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New events on tap for city pool

July 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Belleview Pool will close in high style in August with several new events scheduled this year, including a dog swim and a cardboard boat race. more »»

 
 
 

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New events on tap for city pool

July 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Belleview Pool will close in high style in August with several new events scheduled this year, including a dog swim and a cardboard boat race. more »»

Monument to honor William Pittenger

July 28, 2014 KNOXVILLE — The Great Locomotive Chase, a Civil War escapade that took place in April 1862, bringing fame but great hardship to a Jefferson County soldier, William Pittenger, will be remembered when... more »»

Man arrested in theft of boats

July 28, 2014 EAST LIVERPOOL — The man arrested Saturday in connection with the theft of three pleasure boats has a lengthy criminal record and most recently was sentenced to nine months in prison for the theft o... more »»

Program sponsors school supply giveaway

July 28, 2014 NEW MANCHESTER — With August just around the corner, parents and children’s thoughts already are turning to school. more »»

Woman to be charged in slashing incident

July 28, 2014 By MARK LAW Staff writer DILLONVALE — A woman who initially claimed she was dreaming about filleting a fish when she slashed her husband’s neck early Saturday morning is expected to be charged toda... more »»

Local Sports

Down to the wire

July 28, 2014 WHEELING — Standing at the 50-yard line of Wheeling Island Stadium, late Sunday night, a group of 33 red-clad, boys-turned-men, chanted “O-H-I-O. more »»

Explosive offense set tone for Ohio

July 28, 2014 WHEELING — Receivers on the Ohio OVAC All-Star team had heard about Brenton Colabella. They knew the former Steubenville Central quarterback was a pro-style thrower. more »»

Bowser makes big play with fumble return for TD

July 28, 2014 WHEELING — In Madonna’s 24-14 Class A state championship win over Greenbrier West, Will Bowser caught two touchdown passes from Ross Comi. more »»

Annual high school football preview in the works

July 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times will be publishing their annual high school football preview edition on Aug. 27. more »»

Steubenville hosts annual Gianmmarco dinner

July 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red Boosters held their first appreciation banquet in 1997 as a way to honor Lou Giammarco, a great friend and follower of the school’s athletic program. more »»

Obituaries

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July 28, 2014 DODD, Eunice Jean (Yoho), 84, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away suddenly after a great day with family on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, P. more »»

Jim Gibson

July 28, 2014 GIBSON, Richard James “Jim,” 64, of New Cumberland, WV, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at his residence. He was born Feb. more »»

Richard Sharrow

July 28, 2014 SHARROW,Richard Samuel, 75, of Weirton passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Alzheimer’s Unit of Weirton Geriatric Cente. more »»

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July 28, 2014 SAGAN, Stanley L., was born to eternal life on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. more »»

Ida Vargo

July 27, 2014 Ida M. Vargo, 93, of Weirton, died Thursday July 24, 2014 at the Convalarium at Indian Run in Columbus, OH. more »»

Community

WMC Auxiliary pays tribute to volunteers

July 28, 2014 WEIRTON — The Weirton Medical Center Auxiliary awards and installation dinner was held July 15 in the medical center cafeteria. Administrative Liaison Barbara Coalter gave the invocatio. more »»

Community happenings

July 28, 2014 Mary Kay Olashuk attends convention Mary Kay Olashuk of Follansbee attended the 99th-annual Kiwanis International Convention July 15-20 in Tokyo. more »»

Women’s golf news

July 27, 2014 BLACKMOOR Blackmoor’s Monday Evening Women’s Golf League played a low gross event on July 21 with Lori Defallo the winner of the event. Yuko Atwell had longest putt. more »»

Campus news

July 27, 2014 Kent State University Kent State University announced the following area students recently graduated: Lindsey Parada, Steubenville; Emily Sagun and Paul Grantonic, Wintersville; Warren Rawlings,... more »»

Community calendar

July 27, 2014 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. 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

RPM Intl agrees to $797.5M deal on asbestos claims

July 28, 2014 MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — RPM International plans to spend nearly $800 million as part of a preliminary deal to fund a trust that resolves asbestos personal injury claims tied to a business owned by its... more »»

Other officials counter Ohio mayor on immigrants

July 28, 2014 DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A congressman and other southwest Ohio officials are countering the welcome Dayton's mayor offered for immigrant children. more »»

Editorials from around Ohio

July 28, 2014 Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio... more »»

2 Ohio men found asleep in car with loaded weapons

July 28, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Two men are due in court after authorities say they were found asleep in a car at an intersection with three loaded weapons in northeast Ohio. more »»

Bumper crop of Ohio corn drives down prices

July 28, 2014 DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's bumper crop of corn this year means lower prices for shoppers. more »»

National Sports

Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

July 28, 2014 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted. more »»

Commonwealth Games lifter faces sex assault charge

July 28, 2014 GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — A weightlifter from Papua New Guinea who competed at the Commonwealth Games faces trial over an alleged sexual assault at a Glasgow supermarket. more »»

Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

July 28, 2014 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games. more »»

Lost Red Sox title ring returned by Yankees fan

July 28, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan. more »»

First-place Dodgers complete sweep of Giants

July 28, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL West. more »»

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July 24, 2014 Amid all the stuff a family deals with when nuptials are within 10 weeks are things like living arrangements. Moving out. New furniture. Job considerations. Wedding invitations. Guest lists. more »

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