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Election turnout very low

May 6, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County Board of Elections members said they were disappointed in the less than 14 percent voter turnout in Tuesday’s primary election. more »»

 
 
 

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Election turnout very low

May 6, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County Board of Elections members said they were disappointed in the less than 14 percent voter turnout in Tuesday’s primary election. more »»

Mascio wins in primary for judge

May 6, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — John J. Mascio said he is “ready to hit the ground running” following his victory Tuesday in the municipal court judge Democratic primary. more »»

Library renewal levy is approved

May 6, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Library Director Alan Hall is expecting to see a new interest in the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson Count. more »»

Fabian gains Dems nod for Mingo mayor

May 6, 2015 MINGO JUNCTION — John Fabian won the Democratic primary for mayor on Tuesday besting challenger and former Mayor Domenic Chappano by 115 votes. more »»

Paul wins re-election in city’s Fifth Ward

May 6, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Incumbent 5th Ward Councilman Willie Paul won re-election Tuesday defeating challenger Mike Bauman by a 313-to-234 vote margin in the Democrat primary, according to unofficial results... more »»

Local Sports

5 innings of perfect from CCHS, Murphy

May 6, 2015 WEIRTON — The Madonna baseball team wears shirts that read: process over perfection. On Tuesday, the Blue Dons were a witness to perfection from Catholic Central pitcher Chris Murphy. more »»

Half the field set for OVAC track finals

May 6, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Half the field is complete. Classes 3A and 5A got into the qualifying act at the annual Cal Giffin OVAC Track and Field Championship meet at warm Red Devil Stadium Tuesday afternoon. more »»

Big Red defeats Devils

May 6, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Nicky Zorne was dominant on the hill Tuesday as Steubenville earned a 5-1 victory over St. Clairsville in a battle of Ohio Valley Athletic Conference champions at Vaccaro Field. more »»

’Skins down Jets

May 6, 2015 MINGO JUNCTION — The Indian Creek baseball team beat darkness, the rain and Union Local. more »»

Park pays back ’Cats

May 6, 2015 WHEELING — It took Wheeling Park all of four batters Tuesday to answer the question of how the Patriots might respond after a huge victory a night earlier at Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class... more »»

Obituaries

Audrey Phillips

May 6, 2015 PHILLIPS, Audrey Jean Ashbridge, 82, of Weirton, died Tuesday. Her funeral arrangements are pending at Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. (304)-748-3219. more »»

Barbara Smith

May 6, 2015 SMITH, Barbara Jean, 54, a homemaker of Toronto, OH, died Sunday, May 3, 2015. She was born July 5, 1960, the daughter of the late Vernon Sadler and Donna DeSarr. more »»

Carl Lawver

May 6, 2015 LAWVER, Carl, 77,of Colliers, WV, died Tuesday. His funeral arrangements are pending at Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton. 304 748 3219. more »»

Charles Merritt

May 6, 2015 MERRITT, Charles E., 70, of Toronto, passed away Monday, May 4, at the Twin City Hospital, Dennison, OH. Arrangements are pending and in the care of Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto. more »»

Margaret Dickerson

May 6, 2015 DICKERSON, Margaret, 91, of Cadiz, died Monday. Call at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, on Wednesday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. where services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday. more »»

Community

Coffee cakes for mom on her day

May 6, 2015 Coffee cakes come under the title of quick breads in the Betty Crocker Picture Cookbook from 1950, and they were much easier to make than the long beating of cake mixes, and the finished product... more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

May 6, 2015 Family Services planning annual Calypso Celebration for May 15 Family Services, 226 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, is planning its third-annual Calypso Celebration for May 15 at St. more »»

DAR chapter honors longtime members

May 5, 2015 Longtime members were honored when the Fort Steuben Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met April 11 at the Best Western Plus University Inn in Steubenville. more »»

Community happenings

May 5, 2015 Importance of exercise to be topic of Thursday workshop The importance of exercise to maintaining good health will be the focus of the next educational Healthy Life Workshop set for 6:30 p.m. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Many helped with Meridian Greene

May 3, 2015 To the editor: I would like to give a big thank you to the firefighters, police, highway patrolmen, EMTs and Mayor Bob Gale for the first response to the fire at Meridian Greene. more »»

Wellsburg festival will miss supporters

May 3, 2015 To the editor: As we prepare to make plans to celebrate the 37th-annual Wellsburg Applefest on Oct. more »»

Victims of fire send thanks

May 3, 2015 To the editor: The sight was breathtaking as we entered the dining room at the Prime Time Center on Lovers Lane. more »»

Let the people decide on marriage

May 3, 2015 To the editor: On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of the United States began hearing oral arguments on whether marriage, as it has existed throughout our history, is unconstitutional. more »»

Form 1040 home of corporate welfare

May 3, 2015 To the editor: What about corporate welfare? Time Warner Cable had $4.3 billion in profits in 2014 and paid nothing in federal taxes. It gets better (or worse, depending on your viewpoint). more »»

Business

Eastern Gateway earns top honors

May 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Eastern Gateway Community College has won the highest national award presented by the American Association of Community Colleges — the Exemplary Board/CEO Award for 2015. more »»

Quick Takes

May 3, 2015 HELPING ANIMALS: Customers who order carryout at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar Hospitality, 389 John Scott Highway in Steubenville, will have the chance to help local animal charities throug... more »»

Real estate transfers

May 3, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Landau Minto to Sharon and Richard Gunther, lot 61, Ekey’s Third (survivorship). Roger Reed (deceased) to Jenna Reed, . more »»

Winning subscriber

May 3, 2015 John Hale, left, circulation director for the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times, presented to Mark Moser of Follansbee the $100 Kroger gift card he won through a recent promotion for new... more »»

Android winner

May 3, 2015 Robert Kasprzak of Weirton, left, was presented with an Android tablet by John Hale, circulation director for the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times. more »»

 
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