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Firefighters are given additional training exercises in Rayland

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By MIRANDA SEBROSKI Staff writer RAYLAND — Area firefighters received training Sunday to help them be at the top of their game. The Belmont County Tanker Task Force, Jefferson County Tanker Task Force and Ohio Fire Chiefs Water Delivery Technical Advisory Committee started out the day ...

Jesuit professor awarded Fulbright Scholarship

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WHEELING — The study of the German military during World War II is a passion for Jeff Rutherford, and he will get the opportunity to learn more behind European campaigns of the Nazis when he goes to Germany this fall courtesy of a Fulbright Scholarship. Rutherford serves as associate ...

Buckeye students compete in challenge

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Students from Buckeye Local High School worked to complete a S.T.E.M. exercise during the first Sea Air & Land Challenge held Friday at the school. More than a dozen teams featuring nearly 100 students from Buckeye Local, Beaver Local and Quaker Valley high schools took part in the ...

Regional Roundup

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Retail sales show decrease STEUBENVILLE — Gross sales in Jefferson County slightly decreased by 8 percent in February compared to the same period last year. Jefferson County Treasurer Raymond M. Agresta said gross sales for February totaled nearly $55.74 million, generating $836,069 in ...

Area Graduations

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The following is a list of 2018 area graduations planned: COLLEGES ¯ Wheeling Jesuit University — 10:30 a.m., May 5, McDonough Center. ¯ West Virginia Northern Community College — May 11, WesBanco Arena. ¯ Franciscan University of Steubenville — 1 p.m. May 12, Finnegan ...

Gala honorees

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The Ohio Valley Health Center held its annual fundraiser gala to a “Great Gatsby” theme Sunday at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. The event included a social hour; a sit-down dinner; the recognition of honorees; a Chinese and silent auctions; and the announcement of a $40,000 donation to ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Today’s community page offers some candid photos I took at the VIP reception held Thursday at Catholic Central High School’s cafeteria for The Herald-Star Speaker Series guest John Quinones, newsman and longtime anchor of ABC’s “What Would You Do?” After the reception, Quinones spoke ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Arrested: Gina Lenko, 40, 125 Warren St., Rayland, failure to appear, Saturday. Arrested: Edward Dameron, 30, 20 North Byron St., Wintersville, bench warrant, Saturday. Cited: Cameron B. Johnsey, 142 North Sixth St., red light violation; Karlibeth N. Snyder, 129 Connie St., ...

Wintersville man arrested after alleged gun incident

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STEUBENVILLE — A Wintersville man was arrested Sunday evening after he allegedly pulled out and pointed a gun during a traffic altercation, City Police reported. A male driver said he was turning around at Cleveland Avenue and Rockdale Road around 7:41 p.m. Sunday when he cut off another ...

Citywide yard sale set in Toronto

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TORONTO — Spring has officially arrived, allowing many individuals the opportunity to begin their annual seasonal cleaning. For those wishing to get rid of some of that clutter, the answer may be to consider taking part in the Gem City’s upcoming citywide yard sale. Organizer Wendy ...