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New Position at Public Library of Steubenville

Business

NEW POSITION: The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County has created a new position for the library, Technology Coordinator. O.J. Meeks will be the first person to fill the position. The technology coordinator’s responsibilities include visiting library branches to troubleshoot ...

Real Estate Transfers

Business

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Joseph and Dawn Crowe to John and Kimberly Petrisko, 1.5067 acres, Island Creek Township (survivorship). Judith Phillips (deceased) to Stevie Phillips, lots 31 and 33, Original East Springfield. Scott and Tatiana ...

Still a ‘Grand’ vision

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Tens years in to the Grand Theater Restoration Project, Scott Dressel can still close his eyes and visualize the finished product. He sees it with his eyes open, too, along with the reality side of returning to grandeur a piece of local history — the only one of ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Candids from Martin Luther King Jr. events Today’s community page offers a sampling of photos from the Sycamore Youth Center’s Serve Ohio Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service/Celebration held Saturday. The center also later presented an online evening concert featuring a variety of ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Toronto police Charged: Luis Avellano-Flores, 44, 1499 Ravine St., unauthorized use of a vehicle and fugitive from justice, Jan. 14. Arrested: Steven Sousa, 55, Henry Street, Toronto, charged Wednesday with operating a vehicle under the influence, reckless operation and driving left of ...

Commissioners make Bates namesake of airpark

Local News

STEUBENVILLE – Officially on the agenda to discuss the budget and an ongoing hangar project at the Jefferson County Airpark, Geary Bates got quite the surprise during Thursday’s meeting of the Jefferson County commissioners. Bates, who is an original board member of the county Regional ...

Vaccinations administered locally

Local News

STEUBENVILLE – Juanita Thorn plans to get the COVID-19 vaccine when her turn comes, but on Thursday she was at PrimeTime making sure her 80-something husband was protected. “He’s 83, he has underlying conditions,” Thorn said. “If he would contract the coronavirus, that would be ...

Mingo Junction house fire

Local News

Fire crews from four departments responded to a house fire on Clifton Avenue in Mingo Junction on Thursday afternoon. Crews from Mingo Junction, Brilliant, Hillndale and Steubenville responded, while New Alexandria was on standby. According to Mingo Junction fire Chief Brandon Montgomery, the ...

Biden’s climate steps could have big impact on energy firms

Local News

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden has put his team to work reviewing dozens of actions taken by former President Donald Trump, aiming to reverse orders that he says harm the environment or endanger public health. For the energy and auto industries, the impact could be ...