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Solid waste plan ratified

March 31, 2015 BELLAIRE — The Jefferson-Belmont Regional Solid Waste Authority Board met in a special session Monday at the Bellaire Public Library to ratify the new solid waste plan for the district. more »»

 
 
 

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Solid waste plan ratified

March 31, 2015 BELLAIRE — The Jefferson-Belmont Regional Solid Waste Authority Board met in a special session Monday at the Bellaire Public Library to ratify the new solid waste plan for the district. more »»

U.S. to pledge 28 percent emission reduction

March 31, 2015 WASHINGTON — The United States will pledge Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent as part of a global treaty aimed at preventing the worst effects of climate change, according... more »»

Christ Walk among Holy Week events

March 31, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Three events based in Steubenville on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday will give area residents an opportunity to observe Holy Week in a demonstrative way. more »»

Search on for superintendent

March 31, 2015 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Board of Education has recruited the West Virginia School Board Association to aid it in seeking a new superintendent. more »»

Local Sports

Brooke shuts out Creek

April 1, 2015 MINGO JUNCTION — A superb pitching performance by Mario Lombardi combined with some timely hitting helped Brooke earn a 6-0 baseball victory over Indian Creek Tuesday at John Muth Field. more »»

Big Red cruises to first win

April 1, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Big Red baseball team made quick work of visiting East Liverpool Tuesday at Vaccaro Field. Big Red scored in all four innings in cruising to a 20-1 victory. more »»

Park softball handles Harrison Central

April 1, 2015 WHEELING — The first four Wheeling Park batters reached base with a single and it scored two runs in the opening inning. more »»

Central edges Beaver

April 1, 2015 LISBON — Steubenville Catholic Central’s bats finally came alive in the seventh inning to score three runs and rally to edge Beaver Local 3-2 in baseball action Tuesday. more »»

Weir upends Edison

April 1, 2015 RICHMOND — Weir High sophomore Jake Rosnick laced a liner to right center field for a double that drove in two runs giving the Red Riders a 4-3 win over Edison Tuesday evening at Jefferson Lake Stat... more »»

Obituaries

Peggy Craven

April 1, 2015 CRAVEN, Peggy L. more »»

Catherine Burdge

April 1, 2015 BURDGE, Catherine E. “Cathy,” 66, of Hopedale, Ohio, passed away Monday, March 30, 2015, at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenvill. more »»

Stephen Thomas

April 1, 2015 THOMAS, Stephen Gary “Whitey,” 73, of Steubenville, went to join our Heavenly Father on March 30, 2015, after a long and courageous battle with illness. He was born Ja. more »»

Evelyn Campbell

April 1, 2015 CAMPBELL, Evelyn M. Colley, 95, of Bloomingdale known as “Evie” by her friends at Gables Care Center, went home to be with the Lord after being ill for some tim. more »»

Camden Bennett

April 1, 2015 BENNETT, Camden J., of Weirton, died Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Weirton Medical Center. more »»

Community

An Easter brunch a special touch

April 1, 2015 How about an Easter brunch after the church service is over and before the Easter egg hunt begins on Sunday? This is much easier than preparing a big dinner, and chances are the children will get... more »»

Community happenings

April 1, 2015 Nazarene church services announced Steubenville Church of the Nazarene, 511 Woodlawn Road, will have a Good Friday service at 7 p.m. more »»

Italian club planning for April events

March 31, 2015 President Jane Antonucci welcomed 120 members and guests to its celebration of Festa di San Giuseppe at the March meeting. more »»

Award-winning director to be at IACC April 13 meeting

March 31, 2015 The Italian American Cultural Club’s April 13 meeting will feature a special guest — award-winning director Michael DiLauro, who will discuss his documentary “La Mia Strad. more »»

Community happenings

March 31, 2015 Woman’s club to meet Monday The OFWC/GFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville will welcome former drug enforcement agent Jim Mavromatis of Steubenville as its guest speaker at the noon luncheon and busines... more »»

Letters to the Editor

Vote ‘no’ on Weirton transit levy

March 29, 2015 To the editor: I read that the Weirton Transit Corp. was gearing up for its public relations blitz to convince the public to vote for a new, $347,000 tax. more »»

Dealing with problems

March 29, 2015 To the editor: Many people deal with problems every day, and the more they sit around holding on to the things and letting them eat them up, the worse they get. more »»

Extravaganza helps scholarship program

March 29, 2015 To the editor: The Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women’s event — the Wine and Shoe Extravaganza —was a big hit this year, when we honored six well-deserved area women: Francesca Carinci,... more »»

Making the world safer?

March 29, 2015 To the editor: How can you prove a negative and at the same time make the world safer? Much of the future security for the Middle East, U.S. more »»

Some things to think about

March 29, 2015 To the editor: Behold, the lamb of God takes away the sins of the world. (John 1:29). I speak of the one who died for me, the one who gave his life for me, for he wanted none to perish. more »»

Business

Wal-Mart promotes women-owned firm

March 29, 2015 WHEELING — The Ziegenfelder Co. in Wheeling — home of “Budget Saver Pops” — is owned by a woman, and soon the rest of the nation will know it when they shop for frozen treats at Wal-Mart this summe. more »»

Quick Takes

March 29, 2015 GYPSUM DEAL: Gypsum Management and Supply Inc., the largest distributor of drywall in the U.S., has signed an agreement to acquire Ohio Valley Building Products based in Wheeling. more »»

Top area Realtors receive Goodman honors

March 29, 2015 WHEELING — The top producing agents for 2014 in the firm’s Ohio and West Virginia markets were recognized during the annual Harvey Goodman Realtor Sales Award Ceremony at Oglebay Park’s Wilson Lodg. more »»

Rice Energy pumps in the bucks

March 29, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Rice Energy continues pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into Belmont County through production at its Utica shale wells. more »»

Bids made for Columbiana port project

March 29, 2015 LISBON — The Columbiana County Port Authority has accepted bids for a new duel conveyor system project at the Wellsville Industrial Park. more »»

 
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