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Music, food part of celebration

August 2, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Dawud Abdullah said other ethnic groups have festivals to showcase their culture so the African-American Heritage Festival at the North End ball field provided those attending a chanc... more »»


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Music, food part of celebration

August 2, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Dawud Abdullah said other ethnic groups have festivals to showcase their culture so the African-American Heritage Festival at the North End ball field provided those attending a chanc... more »»

Church offering up a ‘peachy’ fundraising event

August 2, 2015 WEIRTON — The St. Thomas Episcopal Church will serve up peach shortcakes with all the trimmings and an assortment of hot foods at the 52nd annual Peach Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. more »»

Fatality reported in Jefferson County ATV accident

August 2, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A 15-year-old girl from Minerva was killed in a accident on Saturday afternoon involving a multi-passenger ATV on Brush Creek Township Road 299, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s... more »»

Chester VFD to hold second street fair

August 2, 2015 CHESTER — If at first you succeed, do it again. The Chester Volunteer Fire Department is following up its 2014 centennial celebration with a street fair planned Tuesday through Saturday. more »»

Gas production soars, triples in two-year period

August 2, 2015 WHEELING — The Marcellus and Utica shale natural gas fields continue sizzling in the Northern Panhandle, as West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey statistics show drillers pumped nearly three... more »»

Local Sports

Billick stays busy, overcomes obstacles to achieve cheerleading dreams

August 2, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Practically for all of her young life, Maddie Billick has been busy. But she wouldn’t have it any other way. more »»

Pletcher finally does it

August 2, 2015 CHESTER — It figured to happen eventually, and on Saturday it did. Todd . more »»

Williams expects plenty of carries with Steeleers

August 2, 2015 LATROBE, Pa. — DeAngelo Williams is used to splitting carries. Just don’t call the Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back a backu. more »»

Browns owner preaches patience

August 2, 2015 BEREA, Ohio — In his strongest statements yet regarding the direction of the Cleveland Browns since taking over as owner in 2012, Jimmy Haslam vowed to be patient and not make more changes if thing... more »»

Reds beat Cole for 3rd time this season

August 2, 2015 CINCINNATI — Eugenio Suarez became the latest Reds hitter to frustrate Gerrit Cole. more »»


Fred Oelschlager

August 2, 2015 Fred Oelschlager, 70, passed away peacefully Friday, July 31, 2015, at Liza’s Place after a brief illness. more »»

Thomas Anderson

August 2, 2015 Thomas Friend Anderson, 65, of Weirton, passed away Friday, July 31, 2015, at the Weirton Medical Center. Born December 24, 1949 in Maude, W.Va., a son of the late George K. more »»

Charles Artman

August 2, 2015 Charles William Artman, 63, of East Liverpool, Ohio, passed away Friday July 31, 2015, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. Visitation will be held on Saturday Aug. more »»

Donna White

August 2, 2015 Donna Jean White, 42, of Wheeling, WV, died July 29, 2015. Family is being assisted by the Schuetz Funeral Home, Mingo Junction. more »»

Lori Case

August 2, 2015 Lori Lynn Case, 55, of Steubenville died Tuesday at her home. She was born November 13, 1959, in Galion, Ohio. She is the daughter of the late Richard and Carol Derfler Maidens. more »»


Campus news

August 2, 2015 Trinity Health System School of Nursing Trinity Health System School of Nursing held commencement exercises for the Class of 2015 on July 17 at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. more »»

Women’s golf news

August 2, 2015 CADIZ COUNTRY CLUB Glenda Sensil was hostess for the Women’s Golf Association of Cadiz Country Club on a very warm day of play July 29. more »»

Community calendar

August 2, 2015 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

St. Stephen’s Episcopal to celebrate 50th anniversary Sunday

August 1, 2015 St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church is preparing for a special observance Sunday — marking its 50th anniversary at the 284 Lovers Lane, Steubenville, locatio. more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

August 1, 2015 Thanksgiving challenge under way at mission It may be the heat of summer, but Urban Mission Ministries already is forging ahead with collections of nonperishable items as part of its annual... more »»

Letters to the Editor

A chance to get involved

August 2, 2015 To the editor: Getting involved in your community can be intimidating, but it is something every American should take full advantage of. You can learn how Aug. more »»

GOP field interesting

August 2, 2015 To the editor: The circus known as the presidential election of 2016 is on the road and performing all the country, every night. more »»

Thanks for remembering son

August 2, 2015 To the editor: The 10th-annual Brian Pizzoferrato Memorial Baseball Game was held July 25 at Muth Field in Mingo Junction. A great turnout of players, fans and wonderful people attende. more »»

Local communities should forgive

August 2, 2015 To the editor: In view of recent negative publicity regarding Trent Mays, it should be noted that Mays most likely saved the legal victim’s life. more »»

D.I.N.O.s bring things down

August 2, 2015 To the editor: D.I.N.O. — Democrat in Name Only. The Democratic Party is not the Democratic Party of our parents. I can prove it. more »»


Honored men

August 2, 2015 The Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions has honored two credit union leaders. John R. Thayer, second from right, was congratulated on his upcoming induction on Aug. more »»

Continued support

August 2, 2015 Wellsburg attorney Jason Cuomo, left, presented a $1,000 contribution to Randy Hood of the Brooke County Schools athletic complex committe. more »»

Only time will tell if Apple Watch catches on

July 26, 2015 NEW YORK — For all those who hailed the iPhone as the “Jesus Phone” in 2007, the Apple Watch’s arrival has hardly been the second coming. more »»

Tri-State Visitors Guide available

July 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times have released the 2015 Tri-State Area Visitors Guide. more »»

Quick Takes

July 26, 2015 ELECTED: Catherine Ferrari, president and chief executive officer of Hancock County Savings Bank, has been elected to the board of directors of the West Virginia Bankers Association and will begin... more »»

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Ralph Kramden and The (Dr.) Boss

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