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Wellsburg rings in the holiday season

November 29, 2014 WELLSBURG — While the temperature was low, spirits were high for the Wellsburg Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade Friday evening. more »»


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Wellsburg rings in the holiday season

November 29, 2014 WELLSBURG — While the temperature was low, spirits were high for the Wellsburg Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade Friday evening. more »»

WMC unveils new technology

November 29, 2014 WEIRTON — Weirton Medical Center is unveiling its new technology to help detect lymphedema, a condition most common in breast cancer patients. more »»

Students at JVS attend HOSA leadership event

November 29, 2014 BLOOMINGDALE —Twenty students at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School recently headed west to take part in the state Health Occupations Students of America’s Fall Leadership Conferenc. more »»

Wish comes true for Wheeling man

November 29, 2014 PITTSBURGH — On an unseasonably warm November Monday, in a small classroom at the University of Pittsburgh, students of Jeffery Paul Wheeler prepared themselves for his Math 208 class. more »»

City health department sets clinics for month

November 29, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The city health department will conduct free and anonymous HIV testing from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 12. The tests are by appointment, but walk-ins are accepte. more »»

Local Sports

Two-straight solid seasons set Big Red up for strong future

November 29, 2014 CANTON — Two years. Two regional championships. Two trips to the state semifinals. Two years coming up short. more »»


November 29, 2014 CANTON — DeCavilon Reese missed Cleveland Benedictine’s regional title game with Bay Village with an illness. Unfortunately for Big Red, he was back on the field Friday night. more »»

No end in sight for OSU dominance of ‘The Game’

November 29, 2014 COLUMBUS — How did Michigan become the Beach Boys of college football? Like the iconic ‘60s surf and sun band, Michigan is just a shadow of its former greatness, torn apart by infighting, greed,... more »»

Gerbe’s goal lifts Carolina over Penguins

November 29, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Nathan Gerbe’s power-play goal broke a third period tie, and the Carolina Hurricanes earned a rare road win by beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Friday nigh. more »»

Mom: Missing Ohio player texted about concussions

November 29, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A missing Ohio State University football player told his mother in a text message the day he disappeared that concussions had his head messed up, according to a report filed... more »»


Charles Crossley

November 29, 2014 Charles Henry “Sonny” Crossley, 73, of Colliers, WV, died peacefully on Thursday, November 27, 2014, on his 50th wedding anniversary surrounded by his loving wife, Bessie Ann (McMillan) Crossley and... more »»

Norma Kolar

November 29, 2014 Norma A. Kolar, 72, of Smithfield, OH, and most recently Dublin, OH, passed away on November 26, 2014, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cance. more »»

David Allen

November 29, 2014 David Carmel Allen, 65, of Bergholz, OH, passed away November 28, 2014, at his home. He was born September 9, 1949, in New Lexington, OH, a son of Alberta McGhee Allen and the late Floyd Alle. more »»

Phyllis Bridgman

November 29, 2014 Phyllis C. Bridgman, 84, of Toronto, OH, passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2014, in the Lancia Villa Royale Nursing Home in Steubenville, OH. Phyllis was born Feb. more »»

Constance Crago

November 29, 2014 Constance Joan Crago, 75, of New Cumberland, WV, passed away Thursday, November 27, 2014, at home. more »»


Starkdale to present annual live nativity

November 29, 2014 The fourth-annual “Live Nativity” at Starkdale Presbyterian Church in Steubenville is scheduled for Dec. 14 with six presentations repeated every half-hour, starting at 5 p.m. more »»

Church happenings

November 29, 2014 Holiday pierogi orders being taken St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Weirton will hold a holiday pierogi sale (frozen cheese and potato) now through Dec. 7. The cost is $9 a dozen. more »»

Church sermon topics

November 29, 2014 Steubenville-area churches have announced the following sermon themes for their Sunday services: -- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Lord, I Know What I Am. more »»

Letters to the Editor

United Way needs your help

November 23, 2014 To the editor: As you gather with family this holiday season, please take time to think of your Jefferson County neighbors in need. more »»

Democrats should get a backbone

November 23, 2014 To the editor: Ignoring the tea-slurping, ignorant editorials and letters to the editor appearing lately is hard. It forces me to leave many stupid comments unanswere. more »»

Bloomingdale should step up

November 23, 2014 To the editor: With the influx of the oil and gas industry in Eastern Ohio comes new and different pressures on first responders and our civic leaders. more »»

Gasoline prices are questionable

November 23, 2014 To the editor: Have you been following the Comex for gasoline. As of Monday, the cost was $2.01 per gallon. Adding 49 cents for Ohio tax brings it to $2.50 per gallon. more »»

Renforth, Ferguson competed well

November 23, 2014 To the editor: I would like to take time to reflect on the election most recent in the valley. I supported two young candidates. more »»


It’s 2016 and beyond during annual Los Angeles auto show

November 23, 2014 LOS ANGELES — One out of every 10 new vehicles sold in the U.S. last year was purchased in Californi. more »»

Thanksgiving costs more but not too much

November 23, 2014 Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but — and here’s something you can be truly thankful for — it probably won’t empty your wallet. more »»


November 23, 2014 OFFICE CLOSED: The Harrison County Recorder’s Office will be closed Dec. 15-22, while remodeling and renovation work is done, Recorder Tracy Boyer has announced. more »»

Mammography center expands in St. C

November 23, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The St. Clairsville Health Center, an affiliate of Belmont Community Hospital, has expanded its mammography center to make it more accommodating and comfortable for patients. more »»

Perfect attendance

November 23, 2014 State-tested nurses aide Danielle Tanner, right, of the Laurels of Steubenville was recognized during October’s all-staff meeting for perfect attendance in a four-year period. more »»

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Giving thanks turns holidays from 'funk' to 'funky'

November 26, 2014 Just a quick note to say Happy Thanksgiving to all who have stopped by my spot and make it worthwhile to put words to paper, er – words into electronic form. Or whatever it is I do. more »

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