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School shuttered amid investigation to be sold

November 7, 2014 By JOHN RABY Associated Press CHARLESTON — A West Virginia boarding school for troubled youths that was closed as part of an abuse investigation is being sold, a school official said Thursday. more »»

Regional Roundup

November 7, 2014 Car crashes into house porch STEUBENVILLE —City Police believe a driver of a vehicle suffered a medical condition prior to going off state Route 7 into the porch of a house on South High Street... more »»

Common Core defenders speak out

November 7, 2014 COLUMBUS, (AP) — Backers of the Common Core learning standards are wasting no time in pushing back against an Ohio House effort to repeal the rules by year’s en. more »»

Wells Township rejects waste plan

November 7, 2014 BRILLIANT — Wells Township trustees recently approved a motion to reject the proposed solid waste management plan for the JB Green Team. more »»

W.Va. turnout lowest in 64 years

November 7, 2014 WHEELING — Registered voters in West Virginia stayed away from the polls Tuesday in an historic way, as data indicates voter turnout is the lowest in at least 64 years for a general election. more »»

Toronto Briefs

November 7, 2014 October fire report The Toronto Fire Department had 10 calls for the month of October, with a total of 51 personnel responding, averaging six personnel per call. more »»

Area car chase spans three states

November 6, 2014 STEUBENVILLLE — A Wintersville man is facing multiple charges following a chase that spanned three states at speeds in excess of 100 mph on Wednesday evening. more »»

Lions mark 90 years of service

November 6, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Awards, check presentations and congratulatory commentary combined to mark the 90-year anniversary celebration for the Steubenville Lions Club held Wednesday evening at Hellenic Hall. more »»

Area man is indicted in stabbing of father

November 6, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A Toronto-area man who allegedly stabbed his father and a wanted man who was found inside a city home were among the 15 people indicted on Wednesday by the Jefferson County grand jur. more »»

Judges honored

November 6, 2014 Three judges who are retiring from the bench were recognized by members of the Jefferson County Bar Association Wednesday evening during a dinner at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. more »»

Plan for apartments in business district in Mingo nixed

November 6, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — The village’s planning commission on Wednesday rejected a request from a village business owner to allow apartment dwellers on the first floor in the downtown business district. more »»

Sylvania Franciscan Health and Catholic Health Initiatives complete transfer of SFH sponsorship

November 6, 2014 Sylvania Franciscan Health and Catholic Health Initiatives completed the transfer of sponsorship of SFH from the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio, to CHI effective Saturday. more »»

regional roundup

November 6, 2014 Wintersville planners reschedule meeting WINTERSVILLE — The village’s planning commission meeting has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Municipal Building, 200 Grove St. more »»

OEPA accepts comments on pipeline

November 6, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. on Nov. 18 regarding water quality impacts associated with a proposed 75. more »»

Murder leads Brooke indictments

November 6, 2014 WELLSBURG — A Wellsburg teen accused of murdering her father and a Weirton man facing a kidnapping charge for allegedly holding a woman against her will were among 15 indicted by the Brooke County... more »»

Personal addiction tales offered in anti-drug effort

November 6, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Mark Watson and Anjay Babinchak are on a mission to share their stories with local teens. more »»

Info sought in sexual assault

November 6, 2014 WELLSBURG — David Darrell David, 64, of Colliers is being held in the Northern Regional Jail on a charge of first-degree sexual assault after a $500,000 bond was set for him in Brooke County... more »»

Domino’s Pizza reveals expansion plans for Weirton Heights store

November 6, 2014 WEIRTON — Domino’s Pizza soon will have a new look and a new home in the city. On Monday, representatives of Domino’s Pizza, the Business Development Cor. more »»

Harrison voters thanked for support

November 6, 2014 CADIZ — The Harrison County Commissioners Wednesday thanked voters for their support of levies on Tuesday’s ballo. more »»

New Cumberland sidewalks gain DOH approval

November 6, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Nearly four years after receiving the promise of federal funds, New Cumberland is ready to begin its Second Avenue sidewalk improvement project. more »»

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