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Area celebrates the Fourth

July 5, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — City residents celebrated the nation’s birthday with neighborhood parades, a free senior luncheon, free swimming at the Belleview Pool, cookouts, softball games and of course the... more »»

Geddis praised, remembered at lane dedication

July 5, 2015 TORONTO — Family, friends and other gathered near the City Municipal Building Saturday for the dedication of the John F. Geddis Memorial Lane. more »»

Toronto hosts Gem City Day, Mike Shuma 5K

July 5, 2015 TORONTO — From a run/walk in the morning dedicated to healthy hearts to a spectacular fireworks display in the evening, the Gem City was celebrating the Fourth of July Saturday with a slew of... more »»

Run to Remember

July 5, 2015 Participants in the U.S. Coast Guard Foundation Run to Remember Saturday lined up for the run and walk through downtown Steubenville to kick off the city’s Fourth of July activities.. more »»

Weirton holds variety of events to celebrate Fourth

July 5, 2015 WEIRTON — The Weirton community celebrated its independence with a variety of sights, sounds and color Saturday, kicking off with the city’s annual Fourth of July parade. more »»

Memorial Wall is now complete

July 5, 2015 SMITHFIELD — An idea to build a memorial to honor all area veterans that was first discussed in 2010 is now at completion. more »»

Changes mean making room to grow at ICHS

July 5, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Changes at Indian Creek High School are providing room to grow when it comes to student learning and help for local organizations. more »»

Smith honored

July 5, 2015 Outgoing Hancock County Superintendent Suzan Smith and school board President Jerry Durante show off a plaque that will be mounted at the health care facility at Weirton Elementary School. more »»

Locals attended Kiwanis convention

July 5, 2015 WEIRTON — Two regional Kiwanis Club members attended the organization’s 100th International Convention last wee. more »»

Preserving veterans’ stories

July 5, 2015 WELLSBURG — From the American Revolution to the War in Afghanistan, volunteers behind the Brooke County Museum and Cultural Center have preserved the experiences of local veterans through two rooms... more »»

Facade construction under way at WesBanco Arena

July 5, 2015 WHEELING — In the 37 years between the Doobie Brothers’ April 1977 concert to open the new Wheeling Civic Center and the band’s return to Wheeling last year, not much about the building — other than... more »»

Fans on the bus

July 4, 2015 Hundreds of area baseball fans joined a sellout crowd Friday night at PNC Park for the Pittsburgh Pirates — Cleveland Indians game on this year’s Steubenville-Weirton Community Night. more »»

Wheeling Symphony draws crowd to Weirton

July 4, 2015 WEIRTON — The Wheeling Symphony helped the Weirton area to “Celebrate America” Friday with a live performance to begin the Fourth of July holiday for area residents. more »»

Harrison fair set to begin on Monday

July 4, 2015 CADIZ — Harrison County club members will be putting up exhibits in the Harrison County Fair building Sunday in preparation for the 168th event, which gets under way Monda. more »»

Belardine arrested for OVI, reckless operation

July 4, 2015 TORONTO — Matthew Belardine, a former Steubenville High School coach who served 60 days in the Jefferson County jail for probation violation earlier this year was arrested early Friday morning by... more »»

Court judge discusses duties

July 4, 2015 TORONTO — City Rotarians had the chance to learn what it’s like to be a county court judge during the club’s Friday luncheon meeting at the North Fourth Street YWCA. more »»

Museum needs help to fix air conditioning

July 4, 2015 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Historical Museum and Culture Center has been taking some heat lately, and its all-volunteer staff is looking for help to cool things down. more »»

Hancock Democratic headquarters opens

July 4, 2015 Hancock County Democratic Executive Committee member Mark Cooper, second from left, and Chairman Steve Kourpas cut the ribbon for Thursday’s grand opening of the Grant District 1 Democratic... more »»

Greek festival to begin on Thursday

July 4, 2015 WEIRTON — The All Saints Greek Orthodox Church will celebrate its faith, family, cultural heritage and traditions, and unique place of worship, while thanking the Upper Ohio Valley for their support... more »»

Chester honors fallen, living residents in emotional ceremony

July 4, 2015 CHESTER — The last time the Collins family heard the voice of Rodney Ray Collins, he was in California preparing to go to Vietnam. It was the summer of ‘6. more »»

Beast of East big boost for businesses

July 4, 2015 WHEELING — Local hotels and restaurants will provide both a temporary home and a plate to those attending this weekend’s Beast of the East baseball tournament, with the event also driving in revenue... more »»


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