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Blue Star Memorial marker gets refurbished, reinstalled

Community

WEIRTON — The Blue Star Memorial Marker on Three Springs Drive in Weirton has been re-erected after having undergone repairs in recent months. The marker was the first of its kind in West Virginia when it was installed in 1970 at the triangle on Freedom Way. During road construction in ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Arrested: Rhonda L. Pasek, 52, East Liverpool, disorderly intoxication and assault on an officer, Sunday. Arrested: Robert Carroll, 31, 324 Churchway St., Mingo Junction, driving under the influence and without a license and open container, Sunday. Breaking and entering: A ...

Funding for Apex access road repairs dependent on contract

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — With their current agreement due to expire at the end of the year, the Jefferson-Belmont Solid Waste Authority board Monday agreed to release $180,000 to help fund repairs to the APEX Environmental access road — though payment is contingent on the landfill operators renewing ...

Silent tree auction added to Fort Steuben activities

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STEUBENVILLE — A silent Christmas tree auction has been added to the activities on tap this holiday season at the Fort Steuben Visitors Center and Fort Steuben Park. A special grouping of four trees — each designed and decorated by Annie Campbell and the staff at M&M True Value ...

Community news from around the area

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Veterans resource fair on Saturday STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Veterans Service Commission along with Harrison County Veterans Service Commission, are hosting a Veterans Resource Fair, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational ...

Faith in the Future breakfast planned

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — The annual Faith in the Future breakfast will be Friday, beginning at 8 a.m. in Froehlich’s Classic Corner. The keynote speaker will be Bill Gorman, chief operating officer at Franciscan University of Steubenville. “We do this every year,” committee member Mike Florak ...

Wreaths Across America campaign support sought

Community

For the 10th consecutive year, the George Washington Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution is participating in the Wreaths Across America campaign with local sponsors being sought to purchase wreaths that will be placed in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Washington Co., ...

High court rules in favor of Brooke County power plant

Local News

COLLIERS — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a proposed natural gas power plant in Brooke County. The state’s high court issued a unanimous memorandum decision Thursday in favor of Energy Solutions Consortium affirming a siting certificate for ESC Brooke ...