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City to hold drug return day Saturday

September 21, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville Patrolman Shawn Scott has watched the success of a drug dropoff box near the Steubenville Police Department since it was installed in February. more »»


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City to hold drug return day Saturday

September 21, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville Patrolman Shawn Scott has watched the success of a drug dropoff box near the Steubenville Police Department since it was installed in February. more »»

John Nese ends 54 years as local educator, coach

September 21, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — John Nese will leave Indian Creek Junior High on Sept. 30 still wondering, “where 50 years have gone. more »»

Manufacturing climbing in Ohio

September 21, 2014 TOLEDO — Ohio’s identity is tied in many ways to what it has made for generations — steel, cars, glass, tires and, yes, even footballs. more »»

Patrol aids parents with car seats at community event

September 21, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — Many eyes and hands were involved Saturday in ensuring children of various ages will be riding safely when their parents take to the road. more »»

Obama deals with potential renewal of war

September 21, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outlined. more »»

Local Sports

Strawberry to speak at Steubenville High School

September 21, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Former New York Mets outfielder Darryl Strawberry will speak to students and faculty at Steubenville High School at 1:30 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., which is open to the public. more »»

No. 4 Oklahoma tops West Virginia, 45-33

September 21, 2014 MORGANTOWN — Bruising freshman Samaje Perine rushed for 242 yards and four touchdowns to lead No. 4 Oklahoma to a 45-33 win over West Virginia in their Big 12 opener Saturday night. more »»

Brewers edge Pirates 1-0 to tighten wild-card race

September 21, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for th... more »»

Spreading out the scoring attack aids local soccer teams

September 21, 2014 Indian Creek’s Max Lewis usually makes a name for himself during the track and field season in the Spring. Here in early Autumn, he also sports his dominance on the soccer field. more »»

Brooke girls remain undefeated

September 21, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke girls soccer team is 10-0-1 after a 4-1 victory over visiting McGuffey Saturday. Jena Riccelli delivered three assists and Cheyenne Hudson scored twice for the Bruins. more »»


Gary Funk

September 21, 2014 Gary Lee Funk Sr., 72, of Follansbee died September 19, 2014. A private family gathering will be held. Arrangements by Mullenbach Funeral Home, Follansbee. more »»

James Doran

September 21, 2014 James L. Doran, 79, of Toronto, OH, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, OH. Jim was born March 7, 1935, in Toronto, OH, son of the late J. more »»

Mary Irwin

September 21, 2014 Mary Virginia Irwin, 84, of Steubenville, Ohio, passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Trinity West ER. She was born March 26, 1930, in Steubenville a daughter of the late John H. more »»

Floyd Barber

September 20, 2014 Floyd Ancil Barber, 90, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at Serra Manor, Weirton, WV. more »»

Arthur Rowland

September 20, 2014 Arthur Eugene Rowland, 78, of New Cumberland, WV passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014, at Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. more »»


Another series winner

September 21, 2014 Sept. 11 was an extra special day in the area when retired Air Force Col. Mark Tillman addressed an enthusiastic, welcoming audience at Steubenville High School. more »»

Women’s golf results

September 21, 2014 BLACKMOOR Blackmoor Monday Evening Ladies League played a “Throw your Worst Hole” event on Sept. 15 with Lori Defallo was the winner. Cheryl Black had a chip-in on Hole No. more »»

Community calendar

September 21, 2014 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

Blessing of the Animals being held Sept. 27 at Richmond UMC

September 20, 2014 The Richmond United Methodist Church will host a Blessing of the Animals ceremony on Sept. 27 in the church parking lot at 112 S. Sugar St., Richmond. It will begin at 9:45 a.. more »»

Darryl Straweberry to share power of faith at presentations at SHS auditorium on Monday

September 20, 2014 How does one go from super slugger to street junkie and jail? A record of 335 homeruns, 1,000 RBIs, four World Series and eight all-star appearances succumbed to a record of drug addiction,... more »»

Letters to the Editor

A very special Blue Mass

September 21, 2014 To the editor: To everyone who helped to make this year’s Blue Mass so very special for our area’s first responders, I would like to express my deepest and heartfelt gratitude. more »»

Case about sending messages

September 21, 2014 To the editor: I am writing this letter in defense of Mark Nelson, who was unfairly maligned for his stance concerning Ma’Lik Richmond being allowed to play football again at Steubenville Big Red... more »»

Recycling tax not a good thing

September 21, 2014 To the editor: Do you remember voting to raise your property taxes to pay for recycling? I don’t. I will be voting in the next election. I urge everyone to vote out our existing county commissioner. more »»

Council comments detailed

September 21, 2014 To the editor: I disagree with the letter of Sept. 14 (“Statement raises questions”) concerning comments I made at the council meeting of Aug. more »»

A primer for stopping ISIS

September 21, 2014 To the editor: Neither the threat of ISIS (or ISIL) nor the horrific acts they have perpetrated should be minimized. Although its tone is fanciful, the following is not intended to do so. more »»


Patient celebration set by health group

September 21, 2014 By SHAE DALRYMPLE Staff writer WEIRTON — Dr. Matthew A. Nardone and the rest of the staff at Ohio Valley Optimal Healthcare are out to change the way regional residents think about their health care. more »»

Quick Takes

September 21, 2014 ELECTED: LuAnn Boris, assistant director of the John Paul II Library at Franciscan University of Steubenville, was elected chair of the executive committee of the Ohio Private Academic Libraries... more »»

Real Estate Transfers

September 21, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Eugene Gescheider IV to Ronda Gescheider, lots 9, 11 and 13, Long Second; and 0.65 acre, Springfield Township. more »»


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DiCarlo’s Pizza finds a home at Phoenix

September 21, 2014 PHOENIX — Two thousand miles from Wheeling, in the Phoenix neighborhood of Litchfield Park, Ariz., is the farthest-flung outpost of the nascent DiCarlo’s Original Pizza franchise. more »»

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