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JMHA board tables security contract

April 24, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority board of commissioners tabled a request for proposals for a new security contract Wednesday. more »»


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Businesses show silent opposition to tax

April 24, 2014 WEIRTON — Numerous members of the local business community and the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce made their presence known at the city’s fourth budget review committee meeting Wednesday, even... more »»

City man sentenced on sex charge

April 24, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Jeffrey L. Hanlin, 23, of 988 McKinley Ave. more »»

FDA eyes e-cigarette rules

April 24, 2014 WASHINGTON — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food... more »»

Fracking foes challenge Ohio quake assurances

April 24, 2014 COLUMBUS — A citizens group said Wednesday it isn’t taking the word of state regulators that new permitting guidelines will protect public health after earthquakes in northeast Ohio were linked to... more »»

Local Sports

Bucs waste strong start, fall to Reds again

April 24, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates are five games under .500 less than a month into the season but they insist there is no reason to panic. more »»

Riders rally past Potters

April 24, 2014 WEIRTON — The recipe for success on the diamond contains good defense, good pitching and good hitting. more »»

Park pitches its way past Bruins, 4-2

April 24, 2014 WELLSBURG — Phil Bledsoe and Michael Grove were razor-sharp on the bump Wednesday as Wheeling Park claimed a 4-2 triumph over homestanding Brooke. more »»

CCHS gets by Tigers

April 24, 2014 SHADYSIDE — Steubenville Catholic Central against Shadyside always seems to be one of the premier matchups on the Ohio Valley prep softball calendar. more »»

Arai walks it off for Crusaders

April 24, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Senior Jacob Arai had the game-winning hit to lift Steubenville Catholic Central over Bishop Donahue, 7-6, Thursday. more »»


Kenneth C. Bain

April 24, 2014 BAIN, Kenneth Coleman, of Coleman, SD, was born April 28, 1957, the son of Kenneth and MaryAnn (Walnoha) Bain in Weirton, W. more »»

Sylvia R. Huchko

April 24, 2014 HUCHKO, Sylvia R., 92, of Wintersville, OH, passed from this life to eternal life on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family. more »»

Richard L. Miller Sr.

April 24, 2014 MILLER, Richard L. “Dick” Sr., 77, of Rayland, OH, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at home. He was born June 1, 1936, in Martins Ferry, OH, a son of the late George and Violet (Walters) Miller. more »»

Frank E. Yanczura

April 24, 2014 YANCZURA, Frank E., 80, passed after a long fought battle with several illnesses on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 8:10 a.m. at The Ohio State University Hospital in the Zusman Hospice Center. more »»

Richard Barnes

April 24, 2014 BARNES, Richard “Fuzzy” L., 58, of Steubenville, OH, passed away on April 22, 2014, at his residence. more »»


Wheeling Hospital hosts expert on healthy eating for children

April 24, 2014 Wheeling Hospital will present nationally recognized sociologist Dina Rose in presentations for physicians and the general public on improving children’s eating habits. more »»

School House flooring restored

April 24, 2014 The family of John and Donna Minor and son, Mike, recently volunteered to restore the flooring at the Pleasant Hill School House Historical Museum this spring, a huge task that entailed moving... more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

April 24, 2014 Sock hop dance, karaoke Friday A 1950s sock hop dance and karaoke event with disc jockey Chelsea Matta will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. more »»

Bacon — it’s not just for breakfast

April 23, 2014 Bacon is becoming popular in many dishes, and Jefferson County 4-H members took advantage of this to make and present all types of foods in the appetizer, entree and dessert categories for the Iron... more »»

Community happenings

April 23, 2014 Garden club open meeting scheduled for May 7 Plans for the upcoming Dillonvale Rosebud Garden Club open meeting were made at the April meeting where Caroline Williams presided. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Bloomberg, liberal elitists harm country

April 20, 2014 To the editor: This is an open letter to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg: You gave $50 million to the Sierra Club for its “Beyond Coal” campaign, which has the single purpose of terminating the use... more »»

Miller rooted in our area

April 20, 2014 To the editor: For those who have been paying attention to the election campaigns and the race for Jefferson County Common Pleas Court judge, I would like to set the record straight: Michelle Miller... more »»

Wintersville levy deserves support

April 20, 2014 To the editor: Those of us who live in the village know how fortunate we are. The mayor and his administration work very well together. We have a no-nonsense police department that keeps us safe. more »»

Make sure you vote with your head

April 20, 2014 To the editor: While it is true that Edison Local School District has some financial woes, as do other districts, and the children do need an education, the whole truth about this levy needs to be... more »»

Renforth right choice for auditor

April 20, 2014 To the editor: I would like to take a moment to speak to the residents of Jefferson County about a man I have known and have been proud of for more than 40 years. more »»


Ford’s iconic Mustang celebrates 50th birthday

April 20, 2014 NEW YORK — Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with a limited-edition model and a display atop the Empire State Buildin. more »»

New Camry generation ready for the road

April 20, 2014 NEW YORK — Shaken by the advances of newer, sportier rivals, the Toyota Camry is trying to shed its vanilla reputation. more »»

Money donated

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Freight train industry will miss deadline

April 20, 2014 WASHINGTON — Only one-fifth of its track will be equipped with mandatory safety technology to prevent the most catastrophic kinds of collisions and derailments by the deadline set by Congress, the... more »»

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Cumpton shows he belongs

April 24, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Brandon Cumpton pitched well enough to earn a win in his spot start with the Pirates on Thursday. That didn't happen. more »

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