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Toronto will mark WWI centennial with parade

Local News

TORONTO — On Nov. 11, 1919, an estimated 12,000 to 15,000 people crowded the streets of the Gem City to watch a parade of 3,000 led by 250 soldiers to dedicate the country’s first World War I memorial. The Toronto American Legion Post 86 hopes to recapture some of that glory on Nov. 9 by ...

Eight vie for four seats on Mingo Junction Village Council

Local News

MINGO JUNCTION — Eight candidates are vying for four seats on Village Council during the Nov. 5 general election. The candidates are: Jack Brettell, Democrat, of 705 Western Ave.; Patricia Cramblett, nonparty, 701 St. Clair Ave.; Jodilynn Fitzgerald, nonparty, 2466 Wilson Ave.; D’Andrea ...

Traffic study in Cadiz shows less speeding

Local News

CADIZ — Village officials are thrilled with the results of a recent traffic scan on Country Club Road. During last week’s council meeting, Councilman Thomas Crawshaw read the results of a recent study performed by the Cadiz Police Department. The study took place during a 15-day period, ...

Government calendar

Local News

To encourage citizen participation in local government, this calendar listing the meeting times and places of public agencies will appear every Monday. To list an event, call the Herald-Star newsroom at (740) 283-4711 or send a fax to (740) 284-7355. This week’s meetings ...

Log house living put to modern test in Wellsburg

Local News

WELLSBURG — Debra Kimball said every time she drove through the city of Wellsburg she felt drawn to the 1788 Wells Log House, located near the Town Square. “I kind of felt sorry for it,” she said. “It didn’t have a heartbeat. I wanted to adopt it; bring it back to life.” So that ...

Hopedale welcomes veterinary care center

Business

HOPEDALE — A new veterinary care center is ready to serve the furry friends of Hopedale and surrounding areas — Heritage Veterinary Care, formerly Cadiz Animal Clinic. The care center promises to provide the highest level of veterinary medicine and currently serves thousands of the ...

Marriage applications

Daily Happenings

The following marriage applications were filed in Jefferson County: Luke Joseph Martaus and Charlyn Marie Gayle Ward, both of Steubenville. Matthew Robert Walker and Rebecca Suzan Craig, both of Steubenville. Dustin Richard Call and Amanda Kaye Gibbs, both Steubenville. Robert Hosack ...

Steubenville resident to appear on Cash Explosion

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — City resident Tom Berdella has been trying his luck on lottery tickets for the past 40 years. His lucky day may come on Saturday when Cash Explosion comes to town to film the popular show at Steubenville High School’s auditorium and he will be a contestant. Berdella said ...

Consumers and Peoples announce bank merger

Business

MINERVA — Shareholders with Peoples Bancorp of Mount Pleasant approved the planned merger with Consumers Bancorp during a special meeting Tuesday. All required regulatory approvals for completion of the merger have been obtained, according to bank officials. The merger is expected to be ...

Voters to decide on library levy

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Mike Gray can look around the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County and tick off the ways levy funding has helped make it better. A wide range of programming, for seniors to the very young. Technology upgrades. An expanded catalog of electronic resources, one of ...