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Friends, family gather to remember Lee West

July 24, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Cookie West began to cry on Saturday when she was told of the special deed a good friend of her late son, Lee, did to remember Le. more »»


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Friends, family gather to remember Lee West

July 24, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Cookie West began to cry on Saturday when she was told of the special deed a good friend of her late son, Lee, did to remember Le. more »»

Follansbee police, community unite at event

July 24, 2016 FOLLANSBEE — Debbie Puskarich, past president of the Follansbee 20th Century Woman’s Club, said the idea of a meet and greet with members of the city police department started when she took doughnut... more »»

Family Care Excellence offers faith, hope, recovery

July 24, 2016 EAST LIVERPOOL — Raised as a Roman Catholic, trained as a scientist and dependent on her own smarts, Myra Hindes once thought of herself as the last person who would become addicted to drugs. more »»

Jim, Linda Bordas named Light of the Valley by YMCA

July 24, 2016 WHEELING — The Chambers YMCA Light of the Valley Award for 2016 will go to the husband-and-wife team of Jim and Linda Bordas, marking the first time a woman has been named a recipient. more »»

Historian pays flatboat visit to New Cumberland

July 24, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — The Ohio River can bring some strange guests, even in the 21st century, when nobody travels by flatboat anymor. more »»

Local Sports

Mountaineers dominate Ohio to capture back-to-back All-Star titles

July 24, 2016 WHEELING — West Virginia ran off 19 consecutive points during the second quarter and rolled to a 26-6 victory over Ohio Saturday in the 71st OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Classic. more »»

Steelers enter camp with lofty expectations

July 24, 2016 PITTSBURGH — Antonio Brown spent a significant portion of his offseason sashaying his way into living rooms across the country during a lengthy run on “Dancing With The Stars. more »»

Browns, RG3 getting a fresh start together

July 24, 2016 BEREA — Following his unceremonious exit from Washington, Robert Griffin III left behind a note in his locker that encouraged forgiveness and a positive attitude. more »»

These kind of rivalry games always pack a punch

July 24, 2016 WHEELING — It’s an all-star game, through and through. The Ohio Valley’s best come out to play in this storied contest in front of thousands of fans at Wheeling Island Stadium. more »»

Mountaineers’ defensive front expected to stand Tall

July 24, 2016 MORGANTOWN — West Virginia’s 2016 opponents that are expecting the Mountaineers’ defense to be an easy target this season may be in for a big surprise when the campaign opens with Missouri coming to... more »»


Robert Trice

July 24, 2016 Robert William “Bill” Trice Jr., 75, of Hopedale, died Friday, July 22, 2016, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh. more »»

Patricia Bruno

July 24, 2016 Patricia A. Bruno, 85, of Mingo Junction, Ohio, passed away Tuesday July 19, 2016, in Catherine’s Care Center, Steubenville, Ohio. more »»

Jo Ann Flinn

July 24, 2016 Jo Ann Flinn, 74, of Richmond, died Thursday July 21, 2016, at Trinity West. She was born August 30, 1941, in Steubenville. She is the daughter of the late Rudy and Betty Ravasio Morelli. more »»

Theresa Flynn

July 24, 2016 Theresa “Jean” Flynn, 83, of Lakeville, formerly of Steubenville, passed away July 12, 2016, at Noble Horizons. more »»

Edna Jackson

July 24, 2016 Edna Jane Jackson, 82, of Weirton, WV, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016, in the Weirton Geriatric Center. more »»


Women’s golf news

July 24, 2016 BLACKMOOR Blackmoor Golf Course women golfers played a blind partner draw Monday evening where Linda Caputo and Signa Findlay were the winners. Second-place finishers were Lori DeFallo and Tammy Co. more »»

Community Calendar

July 24, 2016 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

July 23, 2016 Valley Hospice planning two memorial butterfly releases Valley Hospice will host two uplifting evenings dedicated to remembering and celebrating the lives of loved ones. more »»

Vacation Bible Schools

July 23, 2016 Irondale United Methodist Irondale United Methodist Church “Cave Quest” Vacation Bible School will be held Monday through Friday beginning at 5:30 p.m. more »»

Church sermon topics

July 23, 2016 -- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Do You Have Wi-Fi?” ¯ Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Does That Sound Familiar?” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist... more »»

Letters to the Editor

Relay for Life thanks supporters

July 24, 2016 To the editor: With our 2016 Relay for Life behind us, I would like to say thank you to all of the volunteers who participated in Relay for Life and our sponsors. more »»

Veterans honored during picnic

July 24, 2016 To the editor: An extraordinary event occurred on July 16 at Friendship Park. It was a day the Korean War veterans were honored along with veterans of all eras. more »»

Stand up for the preborn

July 24, 2016 To the editor: In the novel two-year-long campaign for the White House, the best the voting population can give us is two deeply flawed individuals. However, all flaws are relativ. more »»

Gentile stands for everyone

July 24, 2016 To the editor: State Sen. Lou Gentile, D-Steubenville, understands what it means to be a public servant. Gentile is someone who truly listens and cares about the people he represents. more »»

A positive aspect about our area

July 24, 2016 To the editor: While I could find some positive aspect of Jefferson County to write about every day of the year, my public appreciation of the staff of Trinity Health System is long overdue. more »»


EGCC welcomes new board members

July 24, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Two Youngstown State University alumni are the newest members of Eastern Gateway Community College’s Board of Trustees. David H. Coy and Carter P. more »»

Rusty Bull Taco Co. open in Toronto

July 24, 2016 TORONTO — The Rusty Bull Taco Co., 803 Franklin St. more »»

Quick takes

July 24, 2016 RECOGNIZED: Eagle Manufacturing of Wellsburg has been named one of the nation’s top 50 brands in the area of hardware and building supplies by HBSDealer, a trade publicatio. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

July 17, 2016 The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Edward and Mary Pleise to Lawrence Wilson Jr., 6.299 acres, Island Creek Township. Edna Pleise (deceased) to Edward Pleise, 6. more »»

New owner for Wellsburg Flower Shop

July 10, 2016 By WARREN SCOTT Staff writer WELLSBURG — The new owner of the Wellsburg Flower and Gift Shop enjoys interacting with people, and it’s one of the things he enjoys most about the business. more »»

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What the world needs now is Dr. King and RFK

July 11, 2016 Sometimes, right in the middle of Mass, God puts thoughts in my head that I have to get to write down as soon as I get home or I'll burst. The thought was one number. 1968. April 4, 1968, The Rev. more »

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