Warren Scott
SHOWING APPRECIATION — Members of Greater Zion Temple Family Worship Center, including many youth, presented soft drinks and gift cards to local restaurants to members of the Steubenville Police and Jefferson County Sheriff’s departments to show their appreciation for their protection of the community. -- Warren Scott

Church thanks local law enforcement

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville police officers and Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies who were called to Greater Zion Temple Family Worship Center on Saturday didn’t know what to expect, so they were surprised when they were presented cases of soft drinks and gift cards to local restaurants ...

CREDIT UNION AWARD —  A highlight of the annual meeting of First Choice America Credit Union on Tuesday night was the presentation of the annual Community Spirit Award to the Urban Mission of Steubenville, a non-profit organization that supports the needs of the poor and disadvantaged through food pantries, emergency shelters and other services to people in the upper Ohio Valley. The organization received a plaque and a cash award of $2,500. On hand were, from left, Edward L. Kennedy and John R. Thayer, credit union board members; Scott E. Winwood, president and CEO of the credit union; the Rev. Ashley Steele, executive director of the Urban Mission; Kenneth W. Truax, chairman of the First Choice board; and Robert Mrvos, board member.  -- Contributed

First Choice America honors Urban Mission Ministries


WEIRTON — First Choice America Credit Union made steady progress in 2016 amid tough competition and a lackluster economy, according to officials. The credit union’s annual meeting was held Tuesday at the Pepsi-Cola Roadhouse in Burgettstown, and Kenneth W. Truax, board chairman said the ...

Campus news


Capital University Brennan Czuchran of Rayland was named to the fall president’s list at Capital University. Lindsay Bodnar, Toronto; Emilee Karas, Wintersville Robyn Runkel, Steubenville; and Domenic Silvestri, Weirton, were named to the fall provost’s list at the university West ...

Roll Over

Roll over accident along U.S. Route 22

Local News

Emergency crews were dispatched to the University Boulevard exit of U.S. Route 22 after a truck towing a trailer carrying a pickup truck rolled over at a sharp bend in the road Friday night. The driver, who wasn’t harmed, said he swerved to miss an oncoming vehicle in the one-way section of ...

Sweet Stop

Sweet Stop Bakery open in Toronto


Toronto has a new option for baked goods with the grand opening of the Sweet Stop Bakery, 212 Main St. The bakery, which specializes in a wide variety of gourmet cupcakes, cake pops, cookies, chocolate covered pretzels, brownies and coffee cakes, is open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. ...

Community calendar


Today Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon, 7 p.m., Wheeling College, Whelan Hall, 316 Washington Ave., Wheeling. Alcoholics Anonymous, Sunday Morning Awareness Group, open discussion, 10 a.m., Trinity Medical Center East staff conference room; information, (740) 266-5081; As Bill Sees It ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Arrested: James S. Smith, 20, 1012 McKinley Ave., Steubenville, failure to appear, Saturday. Arrested: John Ware II, 30, 1108 Wilson Ave., Steubenville, failure to appear, Saturday. Arrested: Antonio McDonald, 59, 804 Oakmont Ave., Steubenville, domestic violence, ...

NEW MANAGEMENT TEAM — Tara Bowman has been named Carriage Inn of Steubenville’s new administrator, while Douglas Wagstaff is the facility’s new director of nursing services. -- Jess Looman

New management team members in place at Carriage Inn of Steubenville


STEUBENVILLE — The Carriage Inn of Steubenville is welcoming two new individuals to its management team. Tara Bowman, LNHA, and Douglas Wagstaff, registered nurse, have hit the ground running as the facility’s new administrator and director of nursing services, respectively. Bowman ...

RENOVATING THE DEALERSHIP — Straub Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Glen Dale is undergoing renovations.

Straub renovates dealership in Glen Dale


GLEN DALE — A local automotive company plans to finish a multi-million dollar renovation project this summer. According to Executive Manager Bryan Fato, Straub Automotive recently began major construction at the site of its Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram dealership at 1502 Wheeling Ave. Acquired ...