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Drug takeback takes off in Wintersville, Steubenville

May 1, 2016 By MARK LAW Staff writer The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day took off locally Saturday as a steady stream of people brought bags of prescription and over-the-counter drugs to Kroger in the... more »»


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Drug takeback takes off in Wintersville, Steubenville

May 1, 2016 By MARK LAW Staff writer The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day took off locally Saturday as a steady stream of people brought bags of prescription and over-the-counter drugs to Kroger in the... more »»

Orthodox Easter celebration today

May 1, 2016 Orthodox Christians throughout the world are celebrating Orthodox Easter today and the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Rev. more »»

Follansbee native receives honor

May 1, 2016 A member of the administration of President Barack Obama with ties to the area was honored for her service in her profession during an awards ceremony held by the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences... more »»

Discounted entry fees offered for some Ogden Classic races

May 1, 2016 WHEELING — In honor of its 40th anniversary, the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic is thanking loyal participants and encouraging first-timers to get in the mix by offering discounted entry fee... more »»

Meadowcroft Rockshelter, Historic Village opens today

May 1, 2016 PITTSBURGH — Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, a National Historic Landmark and part of the Senator John Heinz History Center museum system, will open its 2016 season today. more »»

Local Sports

Toronto outduels Caldwell to claim back-to-back 2A titles

May 1, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Toronto, Ohio’s top team in Division IV, added another in its long list of baseball accolades when it eked out a 2-0 victory over Caldwell Saturday to win its second straight OVAC... more »»

Blue Dons rally past Bishops for second-straight 1A crown

May 1, 2016 WHEELING — Three seniors led the offense and a sophomore-freshman battery took care of the other offense. more »»

St. C gets by ’Cats in 4A

May 1, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — St. Clairsville head coach Tom Sliva’s senior class has won a lot of games and racked up a lot of accomplishments during its baseball career. more »»

Trail rallies against CCHS in 3A

May 1, 2016 WHEELING — This was something rarely seen out of a Steubenville Catholic Central softball team. “We really helped give them the game,” veteran Crusaders head coach Jim DiCarlo said. more »»

Harrison Central topples Crusaders

May 1, 2016 CADIZ — The Harrison Central baseball team scored 12 runs in two innings for a 12-1 4¢ inning victory over visiting Steubenville Catholic Central Saturday at Sally Buffalo Park. more »»


David Gregorski

May 1, 2016 David Michael Gregorski, 65, a lifelong resident of Burgettstown, PA, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH, after waging a valiant battle with... more »»

Dolores Captor

May 1, 2016 Dolores Captor, 83, of Rayland, OH, died Friday, April 29, 2016, at Heartland Nursing Home in Bridgeport, O. more »»

Donna Marshall

April 30, 2016 Donna L. Marshall, 61, of Burgettstown passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at the Weirton Medical Center, Weirton, WV. Donna was born June 8, 1954, in Burgettstown, a daughter of Donald L. more »»

Bradley Giles

April 30, 2016 Bradley Allen “Duffy” Giles, 57, of Sheridan, Wyoming, formerly of Weirton, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 28, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. more »»

Glen Tate

April 30, 2016 Glen Curtis Tate, 55, a Weirton native, died April 8, 2016, in a vehicle accident. Memorial service 5 p.m. May 7 at Azleland Memorial Park, Azle, Texas. more »»


What happened at the Battle of Benghazi

May 1, 2016 The sixth presentation in the Herald-Star Speaker Series was a hit as a sell-out audience listened Monday to the personal account of the Battle of Benghazi, Libya, Sept. more »»

Women’s golf news

May 1, 2016 BLACKMOOR The Blackmoor Monday Evening Ladies League played April 25 with Signa Findlay serving as host. Lori Defallo took low gross, and Christina Rock took putts. more »»

Campus News

May 1, 2016 University of Mount Union Meghan Finton of Weirton was named the Alpha Lambda Delta senior certificate winner during the University of Mount Union’s Senior Recognition and Honors Convocation. more »»

Community Calendar

May 1, 2016 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

Brooke Special Olympians earn recognition

April 30, 2016 WELLSBURG — Brooke County Special Olympians returned from the state Special Olympics basketball and cheering competition with several medals, and one came home with an award for his excellent... more »»

Letters to the Editor

Students help clean community

May 1, 2016 To the editor: I am writing this letter to express the gratitude of the city for the cleanup activities at Beatty Park on April 30. more »»

Teachers earn thanks

May 1, 2016 To the editor: I would personally like to thank each and every teacher for all that you do. As someone pursuing a career in education, I understand that it can be a thankless job sometimes. more »»

Senior housing needed

May 1, 2016 To the editor: As a healthy senior citizen in the middle-income bracket, I have discovered there is little to no housing available in the Steubenville-Wintersville area. more »»

Councilman gets a firsthand view

May 1, 2016 To the editor: When I interviewed for the 3rd Ward council position in Steubenville, I stated I wanted to ride along and work with the police, fire and sanitation crews. more »»

Our manufacturing has disappeared

April 24, 2016 To the editor: The definition of manufacturing sector is: Make (something), or produce on a large scale using machinery. more »»


Cabella’s deal may be in the works

May 1, 2016 TRIADELPHIA — Published reports indicate Bass Pro Shops is working with financial giant Goldman Sachs to purchase fellow outdoor retailer Cabela’s Inc. Officials with Springfield, Mo. more »»

Wheeling Hospital tops for trauma

May 1, 2016 WHEELING — Trauma care at Wheeling Hospital has been ranked No. 1 in the Wheeling market for medical excellence and patient safety. more »»

‘Treat’ becomes new name for yogurt shop

May 1, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Sincerely Yogurt, located in the Hollywood City Center will change its name to ‘Treat’ today during an 11 a.m. ribbon cutting ceremon. more »»

Grand prize winner

May 1, 2016 Wilma Brock of Triadelphia was the winner of a stove during the Taste of Home Cooking School, presented by the Herald-Star and Weirton Daily Times, held April 20 at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. more »»

Quick takes

May 1, 2016 NO local worries: The Bob Evans Restaurants on Sunset Boulevard in Steubenville and Three Springs Drive in Weirton are not among the locations the company is closing, according to Angela M. more »»

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Trump, the phenomenon

February 26, 2016 Super Tuesday looms ahead. Now, I should be making more guacamole, buying some wings and some good beer because this Super day is way more important to life than Super Bowl Sunday. more »

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