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Kasich accepts endorsement

July 30, 2014 By MARK J. MILLER Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — Gov. John Kasich and Lt. Gov. more »»

Council talks demolitions, roundabout

July 30, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The city administration asked City Council Tuesday night to consider borrowing $907,500 in order to demolish 55 dilapidated structures in the city. more »»

Mountain lion seen

July 30, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — An off-duty state wildlife officer Tuesday evening reported seeing what is believed to be a mountain lion near Fernwood State Forest, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources reporte. more »»

New Firefighters Take Oath

July 30, 2014 Six new firefighters participated in swearing-in ceremonies Tuesday afternoo. more »»

Commission discusses employment

July 30, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Commission learned Tuesday of efforts by the Northern Panhandle Workforce Investment Board to put unemployed residents to work. more »»

Airport authority told runway now complete

July 30, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Regional Airport Authority was informed on Tuesday that work on the runway extension project at the county airport is now 100 percent complet. more »»

Leaders to rally against EPA regs in advance of hearings

July 30, 2014 By IAN HICKS Special to the Herald-Star WHEELING — U.S. more »»

Homes stuck in a limbo

July 30, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND—Probably the only thing that’s not unsightly about the vacant house at 504 Jefferson St. in Newell are the purple morning glories creeping up the front porch. more »»

Garrison hosts oil and gas safety forum

July 30, 2014 MARTINS FERRY — An open forum was held Tuesday evening at Martins Ferry Middle School in order to discuss changes that should be made within the oil and gas industry, specifically in Southeastern... more »»

CAC summer cooling program continues

July 30, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Community Action Council summer cooling program is continuing. more »»

Regional Roundup

July 30, 2014 Buckeye Local sets screenings RAYLAND — Appointments for screenings will be offered in the Buckeye Local School District for all children entering preschool and kindergarten this fall. more »»

Murder suspect ruled competent

July 30, 2014 CADIZ — Murder suspect Matthew M. Dowdel, 24, of Hopedale appeared in Harrison County Court on Tuesday for a pre-trial hearing. more »»

Franklin to make fair appearance

July 30, 2014 COLUMBUS (AP) — Aretha Franklin is jazzed about more than music at the Ohio State Fair: She’s also looking forward to the food. more »»


July 30, 2014 Ex-W.Va. judge reports to prison CHARLESTON (AP) — A former West Virginia judge has reported to a Florida prison to serve his sentence for a corruption conviction. more »»

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 »»

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