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Renewal for Progress campaign opens

February 5, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Several elected and appointed city officials joined private citizens Thursday afternoon to organize a Renewal for Progress campaign to urge city voters to approve the .03 percent and . more »»


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Renewal for Progress campaign opens

February 5, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Several elected and appointed city officials joined private citizens Thursday afternoon to organize a Renewal for Progress campaign to urge city voters to approve the .03 percent and . more »»

Commissioners support hellbenders

February 5, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday approved a resolution of support for a project that may lead to further protection and re-establishment of the endangered hellbenders in... more »»

PNC offers reward in bank robbery

February 5, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — PNC Bank is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the “polite” person who robbed the Sunset Boulevard branch on Wednesday morning. more »»

Housing concerns in Bethany

February 5, 2016 BETHANY — Bethany Council heard Wednesday from residents concerned about plans to develop housing in the area of West Street and Point Breeze Driv. more »»

Smithfield welcomes Risdon

February 5, 2016 SMITHFIELD — Mayor Diana Holcombe, during Tuesday’s Village Council meeting, read the resume for a seat on Village Council submitted by Laura Risdon. more »»

Local Sports

Lawrence-Burke ready for challenge

February 5, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Mandela Lawrence-Burke returned from his official visit to Kent State and knew. more »»

Hudson to hunt for goals at Pitt

February 5, 2016 WELLSBURG — Everyone needs an outlet. Cheyenne Hudson has one that is opposite of her passion. She hunts. more »»

Spotlight on Cole as he heads to Wake Forest

February 5, 2016 WELLSBURG — Thomas Cole is used to the spotlight. more »»

Dream comes true for Green

February 5, 2016 WELLSBURG — For Brooke High senior Nathan Green, it was rather simple. “I’ve wanted to be a Mountaineer since I was little,” he sai. more »»

Creek claims OVAC 4A crown

February 5, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Indian Creek head wrestling coach Brandon Pendleton couldn’t have drawn it up any better. more »»


Christina Myers

February 5, 2016 Christina (Christy) Jane Myers, 41, formerly of Weirton, passed suddenly on February 1, 2016, at John Muir Hospital in Concord, CA. more »»

Craig Creamer

February 5, 2016 Craig D. Creamer, 53, of Steubenville, died Thursday evening at home. Arrangements are pending at Dunlope -Shorac Funeral Home, Wintersville. more »»

Lori Hines

February 5, 2016 Lois M. Hines, 89, of Weirton, WV, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016, at Weirton Medical Center. She was born January 25, 1927, in Hollidays Cove, WV. She was the daughter of the late Dorce . more »»

Roy Baker

February 5, 2016 Roy Donald Baker Sr., 91, of Huntington, WV, formerly of Weirton, WV, passed away on Monday at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was a retired superintendent from Weirton Steel and a veteran of the U.S. more »»

Tony Morelli

February 4, 2016 Tony “Bubba” Morelli, 79, of Wintersville, OH, died Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at Trinity West ER. He was born on August 1, 1936, in Steubenville, a son of the late Antonio and Lena Carrara Morel. more »»


Jazzy Jeans and Jewels fundraiser Saturday at Sargus Hall, Wintersville

February 5, 2016 Organizers of the third-annual “Jazzy Jeans and Jewels” fundraiser Saturday have announced what participating celebrity chefs will be serving at the fundraiser being held in a new location this year... more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

February 5, 2016 Country Friends to host Eldurays Country Friends will host the Eldurays classic oldies band on Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Police Lodge Road, Colliers. The doors open at 6 p.m. more »»

‘The Story of the U.S. Colored Troops’ topic for living history performer

February 5, 2016 Ohio County Public Library’s Lunch with Books series will feature a special Black History Month presentation by Anthony Gibbs of Columbus, who topic will be “Freedom, Citizenship, and Equality: The... more »»

Join Great Backyard Bird Count on Feb. 13-16

February 5, 2016 Give Mother Nature a valentine this year and show how much you care about birds by counting them for the Great Backyard Bird Count. The 18th-annual count will be conducted Feb. 13-16. more »»

DAR contest winners

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Letters to the Editor

Freedom of worship still under attack

January 31, 2016 To the editor: The freedom to worship God is at the center of the 2016 presidential election. more »»

Have your pet spayed or neutered

January 31, 2016 To the editor: Millions of healthy dogs and cats are being euthanized in the United States each year because there aren’t enough homes for them. more »»

Time to end bullying in school

January 31, 2016 To the editor: I am sitting here trying to think of how to write this article. I don’t understand how such traumatic things happen. more »»

Remember all victims of accident

January 31, 2016 To the editor: The accident on John Scott that happened Jan. 14 involving three people was very tragic. All of the people involved are extremely lucky to even be alive. more »»

Fix-a-thon helps cats

January 31, 2016 To the editor: On Jan. 14, there were reports about illegal trapping of cats in the city of Toronto. What makes the trapping illegal is the abandonment of those trapped cats to other locations. more »»


Wheeling Hospital opens balance center

January 31, 2016 WHEELIING — Wheeling Hospital’s new Center for Dizziness and Balance offers a multi-disciplinary, comprehensive approach to preventing falls and improving patients’ quality of life. more »»

Belle’s Diner offers 24-hour way to defeat your hunger

January 31, 2016 By CRAIG HOWELL Staff writer WEIRTON — Area residents have a new option to feed their hunger, and it’s available around the clock. Belle’s Diner recently opened its doors at 2109 Pennsylvania Ave. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

January 31, 2016 The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Eddie Henderson Properties LLC to Michael DeSantis, lot 31, William Myers Second. more »»

10 years for Froehlich’s Classic Corner downtown

January 24, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Greg Froehlich, owner along with his wife, Debbie, of Froehlich’s Classic Corner, 501 Washington St. more »»

Sumo Hibachi & Sushi

January 24, 2016 Representatives of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, area officials and other supporters welcomed Sumo Hibachi & Sushi, a new restaurant at 4170 Sunset Blvd. more »»

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A quick memory for the Challenger

January 28, 2016 Time won't let me write much of a blog post about the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion, but here's the memories: It was my first anniversary at the Herald-Star. more »

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