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Group gets update on bridge

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — The Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission was updated Wednesday on the new Ohio River bridge. Members were told that after obtaining a permit in early October, construction of a temporary trestle on the Ohio side has begun. Once the trestle is in place the ...

Collapse of a city sewer line could be costly

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — The collapse of an old brick sewer line between the Jefferson County jail parking lot and the Ohio River could cost more than $100,000 to fix, City Council was told Tuesday. Utility Director Chuck Murphy said the North Street overflow line “has collapsed very badly; it’s ...

Featured artist at the fort

Community

The works of Steubenville Art Association member Judy Schmidt of Wintersville are on display in the lobby of Historic Fort Steuben, 120 S. Third St., Steubenville, through Nov. 30. The featured artist has done several paintings which were donated to fundraisers for animal shelters and has ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Cited: Lee D. Vandeborne, 52, 125 Brian St., Mingo Junction, speeding; and David R. Carpenter, 53, 825 Jeanette Ave., driving with suspended license. Arrested: Dawnette M. Francis, 44, 732 N. Sixth St., petit theft, possession of hypodermic needles and possession of drug ...

Administrator raises again focus for Brooke board

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WELLSBURG — Tensions were running high at the Brooke County Board of Education meeting Tuesday. The Brooke Middle School gymnasium bleachers were filled with citizens and district staff and the main topic of contention was the raises recently approved by the board for district ...

Wintersville Woman’s Club meets Thursday

Community

WINTERSVILLE — David Dibartolomeo will present a program on the Civil War as the featured speaker at Thursday’s regular November meeting of the GFWC Wintersville Woman’s Club. The noon luncheon and business meeting gets under way at noon at St. Florian Hall with President Mary Beth ...

Mingo updated on sewage plant mandate

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MINGO JUNCTION — Village Council on Tuesday was updated on plans to comply with an Ohio Environmental Protection Agency mandate to control overflows at the sewage treatment plant. Village Administrator Bob Smith said he and Steve Hamit of Thrasher Engineering have been meeting for the past ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Striplight Community Theater hosting dinner, performances WEIRTON — Striplight Community Theater will be hosting a fundraiser spaghetti dinner and performance from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday at 2850 Weir Ave. The dinner includes bread, salad, spaghetti and dessert. Entertainment will be ...

Follansbee will honor local veterans with banners

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FOLLANSBEE — The many drivers who travel state Route 2 in Follansbee soon will be reminded of local men and women, living and dead, who served their country, in wartime and peace. That’s because city crews soon will hang banners featuring the photos of the 68 veterans from streetlightas ...