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Big storm possibly coming Sunday

January 31, 2015 It may not be the “snowpocalypse,” but it does appear the largest weather system so far this winter may be headed our way and dumping a lot of snow Sunday and Sunday evening into Monday, according t... more »»


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Big storm possibly coming Sunday

January 31, 2015 It may not be the “snowpocalypse,” but it does appear the largest weather system so far this winter may be headed our way and dumping a lot of snow Sunday and Sunday evening into Monday, according t... more »»

Change on the bench

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Mingo woman facing felony charge in child’s death

January 31, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A felony child endangerment charge was filed Friday by Jefferson County Prosecutor Jane Hanlin against a Mingo Junction mother whose child was found dead on Wednesday. more »»

Federal agency issues order for broken pipeline

January 31, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — The owner of the broken pipeline that resulted in Monday’s fire may not resume operations of the line without the approval of the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety... more »»

Woman who gave birth to drug-addicted babies sentenced

January 31, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A city woman who gave birth to two drug-addicted babies, and then voluntarily had a tubal ligation to prevent it from happening again, was sentenced in Jefferson County Common Pleas... more »»

Local Sports

Park’s run stops Big Red

January 31, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Basketball is a game of runs and Wheeling Park had the one that mattered Friday night. more »»

Redskins defense stifles Riders

January 31, 2015 WEIRTON — When JoJo West knocked down a 3-pointer to open the scoring in Friday’s Weir High-Indian Creek game, there was a glimmer of hope in the Carl Hamill Fieldhous. more »»

Tigers edge Huskies

January 31, 2015 SHADYSIDE — As the calendar to flips to February tomorrow and teams prepare for the stretch run and races for the OVAC playoff become tighter and tighter, any win is cherished. more »»

Potters trip up Bears

January 31, 2015 EAST LIVERPOOL — The Oak Glen boys basketball team suffered a defeat against river rival East Liverpool on Friday. more »»

Toronto wins on the road

January 31, 2015 CALCUTTA — The Toronto boys basketball team earned an 81-68 victory over Beaver Local on Friday. Leading the way for the Red Knights (5-11) was Blaze Glenn, who netted a game-high 30 points. more »»


Michael Lanaghan

January 31, 2015 Michael J. “Dinty” Lanaghan, 80, of Steubenville died Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at Trinity West ER. He was born July 23, 1934, in Steubenville. more »»

Nicholas Fleischer

January 31, 2015 Nicholas Adam Fleischer, 2, of Mingo Junction, died Wednesday. Visitation Sunday, 12-2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. at Schuetz Funeral Home, Mingo Junction. Services Monday, 5 p.m. Burial at Oakland Cemetery. more »»

Virginia Laizure

January 31, 2015 Virginia M. Laizure, 89, of Toronto, OH, passed away Friday, January 30, 2015, in Lancia Villa Royale Nursing Home in Steubenville, OH. more »»

Andrew Babinchak

January 30, 2015 BABINCHAK, Andrew “Dutch” John, 82, of Weirton, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in the Weirton Geriatric Center. Born on F. more »»

Barbara Kibler

January 30, 2015 KIBLER, Barbara A., 72, of Hammondsville, died Jan. 8, 2015, at Trinity West. She was born Sept. 6, 1943, in Edmonton, PA. She is the daughter of the late William and Mary Pello Berezansky. more »»


Community Bread Basket needs donations, volunteers

January 31, 2015 WEIRTON — Despite the weather and financial challenges, the Community Bread Basket continues to offer food assistance to those in need in Brooke and Hancock counties. more »»

Churches announce events, activities

January 31, 2015 Super Bowl take-out lunch at Quinn The Melinda Guy Missionary Society of Quinn Memorial AME Church at 515 North St. more »»

Church sermon topics

January 31, 2015 Steubenville-area churches have announced the following sermon themes for their Sunday services: -- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Just When I Thought I’d Heard Everything. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Thanks from Mingo Social Services

January 25, 2015 To the editor: The Thanksgiving and Christmas distributions were great successes for Mingo Social Services. Thanks to all the generous people in the Ohio Valley and out-of-towners. more »»

Extended Medicaid a valuable service

January 25, 2015 To the editor: About a year ago, Ohio made the wise choice and decided to extend Medicaid health insurance coverage to some of our most vulnerable citizens. more »»

Statements prove to be unsettling

January 25, 2015 To the editor: As I read through recent letters to the editor, I am once again struck by one that stands out alone as the worst of the worst (“President lives in fantasy world,” Jan. 11. more »»

Charlie Hebdo made a mistake

January 25, 2015 To the editor: Pope Francis got it right on freedom of speech. One can say anything you want to, anytime you want to in any pool hall in the country with limitation. more »»

Toronto crews earn thanks

January 18, 2015 To the editor: At a time when people are concerned about the salt supply and keeping the streets cleaned, I applaud John Hannan and his crews of the street departmen. more »»


Good Zoo director retires

January 25, 2015 WHEELING — Penny Miller loved spiders and snakes even as a child, but it was a wayward bison that led her to her real passion and a 40-year career at Oglebay Park’s Good Zoo. Miller retired on Jan. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

January 25, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: David Frantz (deceased) to Debra Corazzelli, lots 11-13, Rosemont proposed. more »»

Bethany president honored for leadership

January 25, 2015 BETHANY — Bethany College President Scott D. Miller was honored for his longtime leadership of the Council of Independent Colleges New Presidents Program at a dinner in San Diego. more »»

Texas Roadhouse being built near Highlands

January 25, 2015 TRIADELPHIA — Milder winter weather is permitting work to start early on construction of a Texas Roadhouse steakhouse near the Highlands. more »»

Southeastern Ohio Legal Services attorney leaving

January 25, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Southeastern Ohio Legal Services officials have announced Steubenville managing attorney Rob Johns has been hired as the new executive director of the Appalachian Research and Defense... more »»

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