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New counselor hired at Indian Creek Middle School

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MINGO JUNCTION — Indian Creek Middle School has a new counselor on board to help students achieve personal and educational success. Cary Smith began her duties in October and said she has many ideas to support the student body’s needs. Smith, of New Philadelphia, is a 2003 graduate of ...

Thankful for our Community Stars around the area

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There was no dinner and no public awards ceremony for this year’s Community Stars honorees, thanks to COVID-19, but we are reminded on this Thanksgiving Day 2020 how worthy of our gratitude these 10 area residents are — people who go above and beyond to make our area a better place to ...

Daily Happenings 11-26-20

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Police reports Arrested: Eric Anderson, 29, 112 Powerhouse Dr., Dillonvale, menacing and criminal damaging, Monday. Arrested: Dustin R. Smithers, 42, 920 Central Ave., Bellaire, warrant and criminal mischief, Sunday. Arrested: Joseph Alan Peach, 28, 601 Two Ridge Road, Apartment K5, ...

Officials commemorate opening of ice rink at Franciscan Square

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STEUBENVILLE – Area residents wishing to ice skate will not have to travel out of the area to do so this winter. The Franciscan University of Steubenville cut the ribbon on a skating rink at Franciscan Square Tuesday, with several local officials in attendance. The rink, which community ...

Ohio court rules shooting video is public record

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COLUMBUS — Surveillance video showing Jefferson County Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. being shot and wounded at the courthouse in Steubenville before the assailant was himself shot and killed is a public record that should be released, the Ohio Supreme Court said Tuesday in a case brought by The ...

Council eyes income taxes

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STEUBENVILLE — The city’s income taxes are up for renewal in 2021, council was reminded Tuesday. Fifth Ward Councilman Willie Paul, chair of council’s finance committee, sunshined ordinances Tuesday that would put the 0.7 of one percent income tax and the 0.3 of one percent taxes on the ...

Recognition

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Lt. Gene Hunt, right, officer of the Salvation Army in Hancock and Brooke counties, was presented with both a proclamation in honor of Christian Heritage Week and the city’s Extra Mile Award during a recent meeting of Weirton City Council. The recognitions were presented by City Clerk ...

Mingo Junction council taps Mark Baker to fill open seat

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MINGO JUNCTION – Mingo Junction Village Council moved to fill its vacant seat Tuesday, and the appointee is no stranger to the village. After a lengthy executive session, council emerged to appoint Mark Baker to serve the remainder of the term vacated by the resignation of George Irvin ...

Hills donates holiday meals to families

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MINGO JUNCTION — Hills Elementary School is helping its own by providing dinners to 10 of its students’ families this Thanksgiving. Principal Michele Minto said the school has regularly assisted families through its food pantry and Thanksgiving meals have been provided for the past four ...