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Franciscan announces development plans

March 29, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Officials from Franciscan University of Steubenville have announced plans for a commercial development on the Green Strip on University Boulevard that will include a Best Western Plus... more »»


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Franciscan announces development plans

March 29, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Officials from Franciscan University of Steubenville have announced plans for a commercial development on the Green Strip on University Boulevard that will include a Best Western Plus... more »»

Vietnam veterans saluted at event

March 29, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Vietnam veterans received recognition, thanks and a long-anticipated “welcome home” during the Vietnam Veterans Day ceremony held at Historic Fort Steuben Saturda. more »»

Carinci, Miller planning the health center gala

March 29, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — One year after they were asked to join the Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center board of directors, attorney Fran Carinci and Jefferson County Common Pleas Court Judge Michell... more »»

Palm Sunday

March 29, 2015 The Rev. Clint Quillen, pastor of the Wintersville United Methodist Church, adjusts one of the wall hangings that are displayed inside the church in preparation for Palm Sunday services today. more »»

Monaca to get cracker air permit

March 29, 2015 WHEELING — The multi-billion dollar ethane cracker Royal Dutch Shell wants to build just 45 minutes from Weirton may be closer to a reality as the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection... more »»

Local Sports

Early b-u-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-d

March 29, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Although a brutally cold day, some would say the worst the have remembers for the Early Bird, track and field coaches left the Harding Stadium complex with smiles as the year started... more »»

Campbell learned true meaning of patience at Walsh

March 29, 2015 CANTON — The transition from high school athlete to collegiate athlete is not easy. Weir High graduate L.J. Campbell found that out early on in his tenure at Walsh University. more »»

Pens score 3 goals in third to nip Coyotes 3-2

March 29, 2015 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins struggled the past two weeks while playing without two of their leading scorers. more »»

Polanco homers as Bucs beat Blue Jays

March 29, 2015 BRADENTON, Fla. — Gregory Polanco homered for the second straight day and Neil Walker hit a two-run double Saturday, as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat a Toronto Blue Jays split squad 8-3. more »»

Kurtz to be honored at OVAC hoops game

March 29, 2015 WHEELING — A lot of ingredients go into making a successful coach. more »»


Yvonne Fair

March 29, 2015 Yvonne Marie Fair, 29, of Georges Run, Ohio, passed away Friday March 27, 2015, at home after a courageous four year battle with Melanoma. more »»

Shirley Turrentine

March 29, 2015 Shirley Mae Turrentine, 63, of Follansbee, WV, died peacefully after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis with her family by her side on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in... more »»

Eleanor Curfman

March 29, 2015 Eleanor Curfman, 77, of Tiltonsville, OH died Wednesday, March 25, 201,5 at home. Schuetz Funeral Home is assisting the family. more »»

Sarah Gailbreath

March 29, 2015 Sarah Grace Dodds Gailbreath, 95, passed away Saturday March 28, 2015, at the Harrison County Home where she has been living the past three years. She was formerly from the Jewett, Ohio, area. more »»

Sherry Mazure

March 29, 2015 Sherry Lynn Mazure, 67, of Coshocton died Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Carriage Inn of Steubenville. Schuetz Funeral Home is assisting the family. more »»


OVBPW holds ‘Wine and Shoe Extravaganza’

March 29, 2015 More photos than words is my philosophy for follow-up coverage of the Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women’s Club’s annual “Wine and Shoe Extravaganza” held March 19 at the Steubenville... more »»

Campus news

March 29, 2015 Wheeling Jesuit University Monica Pennacchio of Weirton was named to the fall dean’s list at Wheeling Jesuit University. more »»

Community calendar

March 29, 2015 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

Special Holy Week services announced

March 28, 2015 William F. Kirtdoll Foundation to present ‘Seven Last Words of Christ’ The William F. Kirtdoll Foundation will sponsor the annual “Seven Last Words of Christ: The When Series” at 6 p.. more »»

Special services at area churches

March 28, 2015 --COLLIERS?UNITED?METHODIST: Holy week services at the Colliers United Methodist Church will include the Maundy Thursday communion service on Thursday, beginning at 5:30 p.m. 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 »»


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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And a few personal notes from D.C.

March 26, 2015 My Washington trip gave me pause for a few personal observations during and after hours while traveling around the city with the Ohio Farm Bureau delegation last week. more »

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