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Hoodstock ready to rock at Capitol Theatre

July 6, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — In less than a month, Hoodstock 2015 will rock the Capitol Theatre in Wheeling. The second-annual event will begin at 5 p.m. on Aug. more »»


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Hoodstock ready to rock at Capitol Theatre

July 6, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — In less than a month, Hoodstock 2015 will rock the Capitol Theatre in Wheeling. The second-annual event will begin at 5 p.m. on Aug. more »»

Host of events held to mark the Fourth in Wellsburg

July 6, 2015 WELLSBURG —Residents and visitors could celebrate Independence Day by taking part in a variety of activities in a weeklong celebration of the holiday. more »»

Gentile secures scholar dollars for EGCC

July 6, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — State Sen. more »»

Tax doubles on back of gas boom

July 6, 2015 WHEELING — They may not play guitar or sing on the Capitol Theatre stage, but out-of-state workers staying in local hotels as part of the Marcellus and Utica shale boom are having a major impact on... more »»

Feds toughen pipeline rules

July 6, 2015 WHEELING — A rupture of the 20-inch diameter ATEX Express pipeline led nearly 24,000 barrels of ethane to scorch 5 acres of Brooke County woodlands in January, while prompting about 100 calls to... more »»

Local Sports

A bull market

July 7, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Pedro Alvarez wasn’t thinking about family matters with the game on the line. more »»

4 Bucs

July 7, 2015 NEW YORK — Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Jo... more »»

Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

July 7, 2015 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life. more »»

Women distanced from FIFA scandal during World Cup

July 7, 2015 VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a few moments over the past month, the Women’s World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away. more »»

Women’s World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in U.S.

July 7, 2015 NEW YORK — The United States’ win over Japan in the Women’s World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television. more »»


Donald Spicer

July 6, 2015 Donald Ray Spicer, 75, of Toronto, OH, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2015, peacefully in his home surrounded by his family. Don was born August 1, 1939, in Steubenville, OH, son of the late James G. more »»

Greysen Bernardi

July 6, 2015 Greysen Matthew Bernardi, age 3, of Orlando, FL, passed away July 1, 2015. Greysen was born October 6, 2011, in Winter Garden, FL. He is the beloved son of Jason Bernardi and Ashley Feht. more »»

Michael Mularcik

July 6, 2015 Michael Henry “Mike” Mularcik was called to the Heavenly Father on June 27, 2015. Born July 29, 1941, the son of the late Michael Joseph and Mary Lee Chinksa Mularcik, he was 73 years of age. more »»

Regetta Allen

July 6, 2015 Regetta A. Allen, 80, of Steubenville, died Saturday July 4, 2015, at her home. She was born September 1, 1934, in Steubenville, the daughter of the late Frank and Anna Corella Brigant. more »»

LaVonne Balint

July 6, 2015 LaVonne June (Regan) Balint, 81, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2015, at Weirton Medical Center, Weirton, WV. LaVonne was born on June 18, 1934, in Follansbee, WV. more »»


Record crowd for Burger Bash, corn hole competition

July 7, 2015 Despite a downpour of rain, a record crowd of 130 people moved inside the Best Western Plus University Inn in Steubenville for an evening of food, games and prizes for the fifth-annual “Pool Side... more »»

Community happenings

July 7, 2015 Weirton Kiwanis Club member attends international convention Mary Kay Olashuk of the Weirton Kiwanis Club and Blake Williams of the Wheeling Kiwanis Club joined the West Virginia delegation and... more »»

Lifestyles news

July 7, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Aubrey Bodo of Steubenville and Eric Zalenski of Bloomingdale will exchange vows today during a ceremony at Myrtle Beach, S.C. more »»

Awards presented at New Cumberland Lions Club meeting

July 6, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — Numerous awards were presented when the New Cumberland Lions met recently. Past District Gov. Eva Dague was a guest. more »»

‘Every Hero Has a Story’ reading club activities detailed

July 6, 2015 “Every Hero Has A Story” summer reading club activities at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County lined up this week include the following: -- Game Night for kids will be today from... more »»

Letters to the Editor

Looking for a good president

July 5, 2015 To the editor: The 2016 presidential campaign is well under way, even though it’s about a year too early. The name-calling, mudslinging and lying has started. more »»

From tragedy to triumph

July 5, 2015 To the editor: Everyone was horrified when we heard news of the Charleston church massacre. more »»

Questions about being truthful

July 5, 2015 To the editor: As a young attorney for the House Judiciary Committee investigating Watergate, Hil-liar-ry Clinton was fired by her supervisor, Democrat Jerry Zeifma. more »»

Help needed in Glen Robbins

July 5, 2015 To the editor: I’m writing because of a little park that is in the town of Glen Robbins. It is in need of some major repair work. more »»

Indian Creek golf outing a success

June 28, 2015 To the editor: Indian Creek would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for donating their time and making a contribution. more »»


SUVs, muscle cars help auto industry maintain momentum

July 5, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — Americans again bought vehicles that sit up high and come loaded with features like backup cameras and smartphone capabilities in June. Horsepower was also in; gas-sipping not so muc. more »»

Huntington Bank announces special offer for homebuyers

July 5, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Huntington Bank is launching an initiative to help get local residents into homes of their own with a special offer designed to relieve some of the financial burdens associated with... more »»

Quick Takes

July 5, 2015 CERTIFIED: Michele Swan, MSN, FNP-BC, CNSC, a member of Dr. Himanshu P. Desai’s team at Trinity Digestive and Nutrition Center, has achieved her board certification in nutrition suppor. more »»

Shell secures authorization in Arctic drilling

July 5, 2015 JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell has secured another federal authorization as it pursues plans to drill exploration wells in the Arctic waters off the Alaska coast. The U.S. more »»

Trade schools run risk of losing financial aid

July 5, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out “impatient” individuals who have “few people in their lives who care about the. more »»

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Glenn Miller played in the rain, and car interiors left scars

June 22, 2015 Something's been bugging me since I received the notice via the Herald-Star app Friday afternoon (if you subscribe, you get breaking news updates right to your smartphone, folks) that the Army band... more »

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