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Gas line break leads to evacuation

September 23, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Several homes had to be evacuated around 9:45 a.m. more »»


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Gas line break leads to evacuation

September 23, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Several homes had to be evacuated around 9:45 a.m. more »»

Chamber presents honors

September 23, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce presented legendary basketball coach Henry J. “Hank” Kuzma with one final award during its 106th-annual meeting Monday night at St. more »»

Man wanted in shooting arrested

September 23, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A man wanted on a federal parole violation and in connection with a Sept. 16 shooting in the city was arrested by federal and local authorities around 4:30 p.m. more »»

EGCC passes enrollment of 3,000 students

September 23, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Eastern Gateway Community College hit another enrollment milestone, surpassing 3,000 students to reach 3,155 for the fall classes. more »»

Former county dog warden enters not guilty plea

September 23, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — William Bell, former Jefferson County dog warden, has entered a not guilty plea to misdemeanor charges in Wintersville county court in connection with an incident on Sept. more »»

Local Sports

Planting positive seeds

September 23, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville teenagers more inclined to idolize the likes of Andrew McCutchen, Yasiel Puig and Giancarlo Stanton received a message from one of the great Major League Baseball players... more »»

Hawks clip Big Red in OVAC soccer

September 23, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The University and Steubenville boys’ soccer teams traded goals in the first half. Both times the Hawks scored to take the lead, Big Red responded to tie the score. more »»


September 23, 2014 ATLANTA — The Pittsburgh Pirates have played three straight 1-0 games, but they’re pitching so well that maybe it doesn’t matter. more »»

Week off

September 23, 2014 MORGANTOWN — Tony Gibson admitted his unit didn’t play its best football against No. 4 Oklahoma. more »»

Back at it

September 23, 2014 COLUMBUS — When the first question about how Ohio State’s often-maligned pass defense will hold up against Cincinnati quarterback Gunner Kiel and his receivers on Saturday was asked a few minutes... more »»


David Yates

September 23, 2014 YATES, David W., 90, of Weirton, WV, passed away Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH. He was born March 19, 1924, in St. Marys, WV, the son of the late Frank W. more »»

Elsie Gron

September 23, 2014 GRON, Elsie M. (Svoboda), 91, of Smithfield, OH, passed away Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, OH. more »»

Gaynalee George

September 23, 2014 GEORGE, Gaynalee, 83, formerly of Wintersville, passed away on Sept. 21, 2014. Calling hours will be held on Friday, Oct. 3, from 6-8 p.m. at Church of the Lakes in Canton, OH. more »»

John Courtright

September 23, 2014 COURTRIGHT, John R., 46, of Bloomingdale, OH passed away Sept. 21, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville. He was born Feb. 19, 1968, in Steubenville, OH a son of Patricia A. more »»

Joseph Sindeldecker

September 23, 2014 SINDELDECKER, Joseph, 48, of Tiltonsville died Sunday. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Wilson Funeral Home, Tiltonsville, with services there at 11 a.m. Thursday. more »»


‘Hot Nights, Cool Jazz’ from the opera guild

September 23, 2014 “Jazz” and “opera” in the same headline above might strike you as being a little contradictory, but it’s not, given the Upper Ohio Valley Opera Guild has worked to bring a variety of musical... more »»

Mingo club learns about Hall of Fame event on Nov. 8

September 22, 2014 The opening meeting of the GFWC Woman’s Club of Mingo Junction was held at the Mingo Aracoma Park on Sept. 11 with Co-President Joanne Gorney presiding. more »»

WIAACC plans poker run, banner fundraiser

September 22, 2014 Friends of Women in Action Against Cancer Coalition are sponsoring a “Bikers Against Breast Cancer” poker run on Saturday to be hosted by Manfred’s Sunset Lounge, 4152 Sunset Blvd., Steubenvill. more »»

Community happenings

September 22, 2014 SHS Alumni Association to meet The Steubenville High School Alumni Association will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday at Scaffidi’s Restaurant and Tavern in Steubenville, beginning at 6 p.m. more »»

Letters to the Editor

A very special Blue Mass

September 21, 2014 To the editor: To everyone who helped to make this year’s Blue Mass so very special for our area’s first responders, I would like to express my deepest and heartfelt gratitude. more »»

Case about sending messages

September 21, 2014 To the editor: I am writing this letter in defense of Mark Nelson, who was unfairly maligned for his stance concerning Ma’Lik Richmond being allowed to play football again at Steubenville Big Red... more »»

Recycling tax not a good thing

September 21, 2014 To the editor: Do you remember voting to raise your property taxes to pay for recycling? I don’t. I will be voting in the next election. I urge everyone to vote out our existing county commissioner. more »»

Council comments detailed

September 21, 2014 To the editor: I disagree with the letter of Sept. 14 (“Statement raises questions”) concerning comments I made at the council meeting of Aug. more »»

A primer for stopping ISIS

September 21, 2014 To the editor: Neither the threat of ISIS (or ISIL) nor the horrific acts they have perpetrated should be minimized. Although its tone is fanciful, the following is not intended to do so. more »»


Patient celebration set by health group

September 21, 2014 By SHAE DALRYMPLE Staff writer WEIRTON — Dr. Matthew A. Nardone and the rest of the staff at Ohio Valley Optimal Healthcare are out to change the way regional residents think about their health care. more »»

Quick Takes

September 21, 2014 ELECTED: LuAnn Boris, assistant director of the John Paul II Library at Franciscan University of Steubenville, was elected chair of the executive committee of the Ohio Private Academic Libraries... more »»

Real Estate Transfers

September 21, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Eugene Gescheider IV to Ronda Gescheider, lots 9, 11 and 13, Long Second; and 0.65 acre, Springfield Township. more »»


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DiCarlo’s Pizza finds a home at Phoenix

September 21, 2014 PHOENIX — Two thousand miles from Wheeling, in the Phoenix neighborhood of Litchfield Park, Ariz., is the farthest-flung outpost of the nascent DiCarlo’s Original Pizza franchise. more »»

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