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March comes in like a lion

March 2, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — March is certainly coming in like a lion, with snow and freezing rain on Sunday and now more freezing rain coming Tuesday morning. more »»


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March comes in like a lion

March 2, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — March is certainly coming in like a lion, with snow and freezing rain on Sunday and now more freezing rain coming Tuesday morning. more »»

National commander of American Legion makes a stop in Follansbee

March 2, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — The National commander of the American Legion stopped for a meet and greet at the Follansbee American Legion Saturday afternoon. Michael . more »»

Former Ormet plant could become a new steel mill

March 2, 2015 HANNIBAL — New steel billets soon may roll out of the former Ormet Corp. aluminum smelter, according to new property owner Eric J. more »»

Murder case going to grand jury

March 2, 2015 WELLSBURG — Court officials and prosecutors in Brooke County continue working to resolve four active murder cases in the count. more »»

Officials brainstorm ideas for Utica Shale Academy

March 2, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Officials from education and industry met on Wednesday to brainstorm ideas for the Utica Shale Academy on how to better prepare students for the oil and gas field. more »»

Local Sports

Maslowski takes two bronze medals at ACC indoors

March 2, 2015 BLACKSBURG, Va. — Duke redshirt junior Teddi Jo Maslowski picked up a pair of bronze medals at the Atlantic Coast Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at Virginia Tech. more »»

Looking back

March 2, 2015 Oak Glen sophomore Robert Bozek wrestled his way to a state championship Saturday at 126 pounds at the West Virginia Class AA-A State Championships inside the Big Sandy Superstore Aren. more »»

Penguins top reeling Blue Jackets 5-3

March 2, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh coach Mike Johnston can tell a couple of shifts into a game what version of Evgeni Malkin the Penguins are going to get on a given night. more »»

Seller’s market for NHL teams as trade deadline nears

March 2, 2015 General managers, count your draft picks. In this trade market, they’re valuable currency. In the days leading to Monday’s NHL trade deadline, draft picks have been moving at a swift pace. more »»


Robert Arnold

March 2, 2015 Robert William Arnold, 86, formerly of State Route 45, passed away at 10:40 p.m. Friday, February 27, 2015 at the Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a lengthy illness. M. more »»

Conrad Criss

March 2, 2015 Conrad M. Criss, 92, of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Friday, February 27, 2015, at Wyngate in Weirton, WV. more »»

Eileen Murphy

March 2, 2015 Eileen Marie “Ike” (Crupe) Murphy, 86, of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at Wheeling Medical Park with her daughters by her side. more »»

Shirley Dumm

March 2, 2015 Shirley A. Talbott Dumm, 74, formerly of Deep Run, died Saturday. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville, where services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday. more »»

Joseph Fields

March 2, 2015 Joseph Lawrence Fields, 77, of Steubenville, OH, died February 23, 2015, in Steubenville. He was born February 21, 1938, the son of the late William A. and Ruby Wilson Fields. more »»


Full schedule of 2015 events at Brightway

March 2, 2015 SMITHFIELD — A full schedule of events has been planned for the Brightway Center, and more than 25 volunteers attended the Volunteer Social and Fellowship to learn about upcoming programming and... more »»

Spring 5K to benefit Relay for Life set for March 21

March 2, 2015 TILTONSVILLE — Community members can lace up their sneakers in the fight against cancer as the Buckeye Local School District Relay Committee holds its sixth-annual Relay For Life Spring 5K Run/Walk... more »»

Community happenings

March 2, 2015 Extension committee to meet WELLSBURG — The West Virginia University Extension Service Committee for Brooke County will meet at noon Wednesday at the WVU Extension Office at 840 Charles St. more »»

Campus news

March 1, 2015 Clarion University Michael Callas and Monica Munsch, both of Burgettstown, were named to the fall dean’s list at Clarion University. more »»

Community calendar

March 1, 2015 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Cancer dietary distribution a success

March 1, 2015 To the editor: Although challenged by the inclement weather, 23 volunteers braved the wintry blast and made it possible to complete the 21st Cancer Dietary Initiative monthly food distribution on Feb. more »»

Bono, Cook earn praise

March 1, 2015 To the editor: I am writing to express my sincere appreciation for the difference that K-9 officer Bono and K-9 police officer Rob Cook are making in our community. more »»

CCHS play was enjoyable

March 1, 2015 To the editor: I had an opportunity on Feb. 20 to see the Catholic Central High School Drama Club play for 2015, “Tomorrow is Another Day. more »»

Gentile criticism way off base

March 1, 2015 To the editor: In response to the letter authored by Franciscan University of Steubenville professor Joseph Zoric titled “What’s missing from Gentile’s record” (Feb. more »»

Smoking ban raises questions

March 1, 2015 To the editor: Beginning on July 8, the Hancock Board of Health in West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle held a series of meetings to get public input for a ban on second-hand smoke that includes all... more »»


Elevation offers books, music, gifts in Wellsburg

March 1, 2015 WELLSBURG — Elevation Books & Arts is a fitting name for the new Wellsburg business at 1438 Commerce St. (state Route 2) because its owner and manager aim to lift the spirits of those who enter. more »»

Validate subscription, log on to newspaper website for chance to win a tablet device

March 1, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Print subscribers to the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times will have a chance to win their choice of an iPad Mini or an Android tablet during a March promotional drive. more »»

Wellsburg couple endows WVU dentistry scholarship

March 1, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — Dr. David G. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

March 1, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Lucilla Groves (deceased) to William Groves, 7.777 acres, Island Creek Townshi. more »»

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