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ACLU wants to review Weirton police shooting

July 25, 2016 WEIRTON (AP) — West Virginia's chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is seeking documents related to the death of a 23-year-old black man who was fatally shot by police. more »»


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ACLU wants to review Weirton police shooting

July 25, 2016 WEIRTON (AP) — West Virginia's chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is seeking documents related to the death of a 23-year-old black man who was fatally shot by police. more »»

Meadowcroft village at Avella will host 1800s-style base ball game Aug. 13

July 25, 2016 AVELLA — The Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village will play host to vintage base ball — originally written as two words — games, as the Somerset Frosty Sons of Thunder and the Addison... more »»

Assistant principals named by Indian Creek school board

July 25, 2016 MINGO JUNCTION — The Indian Creek Local School District will get two new leaders as Keith Swearingen and Ryan Finley were appointed as assistant principals during Thursday’s monthly board meeting. more »»

Toronto hires pair of new teachers

July 25, 2016 TORONTO — The hiring of new staff was discussed during the city school district’s recent board meeting. more »»

Edison prepares Back-to-School Bash

July 25, 2016 HAMMONDSVILLE — A back-to-school bash was discussed during Thursday’s Edison Local School District Board meeting. The bash, set from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Au. more »»

Local Sports

Big Red and WVU product Shaq Petteway looks to prove himself with San Diego Chargers

July 25, 2016 MORGANTOWN — Shaq Petteway couldn’t have asked for a better way to end his college football caree. more »»

Brooke grads have a hand in West Virginia win over Ohio in OVAC All-Star Game

July 25, 2016 WHEELING — Under second-year coach Mac McLean, Brooke’s football team “walked the walk” during the 2015 season. more »»

Indians’ miscue helps Orioles complete sweep

July 25, 2016 BALTIMORE (AP) — There was something fundamentally wrong with the Cleveland Indians’ performance in a 5-3 loss to the Baltimore Oriole. more »»


Doyle Skidmore

July 25, 2016 SKIDMORE, Doyle E., 73, of Wintersville, died Sunday, July 24, 2016, at Trinity West. He was born May 7, 1943, in Cairo, WV. He is the son of the late Bernard and Corene Hall Skidmore. more »»

George Livingston

July 25, 2016 LIVINGSTON, George Edward, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, of Weirton, WV, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, in Rochester, MN, at the age of 81. He was born Dec. more »»

Mary Shaw

July 25, 2016 SHAW, Reverend Mary Yvette “Betty,” 99, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Grand Haven, MI. She was born Oct. 24, 1916, in Houtzdale, PA. The daughter of the late Rev. D. more »»

Donald McFall

July 25, 2016 McFALL, Donald W. , Sr., 86 of Toronto, OH, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the J.E. more »»

Robert Trice

July 24, 2016 Robert William “Bill” Trice Jr., 75, of Hopedale, died Friday, July 22, 2016, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh. more »»


Four local teens named All-Americans will be in New Year’s Day parade in London, England

July 25, 2016 SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — Four Michele Dance Studio students attended the Universal Dance Association Camp at Slippery Rock University. more »»

Community happenings

July 25, 2016 Reunion scheduled Aug. 20 for Amsterdam High School classes from 1927 to 1954 A reunion bringing together the Amsterdam High School Classes from 1927 to 1954 will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Aug. more »»

IACC awards scholarships

July 25, 2016 The Italian American Cultural Club awarded five $1,000 memorial scholarships at its July meeting held at St. Florian Hall in Wintersvill. more »»

Women’s golf news

July 24, 2016 BLACKMOOR Blackmoor Golf Course women golfers played a blind partner draw Monday evening where Linda Caputo and Signa Findlay were the winners. Second-place finishers were Lori DeFallo and Tammy Co. more »»

Community Calendar

July 24, 2016 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Relay for Life thanks supporters

July 24, 2016 To the editor: With our 2016 Relay for Life behind us, I would like to say thank you to all of the volunteers who participated in Relay for Life and our sponsors. more »»

Veterans honored during picnic

July 24, 2016 To the editor: An extraordinary event occurred on July 16 at Friendship Park. It was a day the Korean War veterans were honored along with veterans of all eras. more »»

Stand up for the preborn

July 24, 2016 To the editor: In the novel two-year-long campaign for the White House, the best the voting population can give us is two deeply flawed individuals. However, all flaws are relativ. more »»

Gentile stands for everyone

July 24, 2016 To the editor: State Sen. Lou Gentile, D-Steubenville, understands what it means to be a public servant. Gentile is someone who truly listens and cares about the people he represents. more »»

A positive aspect about our area

July 24, 2016 To the editor: While I could find some positive aspect of Jefferson County to write about every day of the year, my public appreciation of the staff of Trinity Health System is long overdue. more »»


EGCC welcomes new board members

July 24, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Two Youngstown State University alumni are the newest members of Eastern Gateway Community College’s Board of Trustees. David H. Coy and Carter P. more »»

Rusty Bull Taco Co. open in Toronto

July 24, 2016 TORONTO — The Rusty Bull Taco Co., 803 Franklin St. more »»

Quick takes

July 24, 2016 RECOGNIZED: Eagle Manufacturing of Wellsburg has been named one of the nation’s top 50 brands in the area of hardware and building supplies by HBSDealer, a trade publicatio. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

July 17, 2016 The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Edward and Mary Pleise to Lawrence Wilson Jr., 6.299 acres, Island Creek Township. Edna Pleise (deceased) to Edward Pleise, 6. more »»

New owner for Wellsburg Flower Shop

July 10, 2016 By WARREN SCOTT Staff writer WELLSBURG — The new owner of the Wellsburg Flower and Gift Shop enjoys interacting with people, and it’s one of the things he enjoys most about the business. more »»

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What the world needs now is Dr. King and RFK

July 11, 2016 Sometimes, right in the middle of Mass, God puts thoughts in my head that I have to get to write down as soon as I get home or I'll burst. The thought was one number. 1968. April 4, 1968, The Rev. more »

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