CENTER LEADERS — Members of the Ohio Valley Health Center board of directors include, front, from left, President Francesca Carinci, Acting Secretary Rosann Trimmer, Dr. Mary Mihalyo and Vicki Littlejohn; and back, Kyle Brown, Treasurer Tom Timmons, Keith Murdock, Robert A. Gribben and Mark Judy. Dr. Charn Nandra is medical director, and other board members are Gertrude DeHart, Dr. Denise Lucas, Anthony Mougianis, Executive Director Trudy Wilson and Patricia Fletcher and Dr. Frank Petrola, trustees emeritus. 
-- Janice Kiaski

Health center gala candids


Today’s page offers candids taken at the Ohio Valley Health Center’s 11th-annual gala held Sunday at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville.

CODE DISCUSSION — Steubenville City Manager Jim Mavromatis listened while Councilwoman at large Kimberly Hahn explained why she called for a property maintenance code workshop Wednesday afternoon. - Dave Gossett

Steubenville Council talks code enforcement

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STEUBENVILLE — Councilwoman at large Kimberly Hahn led a two-hour discussion Wednesday afternoon about improving the city’s maintenance code, helping citizens understand it and detailing how to file complaints. And then she listened, as Ronnie Gaylord of the city’s building department ...

SPIRIT OF GIVING — On behalf of the OFWC-GFWC Woman's Club of Steubenville, Iris Craig, center, president, presented two checks for $1,000 at the club’s April meeting. One went to the Ohio Valley Health Center, which was accepted by board President Francesca Carinci, left, and the other to the United Way of Jefferson County, accepted by Kate Sedgmer, its executive director. 
-- Janice Kiaski

Club presents checks, adds member


STEUBENVILLE — The OFWC-GFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville is edging closer to the end of its 2016-17 club year of meetings with only two more to go. The club will meet Monday at the Steubenville Country Club for its noon luncheon and business meeting where Beth Rupert Warren and Soundra ...

Police reports

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Steubenville Cited: Hannah N. Leasure, 20, 139 Hamilton Drive, Toronto, failure to signal turn; Samantha L. Yarnevic, 25, 210 National Road, Toronto, driving with suspended license; Talea G.E. King, 23, 67 Gullette Lane, Weirton, expired plates; Sarah K. Gentile, 43, 4 Normandy Drive, ...

CHIEF SENTENCING — Defense attorney Steven Stickles stands over his client, Robert Mieczkowski, during Mieczkowski’s sentencing in a Jefferson County Common Pleas courtroom on Wednesday. 

Mieczkowski was sentenced to 60 days of house arrest and three years of probation after his conviction of improperly having a hand in the sale of a personal vehicle to Smithfield, where he was serving as police chief. - Mark Law

Former Smithfield police chief sentenced

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STEUBENVILLE — Former Smithfield police Chief Robert Mieczkowski, 60, was sentenced Wednesday by visiting retired Judge John Mark Solovan to 60 days of house arrest and three years of probation for Mieczkowski’s role in the sale of a personal vehicle to Smithfield. Mieczkowski was ...

Community happenings


Fort’s annual dinner meeting has a different element to it STEUBENVILLE — The annual meeting and dinner of the Old Fort Steuben Project will be held May 10 at Hellenic Hall at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church located at 300 S. Fourth St. And organizers of the event note that there ...

THE ANNOUNCEMENT — Franco Carapellotti of 68 Properties announced Wednesday afternoon the first two tenants to move into the restaurant buildings at the Inn at Franciscan Square will be a Rubi’s Pizza & Grill and a Brooklyn Bagel Co. - Dave Gossett

Two new tenants set for Inn at Franciscan Square

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STEUBENVILLE — Franco Carapellotti chose the monthly Faith in the Future luncheon Wednesday to announce the first two tenants for the restaurant buildings at the Inn at Franciscan Square. “We are opening two businesses in the upper building as you come down University Boulevard. The first ...

4-H club news


43 Ramblers The 43 Ramblers 4-H Club members distributed the chocolate-covered Oreos and pretzels that were chosen as a fundraiser at the meeting held at the Glenn Mills Senior Community Center in Richmond. Kyle Koehnlein presided at the meeting attended by 11. Member reports were heard, ...

Wrongful death suit filed against JMHA

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STEUBENVILLE — The estates of a woman and young child killed in an April 2015 fire at a rental house have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Jefferson County Common Pleas Court against the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority and four of its employees. The fire at 1331 Wellesley Ave. on ...

Indian Creek updated on new school plans

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WINTERSVILLE — The Indian Creek Local Board of Education is taking steps to advance its master facilities plan for two new school buildings. Joshua Predovich, project manager for the Columbus-based SHP Leading Design firm, updated district officials on findings from recent community ...