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Hope 68 launches

February 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Some call it 68 hours of hunger — the time between school lunch on Friday to a school breakfast on Monday. more »»


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Hope 68 launches

February 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Some call it 68 hours of hunger — the time between school lunch on Friday to a school breakfast on Monday. more »»

Strickland talks issues on first day

February 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland said he is ready for a vigorous campaign for the United States Senate seat currently held by Republican Rob Portman. more »»

CAC considers DeLuca reappointment

February 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Executive committee members of the Jefferson County Community Action Council plan to ask County Commissioner David Maple to appoint Rich DeLuca to the agency’s board of trustees. more »»

Meeting friends downtown

February 26, 2015 Organizers of the first What’s Up Downtown event Wednesday evening at the BookMarx store on North Fourth Street said they were pleased with the number of visitors to the bookstore. more »»

Ohio severance tax debate has three sides

February 26, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — As Ohio’s oil and natural gas drillers slam Gov. more »»

Local Sports

Local lifters set records

February 27, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Chuck Spencer is issuing an open invitation to the Upper Ohio Valle. more »»

Oak Glen tames Monarchs

February 27, 2015 NEW MANCHESTER — The Oak Glen Golden Bears won their third game in four nights as they defeated the John Marshall Monarchs 78-47 Thursday night at the Oak Glen Fieldhouse. more »»

Harrison girls win second sectional title

February 27, 2015 CAMBRIDGE — Tears are usually reserved for players who lose sectional championship games. Thursday night, Paige Richards’ tears were ones of joy. Richards had plenty of reason to be happy. more »»

OSU runs by Huskers

February 27, 2015 COLUMBUS — Playing just their second game in their own arena in the last 28 days, the Ohio State Buckeyes felt right at home. more »»

Cavaliers beat Warriors to win 18 of last 20 games

February 27, 2015 Associated Press CLEVELAND — LeBron James says he isn’t about personal statements. He made one anyway Thursday night. more »»


Dorothy Ballantine

February 27, 2015 BALLANTINE, Dorothy M., 95, of Steubenville, Ohio, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at The Forum at Knightsbridge in Columbus, OH. more »»

Doris DiBerardino

February 27, 2015 DiBERARDINO, Doris L., 78, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at home. more »»

Mary Girman

February 26, 2015 GIRMAN, Mary “Margaret,” 89, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015, at the Gables Care Center in Hopedale, OH. She was born Jan. more »»

Ralph Barone

February 26, 2015 BARONE, Ralph G., 82, of Weirton, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at the Allegheny General Hospital, in Pittsburgh, PA. more »»

Myrtle Flowers

February 26, 2015 FLOWERS, Myrtle L., 92, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. She was born June 6, 1922, in Boston, . more »»


Humane society in its 100th year

February 27, 2015 This month marks a milestone for the Jefferson County Humane Society. more »»

‘Dueling Pianos’ fundraiser for humane society set for March 13

February 27, 2015 Back for a fourth year, the St. Paddy’s weekend “Dueling Pianos” party returns to St. Florian Hall in Wintersville as a key fundraiser for the Jefferson County Humane Society. more »»

Community happenings

February 27, 2015 Free lunch, workshop on Alzheimer’s Carriage Inn of Steubenville will host a free lunch and workshop presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater East Ohio Chapter. more »»

Family-friendly event benefits center

February 26, 2015 An evening that provides family-friendly comedy and dinner is in store for patrons planning to attend a fundraiser for the Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center. more »»

Elks hold wine-tasting event with samples by Tri-State Winemakers

February 26, 2015 WEIRTON — The Weirton Elks Lodge 1801 held its third-annual wine-tasting event with more than 100 members and guests sampling wines provided by the Tri-State Winemakers. The event was held Feb. more »»

Letters to the Editor

The lessons we can learn

February 22, 2015 To the editor: The most important thing about learning a lesson is not the realization of being wrong, but to learn the correct lesson. more »»

Church welcomes LGBT couples

February 22, 2015 To the editor: The book of Ecclesiastes tells us that, “there is nothing new under the sun” (1:9), but it often doesn’t feel like tha. more »»

City street crews doing great work

February 22, 2015 To the editor: I want to thank the street department employees who drove the trucks and did such a great job on the streets during the nasty weather we’ve been havin. more »»

Some thoughts about our world

February 22, 2015 To the editor: Just some thoughts on what’s going on in the world today that started in the beginning: • Sniper: Clint Eastwood directed a movie, and Sean Hannity of Fox News glorified it. more »»

New Alexandria parade a success

February 22, 2015 To the editor: The village of New Alexandria mayor and council and police department would like to express their appreciation to the more than 30 units that participated in the New Alexandria... more »»


Quick Takes

February 22, 2015 DONATES: 84 Lumber Co. has donated $3,000 to the CARE for a Cure through its Empire store. more »»

Ohio firm bronzes memories with modern media twist

February 22, 2015 COLUMBUS — During the Depression, former kindergarten teacher Violet Shinbach canvassed Ohio neighborhoods looking for yards with wading pools, tricycles and toys strewn about. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

February 22, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Nancy Matthews (deceased) to Theodore and Merri Matthews Jr., lot 11, Green’s Second (survivorship). more »»

Kroger customers set record in Round Up to End Hunger

February 15, 2015 Donating cents is making sense in Kroger Co.’s partnership with local customers to help feed the needy through its Round Up to End Hunger campaign. more »»

Quick Takes

February 15, 2015 RECEIVES AWARD: The Phil-Mor Tuxedo Shop has received Jim’s Formal Wear’s Elite Status Award for the eighth-consecutive year. more »»

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