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Oldies dance planned for Oct. 2 in Chester

The Chester Beautification Committee will be hosting the fifth-annual Rock Springs Park Oldies Dance on Oct. 2 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the City of Chester Municipal Building. The dance is a great time of classic oldies, music, food, door prizes and community fellowship, according to Dustin ...

RSVP volunteers applauded at luncheon

STEUBENVILLE — The Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Columbiana and Jefferson counties celebrated its Jefferson County volunteers during a recent thank-you luncheon and extended an appeal for volunteers to help get a food delivery program off the ground and on the road for homebound ...

Health center reaches milestone

STEUBENVILLE — When a group of concerned citizens and community and business leaders realize a pressing need in their area, and then are willing to creatively, compassionately and sacrificially step forward to meet that need, it’s a wonderful experience. And that’s exactly what happened ...

Family fun at Hancock County Oldtime Fair

NEW MANCHESTER — It was a weekend of family friendly fun at Tomlinson Run State Park over the weekend, as the Hancock County Oldtime Fair made its return. Vendors set up shop around the pool of the state park, with fair board President Buddy Stewart noting a variety of foods available for ...

Olczyk to speak Wednesday at Steubenville High School

STEUBENVILLE — If you think Eddie Olczyk will share only a sport story Wednesday when he appears as part of the Herald-Star Speaker Series Presented by Eastern Gateway Community College, you would be leaving out a big part of his journey. Hockey has played a major role in Olczyk’s story. ...

Street, project funding issues before Follansbee Council

FOLLANSBEE — Concerns about traffic and parking at the south end of Main Street and funding for upcoming projects were among issues before Follansbee Council last Monday. Council heard from resident Jason Van Beveren, who expressed concern about speeding in that area of the street, which is ...