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Move by elections board put on hold

August 1, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners Thursday said they won’t vote on a move by the board of elections until an architect determines the costs of renovating office space. more »»


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Move by elections board put on hold

August 1, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners Thursday said they won’t vote on a move by the board of elections until an architect determines the costs of renovating office space. more »»

Spahn prepares for a new job

August 1, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Municipal Court Judge Dan Spahn stepped down from his judicial position Thursday morning after receiving hugs and a one-minute standing ovation from attorneys, police officers and... more »»

Auditor candidate Carney campaigns in Eastern Ohio

August 1, 2014 BRILLIANT —The Democrat candidate for state auditor called for transparency and accountability in state government and urged Eastern Ohio voters to stand up for public education during a campaign... more »»

Opposing views clash at EPA hearing

August 1, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Competing visions for America’s energy future clashed in downtown Pittsburgh on Thursday as the U.S. more »»

Spinning Jenny performs

August 1, 2014 The Balzano family took the stage Thursday during the 2014 Summer Concert Series at the Louis and Sandra Berkman Amphitheater in downtown Steubenville. more »»

Local Sports

Candy Boy picked to be Derby favorite

August 1, 2014 CHESTER — The scenery was a bit different for Candy Boy when he stepped off the van Wednesday evening at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort. more »»

D-Backs out-muscle Pirates

August 1, 2014 PHOENIX — Andy Marte hit a two-run home run and Aaron Hill added a solo shot in the sixth inning to power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night. more »»

Brown aims for repeat of 2013

August 1, 2014 LATROBE, Pa. — Antonio Brown rolled up to the dorms at Saint Vincent College last week in a Mercedes conversion van. It’s fitting in a way. more »»


August 1, 2014 Weir High cross country to start WEIRTON — Any girl or boy in grades 9-12 interested in running cross country for Weir High this fall should report to the high school track at 8 a.m. Monday. more »»


Leonard Tost

August 1, 2014 TOST, Leonard J., Esq. of Weirton, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014. Born June 8, 1934, in Follansbee, WV, he was the son of the late Joseph S. Tost and Augustine R. (Reant) Tost. more »»

Charles Cutshaver

August 1, 2014 CUTSHAVER, Charles W., 90, of East Springfield, OH, died Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Bolger Country Club Manor. more »»

Jerome Gundrum

August 1, 2014 GUNDRUM, Jerome V., 86, of East Springfield, died Thursday in Masslion. Calling hours are Sunday 1 p.m. until the time of services at 3 p.m. at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. more »»

Clarence Riffee

August 1, 2014 RIFFEE, Clarence H., 79, of New Cumberland, WV, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Visitation will be held 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. more »»

Joseph Whitmore

August 1, 2014 WHITMORE, Joseph, 67, of Bloomingdale passed away Tuesday evening July 29, 2014, in East Liverpool City Hospital. A son of Evelyn Whitmore of Amsterdam and the late Robert Whitmore, he was born Sep. more »»


What’s going on throughout the area

August 1, 2014 ‘Taste of Quinn’ at church on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. more »»

Greater Weirton Senior Center events detailed

August 1, 2014 WEIRTON — The Greater Weirton Senior Citizens Center will hold a dance Aug. 7 at the center located at 3425 Main St. Hank Vincent and the Stone Street Station will perform. Doors open at 5 p.. more »»

New officers

August 1, 2014 more »»

Kiwanis launch annual rose sale

July 31, 2014 They’re off and running … selling roses, that is. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Celebrate farmers’ market week

July 27, 2014 To the editor: Whenever you bite into a crisp apple or cook up fresh green beans, do you ever wonder where these products came from? If you shop at any of our local farmers’ markets, you don’t have... more »»

Overlooking accomplishments

July 27, 2014 To the editor: Just think what Republicans and conservatives would now be saying if it had been a Republican president who had prevented a second Great Depression, successfully enacted comprehensive... more »»

Council meeting disappointing

July 27, 2014 To the editor: I went to Tuesday’s Steubenville Council meeting and I am truly sad at what happened. First, they talked about a lot of ordinances they are going to pass. more »»

Event helps animal league

July 27, 2014 To the editor: My sister and I attended the Jefferson County Animal Welfare League benefit held July 13 at St. Florian Hal. more »»

Questions about appointment

July 20, 2014 To the editor: At the July 8 City Council meeting, 1st Ward Councilman Gerald DiLoreto found it necessary to resort to a written statement in order to launch his latest attack upon those who invest... more »»


Ferguson Tire, founded in 1949, marks anniversary

July 27, 2014 WEIRTON – Ferguson Tire hosted a customer appreciation celebration in honor of their 65th anniversary on Tuesday featuring a “Car Cruise” with more than 60 classic vehicles registered for their... more »»

Quick Takes

July 27, 2014 CHARITY ADDITIONS: Charity Hospice recently welcomed two new faces to its organization. In September, the board of trustees announced Hope Kutz would take over the reins as chief operating officer. more »»

Real estate transfers

July 27, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Carole Jordan to Charles Jordan, lots 10-11 Cominotti proposed. more »»

Should online accounts die with you?

July 20, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Should your emails, web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to a family member much as you would a house or a box of letters? ... more »»

Ohio News

Goodell defends NFL's 2-game suspension of Rice

August 1, 2014 CANTON, Ohio (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended the league on Friday against criticism that it was too lenient in suspending Ray Rice two games for his "horrible mistake. more »»

Ohio man's wife upset by North Korea appeal

August 1, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — The wife of a southwestern Ohio man detained in North Korea is upset about his comments that he and another American will soon be put on trial. more »»

Ohio theme park says it topped shaved-heads record

August 1, 2014 MASON, Ohio (AP) — With wide grins and a few apprehensive looks, more than 200 people lost their hair Friday at an amusement park as they worked to break the Guinness record for most heads shaved... more »»

Ohio man convicted in fatal beating of teen

August 1, 2014 LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio man convicted of participating in the fatal beating of a 16-year-old drug dealer has been sentenced to life in prison. more »»

2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

August 1, 2014 PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U. more »»

National Sports

Browns' Gordon meets with NFL on appeal

August 1, 2014 BEREA, Ohio (AP) — As his teammates sweated through another training camp practice, Josh Gordon was in a New York office building where his career — and Cleveland's season — were in jeopardy. more »»

Goodell defends NFL's 2-game suspension of Rice

August 1, 2014 CANTON, Ohio (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended himself Friday against criticism that he was too lenient in suspending Ray Rice two games for his "horrible mistake. more »»

Ukraine, Russia spar over soccer in Crimea

August 1, 2014 MOSCOW (AP) — Five months after the annexation of Crimea, Russia and Ukraine are now squabbling over soccer clubs in the region. more »»

Ohio lawmaker proposes LeBron license plate

August 1, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker wants to give the state's motorists the chance to score a license plate honoring LeBron James. more »»

Teen weightlifter stripped of Commonwealth gold

August 1, 2014 GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — A 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter was stripped of her Commonwealth Games gold medal on Friday because of a positive doping test, a case that raised concerns about how such... more »»

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