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Steubenville Theft: Cell phone taken from patron on back deck of Spot Bar, 217 S. Fourth St., Saturday. Cited: Karl D. Stephens, 69, 2568 Windy Hill Road, Wellsburg, speeding; Tina M, Ely, 45, 522 Henry St., Toronto, stop sign; Drew E. Parker, 27, 2661 Alvarado Blvd., expired plates; Trey ...

Officials: Measles vaccine supply ample

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STEUBENVILLE — Officials at the Jefferson County Health Department said they have an ample supply of measles vaccine and measles booster vaccine available with the first reported measles case in Ohio. Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton, confirmed the state’s first measles ...

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Amsterdam to host first ‘End-of-Summer Bash’ July 28 AMSTERDAM — Amsterdam will host its first “End-of-Summer Bash” from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on July 28 at the Doc Rogers Park. Rain date is Aug. 24, also from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The community event offers free food, free inflatables ...

Farming for the health-conscious

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WELLSBURG — Living in the house that once belonged to his grandparents along Windy Hill Road near Windsor Heights in Brooke County, Eric Freeland operates a produce and berry farm that caters to the “health-minded” customer who’s looking to support local farmers. “If people are ...

Weirton fire under investigation

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WEIRTON — An investigation is ongoing following a fatal house fire in the city early Sunday. Units from Weirton, Steubenville, Follansbee, Hooverson Heights and Hanover Township, responded to a structure in the 4100 block of Washington Street just before 3:30 a.m. While firefighters were ...

Government calendar

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To encourage citizen participation in local government, this calendar listing the meeting times and places of public agencies will appear every Monday. To list an event, call the Herald-Star newsroom at (740) 283-4711 or send a fax to (740) 284-7355. This week’s meetings ...

Masons hold rededication ceremony

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WINTERSVILLE — A rare public ceremony was held Saturday by state and area Masons to rededicate the Masons burial section at Fort Steuben Burial Estates. One Mason had complained the burial section had fallen into disrepair, so lodges throughout Jefferson County came together to finance the ...

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SouthernCare Hospice held an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday at its new location at 100 Welday Ave., Suite G, Wintersville. Located in the former Comcast Customer Service Center, SouthernCare serves residents of Jefferson County and is part of the Kindred at Home family of home ...