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Winter just got a lot more expensive

August 19, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — County residents better hope for a mild winter, because the price of road salt has nearly tripled from last year. more »»


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Winter just got a lot more expensive

August 19, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — County residents better hope for a mild winter, because the price of road salt has nearly tripled from last year. more »»

Groups upset with food stamp rules

August 19, 2014 COLUMBUS — Legal advocates for the poor have filed a civil rights complaint with the federal government over the state’s move to enforce work requirements for food stamp beneficiaries in most... more »»

Downtown breakfast

August 19, 2014 A deer and her twin fawns browsed through a green offering Monday morning in a vacant lot at the corner of Logan and North Sixth streets in downtown Steubenville. more »»

Man with the famous voice, Don Pardo, dies

August 19, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Few would recognize his face, but most would know his voice: that booming baritone that for nearly four decades would introduce the lineups on “Saturday Night Live. more »»

Youngstown State installs Jim Tressel as president

August 19, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN (AP) — Youngstown State University has officially installed Jim Tressel as president. more »»

Local Sports

Big Red tops Potters

August 19, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville volleyball team opened its season with a 26-24, 25-21, 11-25, 20-25, 16-14 marathon victory over visiting East Liverpool on Monday inside the Crimson Center. more »»

Staffileno commits to Duquesne

August 19, 2014 WELLSBURG — Brooke senior Angela Staffileno has made a verbal commitment to play basketball at Duquesne University. She did so Sunday afternoon. more »»

Braves use 6-run 1st to beat Pirates 7-3

August 19, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Ervin Santana said “everything” was off when he took the mound Monday. No matter. His Atlanta Braves teammates gave him a six-run lead before he threw a pitch. more »»

Bad news: OSU QB reinjures shoulder

August 19, 2014 COLUMBUS — With just over two weeks remaining before its season opener, it appears No. 5 Ohio State has already sustained a devastating loss. more »»

Buckeyes blow up secondary, completely rebuild

August 19, 2014 COLUMBUS, — Urban Meyer wasn’t just unhappy with his pass defense after last seaso. more »»


Carmela Lettieri

August 19, 2014 Carmela (Carm) Anne Lettieri, 90, passed away peacefully on August 16, 2014, in Las Vegas, NV. Carm was born on July 20, 1924, in Steubenville, OH. more »»

P. Richard Ferguson

August 19, 2014 P. Richard “Dick” Ferguson, 78, of Brilliant, OH, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH. more »»

Mildred Fidak

August 19, 2014 Mildred M. “Millie” Fidak, 80, of Wintersville, OH, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014, in the Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville, OH. more »»

Alan Norris

August 19, 2014 Alan L. Norris, 66, who resided at Gables Care Center, Hopedale, OH, formerly of Richmond, OH, passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville. more »»

Donald Toothman

August 19, 2014 Donald O. Toothman, 75, of Weirton, WV, passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014, at Weirton Medical Center. more »»


Happy trails for Graceon Ehrman

August 19, 2014 Graceon Ehrman, daughter of Dustin and Lilly Ehrman of Steubenville, earned sixth place during the 2014 Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show on Aug. more »»

ADK members attend regional conference

August 19, 2014 CHARLESTON — Ginger Greene, Donna Popovich, Shirley Washam and Donna Bohach, West Virginia Alpha Tau Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa International Society of Women Educators members, recently attended... more »»

Fidelis Gamma Chapter plans dinner

August 19, 2014 WEIRTON — The regular meeting of the Fidelis Gamma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa met at Williams Country Club Aug. 7 with 16 members present. more »»

Community happenings

August 19, 2014 Knights plan corn roast, check presentations The Knights of Columbus Immaculate Heart of Mary Council No. 472 will hold its annual corn roast with hot dogs on Thursday at the council hall. more »»

Twins bring home medals

August 18, 2014 Susy Todd Eft, Sandy Todd Rollo, Marlene Graham Wolf and Darlene Graham Mason recently returned from the 39th-annual Twins Day Festival held in Twinsburg, Ohio, but not emptyhanded. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Ferguson stands for our area

August 17, 2014 To the editor: As a resident of the Ohio’s 96th District, are you satisfied with your representation in the Ohio House of Representatives? If not, then you have the opportunity to make a change in... more »»

25-Year Club picnic a success

August 10, 2014 To the editor: This is a special thank you to all the sponsors of the Weirton Steel 25-Year Club Picnic, which was held July 12 at the Serbian Picnic Grounds. more »»

Thanks for help with Relay for Life

August 10, 2014 To the editor: Relay For Life is a community-based fundraising event of the American Cancer Society. more »»

Johnson earns trust of voters

August 10, 2014 To the editor: Each time I listen to the news, I get more frustrated. Believe me, there’s a lot wrong with Washington these days, with Democrats, Republicans and every one in betwee. more »»

Post 86 scramble a success

August 10, 2014 To the editor: I would like to thank everyone involved in making our annual golf scramble a success. This year’s event was held July 23 at the Turkana Golf Course. more »»


Driftwood Smokehouse and Marina enjoys Toronto’s view

August 17, 2014 TORONTO — Jonathan and Jacy Blackwell said their lifelong dream was to open a restaurant on a river, and now that dream has come true. more »»

Dixon receives state honor

August 17, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — Dixon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is being congratulated by the House of Representatives of the 130th General Assembly of Ohio for 30 years of dedicated service. more »»

FUS students will receive newspapers’ Community Guide

August 17, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — When students and their parents begin arriving on the campus of the Franciscan University of Steubenville this week for the start of the fall semester, they will have access to a new... more »»


August 17, 2014 SELECTED: Weirton lawyer Joseph G. more »»

Mountaineer names assistant GM

August 17, 2014 CHESTER — Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort officials have announced that casino executive Jody Madigan has been appointed assistant general manager of the regional gaming facility. more »»

Ohio News

Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

August 19, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A 15-mile section of the Ohio River closed for cleanup after a fuel oil spill has reopened to river traffic, with some restrictions. more »»

1 person hurt in small aircraft crash in SW Ohio

August 19, 2014 BETHEL, Ohio (AP) — A small aircraft has crashed in southwest Ohio, injuring one person who was flown from the scene to a Cincinnati hospital. more »»

Ohio university accused of housing discrimination

August 19, 2014 KENT, Ohio (AP) — Government officials are accusing Ohio's Kent State University of housing discrimination, alleging it refused to let a student with disabilities keep a dog as an emotional support... more »»

Couple stabbed at Ohio home; adult son charged

August 19, 2014 WESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — A 22-year-old man suspected of stabbing his parents at their suburban Cleveland home has been charged with felonious assault. more »»

Attorney blasts fatal police shooting at Wal-Mart

August 19, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — An attorney for the family of a man fatally shot by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart says surveillance video shows he "was killed without justification or... more »»

National Sports

Top-seed Simona Halep upset at Connecticut Open.

August 20, 2014 NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Defending champion and top-seeded Simona Halep was upset Tuesday in her opening match at the Connecticut Open, falling 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova. more »»

Scoring change alters history for Jeter, Wagner

August 20, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Turns out, the hit that tied Derek Jeter with Honus Wagner came a day later than everyone thought. more »»

Browns not ready to name starting quarterback

August 19, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — This summer saga, packed with drama, celebrity and clumsiness, isn't quite over for the Browns. more »»

Settlement reached in Moore-Bertuzzi lawsuit

August 19, 2014 TORONTO (AP) — A settlement has been reached in Steve Moore's lawsuit against NHL forward Todd Bertuzzi, more than 10 years after the bloody, on-ice attack ended Moore's career. more »»

As Durant steps back, US team is moving forward

August 19, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — While Kevin Durant takes a step back, the U. more »»

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A Yurt is just a dwelling without a good book

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