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Steubenville’s Anthony Violi, 100, ready to dot the ‘i’

STEUBENVILLE — The letter “i” is extra special in Anthony Violi’s alphabet. Especially come Saturday, when the 100-year-old Steubenville resident gets to dot it in Script Ohio as part of the annual TBDBITL Alumni Reunion game at halftime of the Ohio State University Buckeyes’ game ...

City’s street paving plans unveiled

STEUBENVILLE — The city street paving program for 2019 is proposed to include five streets, with design work on major projects going on in the background. City Engineer Michael Dolak unveiled his department’s proposal to City Council during a meeting Tuesday. The city-funded street ...

Ex-JCDD worker pleads guilty to assault

STEUBENVILLE — A former Jefferson County Developmental Disabilities care worker pleaded guilty on Wednesday before Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Michelle Miller to the assault of a client. Ayla M. Kellar, 21, of Apartment E-5, 601 Two Ridge Road, Wintersville, pleaded guilty to ...

‘Feeding the Local Economy’ is theme for chamber dinner

STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County and the Tri-State Area are home to many eateries, ranging from popular chains to locally and family owned businesses that date back decades. Within a very small radius, residents can find cuisines ranging from Greek and Italian to Asian, American, Mexican and ...

Gunman shoots four at Pa. magistrate’s office

MASONTOWN, Pa. — The man who shot four people at the office of a Fayette County, Pa., magistrate was facing charges of strangulation and assault in relation to an August domestic violence incident. State police and District Attorney Rich Bower did not identify the man, but said he was shot ...

Wheeling celebrates W.Va. Day of Hope

WHEELING — One had 46 years clean, while another had just 19 days. The differences among those who gathered Saturday in Wheeling to promote substance abuse prevention and recovery were vast. But many of them had one thing in common — they were those in various stages of recovery from ...

‘Cloak & Dagger on the Air’ to be presented

CHESTER — “Cloak & Dagger on the Air: Blind Shuffle” will be presented at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Davis Brothers Pharmacy Pavilion in Chester City Park. Presented by the Ohio Valley Cloak & Dagger Company, in partnership with Striplight Community Theatre of Weirton, “Cloak ...

United Way Golf

First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union is serving as the title sponsor for the Weirton United Way’s 2018 Fall Golf Tournament, set for Saturday at Mountaineer’s Woodview Golf Course. Tee-off for the four-person team scramble event is 9 a.m. Proceeds go to the Weirton United ...

Gold sponsor

Lyle’s Auto is the gold sponsor of the Weirton United Way Fall Golf Tournament, set for Saturday at Mountaineer’s Woodview Golf Course. Going over final plans are, from left, Luke Myers, 2018 campaign chair; Dave Lyle of Lyle’s Auto; Chris Hatala, 2018 campaign vice chair; and Linda ...

Bridge work could begin next month

STEUBENVILLE — The Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission has learned work on the new Ohio River bridge could begin next month. The project was among several, including the New Cumberland Route 2 bypass, discussed by the regional board on Wednesday. Mike Witherow, a ...