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From Bloomingdale to Senegal

July 27, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — One of the first things Courtney Pedersen did when she came home after spending two and a half years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal was to visit Marta Lee’s Ice Cream stand in... more »»

 
 
 

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From Bloomingdale to Senegal

July 27, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — One of the first things Courtney Pedersen did when she came home after spending two and a half years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal was to visit Marta Lee’s Ice Cream stand in... more »»

Home explodes

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Next speaker in series will be revealed on Monday

July 27, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Area residents will have the chance to learn the name of the next speaker in the Herald-Star, Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Speaker Series during a special presentation Monday... more »»

Dilapidated properties concern residents

July 27, 2014 CHESTER — Bonnie Merriman calls Montana Avenue the street the city forgot. The worst part about that is Montana Avenue is where she has called home for 26 years. more »»

Local Sports

Down to the wire

July 28, 2014 WHEELING — Standing at the 50-yard line of Wheeling Island Stadium, late Sunday night, a group of 33 red-clad, boys-turned-men, chanted “O-H-I-O. more »»

Explosive offense set tone for Ohio

July 28, 2014 WHEELING — Receivers on the Ohio OVAC All-Star team had heard about Brenton Colabella. They knew the former Steubenville Central quarterback was a pro-style thrower. more »»

Bowser makes big play with fumble return for TD

July 28, 2014 WHEELING — In Madonna’s 24-14 Class A state championship win over Greenbrier West, Will Bowser caught two touchdown passes from Ross Comi. more »»

Annual high school football preview in the works

July 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times will be publishing their annual high school football preview edition on Aug. 27. more »»

Steubenville hosts annual Gianmmarco dinner

July 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red Boosters held their first appreciation banquet in 1997 as a way to honor Lou Giammarco, a great friend and follower of the school’s athletic program. more »»

Obituaries

Ida Vargo

July 27, 2014 Ida M. Vargo, 93, of Weirton, died Thursday July 24, 2014 at the Convalarium at Indian Run in Columbus, OH. more »»

Margaret Kaine

July 27, 2014 Margaret Ann “Marge” (Breen) Kaine, 77, a 10-year resident at the Coraopolis Towers passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. more »»

James Edgell

July 27, 2014 James Howard Edgell, Sr., 60, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Moses Cone Hospital, Greensboro, N.C. more »»

Stanley Sagan

July 27, 2014 Stanley L. Sagan was born to eternal life on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Stanley Sagan was born in Weirton, WV, on November 28, 1917, the eldest son of Lawrence and Julia Sagan. more »»

James Allen

July 26, 2014 James Edward Allen, 88, of Weirton, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at the Weirton Medical Center. Born on October 23, 1925, in Dover, OH. Jim was the son of the late James A. and Edna Connell Allen. more »»

Community

WMC Auxiliary pays tribute to volunteers

July 28, 2014 WEIRTON — The Weirton Medical Center Auxiliary awards and installation dinner was held July 15 in the medical center cafeteria. Administrative Liaison Barbara Coalter gave the invocatio. more »»

Community happenings

July 28, 2014 Mary Kay Olashuk attends convention Mary Kay Olashuk of Follansbee attended the 99th-annual Kiwanis International Convention July 15-20 in Tokyo. more »»

Women’s golf news

July 27, 2014 BLACKMOOR Blackmoor’s Monday Evening Women’s Golf League played a low gross event on July 21 with Lori Defallo the winner of the event. Yuko Atwell had longest putt. more »»

Campus news

July 27, 2014 Kent State University Kent State University announced the following area students recently graduated: Lindsey Parada, Steubenville; Emily Sagun and Paul Grantonic, Wintersville; Warren Rawlings,... more »»

Community calendar

July 27, 2014 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Celebrate farmers’ market week

July 27, 2014 To the editor: Whenever you bite into a crisp apple or cook up fresh green beans, do you ever wonder where these products came from? If you shop at any of our local farmers’ markets, you don’t have... more »»

Overlooking accomplishments

July 27, 2014 To the editor: Just think what Republicans and conservatives would now be saying if it had been a Republican president who had prevented a second Great Depression, successfully enacted comprehensive... more »»

Council meeting disappointing

July 27, 2014 To the editor: I went to Tuesday’s Steubenville Council meeting and I am truly sad at what happened. First, they talked about a lot of ordinances they are going to pass. more »»

Event helps animal league

July 27, 2014 To the editor: My sister and I attended the Jefferson County Animal Welfare League benefit held July 13 at St. Florian Hal. more »»

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 »»

Business

Ferguson Tire, founded in 1949, marks anniversary

July 27, 2014 WEIRTON – Ferguson Tire hosted a customer appreciation celebration in honor of their 65th anniversary on Tuesday featuring a “Car Cruise” with more than 60 classic vehicles registered for their... more »»

Quick Takes

July 27, 2014 CHARITY ADDITIONS: Charity Hospice recently welcomed two new faces to its organization. In September, the board of trustees announced Hope Kutz would take over the reins as chief operating officer. more »»

Real estate transfers

July 27, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Carole Jordan to Charles Jordan, lots 10-11 Cominotti proposed. more »»

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 »»

Ohio News

Eddie Rickenbacker's childhood home neglected

July 28, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The childhood home of World War I flying ace Eddie Rickenbacker in central Ohio could use some help. more »»

Severe storm causes headaches in NE Ohio

July 28, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say storms that moved through northeast Ohio knocked out power to thousands of customers and caused some flash flooding that could slow the morning commute. more »»

Ohio gas prices down to start work week

July 28, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio motorists will find lower gas prices to start the work week. more »»

Ohio plane crash victim was company CEO

July 28, 2014 FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northwest Ohio say one of the two people killed in a weekend plane crash was the CEO of an Ohio manufacturing company. more »»

Ohio man dies in fall from western Indiana cliff

July 28, 2014 CLOVERDALE, Ind. (AP) — State conservation officers say an Ohio man died after he apparently fell from a cliff at western Indiana's Cataract Falls State Recreation Area. more »»

National Sports

Lost Red Sox title ring returned by Yankees fan

July 28, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan. more »»

First-place Dodgers complete sweep of Giants

July 28, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL West. more »»

The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline HOF class

July 28, 2014 COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. more »»

Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach

July 28, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days. more »»

It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at Indy for record 5th time

July 27, 2014 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as if he was 23 years old again. more »»

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July 24, 2014 Amid all the stuff a family deals with when nuptials are within 10 weeks are things like living arrangements. Moving out. New furniture. Job considerations. Wedding invitations. Guest lists. more »

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