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Celebrating black history, culture

March 1, 2015 By SHAE DALRYMPLE Staff reports STEUBENVILLE — The Black History Month Film Festival, sponsored by the Labelle Neighbors Who Care, took place throughout the day Saturday at the Martin Luther King Jr. more »»

 
 
 

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Celebrating black history, culture

March 1, 2015 By SHAE DALRYMPLE Staff reports STEUBENVILLE — The Black History Month Film Festival, sponsored by the Labelle Neighbors Who Care, took place throughout the day Saturday at the Martin Luther King Jr. more »»

Bombing survivor to bring inspirational story to area April 16

March 1, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A woman who epitomizes the phrase “Boston Strong” is bringing her story to the Tri-State Area this sprin. more »»

Special ticket pricing offered for Speaker Series

March 1, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Organizers of the Herald-Star, Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Speaker Series have announced special ticket pricing for the 7:30 p.m. more »»

Area veteran recalls service in World War II

March 1, 2015 WEIRTON — Louis Tassey was only 19 years old when he left Weirton for the European Theater during World War II. more »»

Maple-Damewood named president of county chamber

March 1, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Tricia Maple-Damewood is passionate when talking about her immediate and long-term goals for the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce. more »»

Local Sports

STATE CHAMP

March 1, 2015 HUNTINGTON — Oak Glen’s Robert Bozek stood atop the podium. Pretty darn good considering the sophomore didn’t place at OVACs. more »»

STATE CHAMP

March 1, 2015 HUNTINGTON — Oak Glen’s Robert Bozek stood atop the podium. Pretty darn good considering the sophomore didn’t place at OVACs. more »»

Weir’s Johnson earns third to spark bright future

March 1, 2015 HUNTINGTON — Caleb Johnson, like most wrestlers, is a lifer. “I’ve been wrestling since I was 5 or 6,” said the Weir High freshman. “I want to take wrestling to the next level. more »»

Three Crusaders earn sectional titles

March 1, 2015 BARNESVILLE — The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference is sending 45 individuals to the Division III district wrestling tournament next weekend, just from the Barnesville sectional alone. more »»

Maysville ends Indian Creek season

March 1, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Bre Berryman’s superb Indian Creek basketball career came to an end Saturday afternoon in the Division II district semifinals. more »»

Obituaries

Edward Argentine

March 1, 2015 Edward R. “Bucky” Argentine, 67, of Steubenville, Ohio, passed away Friday, February 27, 2015 at his residence. more »»

Lilly Bressler

March 1, 2015 Lilly Bressler, 92, of Steubenville died Thursday February 26, 2015 at the Gables Care Center. She was born July 23, 1922 in Viareggio, Lucca, Ital. more »»

Robert Felton

March 1, 2015 Robert C. “Bobby” Felton, 60, of Brilliant, Ohio passed away Friday February 27, 2015 in the E.R. at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville. He was born July 5, 1954 in New Martinsville, WV. more »»

Ruth Markle

March 1, 2015 Ruth Elizabeth Markle, 93, of Weirton passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015 at her home. She was born on November 16, 1921 in Weston, WV, a daughter of the late Prudie A. Duncan and Sanford S. more »»

Betty Anderson

March 1, 2015 Betty Jean Anderson, 82, of Georgetown (Hanover Twp.) died Friday evening, February 27, 2015, unexpectedly at her residence. Born Feb. 17, 1933, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Raymond E. more »»

Community

Full schedule of 2015 events at Brightway

March 2, 2015 SMITHFIELD — A full schedule of events has been planned for the Brightway Center, and more than 25 volunteers attended the Volunteer Social and Fellowship to learn about upcoming programming and... more »»

Spring 5K to benefit Relay for Life set for March 21

March 2, 2015 TILTONSVILLE — Community members can lace up their sneakers in the fight against cancer as the Buckeye Local School District Relay Committee holds its sixth-annual Relay For Life Spring 5K Run/Walk... more »»

Community happenings

March 2, 2015 Extension committee to meet WELLSBURG — The West Virginia University Extension Service Committee for Brooke County will meet at noon Wednesday at the WVU Extension Office at 840 Charles St. more »»

Campus news

March 1, 2015 Clarion University Michael Callas and Monica Munsch, both of Burgettstown, were named to the fall dean’s list at Clarion University. more »»

Community calendar

March 1, 2015 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Cancer dietary distribution a success

March 1, 2015 To the editor: Although challenged by the inclement weather, 23 volunteers braved the wintry blast and made it possible to complete the 21st Cancer Dietary Initiative monthly food distribution on Feb. more »»

Bono, Cook earn praise

March 1, 2015 To the editor: I am writing to express my sincere appreciation for the difference that K-9 officer Bono and K-9 police officer Rob Cook are making in our community. more »»

CCHS play was enjoyable

March 1, 2015 To the editor: I had an opportunity on Feb. 20 to see the Catholic Central High School Drama Club play for 2015, “Tomorrow is Another Day. more »»

Gentile criticism way off base

March 1, 2015 To the editor: In response to the letter authored by Franciscan University of Steubenville professor Joseph Zoric titled “What’s missing from Gentile’s record” (Feb. more »»

Smoking ban raises questions

March 1, 2015 To the editor: Beginning on July 8, the Hancock Board of Health in West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle held a series of meetings to get public input for a ban on second-hand smoke that includes all... more »»

Business

Elevation offers books, music, gifts in Wellsburg

March 1, 2015 WELLSBURG — Elevation Books & Arts is a fitting name for the new Wellsburg business at 1438 Commerce St. (state Route 2) because its owner and manager aim to lift the spirits of those who enter. more »»

Validate subscription, log on to newspaper website for chance to win a tablet device

March 1, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Print subscribers to the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times will have a chance to win their choice of an iPad Mini or an Android tablet during a March promotional drive. more »»

Wellsburg couple endows WVU dentistry scholarship

March 1, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — Dr. David G. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

March 1, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Lucilla Groves (deceased) to William Groves, 7.777 acres, Island Creek Townshi. more »»

 
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