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Board names interim superintendent

April 17, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Melinda Young, director of programs for the Steubenville City School District, was named by the board of education to serve as interim superintendent effective July 1. more »»

 
 
 

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Ambassadors visit

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Body found in Ohio River near Chester

April 17, 2014 CHESTER — A woman’s body was found in the Ohio River Wednesday afternoon by men working at the East Liverpool dry docks near the Jennings Randolph Bridge, officials sai. more »»

United Way’s Zumbathon has new twist

April 17, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — There’s a new twist to the United Way of Jefferson County’s annual Zumbathon, but it won’t be in the workout itself. more »»

City warning trespassers to stay away from former landfill

April 17, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — City officials are working with the Cross Creek Township Police to catch people driving their four-wheeler vehicles through the former 88-acre city landfill and damaging the recently... more »»

Local Sports

STILL UNBEATEN

April 18, 2014 WEIRTON — Aleks Porreca couldn’t find the plate early and Weirton Madonna really couldn’t find a hit at all. more »»

Statement win for Big Red

April 18, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Big Red passed a major character test in Thursday’s 7-6 come-from-behind victory over Wheeling Park at sun-drenched Vacarro Field. more »»

Knights jump all over Panthers

April 18, 2014 TORONTO — It was a good afternoon for the Toronto baseball team. It was not a good day for the Buckeye Local Panthers. more »»

CCHS softball rips Huskies

April 18, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The expected pitcher’s duel turned into a bit of a slugfest. more »»

Redskins hit well in win over Cats

April 18, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — The Indian Creek softball team capitalized on Edison’s mistakes to take a home win on Thursday. more »»

Obituaries

Donna Chapman

April 17, 2014 CHAPMAN, Donna, 76, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday April 16, 2014. Arrangements have been entrusted to Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Weirton, WV. more »»

Lena A. DeCollo

April 17, 2014 DeCOLLO, Lena A., 91, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the Weirton Medical Center. more »»

Mary R. Federico

April 17, 2014 FEDERICO, Mary R., 92, of Steubenville, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the Villa Vista. She was born February 20, 1922, in Austin, PA. more »»

Mary Georgia Keppen

April 17, 2014 KEPPEN, Mary Georgia, 83, of Richmond, OH, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Friends will be received at the Everhart-Bove Funeral Home, 110 West Main St., Richmond on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p. more »»

Rita Britton Lemley

April 17, 2014 LEMLEY, Rita Britton, of Wintersville, OH, passed away April 16, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. more »»

Community

Young Ambassadors aid health center

April 18, 2014 Supporters of the Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center based in Steubenville who are planning to attend its eighth-annual fundraiser gala set for April 27 at St. more »»

Book sale to support MS efforts

April 18, 2014 WELLSBURG — Kim Chapline-Byers of Wellsburg has received a heavy blow, even among those who suffer from multiple sclerosis, a debilitating disease, but she’s chosen not to let it keep her down or... more »»

Brooke County community briefs

April 18, 2014 Kiwanians to hold pancake supper WELLSBURG — The Wellsburg Kiwanis Club will hold its annual pancake and sausage supper from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Wellsburg Moose Lodg. more »»

Learning Italian

April 17, 2014 ... more »»

Letters to the Editor

We know who heroes are

April 13, 2014 To the editor: Congratulations to all World War II and Korean war veterans who were awarded the Medal of Honor. They were denied the medal because of the color of their skin. more »»

Religious freedom under attack

April 13, 2014 To the editor: In the egregious attack by the current administration over freedom of religion, President Barack Obama urged his minions to increase pressure in order to enroll more of his subjects... more »»

Renforth works to help others

April 13, 2014 To the editor: I am writing this letter to the editor and to the residents of Jefferson County to recognize a good man in our community, a man we all trust to protect our children — Scott Renforth. more »»

JVS levy deserves support

April 13, 2014 To the editor: The Jefferson County Joint Vocational School again will place a levy on the May 6 ballot. A 0. more »»

Opportunity should be denied

April 13, 2014 To the editor: It is my understanding that Steubenville High School, my alma mater, could be put in the position of deciding whether to allow Ma’lik Richmond, the convicted rapist who just spent 10... more »»

Business

Vettes on solid ground

April 13, 2014 The mangled remains of a powerful Corvette — barely recognizable to its former owner — were pulled from the depths of a sinkhole at a Kentucky museum Wednesday, completing weeks of painstaking work... more »»

A helping hand

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Community hospital honors its volunteers

April 13, 2014 CADIZ — Harrison Community Hospital officials honored volunteers during a breakfast held Tuesday. Pat Heavlin, volunteer coordinator, thanked the volunteers for their dedication and work. more »»

Smithfield Storage opens along Route 151

April 13, 2014 SMITHFIELD — A new business has arrived in the village and will be a welcome addition to those needing to store snowblowers and anything else that is too large to be be housed on their propert. more »»

Quick takes

April 13, 2014 JOINS STAFF: Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Allan Tissenbaum has joined the staff at Wheeling Hospita. more »»

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From the 1960s: I'd still rather put mercury on a wound than be a kid today

April 17, 2014 The 50th anniversary of the Mustang and the lesson that kids don’t know what a radio is (learned during the Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Faith and Media seminar) weren’t enough for this... more »

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