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Manager receives good evaluation report

July 16, 2014 By DAVE GOSSETT Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — A majority of City Council members gave City Manager Tim Boland a strong vote of confidence Tuesday night along with a 3 percent pay raise during his... more »»

Farmers’ Markets open today in Brooke County

July 16, 2014 Area residents have an opportunity to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables and other locally produced goods with the return of the Brooke County Farmers’ Markets. more »»

County health department agrees to study

July 16, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Members of the city’s board of health will be asked Thursday to endorse a feasibility study to look at sharing services and a future consolidation with the Jefferson County Health... more »»

Health board expresses frustration

July 16, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Frustration with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency was evident Tuesday at the Jefferson County Board of Health meeting. more »»

Heroin dominates local drug task force’s work

July 16, 2014 (Editor’s note: Heroin abuse has become a problem of epidemic proportions across our region. more »»

Cases involving juveniles remain low

July 16, 2014 Authorities in the juvenile justice systems of Hancock County in West Virginia and Columbiana County in Ohio say that charging juveniles for heroin use or possession is somewhat rare. more »»

Regional Roundup

July 16, 2014 Police investigate shots fired STEUBENVILLE — City Police are investigating reports of shots being fired around 8 p.m. Tuesday in which a house at 1254 Maryland Ave. was hit with gunfire. more »»

Brooke park awarded $6,500 grant

July 16, 2014 WELLSBURG — As Brooke Hills Park officials prepare for its 60th anniversary, they were awarded a grant for sewage improvements there and reached a resolution with the Brooke County Commission... more »»

A friendly turkey

July 16, 2014 The Puskarich Public Library offered a program at the Harrison County Fair for children who heard stories from the American Farm Bureau award winning book for 2013, “How Did that Get in My Lunchbox?... more »»

38th Jamboree in the Hills kicks off on Thursday

July 16, 2014 MORRISTOWN — Thousands of country music fans will filter into the Jamboree in the Hills site starting Thursday when the 38th-annual event officially begins. more »»

Boil order to follow water repair near Rayland

July 15, 2014 RAYLAND — The Jefferson County Water and Sewer Department is reporting a water line break in the area of county Roads 15 and 16. Crews are expecting to make repairs by 1 p.m. Tuesda. more »»

JB Green debates designation fees

July 15, 2014 BELLAIRE — The debate over designation fees continues as the JB Green Team searches for solutions to its budget shortfall created by loss of revenue from the discontinuation of out-of-state trash at... more »»

Trial of McVey continued

July 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLLE — The trial of Michael McVey, the Steubenville City Schools superintendent on leave because of an indictment returned by the special grand jury investigating aspects of the Steubenvill... more »»

New court offers help for teens on drugs

July 15, 2014 (Editor’s note: Heroin abuse has become a problem of epidemic proportions across our region. more »»

Early birds ready for Jamboree in the Hills

July 15, 2014 BELMONT — Jamboree in the Hills isn’t just about the music. more »»

Project for homeless awarded $500,000

July 15, 2014 By MARK LAW Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — A project to build housing for homeless individuals and families has been awarded $500,000 through the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. more »»

Families provide tough love

July 15, 2014 Their names ranged from A, as in Allie, to Z, as in Zachary. Their ages went from 15-63. One of them could be a family member, neighbor or mere acquaintanc. more »»

Follansbee tables ballfield issue

July 15, 2014 By WARREN SCOTT Staff writer FOLLANSBEE — City Council on Monday decided to seek estimates for the proposed development of new baseball fields before committing to either of two locations eyed for... more »»

Carroll fair opens today

July 15, 2014 CARROLLTON — The 164th Carroll County Fair opened today with the judging of horticulture items and dairy cattle, along with a flag raising by the Carroll County Council of the American Legion. more »»

Toronto handles several matters

July 15, 2014 TORONTO — Several resolutions and ordinances were considered during City Council’s Monday meeting. Councilmen voted on several matters, according to Mayor John Geddis. more »»

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