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Problem with pump causes sewage leak in New Cumberland

Local News

NEW CUMBERLAND — The New Cumberland Water and Sewer Committee Monday announced additional sewage equipment failures in the city, with pumps rented through James White Construction for the vacuum station failing over Thanksgiving weekend, causing sewage to leak for three days. Mayor Richard ...

Elementary schools gain playground equipment

Local News

BERGHOLZ — Elementary schools in the Edison Local School District have some new equipment on hand for students to enjoy during recess. New playground equipment was added at John Gregg and Stanton Elementary schools in November and Assistant Superintendent Julie Kireta said the district ...

Acuity ambassadors promote employee stock ownership

Local News

WHEELING — Amid many variables in modern health care operations, an employee-owned company remains a rarity. Acuity Specialty Hospital, which has three area sites, operates under an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Acuity offers long-term acute care at Wheeling Hospital, Weirton Medical Center ...

Lighting contest detailed

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Judging for the city’s annual Christmas lighting contest begins this week. Mayor Jerry Barilla said the 1st and 4th wards will be judged Thursday, the 2nd and 3rd wards on Dec. 18 and 5th and 6th wards on Dec. 19. Residents who’d like to participate in this year’s ...

Candids from annual Holiday Splendor

Community

The 18th-annual installment of Holiday Splendor is all said and done but not before a photo page offers some glimpses of the fundraiser sponsored by the Wintersville Woman’s Club and held Dec. 1 at St. Florian Event Center. The luncheon and style show featured a variety of local vendors and ...

Landfill concerns expressed at meeting

Local News

BELLAIRE — More than a dozen residents voiced their concerns over a proposal to reopen a landfill in Jefferson County during Monday’s meeting of the Jefferson-Belmont Regional Solid Waste Authority. The site in question is the old Crossridge Landfill off Fernwood Road in Cross Creek ...

Applications for facade rehab program being accepted

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — The city is now taking applications for its historic facade rehabilitation program. The program will provide up to $35,000 for a new roof or facade for commercial properties in the core central business district, which extends from Washington to Adams and from Third to Fifth ...

Council OK’s funds for Toronto’s Nebo project

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TORONTO — Toronto Council Monday approved funds for engineering for the next phase of the Nebo Drive water and sewer project and moved forward with plans to limit the hauling of refuse in the city to its sanitation department. Council approved the allocation of $200,000 to Arcadis ...

Firefighters contract completed in Weirton

Local News

WEIRTON — After months of negotiations, as well as legal action, the city and the Weirton International Association of Fire Fighters Local 948 have a new labor agreement. During Monday’s meeting, Weirton Council voted unanimously in favor of two pieces of legislation related to the new ...