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Senate confirms Barrett

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WASHINGTON — Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, with Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump’s nominee days before the election and secure a likely conservative court majority for years to ...

Brooke County reports 4th virus-related death

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Public health officials continue to urge residents to take precautions as more COVID-19 cases, including a fourth death in Brooke County, have been reported. Mike Bolen, administrator of the Brooke County Health Department, confirmed the death stemmed from an outbreak reported last week at an ...

Hancock Sheltered Workshop levy up again

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WEIRTON — For almost 30 years, the residents of Hancock County have shown their support for the Hancock County Sheltered Workshop through a $250,000 a year levy. The levy is among the items appearing on this year’s ballot, and officials are hoping for the support to continue. The ...

Volunteers rally Buckeye State voters

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CINCINNATI — Something changed in Yana Duke this year. She came to the U.S. as a youth from Ukraine, had never been involved in politics before. But during the 2020 campaign season, she felt she had to do something. “What I’m afraid is coming to this country is what I’m running away ...

Brooke County Board of Education weighs pandemic response

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WELLSBURG — The impact of COVID-19 was felt by the Brooke County Board of Education Monday as members weighed action on three matters affected by it. The board agreed that next month all schools may expand in-person instruction to four days a week with the exception of Brooke Middle School, ...

Fire levies before Harrison County voters

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HOPEDALE — A couple of Harrison County fire departments will be without funding next year if a levy is not passed in the Nov. 3 election. Hopedale Fire Chief Mark Marchetta said he hopes voters will vote “yes” on the Silver Spade Joint Ambulance District ambulance levy. Marchetta said ...

Daily Happenings 10-27-20

Daily Happenings

Today’s birthdays Lorren Rogers, Steubenville. Donetta Clemons, Mingo Junction. Births Trinity Medical Center West Tara and Jeffrey Shriver of Burgettstown, a girl, Oct. 6. Michelle Snyder and Jordan Noviski of Steubenville, a girl, Oct. 7. Cierra Barnhart and John ...

Explore food, travel, culture via e-resources

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STEUBENVILLE — Explore food, travel and culture with new e-resources that have been added to the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County’s website. The library now has seven new online reference offerings that are free to the public. The new e-resources are purchased from ...

Weirton Elks Lodge makes donations

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The Weirton Elks Lodge 1801 recently made contributions to the Hancock County Animal Shelter and the Weirton Police Department to assist them with costs associated with cleanup and prevention of the COVID-19 virus. Each group is receiving $1,000. From left are Roger Kirkpatrick, Elks secretary; ...

Community briefs

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Fun Seekers welcome guests, get trip info STEUBENVILLE —The Fun Seekers met Oct. 7 at Scaffidi’s Restaurant in Steubenville. Charlotte Christian, treasurer, opened the meeting and introduced Ed Littlejohn and former Judge Dan Spahn, guests of Frank Vostatek and Lola Swanagan; Robert ...