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Diocese of Steubenville checking on any local links

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WHEELING — It’s not yet known if any priests named in a Pennsylvania grand jury report ever served in the Diocese of Steubenville, but diocesan officials are checking the lists of alleged offenders. “I’m going through all the databases very closely,” said Dino Orsatti, spokesman for ...

Church news from throughout the area

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One Voice Music Festival set for Labor Day weekend PARIS, Pa. — The 18th-annual One Voice Music Festival will be held over the Labor Day weekend at 590 Steubenville Pike, Paris, Pa., in the lot next to Victory Life Church. Dates and times for the free event featuring southern gospel ...

Next ‘What’s Up Downtown’ event set for September

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STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Revitalization Group will hold its next What’s Up Downtown event in September, at Dee’s Urban Fashions on Market Street. The July 25 What’s Up Downtown event was a bike and walk event that saw about 130 people participate, moving along routes ...

An annual tradition and treat

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The Serbian Picnic Grounds in Weirton was the site of a decades-long tradition Aug. 5 for Sacred Heart of Mary Parish of Weirton as its annual picnic open to the public was held. The church’s major fundraiser attracted as many as 600 patrons to enjoy a variety of foods prepared and served by ...

Contract talks for area Kroger workers go on

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STEUBENVILLE — Contract talks are ongoing between the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776KS and the Kroger Co. for a contract covering workers at area Kroger stores. The members overwhelmingly rejected an offer from the company and took a strike authorization vote but no date has ...

Church sermon topics

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-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “You Have to be Kidding Me.” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Wisdom of God.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “Divine Protection.” -- Finley United Methodist Church, ...

Ohio voter rolls get a closer look

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COLUMBUS (AP) - With Ohio’s special congressional election still too close to call, questions have been raised about the veracity of voter rolls in the swing state. Republican state Sen. Troy Balderson, of Zanesville, leads Democrat Danny O’Connor, the Franklin County recorder, in ...

New teaching staff introduced

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MINGO JUNCTION — The Indian Creek Local School District proceeded Thursday’s regular school board meeting with a reception in the middle school cafeteria for the public and faculty. The reception was a way for the district to introduce some of the new teaching staff and to thank the ...

Regional roundup

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Engineer releases work schedule STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County Engineer James Branagan released the work schedule for county highway department crews for next week: ¯ Chip seal: Rush Run Road (county Road 17); Dry Fork Road (county Road 8); and Dillonvale-Longrun Road). ¯ Pavement ...

Shepherd is now principal at Stanton

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HAMMONDSVILLE — Stanton Elementary School pupils will see a new face in the principal’s office as Matthew Shepherd steps into that role. Wintersville resident Shepherd, who served as transportation director for Hancock County Schools for five years, said he is excited for the opportunity ...