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County holds CDBG public hearing

May 29, 2015 STEUBENVILLE —The Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday held a Community Development Block Grant public hearing, the first step in making communities throughout the county eligible to receive... more »»


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County holds CDBG public hearing

May 29, 2015 STEUBENVILLE —The Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday held a Community Development Block Grant public hearing, the first step in making communities throughout the county eligible to receive... more »»

Big Band music at the amphitheater

May 29, 2015 Vince Villanova’s Big Band was the featured artist Thursday as the 2015 summer concert series continued at the Louis Berkman Amphitheater in Steubenville. more »»

Juveniles charged in Harding gun incident

May 29, 2015 STEUBENVILLE —Two juveniles, ages 12 and 14, have been charged in connection with an incident involving a loaded pistol that was brought into Harding Middle School last wee. more »»

BDC obtains three brownfield grants

May 29, 2015 WEIRTON — The Business Development Corp. more »»

Harrison taking strides toward new school complex

May 29, 2015 CADIZ — Members of the Harrison Hills City School Board discussed potential sites for a possible new school complex during Thursday’s meeting. more »»

Local Sports


May 29, 2015 ZANESVILLE — The Steubenville baseball team channeled deep into its rich tradition to pull out a victory on Thursday in a Division II regional semifinal. more »»


May 29, 2015 NEW MANCHESTER — The Oak Glen baseball team made school history on Thursday. more »»

Kluber strikes out 13 in Tribe win in Seattle

May 29, 2015 SEATTLE (AP) — Corey Kluber struck out 13 in seven innings to win his third straight decision, Jason Kipnis continued his hot May with two hits and two RBIs, and the Cleveland Indians beat the... more »»

Allen looking to regroup in Steelers secondary

May 29, 2015 PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers paid Cortez Allen last fall to take over the shutdown cornerback role that Ike Taylor handled for the better part of a decade. more »»


May 29, 2015 Big Red football tickets STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville Big Red football season ticket holders may prepay for 2015 season tickets. It is $46 for seven home games. The first game, a doubleheader on Aug. more »»


Florence Pinkerton

May 29, 2015 Florence M. “Margie” Pinkerton, 70, of Wintersville, OH, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2015, surrounded by her family at her home. more »»

Anthony Maroni

May 29, 2015 Anthony “Tony” Maroni, 89, of New Athens, died Wednesday. Visitation Sunday, May 31, 2015 from 11–1 p.m. at Borkoski Funeral Home, Cadiz, OH, with 1 p.m. services. more »»

Evalyn Hirkala

May 29, 2015 Evalyn W. Hirkala, 90, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2015, at her daughter’s home in Weirton. more »»

Michael Pipinos

May 29, 2015 Michael T. Pipinos,74, of Norwood MA, passed away Wednesday. His funeral arrangements are pending at Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton. more »»

Robert Motter

May 29, 2015 Robert “Bob” Allen Motter, 72, of Lancaster, OH, passed away Monday, May 25, 2015. He was born July 30, 1942, in Morgantown, WV, the son of the late Richard H. and Jean Kerr Motter. more »»


Mingo Lions install officers; secretary honored

May 29, 2015 MINGO JUNCTION — John Patton, past district governor and sight coordinator for Northern West Virginia, was the installing officer for the leaders of the Mingo Lions Club when it met recently at the... more »»

Beta Sigma Phi honors Llelia Buffone as woman of the year

May 29, 2015 Beta Delta Master Sorority (Beta Sigma Phi) met May 12 at the home of Nancy Lonetto where Linda Cole, new president, presided with eight members present. more »»

Community happenings

May 29, 2015 Weir Avenue/Dunbar School Alumni/ North End Reunion scheduled The 10th-annual Weir Avenue/Dunbar School Alumni/North End Reunion will be held Aug. 21-22. A get-acquainted social will be held at 5 p.m. more »»

Woman’s club to wrap up season Monday

May 28, 2015 The OFWC/GFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville will wrap up its 2014-15 club season on Monday with a noon luncheon and business meeting at the Steubenville Country Club featuring Steubenville City... more »»

Civil War symposium set for Saturday has area presenters

May 28, 2015 “America’s Fiery Trial and the Underground Railroad,” a Civil War symposium in honor of John S. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Voting a privilege and honor

May 24, 2015 To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the candidates who won in the recent election. more »»

You are always welcome

May 24, 2015 To the editor: When I was younger, my friends and I would sometimes head into town to visit the clubs. We would arrive, stand in line, wait our turn to enter. more »»

Where does Johnson stand?

May 24, 2015 To the editor: What is U.S. Rep. more »»

Sister was an angel here on Earth

May 24, 2015 To the editor: On May 9 I lost a dear friend, and the world lost a gentle soul, Sister Pauline Herbert. more »»

Shall we continue mistakes of wars

May 24, 2015 To the editor: In memory of those brave men and women who served and died in Iraq. President George W. Bush’s Iraq attack cost 5,000 young men and women their lives and trillions of dollar. more »»


B&B brings life to unique setting

May 24, 2015 WELLSBURG — Those looking for a peaceful place to get away that is still close to many things to see and do should pay a visit to the Barn With Inn, say owners of the new bed and breakfast near stat... more »»

Real estate transfers

May 24, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Patricia Morelli to Marie Harris, lots 9-10 Cooperative Transit; and 4.695 acres, Warren Township. more »»

Wellsburg fitness studio lends hand to local child

May 24, 2015 WELLSBURG — The owner and staff of Cindy’s Fusion Fitness have been keeping busy since moving to their new location at 720 Charles St. more »»

First Choice America holds appreciation event

May 24, 2015 WEIRTON — First Choice America Credit Union’s Annual Employee Appreciation event was held May 8 at the Serbian-American Cultural Center. more »»

Convenient on Sunset re-opens

May 17, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A new Convenient Food Mart offers a full-service deli, catering services, an in-house bakery, fresh-squeezed lemonade and many more delectable delights. more »»

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Memories of The Greek make it hard to lose the mural

May 28, 2015 I’m starting to understand the reality of those stories of the last cattle drive, the last steam train engineer, the last blacksmith. Because we live in an era of famous lasts. more »

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