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Mingo Junction steel mill plant purchase finalized

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MINGO JUNCTION — JSW Steel announced on Thursday it has completed most of its purchase of Acero Junction Holdings for $80.85 million. JSW is India’s largest exporter of steel with a presence in 100 countries. The Economic Times of India reported JSW has acquired 83 percent of Acero ...

Conference to put Eastern Ohio in the spotlight

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PITTSBURGH — Eastern Ohio will be in the spotlight Tuesday during the 2018 Northeast Petrochemical Conference, planned for Pittsburgh’s Westin Convention Centre. Nick Homrighausen, executive director of Community and Economic Development for Harrison County, along with Ed Looman, project ...

Vacation Bible Schools scheduled

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Rush Run Community Chapel RAYLAND — Rush Run Community Chapel, 1983 county Road 17, Rayland, will hold its Vacation Bible School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 30 through Aug. 3. The theme will be “Jungle River Adventure.” For information, call (740) 733-6223. Weirton Heights ...

Toronto church hosts documentary on addiction problem

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TORONTO — The Cornerstone Church at the corner of Clark and Fifth Streets was the site of a recent viewing of the documentary “Gateway to Hope: Overcoming Heroin.” The film features many area residents sharing their stories of addiction and the often rough road to recovery. Josh ...

Church sermon topics

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-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Be Careful What You Write.” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Speaking to My Father.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “All Things Common.” -- Covenant Presbyterian, ...

Life Line in Wintersville to shutter its doors

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WINTERSVILLE — Life Line Hospital at 200 School St. has closed its doors, leaving about 70 employees without jobs and patients having to be moved to other facilities. Dr. Atul Shetty, one of the 48 doctors who owned the hospital, said many long-term acute hospitals are having financial ...

Paving via CDBG funds beginning

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STEUBENVILLE — Drivers through parts of the North End will meet delays beginning Monday as Shelly and Sands Inc. of Rayland repaves streets through the city’s Community Development Block Grant repaving program. The streets to be repaved include: • North Fifth Street from Franklin to ...

Local briefs

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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: • Storm cleanup: Various county roads. • Patching: Hollow Rock Road (county Road 51) and Mingo Junction-Goulds Road ...

Bodos switching roles at School of Bright Promise

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STEUBENVILLE — One Bodo is heading back to the classroom, while another is moving up to the principal’s office at the School of Bright Promise. Current Principal Rachel Bodo has elected to step down in favor of teaching primary pupils with special needs at the site, and longtime physical ...

Honoring our fathers can be said to be an obligation

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Father’s Day is always the third Sunday in June. The idea for creating a day for children to honor their fathers began in Spokane, Wash. A woman by the name of Sonora Smart Dodd thought of the idea for Father’s Day while listening to a Mother’s Day sermon in 1909. Having been raised by ...