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Groups conduct spring cleanups around city

April 19, 2015 By WARREN SCOTT Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — Many residents turned out Saturday morning to collect litter and other debris in three areas of the city and were rewarded with sunshine and fresh air. more »»


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Groups conduct spring cleanups around city

April 19, 2015 By WARREN SCOTT Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — Many residents turned out Saturday morning to collect litter and other debris in three areas of the city and were rewarded with sunshine and fresh air. more »»

Health center gala on the way

April 19, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — It would have been easy to call it quits when Ann Quillen walked into the Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center in February 2014. more »»

Bus drivers go back to school at ROAD-E-O

April 19, 2015 MINGO JUNCTION — Seventy-nine bus drivers from 13 Ohio school districts went to school Saturday and this time, they were the ones being tested — on their ability to perform various tasks that may be... more »»

Moses Fleetwood Walker Day

April 19, 2015 If baseball enthusiast Craig Brown has his way, Oct. 7 won’t be just another day on the calendar. more »»

Study links fracking and radon

April 19, 2015 WHEELING — A new report indicates fracking could help the United States recover up to 2. more »»

Local Sports


April 19, 2015 WELLSBURG — Brooke’s baseball team “walked off” with a pair of victories in Saturday’s doubleheader with visiting Harrison Central. more »»

Big Red baseball takes two

April 19, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — It wasn’t pretty, but Steubenville’s baseball team won two more Saturday in a doubleheader at Vaccaro Field, beating Cambridge (3-2) and Claymont (18-8), in six innings. more »»

Edison wins doubleheader over Oak Glen

April 19, 2015 RICHMOND — The Edison baseball team played some small ball yesterday and it played a big role in the Wildcats’ 6-3 win over Oak Glen in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday at Jefferson State... more »»


April 19, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Pirates manager Clint Hurdle decided to give Starling Marte a day off earlier this week, trying to stop the left fielder’s struggles at the plate. The move has paid off. more »»

Pittsburgh still holds special place in heart of fiery former manager

April 19, 2015 The landscape of Pittsburgh baseball, and maybe even the Major Leagues, could have been altered if former Pirates president Malcolm Prine made another decision. more »»


William Smith

April 19, 2015 William L. Smith, of East Liverpool, passed away suddenly at his home Friday, April 17, 2015. He was 68. Born in Parkersburg, West Virginia, June 21, 1946, he was a son of the late George W. more »»

Patricia Stewart

April 19, 2015 Patricia June Stewart, 73,of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Friday, April 17, 2015, at home surrounded by her family. more »»

Deanna Smith

April 19, 2015 Deanna Smith Deanna C. Smith, 73, passed away April 16, 2015. She was born in Morgantown, WV, to the union of Dana Allen and Geneve Gregory. more »»

James Brooks

April 19, 2015 James “Jim” William Brooks, 68, of Follansbee, WV, passed away at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 17, 2015, at his residence, under the care of his family and Valley Hospic. more »»

James Sweeny

April 19, 2015 James P. Sweeny, 68, of Wintersville, died Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Life Line Hospital. He was born October 4, 1946, in Pittsburgh, PA. more »»


brooke county salvation army dinner photo highlights

April 19, 2015 The Brooke County Salvation Army recognized the three individuals who raised the most money as bell ringers in the kettle campaign. more »»

Community calendar

April 19, 2015 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

In the Military

April 19, 2015 Marine Corps Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Kegan T. Vosteen of Wintersville graduated from the Basic School at Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Va., on March 25. more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

April 18, 2015 Weirton church to recruit choir for May 17 concert The Weirton Church of the Nazarene will be hosting internationally renowned pianist and arranger Jerry Nelson in concert on May 17, beginning at 6 p. more »»

Church sermon topics

April 18, 2015 Steubenville-area churches have announced the following sermon themes for their Sunday services: -- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Have You Had Breakfast?” -- Covenant... more »»

Letters to the Editor

Rejecting argument of the progressives

April 19, 2015 To the editor: As a response to the attacks on religious freedom, let us begin this polemic with the proclamation that I am a sinner, as we all are, for “If we say we have no sin, we deceive... more »»

Can of worms best left unopened

April 19, 2015 To the editor: The burning question: Should bakeries be allowed to refuse service to gay couples requesting a wedding cake? As I’ve stated, gay marriage really isn’t an issue to me — I really don’t... more »»

Self-discipline is missing

April 19, 2015 To the editor: As I perused the paper this past week, one article stood out — that was the open container law that’s being debated in our state Senate (”Proposed law would allow open containers in... more »»

Senior levy money questioned

April 19, 2015 To the editor: This is in response to a letter that Carla Blaine wrote to the Herald-Star (“Questions about senior funding,” March 15. more »»

Women came to the rescue

April 19, 2015 To the editor: I am writing to thank the ladies from the Jefferson County Christian School. Last week I was waiting in a line of cars to pick up my grandchildre. more »»


Kountry Kidz open for child care

April 19, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Summer is right around the corner, and the new Kountry Kidz Daycare is opening just in time to offer busy parents a reliable child care alternative. more »»

Quick Takes

April 19, 2015 GRAND OPENING: Dunkin’ Donuts will open its first new restaurant in the Weirton area at 250 Three Springs Road on Monday. more »»

Williams building $2.1B pipeline

April 19, 2015 WHEELING — Williams Energy plans to service 7 million homes from New York City to Georgia with about 1.7 billion cubic feet of Marcellus shale natural gas daily via its $2. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

April 19, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Doris Conlon (deceased) to Jennifer Matyas and Faith Hebb, metes, Knox Townshi. more »»

Yorkville mill becomes water reprocesser

April 19, 2015 YORKVILLE — A joint venture between Esmark Inc. more »»

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