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Aiming for economic growth

July 31, 2014 By DAVE GOSSETT Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — Local business owners, city officials and higher education representatives spent two hours Wednesday afternoon discussing and exploring ideas to spur... more »»

 
 
 

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Aiming for economic growth

July 31, 2014 By DAVE GOSSETT Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — Local business owners, city officials and higher education representatives spent two hours Wednesday afternoon discussing and exploring ideas to spur... more »»

Tri-State Area rallies against EPA regs

July 31, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Dave Spencer had to get up pretty early Wednesday morning to make the three-and-a-half hour drive from Buffalo, N.Y. more »»

Roots of Brooke Hills Park are shared

July 31, 2014 WELLSBURG — Brooke Hills Park’s 60th anniversary celebration continued Wednesday, and descendants of the Gist family were on hand to shed some light on the park’s roots. more »»

Hancock House suit dismissed

July 31, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — A Hancock County judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Hancock House now that the litigants have settled out of court, according to Circuit Court records. Judge James P. more »»

Home invasion suspects arraigned

July 31, 2014 JEWETT — Two individuals arrested in connection to a home invasion in Jewett were arraigned in Harrison County court Wednesday afternoon. more »»

Local Sports

For Goodness Sake brings intriguing presence

July 31, 2014 CHESTER — Granted, there are trainers bringing more accomplished horses to Saturday’s Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby presented by Xpressbet. But none are as intriguing as Michael A. more »»

ROOKIE ON A RAMPAGE

July 31, 2014 LATROBE, Pa. — Ryan Shazier grew up the football equivalent of a Rorschach test. Some coaches looked at Shazier’s 6-foot-1 frame with plenty of room to grow and saw a defensive en. more »»

Greene’s No. 75 will be retired

July 31, 2014 LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are retiring Hall of Fame defensive end Joe Greene’s number No. 75. The team announced Wednesday that Greene will be honored during a ceremony on Nov. more »»

Bucco Blunder: Pirates fail to sweep Giants

July 31, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way. They don’t care how it happened, any break is welcome these day. more »»

Briefs

July 31, 2014 Big Red to hold golf tryouts STEUBENVILLE — Any student interested in trying out for the Steubenville Big Red golf team needs to report to Blackmoor Golf Course at 8 a.m. on Friday. more »»

Obituaries

Clarence Riffee

July 31, 2014 RIFFEE, Clarence H., 79, of New Cumberland, WV, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at his home. Born Nov. 19, 1934, in Weirton, he was a son of the late Leslie and Marie Stackpole Riffee. more »»

John Mills

July 31, 2014 MILLS, John T., 49, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away July 29, 2014 at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville. He was born Jan. 25, 1965, in Steubenville, OH, a son of the late John T. Mills, S. more »»

Mary Brown

July 31, 2014 BROWN, Mary Jane, 76, of Wintersville, Ohio, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Trinity Wes. more »»

Mildred Leggett

July 31, 2014 LEGGETT, Mildred M. Butterfield, 93, of Perrysville died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at her home. Born Sept. 3, 1920, in Perry Twp., Carroll Co. more »»

Noah Long

July 31, 2014 LONG, Noah David, 8, of Wellsville, earned his angel wings on Monday, July 28, 2014, after a very strong and heroic battle with leukemia. He was surrounded by his loving family at home. more »»

Community

Kiwanis launch annual rose sale

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

New Cumberland Lions honor Jack Ashcraft with an award

July 31, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — The New Cumberland Lions Club met recently with Russ Flanigan presenting an award to Jack Ashcraft, son of Lion John Ashcraft, expressing gratitude for his assistance with paper... more »»

Community happenings

July 31, 2014 Audrey Fuller marks 100th birthday Audrey Roe Fuller, formerly of Mingo Junction, celebrated her 100th birthday on July 18. more »»

Blueberries in the mix = happiness

July 30, 2014 Blueberries are popping out all over. The bushes are full of the berries that range in color from mid-dark blue through very dark blue to almost black. more »»

Entry deadline extended for Mingo pageant

July 30, 2014 Time is running out for “Little Princesses” and “Little Chiefs” to step forward. The deadline for entries into the Little Princess Aracoma and Little Chief Logan Pageant — part of festivities Aug. 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 »»

Business

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

Fired band director says he fixing vulgar culture

July 31, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fired Ohio State University marching band director says he was working to change a culture of hazing and inappropriate rituals among members when he was dismissed. more »»

Co-defendant testifies how Ohio teen was beaten

July 31, 2014 LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who has already pleaded guilty to killing a 16-year-old boy last year testified that he and his co-defendant repeatedly beat the teen when he wouldn't give up his... more »»

Ohio shuttle driver gets probation in death

July 31, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The driver of a central Ohio hospital shuttle bus that struck and killed one researcher and injured another has been sentenced to two years of probation and 80 hours of... more »»

Poll: President Obama's approval still low in Ohio

July 31, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new poll shows President Barack Obama's approval rating is falling in Ohio. more »»

Fired OSU band director says he was fixing culture

July 31, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fired Ohio State University marching band director says he was working to change a culture of hazing and inappropriate rituals among members. more »»

National Sports

Amputee jumper won't contest team exclusion

July 31, 2014 FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A German amputee long jumper will not contest the decision by his national federation to exclude him from the upcoming European Championships. more »»

Cho to lead 2018 Olympics organizing committee

July 31, 2014 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Cho Yang-ho, the South Korean business tycoon who led Pyeongchang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, will take charge of the local organizing committee... more »»

Dodgers beat Braves 3-2 for 5th straight win

July 31, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp has suddenly found his power, and it's helping keep the Los Angeles Dodgers atop the NL West. more »»

Century-old pipe break points to national problem

July 31, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky... more »»

Kluber outpitches Hernandez in 2-0 win

July 31, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians' new ace outdueled one of the top pitchers in baseball Wednesday night. more »»

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National Packard Museum linked to Chester, WV

July 29, 2014 Regular visitors to this spot know my vacations usually consist of travels organized by The Boss (at Home). We get in the car (we being me and my brother, the Home Office of Wichita, Kan. more »

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