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Run of many colors

Local News

Students of Weirton Elementary School, their parents, teachers and others gathered Saturday morning for the school’s second-annual color run, following a route that lapped around the school building and parking lot while participants were dusted with colored powder. Proceeds from the event ...

Longtime employee remembered at Toronto board meeting

Local News

TORONTO — The Toronto City School Board opened its meeting Thursday afternoon to remember longtime employee Susan Buckham. Buckham, who died Tuesday, worked for the city school district for 33 years and the city of Toronto for 40 years. Superintendent Maureen Taggart reported to the board ...

Wells Township trustees make health provider change

Local News

BRILLIANT — Wells Township trustees during the May 8 meeting agreed to change the township’s health provider. Trustee John Goosman said the health plan for the township now will be with Andus, which is an acutarial based claim paying company. Dental and vision insurance will be provided ...

Hayden talks politics, security at Wheeling event

Local News

WHEELING — Former CIA Director Gen. Michael V. Hayden predicts talks between America and North Korea will take place as planned next month, but this will only be the first step toward reducing North Korea’s nuclear capabilities. Hayden served as keynote speaker for the Wheeling Area ...

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 ...

EGCC grads told compromise is key

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — The graduates of Eastern Gateway Community College for the spring of 2018 were given pointers in the strength of the art of compromise by Judge Jennifer Brunner of the Ohio 10th District Court of Appeals. “I urge you at this new beginninng to take the attitude each day that ...

Park supporter

Business

Paul “Bud” Billiard of the Friends of Brooke Hills Park, left, accepted a $15,000 donation from Charles Bell of Main Street Bank for the redevelopment of the park’s basketball court to serve several sports. Bell, the president of the locally owned bank’s Wellsburg branch, said, “We ...

Campus news

Community

Robert Morris University’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences Lauren E. McIntosh of Newell graduated with her doctor of nursing practice from Robert Morris University’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences. McIntosh currently serves as the emergency department coordinator and ...

Municipal court

Daily Happenings

The following cases were cleared, court costs added, in Steubenville Municipal court with Judge John Mascio presiding: Brandon T. Goldsmith, 27, 2306 Sunset Blvd., disorderly conduct, $150; Kaysha M. Knox, 28, 237 N. 12th St., Weirton, petit theft, one day in jail, $250; Robert A. Kopras, 58, ...

Real estate transfers

Daily Happenings

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Jordan and Sarah Herboth to Luke and Elizabeth Bennette, lot 6, Simmons & Foster. Auditor of Jefferson County to Curtis Wickham, lot 334, Buena Vista. Barbara Busana to Janice Grimm, lot 45, Sky View. Shirley ...