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Route 22, other projects continue

July 26, 2014 State highway officials continue to ask drivers’ patience as work to repair and pave sections of U.S. Route 22 and the Veterans Memorial Bridge continue. more »»


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Route 22, other projects continue

July 26, 2014 State highway officials continue to ask drivers’ patience as work to repair and pave sections of U.S. Route 22 and the Veterans Memorial Bridge continue. more »»

Mission school bash to expand

July 26, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — As August approaches, so, too, does the start of a new school year and with it, the need to help area students get off to a good start. Enter Urban Mission Ministries at 301 N. more »»

Cadiz council hears from AEP reps

July 26, 2014 CADIZ — Two individuals representing American Electric Power attended Cadiz Council’s Thursday meeting to bring a couple of programs to council’s attention. David M. more »»

Panel hears reservoir concerns

July 26, 2014 CADIZ — At Thursday’s Village Council meeting, resident Ken Mason spoke up about his concerns regarding the Cadiz reservoir, located on Reservoir Lane. more »»

Regional Roundup

July 26, 2014 Road closing announced WINTERSVILLE — The bridge on County Road 24, also known as Cow Path Road, will be closed for bridge repairs starting at 7 a.m. Monday. more »»

Local Sports

Big Red grads Starliper, Williams to anchor lines

July 26, 2014 BETHANY — In a few weeks, Chris Starliper will be off to Kent State University with fellow 2014 Steubenville High School graduate Jaylin Williams heading to Ohio University. more »»

Springer, Pyciak had goals to play in OVAC game

July 26, 2014 BETHANY — Without looking too far ahead in their high school careers, Edison’s Rich Springer and Buckeye Local’s Devan Pyciak each had goals of playing the the OVAC All-Star Game. more »»

Frankovitch, Bennett representing Red Riders one final time

July 26, 2014 BETHANY — What started out as one of the most stressful parts of John Frankovitch’s day ended as one of the most exciting moments of his life. more »»

Ohio, West Virginia choose captains

July 26, 2014 BETHANY — Blending 33 guys, many of whom didn’t know each other personally, in a week’s time well enough to be a cohesive unit can be a tough task. more »»

Wheeling wins Legion tournament over Post 10

July 26, 2014 WEIRTON — Wheeling American Legion Post 1 punched its ticket to the state tournament in Morgantown next week with a 5-2 win over Weirton American Legion Post 10 in the championship game of the Area ... more »»


James Allen

July 26, 2014 James Edward Allen, 88, of Weirton, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at the Weirton Medical Center. Born on October 23, 1925, in Dover, OH. Jim was the son of the late James A. and Edna Connell Allen. more »»

Grace Bloom

July 26, 2014 Quietly and peacefully, on Tuesday, July 22, Grace Virginia Bloom, 90, of Weirton transitioned from this earth to claim her heavenly reward. more »»

Marian Sutherland

July 26, 2014 Marian L. Sutherland, 100, of Piney Fork, OH, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014, in the Gables Care Center in Hopedale, O. more »»

Emelio Conchel

July 26, 2014 Emelio J. (Mel) Conchel, 82, of Weirton died suddenly on Friday July 25, 2014. Born on February 16, 1932, in Weirton, WV, Emelio was the son of the late Joseph and Christine Lougi Conchel. more »»

James Edgell

July 26, 2014 James Howard Edgell, Sr., 60, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Moses Cone Hospital, Greensboro, NC. more »»


Care Festival Aug. 2 in East Springfield

July 26, 2014 East Springfield Church of the Cross will host is eighth-annual Care Festival 2014 of “family, food and fun” from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Aug. more »»

Marriage Enrichment Day on Aug. 16 Aug.

July 26, 2014 A diocesan Marriage Enrichment Day will be held Aug. 16 in two locations in the Diocese of Steubenville, according to the Steubenville Register. more »»

Sermon topics

July 26, 2014 Steubenville-area churches have announced the following sermon themes for their Sunday services: -- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Habits of the Heart. more »»

Church happenings

July 26, 2014 Amsterdam Community Church of God Vacation Bible School starts Monday The Amsterdam Community Church of God, located at 8247 Bear Rd. S.. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Questions about appointment

July 20, 2014 To the editor: At the July 8 City Council meeting, 1st Ward Councilman Gerald DiLoreto found it necessary to resort to a written statement in order to launch his latest attack upon those who invest... more »»

Vietnam veterans thank community

July 20, 2014 To the editor: Our organization, the Vietnam Veterans Support Group Chapter 1, conducted a successful fundraising and community service project at the Wal-Mart store at the Fort Steuben Mall on June... more »»

Animal Welfare event a success

July 20, 2014 To the editor: The Jefferson County Animal Welfare League’s 40th anniversary “Around the World” dinner July 13 at St. more »»

Mandel’s behavior is offensive

July 20, 2014 To the editor: Josh Mandel’s behavior is atrocious and offensive to the public and abusive to us taxpayer. more »»

Question about statue placement

July 20, 2014 To the editor: This is concerning the placement of the Steelworker statue. more »»


Should online accounts die with you?

July 20, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Should your emails, web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to a family member much as you would a house or a box of letters? ... more »»

U.S. millennials buy homes later

July 20, 2014 WASHINGTON — Don’t blame the millennial generation for lackluster home sales. more »»

Quick Takes

July 20, 2014 FUNDS RAISED: Neighborhood Hospitality In. more »»

Beth McVay’s design business celebrates 25th year

July 13, 2014 STEUBENVILLE – Beth McVay opened her interior design business on Jan. 1, 1984, and in the 30 years since she has worked on thousands of projects in the Tri-State Area and beyond. more »»

Subscribers could win iPad Mini

July 13, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Subscribers to the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times will have a chance to win an iPad Mini during a July promotional drive. more »»

Ohio News

Arizona's McCain: Execution was torture

July 26, 2014 TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain says the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture. more »»

States' use of execution drugs varies widely

July 25, 2014 The prolonged execution of an Arizona death row inmate with a new, two-drug combo has highlighted the patchwork quilt approach that states now take with lethal drugs, with types, combinations and... more »»

Ohio State under shadow again, this time with band

July 25, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Having forced out a beloved football coach and watched its president retire after a series of verbal gaffes, Ohio State University again finds itself grabbing headlines with th... more »»

Judge in Akron disputes bias claims by prosecutors

July 25, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A judge in Akron disputes claims from prosecutors that she was biased in a death penalty murder case and says she shouldn't be disqualified from presiding at trial. more »»

Teacher facing child endangering charge to resign

July 25, 2014 MOUNT BLANCHARD, Ohio (AP) — A school superintendent in northwest Ohio says a kindergarten teacher accused of pushing and grabbing one of her students is expected to resign. more »»

National Sports

Price, Rays beat Red Sox for 8th straight victory

July 26, 2014 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays are on quite a roll. more »»

Browns' Manziel: "I've made some rookie mistakes"

July 26, 2014 BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Like reading a blitz, Johnny Manziel knew the questions about his off-field wildness were coming. more »»

Montoya back at Indy intent on winning for Penske

July 25, 2014 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya is back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — one night only, an encore of sorts, in a guest-starring role for Team Penske. more »»

US rebounds to win twice in International Crown

July 25, 2014 OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — A switch in pairings led to a change in fortune for the United States in the International Crown. more »»

Furyk, Petrovic, share Canadian Open lead

July 25, 2014 MONTREAL (AP) — Two-time winner Jim Furyk birdied two of his last four holes Friday in the Canadian Open to match the Royal Montreal record at 7-under 63 and tie Tim Petrovic atop the leaderboard. more »»

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