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Council OKs $37M budget for ’15

December 17, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — City Council approved a $37 million budget for 2015 Tuesday night with one member voting no and a second member warning he will vote no on the 2016 budget if changes aren’t made to th... more »»

 
 
 

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Council OKs $37M budget for ’15

December 17, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — City Council approved a $37 million budget for 2015 Tuesday night with one member voting no and a second member warning he will vote no on the 2016 budget if changes aren’t made to th... more »»

Health board approves ’15 Apex license

December 17, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Board of Health approved 2015 operating licenses Tuesday for the Apex Sanitary Landfill, Hollow Rock landfill and the Cardinal Plant landfill with conditions... more »»

Audit finds mishandling of Smithfield funds

December 17, 2014 SMITHFIELD — During 2010, Smithfield officials did not maintain basic financial records, failed to withhold state and federal taxes from employees’ paychecks and mishandled almost $13,000 in public... more »»

That time of year

December 17, 2014 Follansbee city worker Mike Varlas recently hosed off the liner for the city’s ice skating rink at Mahan Playground before filling it with water. more »»

Doctor sentenced for drug trafficking

December 17, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Douglas Trubiano of St. more »»

Local Sports

Central beats Bears

December 17, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Sean Tucker was spot on when he said his Catholic Central basketball team played like it was “possessed” during the second half of Tuesday’s game with Oak Glen. more »»

Big Red defeats Brooke

December 17, 2014 WELLSBURG — Three Steubenville girls basketball players scored in double figures against Brooke on Tuesday night. more »»

Edison loses at buzzer

December 17, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Daniel Trouten’s buzzer-beater capped a furious comeback during the closing seconds Tuesday night as St. more »»

Potters hang on to edge Creek

December 17, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — After falling behind by two points with less than two minutes to play, the East Liverpool boys basketball team scored eight of the final 10 points en route to a 47-43 victory over hos... more »»

Red Riders down John Marshall

December 17, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — In a game where points were at a premium, the defense stepped up for both John Marshall and Weir. more »»

Obituaries

Joan Nance

December 17, 2014 NANCE, Joan E. (Tisch), 77, of Toronto, OH, passed away Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at the home of her daughter in Chesapeake, OH. She was born Dec. more »»

Patricia Barcus

December 17, 2014 BARCUS, Patricia N. Brown, 84, died Dec. 15, 2014. Visitation Thursday 4-8 p.m., Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville, Friday Meadowbrook Church of God, Rayland, 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. service. more »»

Raymond Senile

December 17, 2014 SENILE, Raymond C., 91, of Georgetown died Dec. 15, 2014. Visitation Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the McConnell Funeral Home, Hookstown, Pa.; services Saturday at 11 a.m. more »»

Donald McLane

December 17, 2014 MCLANE, Donald C. “Kip,” 61, of North Ft. Myers, FL formerly of Steubenville, died Friday at home. Calling hours are Thursday 5-7 p.m. at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. more »»

Judy Bartek

December 17, 2014 BARTEK, Judy Marie (Kontra), 71, of Dillonvale, OH, passed Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. She was born in Wheeling, WV, on March 5, 1943, a daughter of the late John and Mildred Kontra. more »»

Community

You can’t go wrong with cookies

December 17, 2014 If one were to ask the most popular dessert for the holiday season, cookies would likely be on of the top of the sweets list. more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

December 17, 2014 Gadabouts hold December meeting, adjourn get-togethers until March At its December meeting at St. more »»

Christmas Clothes Closet giveaway is Wednesday in Cadiz

December 16, 2014 The Christmas Clothes Closet will hold its eighth-annual toy and Christmas items giveaway from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Sally Buffalo Park Lodge in Cadiz. more »»

AARP Chapter 3846 installs 2015 officers

December 16, 2014 President Joann Bugin presided at the AARP Chapter 3846 December meeting with Virginia Kucan giving the invocation and leading members in opening ceremonies. Kucan also gave the benediction. more »»

Community happenings

December 16, 2014 ‘It’s Wheeling Steel,’ musical and variety radio program display, detailed With the cooperation of the Wheeling National Heritage Area Cor. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Ferguson advocate for change

December 14, 2014 To the editor: Ron Ferguson, the conservative candidate for state representative in the November election, was a fresh new face on the political scene in the past several months. more »»

Many helped make parade successful

December 14, 2014 To the editor: In spite of rain showers and blustery winds, the intrepid participants in Steubenville’s 2014 Sights and Sounds of Christmas Parade proceeded down Fourth Street with smiles on their... more »»

Pharmacists there to help

December 14, 2014 To the editor: Almost every time you go to the doctors he or she will prescribe you medication(s) that you will need to pick up at your nearest pharmacy. more »»

Many helped with benefit

December 14, 2014 To the editor: I am “Nana” to Lance (L.J.) Lightfritz, and I personally want to extend my thanks to all who attended the “Help Lance with Heart Surgery” benefit held on No. more »»

Christmas has special meaning

December 14, 2014 To the editor: As I got out of the car I glanced at the beautifully decorated Christmas tree that in a little while would be lit with all white lights glistening in the night for all who passed by... more »»

Business

Olympic needs buyer or retail will close

December 14, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Olympic Contracting, 912 Lincoln Ave., will cease its retail services after more than 40 years in business sometime during 201. more »»

Harrison hospital receives donation

December 14, 2014 CADIZ — The giving season has apparently inspired one individual to help Harrison County’s local hospital. more »»

QUICK TAKES

December 14, 2014 LEADS GROUP: New officers of the Ohio Association of Juvenile Court Judges were sworn in recently by Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor. more »»

Ohio shale hits milestone

December 14, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Energy companies in Ohio produced more than 132 billion cubic feet of natural gas from July 1 through Sep. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

December 14, 2014 ]The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Marla and Timothy Yeager to Hillary Eshbaugh, lot 1, Cost Subdivision. Wells Fargo Bank to Michael McCain, 2. more »»

 
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December 17, 2014 I'm no terrorist or terrorist sympathizer or anything, but, if a foreign movie company made a comedy about killing the American president, would we retaliate? I think sadly half the people... more »

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