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Move by elections board put on hold

August 1, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners Thursday said they won’t vote on a move by the board of elections until an architect determines the costs of renovating office space. more »»

 
 
 

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Move by elections board put on hold

August 1, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners Thursday said they won’t vote on a move by the board of elections until an architect determines the costs of renovating office space. more »»

Spahn prepares for a new job

August 1, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Municipal Court Judge Dan Spahn stepped down from his judicial position Thursday morning after receiving hugs and a one-minute standing ovation from attorneys, police officers and... more »»

Auditor candidate Carney campaigns in Eastern Ohio

August 1, 2014 BRILLIANT —The Democrat candidate for state auditor called for transparency and accountability in state government and urged Eastern Ohio voters to stand up for public education during a campaign... more »»

Opposing views clash at EPA hearing

August 1, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Competing visions for America’s energy future clashed in downtown Pittsburgh on Thursday as the U.S. more »»

Spinning Jenny performs

August 1, 2014 The Balzano family took the stage Thursday during the 2014 Summer Concert Series at the Louis and Sandra Berkman Amphitheater in downtown Steubenville. more »»

Local Sports

Candy Boy picked to be Derby favorite

August 1, 2014 CHESTER — The scenery was a bit different for Candy Boy when he stepped off the van Wednesday evening at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort. more »»

D-Backs out-muscle Pirates

August 1, 2014 PHOENIX — Andy Marte hit a two-run home run and Aaron Hill added a solo shot in the sixth inning to power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night. more »»

Brown aims for repeat of 2013

August 1, 2014 LATROBE, Pa. — Antonio Brown rolled up to the dorms at Saint Vincent College last week in a Mercedes conversion van. It’s fitting in a way. more »»

Briefs

August 1, 2014 Weir High cross country to start WEIRTON — Any girl or boy in grades 9-12 interested in running cross country for Weir High this fall should report to the high school track at 8 a.m. Monday. more »»

Obituaries

Clarence Riffee

July 31, 2014 RIFFEE, Clarence H., 79, of New Cumberland, WV, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at his home. Born Nov. 19, 1934, in Weirton, he was a son of the late Leslie and Marie Stackpole Riffee. more »»

John Mills

July 31, 2014 MILLS, John T., 49, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away July 29, 2014 at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville. He was born Jan. 25, 1965, in Steubenville, OH, a son of the late John T. Mills, S. more »»

Mary Brown

July 31, 2014 BROWN, Mary Jane, 76, of Wintersville, Ohio, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Trinity Wes. more »»

Mildred Leggett

July 31, 2014 LEGGETT, Mildred M. Butterfield, 93, of Perrysville died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at her home. Born Sept. 3, 1920, in Perry Twp., Carroll Co. more »»

Noah Long

July 31, 2014 LONG, Noah David, 8, of Wellsville, earned his angel wings on Monday, July 28, 2014, after a very strong and heroic battle with leukemia. He was surrounded by his loving family at home. more »»

Community

What’s going on throughout the area

August 1, 2014 ‘Taste of Quinn’ at church on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. more »»

Greater Weirton Senior Center events detailed

August 1, 2014 WEIRTON — The Greater Weirton Senior Citizens Center will hold a dance Aug. 7 at the center located at 3425 Main St. Hank Vincent and the Stone Street Station will perform. Doors open at 5 p.. more »»

New officers

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Kiwanis launch annual rose sale

July 31, 2014 They’re off and running … selling roses, that is. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Celebrate farmers’ market week

July 27, 2014 To the editor: Whenever you bite into a crisp apple or cook up fresh green beans, do you ever wonder where these products came from? If you shop at any of our local farmers’ markets, you don’t have... more »»

Overlooking accomplishments

July 27, 2014 To the editor: Just think what Republicans and conservatives would now be saying if it had been a Republican president who had prevented a second Great Depression, successfully enacted comprehensive... more »»

Council meeting disappointing

July 27, 2014 To the editor: I went to Tuesday’s Steubenville Council meeting and I am truly sad at what happened. First, they talked about a lot of ordinances they are going to pass. more »»

Event helps animal league

July 27, 2014 To the editor: My sister and I attended the Jefferson County Animal Welfare League benefit held July 13 at St. Florian Hal. more »»

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 »»

Business

Ferguson Tire, founded in 1949, marks anniversary

July 27, 2014 WEIRTON – Ferguson Tire hosted a customer appreciation celebration in honor of their 65th anniversary on Tuesday featuring a “Car Cruise” with more than 60 classic vehicles registered for their... more »»

Quick Takes

July 27, 2014 CHARITY ADDITIONS: Charity Hospice recently welcomed two new faces to its organization. In September, the board of trustees announced Hope Kutz would take over the reins as chief operating officer. more »»

Real estate transfers

July 27, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Carole Jordan to Charles Jordan, lots 10-11 Cominotti proposed. more »»

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 »»

Ohio News

Truck crashes into 'M-A-S-H' Ohio hot dog eatery

August 1, 2014 TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a tractor-trailer has crashed into Tony Packo's, the Ohio hot dog eatery made famous on the TV series "M-A-S-H. more »»

2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

August 1, 2014 PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U. more »»

Man pleads guilty in slaying of Ohio estate agent

August 1, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — One of two men accused in the 2010 slaying of a northeast Ohio real estate agent has avoided a possible death sentence by pleading guilty to a lesser charge. more »»

Ohio firefighter feted for chip idea

August 1, 2014 TROY, Ohio (AP) — A firefighter is being celebrated in his Ohio hometown for concocting a new potato chip flavor that's being produced by Frito Lay. more »»

Group: homeless assaults should be hate crimes

August 1, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio homeless advocacy group wants assaults on homeless people to be considered hate crimes under the law. more »»

National Sports

A solid start for Woods, the lead for Leishman

August 1, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods began his title defense in the Bridgestone Invitational with a perfect tee shot down the middle of the fairway and a shot that covered the flag until it settled 10 fee... more »»

Your Top Plays for Today

August 1, 2014 Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports... more »»

Pujols' RBI in 13th lifts Angels over Orioles 1-0

August 1, 2014 BALTIMORE (AP) — A frustrating night for Albert Pujols had a delightful ending. more »»

Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days

August 1, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los... more »»

Lynch ends holdout, arrives at Seahawks camp

August 1, 2014 RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Marshawn Lynch's holdout is over, ending one distraction so far for the Super Bowl champions. more »»

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