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Travel expenses vary for W.Va. senators

Local News

CHARLESTON — Despite a handful of outliers, there were few surprises when comparing travel reimbursements for members of the West Virginia Senate. Senators racked up nearly $400,000 in travel expenses in a 12-month period, which included the 2018 regular legislative session, two special ...

New at the library

Local News

New books available at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County include: Fiction Desperate Girls by Laura Griffin-Defense attorney Brynn Holloran is right at home among cops, criminals, and tough-as-nails prosecutors. With her sharp wit and pointed words, she has a tendency to ...

‘How to give when stretched thin’

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — A new year brings new consideration about how to use time wisely, a thought a Mingo Junction woman shared in recent days with a small group of women participating in the ongoing “Taking the Lead” breakfast series sponsored by the YWCA of Steubenville. Jamie ...

Wall debate obscures other struggles at the border

Local News

SAN DIEGO — In Washington, it’s all about the wall. At the border, it’s only part of the story. Border authorities are struggling with outdated facilities ill-equipped to handle the growing increase in family migrants, resulting in immigrants being released onto the streets every ...

Chamber to gauge business experiences

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Tricia Maple-Damewood, Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce president, told the Steubenville Rotary Club on Friday that the chamber will be starting a project to gauge business experiences. Part of the chamber’s Business Friendly Project will help identify what is going ...

Candids from War Memorial ribbon-cutting

Community

As Urban Mission Ministries embarks this year on its 60th year of service locally, today’s community page includes some candids taken Nov. 30 when the mission held its ribbon-cutting and open house for its women’s and children’s homeless shelter at 423 North St., Steubenville, that is on ...

Births

Daily Happenings

Weirton Medical Center Benjamin Boyles Jr. and Brandy Boyles, of New Cumberland, boy, Dec. 3 Chad and Kayla Becca, of Mingo Junction, girl, Dec. 4 Mackinzie Waggoner and William Dewess, of Toronto, twins boy and girl, Dec. 6 Chelsie Davidson, of Weirton, girl, Dec. 7 Mr. and Mrs. Jake ...

Arrests made in armed robbery

Local News

WINTERSVILLE —Two people from Michigan were arrested Thursday in connection with the armed robbery of gasoline station on Main Street on Wednesday evening. Village Police Chief Art Fowler said Michael York, 31, and Chelsea Lee, 26, both of Flat Rock, Mich., were arrested at a hotel in ...

Church sermon topics

Community

¯ Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “It’s When We Clean The Mess Up That We Find The Treasures.” ¯ Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “God’s People ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Cited: Susan Shook, 60, 3217 county Road 47, Toronto, speeding; Constance L. Blackwell, 65, 221 Norris St., failure to control; Sir Anthony Boston, 45, Apartment 7, 401 Dresden Ave., expired plates; Tyler Day, no age listed, Bridgeport, driving with suspended license and expired ...