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Weirton Steelworkers remember those who lost lives on the job

April 29, 2016 WEIRTON — An 8-year-old Jim Bissett didn’t understand why men were at his home at 4 a.m. making his mother cry. He was even more confused when a neighbor arrived at the Bissett home. more »»


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Weirton Steelworkers remember those who lost lives on the job

April 29, 2016 WEIRTON — An 8-year-old Jim Bissett didn’t understand why men were at his home at 4 a.m. making his mother cry. He was even more confused when a neighbor arrived at the Bissett home. more »»

Jefferson County commissioners wrestle with Friendship Park budget

April 29, 2016 STEUBENVILLE —The Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday discussed funding for Friendship Park. more »»

18-month jail term handed down related to Steubenville gunfire case

April 29, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — John T. Wise, 27, of Steubenville was sentenced by Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. more »»

Weirton Medical Center co-worker saves life with kidney donation

April 29, 2016 WEIRTON — It’s rare when someone in need of an organ transplant finds a suitable donor, but it’s even more rare a co-worker volunteers to donate an organ that turns out to be a suitable match. more »»

Mock trial

April 29, 2016 Students from Steubenville, Toronto and Buckeye Local high schools and the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School participated Thursday in the Jefferson County Bar Association’s annual Law Day moc... more »»

Local Sports

Panthers, Jets split in softball

April 29, 2016 MORRISTOWN — Buckeye Local and Union Local have had their fair share of ups and downs this softball season. more »»

Linsly girls cliam tennis title

April 29, 2016 WHEELING — The Linsly girls’ tennis team could not have asked for a better way to end its season. more »»

Clegg, Toronto shut out Ferry

April 29, 2016 TORONTO — The Toronto baseball team edged Martins Ferry, 2-0, at the Red Knight Baseball Complex on Thursda. more »»

Steelers take Miami CB Artie Burns

April 29, 2016 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers spent nearly 20 years ignoring cornerbacks in the draft. They couldn’t ignore Artie Burns. Not with a secondary in serious need of speed, youth and size. more »»


Adrian Ricca

April 29, 2016 RICCA, Adrian. A memorial for Adrian Ricca will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2514 Eldersville Road, Follansbee, WV. more »»

Donnie Miller

April 29, 2016 MILLER, Donnie Gene, 71, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away April 26, 2016, at Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV. He was born March 9, 1945, in Wheeling WV to the late Luther and Mabel Lowe Miller. more »»

Erla McCaslin

April 29, 2016 McCASLIN, Erla M., age 88, of Toronto, OH passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016, at the Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH. Born Oc. more »»

Linda Hinerman

April 29, 2016 HINERMAN, Linda S., 62, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Life Line Hospital, Wintersville, OH. She was born March 13, 1954, in Weirton, W. more »»

Norma Pertko

April 29, 2016 PERTKO, Norma (Smith), 102, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Brightwood Center, Follansbee, WV, after living a full and joyous life. more »»


Knights present awards at 116th anniversary event

April 29, 2016 Special acknowledgements highlighted the 116th anniversary dinner of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Council Knights of Columbus No. more »»

A ‘gala’ evening for Ohio Valley Health Center

April 28, 2016 Today’s page brings a mix of photos from the 10th-annual anniversary gala April 23 at St. Florian Hall for the Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center, renamed the ?Ohio Valley Health Center. more »»

Time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

April 27, 2016 If you have a sombrero, serape or moracas, haul them out for a celebration of Cinco de Mayo, celebrated on May 5 for an unlikely victory over the French at the Battle of Puebl. more »»

Holy Resurrection sets Holy Week, Easter services

April 27, 2016 Holy Resurrection Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church, located at 528 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, will join other Orthodox Christians worldwide in the observance of Holy Week this week. more »»

Community happenings

April 27, 2016 River’s Edge Garden Club members meet The River’s Edge Garden Club members held their April meeting at Iggy’s Pizza with Mary Jane Ighnat as the hostess for the month. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Our manufacturing has disappeared

April 24, 2016 To the editor: The definition of manufacturing sector is: Make (something), or produce on a large scale using machinery. more »»

An interesting listing of businesses

April 24, 2016 To the editor: The March 2016 edition of Fast Company magazine has hit the newsstands. It lists the world’s 50 most innovative companies and explains the selection process on Page 110. more »»

Community Easter dinner a blessing

April 17, 2016 To the editor: Grace Point Ministries held its second-annual Community Easter Dinner on March 26. more »»

Questions about the election

April 17, 2016 To the editor: What kind of presidential primary are the people voting for today? I know that the candidates are all arguing among themselves and not doing anything about the most important things,... more »»

Pastor Protection Act bad legislation

April 17, 2016 To the editor: I condemn in the strongest way the GOP attack on minority LBGTQ populations through unneeded and insulting legislation like the bogus “Pastor Protection Act,” HB 28. more »»


Menards delays some construction

April 24, 2016 By IAN HICKS Staff writer TRIADELPHIA — Big-box retailer Menards has said it’s delaying construction of multiple new locations, casting uncertainty on the timeline for its first West Virginia store... more »»

Quick takes

April 24, 2016 RECEIVES AWARD: Ron Todd, a former resident of Wellsville and a 1951 graduate of Irondale High School, recently was presented with an Award of Excellence from DATA colleagues in England. more »»

Main Street Bank holds annual shareholders’ meeting

April 24, 2016 WHEELING — Main Street Financial Services Corp. posted net earnings of $4 million in 2015, representing $2. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

April 24, 2016 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Barbara Cook (deceased) to George Cook Jr., metes, Steubenville Township. Vickie Shaffer (deceased) to James Shaffer, 20. more »»

Convenient reopens in Weirton

April 17, 2016 WEIRTON — A familiar business is back in Weirton, with a new owner at the helm. Convenient Food Mart located at 1228 Pennsylvania Ave. more »»

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Trump, the phenomenon

February 26, 2016 Super Tuesday looms ahead. Now, I should be making more guacamole, buying some wings and some good beer because this Super day is way more important to life than Super Bowl Sunday. more »

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