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Toronto eyeing athletic training facility

August 30, 2014 By MARK J. MILLER Staff writer TORONTO — The city high school football program is hosting a fundraiser for a new athletic training facility at Clarke Hinkle Field. more »»


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Toronto eyeing athletic training facility

August 30, 2014 By MARK J. MILLER Staff writer TORONTO — The city high school football program is hosting a fundraiser for a new athletic training facility at Clarke Hinkle Field. more »»

Tennant makes local visit

August 30, 2014 WELLSBURG — Small business growth and earning a livable wage are important to moving West Virginia and the nation forward, explains West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant. more »»

Coming Together

August 30, 2014 The Brooke High School Marching Band was joined by the Follansbee Middle School Blue Wave and Wellsburg Orange Knight marching bands in performing “Hang On Sloopy” as part of a welcome to Brooke’s... more »»

Fire hydrant flushing set to begin

August 30, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Water and Sewer District will flush hydrants Tuesday through Friday. Customers may experience low water pressure and some discoloration of water. more »»

Cadiz to hold construction, mining show

August 30, 2014 CADIZ — The Ohio Valley Chapter of the Historical Construction Equipment Association is sponsoring the 11th-annual Old Construction and Mining Equipment Show on Sept. more »»

Local Sports

Redskins rally to nip Brooke

August 30, 2014 WELLSBURG — Indian Creek spoiled Mac McLean’s coaching debut by doing things the “old-fashion” way Friday at Memorial Stadiu. more »»

Dons roll past Beallsville

August 30, 2014 WEIRTON — Even though Madonna coach Doug Taylor was confident his Blue Dons would do well in the 2014 football season, there always is some doubt when you graduate 15 seniors from a state... more »»

Tigers tame Red Knights

August 30, 2014 WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville football team won its 13th-straight home football game on Friday night with a 24-7 win over Toronto. That streak doesn’t matter to Tigers coach Rich Wright. more »»

Purple Riders overcome mistakes to top Panthers

August 30, 2014 RAYLAND — Three lost fumbles, overthrown passes, a couple drops sounds like a nightmare season opener, but when you are a playoff team that returns a sleuth of returning veterans and your coach is... more »»


Dennis Riley

August 30, 2014 Dennis L. “Skip” Riley, 67, of Dillonvale, Ohio, passed Thursday August 28, 2014, at UPMC Pittsburgh. more »»

Norma Spong

August 30, 2014 Norma Spong, 88, of Rayland died Thursday. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville. Funeral 11:30 a.m. Sunday. more »»

Rose Barbara

August 30, 2014 Rose Barbara, 84, of Weirton passed away Friday, August 29, 2014. Her funeral arrangements are pending at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton, WV. more »»

Alberta Podar

August 30, 2014 Alberta Rea Podar of Las Vegas passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 25, 2014. She was born in Follansbee, W.Va., on June 4, 1927 to James and Mary Rea. more »»

Briggs Stein

August 30, 2014 Briggs Burton Stein, 47, of Wellsburg, WV, died on Monday, August 25, 2014, at Wheeling Medical Park. A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 2 at 10:30 a.m. at St. more »»


‘All Valley Youth Rally’ set

August 30, 2014 An “All Valley Youth Rally” featuring music, drama and a special speaker will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sept. 7 in the auditorium of Steubenville High School. more »»

Churches announce events, activities

August 30, 2014 Church to host eighth-annual car, truck, bike show on Sep. more »»

An ‘Evening with Jim Cole’

August 30, 2014 Christian Internet ministry Praise His Name and Brentwood United Methodist Church in Wintersville are co-sponsoring a concert with national Christian recording artist Jim Cole. more »»

Church sermon topics

August 30, 2014 Steubenville-area churches have announced the following sermon themes for their Sunday services: -- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “A Labor of Love. more »»

Historical association plans banquet

August 29, 2014 The Jefferson County Historical Association will welcome John Mattox, curator of the Underground Railroad Museum in Flushing, as the guest speaker at its annual meeting and banquet set for Sept. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Many helped bring Steubenville alive

August 24, 2014 To the editor: Book bags are being dusted off, new school supplies are in the stores and the last concert of the 2014 Fort Steuben Summer Concert Series was performed in the Louis Berkman... more »»

Back-to-School Bash helps students

August 24, 2014 To the editor: On Au. more »»

FitzGerald deserves your vote

August 24, 2014 To the editor: I don’t care that he let his license run out, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald focused on the job as Cuyahoga County executive. Republican Gov. more »»

Water problems not easy to take

August 24, 2014 To the editor: Many of the residents in Mingo Junction can understand what the people of Toledo are going through. more »»

Democrats key to future success

August 24, 2014 To the editor: If you don’t like what John Boehner and his Republican-held Congress has been doing, vote in Jennifer Garrison for Congress. more »»



August 24, 2014 CONFERENCE: Jonathan Langham of Wellsburg, a registered piano technician, was among nearly 600 piano service specialists, manufacturers and suppliers from many states, Canada, Germany and the... more »»

New equipment for JVS welders

August 24, 2014 BLOOMINGDALE — A surge in funding and oil and gas opportunities has led to some significant upgrades at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. more »»

Validated winner

August 24, 2014 more »»

Brightway ribbon

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Real Estate Transfers

August 22, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Larry Murray to Lynda Murray, metes, Knox Township. Sonny and Virginia Noon to Mark Noon, 1.063 acres, Mount Pleasant Township. more »»

Ohio News

Ohio prep football game halted after fights

August 30, 2014 GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Police say fights on the field and in the stands forced the stoppage of a season-opening high school football matchup in Ohio. more »»

Missing Ohio woman found in Cuyahoga River

August 29, 2014 BRECKSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A body found in a river in the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) Valley National Park has been identified as a woman who was reported missing last week. more »»

Jury acquits Ohio pain doctor on 26 of 27 counts

August 29, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A jury has acquitted a northeast Ohio pain doctor of all but one of the 27 sexual-misconduct counts filed against him in a case that centered on accusations he improperly touched... more »»

Ohio woman in Amish case seeks her release

August 29, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — The attorney for a woman serving time in connection with beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish is asking a federal judge to release her. more »»

Jury acquits Ohio pain doctor of 26 of 27 counts

August 29, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A jury has acquitted a northeast Ohio pain doctor of all but one of the 27 sexual misconduct counts filed against him in a case that centered on accusations he improperly touched... more »»

National Sports

Errani's 'cottage cheese' serve tops Venus at Open

August 30, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — A day before facing Venus Williams — and a partisan crowd — at the U. more »»

Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

August 30, 2014 HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium — unshaven, his eyes glassy — and unfolded a sheet of paper. more »»

US OPEN SCENE: Fognini perfects art of outbursts

August 30, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Fabio Fognini is perfecting the art of the outburst at Grand Slam tournaments. more »»

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

August 30, 2014 SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have been preparing for months to play on without Aldon Smith over an extended period. more »»

Green-Ellis, Moorman among early wave of NFL cuts

August 30, 2014 The Law Firm has closed up shop in... more »»

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Toronto Festival of the Arts 08-30

In scenic downtown Toronto, Ohio, held August 30-31, 2014. Focus in Toronto, a local non-profit organization, took over the festival with the aims of building a prosperous and continuing festival each Labor Day weekend. more »

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