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Mingo officials look at rentals

MINGO JUNCTION — Village Council on Tuesday approved the village’s first conservation district, which will cap the number of rental units. Resident John Balzano said he has been working for almost 10 months on the process of establishing the neighborhood conservation district. Council ...

A bunch of banana facts

Dear Readers: What do you know about the banana? Available year-round, bananas can be a healthy addition to your diet. The common supermarket banana has about 100 calories and 12 grams of sugar. High in fiber and low in fat, bananas are a good source of potassium, which can help the heart. ...

St. Junipero Serra Hall opens at Franciscan University

STEUBENVILLE — The St. Junipero Serra Residence Hall at the Franciscan University of Steubenville is welcoming its first guests this week, but it’s no stranger to serving as a place to stay. Built in the mid-1960s as the Holiday Inn of Steubenville, the space will be home to more than 145 ...

Workman defiant, Walker takes ‘full responsibility’

CHARLESTON — Chief Justice Margaret Workman had a message Tuesday for those expecting her to resign: She’s not going anywhere. Workman issued a statement Tuesday afternoon after speculation grew that she might resign. The statement came after Justice Robin Davis announced her resignation ...

Serra Hall opens at Franciscan

STEUBENVILLE — The St. Junipero Serra Residence Hall at the Franciscan University of Steubenville is welcoming its first guests this week, but it’s no stranger to serving as a place to stay. Built in the mid-1960s as the Holiday Inn of Steubenville, the space will be home to more than 145 ...

Council says a rate increase will come

STEUBENVILLE — The city’s utility rate increase this year won’t be the $23.70 base rate increase aired in July, but some rate increase, initially to get the water and sewer funds out of debt, will come, followed by more increases in future years. The size of the first increase remains ...

A simulation

Maddox Barnett of Steubenville, grandson of Jennifer Barnett, Jefferson County Farm Bureau administrator, is seated in front of the Massey Ferguson tractor that will offer youth and adults a chance to maneuver through a hay field on a simulator. Jefferson County fairgoers can take advantage of ...

Mingo officials look at rentals

MINGO JUNCTION — Village Council on Tuesday approved the village’s first conservation district, which will cap the number of rental units. Resident John Balzano said he has been working for almost 10 months on the process of establishing the neighborhood conservation district. Council ...

A moment to remember

U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and state Superintendent of Schools Steven Paine joined local school officials, past and present, and representatives of the contractors Tuesday behind Brooke Middle School for a ribbon cutting marking the school’s opening. The national anthem was ...

Mingo Junction issues water boil order

MINGO JUNCTION —The village has issued a water boil order for an area from Petrick Avenue to Montgomery Lane, including the Altamont area, through Friday morning. The boil order was issued following a main water line break Wednesday morning.