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Meeks announces her retirement

August 26, 2014 From staff reports STEUBENVILLE — Eastern Gateway Community College President Laura Meeks announced her planned retirement to the board of trustees and employees on Monda. more »»


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Meeks announces her retirement

August 26, 2014 From staff reports STEUBENVILLE — Eastern Gateway Community College President Laura Meeks announced her planned retirement to the board of trustees and employees on Monda. more »»

Trinity doctor uses new surgical procedure

August 26, 2014 By WARREN SCOTT Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — New technology allowed Trinity Health System on Monday to add a new surgical procedure that officials say will ease a woman’s recovery from a hysterectomy. more »»

Volunteer firefighter lauded in Toronto

August 26, 2014 TORONTO — A city volunteer firefighter was lauded for his service during Monday’s City Council meeting. more »»

Judge suppresses breathalyzer test for officer

August 26, 2014 TORONTO — Toronto county court Judge Joseph Corabi has suppressed a breathalyzer test for a Wintersville police officer who was arrested on a drunk driving charge in March but the case will continue... more »»

Remember Netscape browser? Class of ’18 doesn’t

August 26, 2014 MILWAUKEE — If you want to feel old, this might do it: Madonna’s daughter, Lourdes Ciccone Leon, has enrolled as a freshman at the University of Michigan. more »»

Local Sports

Weir soccer off to hot start

August 26, 2014 WHEELING — At one point this summer there was some question as to whether Wheeling Central would be able to field a boys’ soccer tea. more »»

Union Local spikes Huskies

August 26, 2014 MORRISTOWN — Trailing 7-1 during the third game of Monday night’s Buckeye 8 high school volleyball tilt against Harrison Central, Union Local head coach Bridget Brooks called time to calm her troop. more »»

Meyer says Buckeyes are ready to go behind new QB, J.T. Barrett

August 26, 2014 COLUMBUS — A week after the loss of three-year starting quarterback Braxton Miller, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is going through final preparations for the Buckeyes’ opener on Saturday against Nav. more »»

WVU’s Banks suspended for 3 games

August 26, 2014 MORGANTOWN — The fate of Ishmael “Icky” Banks has finally been revealed. more »»

Pirates done in by Cardinals to open series

August 26, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Jared Hughes was a strike away from putting the St. Louis Cardinals in serious trouble. That’s when his problems bega. more »»


Thomas Boychan Sr.

August 26, 2014 Thomas J. Boychan Sr. 86, of Steubenville, died Monday August 25, 2014. at home. He was born May 7, 1928, in Steubenville. He is the son of the late Thomas E. and Mary Melko Boychan. more »»

Darold Sutphin

August 26, 2014 Darold L. “Cotton” Sutphin, 92, of Brilliant, Ohio passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014, at the Gables Care Center in Hopedale, Ohio. more »»

Elvira Bellisario

August 26, 2014 Elvira Bellisario, 89, of Weirton, passed away Monday, August 25, 2014, at hom. more »»

Verla Brady

August 26, 2014 Verla (Wilson) Brady, 95, of Follansbee, WV, peacefully passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014, at Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, OH. more »»

Helen Cross

August 26, 2014 Helen E. “Liz” Young Cross, 80 of Bethany, WV, passed away August 24. Visitation Wednesday, 3-8 p.m., Reasner Funeral Home, Wellsburg. Service 11 a.m. Thursday. more »»


What’s going on throughout the area

August 26, 2014 Women steelworkers to meet The fourth-annual gathering for all women who have worked for or are working for Weirton Steel Corp., International Steel Group or ArcelorMittal Steel will be held at 5 p.m. more »»

Big Red majorettes

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Iris Craig to lead Woman’s Club of Steubenville

August 25, 2014 Iris Craig of Toronto, the new president of the GFWC/Ohio Woman’s Club of Steubenville, has completed work with her team of officers and chairmen for the 2014-15 club calendar, which will begin Sep. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Many helped bring Steubenville alive

August 24, 2014 To the editor: Book bags are being dusted off, new school supplies are in the stores and the last concert of the 2014 Fort Steuben Summer Concert Series was performed in the Louis Berkman... more »»

Back-to-School Bash helps students

August 24, 2014 To the editor: On Au. more »»

FitzGerald deserves your vote

August 24, 2014 To the editor: I don’t care that he let his license run out, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald focused on the job as Cuyahoga County executive. Republican Gov. more »»

Water problems not easy to take

August 24, 2014 To the editor: Many of the residents in Mingo Junction can understand what the people of Toledo are going through. more »»

Democrats key to future success

August 24, 2014 To the editor: If you don’t like what John Boehner and his Republican-held Congress has been doing, vote in Jennifer Garrison for Congress. more »»



August 24, 2014 CONFERENCE: Jonathan Langham of Wellsburg, a registered piano technician, was among nearly 600 piano service specialists, manufacturers and suppliers from many states, Canada, Germany and the... more »»

New equipment for JVS welders

August 24, 2014 BLOOMINGDALE — A surge in funding and oil and gas opportunities has led to some significant upgrades at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. more »»

Validated winner

August 24, 2014 more »»

Brightway ribbon

August 24, 2014 more »»

Real Estate Transfers

August 22, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Larry Murray to Lynda Murray, metes, Knox Township. Sonny and Virginia Noon to Mark Noon, 1.063 acres, Mount Pleasant Township. more »»

Ohio News

Ohio judge disqualified after felony indictment

August 26, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court says a Cuyahoga County Common Pleas judge is disqualified from hearing cases after a grand jury issued of a five-count felony indictment against him. more »»

Man gets 5 years in investment fraud scheme

August 26, 2014 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday sentenced a man accused of running an investment fraud scheme that lost millions in investor dollars to serve five years in federal prison. more »»

Father of student: fatal flight was to see sights

August 26, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — The father of one of four college students killed when their plane crashed in suburban Cleveland says the four were apparently just taking a late-night flight to see the city. more »»

DSW 2Q results top Street, ups full-year outlook

August 26, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — DSW's fiscal second-quarter net income climbed 2 percent, bolstered by improving sales and reduced expenses. more »»

Philadelphia auxiliary bishop to lead Ohio diocese

August 26, 2014 TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Pope Francis has appointed the auxiliary bishop from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to lead the Catholic Diocese of Toledo. more »»

National Sports

CiCi Bellis, 15, youngest US Open winner since '96

August 27, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — While 15-year-old American CiCi Bellis was in the process of stunning a Grand Slam finalist to become the youngest player to win a U. more »»

Royal box: His Airness now a member of Club Fed

August 27, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — His Airness is now a member of Club Fed. more »»

Sarkisian: USC looking into Shaw's heroic story

August 27, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian says the school is investigating defensive back Josh Shaw's claim that he injured both of his ankles jumping off a balcony to save his... more »»

UNC probing report of alleged hazing incident

August 27, 2014 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is investigating a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a walk-on receiver with a possible concussion. more »»

Women talk about sports on CBS Sports Network

August 26, 2014 CBS officials talked about an all-women sports show for more than a year, and now they're set to make television history. more »»

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