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August 22, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners were given an update Thursday on public infrastructure damage from Wednesday morning’s flash flooding. more »»

 
 
 

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County hears of rain’s impact

August 22, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners were given an update Thursday on public infrastructure damage from Wednesday morning’s flash flooding. more »»

Toronto schools reach OAPSE pact

August 22, 2014 TORONTO — The city school board district reached a three-year contract with representatives of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees during Thursday’s board meeting. more »»

Post 86 ladies ready to help

August 22, 2014 TORONTO — The ladies of the American Legion Post 86 Auxiliary want citizens to know they will be ready for action and perform a variety of community services for the rest of the year and beyond. more »»

Ladies golf preparations

August 22, 2014 The Weirton United Way is expressing its thanks to area businesses supporting Saturday’s 15th-annual Ladies Golf Challenge at Woodview Golf Course. more »»

Indian Creek honors its outgoing educators

August 22, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — The Indian Creek community gathered Thursday night to honor new and old alike. Superintendent T.C. more »»

Local Sports

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is freezin’ for a reason

August 22, 2014 This summer, Jeff Swick has seen hundreds of videos on various social media sites of friends, athletes and celebrities taking the Ice Bucket Challenge. more »»

Steelers tripped up by Eagles

August 22, 2014 PHILADELPHIA — Back at home, Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles got back on track. more »»

Buckeyes’ D-Line coming together

August 22, 2014 COLUMBUS — They were the first to announce that the 2006 national championship game was going to be a nightmare, not a night to remember for Ohio State. more »»

Toronto volleyball starts season at 1-1

August 22, 2014 BELLAIRE — Toronto volleyball lost in three sets to Bellaire on Thursday. The Big Reds won, 25-23, 25-15 and 25-20. more »»

Briefs

August 22, 2014 Madonna wins tri-match WEIRTON — Howie Peterson shot a 38 to lead the Madonna golf team to a tri-match victory over St. Marys and Toronto at Williams Country Club. more »»

Obituaries

Alfred Baker

August 22, 2014 BAKER, Alfred Garland, 88, of Follansbee, WV, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Weirton Medical Center. more »»

Alice Atkinson

August 22, 2014 ATKINSON, Alice May (Gorby), 90, of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Ann’s Country Retreat. She was born on Nov. 30, 1923, in Bethany, WV a daughter of the late Lyle M. more »»

William Baker

August 22, 2014 BAKER, William Lee , 61, of Coquille, Oregon passed away July 31, 2014. He is preceded in death by his father William E. Baker. He was a Springfield High School graduat. more »»

George Kramarich

August 21, 2014 KRAMARICH, George T., 94, of Mingo Junction, Ohio died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Trinity Hospital West Steubenville. He was born Oct. more »»

Kenneth Berdine

August 21, 2014 BERDINE, Kenneth L., 89 of Paris, PA, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH, surrounded by his loving family. more »»

Community

A ‘Girls’ Night Out’ at the barn

August 22, 2014 “A wonderful evening” were three words Kathy Musso, executive director of the American Red Cross Jefferson County Chapter, used to assess the “Girls’ Night Out” held Aug. more »»

YAC awards grant, recruits members

August 21, 2014 The Jefferson County Youth Advisory Committee awarded a $1,000 grant Monday to the Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center in Steubenville, which will use the grant to fund a local program that... more »»

Community happenings

August 21, 2014 Pancake breakfast/brunch Saturday at East Springfield center The East Springfield Recreation and Service Center will host a pancake breakfast/brunch from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturda. more »»

Nothing ‘corny’ about this veggie about

August 20, 2014 Corn on the cob is an intriguing vegetable and one children like to navigate through. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Ferguson stands for our area

August 17, 2014 To the editor: As a resident of the Ohio’s 96th District, are you satisfied with your representation in the Ohio House of Representatives? If not, then you have the opportunity to make a change in... more »»

25-Year Club picnic a success

August 10, 2014 To the editor: This is a special thank you to all the sponsors of the Weirton Steel 25-Year Club Picnic, which was held July 12 at the Serbian Picnic Grounds. more »»

Thanks for help with Relay for Life

August 10, 2014 To the editor: Relay For Life is a community-based fundraising event of the American Cancer Society. more »»

Johnson earns trust of voters

August 10, 2014 To the editor: Each time I listen to the news, I get more frustrated. Believe me, there’s a lot wrong with Washington these days, with Democrats, Republicans and every one in betwee. more »»

Post 86 scramble a success

August 10, 2014 To the editor: I would like to thank everyone involved in making our annual golf scramble a success. This year’s event was held July 23 at the Turkana Golf Course. more »»

Business

Real Estate Transfers

August 22, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Larry Murray to Lynda Murray, metes, Knox Township. Sonny and Virginia Noon to Mark Noon, 1.063 acres, Mount Pleasant Township. more »»

Driftwood Smokehouse and Marina enjoys Toronto’s view

August 17, 2014 TORONTO — Jonathan and Jacy Blackwell said their lifelong dream was to open a restaurant on a river, and now that dream has come true. more »»

Dixon receives state honor

August 17, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — Dixon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is being congratulated by the House of Representatives of the 130th General Assembly of Ohio for 30 years of dedicated service. more »»

FUS students will receive newspapers’ Community Guide

August 17, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — When students and their parents begin arriving on the campus of the Franciscan University of Steubenville this week for the start of the fall semester, they will have access to a new... more »»

QUICK TAKES

August 17, 2014 SELECTED: Weirton lawyer Joseph G. more »»

Ohio News

Ohio Democrats turn focus away from governor race

August 22, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With their prospects of winning the governorship damaged, Ohio Democrats are shifting resources away from the top of the ticket into a coordinated victory campaign focused on... more »»

US rig count down 17 to 1,896

August 22, 2014 HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. more »»

Ohio Dems turn focus from governor race to turnout

August 22, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With hopes of winning the governorship damaged, Ohio Democrats are shifting resources away from the top of the ticket into a coordinated victory campaign focused on getting out... more »»

In Ohio, Walesa says US can take lead on Ukraine

August 22, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — The leader of Poland's Solidarity movement that successfully challenged Soviet bloc communism says the United States can take the lead in a global response to Russia's role in... more »»

Teacher fired for pregnancy sues Catholic school

August 22, 2014 BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A former teacher at a Montana Catholic school who was fired for being pregnant and unmarried is suing the school district. more »»

National Sports

Manziel fined $12,000 for middle finger flip

August 22, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Manziel has been slapped on the finger. more »»

Mercury's Brondello, Griner earn WNBA awards

August 22, 2014 Sandy Brondello guided the Phoenix Mercury to the best record in WNBA history and Brittney Griner's defense was a big reason why. more »»

Bayern is fast and favored in Travers at Saratoga

August 22, 2014 SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — He already knows Bayern is fast, and now Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is going to give the 3-year-old colt a chance to see how far he can stretch his speed. more »»

Phelps gets relay gold on international comeback

August 22, 2014 GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Michael Phelps is back on top of the podium. more »»

No Mo'ne on mound, Philly loses to Chicago in LLWS

August 22, 2014 SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Chicago manager Darold Butler has a message for the Windy City. more »»

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