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Births

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Trinity Medical Center West Jackie Schlag and Ty Lambert of Mingo Junction, a girl, Oct. 10. Natalie and Michael Smith of Steubenville, a girl, Oct. 11. Logan Hughes of East Liverpool, a girl, Oct. 12. Renee Dye of East Liverpool and Dustin Pearson of Wellsville, a girl, Oct. ...

CHAMBER HONOREES — The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce presented its annual awards for 2017 during the organization’s 109th-annual meeting, held at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville Wednesday evening. Honored were, from left, Therese Nelson, Nelson Fine Art and Gifts/Steubenville Popcorn Co., Young Professional of the Year; Nicole Adamski, Best Western Plus-The Inn at Franciscan Square, Ambassador of the Year; Jay Cruz, The Inn at Franciscan Square, New Business of the Year; Mike Zinno, Jefferson County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Business of the Year; and Steubenville Mayor Domenick Mucci, Lifetime Achievement Award.
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Several receive honors at chamber dinner

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WINTERSVILLE — The 109th-annual meeting of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce included honors for five individuals or businesses and an update on local and statewide manufacturing. Held at St. Florian Hall, the event featured a talk by Rob Brundrett, director of public policy services ...

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Collecting for U.N.I.C.E.F. Friday

Community

Weirton Mayor Harold Miller made a recent donation to the U.N.I.C.E.F. collection being organized by Church Women United. With Miller, fourth from left, are, Church Women United representatives, from left, Betty Virtue, Darlene Johnson, Chairperson Rebecca “Tish” Turner, Isobel Bell, Karen ...

Police reports

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Steubenville Vandalism: Glass in front door of residence broken with rock in the 1400 block of State Street, Tuesday. Jefferson County sheriff Theft: Vehicle repair shop on township Road 120, Dillonvale, entered and computer used to repair trucks taken, Tuesday. Arrested: Jimmale ...

Murder trial set to move forward

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STEUBENVILLE — A judge said the aggravated murder trial for Michael Shane, 50, of Toronto will go forward next week regardless of Shane’s attempt to fire his court-appointed attorneys. Shane is charged with aggravated murder, murder, tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse in ...

School board OKs personnel matters

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STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville City Board of Education approved several personnel matters Wednesday evening, including accepting the resignation of Brian Pruitt and a maternity leave for Michelle Timmons, a pre-school teacher at Wells Academy. Also approved during the short meeting were ...

Community news briefs

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Weirton Shriners to host pancake breakfast Saturday WEIRTON — The Weirton Shriners will host a fundraiser pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Northern Panhandle Shrine Club, located at the end of Cove Road by the state highway garage. The menu will include pancakes, ...

Three seek Mingo council seats

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MINGO JUNCTION —Three candidates are seeking two seats on Village Council in the Nov. 7 general election. The candidates are George Irvin Jr. of 310 Longview Ave., James Morrocco of 511 Petrick Ave. and Adam Peeler of 307 Carlisle Ave. Irvin and Peeler are incumbents. Peeler is on the ...

Road bond totals counted in Brooke

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WELLSBURG — Brooke County election officials have reported the county’s totals for the recent special election to determine the fate of the Roads to Prosperity road bond issue. Brooke County Clerk Sylvia Benzo and Pam Northcraft, chief election clerk, said 1,018 Brooke County voters ...