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October 31, 2014 Knoxville chili cookoff The Knoxville Volunteer Fire Department will host a chili cookoff from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Knoxville Fire Department. more »»


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October 31, 2014 Knoxville chili cookoff The Knoxville Volunteer Fire Department will host a chili cookoff from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Knoxville Fire Department. more »»

Pupils at Karaffa learn fire safety

October 31, 2014 TORONTO — City volunteer and paid firefighters recently visited Karaffa Middle School to enlighten pupils about fire prevention safety. more »»

Nazarene church celebrates anniversary

October 31, 2014 TORONTO — The Toronto Church of the Nazarene has been hosting its Mephibosheth Ministry for 10 years today, and organizers are celebrating with a party today beginning at 6 p.m. more »»

Costantini out as JMHA director

October 30, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — One week after Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority Executive Director Joe Costantini met in executive session with his board of commissioners to review a private consultant’s... more »»

Council hears how rebranding can benefit community

October 30, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A representative of the Peebles Creative Group got several City Council members and downtown business owners thinking about a new future when she explained how her firm can create a... more »»

Local Sports

Oak Glen cross country makes state

October 31, 2014 NEW MANCHESTER — You’ve heard about a rubbing a rabbit’s foot for good luck. more »»

Pens shut out Kings

October 31, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Marc-Andre Fleury’s formula for success is pretty simple. If the Pittsburgh Penguins goalie can see the puck, he figures there is a pretty good chance he is going to stop it. more »»

James has 8 turnovers in Cavs’ opening loss

October 31, 2014 CLEVELAND — LeBron James shot miserably. His passes were errant. He didn’t look good doing much other than tossing powder in the air. His homecoming was horrendous. more »»

Baseball, Black Bears: Oh, my!

October 31, 2014 There’s few things I take incredibly seriously. For the most part, I’m a laid back guy, but when it comes to these certain articles, I’m as critical as a judge on a reality television singing contest. more »»

Brooke volleyball splits

October 31, 2014 MORGANTOWN — The Brooke volleyball team split a pair of matches in Morgantown on Thursday. First, the Bruins defeated Morgantown: 25-19, 11-25, 25-17. Then, they fell to Robert C. Byrd: 20-25, 23-2. more »»


Joan Chevalier

October 30, 2014 CHEVALIER, Joan Elaine, 73, of Toronto, OH, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at her son, Glen’s home. more »»

Margaret Williams

October 30, 2014 WILLIAMS, Margaret, 89, departed this life on Oct. 25, 2014. She was born on Nov. 1, 1924, in Weirton, WV to the union of Wade and Bertha Price. more »»

Carol Grimm

October 30, 2014 GRIMM, Carol , 61, Cabot, AR, born April 20, 1953, passed away Oct. 27, 2014. She is preceded in death by her mother, Ruth Clutter; brothers, Jess and Bobby Clutter. more »»

James McClave

October 30, 2014 McCLAVE, James W. One of the greatest of the Greatest Generation, James W. “Bud” McClave passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at Carriage Inn in Steubenville. Bud was born Sep. more »»

Dale Snodgrass

October 30, 2014 SNODGRASS, Dale, 96 of Hopedale, OH, died Oct. 27, 2014. Friends received at Blackburn Funeral Home, Hopedale, Thursday, 5-8 p.m., with services Friday at 11 a.m. more »»


Grand news: Harvest celebration history; fashion show is Saturday

October 31, 2014 What you’re seeing on most of today’s community page are photos from the Grand Theater Restoration Project’s first-time fundraiser — an old-fashioned traditional harvest celebration that featured... more »»

Community happenings

October 31, 2014 Wellsburg Kiwanians holding rose sale The Wellsburg Kiwanis Club will hold its annual rose sale on Wednesday and Thursday. more »»

‘Mobsters’ author off to Buckeye Book Fair

October 30, 2014 Local author Susan M. Guy and her book, ‘Mobsters, Madams and Murder in Steubenville, Ohio (The Story of Little Chicago),” have been chosen to attend the 27th-annual Buckeye Book Fair in Wooste. more »»

African trip topic for Mingo Woman’s Club

October 30, 2014 Co-Presidents Joanne Gorney and Roetta Lewis presided for the October meeting of the GFWC Woman’s Club of Mingo Junction which was held at the Mingo Senior Citizens Center. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Garrison claims are misleading

October 26, 2014 To the editor: It’s no wonder voters today are frustrated, since politicians constantly talk out both sides of their mouth. more »»

Democrat backs Ferguson

October 26, 2014 To the editor: I am writing this letter in support of Ron Ferguson, who is running for state representative. I am a Democrat who does not cross party lines. The exception is Ron Ferguson. more »»

Ferguson a voice from the valley

October 26, 2014 To the editor: With the upcoming election in just a few weeks, you may be asking yourself who to vote for in the race for state representative. more »»

Annual Laman party scheduled

October 26, 2014 To the editor: Football, colored leaves, witches and ghosts are flying through the night sky, and soon, turkeys will be looking for hiding spots. That only means one thing ... more »»

Johnson right choice for area

October 26, 2014 To the editor: I read the websites of the main candidates running to be our representative in Congress. The Democrat, Jennifer Garrison of Marietta, struck me as odd. more »»


Routine maintenance a big deal on coal scrubbers

October 26, 2014 STRATTON — Our personal vehicles need a little preventive maintenance work every now and then, and, even though it’s at a much greater scale, so does a scrubbe. more »»

Quick Takes

October 26, 2014 RECOGNIZED: Suzanne Kresser, a licensed representative with Tri-State Financial Services, a full-service insurance agency located in Steubenville, has been recognized for her outstanding successful... more »»

Real Estate Transfers

October 26, 2014 ]The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Arden Wimer and John Wimer to Roger Lawrence and Karla Green, 5.0489 acres, Knox Township. more »»

Longtime EGCC employees receive honors

October 26, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Eastern Gateway Community College recently recognized 21 longterm employees who combined have 420 years of service to the institution. more »»

Cancer survivors find strength in friendships

October 26, 2014 WHEELING — Dr. Jondavid Pollock asked the dozens of breast cancer survivors gathered at Wheeling Hospital on Tuesday why celebrating their survival is important for both former and current patients. more »»

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