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Aiming for economic growth

July 31, 2014 By DAVE GOSSETT Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — Local business owners, city officials and higher education representatives spent two hours Wednesday afternoon discussing and exploring ideas to spur... more »»

 
 
 

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Aiming for economic growth

July 31, 2014 By DAVE GOSSETT Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — Local business owners, city officials and higher education representatives spent two hours Wednesday afternoon discussing and exploring ideas to spur... more »»

Tri-State Area rallies against EPA regs

July 31, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Dave Spencer had to get up pretty early Wednesday morning to make the three-and-a-half hour drive from Buffalo, N.Y. more »»

Roots of Brooke Hills Park are shared

July 31, 2014 WELLSBURG — Brooke Hills Park’s 60th anniversary celebration continued Wednesday, and descendants of the Gist family were on hand to shed some light on the park’s roots. more »»

Hancock House suit dismissed

July 31, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — A Hancock County judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Hancock House now that the litigants have settled out of court, according to Circuit Court records. Judge James P. more »»

Home invasion suspects arraigned

July 31, 2014 JEWETT — Two individuals arrested in connection to a home invasion in Jewett were arraigned in Harrison County court Wednesday afternoon. more »»

Local Sports

Candy Boy picked to be Derby favorite

August 1, 2014 CHESTER — The scenery was a bit different for Candy Boy when he stepped off the van Wednesday evening at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort. more »»

D-Backs out-muscle Pirates

August 1, 2014 PHOENIX — Andy Marte hit a two-run home run and Aaron Hill added a solo shot in the sixth inning to power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night. more »»

Brown aims for repeat of 2013

August 1, 2014 LATROBE, Pa. — Antonio Brown rolled up to the dorms at Saint Vincent College last week in a Mercedes conversion van. It’s fitting in a way. more »»

Briefs

August 1, 2014 Weir High cross country to start WEIRTON — Any girl or boy in grades 9-12 interested in running cross country for Weir High this fall should report to the high school track at 8 a.m. Monday. more »»

Obituaries

Clarence Riffee

July 31, 2014 RIFFEE, Clarence H., 79, of New Cumberland, WV, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at his home. Born Nov. 19, 1934, in Weirton, he was a son of the late Leslie and Marie Stackpole Riffee. more »»

John Mills

July 31, 2014 MILLS, John T., 49, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away July 29, 2014 at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville. He was born Jan. 25, 1965, in Steubenville, OH, a son of the late John T. Mills, S. more »»

Mary Brown

July 31, 2014 BROWN, Mary Jane, 76, of Wintersville, Ohio, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Trinity Wes. more »»

Mildred Leggett

July 31, 2014 LEGGETT, Mildred M. Butterfield, 93, of Perrysville died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at her home. Born Sept. 3, 1920, in Perry Twp., Carroll Co. more »»

Noah Long

July 31, 2014 LONG, Noah David, 8, of Wellsville, earned his angel wings on Monday, July 28, 2014, after a very strong and heroic battle with leukemia. He was surrounded by his loving family at home. more »»

Community

What’s going on throughout the area

August 1, 2014 ‘Taste of Quinn’ at church on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. more »»

Greater Weirton Senior Center events detailed

August 1, 2014 WEIRTON — The Greater Weirton Senior Citizens Center will hold a dance Aug. 7 at the center located at 3425 Main St. Hank Vincent and the Stone Street Station will perform. Doors open at 5 p.. more »»

New officers

August 1, 2014 more »»

Kiwanis launch annual rose sale

July 31, 2014 They’re off and running … selling roses, that is. 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

Man pleads guilty in slaying of Ohio estate agent

August 1, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — One of two men accused in the 2010 slaying of a northeast Ohio real estate agent has avoided a possible death sentence by pleading guilty to a lesser charge. more »»

Ohio firefighter feted for chip idea

August 1, 2014 TROY, Ohio (AP) — A firefighter is being celebrated in his Ohio hometown for concocting a new potato chip flavor that's being produced by Frito Lay. more »»

Group: homeless assaults should be hate crimes

August 1, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio homeless advocacy group wants assaults on homeless people to be considered hate crimes under the law. more »»

Ohio man fatally shoots woman intruder

August 1, 2014 ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police in central Ohio say a man fatally shot a woman after she broke into his apartment. more »»

Access limited to Ohio facial-recognition system

August 1, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office says fewer than 6,000 law-enforcement officers statewide now have access to facial-recognition technology. more »»

National Sports

A solid start for Woods, the lead for Leishman

August 1, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods began his title defense in the Bridgestone Invitational with a perfect tee shot down the middle of the fairway and a shot that covered the flag until it settled 10 fee... more »»

Your Top Plays for Today

August 1, 2014 Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports... more »»

Pujols' RBI in 13th lifts Angels over Orioles 1-0

August 1, 2014 BALTIMORE (AP) — A frustrating night for Albert Pujols had a delightful ending. more »»

Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days

August 1, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los... more »»

Lynch ends holdout, arrives at Seahawks camp

August 1, 2014 RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Marshawn Lynch's holdout is over, ending one distraction so far for the Super Bowl champions. more »»

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National Packard Museum linked to Chester, WV

July 29, 2014 Regular visitors to this spot know my vacations usually consist of travels organized by The Boss (at Home). We get in the car (we being me and my brother, the Home Office of Wichita, Kan. more »

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