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Steubenville Theft: Tool box entered in bed of pickup truck in the 300 block of North Fourth Street on Friday and power and hand tools taken. Cited: Theresa E. Morris, 57, 421 Union Ave., expired plates; and Kelsie D. Snooks, 23, 1310 Oak Grove Ave., public intoxication. Charged: Vandela ...

SVRTA offers bus trips to Pittsburgh

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STEUBENVILLE — The Steel Valley Regional Transit Authority will offer bus service from the Fort Steuben Mall to Weirton Medical Center and areas in Allegheny County, Pa., including Settler’s Ridge at Giant Eagle and the Mall at Robinson near the food court, as well as TJ Maxx at the ...

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Tri-State Ladies Tea Society meets


Members of the Tri-State Ladies Tea Society traveled to Mars, Pa., for their annual holiday tea held in November at the Johnston House where the women enjoyed a luncheon and shopping. The tea marks the traditional start of the holiday season for the members. The event also was occasion to ...

THREAT SENTENCE — Jami L. Anderson, 29, of Steubenville was sentenced to 12 months in jail on Tuesday by retired Judge John Mark Solovan after Anderson pleaded guilty to intimidation of a public official. Anderson confronted and threatened Jefferson County Prosecutor Jane Hanlin outside the courthouse on Sept. 13.
-- Mark Law

Woman faces year in jail in threat to prosecutor Hanlin

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STEUBENVILLE — Jami L. Anderson, 29, of Steubenville was sentenced to a year in jail on Tuesday by retired Judge John Mark Solovan after Anderson pleaded guilty to intimidation of a public official involving threats she made to Jefferson County Prosecutor Jane Hanlin outside the courthouse on ...

Community news from around the area


Country Friends to host square dance band, Sands of Time COLLIERS — Country Friends will host the Country Hoedown Round and Square Dance Band on Friday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Police Lodge Road, Colliers. Sands of Time will entertain on Saturday. The doors open at 6 p.m., ...

THE SHERIFF’S MUSTACHE — Danica Mills clips the curls of Hancock County Sheriff Ralph Fletcher’s iconic handlebar mustache Tuesday following the announcement of a donation of more than $8,000 through a No Shave November fundraiser held by local law enforcement officers. Mills raised nearly $600 through a door-to-door collection. Fletcher has had the handlebars for decades and used a depiction of the mustache on signs during his most recent political campaign.
-- Craig Howell

Charity clips handlebars, helps children

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NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County law enforcement officials have raised nearly $9,000 to benefit youth dealing with illnesses, injuries and more, all as part of this year’s No Shave November fundraiser. Officers from the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department, Weirton Police Department, New ...

The Follansbee Christmas in the Park Committee on Monday presented $2,500 each to the Anderson Children’s Home, the Follansbee R.E.A.C.H. Program and the family of Willow Moore, a local girl with special medical needs. The money was raised through vendors’ booths fees and drawings held during the two-day festival. On hand were, front, from left, Tina Salisbury and her daughter, Willow; Ed Wilkerson of Follansbee R.E.A.C.H.; Josh Swartz, Anderson Children’s Home; Bill Kocher, Follansbee R.E.A.C.H.; and Kathy Santoro, co-chair for the festival: and back, committee member Dana Griffin; Matt Moore, Willow’s father; committee members Donna Taibi Sullivan, Stacey Williams and Nina Meca; and Bill Secrist, festival co-chair. — Warren Scott

Christmas in the Park aids three groups

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FOLLANSBEE — As co-chair of the Christmas in the Park committee, 3rd Ward Councilwoman Kathy Santoro has said that much like the holiday that inspired it, the annual festival promotes the spirit of giving. And this year proceeds from vendors’ fees and drawings held during the two-day ...

Regional roundup

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Water board applicants sought FOLLANSBEE — Officials are seeking residents from the city’s 1st and 5th wards to serve on the volunteer water board. Those interested should submit a letter of interest to the City Building no later than Friday. Blood drive set Monday BLOOMINGDALE — A ...

Weirton Building Enforcement to move forward with demolition

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WEIRTON — The city’s Building Enforcement Agency has voted to move forward with demolition proceedings on a group of downtown properties, all owned by the same individual, along with another downtown property that caught fire earlier this year. During Monday’s meeting, the board ...

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Speakeasy Singers perform for lightup

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Ralph Parissi and Maura Reiff of the Weirton Striplight Theatre’s Speakeasy Singers performed Christmas tunes for the lighting of the Christmas display outside the Follansbee City Building Monday. Santa Claus visited with children, and hot chocolate and cookies supplied by the Follansbee ...