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Repeal sought of new school standards

July 29, 2014 COLUMBUS — Republican lawmakers in the state House are beginning a push to repeal Common Core learning standards by year’s end, citing widespread discontent they’re hearing from parents, teachers an... more »»

Retired Air Force One commander to speak on Sept. 11

July 29, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Area first responders will be honored Sep. more »»

Vacant lot focus of Toronto Council

July 29, 2014 TORONTO — Taking ownership of a vacant lot was discussed during Monday’s City Council meeting. Council voted to accept the vacant lot at 1005 N. Fourth S. more »»

Painting Project

July 29, 2014 Volunteers from the Shady Grove United Methodist Church in Richmond, Va., are in Steubenville this week participating in five-day YouthWorks project. more »»

$1,000 pill top choice for treating hepatitis C

July 29, 2014 WASHINGTON — A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans. more »»

Chester to fill department ranks

July 29, 2014 CHESTER — City Council took action Monday to stop the revolving door at the police department, although it wasn’t quite the action that Mayor Larry Forsythe had wanted. more »»

Board fills vacant seat

July 29, 2014 By WARREN SCOTT Staff writer WELLSBURG — Former Brooke County school board member Richard Pannett will fill a seat on the board left vacant with the death of Frank Ujcich until voters can choose a... more »»

Sign of the Times

July 29, 2014 A northbound motorist goes past a recently erected sign on New Cumberland’s Station Hill that state highway officials say must come down. more »»

Mount Pleasant event set for Saturday

July 29, 2014 MOUNT PLEASANT — The date was 1814 – the year in which inventors Samuel Colt and Adolf Sax were born. America was at war with Britain. Napoleon I dominated Europe. more »»

Veterans honored at Italian Festival

July 29, 2014 WHEELING — Four local men were honored with the prestigious Legion of Honor award from the Chapel of Four Chaplains during a ceremony Saturday morning at the Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage... more »»

Ready to Golf

July 29, 2014 The Weirton United Way is planning the 15th-annual All-Women’s Golf Challenge set for Aug. 23 at Mountaineer’s Woodview Golf Course. Registration will be at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. more »»

Garage gets zoning OK

July 29, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The city board of zoning appeals unanimously approved plans by Leonard E. Federico to build a multi-vehicle garage behind a house on Sunset Boulevard. more »»

Regional Roundup

July 29, 2014 Cruiser vandalized, dragged through street ADENA — Village Police and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a bizarre incident in which an Adena police cruiser was pulled by... more »»


July 29, 2014 Retail sales show increase in May STEUBENVILLE — Retail sales in Jefferson County increased by slightly more than 1.5 percent in May compared to the same period last year. more »»

Retired Air Force One commander to speak on Sept. 11

July 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The man who protected President George W. more »»

New events on tap for city pool

July 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Belleview Pool will close in high style in August with several new events scheduled this year, including a dog swim and a cardboard boat race. more »»

Monument to honor William Pittenger

July 28, 2014 KNOXVILLE — The Great Locomotive Chase, a Civil War escapade that took place in April 1862, bringing fame but great hardship to a Jefferson County soldier, William Pittenger, will be remembered when... more »»

Man arrested in theft of boats

July 28, 2014 EAST LIVERPOOL — The man arrested Saturday in connection with the theft of three pleasure boats has a lengthy criminal record and most recently was sentenced to nine months in prison for the theft o... more »»

Program sponsors school supply giveaway

July 28, 2014 NEW MANCHESTER — With August just around the corner, parents and children’s thoughts already are turning to school. more »»

Woman to be charged in slashing incident

July 28, 2014 By MARK LAW Staff writer DILLONVALE — A woman who initially claimed she was dreaming about filleting a fish when she slashed her husband’s neck early Saturday morning is expected to be charged toda... more »»

Grand marshals named for Adena event

July 28, 2014 ADENA — Officials in this small community located within Jefferson and Harrison counties started holding a special day of observance to and for the people of the community early in the 2000s. more »»


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The Drummer is not adopted

July 24, 2014 Amid all the stuff a family deals with when nuptials are within 10 weeks are things like living arrangements. Moving out. New furniture. Job considerations. Wedding invitations. Guest lists. more »

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