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Solid waste plan ratified

March 31, 2015 BELLAIRE — The Jefferson-Belmont Regional Solid Waste Authority Board met in a special session Monday at the Bellaire Public Library to ratify the new solid waste plan for the district. more »»

 
 
 

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Solid waste plan ratified

March 31, 2015 BELLAIRE — The Jefferson-Belmont Regional Solid Waste Authority Board met in a special session Monday at the Bellaire Public Library to ratify the new solid waste plan for the district. more »»

U.S. to pledge 28 percent emission reduction

March 31, 2015 WASHINGTON — The United States will pledge Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent as part of a global treaty aimed at preventing the worst effects of climate change, according... more »»

Christ Walk among Holy Week events

March 31, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Three events based in Steubenville on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday will give area residents an opportunity to observe Holy Week in a demonstrative way. more »»

Search on for superintendent

March 31, 2015 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Board of Education has recruited the West Virginia School Board Association to aid it in seeking a new superintendent. more »»

Local Sports

PERFECTION: 21 up, 21 down for Geanangel

March 31, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Indian Creek senior pitcher Paige Geanangel tossed a perfect game against Beaver Local Monday to kick off the season. The Redskins blanked the Beavers, 9-0, at home. more »»

Toronto stops Red Riders in 6 innings

March 31, 2015 TORONTO — After a bit of a slow start, Toronto coach Brian Perkins’ young baseball club got it going and wound up with a six-inning, 12-2 win over winless Weir High Monday night at the Red Knight... more »»

Toronto capitalizes on Weir’s mistakes

March 31, 2015 WEIRTON — The inside of a gym is a controlled environment. Outside on a softball field is not. more »»

Oak Glen tennis sweeps Patriots

March 31, 2015 WHEELING — The Oak Glen boys and girls tennis teams swept host Wheeling Park on Monday. The boys earned a 4-3 victory and the girls a 5-2 triump. more »»

Madonna falls to Dragons

March 31, 2015 WEIRTON — The Madonna and Cameron softball teams saw firsthand that anything can happen, on any given day, in the beginning of a long season. more »»

Obituaries

Evelyn Campbell

March 31, 2015 Evelyn M. Colley Campbell, 95, of Bloomingdale known as “Evie” by her friends at Gables Care Center, went home to be with the Lord after being ill for some time. more »»

Jeanne Fahey

March 31, 2015 Jeanne Cashioli Fahey of Oakland Park, 81, passed away March 25, 2015. She was the daughter of the late Dominic and Mildred Cashioli. more »»

Camden Bennett

March 31, 2015 Camden J. Bennett, 85, of Weirton, WV, died Monday. He is the father of Richard, Dr. Robert, and Ronald Bennett and Renee Lemal. His visitation will be Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. more »»

Mary DaRe

March 31, 2015 Mary Romanyak Luketich DaRe died Monday. Visitation from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Wilson Funeral Home, Brookside, Funeral 10 a.m. Friday, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Barton. more »»

Harold Ehni

March 31, 2015 Harold Elwood Ehni, 91, of Bridgeport, OH, died Sunday. There will be no visitation. Interment and services will be at a later date. Wilson Funeral Home. more »»

Community

Italian club planning for April events

March 31, 2015 President Jane Antonucci welcomed 120 members and guests to its celebration of Festa di San Giuseppe at the March meeting. more »»

Award-winning director to be at IACC April 13 meeting

March 31, 2015 The Italian American Cultural Club’s April 13 meeting will feature a special guest — award-winning director Michael DiLauro, who will discuss his documentary “La Mia Strad. more »»

Community happenings

March 31, 2015 Woman’s club to meet Monday The OFWC/GFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville will welcome former drug enforcement agent Jim Mavromatis of Steubenville as its guest speaker at the noon luncheon and busines... more »»

4-H news

March 31, 2015 Free Spirits The Free Spirits 4-H Club met at the Brilliant Community Center with Hunter Johnson presiding. more »»

PEO elects officers, supports students

March 30, 2015 WEIRTON — Members of Chapter AB/Weirton of the Philanthropic Educational Organization elected new officers. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Vote ‘no’ on Weirton transit levy

March 29, 2015 To the editor: I read that the Weirton Transit Corp. was gearing up for its public relations blitz to convince the public to vote for a new, $347,000 tax. more »»

Dealing with problems

March 29, 2015 To the editor: Many people deal with problems every day, and the more they sit around holding on to the things and letting them eat them up, the worse they get. more »»

Extravaganza helps scholarship program

March 29, 2015 To the editor: The Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women’s event — the Wine and Shoe Extravaganza —was a big hit this year, when we honored six well-deserved area women: Francesca Carinci,... more »»

Making the world safer?

March 29, 2015 To the editor: How can you prove a negative and at the same time make the world safer? Much of the future security for the Middle East, U.S. more »»

Some things to think about

March 29, 2015 To the editor: Behold, the lamb of God takes away the sins of the world. (John 1:29). I speak of the one who died for me, the one who gave his life for me, for he wanted none to perish. more »»

Business

Wal-Mart promotes women-owned firm

March 29, 2015 WHEELING — The Ziegenfelder Co. in Wheeling — home of “Budget Saver Pops” — is owned by a woman, and soon the rest of the nation will know it when they shop for frozen treats at Wal-Mart this summe. more »»

Quick Takes

March 29, 2015 GYPSUM DEAL: Gypsum Management and Supply Inc., the largest distributor of drywall in the U.S., has signed an agreement to acquire Ohio Valley Building Products based in Wheeling. more »»

Top area Realtors receive Goodman honors

March 29, 2015 WHEELING — The top producing agents for 2014 in the firm’s Ohio and West Virginia markets were recognized during the annual Harvey Goodman Realtor Sales Award Ceremony at Oglebay Park’s Wilson Lodg. more »»

Rice Energy pumps in the bucks

March 29, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Rice Energy continues pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into Belmont County through production at its Utica shale wells. more »»

Bids made for Columbiana port project

March 29, 2015 LISBON — The Columbiana County Port Authority has accepted bids for a new duel conveyor system project at the Wellsville Industrial Park. more »»

 
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