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July 23, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The city administration asked City Council Tuesday night to consider two options in order to balance the budget in the future, including raising the municipal income tax by a quarter... more »»

 
 
 

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BALANCE:

July 23, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The city administration asked City Council Tuesday night to consider two options in order to balance the budget in the future, including raising the municipal income tax by a quarter... more »»

Oakland graves discussed by Mingo council

July 23, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — Placement of tombstones in Oakland Cemetery was discussed during Tuesday’s Village Council meeting. more »»

Open house scheduled Thursday for Lovers Lane

July 23, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — City Engineer Michael Dolak. more »»

Goucher fire

July 23, 2014 Crews from the TEMS Joint Ambulance District, Toronto Police, Toronto, Stratton, Empire and Knoxville Township fire departments responded to a fire Tuesday afternoon at the Goucher Hotel, 241 N. more »»

Obamacare rulings follow party lines

July 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — In rapid succession, six federal judges on two appeals courts weighed in on a key component of President Barack Obama’s health care law. more »»

Local Sports

Burnham and Glenn representing Oak Glen and Toronto, respectively

July 24, 2014 BETHANY — Playing in their final high school football game, Chez Glenn of Toronto and Chris Burnham of Oak Glen have one last goal in mind. more »»

WALK-OFF WINNER

July 24, 2014 WEIRTON — Weirton American Legion Post 10 and Moundsville American Legion Post 3 locked up in an old- fashioned pitchers’ dual Wednesday with Post 10 coming from behind for a 2-1 walk-off victory in... more »»

WVU set to face nation’s best

July 24, 2014 MORGANTOWN — You’d be hard pressed to find someone who wouldn’t agree West Virginia has improved overall. more »»

Early offense leads Bucs over Dodgers

July 24, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Clint Hurdle isn’t sure the Pittsburgh Pirates need an ace to make it to the postseason for the second straight year. more »»

Camaraderie

July 23, 2014 By MIKE MATHISON Sports editor BETHANY — Jose Davis and B.J. Depew get it. They lived it. And, they are witnessing their players getting it also. more »»

Obituaries

Alexander Fedak

July 23, 2014 FEDAK, Alexander “Alex” J., 17, of Short Creek, WV, passed away Friday. Visitation Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Wilson Funeral Home, Brookside, and Friday, West Liberty Christian Church, 10 a.. more »»

Constance Francis

July 23, 2014 FRANCIS, Constance, 91, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at LifeLine Hospital in Wintersville, OH. more »»

JoMarva Watkins

July 23, 2014 WATKINS, JoMarva, of Detroit, Michigan, formerly of Steubenville, OH passed away on June 13, 2014. She was the daughter of Pearl Jarrett and the late Marcus Jarret. more »»

Grace Bloom

July 23, 2014 BLOOM, Grace, 90, formerly of Weirton passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Her funeral arrangements are pending with the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. more »»

Raymond Galownia

July 23, 2014 GALOWNIA, Raymond L., 42, of Williamsburg, VA, died Monday, July 14, 2014. He was born in Steubenville, OH on Oct. 9, 1971. more »»

Community

Una Serata Italiana set for Aug. 1

July 24, 2014 You don’t need an airline ticket to get away and experience a touch of Italy. In fact, you need travel no farther than to St. Florian Hall in Wintersville on Aug. more »»

Community happenings

July 24, 2014 Buckeye North All Class Reunion set for Aug. 2 in Brilliant Buckeye North High School’s All Class Reunion for the classes of 1973-90 will be held from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Aug. more »»

Liking lemons for many reasons

July 23, 2014 Lemons are available year-round, and if you have a chance to buy in quantity for a lower price, they will keep in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. more »»

Community happenings

July 23, 2014 The Tri-State Marine Corps Club met July 14 at the Serbian Cultural Center in Weirton with Commandant Edgile Covey presiding and leading in opening exercise. more »»

Letters to the Editor

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 »»

Vietnam veterans thank community

July 20, 2014 To the editor: Our organization, the Vietnam Veterans Support Group Chapter 1, conducted a successful fundraising and community service project at the Wal-Mart store at the Fort Steuben Mall on June... more »»

Animal Welfare event a success

July 20, 2014 To the editor: The Jefferson County Animal Welfare League’s 40th anniversary “Around the World” dinner July 13 at St. more »»

Mandel’s behavior is offensive

July 20, 2014 To the editor: Josh Mandel’s behavior is atrocious and offensive to the public and abusive to us taxpayer. more »»

Question about statue placement

July 20, 2014 To the editor: This is concerning the placement of the Steelworker statue. more »»

Business

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 »»

U.S. millennials buy homes later

July 20, 2014 WASHINGTON — Don’t blame the millennial generation for lackluster home sales. more »»

Quick Takes

July 20, 2014 FUNDS RAISED: Neighborhood Hospitality In. more »»

Beth McVay’s design business celebrates 25th year

July 13, 2014 STEUBENVILLE – Beth McVay opened her interior design business on Jan. 1, 1984, and in the 30 years since she has worked on thousands of projects in the Tri-State Area and beyond. more »»

Subscribers could win iPad Mini

July 13, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Subscribers to the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times will have a chance to win an iPad Mini during a July promotional drive. more »»

Ohio News

Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours

July 24, 2014 PHOENIX (AP) — A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in th... more »»

Meeting set about layoffs in uranium plant cleanup

July 24, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Local officials are hosting a public meeting to discuss warnings about 675 potential layoffs for workers decontaminating and decommissioning a Cold War-era uranium plant in... more »»

Biden speaking to Urban League meeting in Ohio

July 24, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will speak to another major civil rights organization — this time in Cincinnati — and Republican leaders are around to offer counterpoints. more »»

How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, executions went awry

July 24, 2014 Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. more »»

Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

July 24, 2014 PHOENIX (AP) — A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalt... more »»

National Sports

NCAA enforcement director defends investigators

July 24, 2014 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jonathan Duncan understands that a perfect NCAA enforcement division won't catch every cheater in college sports. more »»

Yankees top Rangers 2-1 in rain-shortened game

July 24, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — A wet field gave the New York Yankees one weird win. more »»

Chiefs, running back Jamaal Charles reach deal

July 24, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has agreed to a contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs. more »»

Testimony ends in trial over $2B Clippers sale

July 24, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Testimony ended Wednesday in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers in a proposed $2 billion deal with former Microsoft... more »»

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