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County holds off on office move

August 29, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners discussed the moving of some county offices on Thursday but held off on a final decision until the departments are contacted for details. more »»

 
 
 

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County holds off on office move

August 29, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners discussed the moving of some county offices on Thursday but held off on a final decision until the departments are contacted for details. more »»

Man has sentence reduced

August 29, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A man convicted in the February armed robbery of the Burger King in Wintersville had 12 years knocked off his prison sentence because potential evidence in the case was not turned ove... more »»

Hancock gets $10,000 grant for Starvaggi pool upgrades

August 29, 2014 WEIRTON — The Hancock County Commission secured a $10,000 grant for upgrades at Starvaggi Pool in Weirton including ongoing renovations to the locker rooms and office area. more »»

Football’s Back

August 29, 2014 The stands at Harding Stadium were filled with red and black Thursday as Steubenville Big Red opened its high school football season with a 49-12 win over Cleveland JFK. more »»

Jazz in the Garden

August 29, 2014 The Jefferson Society — leadership givers of the United Way of Jefferson County — hosted its annual Jazz in the Garden Thursday evening at the home of Derek and Lisa Ferguson of Wintersville to... more »»

Local Sports

Have mercy:

August 29, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — There still are plenty of questions surrounding the 2014 Big Red football team, but in Thursday’s opener, Reno Saccoccia’s gridders had a bundle of right answers. more »»

Harrison Central comes back to nip Trail

August 29, 2014 OLD WASHINGTON — In now his 10th season at the helm at Harrison Central, Justin Kropka knows very well what it takes to be a successful football team. more »»

Brooke blanks Preston

August 29, 2014 WELLSBURG — Cheyenne Hudson scored a pair of goals to lead the Brooke girls soccer team over Preston County, 4-0, on Thursda. more »»

Briefs

August 29, 2014 Big Red boosters to meet STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red Boosters will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Harding Stadium Fieldhouse. All are welcome. Memberships are available. more »»

High School lineup

August 29, 2014 Today Football Beallsville at Madonna, 7 p.m. Martins Ferry at Buckeye Local, 7 p.m. Toronto at Wellsville, 7 p.m. Indian Creek at Brooke, 7:30 p.m. Saturday Football Oak Glen vs. more »»

Obituaries

Donna Granatir

August 29, 2014 GRANATIR, Donna, 72, of Wintersville, OH, passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. She was born in Steubenville on Nov. more »»

Thomas Cunningham

August 29, 2014 CUNNINGHAM, Thomas J., 61, of Calcutta, passed away at his home on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, following a courageous battle with cancer. more »»

Audrey Davenport

August 29, 2014 “Together Again” DAVENPORT, Audrey Leona, 86, of Dennison, OH, passed Aug. 27, 2014, at her home surrounded by loved one. more »»

Ashlee Miller

August 29, 2014 MILLER, Ashlee Rae (Moffat), 34, of Wintersville, OH, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Allegheny General. more »»

Dennis Riley

August 29, 2014 RILEY, Dennis L. “Skip,” 67, of Dillonvale, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital Pittsburgh. Arrangements are pending at Wilson Funeral Home 154 Second St. Dillonvale. more »»

Community

Historical association plans banquet

August 29, 2014 The Jefferson County Historical Association will welcome John Mattox, curator of the Underground Railroad Museum in Flushing, as the guest speaker at its annual meeting and banquet set for Sept. more »»

Weirton native attends Marine Corps convention, meets only living W.Va. Medal of Honor recipient

August 29, 2014 CHARLESTON — Weirton native and retired Marine Master Sgt. James H. Johnson S. more »»

Community happenings

August 29, 2014 AIM Women’s Center schedules sixth-annual walk/run for Sept. 20 The AIM Women’s Center, located at 248 N. Fifth St., Steubenville, will host its sixth-annual Walk/5K Fun Run on Sept. more »»

A little ‘Throwback Thursday’ for you today

August 28, 2014 Are you familiar with Throwback Thursday? It’s the name of a weekly social media posting theme that users participate in on Thursdays, including on Facebook where I tend to enjoy seeing old pictures... more »»

Ruritans remember fellow member with scholarship rename, award

August 28, 2014 A scholarship has been established in memory of the late Frank Marcino, described as a tireless community servant who displayed a heart for area youth by coaching and mentoring young people and... more »»

Letters to the Editor

Many helped bring Steubenville alive

August 24, 2014 To the editor: Book bags are being dusted off, new school supplies are in the stores and the last concert of the 2014 Fort Steuben Summer Concert Series was performed in the Louis Berkman... more »»

Back-to-School Bash helps students

August 24, 2014 To the editor: On Au. more »»

FitzGerald deserves your vote

August 24, 2014 To the editor: I don’t care that he let his license run out, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald focused on the job as Cuyahoga County executive. Republican Gov. more »»

Water problems not easy to take

August 24, 2014 To the editor: Many of the residents in Mingo Junction can understand what the people of Toledo are going through. more »»

Democrats key to future success

August 24, 2014 To the editor: If you don’t like what John Boehner and his Republican-held Congress has been doing, vote in Jennifer Garrison for Congress. more »»

Business

QUICK TAKES

August 24, 2014 CONFERENCE: Jonathan Langham of Wellsburg, a registered piano technician, was among nearly 600 piano service specialists, manufacturers and suppliers from many states, Canada, Germany and the... more »»

New equipment for JVS welders

August 24, 2014 BLOOMINGDALE — A surge in funding and oil and gas opportunities has led to some significant upgrades at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. more »»

Validated winner

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Brightway ribbon

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Real Estate Transfers

August 22, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Larry Murray to Lynda Murray, metes, Knox Township. Sonny and Virginia Noon to Mark Noon, 1.063 acres, Mount Pleasant Township. more »»

Ohio News

AAA forecasts more Labor Day travel by Ohioans

August 29, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Auto club AAA says travel nationally and by Ohioans is expected to increase slightly this year during the five-day Labor Day period as consumer spending continues to rise. more »»

Money manager gets 15 years in Ohio fraud case

August 29, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio money manager accused of bilking 141 investors in a Ponzi scheme fraud has been sentenced to 15 years in prison and ordered to pay $34. more »»

Ohio school chief unhappy with district's progress

August 29, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's top education official tells a newspaper that he's unhappy with the progress of improvements in Youngstown's beleaguered city schools. more »»

Ohio student accused of shooting classmate

August 29, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police say a 14-year-old student shot a 15-year-old classmate in the groin over a dispute at school. more »»

Ohio landlord orders removal of American flag

August 29, 2014 WHITEHALL, Ohio (AP) — A company that manages some central Ohio townhouses has gotten some heat after ordering an 86-year-old tenant to remove an American flag from in front of her unit. more »»

National Sports

Shelley Sterling: Ballmer eager to own Clippers

August 29, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who... more »»

Pro wrestlers take antics to streets in Pyongyang

August 29, 2014 PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Former NFL player Bob "The Beast" Sapp and a group of brawny pro wrestlers led by a Japanese politician took their oddball attempt at sports diplomacy to the streets of... more »»

Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers sale

August 29, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who... more »»

What to watch at US Open: Venus eyes 4th round

August 29, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Venus Williams is trying to get to the fourth round at the U. more »»

Pregame film study shifts to phones, tablets

August 29, 2014 Oklahoma cornerback Zack Sanchez had just found out the Sooners would be facing Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. more »»

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