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Graham to chair Jefferson County Board of Commissioners

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STEUBENVILLE — Commissioner Thomas Graham has served as a Jefferson County commissioner for 18 years, and the board is turning to that experience to lead the way through what it is sure will be a challenging 2021. Graham was voted chairman of the board of commissioners for 2021 Monday ...

Center of Hope in Steubenville offers trauma-certified therapists

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STEUBENVILLE — Trauma-certified therapists are now available at the Sacred Heart Center of Hope to counsel individuals who need help coping with upheaval in their lives. The Center of Hope is now officially open and serving the community, capping several years of renovations and planning. ...

Follansbee considering ATV rules

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FOLLANSBEE — Follansbee Council may adopt an ordinance regulating all-terrain vehicles after hearing concerns from residents about the safety of young riders of them. On Monday Deputy Police Chief Dan Casto said while residents of the Parkview area have complained of ATVs dragging mud ...

Mother charged in baby’s death ruled incompetent

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STEUBENVILLE — Melissa Barnes, the Steubenville mother whose severely malnourished and dehydrated 2-year-old son was found dead in his crib in August, has been ruled incompetent to stand trial, at least for now. Barnes, 35, and her live-in boyfriend, Kayin A. Franklin, 28, were indicted ...

Villa Maria rezoning to go before Steubenville City Council

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STEUBENVILLE — The proposed rezoning of the old Villa Maria property on North Seventh Street is headed to City Council for approval. The city’s Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing Monday on the request to rezone the 5.43-acre property from medium density residential ...

Daily Happenings 1-12-21

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Today’s birthday Jim Eddy, Mingo Junction. Police reports Dog fight: Callers reported a resident in the 800 block of North Sixth Street was involved in a disagreement with his neighbors Friday. The man said the argument was over his dog’s barking habits. Troubled: A man said to be ...

Steubenville nutcrackers headed back to their summer home

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Steubenville’s nutcrackers head back to their summer home on Sunday. Volunteers loaded the 175 life-sized figures onto a truck for the short ride home. Nutcracker creator Mark Nelson said he was happy with the turnout, saying he’d seen a lot of families walking the nutcracker route this ...

Steubenville firefighters acquire new rescue tools

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STEUBENVILLE — Firefighters have new, battery-powered rescue tools at their disposal to free crash victims, the result of a Bureau of Workers’ Compensation grant matched with some of Steubenville’s 0.7-percent income tax revenue. Capaldi said the equipment — a cordless cutter, a ...

Pelosi moves to impeach Trump

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WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald Trump as she pushes the vice president and the Cabinet to invoke constitutional authority force him out, warning that Trump is a threat to democracy after the deadly assault ...