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Meadowcroft to host 21st-annual atlatl competition

PITTSBURGH — Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, part of the Smithsonian-affiliated Senator John Heinz History Center museum system, will host the 21st-annual Meadowcroft Atlatl Competition from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Prehistoric hunters used a spear-thrower called the atlatl, ...

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS

‘Grease’ comes to the Striplight Theatre Stage WEIRTON — Nothing jumpstarts summer dreams quite like high school romance, and no first loves are quite as famous — or as fun — as the ones in “Grease.” Striplight Community Theatre’s show times will be 8 p.m. Friday and ...

Brooke Hills Playhouse opens ‘Fox on the Fairway’

WELLSBURG — When the Brooke Hills Playhouse opens its production of Ken Ludwig’s comedy, “A Fox on the Fairway” this weekend, it will be with a cast that co-director Rob DeSantis of Follansbee calls “... one of the most unified, agreeable and punctual groups I’ve ever worked ...

Nashville performance

Rose Angelica of Mingo Junction performed in Nashville, Tenn., last week during the Country Music Association Fest and received a platinum record award along with her duet partner Donna Cunningham for the hit song “Saturday Night Is Girls Night Out.” Angelica will perform Aug. 4 at the Spot ...

Greek festival opens

Tom Kotsanis, left, and Tony Xidis made gyros on Tuesday during the first afternoon of the 2018 Holy Trinity Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church at Fourth and South streets in Steubenville. The event features Greek dinners and individual food items, as well as pastries, ...

Water, sewer rates must rise, council told

STEUBENVILLE — The need for water and sewer rates to rise became clear to City Council after a presentation by city Accountant David Babela and Water and Wastewater Superintendent Chuck Murphy. Babela recommended against moving $5 out of the monthly sanitation fund payments from customers ...

Mingo moving forward with purchase of new ambulance

MINGO JUNCTION — Village Council discussed several issues on Tuesday, including moving forward with the purchase of a new ambulance. Fire Chief John Wright said he will go through the state purchasing program to buy a new ambulance at a cost of $199,904. Village residents in the May primary ...

Police asking for help after Tuesday bank robbery in city

STEUBENVILLE — City Police are asking businesses in and around the Hollywood City Center to check security cameras for any images of a man who robbed the First National Bank branch on Tuesday morning. Police reported the alarm call came from the bank at 10:15 a.m. Police described the ...

Red Cross begins Missing Types of blood campaign

STEUBENVILLE — The American Red Cross kicked off the Missing Types campaign during a press conference Tuesday at the Historic Fort Steuben. Approximately 40 national partners, including Oreo, Facebook, Google and Major League Baseball will be covering up the letters A, B, and O in their ...

Sentence upped for man intoxicated at county jail

STEUBENVILLE — A man who showed up highly intoxicated at the Jefferson County Jail to serve a sentence for a felony charge of operating a vehicle under the influence found out Monday his sentence had been increased. Ryan P. Carroll, 30, of Cadiz was sentenced to 60 days in the jail by ...