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Schools struggle to stay staffed

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COLUMBUS — The infection of a single cafeteria worker was all it took to close classrooms in the small Lowellville school district in northeastern Ohio, forcing at least two weeks of remote learning. Not only did the worker who tested positive for the coronavirus need to quarantine, but so ...

GOP clashes as deadline to repeal bailout law nears

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COLUMBUS — Hopes of repealing an energy bailout law are in danger at the Ohio Statehouse as Republican lawmakers argue sharply different positions on how and whether to repeal the legislation with only weeks before Ohioans begin to pay the price. In one corner stands veteran GOP lawmakers ...

JVS ‘Friendsgiving’

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Students in the Early Childhood Education II program at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School shared an early Friendsgiving with preschoolers on Monday, enjoying a traditional meal as they prepared for the holiday break. At the feast were preschool students Quinn Vines and Madelyn Hanlin ...

Buckeye South teacher earns grant for sensory solutions

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DILLONVALE — The Jefferson County Educational Service Center has awarded $600 to one Buckeye Local School District teacher to help provide sensory solutions for students. Buckeye South Elementary teacher Alyssa Lollini is a 2020-21 Best Practice Grant recipient and her windfall will ...

Daily Happenings 11-27-20

Daily Happenings

Today’s birthday Kim Hawkins, Wellsburg. Police reports Jefferson County sheriff Arrested: Clyde E. Chevalier, 40, 1024 Trenton, Toronto, domestic violence, Tuesday. Arrested: Michael A. Merino, 24, 5185 Third St., Martins Ferry, disorderly conduct, Tuesday. Arrested: Joshua ...

Polish Athletic Club helps Sycamore Center

Community

The Polish Athletic Club donated a check for more than $1,500 Monday to benefit the Sycamore Youth Center, 301 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, a presentation that involved, from left, Bobbyjon Bauman, center founder and director; Kelly Jeffers, the center’s newly hired director of student ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Sycamore center now has student development director STEUBENVILLE — The Sycamore Youth and Community Center recently announced the hiring of a familiar face to the part-time position of director of student development, a first for the center located at 301 N. Fourth St. Bobbyjon Bauman, ...

Pumpkin carving competition results

Community

WINTERSVILLE — Jefferson County 4-H held its first pumpkin carving competition recently, with members ranging in age from 5 to 16 and representing various clubs participating in the event. Winners spanned many categories from scariest to most original for more than 30 entries. All ...

Snow days: Massive blizzard hit area 70 years ago

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Seventy years ago this week residents of the Ohio Valley and much of the Northeastern U.S. experienced a crisis of a different sort as a winter storm deposited 30 to 40 inches of snow on homes, businesses and roadways over three days in November, including Thanksgiving. The Nov. 25, 1950 ...

Jefferson County Commission talks health board concerns

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STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County Commissioner Tom Gentile took a moment at Wednesday’s meeting to address Royal Mayo over events that transpired at last week’s meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Health. “Royal, we have at times agreed and at times disagreed on issues,” Gentile ...