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Gainer makes stop to discuss issues

October 17, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — State Auditor Glen Gainer shared his views on foreign trade, funding for transportation and the Affordable Care Act during a visit to the offices of the Herald-Star and The Weirton... more »»

Ohio County records same-sex union

October 17, 2014 WHEELING — Just after noon Thursday, 1st Circuit Judge David Sims performed Ohio County’s first same-sex marriage by uniting Daniel and Mark Fetty, the first such ceremony in the county since it... more »»

4-H recognizes leaders, top friends of organization

October 17, 2014 BLOOMINGDALE — The Jefferson County Adviser Banquet and Recognition Dinner held Tuesday at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School honored those who work to help young people reach their... more »»

Shale report says 45,000 construction jobs created

October 17, 2014 CANONSBURG, Pa. — A new report shows Marcellus shale natural gas extraction helped create 45,000 construction jobs since 2008, but U.S. Rep. more »»

Molasses barge sinks in Ohio River

October 17, 2014 WELLSVILLE—An investigation is being conducted to determine what caused a river barge carrying molasses to sink in the Ohio River Wednesday morning near the village. more »»

Creek board hears principals

October 17, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — Indian Creek Local School District board members received an update on recent activities at the elementary schools during Thursday’s monthly meeting. more »»

W.Va.’s children put in focus during forum

October 17, 2014 WEIRTON — The state of West Virginia needs to put more focus on its children, especially those living in poverty. more »»

Weirton rec board talks about field maintenance

October 17, 2014 WEIRTON — The Weirton Board of Parks and Recreation discussed maintenance of the Edwin J. more »»

Well report good for Weirton

October 17, 2014 WEIRTON — The Weirton Area Water Board reviewed positive results of a well inspection at its regular meeting Thursday. “About three or four months ago we hired a diver to dive our caison. more »»

Flags for children

October 17, 2014 Allison Elementary School third-graders received small American flags on Tuesday from Bree Cooper, right, president of the Ladies Auxiliary of Chester Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6450, and former... more »»

Trinity’s Ebola plan in place

October 16, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Trinity Health System has an action plan in place in the event of the worst-case scenario locally — an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. more »»

City switching its water bill format

October 16, 2014 By DAVE GOSSETT Staff writer STEUBENVILLE — Water customers will see a new water bill starting in December, according to city official. more »»

Awareness day held at mall

October 16, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Women in Action Against Cancer Coalition of Jefferson County hosted its 18th-annual Breast Cancer Awareness Wreath Ceremony at the Fort Steuben Mall Wednesday as a celebration and... more »»

New facts surface in school assault case

October 16, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — New facts have emerged concerning an alleged assault of a seventh-grader Monday at Indian Creek Middle School. more »»

SUV, truck collide on state Route 2

October 16, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — Two local young women are recovering from injuries sustained in a collision Wednesday afternoon that emergency officials said easily could have been much more serious. more »»

City schools hears report from Harding

October 16, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Members of the Steubenville Board of Education went back to school Wednesday night to hear from staff and pupils at Harding Middle School. more »»

Senators ask why feds allow regional recalls

October 16, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — Two U.S. senators are questioning why the nation’s auto safety regulators let car companies recall vehicles only in limited regions when a safety problem could happen anywhere. more »»

Chamber plans Obamacare talk

October 16, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a seminar to revisit the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare. The seminar will be held Oct. more »»

Ohioans advised to drill for quakes

October 16, 2014 COLUMBUS (AP) — Emergency management officials say participating in a regional drill can help Ohio families, schools and businesses be prepared for a possible earthquake scenari. more »»

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