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Leadership session gets under way

Local News

WEIRTON — For 27 years, the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce has looked to identify new leaders for the future of the region. While the name of the program has changed, the goal remains the same as Friday and Saturday saw the kickoff of the new class of Leadership Ohio Valley. “This ...

Community news from throughout the area

Community

Relay to discuss being part of Toronto Christmas parade STEUBENVILLE — Planning for the 2019 Jefferson County Relay for Life will continue when participants meet Tuesday in room 1504 at Eastern Gateway Community College, beginning at 6 p.m. Emily Russell and Tom Simmons are serving as ...

JVS collects food for Cancer Dietary Initiative pantry

Local News

BLOOMINGDALE — The Jefferson County Joint Vocational School and community pulled together to benefit cancer patients and their families with a special holiday food drive for the Cancer Dietary Initiative. More than 2,500 nonperishable items were collected for the organization in ...

Donation aids multi-handicapped class

Community

A special donation will assist students in the multi-handicapped class at Buckeye Local High School by building upon their literacy resources. Members of the Ohio/South Ohio Women’s Missionary Society of the African Methodist Episcopalian Church presented a $250 check to BLHS Principal Coy ...

Fines, laws to be tightened for junkyards, land

Local News

CHESTER – By the beginning of December, city officials will look to tighten its laws and fines regarding unsightly properties and junkyards in the city. City Council last week approved a motion to enter into legislation an amended property maintenance and junkyard ordinance that will ...

Briefs

Local News

Motorcyclist flown to hospital STEUBENVILLE —The driver of a motorcycle was flown by medical helicopter to a Pittsburgh hospital following an accident on state Route 7, at the south junction of state Route 213, around 7:15 p.m. on Sunday, the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported. The ...

Government calendar

Local News

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 ...

Wheeling Hospital’s sleep center earns accreditation

Business

From staff reports WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital’s state-of-the-art sleep center has earned national five-year accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Academy-accredited facilities provide the highest level of quality patient care, according to officials. The ...