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March 27, 2015 Activities at First Presbyterian Church ¯ Sunday —Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. The chancel choir will present its Easter cantata, the Easter Story. more »»

Official favors four-lane bridge

March 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — An official with the Business Development Cor. more »»

CAC trustees approve contracts

March 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Community Action Council Board of Trustees approved a letter of revision Wednesday that will see the agency receive an additional $200,000 from the Jefferson... more »»

Escaped murder suspect captured

March 26, 2015 A nearly three-day search for murder suspect Rocco Zuccaro ended late Wednesday when he was captured in Harrison County, W.Va. On Monday, Zuccaro, 30, escaped the William R. Sharpe Jr. more »»

JMHA’s inspection score improves

March 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority Interim Executive Director Dave Hindman handed out kudos to several staff employees and then received some back from housing resident. more »»

Easter baskets distributed in Mingo

March 26, 2015 Mingo Social Services distributed about 240 food bags to residents around the village on Wednesday. The food bags contained different types of meats and groceries for Easter dinner. more »»

ODNR closes frack fluid recycling facility

March 26, 2015 HAMMONDSVILLE — After Jefferson County residents and environmental advocates filed numerous complaints with the state Department of Natural Resources about a fracking fluid recycling facility along... more »»

Pair seeks to represent Ward 3

March 26, 2015 WEIRTON — Voters will choose between two candidates for the Ward 3 seat on City Council on the municipal primary ballot. Ronnie Jones, 271 Fernwood Ave. more »»

Incumbent challenged for Ward 5

March 26, 2015 WEIRTON — Two residents of Ward 5, the city’s largest of seven, are challenging the incumbent candidate for a seat on Weirton Council in the 2015 municipal primary electio. more »»

Gas boom raises demand for pump services

March 26, 2015 WHEELING — The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department wants people to be aware that only septic tank pumper trucks permitted by a health department are allowed to work in the county. more »»

Anti-drug group wants public to be involved

March 26, 2015 WEIRTON — A committee of the Brooke-Hancock Family Resource Network is trying to bring together officials and residents of various communities to address the illegal drug problem. more »»

Counties ranked by health conditions

March 26, 2015 WHEELING — Ohio County is ranked among the top 10 healthiest counties in West Virginia, according to the latest county health rankings report from the Robert Wood Foundation. more »»

Madonna presents ‘Shrek’

March 26, 2015 Weirton Madonna High School will present “Shrek the Musical” Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday and Saturday evening shows begin at 7:30 p.m., and the Sunday show begins at 2:30 p.m. more »»

Regional Roundup

March 26, 2015 Wanted Chicago fugitive arrested STEUBENVILLE — A man wanted on an Illinois parole violation was arrested by City Police early today after he slammed a door on an officer’s hand and jumped out a... more »»

Adena mayor appears for preliminary hearing on OVI

March 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The mayor of Adena was back in court Wednesda. more »»

Chester man’s trial heads to Monday start

March 26, 2015 LISBON — Attorneys and Common Pleas Court Judge Scott Washam met again on Wednesday morning in anticipation of the upcoming aggravated murder jury trial of Nicolas Carosiello. more »»


March 26, 2015 Preschool, kindergarten registration set WELLSBURG — Brooke County Schools again will hold kindergarten and preschool registration next week. The registration will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Wells trustees briefed about AEP hearing

March 26, 2015 BRILLIANT — Wells Township trustees recently were informed about a public hearing, planned by American Electric Power, concerning the proposed Gable Substation Project. The hearing is set for 6 p.m. more »»

Pennsylvania State Police nominee receives racist letter

March 26, 2015 HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A note apparently hand-delivered to the home mailbox of Gov. more »»


March 26, 2015 Pulice Demolition workers razed the old Gabriel House in New Cumberland on Tuesday. Work on the demolition began Monday. more »»

West End water tank is history

March 25, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Burning torch wielding employees from the Iseler Demolition Corp. more »»


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And a few personal notes from D.C.

March 26, 2015 My Washington trip gave me pause for a few personal observations during and after hours while traveling around the city with the Ohio Farm Bureau delegation last week. more »

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