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To benefit festival

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The Ohio Arts and Crafts Foundation in Cambridge is having a bash to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Salt Fork Arts and Crafts Festival. Virginia Price’s watercolor — “Moonlit Birches” — will be sold at auction at the event to benefit the festival. Matted prints of the painting ...

New York man sentenced to prison on drug charges

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STEUBENVILLE — Elijah M. Ross, 32, of Rochester, N.Y., was sentenced to three years in prison on Thursday by Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Michelle Miller after Ross pleaded guilty to drug charges. Ross pleaded guilty to two counts of fentanyl trafficking, two counts of heroin ...

Hancock County Schools finalizing calendar

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NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Board of Education is working to finalize its calendar for the 2019-2020 school year, with plans to approve a proposal during its next regular meeting. During a special meeting last Tuesday, Deputy Superintendent Dawn Petrovich presented the results of a ...

Groundbreaking held for Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

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WHEELING — A monument that will serve as a tribute to the families and relatives who sacrificed a loved one for our freedom came a step closer to becoming a reality at Wheeling’s Veteran’s Memorial Amphitheater as an official groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon with ...

Allocation Committee

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Members of the Weirton United Way’s Allocation Committee recently met to begin planning the distribution of funds among the organization’s member agencies. The committee will be meeting with agency representatives to discuss requests and recommend allocations for the 2019 campaign. Brian ...

Plans forming for Gate 5 Industrial Art Festival

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WEIRTON — It might only be spring, but members of the Renaissance Weirton Committee are planning for their fall celebration of the area’s industrial heritage. The second-annual Gate 5 Industrial Art Festival will take place Sept. 21, with plans for activities throughout the city’s ...

Regional roundup

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Retail sales show increase STEUBENVILLE — Gross sales in Jefferson County increased 12.5 percent in February compared to the same period last year. Jefferson County Treasurer Raymond M. Agresta said gross sales for February totaled $62.72 million, generating $940,907 in piggyback sales ...

Role of a servant

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In a symbolic gesture Wednesday, volunteers at Urban Mission Ministries in Steubenville participated in a foot-washing ceremony open to the public where participants could reflect on or learn about how Jesus washed the feet of his disciples at the Last Supper, their final meal before his ...

High sales

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The annual Daffodil Days sale, which raises money for the annual Jefferson County Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society, produced a top seller in Caitlin Schultz, a teacher at Edison High School and Junior Beta Club advisor. Schultz was presented the daffodil trophy for selling ...