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Back to School Bash about fun, being prepared

August 4, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Urban Mission’s Back to School Bash is a way for students to head back to the classroom prepared and to have fun in the process, according to organizers of the event set for Aug. 18. more »»

 
 
 

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Back to School Bash about fun, being prepared

August 4, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Urban Mission’s Back to School Bash is a way for students to head back to the classroom prepared and to have fun in the process, according to organizers of the event set for Aug. 18. more »»

Gas pipeline hearing is continued

August 4, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A hearing that had been scheduled for today in Jefferson County Common Pleas Court concerning whether a gas pipeline company could use eminent domain to force property owners to allow... more »»

Planners ponder three requests

August 4, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The city’s planning and zoning commission heard two requests for the sale of city-owned property Monday night and set a Sept. more »»

Area woman pleads guilty to drug possession charges

August 4, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The wife of a Wintersville-area man convicted in the robbery of a pharmacy pleaded guilty to drug possession charges and was allowed by Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Michelle... more »»

Area men convicted of child porn charges

August 4, 2015 WHEELING — Robert J. Gongloff, 25, of Weirton and Matthew A. Amedeo, 69, of Chester each were convicted Monday of child pornography offenses in federal court, according to U.S. Attorney William J. more »»

Local Sports

Cubs stop Bucs

August 5, 2015 PITTSBURGH — The Chicago Cubs, who start four rookies most days, haven’t been in a pennant race since 2008. However, instead of being nervous, the young Cubs are enjoying the moment. more »»

Archer looking for better season

August 5, 2015 LATROBE, Pa. — Dri Archer’s rookie season was erratic. The Pittsburgh Steelers dual threat at running back and wide receiver is hoping for more success — and running room — this season. more »»

Pryor talent

August 5, 2015 BEREA, Ohio — Terrelle Pryor took the handoff, set his feet and unloaded a deep pass that fluttered, floated and somehow landed in Travis Benjamin’s hands for a touchdown. more »»

OHSAA extends football finals stay in Columbus through 2016

August 5, 2015 COLUMBUS — The high school football state championships will remain in Ohio Stadium in Columbus for an additional year, through 2016, the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Tuesday... more »»

Briefs

August 5, 2015 Brooke to sell tickets WELLSBURG — Season tickets for the Brooke football season will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Aug. 14 at the athletic office. more »»

Obituaries

Peter Lamantia

August 4, 2015 Peter J. Lamantia, Jr., 71, of Toronto, OH, passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at AGH, Pittsburgh, surrounded by his family. more »»

Esta Chambers

August 4, 2015 Esta Ellen Chambers, 80, of Weirton, went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by her family, on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, at Weirton Geriatric Center. more »»

Gerald Horn

August 4, 2015 Gerald Arthur “Jerry” Horn, 82, of Jewett, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday at Jewett United Methodist Church. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 and 6-9 p.m., Koch F.H. more »»

Kathleen Jones

August 4, 2015 Kathleen J. Jones, 78, of Weirton, WV, passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at home. more »»

Ruth Morelli

August 4, 2015 Ruth L. Morelli, 78, of Sandusky, OH, died Saturday. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville with services 10 a.m. Thursday. more »»

Community

Sharing some recipe box favorites

August 5, 2015 “Woops” was the first word that came to mind after arriving home from an eight-day vacation and realizing I had no idea what my food column would feature this week. more »»

Community happenings

August 5, 2015 Cabbage roll dinner Thursday at East Springfield Center The East Springfield Community Recreation and Service Center will hold its monthly fundraiser dinner on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. more »»

Help for families, friends of addict

August 4, 2015 There’s a relatively new self-help, support group in the area geared to families and friends who have someone in their lives dealing with drugs, alcohol or other types of destructive behavior. more »»

Community happenings

August 4, 2015 ‘Community Kitchen’ family cooking class scheduled for Saturday The third “Community Kitchen” family cooking class will be held Saturday in the Unity Kitchen at Urban Mission Ministries,... more »»

Letters to the Editor

A chance to get involved

August 2, 2015 To the editor: Getting involved in your community can be intimidating, but it is something every American should take full advantage of. You can learn how Aug. more »»

GOP field interesting

August 2, 2015 To the editor: The circus known as the presidential election of 2016 is on the road and performing all the country, every night. more »»

Thanks for remembering son

August 2, 2015 To the editor: The 10th-annual Brian Pizzoferrato Memorial Baseball Game was held July 25 at Muth Field in Mingo Junction. A great turnout of players, fans and wonderful people attende. more »»

Local communities should forgive

August 2, 2015 To the editor: In view of recent negative publicity regarding Trent Mays, it should be noted that Mays most likely saved the legal victim’s life. more »»

D.I.N.O.s bring things down

August 2, 2015 To the editor: D.I.N.O. — Democrat in Name Only. The Democratic Party is not the Democratic Party of our parents. I can prove it. more »»

Business

Honored men

August 2, 2015 The Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions has honored two credit union leaders. John R. Thayer, second from right, was congratulated on his upcoming induction on Aug. more »»

Continued support

August 2, 2015 Wellsburg attorney Jason Cuomo, left, presented a $1,000 contribution to Randy Hood of the Brooke County Schools athletic complex committe. more »»

Only time will tell if Apple Watch catches on

July 26, 2015 NEW YORK — For all those who hailed the iPhone as the “Jesus Phone” in 2007, the Apple Watch’s arrival has hardly been the second coming. more »»

Tri-State Visitors Guide available

July 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times have released the 2015 Tri-State Area Visitors Guide. more »»

Quick Takes

July 26, 2015 ELECTED: Catherine Ferrari, president and chief executive officer of Hancock County Savings Bank, has been elected to the board of directors of the West Virginia Bankers Association and will begin... more »»

 
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Ralph Kramden and The (Dr.) Boss

July 29, 2015 Our trip to DC was made possible because The (Dr.) Boss and her job that I can't fully describe meant she had a conference to attend. My dear Kathy is about two years away from full Ph.D. more »

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