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County, Amsterdam plan sewer extension

December 19, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners and Amsterdam officials are teaming up to install a sewer system that could extend into Carroll Count. more »»

Bono joins the force

December 19, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Bono, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois police dog, officially was introduced to the community Thursday afternoon. more »»

Police seeking woman who knew victim

December 19, 2014 WELLSBURG — City Police are seeking a woman who knew the Wellsburg man found dead with an arrow in his back in hopes of gaining more information about his murder. City Police Sgt. more »»

No Looney Tunes: Cars collide for Route 7 coyote

December 19, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A not so wily coyote crossing state Route 7 just south of Steubenville Thursday night caused a five-vehicle accident, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. more »»

Chamber holds annual open house

December 19, 2014 The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce held its annual member appreciation luncheon Thursday at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 246 in Steubenvill. more »»

Toronto BRIEFS

December 19, 2014 First Presbyterian services ¯ Sunday — Worship begins at 11 a.m. The choir cantata will be presented during worship. The Christmas joy offering will be received. more »»

Wellsburg Lions aid in keeping kids warm

December 19, 2014 By WARREN SCOTT Staff writer WELLSBURG — With the help of many, the Wellsburg Lions Club will aid hundreds of Brooke County youth in staying warm this winter. more »»

Weirton park board discusses scoreboard

December 19, 2014 WEIRTON — Board of parks and recreation officials discussed technical problems regarding new scoreboards in the gymnasium of Millsop Community Center during their regular meeting Thursday. more »»

Cadiz signs pipeline right-of-way deal

December 19, 2014 CADIZ — Village Council on Thursday passed an ordinance authorizing Mayor Ken Zitko to execute a pipeline right-of-way agreement with Regency Utica Gas Gatherin. more »»

Mark Eddie at home

December 19, 2014 Comic and musician and area native Mark Eddie hosted his Christmas show and fundraiser for juvenile diabetes Thursday at the Steubenville Country Club. more »»

Dan Greathouse attends final meeting as Hancock commissioner

December 19, 2014 By STEPHEN HUBA Special to the Herald-Star NEW CUMBERLAND — At his last meeting as a Hancock County commissioner, Dan Greathouse had one more item of business to attend to on Thursday. more »»

Regional Roundup

December 19, 2014 Gun altercation leads to arrest FOLLANSBEE — A Wellsburg man was charged with wanton endangerment, destruction of property and resisting arrest following a reported altercation outside a Follansbee... more »»

Northern taps VP as president

December 19, 2014 WHEELING — Following a Thursday meeting, the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education named Vicki Riley as the new president of West Virginia Northern Community College,... more »»

Manchin looks forward to 2015

December 19, 2014 WHEELING — U.S. Sen. more »»

Man dies in fire at mobile home

December 19, 2014 HARMONY, Pa. (AP) — A man is dead after an explosion and fire ravaged his mobile home outside Pittsburgh. more »»

Christmas closings

December 19, 2014 Here is a list of closings of government offices and agencies and trash collection schedules for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day: ¯ Brooke County Courthouse will close at noon Wednesday and will be... more »»

Police investigating arrow death

December 18, 2014 WELLSBURG — City Police and the Brooke County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the death of a man with a bow and arrow. City Police Sgt. more »»

Toronto Briefs

December 18, 2014 First Presbyterian services — Sunday — Worship begins at 11 a.m. The choir cantata will be presented during worship. The Christmas joy offering will be received. more »»

Sentence hearing set for Monday

December 18, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Matthew Belardine will learn Monday the penalty for violating his six-month probation last month when he was arrested in Scottsdale, Ariz. more »»

City schools teachers honored

December 18, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Seven city school teachers were awarded $500 Best Practice mini grants Wednesday night by the Jefferson County Educational Service Center. more »»

Ohio House approves plans for redistricting

December 18, 2014 COLUMBUS — Applause from the gallery was permitted Wednesday as the Ohio House gave final clearance to a bipartisan agreement to overhaul the way the state draws its legislative districts and sent i... more »»


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