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County workforce allocation revised

July 25, 2014 By MARK J. MILLER ­­ STEUBENVILLE — Questions concerning funds for Ohio’s Workforce Investment Act Rapid Response Program were discussed during Thursday’s Jefferson County commissioners’ meeting. more »»

 
 
 

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County workforce allocation revised

July 25, 2014 By MARK J. MILLER ­­ STEUBENVILLE — Questions concerning funds for Ohio’s Workforce Investment Act Rapid Response Program were discussed during Thursday’s Jefferson County commissioners’ meeting. more »»

Toronto briefs

July 25, 2014 Event at First Presbyterian ¯ Sunday – Worship begins at 11 a.m. ¯ Church office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. more »»

Jury takes 25 minutes to find man not guilty

July 25, 2014 By DAVE GOSSETT Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — It took an eight-woman, four-man jury approximately 25 minutes to find Robert Thomas Hess not guilty of sexual battery Thursday afternoon in Jefferson... more »»

Villamagna declares opposition to Lovers Lane roundabout

July 25, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Sixth Ward Councilman Bob Villamagna said he will vote against the construction of a roundabout on Lovers Lane and will ask for a 30-day closing of Fort Steuben Drive to test the... more »»

Old-time rock and roll

July 25, 2014 Area band Legend performed rock and roll from the 1950s to the ‘80s at a classic oldies night concert that also featured Deja Vu Thursday at the Louis and Sandra Berkman Amphitheater at Historic... more »»

Local Sports

Huskies seeing stars

July 25, 2014 BETHANY — Nate Olmstead and Nico Williams each have their name on the Ohio roster for Sunday’s 69th-annual Rudy Mumley All-Star Game, but there’s another way to tell that the Harrison Central tandem... more »»

Sir, yes, sir: Williams bound for Army after football

July 25, 2014 BETHANY — Harrison Central graduate Nico Williams has no trouble admitting what his biggest issue was during his four years of high school. more »»

Creek’s Roar excited for chance in OVAC

July 25, 2014 BETHANY — Indian Creek graduate Blake Roar is no stranger to the Rudy Mumley OVAC All-Star Football Game. “I’ve been to every game every year,” Roar said. “It’s a family tradition. more »»

Brooke trio comes full circle

July 25, 2014 BETHANY — Surrounded by children on a daily basis in the fall, it doesn’t take Shawn Ashbrook long to recollect his early days on the football field. more »»

Weirton Post 10 fails to keep pace with Wheeling

July 25, 2014 WEIRTON — Wheeling American Legion Post 1 played themselves into the driver’s seat of the Area 1 tournament with a 13-7 victory over Weirton American Legion Post 10 at Ed Bowman field on Thursday. more »»

Obituaries

Grace Bloom

July 25, 2014 BLOOM, Grace Virginia, 90, of Weirton, departed this life for her Eternal role in heaven on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. more »»

James Allen

July 25, 2014 ALLEN,James Edward, 88, of Weirton, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at the Weirton Medical Center. Born on Oct. 23, 1925, in Dover, OH. Jim was the son of the late James A. and Edna Connell Allen. more »»

Louise Carter

July 25, 2014 CARTER, Louise, 88, of East Springfield, OH, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Lancia Nursing Home, Steubenville. She was born Feb. more »»

Carol Smith

July 25, 2014 SMITH, Carol Crewson Smith, 89, went to be with The Lord on July 23, 2014. She was born on March 14, 1925, in Steubenville, OH, the daughter of William B. more »»

Charles Brandt

July 25, 2014 BRANDT, Charles E. “Chuck,” 77, of Columbiana, OH formerly of Wintersville, OH, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at his home. He was born in Steubenville, OH on Sept. more »»

Community

Opera guild offering a lot of good jazz

July 25, 2014 First off, an explanation about the photo to the right. more »»

Community happenings

July 25, 2014 Marian Sutherland turns 100 Marian Sutherland, a resident of Gables Care Center in Hopedale, turned 100 on July 1. more »»

New scholarship

July 25, 2014 more »»

Una Serata Italiana set for Aug. 1

July 24, 2014 You don’t need an airline ticket to get away and experience a touch of Italy. In fact, you need travel no farther than to St. Florian Hall in Wintersville on Aug. more »»

Community happenings

July 24, 2014 Buckeye North All Class Reunion set for Aug. 2 in Brilliant Buckeye North High School’s All Class Reunion for the classes of 1973-90 will be held from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Aug. 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 »»

Business

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

Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution

July 25, 2014 FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. District Judge Neil V. more »»

Northwest Ohio mechanic killed in freak accident

July 25, 2014 FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A northwest Ohio auto mechanic has died after a fan blade broke off a car he was working on and struck him in the neck and face. more »»

Ex-Ohio officer will learn whether he remains free

July 25, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A former Akron police captain is scheduled to appear before a judge to determine if he can remain free or must return to prison in the slaying of his ex-wife. more »»

Vigil remembers Ohio man found in landfill

July 25, 2014 LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — As authorities continue to search for answers in the death of an Ohio concertgoer, hundreds turned out for a vigil at his former high school to remember him. more »»

Cincinnati charity wants to house immigrant kids

July 25, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati charity says it has applied for a federal grant aimed at bringing to Ohio some of the immigrant children who have flooded across the U. more »»

National Sports

Navardauskas wins Stage 19 of Tour de France

July 25, 2014 BERGERAC, France (AP) — Ramunas Navardauskas of Lithuania led a late breakaway in a downpour to win the 19th Stage of the Tour de France on Friday after hitching a ride with his Garmin-Sharp... more »»

FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup

July 25, 2014 GENEVA (AP) — FIFA rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament "can achieve positive change. more »»

Mercedes drivers fastest in Hungarian GP practice

July 25, 2014 BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the first and second practices for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday, with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg second. more »»

Euro hurdles champ out of Comm Games for doping

July 25, 2014 GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — European 400-meter hurdles champion Rhys Williams was ruled out of the Commonwealth Games on Friday after becoming the second Welsh athlete suspended for a doping offense... more »»

Stage 19 for sprinters has begun on Tour de France

July 25, 2014 MAUBOURGUET, France (AP) — Tour de France riders are heading northward on a mostly flat Stage 19 that's likely to end in a bunch sprint. more »»

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