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JMHA eyes balanced 2015 budget

December 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The interim director of the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority predicted a balanced budget in 2015 as the housing agency prepares to finish 2014 with a $950,000 loss. more »»


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JMHA eyes balanced 2015 budget

December 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The interim director of the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority predicted a balanced budget in 2015 as the housing agency prepares to finish 2014 with a $950,000 loss. more »»

Franciscan named a ’15 ‘Best Value’ by Kiplinger

December 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — For the fourth consecutive year, Franciscan University of Steubenville has been named to the Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list of 100 best values in private universities. more »»

Jewish tradition of Hanukkah discussed

December 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — City Rotarians learned about the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah during their Friday luncheon meeting at the North Fourth Street YWC. more »»

‘Red Knight Bobcats’ make the grade

December 20, 2014 ATHENS, Ohio — The three former Toronto High School Red Knight Marching Band members are referred to as the “Red Knight Bobcats,” as all three made it into the Ohio University Marching Band. more »»

Community partners hailed

December 20, 2014 HAMMONDSVILLE — Community partners with the Edison Local School District were hailed and thanked for their contributions during a meeting held Thursday. During the meeting, John E. more »»

Local Sports

Fast start paces Creek past Weir

December 20, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — The high school basketball season, as Joe Dunlevy pointed out, is a marathon, not a sprint. more »»

Edison leads from start to finish

December 20, 2014 RICHMOND — Edison got by with a little help from its bench. more »»

Crusaders lose to Madonna

December 20, 2014 WEIRTON — Madonna broke open a close game midway through the third quarter with a 16-5 run and went on to a 63-49 home-opening win Friday night over Steubenville Catholic Central in the Dube Dome. more »»

Huskies fall late to St. Clairsville

December 20, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Boys’ basketball fans attending games inside St. Clairsville High School this season are certainly reaping the full value of their entertainment dollar. more »»

Bulldogs knock off visiting Red Knights

December 20, 2014 BRIDGEPORT — Just what the doctor ordered ... for Bridgeport, anyway. more »»


Daniel J. Brondos

December 20, 2014 Daniel J. Brondos of Bloomingdale, Ohio, died at 7 p.m. Thursday, December 18, 2014. His wife, Martha Jane, and his daughters were at his bedside. Daniel was born August 1, 1925, in Coal Ridge, Ohi. more »»

Agnes Florian

December 20, 2014 Agnes A. Florian, 100, of Steubenville, died Thursday, December 18, 2014, at the Laurel’s. She was born May 28, 1914, in Kittanning, Pa. She is the daughter of the late John and Rosa Busana. more »»

Genevieve Gryskevich

December 20, 2014 Genevieve “Jean” Gryskevich, 93 of Weirton, W.Va., passed away Thursday, December 18, 2014, at The Inn at Wyngate. She was born January 18, 1921, in Somerset, Pennsylvania. more »»

Martha Hemshrodt

December 20, 2014 Martha Virginia Hemshrodt, 91, of Richmond, Ohio, passed away December 18, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville. more »»

Eugene Raber

December 20, 2014 Eugene L. Raber, 87, of Hopedale, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. more »»


Fourth-grader helps WIAACC

December 20, 2014 Nadia P. Hawthorne, a fourth-grader at Wells Academy in the Steubenville City Schools system, says she has a passion for helping in any way that she can. more »»

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church plans fourth-annual free Christmas Day dinner

December 20, 2014 Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church will be holding its fourth-annual Christmas Day Memorial Dinner on Thursday. The dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.. more »»

Christmas cantatas

December 20, 2014 Brilliant, Mingo Presbyterian Two churches will combine their music talents to offer a Christmas Cantata Sunday evening at the Brilliant First United Presbyterian Church. more »»

Church sermon topics

December 20, 2014 Steubenville-area churches have announced the following sermon themes for their Sunday services: --Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “The Greatest Gift of Love,” choir cantata. more »»

Church Happenings

December 20, 2014 Concert today at Mount Carmel The Mount Carmel Community Baptist Church, 708 N. Fifth St., Steubenville, will host a youth community Christmas concert today, beginning at 5 p.m. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Ferguson advocate for change

December 14, 2014 To the editor: Ron Ferguson, the conservative candidate for state representative in the November election, was a fresh new face on the political scene in the past several months. more »»

Many helped make parade successful

December 14, 2014 To the editor: In spite of rain showers and blustery winds, the intrepid participants in Steubenville’s 2014 Sights and Sounds of Christmas Parade proceeded down Fourth Street with smiles on their... more »»

Pharmacists there to help

December 14, 2014 To the editor: Almost every time you go to the doctors he or she will prescribe you medication(s) that you will need to pick up at your nearest pharmacy. more »»

Many helped with benefit

December 14, 2014 To the editor: I am “Nana” to Lance (L.J.) Lightfritz, and I personally want to extend my thanks to all who attended the “Help Lance with Heart Surgery” benefit held on No. more »»

Christmas has special meaning

December 14, 2014 To the editor: As I got out of the car I glanced at the beautifully decorated Christmas tree that in a little while would be lit with all white lights glistening in the night for all who passed by... more »»


Olympic needs buyer or retail will close

December 14, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Olympic Contracting, 912 Lincoln Ave., will cease its retail services after more than 40 years in business sometime during 201. more »»

Harrison hospital receives donation

December 14, 2014 CADIZ — The giving season has apparently inspired one individual to help Harrison County’s local hospital. more »»


December 14, 2014 LEADS GROUP: New officers of the Ohio Association of Juvenile Court Judges were sworn in recently by Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor. more »»

Ohio shale hits milestone

December 14, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Energy companies in Ohio produced more than 132 billion cubic feet of natural gas from July 1 through Sep. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

December 14, 2014 ]The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Marla and Timothy Yeager to Hillary Eshbaugh, lot 1, Cost Subdivision. Wells Fargo Bank to Michael McCain, 2. more »»

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Elf an NSA conditioner? Bah! Humbug!

December 19, 2014 The Elf on the Shelf thing came along after my little ones weren't so little anymore and prior to the whole grandchild thing, but I've got friends who are faithful to the Christmas tradition of... more »

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