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President draws strong reaction from crowd

WHEELING — They danced and sang, chanted and waved signs — and they expressed overwhelming support for President Donald J. Trump. The thousands of people who visited WesBanco Arena in downtown Wheeling on Saturday evening cheered as the president spoke, reacting especially strongly when he ...

Second of three gubernatorial debate set at Marietta College

MARIETTA — The two major party candidates seeking to become Ohio’s next governor will meet in Marietta Monday for the second of three debates leading up to the Nov. 6 election. Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine will answer questions during a televised debate expected to ...

Trump, Morrisey stand together in Wheeling

WHEELING — President Donald Trump told a crowd Saturday in Wheeling he wants Republican U.S. Senate nominee Patrick Morrisey in the Senate. Trump permitted Morrisey, currently West Virginia’s attorney general, to speak at length during his rally Saturday at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling. Then ...

Local woman honored for volunteer spirit and community contributions

STEUBENVILLE — A well-known local “giver” of time and compassion has been honored with the St. Clare Award for her spirit of volunteerism and community involvement. Gloria Renda of Steubenville was honored Sept. 22 during the annual Sylvania Franciscan Gala in Sylvania, Ohio, near ...

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Two pedestrians struck NEW SOMERSET — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating an accident which left two pedestrians hospitalized on Friday. A white Toyota that was traveling south bound near New Somerset and lost control, leaving the road and striking two pedestrians and a ...

JB Green Team wants area to ‘Stock the Pantry’

STEUBENVILLE — The JB Green Team wants area residents to “Stock the Pantry” between Monday and Nov. 16 by depositing paper, books and cardboard in the recycling trailer parked near J.C. Penney’s entrance at the Fort Steuben Mall. All proceeds from the recyclables will be donated to ...

JMHA earns clean audit award from state

STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority is receiving an Auditor of State award for a clean audit for 2017 from State Auditor Dave Yost. To qualify, a governmental agency must file timely reports following generally accepted accounting principles with the state ...

Town hall meeting set to focus on school safety

STEUBENVILLE — The LaBelle Neighbors Who Care will present the second in a series of town hall meetings with the emphasis on Thursday’s event focusing on school safety and the state of education in the Ohio Valley. The open forum-style meeting will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at ...

Mazeroski withdraws from race for state post

STEUBENVILLE — Bob Mazeroski has withdrawn from the race for 96th District state representative, according to Matt Parise, chairman of the Jefferson County Republican Party. The county board of elections confirmed Friday afternoon that Mazeroski had withdrawn from the ...

City sets bulk item trash pickup schedule

STEUBENVILLE — The city has scheduled its fall bulk item trash pickup on Fridays in October and November. Unlike previous years, the pickup is being scheduled by ward. Residents who do not know which ward they live in may find out on the city website, www.cityofsteubenville.us. Because of ...