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Toronto events help in fight against cancer

March 21, 2014 Cancer is a leading cause of death here in the Upper Ohio Valley. Organizations plan events to raise money for cancer research and prevention throughout the year. more »»

Tobacco fight may be futile

March 20, 2014 Consumers should always have a choice in the products purchased, as long as the product is legal to sell, and government should let people have a choice in buying products that may not be healthy. more »»

Time to enjoy the madness

March 19, 2014 If you have spent the past several days fretting over your pool selections for this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament, you are not alone. more »»

Project Bootstraps a chance to learn

March 18, 2014 Perhaps you’ve been displaced from your job. Perhaps you’re tired of working for others and have saved a bit and have a hobby you think can be turned into a career. more »»

Changes to SAT raise questions

March 17, 2014 There was a time a couple of generations ago that students didn’t buy an expensive kit, purchase time with a tutor or otherwise prepare other than a good dose of nerves for taking the Scholastic... more »»

Shale academy positive for area

March 16, 2014 The Utica Shale Academy of Ohio is one step closer to coming to fruition. more »»

Ohio’s prison system still faces questions

March 15, 2014 The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction is boasting that fewer prisoners are going back to prison after they are release. more »»

Festival of Nations a cultural showcase

March 14, 2014 Our region has a rich cultural heritage, spanning its history. more »»

Home, garden show sure sign of spring

March 13, 2014 Spring is just around the corner, which means many of our residents will begin thinking about various home improvement projects. more »»

Many questions about missing jet

March 12, 2014 When technology makes it possible for the grocery store to track a shopper’s habits to tailor coupons on the back of the receipt, a doctor in another city can review a patient’s medical exams and th... more »»

Colonoscopies a help in fight against cancer

March 11, 2014 You can’t afford to wait. That’s the message given this month, which is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. more »»

Valuable lessons from spelling bee

March 10, 2014 A large group of our area’s brightest young men and women had the opportunity to put their knowledge and poise on display Saturday during the annual Herald-Star, Jefferson-Harrison County Regional... more »»

Month highlights Red Cross work

March 9, 2014 This month our communities’ everyday heroes are to be honored for their selfless endeavors. more »»

Smoke detectors help save lives

March 8, 2014 Daylight saving time returns at 2 a.m. Sunday, when we move our clocks ahead one hour. more »»

Weirton residents able to comment

March 7, 2014 Weirton is in the process of implementing new regulations and abilities under the state’s Home Rule program. more »»

Social workers fill vital roles

March 6, 2014 Social workers are in the trenches every day working to help the less fortunate and those in need. March is National Professional Social Work Month and the theme this year is “All People Matter. more »»

Kasich’s proposed tax cut important

March 5, 2014 Tax cuts that could spur more economic development in Ohio and let Buckeye State residents keep more of their hard-earned money to enjoy progress were proposed recently by Gov. John Kasic. more »»

Local United Ways exceed their goals

March 4, 2014 Everyone involved with the fundraising campaigns of the Jefferson County and Weirton United Ways is deserving of congratulations today. more »»

Annual event will help T.E.A.R. fund

March 3, 2014 Believe it or not, spring is going to arrive soon — fingers crossed — so it’s not too early to be thinking about warmer weather, outdoor activities. more »»

Making area safer goal of program

March 2, 2014 Stopping the gunshots in Steubenville has been a mission for law enforcement and community leaders for years now. Finding a solution won’t come easily. more »»

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