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County improvement projects studied

July 12, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners on Friday focused on capital improvement projects, signing or approving $1. more »»


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County improvement projects studied

July 12, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners on Friday focused on capital improvement projects, signing or approving $1. more »»

Listen to The Band

July 12, 2014 The Stevie Breen Duo performed a mix of folk and rock at Follansbee Community Days Friday, helping to kick off three days of free, live entertainment. Following a parade at 1 p.m. more »»

Transplant games will have local participant

July 12, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Kenny Davis Jr. was 19 years old and living his dream when he hurt his back while playing football nine years ago. more »»

Stage version of ‘Footloose’ readied

July 12, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — “Footloose,” the film, exploded onto the screen in 1984, turning Kevin Bacon into a teen heartthrob and helping Kenny Loggins earn the nickname the King of Movie Soundtracks. more »»

New Rotary Officers

July 12, 2014 The Steubenville Rotary Club held its annual installation of officers during Friday’s meeting at the North Fourth Street YWCA. more »»

Local Sports

LeBron James returns to Cavs: ‘I’m coming home’

July 12, 2014 CLEVELAND — If LeBron James was going to win another NBA title, heal broken hearts and continue building his legacy, he knew there was only one place to go. To Ohio. Home. more »»

This time around, James returns for the fans

July 12, 2014 Two major news stories have emerged from Cleveland this week. One could affect the future of the nation. The other has to do with hosting the Republican National Convention. more »»

Pirates blow 4-run lead in 6-5 loss to Reds

July 12, 2014 CINCINNATI — Brayan Pena’s pinch-hit single in the eighth inning completed another late rally by the Reds, who overcame more injuries on Friday and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 to keep their... more »»

Johnson, McGirt on top at John Deere

July 12, 2014 SILVIS, Ill. — Zach Johnson and William McGirt were at 12-under-par 130 and tied for the lead at the halfway point of the John Deere Classic. more »»

Post 33 stops Post 1

July 11, 2014 WHEELING — Wheeling Post 1 head coach Mark Delbrugge says his team’s most important games are ahead. He hopes one of his team’s worst innings is behind it. more »»


Charles Oliver

July 12, 2014 Surrounded by his loving family, Charles Anthony “Chuck” Oliver, 65, of Weirton, passed away from heart disease Friday, July 11, 2014, at his home. more »»

John Keyser

July 12, 2014 John D. Keyser, Sr., 90, of Wintersville, OH, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the Life Line Hospital, Wintersville, OH. He was born May 6, 1924, in Steubenville the son of the late David M. more »»

Nancy Matthews

July 12, 2014 Nancy L. Matthews, 83, of Brilliant, Ohio, passed away suddenly Thursday, July 10, 2014, in the emergency room at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, Ohio. more »»

Bruce Oiler

July 12, 2014 Bruce Edward Oiler, 66, of Wintersville, OH, passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. Bruce was born January 13, 1948, in Steubenville, OH. more »»

Eugenia Dobrin

July 12, 2014 Eugenia “Jennie” Dobrin, 90, formerly of Weirton, WV, who resided at Country Club Manor, Steubenville, OH, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH. more »»


First Christian Church to mark 188 years

July 12, 2014 The First Christian Church of Steubenville, located at 220 N. Fourth St., will be marking 188 years of continued Christian ministry in Steubenville with a special celebration on July 27. The Rev. more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

July 12, 2014 Chapel to host annual carnival The Wintersville Community Chapel, 27 Ward Drive, Wintersville, will host its annual carnival from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. more »»

Vacation Bible Schools

July 12, 2014 Wellsburg community Several local churches behind the Wellsburg Community Vacation Bible School invite area children to a Workshop of Wonders: Imagine and Build with God, a mix of science, crafts... more »»

Church sermon topics

July 12, 2014 Steubenville-area churches have announced the following sermon themes for their Sunday services: -- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: "Growing in Faith. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Customers should always come first

July 6, 2014 To the editor: I feel I need to comment on Mike Ribar’s letter, “Smart business tactics,” that appeared in the June 22 edition. more »»

Voting critical to our system

July 6, 2014 To the editor: “We are a representative democracy set in the context of a constitutional republic,” writes Park J. Palmer, author of “Healing the Heart of Democracy. more »»

Let’s rebuild our nation

July 6, 2014 To the editor: In the course of normal human events, rational, clear-thinking people who make big mistakes learn from the negative results of those mistakes and don’t make the same mistakes again. more »»

Looking for another way

July 6, 2014 To the editor: Just when I thought I could take anything life had to dish out, bam, a heart attack. Although it wasn’t a major event, it brought weakness and pai. more »»

Event to help animal welfare league

July 6, 2014 To the editor: The Jefferson County Animal Welfare League will be celebrating 40 years of service to our voiceless animals. The event will be held at 1 p.m. July 13 at St. Florian Hall. more »»


Elite under new ownership

July 6, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — Elite Physical Therapy and Fitness Center, 115 Main St., is under new ownership, offering physical therapy for those with chronic or short-term health issues. more »»

Merger expands mental help service

July 6, 2014 BETHESDA — A new alliance in the fight to cope with behavioral and mental health problems promises increased opportunities for Ohio Valley residents in need. more »»

Chamber awards scholarship

July 6, 2014 WELLSBURG — Anthony Barnhart of Wellsburg is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from the Wellsburg Chamber of Commerce, the first to be presented by the group in recent years. more »»

Quick Takes

July 6, 2014 NEW DUTIES: Mark Furda is the new director of graduate education at the Franciscan University of Steubenvill. more »»

Stonewall adds account manager

July 6, 2014 Stonewall Group, a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations agency, recently promoted Katie Wise, a Follansbee native, to the position of account manage. more »»

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All teams could face the Redskins' fate

July 1, 2014 As one who proudly wore jerseys and sweaters with a Washington Redskins logo on them during high school (Wintersville Warriors, anyone?) and who never, ever thought negative thoughts about those who... more »

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