RENOVATION WORK TO BEGIN — Officials with the Catholic Diocese of Steubenville have confirmed interior renovation work will begin this winter at Holy Name Cathedral in Steubenville. Diocesan spokesman Dino Orsatti said Bishop Jeffrey M. Monforton hopes to celebrate the diocese’s 75th anniversary in 2020 in the cathedral.

Cathedral renovation to start this winter

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — A Cadiz contractor is expected to start interior work on the Holy Name Cathedral renovation project in the next several months. Dino Orsatti, communications director for the Diocese of Steubenville, confirmed Friday the first of several steps in the process to remodel the ...

Campus news


Kent State University The following area students were named to the summer dean’s list at Kent State University: Mike Garman and Caitlin Tomczyk, Toronto; and Christa Balder and Shannon Compher, Scio. The following area students participated in summer commencement at the ...

SERVICE ABOVE SELF —  Steubenville Rotary President Alan Hall stands in his office at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County. Hall said the International Rotary as well as the Steubenville Rotary Club have been working hard for years to eradicate polio cases across the globe.

Rotary Club works to end polio

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Alan Hall was 2 years old when he received his polio vaccination. “When I was born in the early 1950s, mothers were panic-stricken about polio. I had a cousin who had been diagnosed with polio and no one was sure how to prevent it. In those days we all saw photos of people, ...

Mt. Everest climber speaks to chamber


ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Overcoming challenges is an important part of life and business, and on Oct. 12 members of the St. Clairsville Area Chamber of Commerce heard from a man who has conquered one of the biggest challenges on the planet. Alan Mallory, an international speaker, author and human ...

Community calendar


(EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. Meeting changes and updates should be directed to Janice Kiaski, Herald-Star community editor, at or (740) 283-4711, ext. 346.) Today Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon, ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Cited: JaQuin Boston, 27, Steubenville, marked lanes violation and no operator’s license; Gregory Lewis, 56, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, speeding and driving under a suspended license; Marc Litzinger, 37, Steubenville, driving under a suspended license, Roneal Buford, 24, ...


Repairing a downtown mural

Local News

Muralist Rushton Baker painted blocks on the west wall of the former Steubenville Elks building on Washington Street as part of a restoration project. Part of the original Centennial Arch mural on the wall disintegrated from exposure to the weather and ripped away from the brick surface. Baker ...

Appliance depot

Appliance Depot now open


The Appliance Depot, Appliances and Furniture Store is now open in the North Fourth Street location in downtown Steubenville that was the longtime home of the Frank & Jerry Furniture and Appliance store on North Fourth Street in Steubenville. Owner and President LaTasha Atteberry said the ...

Low gross winners for the club championship were, from left, Laura Froehlich, A Flight; Edie Higgins, B Flight; and Sondra Hyde, C Flight; and low gross winners were Lucy Karaan, A Flight; Rose Kaczmarek, B Flight; and Margie Serafini, C Flight. 
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Town and Country finishes season


Town and Country Golf finished the season and awarded winners for the club championship and season.Low gross winners for the club championship were, from left, Laura Froehlich, A Flight; Edie Higgins, B Flight; and Sondra Hyde, C Flight; and low gross winners were Lucy Karaan, A Flight; Rose ...