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Hometown Celebration plans finalized

April 20, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Although it is only spring, plans for this summer’s Steubenville Hometown Celebration are well under way. more »»


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Hometown Celebration plans finalized

April 20, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Although it is only spring, plans for this summer’s Steubenville Hometown Celebration are well under way. more »»

Project offering ‘Hope’

April 20, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Judy Manfred isn’t at all surprised by the area’s response to Hope 68, a grassroots initiative that’s been providing bags of snack food to 380 pupils at East Elementary School each... more »»

Memorial set for Tuesday homeless man

April 20, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Ministers from 10 area churches will hold an ecumenical memorial service at 10 a.m. Tuesday for a homeless man found dead last month in a house at 107 S. Eighth St. more »»

Franciscan graduation set for May 8-9

April 20, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Commencement exercises at Franciscan University of Steubenville are set for May 8-9 and will mark the graduation of more than 660 students. more »»

Brain health system seminar coming in July

April 20, 2015 WEIRTON — Kyle Wilson was playing football for Central Catholic High School in Pennsylvania when he took a hit at practice on a seemingly normal Tuesday afternoon in 200. more »»

Local Sports


April 20, 2015 MONREOVILLE, Pa. — Champs. Again. The Franciscan University of Steubenville men’s tennis team is at the top of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference for the third year in a row. more »»


April 20, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Gerrit Cole pitched six effective innings, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates swept Milwaukee 5-2 Sunday, leaving the Brewers with their worst start in team history. more »»

Furyk wins for first time in 100 starts

April 20, 2015 HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Jim Furyk had gone 100 starts without winning, a stretch that gnawed at his psyche and challenged his confidence. more »»

Local wrestlers win titles

April 20, 2015 YOUNGSTOWN — Several members of the Steubenville Youth Wrestling Club finished their seasons among the best in the state. more »»

Cavs take lead over Boston

April 20, 2015 CLEVELAND — More than hour after his first playoff game with LeBron James and Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving made a statement more profound than anything he did on the floor. more »»


Eugene Raggi

April 20, 2015 Eugene P. Raggi, 88, of Slovan, PA. died Friday, April 17, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 4, 1926, the son of the late Patsy and Ida Delfrate Raggi. more »»

Paul Hanchin

April 20, 2015 Paul Michael Hanchin, 87, residing in Twinsburg, OH, passed away early Friday afternoon, April 17, 2015, at Legacy Place Twinsbur. more »»

Martin Bell

April 20, 2015 Martin Richard Bell, 75m, of Empire, OH, passed away Friday, April 17, 2015, at the Acuity Specialty Hospital of the Ohio Valley, Weirton, WV. more »»

Shirley Boyd

April 20, 2015 Shirley L. Boyd, 62, of Richmond, passed away Sunday morning, April 19, 2015, at her home. A daughter of the late John and Jane Kriner Campbell, she was born February 22, 1953, in Steubenville, OH. more »»

Veronica Roberston

April 20, 2015 Veronica C. Robertson, 98, of Steubenville, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Trinity West. more »»


Master Gardeners having plant sale

April 20, 2015 The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Jefferson/Harrison County will hold their first plant sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.. more »»

Edwin M. Stanton Questers tour newspaper

April 20, 2015 The Edwin M. Stanton No. 1412 Questers will meet at noon on Thursday at Scaffidi’s Restaurant and Tavern in Steubenville with the program featuring a show and tell of items taken “Off the Wall. more »»

Event to help gas explosion victims

April 20, 2015 COLLIERS — Several Colliers churches will team this weekend to hold a spaghetti dinner to benefit a local man whose home and business were devastated by the same 2013 natural gas explosion that... more »»

Community happenings

April 20, 2015 CCHS to host talent show Saturday The Fine Arts Department of Steubenville Catholic Central High School will present the annual spring talent show on Saturday, beginning at 7 p.m. more »»

brooke county salvation army dinner photo highlights

April 19, 2015 The Brooke County Salvation Army recognized the three individuals who raised the most money as bell ringers in the kettle campaign. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Rejecting argument of the progressives

April 19, 2015 To the editor: As a response to the attacks on religious freedom, let us begin this polemic with the proclamation that I am a sinner, as we all are, for “If we say we have no sin, we deceive... more »»

Can of worms best left unopened

April 19, 2015 To the editor: The burning question: Should bakeries be allowed to refuse service to gay couples requesting a wedding cake? As I’ve stated, gay marriage really isn’t an issue to me — I really don’t... more »»

Self-discipline is missing

April 19, 2015 To the editor: As I perused the paper this past week, one article stood out — that was the open container law that’s being debated in our state Senate (”Proposed law would allow open containers in... more »»

Senior levy money questioned

April 19, 2015 To the editor: This is in response to a letter that Carla Blaine wrote to the Herald-Star (“Questions about senior funding,” March 15. more »»

Women came to the rescue

April 19, 2015 To the editor: I am writing to thank the ladies from the Jefferson County Christian School. Last week I was waiting in a line of cars to pick up my grandchildre. more »»


Kountry Kidz open for child care

April 19, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Summer is right around the corner, and the new Kountry Kidz Daycare is opening just in time to offer busy parents a reliable child care alternative. more »»

Quick Takes

April 19, 2015 GRAND OPENING: Dunkin’ Donuts will open its first new restaurant in the Weirton area at 250 Three Springs Road on Monday. more »»

Williams building $2.1B pipeline

April 19, 2015 WHEELING — Williams Energy plans to service 7 million homes from New York City to Georgia with about 1.7 billion cubic feet of Marcellus shale natural gas daily via its $2. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

April 19, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Doris Conlon (deceased) to Jennifer Matyas and Faith Hebb, metes, Knox Townshi. more »»

Yorkville mill becomes water reprocesser

April 19, 2015 YORKVILLE — A joint venture between Esmark Inc. more »»

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