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July 25, 2014 Event at First Presbyterian ¯ Sunday – Worship begins at 11 a.m. ¯ Church office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. more »»

 
 
 

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July 25, 2014 Event at First Presbyterian ¯ Sunday – Worship begins at 11 a.m. ¯ Church office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. more »»

Head Start under new management

July 24, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Community Action Council lost its federal funding to operate Head Start services in Jefferson County, but the program will continue under the administration of th... more »»

CAC to meet again to finish agenda

July 24, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A sometimes contentious meeting of the Jefferson County Community Action Council Board of Trustees ended Wednesday afternoon when the board failed to maintain a quorum after a... more »»

Compromise sought for smoking ban in Hancock

July 24, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Health Board faced a barrage of comments Wednesday at a public hearing regarding the Hancock County Clean Air Regulation, which would effectively ban smoking in... more »»

Buckeye Local workers to strike

July 24, 2014 RAYLAND — Members of the Union Ohio Association of Public School Employees working at Buckeye Local School District have voted to go on strike, following the rejection of a contract on offer from th... more »»

Local Sports

Huskies seeing stars

July 25, 2014 BETHANY — Nate Olmstead and Nico Williams each have their name on the Ohio roster for Sunday’s 69th-annual Rudy Mumley All-Star Game, but there’s another way to tell that the Harrison Central tandem... more »»

Sir, yes, sir: Williams bound for Army after football

July 25, 2014 BETHANY — Harrison Central graduate Nico Williams has no trouble admitting what his biggest issue was during his four years of high school. more »»

Creek’s Roar excited for chance in OVAC

July 25, 2014 BETHANY — Indian Creek graduate Blake Roar is no stranger to the Rudy Mumley OVAC All-Star Football Game. “I’ve been to every game every year,” Roar said. “It’s a family tradition. more »»

Brooke trio comes full circle

July 25, 2014 BETHANY — Surrounded by children on a daily basis in the fall, it doesn’t take Shawn Ashbrook long to recollect his early days on the football field. more »»

Weirton Post 10 fails to keep pace with Wheeling

July 25, 2014 WEIRTON — Wheeling American Legion Post 1 played themselves into the driver’s seat of the Area 1 tournament with a 13-7 victory over Weirton American Legion Post 10 at Ed Bowman field on Thursday. more »»

Obituaries

Angelena Toner

July 24, 2014 Angelena Marie Toner 20, of Follansbee, WV, passed away July 22, 2014, at home. She was born February 10, 1994, in Wheeling, WV, to Kenneth Russell and Mary Shaffer Louise Toner. more »»

M. Eileen Marshall

July 24, 2014 M. Eileen Marshall M. Eileen Marshall, 86, who resided with her daughter, Jan in Pataskala, OH, formerly of Amsterdam, OH, passed away July 23, 2014, at Pataskala Oaks Care Center, Pataskala, O. more »»

Charles Brandt

July 24, 2014 Brandt, Charles E. “Chuck” 77, of Wintersville, died July 24, 2014, of Wintersville. Arrangements are pending at Dunlope Shorac Funeral Home, Wintersville. more »»

Brady Speece

July 24, 2014 Brady Laymon Speece, 80 of Follansbee, WV, passed away July 22, 2014, at Brightwood Center, Follansbee, WV. He was born January 17, 1934, to the late Layman and Dolly Brewer Speece. more »»

Connie Francis

July 24, 2014 Connie Marie Francis, 91, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Life Line Hospital in Wintersville, OH. more »»

Community

Opera guild offering a lot of good jazz

July 25, 2014 First off, an explanation about the photo to the right. more »»

Community happenings

July 25, 2014 Marian Sutherland turns 100 Marian Sutherland, a resident of Gables Care Center in Hopedale, turned 100 on July 1. more »»

New scholarship

July 25, 2014 more »»

Una Serata Italiana set for Aug. 1

July 24, 2014 You don’t need an airline ticket to get away and experience a touch of Italy. In fact, you need travel no farther than to St. Florian Hall in Wintersville on Aug. more »»

Community happenings

July 24, 2014 Buckeye North All Class Reunion set for Aug. 2 in Brilliant Buckeye North High School’s All Class Reunion for the classes of 1973-90 will be held from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Aug. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Questions about appointment

July 20, 2014 To the editor: At the July 8 City Council meeting, 1st Ward Councilman Gerald DiLoreto found it necessary to resort to a written statement in order to launch his latest attack upon those who invest... more »»

Vietnam veterans thank community

July 20, 2014 To the editor: Our organization, the Vietnam Veterans Support Group Chapter 1, conducted a successful fundraising and community service project at the Wal-Mart store at the Fort Steuben Mall on June... more »»

Animal Welfare event a success

July 20, 2014 To the editor: The Jefferson County Animal Welfare League’s 40th anniversary “Around the World” dinner July 13 at St. more »»

Mandel’s behavior is offensive

July 20, 2014 To the editor: Josh Mandel’s behavior is atrocious and offensive to the public and abusive to us taxpayer. more »»

Question about statue placement

July 20, 2014 To the editor: This is concerning the placement of the Steelworker statue. more »»

Business

Should online accounts die with you?

July 20, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Should your emails, web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to a family member much as you would a house or a box of letters? ... more »»

U.S. millennials buy homes later

July 20, 2014 WASHINGTON — Don’t blame the millennial generation for lackluster home sales. more »»

Quick Takes

July 20, 2014 FUNDS RAISED: Neighborhood Hospitality In. more »»

Beth McVay’s design business celebrates 25th year

July 13, 2014 STEUBENVILLE – Beth McVay opened her interior design business on Jan. 1, 1984, and in the 30 years since she has worked on thousands of projects in the Tri-State Area and beyond. more »»

Subscribers could win iPad Mini

July 13, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Subscribers to the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times will have a chance to win an iPad Mini during a July promotional drive. more »»

Ohio News

Ohio again testing for West Nile virus

July 25, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio is again testing mosquitoes for West Nile virus after the program became a victim of federal budget cuts last year. more »»

Ohio woman won't be jailed for abandoning 2 kids

July 25, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has found a 31-year-old mother not guilty by reason of insanity on charges that she abandoned her two young children at a Cleveland homeless shelter in May. more »»

Ohio man convicted of killing mom, keeping body

July 25, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man faces a life prison sentence after being convicted of fatally stabbing his mother then living in the house with the decomposing corpse for about six months. more »»

US Marshals capture Ohio murder suspect

July 25, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Federal authorities say they have captured a northeast Ohio man accused of gunning down another man in the driveway of his home last week. more »»

Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution

July 25, 2014 FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. District Judge Neil V. more »»

National Sports

Stage 19 for sprinters has begun on Tour de France

July 25, 2014 MAUBOURGUET, France (AP) — Tour de France riders are heading northward on a mostly flat Stage 19 that's likely to end in a bunch sprint. more »»

Your Top Plays for Today

July 25, 2014 Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports... more »»

Lynch expected to hold out from Seahawks camp

July 25, 2014 RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Marshawn Lynch isn't expected to be present for the first day of the Seattle Seahawks' training camp, close friend and former teammate Michael Robinson said Thursday. more »»

Cavs sign Wiggins, who can't be traded for 30 days

July 25, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one. more »»

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