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Government Activities

February 23, 2015 To encourage citizen participation in local government, this calendar listing the meeting times and places of public agencies will appear every Monda. more »»

Crews compare winters as cold drags on

February 22, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Old Man Winter was a little late showing up this year but the relentless snow since early January may result in the Ohio Department of Transportation exceeding last winter in salt... more »»

Local providers urge measles shots

February 22, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — No measles cases have been reported in Jefferson County or even in Ohio or West Virginia but local health care providers are urging parents to consider vaccinations to protect their... more »»

What’s Up Downtown comes back

February 22, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Revitalization Group plans to invite area residents to check out downtown businesses and to consider joining the organization. more »»

Sponsors preparing for 2015 spelling bee

February 22, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Organizers of the 2015 Jefferson-Harrison County Regional Spelling Bee, presented by the Herald-Star, say they are proud and excited to be part of the annual even. more »»

States seek ways to pay for road work

February 22, 2015 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Touted as one of the first interstate highways, a 200-mile span of Interstate 70 between suburban St. more »»

Bonds, logo sales aid Ohio with projects

February 22, 2015 COLUMBUS — Partnering with private businesses, offering sponsorships along highways and selling $1 billion in Ohio Turnpike bonds are among ways Gov. more »»

His Kids program to open in March

February 22, 2015 By STEPHEN HUBA Special to the Herald-Star NEW CUMBERLAND — A revelation about her son’s seventh-grade class at Oak Glen Middle School prompted Tonya Moran to consider what she could do to help... more »»

John Gregg program teaching computer skills

February 22, 2015 BERGHOLZ — School children are utilizing high-tech tools to help them learn, and one program is building skills in those of a very young age. more »»

Music, art festival set for March 21 at Oak Glen

February 22, 2015 NEW MANCHESTER — The Montani Semper Liberi — Music and Art at Oak Glen festival will be about as close as Hancock County ever gets to 12 straight hours of live music. more »»

D.A.R.E. class

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Future of public library examined

February 22, 2015 What is the future of the public library? This has always been a topic in the library world, as we would try to predict future needs of our libraries, and look for trends to better serve the public. more »»

‘Wine and Shoe Extravaganza’

February 22, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women’s Club is preparing for its annual “Wine and Shoe Extravaganza” next month, and this year’s installment has a new twist to it. more »»

A sense of accomplishment

February 22, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Retired less than a year from her longtime role as historian/genealogist at the Schiappa branch of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, Sandy Day returned there in... more »»

Honoring the memory of Civil War vets

February 22, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — As the observance of Black History Month draws to a close, an effort to honor the memory of two African-American Civil War veterans buried in the old West Liberty Cemetery does no. more »»

New at the Library

February 22, 2015 New books Fiction — “Private Vegas” by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro — Las Vegas is a city of contradictions: seedy and glamorous, secretive and wild, Vegas attracts people of all kinds —... more »»


February 22, 2015 Monday — In His Hands Daycare. — The Laurels. Thursday — Catherine’s Care Center. — Villa Vista Nursing & Rehabilitation. — Kennedy Apartments. more »»

Black History

February 22, 2015 In celebration of Black History Month, we are saluting area black leaders who have made or are making an impact in our local area. — George “Speedie” Hopkins Jr. more »»

City man handed 10-year sentence

February 21, 2015 STEUBENVILLE —Tajh M. more »»

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