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Summer concert season winding down

Local News

The Stevee Wellons Band kicked off Thursday’s concert at the Berkman Amphitheater in Old Fort Steuben Park, treating the crowd to a mix of rock, rhythm and blues. The second half of the twin bill saw Bill Toms and Hard Rain on the stage with a mix of soul, blues, gospel and rock. The 2019 ...

Tri-State Young Marines to host open house, enrollment Tuesday

Community

WEIRTON — The Young Marines, a national youth organization, will hold an information session for prospective parents and youth for the Tri-State Unit at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Weirton VFW Post No. 2716, located at 2534 Main St. The Young Marines is a youth education and service program for ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Vandalism: House window broken in the 1100 block of State Street, Wednesday. Cited: Travis S. Gray Jr., 27, 1441 Belleview Blvd., failure to control; A’Zareya S. Jones, 21, 513 N. Fifth St., expired plates; David P. Cope, 55, 813 Oakmont Ave., driving with suspended license; ...

No action after closed-door session

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STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Port Authority met for 45 minutes Thursday evening to discuss personnel but took no action. Evan Scurti, the port authority’s executive director, is the only employee of the port authority. The port authority met with city and county elected officials ...

Library programs, activities set

Community

STEUBENVILLE — The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County has announced the following lineup of programs and activities: Main Library, (740) 282-9782 Adults: Book club will meet for discussion on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. The group will discuss Barbara Delinsky’s “Before and ...

Gas tax pumps cash into county

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STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County Engineer James Branagan said the first proceeds from Ohio’s gasoline tax increase couldn’t have come at a better time. Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday agreed to increase the appropriations to the county engineer’s department by $350,000 for ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Historical marker honoring Forest W. Buchanan to be unveiled, dedicated Aug. 31 AMSTERDAM — A historical marker honoring the memory of Amsterdam’s Forest W. Buchanan will be unveiled and dedicated during a ceremony at 10 a.m. on Aug. 31 at the Amsterdam gazebo in the center of ...

Harmonium Project members share passion for community

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Nearly a dozen members of the Harmonium Project shared the reasons they’re so passionate about the Steubenville community during a meet-and-greet Thursday at Froehlich’s. About 40 people were on hand for the session, which offered a chance for the general public to ask questions, share ...

W.Va. commerce chief visits Brooke, Hancock locations

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BEECH BOTTOM — West Virginia’s secretary of commerce wanted to see for himself some of the industrial successes which have taken root in the Ohio Valley. Ed Gaunch, who stepped into the position in January after being appointed by Gov. Jim Justice, visited Brooke and Hancock counties ...

Ohio Homeland Security to create school safety center

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COLUMBUS — State Sen. Frank Hoagland joined Gov. Mike DeWine Wednesday as he issued an executive order creating a statewide school safety center through a new specialized division of Ohio Homeland Security. The comprehensive statewide office, the Ohio School Safety Center, will assist local ...