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Porter leaves long courthouse legacy

March 10, 2015 To say Linda Porter was devoted to her job as the clerk to the Jefferson County commissioners would be an understatement. Porter, who served for 42 years in the office, died on Feb. 28. more »»

Social workers make a difference

March 9, 2015 Social workers share their skills in the community every day, helping the less fortunate and those in need. more »»

Netanyahu offered facts during speech

March 8, 2015 Benjamin Netanyahu’s impassioned speech proved that other nations have foreign policy and aren’t afraid to state i. more »»

It’s time to check smoke detectors

March 7, 2015 Daylight-saving time returns at 2 a.m. Sunday, when we move our clocks ahead one hour. more »»

Manchin made right choice with his vote

March 6, 2015 U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin was right to join a few fellow Democrats in voting against President Barack Obama on the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, even though they were involved in a losing cause. more »»

Local United Ways need your support

March 5, 2015 The annual campaigns of the United Ways that serve our area are nearing their conclusions. more »»

Hotel plans good for city’s future

March 4, 2015 Word that a possible hotel development along state Route 7 in Steubenville is moving ahead is great news. RSV Inc. more »»

Let’s move forward with Keystone project

March 3, 2015 President Barack Obama can provide no scientifically based specific reason for vetoing a bill to allow construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline — but he has killed the measure anyway. more »»

Baseball games a sure sign of spring

March 2, 2015 Are you tired of the cold and snow? Have you had it with weather forecasts that call for overnight temperatures that dip below zero for days at a time? Have you resorted to cursing the groundhog and... more »»

Truth often tossed in today’s world

March 1, 2015 During the past few weeks, Americans have been reacting to the thought that one of the three major broadcast network anchormen turned travel in a war zone into a tall tale, as well as another major... more »»

Program a chance to help kids smile

February 28, 2015 There will be lots to smile about next week. Why? The 13th-annual Eastern Gateway Community College’s Give Kids A Smile event gets under way Wednesday locally. more »»

Roethlisberger grants helping area officers

February 27, 2015 For the second straight year, the communities of the area have Ben Roethlisberger to thank for protecting the canines who protect us. more »»

Kasich makes good points in his speech

February 26, 2015 “Folks, it’s not the government’s money that we let them keep. It’s Ohioans’ money.” We cannot think of a better way for Gov. more »»

Smithfield faces difficult decisions

February 25, 2015 The state auditor’s office has taken over Smithfield’s finances after the village defaulted on a federal sewer-improvement loan. more »»

Knowledge the key with vaccinations

February 24, 2015 It’s easy to turn measles into an “us-against-them” series of arguments, like much of what occurs in society. more »»

Responsible pet owners spay, neuter

February 23, 2015 Most pet owners know their furry family members deserve attention, and certainly having them spayed or neutered is of the utmost importance. more »»

Time to address the extremism

February 22, 2015 “Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough.” Likeable sentiment if you’re watching a production of “Peter Pan.” Not so good if it’s U.S. more »»

Month highlights your heart health

February 21, 2015 February is month for many honorable causes, and among them is American Heart Month And with that in mind,we’re reminding Ohio Valley residents to be heart-smart not only this month, but throughout... more »»

Program helps prepare participants to work

February 20, 2015 Employers looking for dependable workers may want to make a call to the Jefferson County Developmental Disabilities community employment services program. more »»

Derailment shows need for safety

February 19, 2015 The wiping out of a swath of Lac Megantic, Quebec, by an oil train that was a runaway and crashed and erupted in flames in July 2013 garnered attention to the dangers of hauling petroleum products... more »»

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