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Ohio River pollution standard gets mixed reviews

October 13, 2015 Environmental groups are lining up against a decision by a multistate agency to postpone a ban on the dumping of mercury and other “chemicals of concern” into the Ohio River. more »»


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Ohio River pollution standard gets mixed reviews

October 13, 2015 Environmental groups are lining up against a decision by a multistate agency to postpone a ban on the dumping of mercury and other “chemicals of concern” into the Ohio River. more »»

Tiltonsville blaze

October 13, 2015 Walden Industries at 101 Walden Ave. in Tiltonsville was damaged in a Monday afternoon fire that broke out in a storage area. No on was injured in the blaze, which remains under investigation. more »»

Police report for month takes focus in Toronto

October 13, 2015 TORONTO — The City Police report for the month of September was discussed during Monday’s City Council meeting. more »»

Two seek 3rd Ward council seat

October 13, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Political newcomers E. Louise Holliday and John Lelless are vying for the 3rd Ward City Council seat being vacated by incumbent Councilman Greg Metcalf. more »»

Brooke schools may stock Narcan

October 13, 2015 WELLSBURG — Brooke County Schools may become the first school district in the state to stock Narcan, a drug used to revive people who have overdosed from heroin. more »»

Local Sports

Brooke puts it all together to top Edison

October 13, 2015 WELLSBURG — Cheyenne Hudson was back in uniform for the Brooke girls soccer team Monday and Edison girls soccer coach Jeremy Angelo could only smile and laugh when asked about her return. more »»

Madonna cruises past Magnolia on Senior Night

October 13, 2015 WEIRTON — Sports are meant to be fun. The Madonna girls’ soccer team had fun against Magnolia, netting the first nine goals en route to a 9-1 victory against Magnolia Monday on Senior Night at the J. more »»

Strong second half leads Weir over Bruins

October 13, 2015 WEIRTON — Weir finished better in the second half against Brooke. more »»

SAVED BY THE BELL: 1-yard TD run at buzzer lifts Steelers over Chargers

October 13, 2015 SAN DIEGO — Five seconds left, down by three points and the ball inside the 1. The Pittsburgh Steelers needed a gutsy play against the San Diego Chargers. They got it for a stunning victory. more »»

Top-ranked Ohio State using 2-quarterback system

October 13, 2015 COLUMBUS — The two-quarterback system with Cardale Jones driving Ohio State across the field until yielding to J.T. more »»


Thomas Turkaly

October 13, 2015 Thomas Carl Turkaly, 79, of Weirton, died Sunday, October 11, 2015, at his residence. Born August 11, 1936, in Steubenville, he was a son of the late Michael and Helen (Sarnecki) Turkal. more »»

Alvin Hecathorn

October 13, 2015 Alvin Ernest Hecathorn, 90, of Pompano Beach, FL, formerly of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015. Alvin was born May 12, 1925, in Pine Grove, PA., the son of the late Joseph T. more »»

Christine Kasprzak

October 13, 2015 Christine P. ‘Tina’ (Wrkich) Kasprzak, 80, of St. Clairsville, OH, formerly of Smithfield, OH, and Weirton, WV, passed away Saturday Oct. 10, 2015, in Forest Hill Care Center in St. Clairsvill. more »»

Eva Ankrom

October 13, 2015 Eva Mae Ankrom, 92, of Weirton, WV, passed away Sunday October 11, 2015 at Valley Hospice, Steubenville, OH. more »»

Genelda Hardman

October 13, 2015 Genelda Hardman, 84, died October 5, 2015. There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be made at ReasnerOfWellsburg. more »»


Community happenings

October 13, 2015 Community 4 A Cure performers announced “Sing for Pink,” one of several “Community 4 A Cure” events being held at the Fort Steuben Mall in observance of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month... more »»

Fort Steuben DAR members tour Means House

October 12, 2015 The Fort Steuben Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution opened the 2015-16 year by meeting at Historic Fort Steuben. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Crestview Manor residents upset

October 11, 2015 To the editor: I’m writing on behalf of 78 residents who signed a petition informing the Jefferson County commissioners and Cross Creek Township trustees who have taken upon themselves the “paving”... more »»

Edison renewal a great investment

October 11, 2015 To the editor: I have been in the real estate business since the early 1960s. I know the value of real estate is affected by many influences, both positive and negative. more »»

Spaghetti dinner a success for CDI

October 11, 2015 To the editor: On behalf of the Cancer Dietary Initiative, I wish to thank those who made our recent spaghetti dinner fundraiser successful. more »»

Trump wants to enhance brand

October 11, 2015 To the editor: Apparently, the extreme arrogance, lack of civility and respect for others, along with his self-absorption, have long been integral parts of the “personality” of 2016 Republican... more »»

Toronto officers earn thanks

October 11, 2015 To the editor: In the news for the last few months, we have been hearing about police officers shooting someone or being shot and what terrible people the police officers are. more »»


Eagle earns Trowbridge Award

October 11, 2015 WELLSBURG — Eagle Manufacturing Co. more »»

New car factory proposed for East Liverpool

October 11, 2015 EAST LIVERPOOL — A letter of intent signed Tuesday between the Community Improvement Corp. and a Texas-based auto design firm could be the point of new beginning for the city, officials said. more »»

A big success

October 11, 2015 Among the many members of the Follansbee Chamber of Commerce who have teamed to raise more than $11,000 for the Wounded Warriors Project are, front, from left, Carmel Esposito of the 20th Century... more »»

Wheeling Hospital adds UV cleaner

October 11, 2015 WHEELING — To continue its vigilance against infection, Wheeling Hospital has acquired portable units utilizing ultraviolet lights to reduce bacteria, viruses, fungi and “super-bug” germs from... more »»

Quick Takes

October 11, 2015 SELECTED: Robyn E. (Windon) Vittek, a Tiltonsville resident, has been named director of the Mount Lebanon Public Library. more »»

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