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Head Start under new management

July 24, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Community Action Council lost its federal funding to operate Head Start services in Jefferson County, but the program will continue under the administration of th... more »»

 
 
 

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Head Start under new management

July 24, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Community Action Council lost its federal funding to operate Head Start services in Jefferson County, but the program will continue under the administration of th... more »»

CAC to meet again to finish agenda

July 24, 2014 By DAVE GOSSETT Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — A sometimes contentious meeting of the Jefferson County Community Action Council Board of Trustees ended Wednesday afternoon when the board failed to... more »»

Compromise sought for smoking ban in Hancock

July 24, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Health Board faced a barrage of comments Wednesday at a public hearing regarding the Hancock County Clean Air Regulation, which would effectively ban smoking in... more »»

Buckeye Local workers to strike

July 24, 2014 By MOLLIE WARNER Special to the Herald-Star RAYLAND — Members of the Union Ohio Association of Public School Employees working at Buckeye Local School District have voted to go on strike, following... more »»

More revenue sought for oil, gas producing counties

July 24, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — A bill now before the Ohio Senate directs 17.5 cents from every dollar generated by a proposed oil and gas severance tax back to the county where the fuel was produced, and Ohio Sen. more »»

Local Sports

Burnham and Glenn representing Oak Glen and Toronto, respectively

July 24, 2014 BETHANY — Playing in their final high school football game, Chez Glenn of Toronto and Chris Burnham of Oak Glen have one last goal in mind. more »»

WALK-OFF WINNER

July 24, 2014 WEIRTON — Weirton American Legion Post 10 and Moundsville American Legion Post 3 locked up in an old- fashioned pitchers’ dual Wednesday with Post 10 coming from behind for a 2-1 walk-off victory in... more »»

WVU set to face nation’s best

July 24, 2014 MORGANTOWN — You’d be hard pressed to find someone who wouldn’t agree West Virginia has improved overall. more »»

Early offense leads Bucs over Dodgers

July 24, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Clint Hurdle isn’t sure the Pittsburgh Pirates need an ace to make it to the postseason for the second straight year. more »»

Camaraderie

July 23, 2014 By MIKE MATHISON Sports editor BETHANY — Jose Davis and B.J. Depew get it. They lived it. And, they are witnessing their players getting it also. more »»

Obituaries

Angelena Toner

July 24, 2014 Angelena Marie Toner 20, of Follansbee, WV, passed away July 22, 2014, at home. She was born February 10, 1994, in Wheeling, WV, to Kenneth Russell and Mary Shaffer Louise Toner. more »»

M. Eileen Marshall

July 24, 2014 M. Eileen Marshall M. Eileen Marshall, 86, who resided with her daughter, Jan in Pataskala, OH, formerly of Amsterdam, OH, passed away July 23, 2014, at Pataskala Oaks Care Center, Pataskala, O. more »»

Charles Brandt

July 24, 2014 Brandt, Charles E. “Chuck” 77, of Wintersville, died July 24, 2014, of Wintersville. Arrangements are pending at Dunlope Shorac Funeral Home, Wintersville. more »»

Brady Speece

July 24, 2014 Brady Laymon Speece, 80 of Follansbee, WV, passed away July 22, 2014, at Brightwood Center, Follansbee, WV. He was born January 17, 1934, to the late Layman and Dolly Brewer Speece. more »»

Connie Francis

July 24, 2014 Connie Marie Francis, 91, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Life Line Hospital in Wintersville, OH. more »»

Community

Una Serata Italiana set for Aug. 1

July 24, 2014 You don’t need an airline ticket to get away and experience a touch of Italy. In fact, you need travel no farther than to St. Florian Hall in Wintersville on Aug. more »»

Community happenings

July 24, 2014 Buckeye North All Class Reunion set for Aug. 2 in Brilliant Buckeye North High School’s All Class Reunion for the classes of 1973-90 will be held from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Aug. more »»

Liking lemons for many reasons

July 23, 2014 Lemons are available year-round, and if you have a chance to buy in quantity for a lower price, they will keep in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. more »»

Community happenings

July 23, 2014 The Tri-State Marine Corps Club met July 14 at the Serbian Cultural Center in Weirton with Commandant Edgile Covey presiding and leading in opening exercise. more »»

Letters to the Editor

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 »»

Vietnam veterans thank community

July 20, 2014 To the editor: Our organization, the Vietnam Veterans Support Group Chapter 1, conducted a successful fundraising and community service project at the Wal-Mart store at the Fort Steuben Mall on June... more »»

Animal Welfare event a success

July 20, 2014 To the editor: The Jefferson County Animal Welfare League’s 40th anniversary “Around the World” dinner July 13 at St. more »»

Mandel’s behavior is offensive

July 20, 2014 To the editor: Josh Mandel’s behavior is atrocious and offensive to the public and abusive to us taxpayer. more »»

Question about statue placement

July 20, 2014 To the editor: This is concerning the placement of the Steelworker statue. more »»

Business

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 »»

U.S. millennials buy homes later

July 20, 2014 WASHINGTON — Don’t blame the millennial generation for lackluster home sales. more »»

Quick Takes

July 20, 2014 FUNDS RAISED: Neighborhood Hospitality In. more »»

Beth McVay’s design business celebrates 25th year

July 13, 2014 STEUBENVILLE – Beth McVay opened her interior design business on Jan. 1, 1984, and in the 30 years since she has worked on thousands of projects in the Tri-State Area and beyond. more »»

Subscribers could win iPad Mini

July 13, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Subscribers to the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times will have a chance to win an iPad Mini during a July promotional drive. more »»

Ohio News

Crowd sounds off about plan to rehab Cincy icons

July 24, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — Residents are sounding off about a taxpayer-supported $331 million plan to fix up two Cincinnati icons that have been listed among the nation's most endangered historic landmarks. more »»

Ohio man charged with fatally drugging wife

July 24, 2014 MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man accused of fatally drugging his bedridden wife with her prescription medications has been charged with aggravated murder. more »»

Vigil remembers slain teen on her 18th birthday

July 24, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A candlelight vigil staged by family and friends remembered a slain central Ohio teen on the day she would have turned 18. more »»

Settlement ends Ohio workers comp case

July 24, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit charging that Ohio's state insurance fund for injured workers overcharged employers hundreds of millions of dollars over... more »»

Some lethal injection problems in US executions

July 24, 2014 Since Texas became the first state to use lethal injection as its execution method on Dec. more »»

National Sports

Austrians investigate disturbance at Israeli game

July 24, 2014 VIENNA (AP) — Federal and local law enforcement agencies in Austria are investigating an incident in which pro-Palestinian protesters stormed the pitch during a football match between an Israeli clu... more »»

Falcons WR White agrees to 4-year extension

July 24, 2014 FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — On the eve of training camp, the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms on a new contract with receiver Roddy White. more »»

NCAA enforcement director defends investigators

July 24, 2014 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jonathan Duncan understands that a perfect NCAA enforcement division won't catch every cheater in college sports. more »»

Yankees top Rangers 2-1 in rain-shortened game

July 24, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — A wet field gave the New York Yankees one weird win. more »»

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