Local News

School board holds reorganization meeting

STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville City Schools Board of Education held a reorganization meeting 6 p.m. Wednesday with the regular meeting immediately following. The board elected new officers and committee members to serve for the next year. Greg Agresta was voted in as president and Tom ...

Government calendar

To encourage citizen participation in local government, this calendar listing the meeting times and places of public agencies will appear every Monday. To list an event, call the Herald-Star newsroom at (740) 283-4711 or send a fax to (740) 284-7355. This week’s meetings ...

Indian Creek leaders ready to build

WINTERSVILLE – Things are getting exciting in the Indian Creek Local School District, according to officials. The administration held their first Core meeting with Akron based architecture firm Sol Harris Day and the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission on Friday. “It’s exciting to ...

Collaros Foundation provides new uniforms for all-stars

STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County All-Stars basketball team has received updated uniforms from the Zach Collaros Foundation. Teammates sported the signature gold and blue apparel for their first home game against the Holmes County Bucks on Jan. 8 and now have two types of uniforms for ...

Looking for hidden treasures

I am always getting questions about what “things” we are finding in the renovation and construction of the Main Library — and I am sorry to say, “not much.” The renovation of a 1902 building sometimes reveals tid-bits from the past, and have some of those items on display at our ...

New at the library

New books available at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County include: Fiction Moondust Lake by Davis Bunn — A top executive in the family business, Buddy Helms lives and works under the thumb of his powerful father. He’s proved himself time and again to the manipulative ...

Bookmobile

Here is this week’s schedule for the bookmobile: Monday Sienna Rehabilitation Meridian Green Apartments Westwood Drive Tuesday 2nd St. front of Rivers Landing, Brilliant 10 a.m. Valley Hospice, 12 p.m. Ridge Avenue Wednesday Main Library parking lot, 9 a.m.to 2 ...

Getting settled in new home

STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Health Center started seeing patients this week at its new location downtown at 423 South St. And Marc Pettengill of Stratton was among them. “I think it works better because it’s closer — more access for people,” Pettengill said of the center’s ...

Developer talks about changes for Steubenville

STEUBENVILLE — Franco Carapellotti wouldn’t say it was easy convincing big name franchises more concerned about median income and traffic counts than seizing opportunities to locate in Franciscan Square. “Any franchise we could think of we talked to them,” Carapellotti joked Friday, ...

Givens remembered for his commitment to serving others

WELLSBURG — Former West Virginia Delegate Roy Givens died Jan. 3. after a lifetime of helping others and a long list of political experience to show for it, according to friends and those who served beside him. “He was dedicated to the people of Brooke County and Ohio County,” said ...