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University chapel gains special designation

February 13, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The tiny Portiuncula Chapel at Franciscan University of Steubenville has been re-designated by the Vatican as a place where the faithful can receive a plenary indulgence — an... more »»

 
 
 

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University chapel gains special designation

February 13, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The tiny Portiuncula Chapel at Franciscan University of Steubenville has been re-designated by the Vatican as a place where the faithful can receive a plenary indulgence — an... more »»

Quincy Wilson tells Rotarians about his journey from high school to pro football

February 13, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Quincy Wilson, Ohio Valley football legend, former NFL player and current assistant football coach at West Virginia University, discussed his journey from Weir High School to... more »»

Pump station focus in Brooke

February 13, 2016 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Commission Friday discussed efforts to replace or repair a pump station serving the Washington Pike Public Service District and a temporary reduction in the adoption fe... more »»

John Gregg pupils learn how to be entrepreneurs

February 13, 2016 BERGHOLZ — Fourth-graders at John Gregg Elementary may have some budding entrepreneurs after they designed their own products and concepts in their social studies class. more »»

Forced pooling legislation introduced

February 13, 2016 WHEELING — Corky DeMarco said West Virginia’s Marcellus shale drillers struggle to locate some landowners with whom they need lease agreements, but Del. more »»

Local Sports

Big Red rips Park

February 13, 2016 WHEELING — Still smarting from a 37-point loss the night before, coach Mike Haney’s Steubenville boys came to the Palace on the Hill on Friday night with bad intentions. more »»

Creek beats Central late

February 13, 2016 WINTERSVILLE — Two teams with similar styles (hard-nose defenses and patient offenses) squared off on Senior Night Friday at Indian Creek High School. more »»

HC gets past Brooke

February 13, 2016 CADIZ — Free throw shooting wasn’t the only reason the Harrison Central boys’ basketball team beat visiting Brooke 66-57 Friday evening inside the John Stephenson Gymnasium in an OVAC consolation... more »»

Tigers top Toronto

February 13, 2016 SHADYSIDE — Friday night’s Wheeling Hospital OVAC Boys’ Basketball Championship Class 2A consolation match-up between Toronto and Shadyside was one of those games where the team that made the last... more »»

Panthers fall in regular season finale

February 13, 2016 RAYLAND — Greg Haberfield has made major strides in his three years with the Buckeye Local boys’ hoop program. The last 24 hours, however, were anything but kind to the affable mentor. more »»

Obituaries

Tandra Keenan

February 13, 2016 Tandra Louise Keenan, 61, of Wintersville, OH, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at the Dixon Health Care Center, Wintersville, OH. more »»

Audrey Sperlazza

February 13, 2016 Audrey Stuck Sperlazza, wife of the late Joseph Sperlazza of Titusville, FL, formerly of Toronto, OH, passed away February 9, 2016, just shy of her 89th birthday, in the home of her daughter, Lesley... more »»

Anna Getsinger

February 13, 2016 Anna Jean Getsinger, 91, of Hopedale, OH, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016, in Columbus, OH, where she had been recently residing. more »»

Ella Knierim

February 13, 2016 Ella May Knierim, 77, of Weirton, WV, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2016, at home. She was born February 17, 1938, in Wheeling, WV, the daughter of the late Nelson and Cora Evans Adams. more »»

LaVeta Hooker

February 13, 2016 LaVeta V. Hooker, 91, of Palm City, FL, passed away on February 4, 2016. Born in Steubenville, OH, LaVeta was an active member of Palm City Presbyterian Church. more »»

Community

Salvation Army plans blanket giveaway

February 13, 2016 The Salvation Army of Steubenville will be having a free blanket giveaway for the homeless on Thursday, beginning at 11 a.m., according to Capt. more »»

A.I.M. banquet set for March 15

February 13, 2016 The A.I.M. Women’s Center will host its annual fundraising banquet to the theme “Do Everything in Love.” It will be held March 15 at the Serbian-American Cultural Center in Weirton. more »»

Community happenings

February 13, 2016 Open house Sunday at Mingo Senior Center The Mingo Junction Senior Center at 663 Commercial St. more »»

Church sermon topics

February 13, 2016 Steubenville-area churches have announced the following sermon themes for their Sunday services: -- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Darn I’m in a Tight Spot. more »»

Letters to the Editor

‘Except for’ prevailing thought

February 7, 2016 To the editor: As we thankfully enter the final year of this presidency, the Obama-Biden duo’s concern has changed to solidifying its legacy. more »»

Speaker will show how the left works

February 7, 2016 To the editor: You’ve already heard this — our country’s on the wrong path. And I can’t say I disagree, but in order to convey your point, you must first understand your opponent’s argument. more »»

Some issues rehashed

February 7, 2016 To the editor: Issues rehashed in 50 words or less, and chosen at random: ¯ The conservative pundits get so pumped up in what the Heritage and other conservative think tanks say, they can’t think fo... more »»

New bridge makes no sense

February 7, 2016 To the editor: This is regarding the proposed $130 million bridge that will cross the Ohio River between Brilliant and Wellsburg. more »»

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 »»

Business

Mountaineer has new cuisine

February 7, 2016 From staff reports CHESTER — Officials with Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort have announced several new food and beverage choices that will be coming to restaurants on property. more »»

Richmond man named chief of finance for Pittsburgh Mercy nonprofit

February 7, 2016 PITTSBURGH — Eric C. Barley of Richmond has been named chief financial officer of Pittsburgh Mercy, a health and human service nonprofit organization in Southwestern Pennsylvani. more »»

Texas Roadhouse open at Highlands

February 7, 2016 By DORSEY KINDLER Staff writer TRIADELPHIA — There’s a new “roadhouse” in town. That’s right. As of Tuesday, the new Texas Roadhouse is open for business at the Highland. more »»

Texas Roadhouse open at Highlands

February 7, 2016 By DORSEY KINDLER Staff writer TRIADELPHIA — There’s a new “roadhouse” in town. That’s right. As of Tuesday, the new Texas Roadhouse is open for business at the Highland. more »»

Acquisition of East Liverpool City Hospital completed

February 7, 2016 EAST LIVERPOOL — With a new owner in place for East Liverpool City Hospital, many doctors and community members are now looking toward a positive future. more »»

 
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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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