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All systems go for Jefferson County Relay for Life

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TORONTO — This weekend’s Jefferson County Relay for Life isn’t just an event for groups who have organized as “teams” to raise money for the American Cancer Society. It’s for the entire community, according to Emily Russell, who is serving as co-chair of the event along with Tom ...

Local projects get slices of OMEGA pie

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STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Mid-Eastern Government Association unveiled its funding priority list for 2020 during Tuesday’s June board meeting at Scaffidi’s Restaurant and Tavern, and it’s a list of 10 projects that are expected to bring the region a big economic development bang for its ...

Community happenings

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Tri-State Marine Corps Club Auxiliary to meet July 8 WEIRTON — The Tri-State Marine Corps Club Auxiliary met June 10 with President Shirley Brecht presiding. Chaplain Mary Ann Smith gave the prayer, and Marcy Spano read names on the prayer list. Vice President Darlene Kemp conducted ...

Jefferson County Health Department hires new medical director

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STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Health Department board on Tuesday approved the hiring of Dr. Jane Culp as the department’s medical director. Culp, a Richmond resident who specializes in infectious diseases, will replace Dr. Frank J. Petrola, who retired at the end of May after 25 ...

Breakfast for veterans

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The Jefferson County Veterans Association served breakfast to veterans from Jefferson, Harrison and Brooke counties at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds kitchen on June 12. Sheriff Fred Abdalla provided a hearty breakfast of scrambled eggs, biscuits and sausage gravy, fried potatoes, pancakes, a ...

Local agencies, organizations meet to review issues

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STEUBENVILLE — Approximately 20 people representing local agencies and organizations met at the Kenneth D. Simeral Building in Steubenville on June 7 to review issues to include in the Family and Children First Council’s shared plan for 2019 and 2020. Linda Trushel, organization leader ...

Amateur Radio Week planned

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NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County commissioners on June 10 passed a proclamation recognizing Monday through through Sunday as Amateur Radio Week. The proclamation was submitted by the Hancock AuxComm Team and is designed to bring attention to Amateur Radio Field Day. “We want to recognize ...

Funding will continue for Wheeling Heritage

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WHEELING — The National Parks Service deemed Wheeling Heritage worthy of continued funding, renewing the organization’s authorization this week. Last fall, the federal agency did a required evaluation of Wheeling Heritage — the first of the group since Wheeling was declared a National ...