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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

Game time:

July 27, 2014 WHEELING — The practices are complete and the trash-talking is ongoing. It’s time to play some footbal. more »»

Briefs

July 27, 2014 Edison offering senior passes RICHMOND?— Senior citizen passes for Edison?High School athletic events will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at no charge starting Aug. more »»

Rockies whip Pirates again

July 27, 2014 DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado bounced back from a benching with three hits, including a home run, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1 on Saturday night. more »»

Ben OK with choice to wait on new deal

July 27, 2014 PITTSBURGH — There are days when Ben Roethlisberger can feel every single hit he’s absorbed during a decade as one of the NFL’s most fearless quarterbacks. 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

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 »»

Care Festival Aug. 2 in East Springfield

July 26, 2014 East Springfield Church of the Cross will host is eighth-annual Care Festival 2014 of “family, food and fun” from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Aug. more »»

Marriage Enrichment Day on Aug. 16 Aug.

July 26, 2014 A diocesan Marriage Enrichment Day will be held Aug. 16 in two locations in the Diocese of Steubenville, according to the Steubenville Register. 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

Ohio man's body found in southeast Michigan lake

July 27, 2014 ERIE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Southeastern Michigan authorities say that a 34-year-old Toledo, Ohio-area man apparently drowned after falling from a personal watercraft on a private lake. more »»

Toledo man disappears in southeast Michigan lake

July 27, 2014 ERIE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Southeastern Michigan authorities say that a 34-year-old Toledo, Ohio, man apparently drowned after falling from a personal watercraft on a private lake. more »»

Ohio man jailed after slow-speed police chase

July 27, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio say a 44-year-old man has been jailed for inducing panic and other charges after leading police on a slow-speed chase in which he held a gun to his... more »»

Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

July 27, 2014 ATLANTA (AP) — Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in... more »»

Ohio offers extra hunting days for mourning doves

July 27, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio will allow extra days for hunting mourning doves this year. more »»

National Sports

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 »»

Tim Clark rallies to win Canadian Open

July 27, 2014 MONTREAL (AP) — Tim Clark rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, birdieing five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim Furyk. more »»

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

July 27, 2014 PARIS (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali put his lungs and legs to work one last time, marching up to the winner's podium of the Tour de France and sighing deeply before the Italian anthem echoed over the... more »»

Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach

July 27, 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 »»

Panthers' Hardy: 'I hate I've distracted my team'

July 27, 2014 SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Convicted Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy said he wants to remain with the Carolina Panthers beyond this season. more »»

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