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A day for sun, hugs, smiles

May 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — It was a day for hugs and smiles as more than 250 athletes from nine area agencies participated in the Ohio Area 9 Special Olympics Qualifier Saturday at the Harding Stadium practice... more »»


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A day for sun, hugs, smiles

May 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — It was a day for hugs and smiles as more than 250 athletes from nine area agencies participated in the Ohio Area 9 Special Olympics Qualifier Saturday at the Harding Stadium practice... more »»

Set to appear

May 3, 2015 The U.S. Army Field Band’s Volunteers band will visit Steubenville for a concert set for 7 p.m. June 19 at Berkman Amphitheater at Historic Fort Steuben. more »»

Chester family is suing village over drainage problem

May 3, 2015 CHESTER — A Chester couple is suing the city over a drainage issue that has languished for nearly two years, ever since flooding damaged their property in July 2013. more »»

Outdoor meth lab found in village

May 3, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — A 32-year-old Cross Creek Township woman is facing charges of drug manufacturing and her 35-year-old boyfriend has charges pending against him following a raid at their home at 1175... more »»

Edison students get the message

May 3, 2015 RICHMOND — Students at Edison High School got a hard lesson on the ramifications of being irresponsible behind the wheel during a mock crash scenario held last week. more »»

Local Sports

Steubenville nips Brooke for 5A title

May 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Brooke coach Ron Ujcich was spot on when he called Saturday’s OVAC Class 5A contest between his Bruins and Big Red “a fantastic high school championship game. more »»

In 3s — CCHS claims 2A trophy

May 3, 2015 ELM?GROVE — The Three Musketeers. The Three Amigos. The Three Tenors. Saturday was all about the three-peat. And the Catholic Central softball team embodies the aforementioned trifecta perfectly. more »»

Score 7 in 6th for 2A championship

May 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Top-seeded Toronto spotted Caldwell an early lead before storming back to claim a 9-4 victory in Saturday’s OVAC Class 2A championship game at Vaccaro Field. more »»

Claim 4A title over Martins Ferry

May 3, 2015 ELM GROVE — The Harrison Central displayed the heart of a champion, and as a result the Huskies ended up winning a championship. more »»

Grab 1A crown over St. John Central

May 3, 2015 ELM GROVE — The Madonna softball team brought the hardware home to Hancock County. Madonna raced out to a 9-0 lead against S. more »»


August Chilensky

May 3, 2015 August Chilensky, 79, of Steubenville, died Saturday at Steubenville Convalescence Center. Arrangements are pending at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. more »»

Betty Scott

May 3, 2015 Betty Feryn (Morris) Scott, 87, of Lakewood, OH (formerly of Wintersville, OH) passed away April 25, 2015. Betty was a beloved sister, aunt, friend, neighbor, and educator. more »»

Doris J. Christy

May 3, 2015 Doris J. Christy, 87, of Hopedale, Ohio, died Friday, May 1, 2015 in Steubenville, Ohio after a long illness. more »»

Louise Renforth

May 3, 2015 Louise E. Renforth, 51, of Mingo Junction, died May 1, 2015. Call at Schuetz Funeral Home, from noon to 2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Wednesday. Services at 6 p.. more »»

Max Crider

May 3, 2015 Max Hartle Crider Jr.. 76, of Martins Ferry died April 27, 2015 at home surrounded by family. Schuetz Funeral Home is assisting the family. more »»


Quilt offers a history of Colliers community

May 3, 2015 WELLSBURG — An artifact at the Brooke County Museum and Cultural Center is receiving new attention through the efforts of volunteer Bobbie Elliott. more »»

Women’s golf news

May 3, 2015 CADIZ The Cadiz Women’s Golf Association enjoyed a dry, sunshiny day to open the 2015 season on April 29 with a scramble. more »»

Campus news

May 3, 2015 Ashland University Megan Salatino of Follansbee received the Junior Award for the department of communication studies at the Academic Honors Convocation at Ashland University. more »»

Community calendar

May 3, 2015 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

Christmas Clothes Closet has new location

May 2, 2015 To the casual observer, the name of the Christmas Clothes Closet, a charity launched by a local family approximately eight years ago, would imply it’s a holiday project that just distributes clothes... 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 »»


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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