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Steubenville parade ushers in the holidays

STEUBENVILLE — Those looking for a way to celebrate the arrival of the Christmas season had many ways to do it in Steubenville Saturday. A sunny, blue sky and a street lined with Christmas trees and life-sized nutcrackers served as the backdrop for the Eastern Gateway Community College ...

Christmas floats shone in the Gem City

TORONTO — Toronto also is known as the Gem City so it was fitting that floats, vehicles and even dancers shone brightly as they made their way down Fourth Street in the city’s Christmas parade Saturday evening. Organized by volunteers with Focus in Toronto, the procession featured a ...

Fauci: Early reports encouraging about omicron variant

(AP) - U.S. health officials said Sunday that while the omicron variant of the coronavirus is rapidly spreading throughout the country, early indications suggest it may be less dangerous than delta, which continues to drive a surge of hospitalizations. President Joe Biden's chief medical ...

Youth played a key role in Follansbee’s annual Christmas lighting ceremony

FOLLANSBEE — The lighting of the city’s Christmas display at the Ray Stoaks Plaza was expanded this year, with youth playing a big part in the new festivities. A group of volunteers led by Robin McIntosh recruited children at Brooke Primary North and Brooke Intermediate North and the ...

New at the Library

New books available at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County include: Fiction • Dark Tarot by Christine Freehan — Sandu Berdardi continues to exist only to protect his people. An ancient Carpathian, his entire long life has been dedicated to honor above all else. He ...

Bookmobile

Here is this week’s schedule for the Bookmobile operated by the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County: Today Bridgeview Apartments, 11 a.m. Sienna Skilled Care Tuesday River’s Landing Apt., Brilliant, noon Wednesday In-service day Mingo Senior Center, 1:30 ...