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Deep freeze can’t slow area down

January 12, 2014 The deep freeze that beset the region a week ago Monday pointed out a few things. One is that the people of the Steubenville-Weirton area are a hearty bunch, and a big-hearted bunch. more »»

Water loss, waste now looms large

January 11, 2014 While Steubenville city government has proven a water system need that residents accept — namely, that its infrastructure is old and after decades of non-investment, the water system is falling apar... more »»

Patience order of the day in W.Va.

January 10, 2014 Critics have called Gov. more »»

Bypass would help New Cumberland

January 9, 2014 While most communities try to find ways to bring more traffic through their business district, New Cumberland is discussing the possibility of diverting at least some of what it is experiencing. more »»

Sandusky pension questions raised

January 8, 2014 Common sense and a desire for justice for victims would dictate that disgraced former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky should never receive his $4,900 a month pension. more »»

Precautions needed during cold weather

January 7, 2014 The arctic cold that has invaded the area has left many shivering and has had police, fire and emergency medical workers keeping their fingers crossed. more »»

Our futures hold many deep secrets

January 6, 2014 In the mid-1950s, Americans held unbounded faith and optimism about the future and scientific advances. more »»

Ruling offers hope about Obamacare

January 5, 2014 Justice Sonia Sotomayor took an unusual step on New Year’s Eve, putting a hold on a portion of Obamacare that would require religious-based organizations to pay for coverage for contraceptives, whic... more »»

New septic rules must make sense

January 4, 2014 Building that dream home in the country may get substantially more expensive for Ohioans this year. more »»

Obamacare can still be stopped

January 3, 2014 Barring some catastrophe — perhaps involving Iran or North Korea — the biggest challenge we Americans will face during 2014 will be one we allowed to be created. more »»

Reading standards reason for pause

January 2, 2014 An Ohio initiative to improve literacy for elementary school students has hit its first milestone, as fall reading test results were released in December. more »»

2014 sure to be interesting year

January 1, 2014 If you don’t feel any different this morning, don’t worry. It’s impossible to truly know what a new year will bring, but we have our hopes. The Business Development Corp. more »»

Bowl season seems to lack excitement

December 31, 2013 Forgive us, if you will, for having a tough time getting excited about this year’s college football bowl game. more »»

Fire can’t destroy Creegan memories

December 30, 2013 Fire has erased a Steubenville landmark, but for those who knew what went on in there, the memories will remain. The Creegan Co. more »»

Drinking, driving a bad combination

December 29, 2013 New Year’s parties are about to get under way, and it is a good time to again remember not to get behind the wheel of a car after drinking at one of those parties. more »»

Follansbee chamber honors important

December 28, 2013 Our communities would not be able to survive without their people and their businesses, and it always is nice to be able to recognize the contributions they make, such as recently was done by the... more »»

Goal of Wests simply for some family fun

December 27, 2013 Lee West was a well-liked 15-year-old with what should have been a bright future. His potential was cut short in a house fire, leaving the community and, especially, his family, with a loss. more »»

Shop with a Cop events important

December 26, 2013 Each year, active and retired law enforcement officials across the Ohio Valley set out to help our area’s less fortunate have a brighter Christmas season. more »»

Merry Christmas

December 25, 2013 The simple greeting, “Merry Christmas,” has been the subject of one of the biggest battles society in general has faced in recent years. more »»

Words capture spirit of holiday

December 24, 2013 The name Francis Pharcellus Church stands behind words penned that capture the secular spirit of Christmas and the joy and magic on the faces of children at this time of year. more »»

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