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Zuccaro gets life with no mercy

July 28, 2015 WELLSBURG — The Burgettstown man found guilty of the first degree murder of 30-year-old Jason Pratz of McKinleyvillle will serve a life sentence with no chance for parole following a Brooke County... more »»

 
 
 

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Zuccaro gets life with no mercy

July 28, 2015 WELLSBURG — The Burgettstown man found guilty of the first degree murder of 30-year-old Jason Pratz of McKinleyvillle will serve a life sentence with no chance for parole following a Brooke County... more »»

Armed civilians stand guard over recruiters

July 28, 2015 WHEELING — A group of armed civilians are guarding the doors of the armed services recruitment offices in downtown Wheeling, a response to the July 16 shooting at a Chattanooga, Tenn. more »»

Toronto Police investigating alleged rape

July 28, 2015 TORONTO — City Police are investing an alleged rape of a 12-year-old girl by a 20-year-old man that allegedly occurred July 22, according to Randy Henry, City Police chief. more »»

Cases resolved in common pleas court

July 28, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Ernest A. Booker, 41, of 1416 Ridge Ave. more »»

Zoning appeals board OKs sign

July 28, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The city’s board of zoning appeals, by a 3-0 vote, approved a variance Monday night to allow Catholic Central High School to put up a new 80-square-foot sign in front of the campus. more »»

Local Sports

Steelers ready for dynamic offense to take flight

July 28, 2015 LATROBE, Pa. — Todd Haley came up with the number. Ben Roethlisberger didn’t see any reason to argue. Thirty points. more »»

Eleven draw for the West Virginia Derby

July 28, 2015 CHESTER — A field of 11 has been entered for the 46th running of the Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby. more »»

Briefs

July 28, 2015 Dons seeking basketball coach WEIRTON — Madonna High School is in search of a head and assistant boys basketball coaches. more »»

Hosmer drives in 4 as Royals roll over Indians 9-4

July 28, 2015 CLEVELAND — After celebrating with handshakes and high-fives, the Royals walked off the field as dozens of blue-clad Kansas City backers lined the rows behind their first-base dugout. more »»

McCown leader of the pack for Browns

July 28, 2015 BEREA, Ohio — Johnny Manziel had an uneventful summer, but his improved behavior hasn’t changed his position on Cleveland’s depth char. more »»

Obituaries

Joseph Branciaroli

July 28, 2015 Joseph Paul Branciaroli, age 90, passed away peacefully on July 18 surrounded by his family and his wife of nearly 65 years, Virginia (Patrick) Branciaroli, in Wilmington, DE, just after his 90th... more »»

Anna Wheeler

July 28, 2015 Anna Yvonne Wheeler, 69, formerly of Cadiz, died Friday. Friends may call Sunday from 7-9 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at St. more »»

Deborah Cope

July 28, 2015 Deborah Ann Cope, 61, of Weirton, WV, passed away Friday, July 24, 2015, at Family Hospice & Palliative Care, Pittsburgh, PA. She was born February 12, 1954, in Weirton, WV. more »»

Larry Smedley

July 28, 2015 Larry W. Smedley, 62, of Butler, PA, formerly of Paris, PA, and Follansbee, WV, passed away Monday July 27, 2015. more »»

Sandra Warrington

July 28, 2015 Sandra Warrington, 65, of Cadiz, died Sunday. Visitation Thursday 4-8 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, where funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. more »»

Community

Pedaling for a purpose — to end cancer

July 28, 2015 Nineteen-year-old Kyle Probert is getting ready for a trip, but it won’t be one taken by plane, train or automobile. more »»

Stanton Ruritans hold picnic, award scholarships

July 28, 2015 IRONDALE — This year, two Edison High School students were presented scholarship awards from the Stanton Ruritan Club at its annual picnic held at the Austin Lake picnic grounds in rural Toronto. more »»

Knights of Columbus to install officers at Thursday ceremony

July 28, 2015 Immaculate Heart of Mary Council No. 472 of the Knights of Columbus will install officers for the 2015-16 fraternal year on Thursday. The installation will begin at 7 p.. more »»

Jim Everson assumes duties as president of Brilliant Lions Club

July 27, 2015 By ESTHER MCCOY Staff writer BRILLIANT — After five years as president of the Brilliant Lions Club, Ralph Nickoson turned over the gavel to Jim Everson, who is no stranger to the duties of the... more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

July 27, 2015 Carriage Inn to host back-to-school bash Carriage Inn of Steubenville, located at 3102 St. Charles Drive, will host a free back-to-school bash from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. . more »»

Letters to the Editor

Court ruling leaves questions

July 26, 2015 To the editor: Once again the Roberts Court has shown itself to be in competition with the Warren Court of the 1970s to see which can cause the greatest consternation to Christian consciences. more »»

VBS was very enjoyable

July 26, 2015 To the editor: I wanted to let everyone know what a wonderful Vacation Bible School the Wintersville United Methodist Church put on for the children of Wintersville and the area. more »»

Social Security not an entitlement

July 26, 2015 To the editor: I would like to say a few words about the politicians who are calling Social Security an entitlement program. more »»

Trump just a big sissy

July 26, 2015 To the editor: Immigration, freedom of speech, heroes and sissies —maybe the controversy over a fence along the Mexican border should be laid to rest by those presidential candidates and Fox News —... more »»

Bill will help every animal

July 26, 2015 To the editor: With the introduction of Ohio House Bill 94, which prohibits the tethering of animals, to the Agricultural and Rural Development Committee, I would like to point out some reasons... more »»

Business

Only time will tell if Apple Watch catches on

July 26, 2015 NEW YORK — For all those who hailed the iPhone as the “Jesus Phone” in 2007, the Apple Watch’s arrival has hardly been the second coming. more »»

Tri-State Visitors Guide available

July 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times have released the 2015 Tri-State Area Visitors Guide. more »»

Quick Takes

July 26, 2015 ELECTED: Catherine Ferrari, president and chief executive officer of Hancock County Savings Bank, has been elected to the board of directors of the West Virginia Bankers Association and will begin... more »»

Wheeling Hospital earns national honor

July 26, 2015 WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital has been named among the top hospitals in the United States for its treatment of heart attacks, marking the 14th time in the past nine years it has been nationally... more »»

Real estate transfers

July 26, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Vickie Maxwell (deceased) to James Maxwell, lot 25, Green Acre. more »»

 
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Getting to, and around D.C.

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