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Officials defend handling of Teramana Cancer Center virus cases

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Tony Teramana Cancer Center officials Monday defended their handling of three employees who’d tested positive for COVID-19, saying their priority was to safeguard the health of their patients and staff, not answer to the media. “We had to make decisions about how to ...

4-H project involves sewing face masks

Community

STEUBENVILLE — Some Jefferson County 4-H members are using extra time on their hands being home from school because of the coronavirus to help a greater cause — making nonsurgical protective face masks to help those on the front lines. That includes 12-year-old Mya Keenan of Bloomingdale, ...

Community briefs

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U.M.W.A. Local 1304 cancels April meeting HOPEDALE — The United Mine Workers of America Local 1304 has canceled the Saturday regular meeting. The tentative date for the next regular meeting, which will include the election of the delegate for the convention, will be May 2 at Capraro’s ...

What ‘stay at home’ means

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Nicole Balakos has a hard time understanding why whole families are still strolling through grocery stores or parents are dropping their kids off at Wal-Mart. Balakos, Jefferson County’s health commissioner, said it’s not the smartest thing you can be doing during a ...

Bids received for Weirton, Follansbee school buildings

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Brooke County school officials received one bid each for the former Lauretta B. Millsop Primary School and Follansbee Middle properties at public auctions held Monday at each of the buildings. A bid of $137,000 was submitted for Millsop by Chris and Misty Wood, owners of Little Bear Daycare, ...

CFOV awards field of interest grants

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WHEELING — The Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley has awarded grants totaling $27,022 to 12 organizations. The grants, which support nonprofits through the region, are made possible through the foundation’s field of interest funds. These funds were established by donors who had an ...

Two men raise funds for local animal rescue organizations

Local News

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — A pair of gas and oil workers are working to spread the love — Rig Dogs Nation has raised more than $20,000 and counting for local animal rescue organizations. Rig Dogs Nation, a newly founded nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, donated $21,000 that was distributed among ...

Briefs

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Emergency blood drives planned STEUBENVILLE — Several blood drives have been scheduled across our region by the American Red Cross According to Phyllis Riccadonna of the Greater Alleghenies Blood Region, 37 blood drives that had been scheduled to held in our area have been canceled. ...

March 31: Events postponed/canceled

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Due to the precautions being taken surrounding the coronavirus, the following changes have been made regarding events and meetings in the local area: ¯ The Spring Quilt Show to be held at Historic Fort Steuben until April 10 has been canceled. ¯ “Time to Meet the Angels,” a series of ...