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July 23, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The city administration asked City Council Tuesday night to consider two options in order to balance the budget in the future, including raising the municipal income tax by a quarter... more »»

 
 
 

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BALANCE:

July 23, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The city administration asked City Council Tuesday night to consider two options in order to balance the budget in the future, including raising the municipal income tax by a quarter... more »»

Oakland graves discussed by Mingo council

July 23, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — Placement of tombstones in Oakland Cemetery was discussed during Tuesday’s Village Council meeting. more »»

Open house scheduled Thursday for Lovers Lane

July 23, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — City Engineer Michael Dolak. more »»

Goucher fire

July 23, 2014 Crews from the TEMS Joint Ambulance District, Toronto Police, Toronto, Stratton, Empire and Knoxville Township fire departments responded to a fire Tuesday afternoon at the Goucher Hotel, 241 N. more »»

Obamacare rulings follow party lines

July 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — In rapid succession, six federal judges on two appeals courts weighed in on a key component of President Barack Obama’s health care law. more »»

Local Sports

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 »»

Pirates get back to winning ways

July 23, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Clint Hurdle watched rookie Gregory Polanco scuffle for the better part of two weeks before giving the talented but raw right fielder a needed night off on Monday. more »»

Briefs

July 23, 2014 Legion tourney starts today WEIRTON — Weirton American Legion Post 10 will kick off the annual Area 1 Legion Tournament today at Ed Bowman Field playing Moundsville. Weirton is the No. more »»

Colabella to Fletcher

July 22, 2014 BETHANY — As the former head coach at Bellaire High School, Jose Davis lost graduating senior Spencer Badia, who threw for more than 8,000 yards. more »»

Madonna trio preparing for Sunday’s annual OVAC game

July 22, 2014 BETHANY — Will Bowser, Nate Guio and Eliott Nero didn’t strut into the dorm at Bethany College with Madonna’s Class AAA state title trophy in tow. more »»

Obituaries

Alexander Fedak

July 23, 2014 FEDAK, Alexander “Alex” J., 17, of Short Creek, WV, passed away Friday. Visitation Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Wilson Funeral Home, Brookside, and Friday, West Liberty Christian Church, 10 a.. more »»

Constance Francis

July 23, 2014 FRANCIS, Constance, 91, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at LifeLine Hospital in Wintersville, OH. more »»

JoMarva Watkins

July 23, 2014 WATKINS, JoMarva, of Detroit, Michigan, formerly of Steubenville, OH passed away on June 13, 2014. She was the daughter of Pearl Jarrett and the late Marcus Jarret. more »»

Grace Bloom

July 23, 2014 BLOOM, Grace, 90, formerly of Weirton passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Her funeral arrangements are pending with the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. more »»

Raymond Galownia

July 23, 2014 GALOWNIA, Raymond L., 42, of Williamsburg, VA, died Monday, July 14, 2014. He was born in Steubenville, OH on Oct. 9, 1971. more »»

Community

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 »»

Time to get a ‘Taste of Quinn’

July 22, 2014 If you were worried about the absence of what has been a June tradition at Quinn Memorial AME Church in Steubenville, fret no more. more »»

Delegates to Boys State, Girls State address Piney Fork Legion, Auxiliary

July 22, 2014 PINEY FORK — Three delegates sponsored by the Piney Fork American Legion and Auxiliary to attend Buckeye Boy and Girls State returned to share their experiences in learning about government and loca... 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

Supreme Court won't hear appeal of ex-Ohio officer

July 23, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to take the appeal of a former Akron police captain fighting a lower court ruling that reinstated his conviction for killing his ex-wife. more »»

Ohio student death ruled suicide, no foul play

July 23, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A coroner says there are no signs of foul play in the death of a University of Cincinnati student whose apparent disappearance triggered a wide search in May. more »»

Ohio base ranked highly by Air Force newspaper

July 23, 2014 DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A newspaper serving U.S. Air Force personnel has ranked Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton as one of the best places in the country to be stationed. more »»

Toledo suburb bans feeding of stray cats

July 23, 2014 SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Animal-welfare advocates are taking issue with a suburban Toledo city's ban on feeding feral cats. more »»

Ohio teen will be tried as adult in shooting

July 23, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ruled that a 16-year-old central Ohio boy will be tried as an adult in a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded two days before Christmas. more »»

National Sports

LeBron James humbled by fans in Hong Kong

July 23, 2014 HONG KONG (AP) — LeBron James was honored by the appearance of hundreds of fans who clutched his jersey or held up life-size cutouts of his face at a store in Hong Kong on Wednesday. more »»

Tour de France pack off on short, steep Stage 17

July 23, 2014 PLA D'ADET, France (AP) — The Tour de France pack has embarked on Stage 17, the shortest leg of the three-week race featuring three tough climbs plus an uphill finish in the Pyrenees. more »»

LeBron James wows fans in Hong Kong

July 23, 2014 HONG KONG (AP) — LeBron James put on a demonstration of his basketball skills in Hong Kong, the midway stop on his tour through China. more »»

CEO: Sterling staying on a 'disaster' for Clippers

July 23, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coach Doc Rivers has said he'll resign from the Los Angeles Clippers if Donald Sterling remains owner, the team's interim CEO testified, saying such a move would be a "disaster"... more »»

Your Top Plays for Today

July 23, 2014 Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports... more »»

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