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Edison students gain access to e-library

RICHMOND — Edison Junior High School students now have more knowledge at their fingertips after receiving e-cards from the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County. Dawn Cable, a seventh- and eighth-grade ELA teacher at the school, said all incoming seventh-graders were given ...

Play will be performed outdoors at Franciscan University of Steubenville

STEUBENVILLE — Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Anathan Theatre will perform its mainstage student production outdoors Friday through Sunday. The fall play, “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” will be performed under the large tree on the lawn near Finnegan Fieldhouse. Proper social ...

Chester residents take part in community cleanup event

CHESTER — Last year, when Chester held its spring Make It Shine cleanup day, 33 volunteers showed up to paint, mulch and landscape at the Chester Upper End Memorial Playground. Better late than never, the Chester Beautification Committee mobilized Sept. 12 to hold a pandemic cleanup in ...

Woman provides children safe haven in Steubenville’s North End

STEUBENVILLE — Tiffany White is the first to admit she didn’t have an idyllic childhood. Much as she loved her mother, she knew she had a substance abuse problem. “I had a good mother, but she was addicted to drugs,” White, now 45, recalls. “I was the oldest out of four, so she ...

Trump supporters parade from Weirton to Wellsburg

A procession of supporters of President Donald Trump made its way Saturday from Penco Road in Weirton to state Route 2 in Wellsburg and several residential areas along the way. (Photo by Warren Scott)

Brooke, Ohio counties team up on radio system

WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Commission recently announced it will form a partnership with the Ohio County Commission to improve communications between the county’s 911 call center and emergency departments. On Tuesday the Brooke County Commissioners approved a resolution calling for the ...

Preschool students at Jefferson County JVS ready to learn

Aryen Thompson, 4, gets a glimpse of what’s in store for preschool at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. Thompson, with senior early childhood education student Lainee Harris, attended an open house with his family prior to beginning the program. The preschool, which is led by ECE ...

Indian Creek students to sign beams for schools

WINTERSVILLE — Indian Creek students can literally become part of their school’s framework with a special beam-signing project eyed for this month. Students at Wintersville Elementary, Hills Elementary and Indian Creek High School will be invited to put their names onto I-beams that will ...

Safety first

The Wildcats who take care of the football on Friday night were masked for Edison’s home opener against Catholic Central. Edison also celebrated its senior night with a victory. (Photo by Joe Catullo)

McConnell: Senate will vote this year on Trump’s pick to replace Ginsburg

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87. Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court ...