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City may issue $30M in bonds

August 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — City Council will meet at 6 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

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City may issue $30M in bonds

August 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — City Council will meet at 6 p.m. more »»

Davis discusses football player debate

August 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The debate over Ma’Lik Richmond playing varsity football for Steubenville High School continued at City Council Tuesday night with Councilman at large Kenny Davis calling for area... more »»

ESC board president recognized for service

August 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — For 30 years, Ken Simeral has been providing quiet leadership at the Jefferson County Educational Service Center Governing Board meetings. more »»

Rains lead to flooding, closed roads

August 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Heavy rains overnight resulted in several roads being closed this morning, including state Route 7 in the Rush Run construction zone. more »»

Buckeye Local OAPSE vote scheduled for today

August 20, 2014 DILLONVALE — Non-certified employees in the Buckeye Local School District are scheduled to vote today on a tentative contract agreement that, if ratified, will ensure classes will start as schedule... more »»

Local Sports

McCutchen’s return spoiled by Braves’ offensive explosion

August 20, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Andrew McCutchen slapped the ball to third base and prepared to put together another patent sprint to first. He barely made it out of the batter’s box. more »»

Brett Keisel stays with Pittsburgh

August 20, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Da Beard is on his way back to ‘Da Burg. more »»

Steelers encouraged by strong play of offensive line

August 20, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The offensive line has been a sore spot for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the past few year. more »»

Briefs

August 20, 2014 Bobcats edge Steubenville STEUBENVILLE — Cambridge’s Hannah Miller found a loose ball and the back of the net in the 46th minute to score the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over the Steubenville girls... more »»

High School lineup

August 20, 2014 Today Volleyball Edison at Steubenville, 5 p.m. Buckeye Local at Catholic Central, 5:30 p.m. Indian Creek at Carrollton, 5:30 p.m. Golf Toronto at Buckeye Local, 11 a.m. more »»

Obituaries

Mildred Fidak

August 20, 2014 FIDAK, Mildred M. “Millie,” 80, of Wintersville, OH, passed away Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in the Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville, OH. Millie was born Aug. more »»

Richard Smith

August 20, 2014 SMITH, Richard Michael, 40, of Amsterdam, OH passed away Aug. 18, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, PA. He was born on March 2, 1974, in Weirton, WV, a son of Clifford J. and Shirleen A. more »»

Arlene Sutton

August 20, 2014 SUTTON, Arlene, 70, of Scio, Ohio died Monday evening in Union Hospital at Dover. Born Feb. 5, 1944, in Richmond, Ohio she was a daughter of the late Thomas Vincent and Margaret Louise Fox Barnhous. more »»

David Hackathorn

August 20, 2014 HACKATHORN, David A. “Butch,” 77, of Bergholz, OH passed away Aug. 19, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville. more »»

Russell S. Evans

August 20, 2014 EVANS, Russell S., 87, of Weirton, WV passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Acuity Hospital, Steubenville, OH. He was born July 31, 1927, in Heidelberg, PA. more »»

Community

Nothing ‘corny’ about this veggie about

August 20, 2014 Corn on the cob is an intriguing vegetable and one children like to navigate through. more »»

1,327 patrons participated in library’s summer reading program

August 20, 2014 A longstanding tradition of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, the summer reading club generated participation from 1,327 patrons representing all ages. more »»

Oglebay woodcarvers show, sale has local participants

August 20, 2014 The Oglebay Woodcarvers Guild will host the 35th-annual wood carving show and sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 30-31 at Oglebay Park’s Crispin Center Pine Room, Wheeling. more »»

Happy trails for Graceon Ehrman

August 19, 2014 Graceon Ehrman, daughter of Dustin and Lilly Ehrman of Steubenville, earned sixth place during the 2014 Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show on Aug. more »»

ADK members attend regional conference

August 19, 2014 CHARLESTON — Ginger Greene, Donna Popovich, Shirley Washam and Donna Bohach, West Virginia Alpha Tau Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa International Society of Women Educators members, recently attended... more »»

Letters to the Editor

Ferguson stands for our area

August 17, 2014 To the editor: As a resident of the Ohio’s 96th District, are you satisfied with your representation in the Ohio House of Representatives? If not, then you have the opportunity to make a change in... more »»

25-Year Club picnic a success

August 10, 2014 To the editor: This is a special thank you to all the sponsors of the Weirton Steel 25-Year Club Picnic, which was held July 12 at the Serbian Picnic Grounds. more »»

Thanks for help with Relay for Life

August 10, 2014 To the editor: Relay For Life is a community-based fundraising event of the American Cancer Society. more »»

Johnson earns trust of voters

August 10, 2014 To the editor: Each time I listen to the news, I get more frustrated. Believe me, there’s a lot wrong with Washington these days, with Democrats, Republicans and every one in betwee. more »»

Post 86 scramble a success

August 10, 2014 To the editor: I would like to thank everyone involved in making our annual golf scramble a success. This year’s event was held July 23 at the Turkana Golf Course. more »»

Business

Driftwood Smokehouse and Marina enjoys Toronto’s view

August 17, 2014 TORONTO — Jonathan and Jacy Blackwell said their lifelong dream was to open a restaurant on a river, and now that dream has come true. more »»

Dixon receives state honor

August 17, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — Dixon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is being congratulated by the House of Representatives of the 130th General Assembly of Ohio for 30 years of dedicated service. more »»

FUS students will receive newspapers’ Community Guide

August 17, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — When students and their parents begin arriving on the campus of the Franciscan University of Steubenville this week for the start of the fall semester, they will have access to a new... more »»

QUICK TAKES

August 17, 2014 SELECTED: Weirton lawyer Joseph G. more »»

Mountaineer names assistant GM

August 17, 2014 CHESTER — Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort officials have announced that casino executive Jody Madigan has been appointed assistant general manager of the regional gaming facility. more »»

Ohio News

United flight diverted to Nashville

August 20, 2014 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A United Airlines flight has landed safely in Nashville, Tennessee after a crack was found in the plane's windshield. more »»

Northern Ohio city fights algal bloom in reservoir

August 20, 2014 NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — Officials in a northern Ohio city say its drinking water is safe as they battle a harmful algal bloom in a reservoir. more »»

Fortune Brands to sell window business for $130M

August 20, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. more »»

Youngstown State sees drop in student enrollment

August 20, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The freshman class at Youngstown State University has nearly 300 fewer students than last fall's class. more »»

Police: 1 dead, 1 critically hurt in Ohio shooting

August 20, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police say one man is dead and another was critically injured after an afternoon gun battle at a street intersection. more »»

National Sports

Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

August 20, 2014 GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Michael Phelps got a reminder of just how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final a... more »»

Age no opponent for some of NFL's veteran stars

August 20, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — There's something stunning happening on Michael Vick's head. more »»

Franklin in doubt for Pan Pacs with back problem

August 20, 2014 GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin swam in a local pool to test her injured back on Wednesday and is still hopeful of competing at the Pan Pacific championships. more »»

Your Top Plays for Today

August 20, 2014 Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports... more »»

Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

August 20, 2014 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J. more »»

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