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August shooting suspect faces additional charges

NEW CUMBERLAND — The suspect in a series of shooting incidents in the New Manchester area from August is among the 23 individuals indicted as part of the January term of the Hancock County grand jury. Prosecuting Attorney James W. Davis Jr. released the list of indictments Wednesday, ...

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ opens 2020

PITTSBURGH — The musical comedy “Little Shop of Horrors” wil open 2020 for the Pittsburgh Public Theater. This monster hit, with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken, is Marya Sea Kaminski’s first musical at the Public, and features the return of Grammy winner ...

Local writer’s original show to be performed at Weirton arts center

WEIRTON — The “Monster in the Basement,” a one-act original play by local writer Adam Stickles, is being performed in conjunction with Striplight Community Theatre in Weirton at the Ashley Marie Performing Arts Center. The show tells the story of three people linked by a crime, and the ...

School bus driver charge with OVI

EAST LIVERPOOL — Donald E. Goodwin pleaded not guilty four times Tuesday morning in East Liverpool Municipal Court, where is being arraigned on OVI first offense, OVI commercial, child endangering and reckless operation charges. All are misdemeanors. Goodwin, 62, of Northside Avenue is the ...

Briefs

Man arrested after slow-speed chase STEUBENVILLE — City Police looking for a man involved in a shoplifting incident at Kroger led officers on a slow-speed chase in the downtown area shortly before noon on Monday. Police were looking for the suspects vehicle when it was seen on University ...

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Upcoming area concerts include: ¯ Sunday: An Evening with Mike Gordon, Mr. Smalls Theatre, Millvale. ¯ Tuesday: Neotheater World Tour, 8 p.m., UPMC Events Center, Moon Township. ¯ Jan. 24: Allissa, Cameron Terrell and Isaiah LaDuke, Mr. Smalls Theatre, Millvale. ¯ Jan. 27: Courtney ...

Jimmie Bruce out as head of Eastern Gateway Community College

YOUNGSTOWN — The tenure of Jimmie Bruce as president of Eastern Gateway Community College has come to an end. Bruce, who came to the school in 2015, was terminated from his position during this morning's meeting of the board of the trustees on the Youngstown campus. Members of the board ...

HGTV show piques the interest of city officials

STEUBENVILLE — HGTV’s call for applications for its new “Home Town Takeover” series has piqued the interest of city officials and organizations. Ben and Erin Napier, hosts of HGTV’s “Home Town,” will go on the road for their upcoming series, “Home Town Takeover,” “to help ...

Pieces of the past unearthed in Wellsburg

WELLSBURG — As crews proceeded to raze the front portion of the former Brooke Glass factory, they made an unusual find: Hidden in a cement block at the southwest corner were a small ceramic container, a small glass jar, a thin tin box and what appeared to be two thick rolls of papers. Marvin ...