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Franciscan University ranked by Forbes

August 2, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Forbes, a leading source of business news and financial information, has named Franciscan University of Steubenville to its list of America’s Top Colleges 2014. more »»

 
 
 

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Franciscan University ranked by Forbes

August 2, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Forbes, a leading source of business news and financial information, has named Franciscan University of Steubenville to its list of America’s Top Colleges 2014. more »»

Last Day On The Job

August 2, 2014 YouthWorks volunteers spent their last day in Steubenville picking up litter in the Pleasant Heights and LaBelle neighborhoods Thursday. more »»

Toronto schools updating technology

August 2, 2014 TORONTO — The city school district is getting ready for the new year by updating technology at both its buildings. more »»

Ohio’s fair queen enjoying travel throughout state

August 2, 2014 It’s a good thing that Ohio Fairs’ Queen Kathryn Whinnery, daughter of Vickie and Robert Whinnery, Adena, enjoys traveling, because she’s already attended about 30 county fairs and intends to go to... more »»

Fishers Council is raising funds

August 2, 2014 STEUBENVILLE —The Fishers Council’s Back to School Committee is planning two upcoming fundraisers to generate funds for school supplies for pupils and students as they head back to school this mont. more »»

Local Sports

Best field in history

August 2, 2014 CHESTER — Organized horse racing in West Virginia dates back more than two centuries, to the days when Charles Washington (brother of George) staged meets in the roadways that led to what became... more »»

Briefs

August 2, 2014 Brooke season tickets on sale WELLSBURG — Season tickets for the 2014 varsity football season will be available in the athletic office from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 11-15. more »»

Candy Boy picked to be Derby favorite

August 1, 2014 CHESTER — The scenery was a bit different for Candy Boy when he stepped off the van Wednesday evening at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort. more »»

D-Backs out-muscle Pirates

August 1, 2014 PHOENIX — Andy Marte hit a two-run home run and Aaron Hill added a solo shot in the sixth inning to power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night. more »»

Brown aims for repeat of 2013

August 1, 2014 LATROBE, Pa. — Antonio Brown rolled up to the dorms at Saint Vincent College last week in a Mercedes conversion van. It’s fitting in a way. more »»

Obituaries

J. Kermit Kowalski

August 2, 2014 J. Kermit Kowalski, 62, of New Cumberland, WV, passed away from cancer at his home on Friday, August 1, 2014. more »»

Margaret Farley

August 2, 2014 Margaret Mary (Daniel) Farley of Enfield, CT, passed away on Monday July 28, 2014, after a courageous year-long battle with brain cancer. She was 88 years old. more »»

Peggy Dewell

August 2, 2014 Peggy Ann Croxton Dewell. more »»

Catherine Greenlief

August 2, 2014 Catherine L. Greenlief, Ph.D. passed away Tuesday July 29, 2014, at the age of 72. Dearest friend of Jane Albers and the Albers family. Beloved daughter of the late Shirley and Helen Greenlief. more »»

Harold Alexander

August 2, 2014 Harold Victor Alexander Jr., “Mr. A.,” 71, of Cadiz, died Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Harrison Community Hospital, Cadiz. more »»

Community

‘Pass It On’ Women’s Conference scheduled for Sept. 5-6 in Weirton

August 2, 2014 An all-free, two-day “Pass It On” Women’s Conference set for next month at the Serbian American Cultural Center in Weirton will be an opportunity for its participants to enjoy some pampering, to bas... more »»

Church happenings

August 2, 2014 Valley Pastors Network meeting kicks off new year Wednesday The Valley Pastors Network, an informal gathering of pastors representing various denominations across the community, will be kicking off... more »»

Vacation Bible Schools

August 2, 2014 House of Prayer Church The House of Prayer Church, 2535 township Road 163, Rayland, will hold its Vacation Bible School Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon each. more »»

Church sermon topics

August 2, 2014 Steubenville-area churches have announced the following sermon themes for their Sunday services: -- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Taking Inventory of Life. more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

August 1, 2014 ‘Taste of Quinn’ at church on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Celebrate farmers’ market week

July 27, 2014 To the editor: Whenever you bite into a crisp apple or cook up fresh green beans, do you ever wonder where these products came from? If you shop at any of our local farmers’ markets, you don’t have... more »»

Overlooking accomplishments

July 27, 2014 To the editor: Just think what Republicans and conservatives would now be saying if it had been a Republican president who had prevented a second Great Depression, successfully enacted comprehensive... more »»

Council meeting disappointing

July 27, 2014 To the editor: I went to Tuesday’s Steubenville Council meeting and I am truly sad at what happened. First, they talked about a lot of ordinances they are going to pass. more »»

Event helps animal league

July 27, 2014 To the editor: My sister and I attended the Jefferson County Animal Welfare League benefit held July 13 at St. Florian Hal. more »»

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 »»

Business

Ferguson Tire, founded in 1949, marks anniversary

July 27, 2014 WEIRTON – Ferguson Tire hosted a customer appreciation celebration in honor of their 65th anniversary on Tuesday featuring a “Car Cruise” with more than 60 classic vehicles registered for their... more »»

Quick Takes

July 27, 2014 CHARITY ADDITIONS: Charity Hospice recently welcomed two new faces to its organization. In September, the board of trustees announced Hope Kutz would take over the reins as chief operating officer. more »»

Real estate transfers

July 27, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Carole Jordan to Charles Jordan, lots 10-11 Cominotti proposed. more »»

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 »»

Ohio News

Ohio Democrat says records part of political smear

August 1, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Democratic gubernatorial candidate, casting himself as a victim of a political smear, sought on Friday to explain police records from two years ago that showed him in an... more »»

2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

August 1, 2014 PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U. more »»

Goodell defends NFL's 2-game suspension of Rice

August 1, 2014 CANTON, Ohio (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended himself Friday against criticism that he was too lenient in suspending Ray Rice two games for his "horrible mistake. more »»

Turnpike director to lead Ohio Health Department

August 1, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has tapped the state's turnpike commission director to lead the Department of Health. more »»

National Sports

Gordon meets with NFL, hearing to continue

August 2, 2014 BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Josh Gordon's fight to stay on the field isn't over. more »»

Goodell defends NFL's 2-game suspension of Rice

August 2, 2014 CANTON, Ohio (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended himself Friday against criticism that he was too lenient in suspending Ray Rice two games for his "horrible mistake. more »»

Tour rebuts report Johnson suspended

August 2, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The PGA Tour rebutted a published report Friday that Dustin Johnson has been suspended for failing a drug test. more »»

Sergio Garcia shoots 61 to take Firestone lead

August 1, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Sergio Garcia doesn't know anything about being in a zone. more »»

Goodell defends NFL's 2-game suspension of Rice

August 1, 2014 CANTON, Ohio (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended himself Friday against criticism that he was too lenient in suspending Ray Rice two games for his "horrible mistake. more »»

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