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School became church in Plum Run in 1900

April 21, 2015 PLUM RUN — A history written by a member of the William C. more »»


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School became church in Plum Run in 1900

April 21, 2015 PLUM RUN — A history written by a member of the William C. more »»

Fate spared life of PFC Alfred J. Beuth

April 21, 2015 On April 6, 1945, a citation by command of Maj. Gen. Reinhardt was issued to PFC Alfred J. more »»

1931 cookbook reveals secrets to man’s heart

April 21, 2015 WEIRTON — It’s spring, and the old saying goes that this is when a young man’s fancy turns to thoughts of lov. more »»

Hometown Celebration plans finalized

April 20, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Although it is only spring, plans for this summer’s Steubenville Hometown Celebration are well under way. more »»

Project offering ‘Hope’

April 20, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Judy Manfred isn’t at all surprised by the area’s response to Hope 68, a grassroots initiative that’s been providing bags of snack food to 380 pupils at East Elementary School each... more »»

Local Sports

Mother Nature wins

April 21, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Sam Tate brought the thunder. Mother Nature brought the storm. more »»

Toronto downs Cadets

April 21, 2015 WHEELING — The Toronto softball team continued its solid play with a 15-3, three-inning victory at Linsly Monday. The Red Knights plated 10 in the top of the third. more »»

Bishops defeat Riders

April 21, 2015 MOUNSDVILLE — A costly error by the Weir baseball team turned the tide of Monday evening’s game, turning a 4-1 lead over Bishop Donahue to 4-3 and giving the Bishops the momentum to a pick up an 8-5... more »»

Rangers quiet Consol

April 21, 2015 PITTSBURGH — There is nothing poetic or necessarily pretty about the way the New York Rangers play, particularly on the road. The Rangers grind. They play defense. They block shots. more »»

Bryant’s 3 RBIs lead Cubs over Pirates

April 21, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Kris Bryant had so much fun rounding the bases that the star rookie felt like he was a kid again. more »»


Eugene Raggi

April 20, 2015 Eugene P. Raggi, 88, of Slovan, PA. died Friday, April 17, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 4, 1926, the son of the late Patsy and Ida Delfrate Raggi. more »»

Paul Hanchin

April 20, 2015 Paul Michael Hanchin, 87, residing in Twinsburg, OH, passed away early Friday afternoon, April 17, 2015, at Legacy Place Twinsbur. more »»

Martin Bell

April 20, 2015 Martin Richard Bell, 75m, of Empire, OH, passed away Friday, April 17, 2015, at the Acuity Specialty Hospital of the Ohio Valley, Weirton, WV. more »»

Shirley Boyd

April 20, 2015 Shirley L. Boyd, 62, of Richmond, passed away Sunday morning, April 19, 2015, at her home. A daughter of the late John and Jane Kriner Campbell, she was born February 22, 1953, in Steubenville, OH. more »»

Veronica Roberston

April 20, 2015 Veronica C. Robertson, 98, of Steubenville, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Trinity West. more »»


Exercise safety at home and abroad

April 21, 2015 When it comes to protecting yourself from being a victim no matter where you are, it largely boils down to using common sense. more »»

Community happenings

April 21, 2015 Knights of Columbus planning anniversary dinner May 3 Immaculate Heart of Mary Council No. more »»

Master Gardeners having plant sale

April 20, 2015 The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Jefferson/Harrison County will hold their first plant sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.. more »»

Edwin M. Stanton Questers tour newspaper

April 20, 2015 The Edwin M. Stanton No. 1412 Questers will meet at noon on Thursday at Scaffidi’s Restaurant and Tavern in Steubenville with the program featuring a show and tell of items taken “Off the Wall. more »»

Event to help gas explosion victims

April 20, 2015 COLLIERS — Several Colliers churches will team this weekend to hold a spaghetti dinner to benefit a local man whose home and business were devastated by the same 2013 natural gas explosion that... more »»

Letters to the Editor

Rejecting argument of the progressives

April 19, 2015 To the editor: As a response to the attacks on religious freedom, let us begin this polemic with the proclamation that I am a sinner, as we all are, for “If we say we have no sin, we deceive... more »»

Can of worms best left unopened

April 19, 2015 To the editor: The burning question: Should bakeries be allowed to refuse service to gay couples requesting a wedding cake? As I’ve stated, gay marriage really isn’t an issue to me — I really don’t... more »»

Self-discipline is missing

April 19, 2015 To the editor: As I perused the paper this past week, one article stood out — that was the open container law that’s being debated in our state Senate (”Proposed law would allow open containers in... more »»

Senior levy money questioned

April 19, 2015 To the editor: This is in response to a letter that Carla Blaine wrote to the Herald-Star (“Questions about senior funding,” March 15. more »»

Women came to the rescue

April 19, 2015 To the editor: I am writing to thank the ladies from the Jefferson County Christian School. Last week I was waiting in a line of cars to pick up my grandchildre. more »»


Kountry Kidz open for child care

April 19, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Summer is right around the corner, and the new Kountry Kidz Daycare is opening just in time to offer busy parents a reliable child care alternative. more »»

Quick Takes

April 19, 2015 GRAND OPENING: Dunkin’ Donuts will open its first new restaurant in the Weirton area at 250 Three Springs Road on Monday. more »»

Williams building $2.1B pipeline

April 19, 2015 WHEELING — Williams Energy plans to service 7 million homes from New York City to Georgia with about 1.7 billion cubic feet of Marcellus shale natural gas daily via its $2. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

April 19, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Doris Conlon (deceased) to Jennifer Matyas and Faith Hebb, metes, Knox Townshi. more »»

Yorkville mill becomes water reprocesser

April 19, 2015 YORKVILLE — A joint venture between Esmark Inc. more »»

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