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City law enforcement task force readied

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — A new, four- man police squad will start focusing on high crime areas next week, using police cruisers, unmarked cars and following up on citizen complaints, City Manager Jim Mavromatis announced Tuesday night. Mavromatis had been away from his desk for three weeks recovering ...

MEETING HIGHLIGHTS — On hand for a District Governor’s Night held Oct. 5 and hosted by the Mingo Lions Club were, seated, from left, Zone 8 Chair Terry Snyder, Cabinet Secretary Pam Abrams and Mingo Lions Club President Bill Snyder; and standing, 1st Vice District Gov. Tommy Thompson, District Gov. Cindy Palmentera, 2nd Vice District Gov. Josie Prokop, the Rev. Cordell Brown from Echoing Hills and Lauren Unger from Echoing Hills. 
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District Governor’s Night held

Community

MINGO JUNCTION — A District Governor’s Night was held Oct. 5 at Zalenski’s Family Eatery and Pub in Wintersville. Lions Clubs represented were Mingo Junction, Steubenville, Richmond and Toronto. Zone 8 Chair Terry Snyder gave the call to order and Mingo Lions Club President Bill ...

Municipal court

Daily Happenings

The following cases were cleared, court costs added, in Steubenville Municipal court with Judge John Mascio presiding: Stacy E. Antill, 46, Apartment 2, 207 S. Fourth St., criminal trespass, five days in jail; James T. Gill, 54, 261 Clifton St., Mingo Junction, open container, criminal ...

Police say Follansbee driver was looking for drug needles

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STEUBENVILLE — A Follansbee-area woman was arrested by City Police on Monday evening on a variety of charges after she was found allegedly under the influence behind the wheel of a pickup truck and in possession of hypodermic needles. Police were called around 10:40 p.m. Monday about a ...

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New member

Community

New Mingo Lions Club Centennial member Karen Harris, center, is shown with District Gov. Cindy Palmentera, left, and club President Bill Snyder, sponsor.

Community news from around the area

Community

U.N.I.C.E.F. collection under way by Church Women United WEIRTON — The fall meeting of the executive board of the Church Women United was held at Oakland Presbyterian Church with President Cathy Cooper extending the welcome and Pastor Randy Krebs giving the devotion, “Passing the ...

Two seek Toronto 1st Ward seat

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TORONTO — Two Toronto residents are vying for the position of 1st Ward Councilman in the Nov. 7 election. Robert L. Bertram is running as a Republican and Joshua Troski is running as a Democrat. Bertram, who resides at 251 Sarah Blvd., has lived in the Toronto area for the past 45 years. ...

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Chili cookoff

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Brian “Dibs” DiBacco discusses his entries in the Red Hot in Hancock chili cookoff with event Chair DeeAnn Greene Saturday at the Weirton Event Center. More than 20 contestants took part in this year’s event, with 40 entries competing in four categories. Participants faced off in the ...

City fall clean up continues

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STEUBENVILLE —The city sanitation department’s fall clean-up collection will continue Saturday. “This collection is for city residents with active utility accounts and is limited to household items. All items must be placed at the curb where regular trash collections occurs each week. ...

Follansbee Council approves rate increases

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FOLLANSBEE — Citing a need to generate funds for repairs and upgrades and meet a state requirement, Follansbee Council approved increases to the city’s water and sewer rates on Monday. Council approved the first reading of an ordinance raising sewer rates from $9.41 per 1,000 gallons to ...