charles Jordan, lots 10-11 Cominotti proposed. more »»

Should online accounts die with you?

July 20, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Should your emails, web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to a family member much as you would a house or a box of letters? ... more »»

Ohio News

Ohio mumps cases now number 469

July 31, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The number of mumps cases in the recent central Ohio outbreak has reached 469 cases. more »»

Court hearing planned in Ohio in P&G protest case

July 31, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — Prosecutors and the attorneys are heading back to court in the case of nine Greenpeace activists facing felony charges for a stunning protest at Procter & Gamble's headquarters in... more »»

Amusement park tries to set shaved-heads record

July 31, 2014 MASON, Ohio (AP) — A southwestern Ohio amusement park hopes to set a world record for the most heads shaved simultaneously to help raise awareness and money for the fight against cancer. more »»

Prosecutor challenges Ohio prison release option

July 31, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says a procedure allowing the Ohio prisons director to recommend to judges early release for certain offenders violates the constitutional separation of powers. more »»

Health department revokes Ohio clinic's license

July 31, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The interim director of the Ohio Department of Health has signed an order to revoke the license of Toledo's last abortion clinic. more »»

National Sports

Dodgers beat Braves 3-2 for 5th straight win

July 31, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp has suddenly found his power, and it's helping keep the Los Angeles Dodgers atop the NL West. more »»

Century-old pipe break points to national problem

July 31, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky... more »»

Kluber outpitches Hernandez in 2-0 win

July 31, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians' new ace outdueled one of the top pitchers in baseball Wednesday night. more »»

Tokyo governor defends venue relocation plans

July 31, 2014 TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday defended his call to cut costs by relocating some venues for the 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens plans for having almost all the facilitie... more »»

Indians trade Justin Masterson to Cardinals

July 31, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians had little choice but to give up Justin Masterson. more »»

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July 29, 2014 Regular visitors to this spot know my vacations usually consist of travels organized by The Boss (at Home). We get in the car (we being me and my brother, the Home Office of Wichita, Kan. more »

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