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Trinity CEO reports COVID increases to health board

STEUBENVILLE — The leader of Trinity Health System and others Tuesday reported a rise in severe COVID-19 cases to the Jefferson County Board of Health, which also received a complaint about a natural gas compressor in Salem Township. Trinity Chief Executive Officer Matt Grimshaw, who ...

A health center celebration

The Ohio Valley Health Center at 423 South St., Steubenville, welcomed supporters, staff, board members and volunteers to its mortgage burning and 15-year anniversary celebration held Tuesday. The center has had three executive directors, four board presidents, three locations and a name ...

Pugliese West recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2021

STEUBENVILLE — Lynnette Gorman figures the Steubenville City Schools “Success for All” curriculum has a lot to do with her school, Pugliese West, winning National Blue Ribbon School honors for 2021. Pugliese West was one of 325 schools nationwide — and one of only 16 schools in Ohio ...

Brooke sheriff revises towing policy

WELLSBURG — Beginning next month, Brooke County’s emergency 911 center will rely primarily on towing services based in the county. An exception will be Nick’s Towing of Weirton, which is equipped to tow large trucks and will be used only for that function, Brooke County Sheriff Richard ...

City Council mulls a property change

STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County Port Authority Executive Director Robert Naylor urged members of City Council Tuesday to look at a proposal to vacate the 300 block of South Lake Erie Avenue as an opportunity to reimagine the business landscape. Ohio Motor Group LLC has asked the city to ...

Briefs

Homicide under investigation STEUBENVILLE — City police are investigating a homicide at 1415 Euclid Avenue, Chief Bill McCafferty reports. Police responded to the residence at 9:14 a.m. Tuesday to find the male shot, inside the residence, he said. The investigation is continuing, and no ...