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County discusses firing of employee

October 31, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The firing of an employee of the Jefferson County Water and Sewage District for allegedly falsifying reports to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency was discussed during Thursday’... more »»


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County discusses firing of employee

October 31, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The firing of an employee of the Jefferson County Water and Sewage District for allegedly falsifying reports to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency was discussed during Thursday’... more »»

Brooke teen faces indictment for murder of father

October 31, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Prosecutor’s Office has moved forward with plans to try 16-year-old Shannon Bartz of Wellsburg for the murder of her father, 56-year-old Donald Bartz. more »»

Happy Halloween

October 31, 2014 Brandi DeNoon of Richmond, above, got into the spirit of the Halloween holiday, dressing up to accompany her daughter, Gabi, who spread her butterfly wings as she made her way around the parking lot... more »»

Transformer travels

October 31, 2014 This 150-ton transformer was moved about 8 am. Sunday through the Gem City streets. An even large transformer was moved about 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. more »»

Johnson ad raises questions

October 31, 2014 From staff reports LISBON — An advertisement created by Republican Congressman Bill Johnson targeting his opponent in his re-election bid for the 6th District has raised questions and led to a... more »»

Local Sports

Oak Glen cross country makes state

October 31, 2014 NEW MANCHESTER — You’ve heard about a rubbing a rabbit’s foot for good luck. more »»

Pens shut out Kings

October 31, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Marc-Andre Fleury’s formula for success is pretty simple. If the Pittsburgh Penguins goalie can see the puck, he figures there is a pretty good chance he is going to stop it. more »»

James has 8 turnovers in Cavs’ opening loss

October 31, 2014 CLEVELAND — LeBron James shot miserably. His passes were errant. He didn’t look good doing much other than tossing powder in the air. His homecoming was horrendous. more »»

Baseball, Black Bears: Oh, my!

October 31, 2014 There’s few things I take incredibly seriously. For the most part, I’m a laid back guy, but when it comes to these certain articles, I’m as critical as a judge on a reality television singing contest. more »»

Brooke volleyball splits

October 31, 2014 MORGANTOWN — The Brooke volleyball team split a pair of matches in Morgantown on Thursday. First, the Bruins defeated Morgantown: 25-19, 11-25, 25-17. Then, they fell to Robert C. Byrd: 20-25, 23-2. more »»


Charles Frantz

October 31, 2014 FRANTZ, Charles W. “Chuck” Jr., 76, of Bloomingdale, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, Ohio. more »»

Dorothy Kovacik

October 31, 2014 KOVACIK, Dorothy, 87, of Cadiz, died Wednesday at her home. Arrangements are pending at Clark- Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. more »»

John Nicodemus

October 31, 2014 NICODEMUS, John David, 80, of Bridgeport passed Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Visitation Sunday noon to 3 and 5-7 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, Brookside; services Monday 11 a.m. more »»

Ronnie Freeman

October 31, 2014 FREEMAN, Ronnie, a life-long resident of Steubenville, OH, passed away Oct. 26, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Catherine and two brothers; Theodore and Wayn. more »»

Wayne Isinghood Sr.

October 31, 2014 ISINGHOOD, Wayne Alden, Sr., of Beech Bottom, WV, passed away Oct. 29, 2014, at home. He was born Nov. 15, 1937, in Sherrard, WV, to the late Alden and Clara Earlywine Isinghoo. more »»


Grand news: Harvest celebration history; fashion show is Saturday

October 31, 2014 What you’re seeing on most of today’s community page are photos from the Grand Theater Restoration Project’s first-time fundraiser — an old-fashioned traditional harvest celebration that featured... more »»

Community happenings

October 31, 2014 Wellsburg Kiwanians holding rose sale The Wellsburg Kiwanis Club will hold its annual rose sale on Wednesday and Thursday. more »»

‘Mobsters’ author off to Buckeye Book Fair

October 30, 2014 Local author Susan M. Guy and her book, ‘Mobsters, Madams and Murder in Steubenville, Ohio (The Story of Little Chicago),” have been chosen to attend the 27th-annual Buckeye Book Fair in Wooste. more »»

African trip topic for Mingo Woman’s Club

October 30, 2014 Co-Presidents Joanne Gorney and Roetta Lewis presided for the October meeting of the GFWC Woman’s Club of Mingo Junction which was held at the Mingo Senior Citizens Center. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Garrison claims are misleading

October 26, 2014 To the editor: It’s no wonder voters today are frustrated, since politicians constantly talk out both sides of their mouth. more »»

Democrat backs Ferguson

October 26, 2014 To the editor: I am writing this letter in support of Ron Ferguson, who is running for state representative. I am a Democrat who does not cross party lines. The exception is Ron Ferguson. more »»

Ferguson a voice from the valley

October 26, 2014 To the editor: With the upcoming election in just a few weeks, you may be asking yourself who to vote for in the race for state representative. more »»

Annual Laman party scheduled

October 26, 2014 To the editor: Football, colored leaves, witches and ghosts are flying through the night sky, and soon, turkeys will be looking for hiding spots. That only means one thing ... more »»

Johnson right choice for area

October 26, 2014 To the editor: I read the websites of the main candidates running to be our representative in Congress. The Democrat, Jennifer Garrison of Marietta, struck me as odd. more »»


Routine maintenance a big deal on coal scrubbers

October 26, 2014 STRATTON — Our personal vehicles need a little preventive maintenance work every now and then, and, even though it’s at a much greater scale, so does a scrubbe. more »»

Quick Takes

October 26, 2014 RECOGNIZED: Suzanne Kresser, a licensed representative with Tri-State Financial Services, a full-service insurance agency located in Steubenville, has been recognized for her outstanding successful... more »»

Real Estate Transfers

October 26, 2014 ]The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Arden Wimer and John Wimer to Roger Lawrence and Karla Green, 5.0489 acres, Knox Township. more »»

Longtime EGCC employees receive honors

October 26, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Eastern Gateway Community College recently recognized 21 longterm employees who combined have 420 years of service to the institution. more »»

Cancer survivors find strength in friendships

October 26, 2014 WHEELING — Dr. Jondavid Pollock asked the dozens of breast cancer survivors gathered at Wheeling Hospital on Tuesday why celebrating their survival is important for both former and current patients. more »»

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The Wreck of the Ed FitzGerald

October 31, 2014 With all due respect to the great Gordon Lightfoot, The Boss (at Work) pointed out the other day that Ed FitzGerald, the Democrat imploding for governor of Ohio against the resurgent John Kasich, is... more »

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