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August 22, 2014 First Presbyterian Church activities — Sunday — The worship service begins at 11 a.m. — Aug. 30 – The men’s group-sponsored pancake breakfast will be 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and is open to the public. more »»

 
 
 

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August 22, 2014 First Presbyterian Church activities — Sunday — The worship service begins at 11 a.m. — Aug. 30 – The men’s group-sponsored pancake breakfast will be 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and is open to the public. more »»

Harding unveils addition, renovation

August 21, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Harding Middle School Principal Joe Yanok and Assistant Principal Brian Mills were cleaning their school until the Tuesday evening hours as they prepared for the first day of school... more »»

Southern end of county cleaning up

August 21, 2014 Flood waters have receded in the southern part of Jefferson County, but dozens of homeowners have been left with basements that need cleaned out. more »»

Tweed Avenue destroyed by rains

August 21, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A culvert below Tweed Avenue that was filled with a dozen tires, carpet padding, tree stumps and corrugated metal blocked more than 3 inches of rain Wednesday morning and left the... more »»

Derailment near marina causes fire

August 21, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A Norfolk & Southern train derailed near the Steubenville Marina on Wednesday evening, resulting in a locomotive catching fire and diesel fuel spilling onto the ground. more »»

Local Sports

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is freezin’ for a reason

August 22, 2014 This summer, Jeff Swick has seen hundreds of videos on various social media sites of friends, athletes and celebrities taking the Ice Bucket Challenge. more »»

Steelers tripped up by Eagles

August 22, 2014 PHILADELPHIA — Back at home, Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles got back on track. more »»

Buckeyes’ D-Line coming together

August 22, 2014 COLUMBUS — They were the first to announce that the 2006 national championship game was going to be a nightmare, not a night to remember for Ohio State. more »»

Toronto volleyball starts season at 1-1

August 22, 2014 BELLAIRE — Toronto volleyball lost in three sets to Bellaire on Thursday. The Big Reds won, 25-23, 25-15 and 25-20. more »»

Briefs

August 22, 2014 Madonna wins tri-match WEIRTON — Howie Peterson shot a 38 to lead the Madonna golf team to a tri-match victory over St. Marys and Toronto at Williams Country Club. more »»

Obituaries

George Kramarich

August 21, 2014 KRAMARICH, George T., 94, of Mingo Junction, Ohio died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Trinity Hospital West Steubenville. He was born Oct. more »»

Kenneth Berdine

August 21, 2014 BERDINE, Kenneth L., 89 of Paris, PA, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH, surrounded by his loving family. more »»

Alice Atkinson

August 21, 2014 ATKINSON, Alice May (Gorby), 90, of Wellsburg, WV died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Ann’s Country Retreat. Arrangements are pending at Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main S. more »»

Bolek Rusiecki

August 21, 2014 RUSIECKI, Bolek Jr., 92, of Dillonvale, OH died Monday, Aug. 8, 2014. Private services were held at Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville. more »»

Brian Sullivan

August 21, 2014 SULLIVAN, Brian L. “Sully,” 47, of Wintersville died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, as a result of an automobile accident. He was born in Steubenville on Aug. 9, 1967, the son of the late Chester L. more »»

Community

A ‘Girls’ Night Out’ at the barn

August 22, 2014 “A wonderful evening” were three words Kathy Musso, executive director of the American Red Cross Jefferson County Chapter, used to assess the “Girls’ Night Out” held Aug. more »»

YAC awards grant, recruits members

August 21, 2014 The Jefferson County Youth Advisory Committee awarded a $1,000 grant Monday to the Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center in Steubenville, which will use the grant to fund a local program that... more »»

Community happenings

August 21, 2014 Pancake breakfast/brunch Saturday at East Springfield center The East Springfield Recreation and Service Center will host a pancake breakfast/brunch from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturda. more »»

Nothing ‘corny’ about this veggie about

August 20, 2014 Corn on the cob is an intriguing vegetable and one children like to navigate through. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Ferguson stands for our area

August 17, 2014 To the editor: As a resident of the Ohio’s 96th District, are you satisfied with your representation in the Ohio House of Representatives? If not, then you have the opportunity to make a change in... more »»

25-Year Club picnic a success

August 10, 2014 To the editor: This is a special thank you to all the sponsors of the Weirton Steel 25-Year Club Picnic, which was held July 12 at the Serbian Picnic Grounds. more »»

Thanks for help with Relay for Life

August 10, 2014 To the editor: Relay For Life is a community-based fundraising event of the American Cancer Society. more »»

Johnson earns trust of voters

August 10, 2014 To the editor: Each time I listen to the news, I get more frustrated. Believe me, there’s a lot wrong with Washington these days, with Democrats, Republicans and every one in betwee. more »»

Post 86 scramble a success

August 10, 2014 To the editor: I would like to thank everyone involved in making our annual golf scramble a success. This year’s event was held July 23 at the Turkana Golf Course. more »»

Business

Driftwood Smokehouse and Marina enjoys Toronto’s view

August 17, 2014 TORONTO — Jonathan and Jacy Blackwell said their lifelong dream was to open a restaurant on a river, and now that dream has come true. more »»

Dixon receives state honor

August 17, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — Dixon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is being congratulated by the House of Representatives of the 130th General Assembly of Ohio for 30 years of dedicated service. more »»

FUS students will receive newspapers’ Community Guide

August 17, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — When students and their parents begin arriving on the campus of the Franciscan University of Steubenville this week for the start of the fall semester, they will have access to a new... more »»

QUICK TAKES

August 17, 2014 SELECTED: Weirton lawyer Joseph G. more »»

Mountaineer names assistant GM

August 17, 2014 CHESTER — Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort officials have announced that casino executive Jody Madigan has been appointed assistant general manager of the regional gaming facility. more »»

Ohio News

Mastermind of Ohio tax fraud scheme sentenced

August 22, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The mastermind of a $3. more »»

Man wanted for Ohio murder nabbed in Detroit

August 22, 2014 PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they captured an Ohio murder suspect when officers raided the man's birthday party in Detroit this week. more »»

Guidelines spell end of Ohio schools' pink cookie

August 22, 2014 ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — New federal nutritional guidelines for school cafeterias has meant the end of a favorite — and locally famous — treat in one northeast Ohio school district. more »»

Favorite Ohio school cafeteria cookie removed

August 22, 2014 ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — New federal nutritional guidelines for school cafeterias has meant the end of a favorite — and locally famous — treat in one northeast Ohio school district. more »»

Man dies in northeast Ohio industrial accident

August 22, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — A fire department official says a 45-year-old man was killed after he was pulled into a machine while working at a northeast Ohio industrial company. more »»

National Sports

Good start for Van Pelt in playoff opener

August 22, 2014 PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Bo Van Pelt began the FedEx Cup playoffs by going fishing for stripers, which is not unusual for a guy living in Oklahoma. more »»

Your Top Plays for Today

August 22, 2014 Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports... more »»

Source: Wolves get Young as part of Love trade

August 22, 2014 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have secured the final piece they were looking for in a blockbuster Kevin Love trade. more »»

Dodgers beat Padres 2-1 behind Kershaw's 10 Ks

August 22, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first-place Dodgers have staged plenty of comebacks this season. more »»

AP Source: Phoenix has top coach, defensive player

August 22, 2014 Phoenix's Sandy Brondello is the WNBA's coach of the year and Mercury center Brittney Griner is the defensive player of the year, said a person close to the situation. more »»

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