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Head Start under new management

July 24, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Community Action Council lost its federal funding to operate Head Start services in Jefferson County, but the program will continue under the administration of th... more »»

 
 
 

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Head Start under new management

July 24, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Community Action Council lost its federal funding to operate Head Start services in Jefferson County, but the program will continue under the administration of th... more »»

CAC to meet again to finish agenda

July 24, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A sometimes contentious meeting of the Jefferson County Community Action Council Board of Trustees ended Wednesday afternoon when the board failed to maintain a quorum after a... more »»

Compromise sought for smoking ban in Hancock

July 24, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Health Board faced a barrage of comments Wednesday at a public hearing regarding the Hancock County Clean Air Regulation, which would effectively ban smoking in... more »»

Buckeye Local workers to strike

July 24, 2014 RAYLAND — Members of the Union Ohio Association of Public School Employees working at Buckeye Local School District have voted to go on strike, following the rejection of a contract on offer from th... more »»

More revenue sought for oil, gas producing counties

July 24, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — A bill now before the Ohio Senate directs 17.5 cents from every dollar generated by a proposed oil and gas severance tax back to the county where the fuel was produced, and Ohio Sen. more »»

Local Sports

Burnham and Glenn representing Oak Glen and Toronto, respectively

July 24, 2014 BETHANY — Playing in their final high school football game, Chez Glenn of Toronto and Chris Burnham of Oak Glen have one last goal in mind. more »»

WALK-OFF WINNER

July 24, 2014 WEIRTON — Weirton American Legion Post 10 and Moundsville American Legion Post 3 locked up in an old- fashioned pitchers’ dual Wednesday with Post 10 coming from behind for a 2-1 walk-off victory in... more »»

WVU set to face nation’s best

July 24, 2014 MORGANTOWN — You’d be hard pressed to find someone who wouldn’t agree West Virginia has improved overall. more »»

Early offense leads Bucs over Dodgers

July 24, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Clint Hurdle isn’t sure the Pittsburgh Pirates need an ace to make it to the postseason for the second straight year. more »»

Camaraderie

July 23, 2014 By MIKE MATHISON Sports editor BETHANY — Jose Davis and B.J. Depew get it. They lived it. And, they are witnessing their players getting it also. more »»

Obituaries

Angelena Toner

July 24, 2014 Angelena Marie Toner 20, of Follansbee, WV, passed away July 22, 2014, at home. She was born February 10, 1994, in Wheeling, WV, to Kenneth Russell and Mary Shaffer Louise Toner. more »»

M. Eileen Marshall

July 24, 2014 M. Eileen Marshall M. Eileen Marshall, 86, who resided with her daughter, Jan in Pataskala, OH, formerly of Amsterdam, OH, passed away July 23, 2014, at Pataskala Oaks Care Center, Pataskala, O. more »»

Charles Brandt

July 24, 2014 Brandt, Charles E. “Chuck” 77, of Wintersville, died July 24, 2014, of Wintersville. Arrangements are pending at Dunlope Shorac Funeral Home, Wintersville. more »»

Brady Speece

July 24, 2014 Brady Laymon Speece, 80 of Follansbee, WV, passed away July 22, 2014, at Brightwood Center, Follansbee, WV. He was born January 17, 1934, to the late Layman and Dolly Brewer Speece. more »»

Connie Francis

July 24, 2014 Connie Marie Francis, 91, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Life Line Hospital in Wintersville, OH. more »»

Community

Una Serata Italiana set for Aug. 1

July 24, 2014 You don’t need an airline ticket to get away and experience a touch of Italy. In fact, you need travel no farther than to St. Florian Hall in Wintersville on Aug. more »»

Community happenings

July 24, 2014 Buckeye North All Class Reunion set for Aug. 2 in Brilliant Buckeye North High School’s All Class Reunion for the classes of 1973-90 will be held from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Aug. more »»

Liking lemons for many reasons

July 23, 2014 Lemons are available year-round, and if you have a chance to buy in quantity for a lower price, they will keep in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. more »»

Community happenings

July 23, 2014 The Tri-State Marine Corps Club met July 14 at the Serbian Cultural Center in Weirton with Commandant Edgile Covey presiding and leading in opening exercise. more »»

Letters to the Editor

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 »»

Vietnam veterans thank community

July 20, 2014 To the editor: Our organization, the Vietnam Veterans Support Group Chapter 1, conducted a successful fundraising and community service project at the Wal-Mart store at the Fort Steuben Mall on June... more »»

Animal Welfare event a success

July 20, 2014 To the editor: The Jefferson County Animal Welfare League’s 40th anniversary “Around the World” dinner July 13 at St. more »»

Mandel’s behavior is offensive

July 20, 2014 To the editor: Josh Mandel’s behavior is atrocious and offensive to the public and abusive to us taxpayer. more »»

Question about statue placement

July 20, 2014 To the editor: This is concerning the placement of the Steelworker statue. more »»

Business

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 »»

U.S. millennials buy homes later

July 20, 2014 WASHINGTON — Don’t blame the millennial generation for lackluster home sales. more »»

Quick Takes

July 20, 2014 FUNDS RAISED: Neighborhood Hospitality In. more »»

Beth McVay’s design business celebrates 25th year

July 13, 2014 STEUBENVILLE – Beth McVay opened her interior design business on Jan. 1, 1984, and in the 30 years since she has worked on thousands of projects in the Tri-State Area and beyond. more »»

Subscribers could win iPad Mini

July 13, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Subscribers to the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times will have a chance to win an iPad Mini during a July promotional drive. more »»

Ohio News

Judge OKs settlement ends Ohio workers comp case

July 24, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has approved a lawsuit settlement that will see the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation paying out $420 million to state employers that were overcharged for insurance... more »»

Insurers owe more than $1.2M in refunds in Ohio

July 24, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials say around 35,000 Ohioans will benefit from more than $1. more »»

Biden, in Ohio, urges infrastructure, job training

July 24, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says investment in infrastructure and job training is needed to increase economic opportunities in the nation's cities. more »»

Biden urges infrastructure, job training in Ohio

July 24, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says investment in infrastructure and job training is needed to increase economic opportunities in the nation's cities. more »»

National Sports

Suspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaint

July 24, 2014 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have no plans to part ways with troubled receiver Justin Blackmon. more »»

Nibali wins Stage 18, closes in on Tour victory

July 24, 2014 ARGELES-GAZOST, France (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali crushed everyone on the last mountain leg of the Tour de France on Thursday, all but ensuring he will be crowned champion when the race ends in Paris in... more »»

AP source: Gordon to meet with league Aug. 1

July 24, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — A person with knowledge of the meeting tells The Associated Press that Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will have a hearing with NFL officials in New York on Aug. more »»

Frank Lampard joins New York City FC of MLS

July 24, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Lampard is joining New York City FC. more »»

Austrians investigate disturbance at Israeli game

July 24, 2014 VIENNA (AP) — Federal and local law enforcement agencies in Austria are investigating an incident in which pro-Palestinian protesters stormed the pitch during a football match between an Israeli clu... more »»

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