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Brooke board facing shortfall

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WELLSBURG — Brooke County school officials said Monday they expect some difficult decisions as they contend with a $3.2 million miscalculation in the five-year operating levy approved by voters last year. Supported by voters for more than 40 years, the levy has raised funds for staff, ...

Annual Pinewood Derby this weekend

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STEUBENVILLE — The 2020 Boy Scouts of America Two Chiefs District’s Pinewood Derby is fast approaching this weekend with the potential to involve as many as 14 area Cub Scout packs and as many as 150 racers. It unfolds at the Fort Steuben Mall’s center court beginning at 9 a.m. on ...

Sentences handed down in Jefferson County

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STEUBENVILLE — Jacorey D. Culley, 23, of 1501 Oregon Ave. was sentenced to nine months in prison on Monday by Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. after Culley pleaded guilty to failure to comply with the order of a police officer. City Police on Oct. 4 responded to a ...

Community news from throughout the area

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Toronto Senior Citizens welcome 58 to meeting TORONTO — Judy Bickler opened the Jan. 23 meeting of the Toronto Senior Citizens with a blessing for the covered-dish dinner. Doris Matyas led the 56 members and two guests in opening exercises and introduced guests Mary Ann McGee and ...

Rabbi: Stories of Auschwitz, Holocaust important

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WHEELING — As the world commemorates the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, fewer and fewer survivors of concentration camps remain to tell their stories. That is why education about the Holocaust must continue in the future so past atrocities against humankind don’t occur, ...

Another VA death has been deemed as suspicious

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PARKERSBURG — An 89-year-old man is the seventh apparent victim at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center where veterans have died under suspicious circumstances, according to an attorney representing several families of deceased patients. The unidentified veteran died in January 2018 under ...

Harrison County road improvements by means of grant

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CADIZ — A recently secured grant will help improve roadway quality for motorists throughout Harrison County. Harrison County Engineer Doug Bachman announced that the engineer’s office secured a $150,000 grant through the County Engineers Association to complete the county’s Highway ...

Upgrades set for water facility

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CADIZ — The village has secured the resources and partial funding needed to upgrade its water treatment facility, and a rate hike for residents will provide the remaining funding for the project. Village Administrator Ted Andrzejewski said the news that the Ohio Environmental Protection ...

Pat McGeehan, R-Hancock pursues doctorate in philosophy

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CHESTER — Delegate Pat McGeehan is known for making philosophical references when addressing the House of Delegates, and now he wants to teach others. McGeehan, R-Hancock, plans to enroll at Franciscan University of Steubenville as a part-time student and pursue a doctorate in ...

WLU’s convocation includes faculty awards

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From staff reports WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University held a mid-year convocation and general faculty meeting recently, bringing the campus community together for updates from the president and his cabinet. President Stephen Greiner began the meeting with comments from Vice President ...