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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

McCutchen’s return spoiled by Braves’ offensive explosion

August 20, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Andrew McCutchen slapped the ball to third base and prepared to put together another patent sprint to first. He barely made it out of the batter’s box. more »»

Brett Keisel stays with Pittsburgh

August 20, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Da Beard is on his way back to ‘Da Burg. more »»

Steelers encouraged by strong play of offensive line

August 20, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The offensive line has been a sore spot for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the past few year. more »»

Briefs

August 20, 2014 Bobcats edge Steubenville STEUBENVILLE — Cambridge’s Hannah Miller found a loose ball and the back of the net in the 46th minute to score the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over the Steubenville girls... more »»

High School lineup

August 20, 2014 Today Volleyball Edison at Steubenville, 5 p.m. Buckeye Local at Catholic Central, 5:30 p.m. Indian Creek at Carrollton, 5:30 p.m. Golf Toronto at Buckeye Local, 11 a.m. more »»

Obituaries

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 »»

Community

Nothing ‘corny’ about this veggie about

August 20, 2014 Corn on the cob is an intriguing vegetable and one children like to navigate through. more »»

1,327 patrons participated in library’s summer reading program

August 20, 2014 A longstanding tradition of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, the summer reading club generated participation from 1,327 patrons representing all ages. more »»

Oglebay woodcarvers show, sale has local participants

August 20, 2014 The Oglebay Woodcarvers Guild will host the 35th-annual wood carving show and sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 30-31 at Oglebay Park’s Crispin Center Pine Room, Wheeling. 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 »»

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 »»

Business

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 »»

QUICK TAKES

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

Ohio's pharmacy board director to leave post

August 20, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The director of Ohio's pharmacy board is leaving his post in September and a new change in state law could impact his replacement. more »»

Kasich mum on Democratic challenger's campaign

August 20, 2014 CINCINATI, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor is staying mum on his Democratic challenger's recent campaign problems. more »»

1 person injured in small plane crash in Ohio

August 20, 2014 BETHEL, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 72-year-old man is recovering from injuries after crash-landing his plane on his own property in southwest Ohio. more »»

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 »»

National Sports

Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

August 20, 2014 GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Michael Phelps got a reminder of just how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final a... more »»

Your Top Plays for Today

August 20, 2014 Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports... more »»

Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

August 20, 2014 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J. more »»

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 »»

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August 19, 2014 During the past weekend, The Boss and I were among what seemed like about 50 of The Drummer’s (soon to be) new family in his house. His house. Those words are just amazing to m. more »

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