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October 7, 2015 Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole waits his turn during a workout day drill Tuesday at PNC Park. more »»


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October 7, 2015 Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole waits his turn during a workout day drill Tuesday at PNC Park. more »»

City continues discussion of cleaning, demos

October 7, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Efforts to improve the city’s appearance through the removal of vacant and dilapidated buildings and enforcement against illegal dumping were discussed during Tuesday’s Health and... more »»

Port authority hires Folden to oversee sales tax

October 7, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Port Authority on Tuesday entered into an agreement to make sure the port authority gets its share of a sale tax abatement agreement with Plains Energy. more »»

BPW schedules city political forum

October 7, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Area residents wanting to learn more about the candidates and issues on the Nov. 3 ballot will have their chance to do so at a political forum scheduled Tuesday. more »»

Blaze destroys bar, restaurant in Adena

October 6, 2015 ADENA — Fire destroyed a bar and restaurant that was central to the community of Adena early Monday morning. According to John Sebring of the Adena Fire Department, a call came in around 5 a.m. more »»

Local Sports

Blue Dons lead Class A state golf

October 7, 2015 WHEELING — After Day 1 of the West Virginia state golf tournament Monday at Oglebay’s Robert Trent Jones-designed course, Madonna would have liked to have been in a better position heading into the... more »»

Weir tops MHS

October 7, 2015 WEIRTON — A Morgantown player put the ball into the back of the net resulting in the only goal of the game, but Weir won the game. more »»

CCHS sweeps Ferry

October 7, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Catholic Central’s five senior volleyball players left their last game in the Mickey Barber gymnasium with a sweet victory. more »»

Howard, WVU offense plan to make amends right away

October 7, 2015 MORGANTOWN — West Virginia quarterback Skyler Howard couldn’t wait until he got home from Norman, Okla., to watch game film from the Mountaineers’ 44-24 loss to Oklahoma, last Saturday. more »»

RB Ezekiel Elliott leaps into Ohio State record book

October 7, 2015 COLUMBUS — The number five and Ezekiel Elliott are linked like scarlet and gray are associated with Ohio State. Wearing No. more »»


Laura Garber

October 7, 2015 GARBER, Laura Ellen (McFarland), 73, of Follansbee, WV, passed away at 9:35 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at Acuity Specialty Hospital, Weirton, W. more »»

Lochia Dunn

October 6, 2015 Lochia B. Dunn, 105, of Steubenville, OH, passed away Monday, October 5, 2015, at Lancia Villa Vista just three months shy of her 106th birthday with her sons, granddaughter and grandson by her sid. more »»

Susan Elder

October 6, 2015 Susan K. Elder, 60, of Kent, OH, formerly of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2015, at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna, OH. more »»

Clara Freeman

October 6, 2015 Clara E. Freeman, 58, of Steubenville, OH, died October 2, 2015, in Trinity East, Valley Hospice. She was born August 28, 1957, in Martins Ferry, OH, daughter of the late Ross . more »»

Daniel Gump

October 6, 2015 Daniel A. Gump, 87, of Wintersville, passed away on September, 27, 2015. He was the son of Hiram Francis “Bub” Gump and Mary Blanche Jackson Gump. more »»


Honey for eating and what ails you ad

October 7, 2015 It has been found that a mixture of honey and cinnamon will cure many diseases. It can be used without any side effects for some kinds of diseases. more »»

Community happenings

October 7, 2015 Church yard sale Saturday at East Springfield center All Saints Orthodox Church will hold a church yard sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

Ohio Valley BPW off and running

October 6, 2015 Off and running for the new club year, members of the Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women have two October items on the calendar. more »»

Community happenings

October 6, 2015 Oil painting workshop set for Oct. 21 at fort The Steubenville Art Association will host an oil painting workshop conducted by Greg Siegwart of Wheeling, shown above. It will be held from 9:30 a.m. more »»

Elias takes top spot in first-ever women’s BladeSports competition

October 5, 2015 Jessica Elias, L.T. Wright Handcrafted Knives’ creative director, continues to “sharpen” her cutting skills, and it’s showin. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Troubling facts about breast cancer

October 4, 2015 To the editor: The ever-increasing flood of pink ribbon products and promotions during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, overshadows important information about the disease. more »»

Vote ‘no’ on city wage tax

October 4, 2015 To the editor: Take a stand and vote no for the proposed wage tax the city of Steubenville has placed on the Nov. 3 ballot. This tax affects everyone who works or lives in Steubenville. more »»

Let’s work to help animals

October 4, 2015 To the editor: I voted and campaigned for the animal shelter along with thousands of Jefferson County citizens. more »»

Government gives, takes

October 4, 2015 To the editor: Has President Barack Obama reduced the ISIS threat? He spent $500 million training Syrians to fight the savages. more »»

Dog warden not following plan

October 4, 2015 To the editor: During a recent tour of the animal shelter during Jefferson County Humane Society’s open house, I noticed there were no blankets in the dog kennel. more »»


More lofts on the way for downtown Wheeling at Boury warehouse

October 4, 2015 By IAN HICKS Special to the Herald-Star and Weirton Daily Times WHEELING — About 70 more loft apartments will be available in downtown Wheeling a little over a year from now, as the Woda Group will... more »»

Tractor Supply hosts 4-H clover campaign

October 4, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — After a record-breaking 4-H paper clover campaign in the spring, Tractor Supply Co., in partnership with National 4-H Council, is hosting another campaign. From Wednesday through Oct. more »»

Bella Lux Images anniversary

October 4, 2015 Bella Lux Images held a ribbon-cutting event to mark its first year in operation. The business, in the Gallery Building at 2700 Sunset Blvd. more »»

Unique Outdoor Solutions grand opening

October 4, 2015 Unique Outdoor Solutions held its grand opening Sept. 25-26 at its 129 Canton Road, Wintersville, location. more »»

Andros Sun Shoppe opening

October 4, 2015 The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Andros Sun Shoppe, 1200 N. River Ave., Toronto, to the local business community with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday. more »»

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