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Hope 68 launches

February 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Some call it 68 hours of hunger — the time between school lunch on Friday to a school breakfast on Monday. more »»


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Hope 68 launches

February 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Some call it 68 hours of hunger — the time between school lunch on Friday to a school breakfast on Monday. more »»

Strickland talks issues on first day

February 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland said he is ready for a vigorous campaign for the United States Senate seat currently held by Republican Rob Portman. more »»

CAC considers DeLuca reappointment

February 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Executive committee members of the Jefferson County Community Action Council plan to ask County Commissioner David Maple to appoint Rich DeLuca to the agency’s board of trustees. more »»

Meeting friends downtown

February 26, 2015 Organizers of the first What’s Up Downtown event Wednesday evening at the BookMarx store on North Fourth Street said they were pleased with the number of visitors to the bookstore. more »»

Ohio severance tax debate has three sides

February 26, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — As Ohio’s oil and natural gas drillers slam Gov. more »»

Local Sports

Brooke bows out to South

February 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — If the two regular season meetings between Parkersburg South and Brooke were any indication, the Patriots were in for a leisurely night at the office in their home sectional game versu... more »»

Creek falls in opener

February 26, 2015 ZANESVILLE — It’s an uncharacteristic ending for the Indian Creek boys basketball team. more »»

Magnolia races by Madonna

February 26, 2015 WEIRTON — Magnolia’s Spencer Campbell made sure his final regular season high school basketball game was one to remember. more »»

Eagles nip Dons at buzzer

February 26, 2015 WELLSBURG — The 3-point shot is a lethal weapon on the basketball court, and it proved to be just that to the Madonna girls’ basketball team. more »»

No. 1 Knights top Cameron

February 26, 2015 WELLSBURG The Wheeling Central girls’ basketball team got off to the type of start it wanted, while it was the type of start Cameron had hoped to avoi. more »»


Mary Girman

February 26, 2015 GIRMAN, Mary “Margaret,” 89, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015, at the Gables Care Center in Hopedale, OH. She was born Jan. more »»

Ralph Barone

February 26, 2015 BARONE, Ralph G., 82, of Weirton, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at the Allegheny General Hospital, in Pittsburgh, PA. more »»

Myrtle Flowers

February 26, 2015 FLOWERS, Myrtle L., 92, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. She was born June 6, 1922, in Boston, . more »»

Mary Carinci

February 26, 2015 CARINCI, Mary Catherine, 84, of Steubenville, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at Trinity West. She was born on Nov. 5, 1930, in Wheeling, WV to Angelo and Catherine Larese. more »»

Eunice Christian

February 26, 2015 CHRISTIAN, Eunice E., 85, of Smithfield, OH, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in East Ohio Regional Hospital in Martins Ferry, OH. more »»


Family-friendly event benefits center

February 26, 2015 An evening that provides family-friendly comedy and dinner is in store for patrons planning to attend a fundraiser for the Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center. more »»

Elks hold wine-tasting event with samples by Tri-State Winemakers

February 26, 2015 WEIRTON — The Weirton Elks Lodge 1801 held its third-annual wine-tasting event with more than 100 members and guests sampling wines provided by the Tri-State Winemakers. The event was held Feb. more »»

Community happenings

February 26, 2015 Knights of Columbus to host chicken dinner on Sunday The Knights of Columbus Council No. 472 is having a chicken dinner on Sunday at the council hall. more »»

Enlightenment on old-time cooking

February 25, 2015 I have in my possession a Rumford Complete Cookbook, copyright 1908, that guarantees all recipes in the book to have been carefully tested and if measurements and general instructions are followed,... more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

February 25, 2015 Library announces stops for the mobile training center during March Patrons can digitally connect to the library courtesy of a vehicle that’s making its rounds to all branches of the Public Library... more »»

Letters to the Editor

The lessons we can learn

February 22, 2015 To the editor: The most important thing about learning a lesson is not the realization of being wrong, but to learn the correct lesson. more »»

Church welcomes LGBT couples

February 22, 2015 To the editor: The book of Ecclesiastes tells us that, “there is nothing new under the sun” (1:9), but it often doesn’t feel like tha. more »»

City street crews doing great work

February 22, 2015 To the editor: I want to thank the street department employees who drove the trucks and did such a great job on the streets during the nasty weather we’ve been havin. more »»

Some thoughts about our world

February 22, 2015 To the editor: Just some thoughts on what’s going on in the world today that started in the beginning: • Sniper: Clint Eastwood directed a movie, and Sean Hannity of Fox News glorified it. more »»

New Alexandria parade a success

February 22, 2015 To the editor: The village of New Alexandria mayor and council and police department would like to express their appreciation to the more than 30 units that participated in the New Alexandria... more »»


Quick Takes

February 22, 2015 DONATES: 84 Lumber Co. has donated $3,000 to the CARE for a Cure through its Empire store. more »»

Ohio firm bronzes memories with modern media twist

February 22, 2015 COLUMBUS — During the Depression, former kindergarten teacher Violet Shinbach canvassed Ohio neighborhoods looking for yards with wading pools, tricycles and toys strewn about. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

February 22, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Nancy Matthews (deceased) to Theodore and Merri Matthews Jr., lot 11, Green’s Second (survivorship). more »»

Kroger customers set record in Round Up to End Hunger

February 15, 2015 Donating cents is making sense in Kroger Co.’s partnership with local customers to help feed the needy through its Round Up to End Hunger campaign. more »»

Quick Takes

February 15, 2015 RECEIVES AWARD: The Phil-Mor Tuxedo Shop has received Jim’s Formal Wear’s Elite Status Award for the eighth-consecutive year. more »»

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