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Holiday shopper crunch weekend is here

December 21, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Bo Brown of Mingo Junction pulled a long list of Christmas gift ideas out of his pocket Saturday at the Fort Steuben Mall, committed to finishing his shopping. more »»


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Holiday shopper crunch weekend is here

December 21, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Bo Brown of Mingo Junction pulled a long list of Christmas gift ideas out of his pocket Saturday at the Fort Steuben Mall, committed to finishing his shopping. more »»

Mingo leaves room in rates for mill

December 21, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — Village Council on Saturday heard the first reading of an ordinance increasing water rates but pledged to review the water budget every quarter as rumors about the reopening of part... more »»

Annual Lee West ‘Familee’ event set for Saturday

December 21, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The third-annual Lee Alexander West Spiritual Movement Familee Party will combine families, friends and basketball in a tribute to the late Lee West. more »»

Flu spreads in Ohio but light in area

December 21, 2014 A wave of flu illnesses has forced some Ohio schools to shut down during the past week, but area health officials are not seeing an increase in flu cases. more »»

Device helps find those who may be lost

December 21, 2014 CHESTER — Hancock County Project Lifesaver is now a project of the Chester Volunteer Fire Department. more »»

Local Sports

The next step

December 22, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers spent two years rebuilding themselves on the fly, a necessary process that frequently looked more erratic than inspiring. Consider the project nearly complete. more »»

Looking back

December 22, 2014 The Madonna boys basketball team opened the season with a 2-0 start, thanks to solid shooting from Nick Mazur. more »»

Panthers beat Browns, move into first place

December 22, 2014 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cam Newton’s teammates have never doubted his toughness. But their respect for the fourth-year quarterback has now reached an entirely different level. more »»

Texans top Ravens

December 22, 2014 HOUSTON — A week ago, Case Keenum was perched in a tree with a bow in his hands looking for a white-tailed deer to shoot. more »»

Jets players speak out on murdered NYPD officers

December 22, 2014 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Sheldon Richardson was stunned when he heard the news Saturday that two New York City police officers were killed in the line of duty. more »»


Joseph Lastivka

December 21, 2014 Joseph Lastivka, 82, of Toronto, OH, passed away Thursday, December 18, 2014, at the Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH. He was born May 11, 1932, in Stratton, OH; was a member of the St. more »»

Sandra Miller

December 21, 2014 Sandra L. (Allen) Miller, 72, of Toronto, OH, passed away Friday Dec. 19, 2014, at her home. Sandy was born May 31, 1942, in Steubenville, OH, daughter of the late Paul F. and Helen Nelson Alle. more »»

Velma Jedneski Cilli

December 21, 2014 Velma Jedneski Cilli, 80, of Mingo Junction, Ohio, passed away Saturday December 20, 2014, under the care of Valley Hospice at Liza’s Place in Wheeling, WV. She was born February 3, 1934, in St. more »»

June Mesaros

December 21, 2014 June F. Mesaros, 89, of Weirton passed away at her home, on Friday, December 19, 2014. June was born on May 31, 1925, in Somerset County, PA. She was a certified registered nurse anesthetist. more »»

Margaret Whipkey

December 21, 2014 Margaret F. Whipkey, 81, of Weirton, WV, passed away Friday, December 19, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH. more »»


A merrier Christmas for area vets

December 22, 2014 Members of the American Legion Argonne Post 33 in Steubenville and its auxiliary made good yet again this year on a long-standing commitment to provide a merrier Christmas to veterans from area... more »»

Community happenings

December 22, 2014 Never Alone on break until Jan. 5 The Never Alone West Virginia support group will break until Jan. 5. On that date, meetings will resume at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at 149 Preston Ave. more »»

Community Calendar

December 21, 2014 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

Fourth-grader helps WIAACC

December 20, 2014 Nadia P. Hawthorne, a fourth-grader at Wells Academy in the Steubenville City Schools system, says she has a passion for helping in any way that she can. more »»

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church plans fourth-annual free Christmas Day dinner

December 20, 2014 Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church will be holding its fourth-annual Christmas Day Memorial Dinner on Thursday. The dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Stay alert, protect yourselves

December 21, 2014 To the editor: ’Tis the season not only for the valley people who preparing for the blessed Christmas season, but also for thieves, burglars and bank robbers. more »»

Thankful for receiving help

December 21, 2014 To the editor: I want you to know that on Nov. 23, around 11:15 a.m. more »»

It’s time to take a stand

December 21, 2014 To the editor: Awaiting the court decision of the Government vs. more »»

Pipeline company offers information

December 21, 2014 To the editor: On Nov. 18, I attended an open house informational session hosted by Sunoco Logistics at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. more »»

Join in petition for peace

December 21, 2014 To the editor: Two Fridays ago the U.S. House of Representatives passed almost unanimously (only 10 nay votes) a resolution which was a defacto declaration of war against Russia. more »»


Wallflower seeks to stand out

December 21, 2014 WELLSBURG — Don’t let the name of Wallflower, a new business dealing in women’s fashion, deter you. The clothing and accessory store at 2504 Commerce St. more »»

Health Plan announces intent to purchase Vested

December 21, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Officials with the Health Plan recently announced a letter of intent to purchase Vested Health, a consumer-driven health care company located in Charleston, W.Va. more »»

Rover pipeline proposal maps available

December 21, 2014 NORTH CANTON — Updated maps for the proposed Rover Pipeline LLC natural gas pipeline are now available in multiple locations in each of the counties through which the route passe. more »»

Harrison hospital hosts leadership breakfast

December 21, 2014 CADIZ — Harrison Community Hospital hosted its 23rd-annual leadership breakfast on Dec. 5 with nearly 100 local business, government and community leaders in attendance. more »»

Wayne Homes announces promotions

December 21, 2014 Ohio-based custom home builder Wayne Homes has announced the promotion of Toni Moreland to sales manager at the company’s Pittsburgh Model Center in Greensburg and Butch Munday to construction... more »»

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Elf an NSA conditioner? Bah! Humbug!

December 19, 2014 The Elf on the Shelf thing came along after my little ones weren't so little anymore and prior to the whole grandchild thing, but I've got friends who are faithful to the Christmas tradition of... more »

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