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Technology Services Group set to launch SmartSite

Business

WHEELING — After 34 years in business in the Friendly City, Technology Services Group Inc. announced Wednesday that it is launching a new service — the SmartSite, which combines numerous networking tools into one. While many websites offer a mobile site for browsing on mobile devices, TSG ...

Real estate transfers

Business

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Tyler Sviha to Heather Mixter, 1.156 acres, Springfield Township. Federal National Mortgage Association to Jennifer Blackwelder, lot 13, Hendrickson Tract unrecorded. Erik and Angalena Takach to Devin Carothers, ...

‘Living My Best Life’

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Minority Health Month’s 2019 theme of “Living My Best Life” speaks to a long-term lifestyle to embrace, not just a catchy phrase for the April observance, organizers say. “This year, we are really focusing on using Minority Health Month activities as a way to ...

Last man sentenced in ATV theft ring

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — The last of five men charged in connection to an ATV theft ring was sentenced to prison this week. Marcus J. Hale, 39, of Hammondsville, was sentenced to six years in prison on Wednesday by Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. after a jury found Hale guilty ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Memorial gospel sing Sunday at Weirton Heights Memorial WEIRTON — The second-annual Nancy McKeen Memorial Gospel Sing will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday at Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church, located at 121 Ivy St. “All are welcome to raise their voices and praise the Lord,” a ...

Toronto remembers Karaffa as dedicated

Local News

TORONTO — Family, friends, former students and colleagues gathered together in the library of the J. T. Karaffa Elementary School Tuesday to say goodbye to the school’s namesake — Joseph Karaffa. Karaffa, who died March 13 at the age of 94, was a life long resident of the Gem City and ...

Church sermon topics

Community

¯ Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Que Sera, Sera.” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “How Good Is Your Balance?” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “A Can-Do Spirit.” - Covenant Presbyterian Church, ...

Volunteers being sought for Arbor Day project

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — City Parks and Recreation Director Lori Featherolf is looking for extra hands to help clean up Beatty Park on Arbor Day, April 29. Featherolf said she’s already had quite a few people call and ask if they can help, “but I’ll take as many as I can get.” “I think we ...

The response of God’s servant is what sets him apart

Local News

By Pastor Rick Gault Numbers 12:1-3 Miriam and Aaron began to talk against Moses because of his Cushite wife, for he had married a Cushite. “Has the LORD spoken only through Moses?” they asked. “Hasn’t he also spoken through us?” And the LORD heard this. (Now Moses was a very humble ...

Pupils ‘spread the word to end the word’

Local News

TORONTO — The fourth- and fifth-grade pupils at J.T. Karaffa Elementary School were learning to “spread the word to end the word,” Thursday. Cookie West, the employment navigator and community facilitator for the Jefferson County Board of Developmental Disabilities, spoke to the ...