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Proposed rate increase draws Mingo opposition

September 19, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — Exasperation, disbelief, anger and the occasional resignation to a possible inevitability all were expressed by residents during Thursday’s public hearing on a proposed water rate... more »»


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Proposed rate increase draws Mingo opposition

September 19, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — Exasperation, disbelief, anger and the occasional resignation to a possible inevitability all were expressed by residents during Thursday’s public hearing on a proposed water rate... more »»

City to compare costs to move, renovate

September 19, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — City officials said they will compare a proposed move of the police station and municipal court to the county Justice Center with the cost of renovating the old city building, where... more »»

County OKs move of board of elections to Towers

September 19, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday approved the moving of the county board of elections from the Courthouse Annex to the Towers. more »»

Man pleads not guilty in Weirton bombs case

September 19, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — A man indicted by the Hancock County Grand Jury for allegedly placing three bombs around the Weirton Municipal Building in May had his first hearing at the Hancock County Circuit... more »»

United Way campaign kicks off

September 19, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — Beth Rupert-Warren’s day started with a phone call from an anonymous donor who offered to match new donations up to $12,000. “Those calls really make my day. more »»

Local Sports

Indian Creek rallies with, can relate to recent Buckeye Local tragedy

September 19, 2014 Monday afternoon, Kyle Mason received a text message reading, “Are you OK?” “Yeah, of course,” Mason replied. more »»

Lewis scored 5 goals for Redskins in 8-5 victory

September 19, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — Max Lewis scored five goals to lead the Indian Creek soccer team over Cambridge, 8-5, on Thursday. Lewis also recorded an assist for the Redskins (4-3-1). more »»

Pirates get late break in playoff push, top Red Sox to win 11 of last 13

September 19, 2014 PITTSBURGH — It might be way too early to call the Pittsburgh Pirates a team of destiny. But after what manager Clint Hurdle witnessed Thursday night, he had to stop and wonder. more »»

High School lineup

September 19, 2014 Today Football Brooke at Steubenville, 7 p.m. Catholic Central at Toronto, 7 p.m. Indian Creek at Buckeye Local, 7 p.m. Bellaire at Edison, 7 p.m. Oak Glen at Williamstown, 7 p.. more »»

Riders get by Central

September 18, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Weir’s attack left Catholic Central on the defensive. more »»


Jason Chipps

September 19, 2014 Jason Eugene Chipps, 35, of Weirton, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Born June 5, 1979 in Weirton, WV, he was the son of Terry and Patricia (Perkins) Chipps of Weirton. more »»

Charlotte Flanagan

September 19, 2014 Charlotte Virginia Flanagan, 79 of Toronto, OH, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at the Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA She was born August 3, 1935 in Stratton, OH, the daughter... more »»

Billy Freeland

September 19, 2014 Billy “Bill” Freeland, 83, of Burgettstown, PA, passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014 at his home. more »»

Ruth Lamantia

September 19, 2014 Ruth V, Lamantia 94, of Steubenville, died Wednesday, at Sienna Woods. Calling hours are Sunday 4-7 p.m. at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. Final arrangements are pending. more »»

James Mason

September 19, 2014 James “Shorty” Mason, Jr., 63, of Jewett died Wednesday. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. more »»


Off and learning

September 19, 2014 I had to chuckle when I crossed paths with two Amsterdam women I always enjoy seeing when the Academy of Lifelong Learning hosted an open house Sept. more »»

Woman’s Club of Steubenville welcomes celebrity ‘guests’ to kick-off meeting ... gets ready for Victorian Tea Party on Oct. 6

September 18, 2014 Anne Murray, Cher, Nancy Sinatra, Crystal Gayle and Karen Carpenter were among the “guests” on hand when the GFWC/Ohio Woman’s Club of Steubenville kicked off the 2014-15 club meeting year on Sep. more »»

Community happenings

September 18, 2014 Questers chapter visits National Imperial Glass Museum in Bellaire The De-He-Wa-Mis No. 479 Questers began the 2014-15 year with a trip to the National Imperial Glass Museum in Bellaire. more »»

Ready for some football food?

September 17, 2014 Any given Sunday afternoon or Thursday evening the sounds of bodies crashing together and the snapping of a leather football can be heard throughout the living room and extending to other parts of... more »»

Ring bells on Saturday in observance of World Peace Day

September 17, 2014 The GFWC/Ohio Woman’s Club of Steubenville has embarked on a program to observe International Day of Peace, also known as World Peace Day. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Ohio veterans gain support

September 14, 2014 To the editor: Tuesday is a landmark day for Ohio’s approximately 900,000 veterans of military service. more »»

YMCA has much to offer

September 14, 2014 To the editor: I feel that many of the citizens in this area are not aware of the gem that is located in Steubenville at what was the St. John Arena and is the YMCA. more »»

Lives could reflect love

September 14, 2014 To the editor: I am writing about the editorial in the Sept. more »»

Thanks for helping Wounded Warriors

September 14, 2014 To the editor: On Aug. 30, the Hancock County Republican Committee held a collection drive for the Wounded Warrior Project. In a little more than two hours, we collected $323, exactly. more »»

Viewer takes commercial break

September 14, 2014 To the editor: I recently made a point of timing the television commercials during a commercial break. They took four minutes — even three would have been ridiculous. more »»



September 14, 2014 JOINS: Ohio Valley Vision Center has added longtime local optometrist Dr. Eli Dragisich to its staff effective Sept. 1. more »»


September 14, 2014 Jack instructs water renewal courses WELLSBURG — Ernest Jack, a Wellsburg resident and water specialist for the Moundsville Water Board, instructed two six-hour courses held Aug. more »»

Real estate transfers

September 14, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Sheriff of Jefferson County to Federal Home Loan Mortgage, lot 25, Hollywood. more »»

Wheeling Island starts $2.7M hotel project

September 14, 2014 WHEELING — Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack on Tuesday announced the start of a $2.7 million hotel renovation project. more »»

Cleanup appreciation

September 14, 2014 Above, Wellsburg Mayor Sue Simonetti and City Manager Mark Henne presented a certificate of appreciation to Rob Morris and Pete Baldwin, co-owners of Reasner Funeral Home, for their efforts to clean... more »»

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