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July 30, 2014 By MARK J. MILLER Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — Gov. John Kasich and Lt. Gov. more »»

 
 
 

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Kasich accepts endorsement

July 30, 2014 By MARK J. MILLER Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — Gov. John Kasich and Lt. Gov. more »»

Council talks demolitions, roundabout

July 30, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The city administration asked City Council Tuesday night to consider borrowing $907,500 in order to demolish 55 dilapidated structures in the city. more »»

Mountain lion seen

July 30, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — An off-duty state wildlife officer Tuesday evening reported seeing what is believed to be a mountain lion near Fernwood State Forest, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources reporte. more »»

New Firefighters Take Oath

July 30, 2014 Six new firefighters participated in swearing-in ceremonies Tuesday afternoo. more »»

Airport authority told runway now complete

July 30, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Regional Airport Authority was informed on Tuesday that work on the runway extension project at the county airport is now 100 percent complet. more »»

Local Sports

Race time near

July 30, 2014 CHESTER — Supporting stakes are important factors in fortifying the status of major racing event. more »»

Jimmy Carey to host twinbill

July 30, 2014 WEIRTON — Jimmy Carey Stadium will host six teams on Aug. 30 for Kickoff Weekend. The event, sponsored by Weirton Medical Center, will showcase four high school teams and an exhibition game. more »»

Liriano fans 11 in Bucs’ 3-1 win

July 30, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — His left oblique no longer a painful obstacle, Francisco Liriano is starting to look like the dominant pitcher he was for Pittsburgh in 201. more »»

Meyer likes playoff, but wants tweaks

July 30, 2014 CHICAGO — For just a moment it was a different Urban Meyer. He was agitated and a little uncertain. more »»

Big Ten, new schools have much to learn about each other

July 30, 2014 CHICAGO — The addition of Rutgers and Maryland to the Big Ten was sudden and shocking in Big Ten countr. more »»

Obituaries

Josephine Potenzini

July 30, 2014 POTENZINI, Josephine, 90, of Mingo Junction passed from this life peacefully, surrounded by family on July 28, 201. more »»

Joseph Zurek Sr.

July 30, 2014 ZUREK, Joseph Floyd, Sr., 96, of Dillonvale, OH, passed Monday, July 28, 2014, at Gables Care Center, Hopedale, O. more »»

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July 30, 2014 ECKELS, Lori A., 55, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at home. Born Feb. 8, 1959, in Weirton, she was a daughter of Dorothy Veselich Herkle of Weirton and the late John “Jack” Herkle. more »»

Margaret Wheeldin

July 30, 2014 WHEELDIN, Margaret “Jane,” 91, of Adena died Monday. Friends received Thursday from 2-8 p.m. at Borkoski Funeral Home, Adena, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. more »»

Pamela Carducci

July 30, 2014 CARDUCCI, Pamela (Neely), 67, of Smithfield, OH, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, at her home. more »»

Community

Blueberries in the mix = happiness

July 30, 2014 Blueberries are popping out all over. The bushes are full of the berries that range in color from mid-dark blue through very dark blue to almost black. more »»

Entry deadline extended for Mingo pageant

July 30, 2014 Time is running out for “Little Princesses” and “Little Chiefs” to step forward. The deadline for entries into the Little Princess Aracoma and Little Chief Logan Pageant — part of festivities Aug. more »»

Free trees for joining foundation

July 30, 2014 Add color to your landscape year-round by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August. more »»

Hopedale having community yard sale

July 30, 2014 The 15th-annual Hopedale community yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. more »»

Family reunions

July 30, 2014 Norris/McIntire The annual Norris/McIntire Reunion was held at the G.K.L. Lodge with more than 86 family members in attendance. 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

Health department revokes Ohio clinic's license

July 31, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The interim director of the Ohio Department of Health has signed an order to revoke the license of Toledo's last abortion clinic. more »»

Cinema verite documentarian Robert Drew dies at 90

July 31, 2014 Filmmaker Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary who in "Primary" and other movies mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and schooled a generation of influential... more »»

Ohio brothers convicted in shooting of bystander

July 30, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — Two brothers were convicted Wednesday of murder and felonious assault in the death of a bystander who was killed while the brothers shot at each other last year in Cleveland in a... more »»

Justice Dept. files in Ohio, Wisconsin voter cases

July 30, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday sided with challengers of voting laws in Wisconsin and Ohio, saying in court filings that measures in those states unfairly affect minority... more »»

National Sports

Indians trade Justin Masterson to Cardinals

July 31, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians had little choice but to give up Justin Masterson. more »»

Cho to lead 2018 Olympics organizing committee

July 31, 2014 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Cho Yang-ho, the South Korean business tycoon who led Pyeongchang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, will take charge of the local organizing committee... more »»

SF benefits from Pirates' blunder, ends skid at 6

July 31, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way. more »»

Stern sees Sterling saga ending well, lauds Silver

July 31, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Former Commissioner David Stern praised the NBA's handling of the Donald Sterling controversy and predicts it will "end well" for the league. more »»

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National Packard Museum linked to Chester, WV

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