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Board of developmental disabilities to meet STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Board of Developmental Disabilities will meet in regular session at 4 p.m. on Thursday. The meeting will be held at the JeffCo Center located at 250 John Scott Highway, Steubenville. To participate, contact ...

Police reports

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Jefferson County sheriff Stressed: An Amsterdam woman asked deputies to get her daughter’s boyfriend out of her house, Sunday. She said the three of them had been living there amicably until her other daughter, who also had dated the man for a time, was released from jail and now all the ...

Vaccinations continue

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Staff with TourHealth, a COVID-19 vaccine administrator under contract to the state, sign in one of 194 area residents who registered for the vaccination clinic held Saturday at the Karaffa Recreation Center in Toronto. The site is one of several offering the single-dose Johnson & Johnson ...

Wellsburg Kiwanis seeking items for time capsule

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WELLSBURG — As crews proceed with the construction of a new Ohio River bridge south of Wellsburg, a local club is pursuing its own smaller project nearby and seeks the community's input in accomplishing it. Eric Fithyan, president of the Wellsburg Kiwanis Club, said the group is accepting ...

Open-air market

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Hancock County Parks and Recreation welcomed visitors Sunday to its first open-air market of the season, featuring a variety of craft, produce, retail and food vendors. The markets, which currently are scheduled for May 9, June 13, July 11, Aug. 15, Sept. 12 and Oct. 10, along with rain days, ...

Some GOP-led states target abortions done through medication

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(AP) - About 40% of all abortions in the U.S. are now done through medication — rather than surgery — and that option has become all the more pivotal during the COVID-19 pandemic. Abortion rights advocates say the pandemic has demonstrated the value of medical care provided virtually, ...

Levy revenue keeping city streets paved

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STEUBENVILLE — Efts Lane residents will tell you the drive home got a lot easier a couple years ago when the city paved their road. “That street was a disaster for so many years,” one said. “It was no one’s fault, it was an unclaimed street riddled with potholes and dug up areas ...

Hydrant flushing scheduled to begin this week

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STEUBENVILLE — The city will be flushing hydrants in the West End Pressure System, April 12-16. Flushing will be done daily between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Scheduled are: ¯ April 12-13: Welday Avenue to Rockdale Street, and Powell Avenue to Johnson Road. ¯ April 14-15: Johnson Road to ...

Edison hosting virtual Family Literacy Night Wednesday

Community

HAMMONDSVILLE — The Edison Local School District is making reading fun with a sports-themed virtual Family Literacy Night on Wednesday. District Assistant Superintendent Julie Kireta said activities will take place online through Google Meets from 6-7 p.m. and is aimed at Stanton and John ...