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Toronto school officials prepare for a new school year

Local News

TORONTO — From measuring students’ temperature as they arrive at school to placing transparent dividers on their desktops, Toronto school officials are planning many steps to prevent spread of COVID-19 when students return to school in August. On Thursday the Toronto school board approved ...

Featured artist at the fort

Community

Savannah Schroll Guz of Weirton, executive director of the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center, is the Steubenville Art Association’s featured artist at Historic Fort Steuben for the month of August. Standing next to one her works, Guz is a mixed-media artist, Guz is a member of the SAA, ...

Community news from around the area

Community

World’s largest digital book club welcomes local readers STEUBENVILLE — Area residents can join millions of others around the globe in reading a historical fiction thriller e-book and audiobook during Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. From Monday through Aug. ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Jefferson County sheriff Role reversal: A 14-year-old girl in Cross Creek township arguing with her mother over a cell phone called the sheriff’s department, Monday. The girl’s mother said the daughter had been in a fight earlier in the day and afterward had posted threatening messages on ...

Jefferson County commissioners taking on new water project

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners are adding another water project to an already crowded work list, the Norton Hill water tank repair and painting project. On Thursday, commissioners approved a task order with their engineering consultant, Arcadis, to provide design, bid phase ...

Ohio House picks Cupp as new leader

Local News

COLUMBUS — Republican lawmakers on Thursday chose former state Supreme Court justice and current Rep. Bob Cupp to lead the Ohio House, replacing the speaker ousted hours earlier amid a scandal. House members voted in favor of the veteran lawmaker from Lima on Thursday afternoon after a ...

Chester mother charged with neglect

Local News

BENWOOD — A Chester woman faces felony charges after allegedly letting her child die in her care while she was using heroin in Benwood. Kace Lee Shmigal, 31, of Chester turned herself in to police Thursday morning after being charged with child neglect resulting in death, after an incident ...

Local Briefs

Local News

Two repeat offenders are sentenced STEUBENVILLE — Two repeat offenders have been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to bills of information filed by Police Prosecutor Steve Lamatrice. ¯ Shawn B. Henderson, 52, of 1218 Lincoln Ave., was sentenced by Jefferson County Common Pleas ...