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YouthWorks campaign nears end in Steubenville

July 26, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The Rev. John Baldwin was looking forward to this week’s mission trip and cooler weather. “I arrived in Steubenville Sunday night and it was only 84 degrees and I thought it was grea. more »»


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YouthWorks campaign nears end in Steubenville

July 26, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The Rev. John Baldwin was looking forward to this week’s mission trip and cooler weather. “I arrived in Steubenville Sunday night and it was only 84 degrees and I thought it was grea. more »»

Wintersville mayor defends police chief

July 26, 2016 WINTERSVILLE — Village Mayor Bob Gale says he stands behind his decision in December to name Art Fowler as police chief, despite criticism from some members of the local and state police community. more »»

Officials set to consider public health services study for Steubenville-Jefferson County

July 26, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — It took professor John Hoornbeek one hour to outline a possible future scenario for public health services in Jefferson County, but the final decision will take several weeks. more »»

Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort has a new general manager

July 26, 2016 NEWELL — Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort has a new general manager. He is Gregg Carano, brother of Eldorado Resorts CEO Gary Carano and son of Eldorado founder Don Carano. more »»

ACLU to review Weirton shooting

July 26, 2016 WEIRTON — 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 »»

Local Sports

Meyer sees a little of 2014 in OSU

July 27, 2016 CHICAGO — Last year Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer warned his team against reliving and reflecting too much on the 2014 national championship season. more »»

Liriano, Bucs cannot hold lead in home loss

July 27, 2016 PITTSBURGH — Francisco Liriano admits there are times when the adrenaline is pumping so hard and his body feels so good it’s a struggle to take a breath, calm down and just pitc. more »»

Mickelson not close to being over runner-up in British Open

July 27, 2016 SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — If you thought two weeks was enough time for Phil Mickelson to get over his second-place finish in the British Open duel with Henrik Stenson, guess agai. more »»

Baltusrol is last chance for a 2016 major title

July 27, 2016 SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Rory McIlroy took stock of his game and the shots required at Baltusrol and reached a most logical conclusion Tuesday. more »»

Dantonio: Quarterback race not settled

July 27, 2016 CHICAGO — Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio says Tyler O’Connor is in the lead to be the starting quarterback for the Spartans this season but that the race is not yet close to the finish... more »»


Donald Scott

July 26, 2016 SCOTT, Donald E. “Donnie,” Jr., 60, of Wintersville, OH, passed away, Sunday, July 24, 2016, at Trinity West ER. He was born in Steubenville on Oct. 25, 1955, a son of the late Donald E. Scott, S. more »»

Gabriel Grilli

July 26, 2016 GRILLI, Gabriel “Gabby,” 85, of Follansbee, WV, died peacefully on Sunday, July 24, 2016, at Acuity Specialty Hospital in Weirton, WV. more »»

Robert Curtis

July 26, 2016 CURTIS, Robert L. “Bob,” 61, of Kingwood, TX, formerly of Weirton, WV, died Sunday, July 24, 2016, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. more »»

Victor Zrinyi

July 26, 2016 ZRINYI, Victor F., Sr., 92, of Follansbee, died Monday July 25, 2016, at home. He was born Sept. 27, 1923, in Steubenville. He is the son of the late Michael and Ethel Ory Zrinyi. more »»

Donald McFall

July 26, 2016 MCFALL, Donald W., Sr., 86, of Toronto, OH, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, in the Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, OH, surrounded by his loving family. Don was born Jan. more »»


Celebrate ice cream, no matter the month

July 27, 2016 President Ronald Reagan was well known for his jelly bean jar, but did you know that in 1984, he designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday in that month as National Ice Cream... more »»

Community happenings

July 27, 2016 Lupus support group meeting is scheduled for Monday The Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter will host its monthly lupus support group meeting on Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. more »»

W.Va. 4-H’ers travel abroad to learn and share culture

July 26, 2016 Hancock County’s own 4-H member Daniel Mayfield joined six other pioneering, college-age 4-H’ers as they ventured to Vietnam and Cambodia as part of the first West Virginia University Extension... more »»

Community happenings

July 26, 2016 Library branch to show ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’ FOLLANSBEE —The Follansbee Branch Library will show “The Divergent Series: Allegiant,” at 11 a.m. Thursday. 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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