‘Operation Street Smart’ tries to battle drug abuse

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WHEELING — Area health care and law enforcement representatives sharpened their “street smarts” regarding illegal drug use Monday during an all-day seminar held at Wheeling Hospital. John Sebring, Wheeling Hospital director of safety and security, said about 110 individuals representing ...

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Sleighful of holiday music events planned

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WHEELING — Area residents have plenty of opportunities to get in the mood for the holiday season with a variety of musical events planned throughout the region. One of the most highly anticipated musical events of the season is Wheeling Park High School’s Festival of Sound, featuring ...

Entertainment briefs

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‘On the Air: For Christmas’ set WEIRTON —The Ohio Valley Cloak and Dagger Co., in partnership with Striplight Theatre, will present “Cloak & Dagger On the Air: For Christmas” at 7 p.m. on Dec. 16 at the Ashley Marie Theatre at 3383 Main St. The production will feature live ...

Entertainment calendar

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¯ Dec. 22 — Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Winter Tour 2017 “The Ghost of Christmas Eve,” 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, ¯ Feb. 12 — An Acoustic Evening with Trey Anastasio, Byham Theatre, Pittsburgh,


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Man arrested in dealership break-in STEUBENVILLE — City Police arrested Stephen M. Stock, 46, of 937 Broadway Blvd. on Wednesday in connection with the break-in of a Wellsburg car dealership. Wellsburg Police reported a robber drove a vehicle into a garage door, knocking it off its track, ...

A FONTANINI VISIT — Mark Nelson, left, and Kevin Jordan, retail store manager for Nelson Fine Art, stand in front of a display of Fontanini Heirloom Nativity items that are on sale at the Lincoln Avenue store. Emanuele Fontanini will make an appearance at Nelson’s from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday to sign Fontanini-crafted items. 
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Italian craftsman Fontanini to visit Nelson Fine Art shop

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STEUBENVILLE — Emanuele Fontanini, a fourth- generation member of the Italian family that has crafted nativity figurines since 1908, will make a two-hour appearance at Nelson’s Fine Art on Lincoln Avenue Friday afternoon. According to Kevin Jordan, retail store manager, Fontanini will be ...

Justin DeVore and Virginia Carpenter are shown with some of the already donated gifts.
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Annual Christmas Angel Tree project under way by Chester Arts Club


CHESTER — Marlene Flemming Murray, a member of the Chester Arts Club, has initiated the annual Christmas Angel Tree project for the W. Va. Veterans Home in Barboursville, W.Va. President Joann Hobbs donated the Christmas tree while members decorated the tree with lights and gift tags. ...


Daily Happenings

Trinity Medical Center West Shartece Taylor of East Liverpool and Trey Shuttlesworth of Steubenville, a boy, Nov. 26. Lakin and Dino Colaianni of Rayland, a girl, Nov. 23. Donna Aber and Adam Strapazzon of East Liverpool, a boy, Nov. 22. Christina and David Collins of Steubenville, a ...

Steubenville council OKs Garfield district

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STEUBENVILLE — City Council approved the Garfield Avenue Neighborhood Conservation District Tuesday night during a relatively quiet meeting. Council also approved changes to a current ordinance requiring property owners to register all rental units and to notify the city if their address or ...

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Annual basket drawing under way


The Literary Department of the Weirton Woman’s Club, a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of West Virginia, is holding its annual basket drawing at the Mary H. Weir Public Library, a United Way agency member. All the baskets were donated by members of the literary department, ...