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Local law officers lauded

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Just about the time City Council was adopting a resolution Tuesday designating Saturday as Peace Officer Memorial Day in Steubenville, crews were busy in front of the city building removing the blue line that had been painted in the street two years ago. "I knew it had to ...

Brooke-Hancock Relay for Life to hold drive-up vigil

Community

WELLSBURG — While the pandemic has affected plans for many community events during the last year, it’s not stopped cancer from entering, and in some cases taking, the lives of many people. Concerns about public gatherings resulted in the Brooke-Hancock American Cancer Society Relay for ...

Frontier Group looks for support as progress continues

Local News

WEIRTON — The Frontier Group of Companies continues its efforts to redevelop an area of former steel-making land in the city, and is seeking support from local, state and federal officials to help put some of the final pieces of the puzzle in place. Company officials already have invested ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Annual Memorial Brick Run scheduled for Saturday; Tri-State Young Marines sponsor bus for veterans WINTERSVILLE — The American Legion Riders of Stevens-Christian Memorial Post 557 in Wintersville will hold their seventh-annual Memorial Brick Run on Saturday, and a special part of that will ...

Hoagland supports safety in the classrooms

Local News

COLUMBUS — State Sen. Frank Hoagland, R-Mingo Junction, Tuesday testified before the Senate Veterans and Public Safety Committee on new legislation to enhance school safety measures and better protect children in the classroom. “School safety must continue to be a top priority in the ...

DeWine: Coronavirus health orders to end June 2

Local News

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s mask mandate and most other coronavirus-related state orders will end on June 2, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Wednesday, in a declaration allowing three weeks for more people to get vaccinated before then. DeWine’s announcement applies to all of the state’s COVID-19 ...

Brooke County Schools raise awareness of autism

Local News

WELLSBURG — From essays about autism to interviews with pupils on the spectrum, staff and students in Brooke County Schools worked to promote awareness in April. The Brooke County Board of Education, during its meeting Monday, viewed a video showing students at local schools forming a blue ...

Annual Chamber golf classic upcoming

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — It's an event that dates back more than 30 years, and it's one of the biggest fundraisers held by the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce. The annual golf classic is a tradition that brings together golfers, volunteers, staff and chamber members and their employees each ...

Weirton remembers fallen law enforcement

Local News

WEIRTON — Gathered in front of the Weirton Municipal Building Tuesday morning, representatives of the city’s law enforcement agency, city officials and other guests paid tribute to the service and sacrifice of police officers across the country. Peace Officer Memorial Day, to be observed ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Jefferson County sheriff Threats: An Empire woman reported being threatened by neighbors after an incident involving their children, Monday. The problems started when the neighbor’s kids came on her porch without permission to retrieve a basketball that had landed in their yard. The ...