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Truck overturns approaching Veterans Memorial Bridge in Steubenville

May 27, 2016 An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper surveyed the damage after a flatbed tractor-trailer overturned coming onto the Veterans Memorial Bridge around 7:45 a.m. today. more »»


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Truck overturns approaching Veterans Memorial Bridge in Steubenville

May 27, 2016 An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper surveyed the damage after a flatbed tractor-trailer overturned coming onto the Veterans Memorial Bridge around 7:45 a.m. today. more »»

Jefferson County learns of $1.7 million sewer project grant for Amsterdam

May 27, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Michael Eroshevich, county water and sewer department director, told the Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday the county has been awarded a $. more »»

10th year of downtown Steubenville concert series kicks off at Fort Steuben

May 27, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The 10th-annual summer concert series at the Louis and Sandra Berkman Amphitheater at Historic Fort Steuben began Thursday with a large crowd eager to hear new musi. more »»

Jefferson County justice center garden in Steubenville

May 27, 2016 Jefferson County juvenile court staff and students at the alternative school tilled and put vegetable plants in a garden at the rear of the county’s Justice Center on Thursday. more »»

Wellsburg group says now is not time for POWs

May 27, 2016 WELLSBURG — The leaders of a local museum depicting the experiences of Allied service members captured by the Japanese during World War II are concerned about efforts by a similar group to arrange... more »»

Local Sports

Steubenville nips Quakers

May 27, 2016 ZANESVILLE — In order to establish a record of 23-2 entering Thursday’s Division II Regional Semifinal against New Philadelphia, the Steubenville baseball team has had to play competitively and... more »»

Toronto meets defending state champs next

May 27, 2016 LANCASTER — The Toronto baseball team pulled off a 9-0 win over Danville in a Division IV Regional Semifinal on Thursday. more »»

Bats silent during opportunities in loss to Braxton County

May 27, 2016 SUTTON, W.Va. — The Weir High baseball team, like Lynyrd Skynyrd, needs just three steps. “The future is bright for Weir High baseball,” head coach Jason Angle said. more »»

Miniford tops Harrison

May 27, 2016 CHILLICOTHE — Mike Valesko was asked following Thursday’s regional semifinal game what his thoughts would be if someone told him in March that his Harrison Central Huskies would have won 21 games. more »»

Penguins strike down Lightning

May 27, 2016 PITTSBURGH — The hours before the biggest game of Bryan Rust’s life were restless. The nap he tried to sneak in never materialized. The Pittsburgh Penguins forward’s mind was simply too busy. more »»


Alfred Boniti

May 27, 2016 BONITI, Alfred John , 96 of Weirton, WV died on Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Serra Manor. Born March 29, 1920, in Midland, PA, he was a son of the late Cesidio and Maria Calabrese Bonitatibus. more »»

Rosemarie Colantonio

May 27, 2016 COLANTONIO, Rosemarie, 85, of Weirton, passed away peacefully, at home, surrounded by her family on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Born Feb. more »»

Linda Berard

May 27, 2016 BERARD, Linda Krankovich, 66, of Cadiz, died Tuesday at her home. Arrangements are pending at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. more »»

Bonnie Litten

May 27, 2016 LITTEN, Bonnie Sue, 72, of Bloomingdale, Ohio, died May 25, in Mercy Medical Center, Canton, Ohio. She was the daughter of the late David Alvin and Anna Martha Leisure Burns. more »»

Patricia Chipps

May 27, 2016 CHIPPS, Patricia “Patty,” 62, of Follansbee, died May 25, 2016. Born March 2, 1954, in Rochester, Pa, she was the daughter of Patty Berkheimer Logar of New Cumberland and the late Joseph Perkin. more »»


OVBPW gives scholarships, installs officers

May 27, 2016 The Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women presented their annual scholarships and installed officers for a two-year term during the final meeting of the 2015-16 club seaso. more »»

Community happenings

May 27, 2016 Eileen Krupinski elected president of Questers chapter The Bezaleel Wells Chapter No. 1474 of Questers met May 19 for a luncheon meeting at the YWCA of Steubenville. more »»

OFWC leader to address Steubenville club

May 26, 2016 The OFWC-GFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville will bring its 2015-16 club meeting year to a close at the club’s June 6 luncheon and business meeting that will get under way at noon at the Steubenville... more »»

Community happenings

May 26, 2016 Annual Calendar Tea at Emmanuel Church of God Emmanuel Church of God in Christ, located at 128 S. Fifth St., Steubenville, will hold its annual Calendar Tea beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday. more »»

Egyud named reserve champion

May 26, 2016 RALEIGH, N.C. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Postal workers, residents thanked

May 22, 2016 To the editor: The Follansbee food pantry (R.E.A.C.H.) would like to express its heartfelt thanks to our local post office for the wonderful food drive they recently conducted. more »»

Wal-Mart made a big difference

May 22, 2016 To the editor: In the early 1990s while living in Colorado, I began to observe and admire the higher standards, pay and benefits of Wal-Mart drivers. more »»

Bootstraps event was a success

May 22, 2016 To the editor: On behalf of the Christian Students in Free Enterprise, I would like to thank everyone involved in making the Project Bootstraps seminar on April 16 a successful event. more »»

Questions raised about Smithfield

May 22, 2016 To the editor: I would like to address an incorrect statement made on my resignation in a recent story about Smithfield Village Council, which was stated as discord of the group, which wasn’t the... more »»

Sharing some circus memories

May 22, 2016 To the editor: Recent news reports about the final act of elephants in the circus brought back memories. The last time Ringling Bros. more »»


There is a new home for Hood’s

May 22, 2016 FOLLANSBEE — Hood’s Pharmacy has been serving the community for more than 50 years and, with the opening of its new location at 971 Main St., will have much more space to do that. more »»

Gas expo to feature political analyst

May 22, 2016 PITTSBURGH — A national political analyst who projects a massive win for Hillary Clinton in the November presidential election will be the keynote speaker for the 2016 Developing Unconventional Gas... more »»

Gene technology yields faster lab returns at Wheeling Hospital

May 22, 2016 WHEELING — A new technology at Wheeling Hospital is helping doctors obtain faster and more precise diagnoses of their patients’ conditions. more »»

Laney Tire opens in Steubenville

May 22, 2016 The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Laney Tire, 256 N. Third St., to the Steubenville business community with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. more »»

IBEW, EGCC grant degrees to apprentices

May 22, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Thanks to a unique partnership between a local union and Eastern Gateway Community College, 13 students finished a five-year apprenticeship program and earned an associate’s degree at... 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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