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200 years down on the farm

September 16, 2014 Two hundred-year farm acknowledgment started in 1993 through the Ohio Department of Agriculture, recognizing social, economic and historic contributions of farm families through the Ohio Bicentennia... more »»

 
 
 

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200 years down on the farm

September 16, 2014 Two hundred-year farm acknowledgment started in 1993 through the Ohio Department of Agriculture, recognizing social, economic and historic contributions of farm families through the Ohio Bicentennia... more »»

Mount Pleasant church marks 200th year

September 16, 2014 MOUNT PLEASANT — The were home meetings, circuit riders, ground donated and a church built, a fire before another church was completed, an addition to a church later erected, a 175-year anniversary... more »»

Retired from Weirton Steel, Danny Boyce has a one-man, will-travel operation

September 16, 2014 DILLONVALE — The DAMABO Sawmill business is the one-man operation of Danny Mason Boyce, and that is where the capitalized letters for the operation are derived. more »»

‘Hank’ Kuzma remembered

September 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Henry J. “Hank” Kuzma, a regional basketball coaching legend for his work at the Franciscan University of Steubenville and at Midland High School, died Saturday after a brief illness. more »»

Blue Mass remembers those who have died in line of duty

September 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Bishop Jeffrey M. Monforton used song and prayer to bless dozens of police officers, firefighters and EMTs during the fifth-annual Blue Mass Sunday at St. Peter Catholic Church. more »»

Local Sports

Triple the fun

September 15, 2014 PITTSBURGH — A triple play helped the Pittsburgh Pirates maintain their 1¢-game lead for the NL’s second wild card. more »»

Battle of the Bridge looms

September 15, 2014 Mac McLean, the first-year coach at Brooke, won’t soon forget Week 3 of the 2014 high school football season. more »»

Hoyer leads Browns to shocker over New Orleans

September 15, 2014 CLEVELAND — Mike Pettine received a Gatorade bath and looked forward to smoking a cigar. Brian Hoyer wanted to hold onto the feeling as long as possible. more »»

Horschel earns $10M

September 15, 2014 ATLANTA — Just three weeks ago, Billy Horschel had every reason to start looking ahead to next season. He had missed the cut in the first FedEx Cup playoff event to fall to No. 82 in the standings. more »»

Chargers knock off Seahawks

September 15, 2014 SAN DIEGO — Antonio Gates had three touchdown catches and the Chargers controlled the tempo to keep Seattle’s offense off the field in a 30-21 victory. more »»

Obituaries

Thelma Bronson

September 15, 2014 Thelma Long (Schoppe) Bronson, 91, of Wintersville and Steubenville, OH, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Trinity West Hospital. more »»

Henry Kuzma

September 15, 2014 Henry J. “Hank” Kuzma Sr., 86 of Steubenville, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Weirton Medical Center. more »»

Judith Campbell

September 15, 2014 Judith M. Campbell, 75, of Wintersville, OH, passed away September 13, 2014, at Acuity Specialty Hospital, Steubenville. more »»

Richard Henry

September 15, 2014 Richard L. “Rich” Henry, died September 10, 2014 at his home after a lengthy and courageous battle with melanoma. He was born January 1, 1954 in Steubenville, OH, a son of the late Russell L. more »»

Irene McClain

September 15, 2014 Irene F. “Rene” McClain, 90, of Steubenville, OH, died Friday, September 12, 2014, at the Inn at Wyngate, Weirton, WV. more »»

Community

‘Sew’ easy to get involved in this event

September 15, 2014 Part of a national event will have a local presence this week. And organizer Mary Albaugh says it’s “sew” easy to get involved. Amazing Grace Pillowcase’s Sew-A-Thon will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p. more »»

Teen author to hold book-signing Saturday

September 15, 2014 Teen author and Steubenville native Frank Berardi will discuss and sign copies of his book, “Voice,” at the Schiappa branch of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County at 11 a.m. more »»

Library announces upcoming programs

September 15, 2014 The following programs have been organized by the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County. more »»

Community happenings

September 15, 2014 Never Alone program detailed Never Alone West Virginia is holding a 12-week, 12-step program, Discovering Freedom, at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at 149 Preston Ave., Weirton Heights. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Ohio veterans gain support

September 14, 2014 To the editor: Tuesday is a landmark day for Ohio’s approximately 900,000 veterans of military service. more »»

YMCA has much to offer

September 14, 2014 To the editor: I feel that many of the citizens in this area are not aware of the gem that is located in Steubenville at what was the St. John Arena and is the YMCA. more »»

Lives could reflect love

September 14, 2014 To the editor: I am writing about the editorial in the Sept. more »»

Thanks for helping Wounded Warriors

September 14, 2014 To the editor: On Aug. 30, the Hancock County Republican Committee held a collection drive for the Wounded Warrior Project. In a little more than two hours, we collected $323, exactly. more »»

Viewer takes commercial break

September 14, 2014 To the editor: I recently made a point of timing the television commercials during a commercial break. They took four minutes — even three would have been ridiculous. more »»

Business

QUICK TAKES

September 14, 2014 JOINS: Ohio Valley Vision Center has added longtime local optometrist Dr. Eli Dragisich to its staff effective Sept. 1. more »»

BRIEFS

September 14, 2014 Jack instructs water renewal courses WELLSBURG — Ernest Jack, a Wellsburg resident and water specialist for the Moundsville Water Board, instructed two six-hour courses held Aug. more »»

Real estate transfers

September 14, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Sheriff of Jefferson County to Federal Home Loan Mortgage, lot 25, Hollywood. more »»

Wheeling Island starts $2.7M hotel project

September 14, 2014 WHEELING — Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack on Tuesday announced the start of a $2.7 million hotel renovation project. more »»

Cleanup appreciation

September 14, 2014 Above, Wellsburg Mayor Sue Simonetti and City Manager Mark Henne presented a certificate of appreciation to Rob Morris and Pete Baldwin, co-owners of Reasner Funeral Home, for their efforts to clean... more »»

Ohio News

Agency urges science demo changes after Reno fire

September 15, 2014 LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal agency on Monday urged museums and schools to stop using methanol and other flammable chemicals in their fire-based science demonstrations in light of a flash fire that... more »»

Ohio elections chief issues new early voting hours

September 15, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief set a longer early voting schedule ahead of the fall election, while vowing Monday to continue appealing a federal judge's ruling that led to the new... more »»

Escaped school shooter had pitchfork, patrol says

September 15, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The school shooter who briefly escaped from an Ohio prison last week had a pitchfork when he was captured, the state patrol said Monday as newly released records added to the... more »»

Ohio State names band director search committee

September 15, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State has named a search committee to find a new director for its celebrated marching band. more »»

Patrol: Escaped Ohio school shooter had pitchfork

September 15, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The convicted killer of three students who briefly escaped from an Ohio prison last week had a pitchfork when he was captured, the state patrol said Monday. more »»

National Sports

Mets' deGrom ties MLB record with 8 Ks at start

September 16, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom has tied a major league record by striking out his first eight batters. more »»

NFL, union close to finalizing new drug policy

September 15, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and the players' union are close to finalizing the drug policy changes they tentatively agreed upon last week. more »»

Union expects to file Rice appeal Tuesday

September 15, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — The players' union on Tuesday plans to appeal the indefinite suspension the NFL handed to Ray Rice last week. more »»

Vikings bring back Peterson despite abuse charge

September 15, 2014 EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have seen the details. more »»

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