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Editorials

McIntosh the right choice for Follansbee

Follansbee Council on May 27 officially named Jack McIntosh as its new city manager following a months-long search to fill the post. We congratulate McIntosh and wish him well in his new role. He has big shoes to fill, following the 16-year tenure of John DeStefano, who died in ...

Herald-Star still a vital institution

You might not realize it, but the newspaper you are reading today has a legacy that is more than 200 years old. Today, we mark our 215th anniversary as a continuously published newspaper, one of Ohio’s oldest. Many changes, in our community and in the newspaper industry, have occurred ...

Sacrifices remembered

Sunday marks the 77th anniversary of D-Day, and it is appropriate that we honor those who were willing to stand tall against what some considered to be nearly impossible odds to defend our freedoms. Because of the sacrifices that were made on that day — June 6, 1944 — along the beaches of ...

Golf tournament helps area residents

For nearly 40 years, the Weirton United Way’s Golf Classic has stood out as being among the region’s top fundraisers. Its field has been large and varied, attracting not only the best golfers from around the Tri-State Area, but drawing some of the top celebrities as well. The late Bob ...

Frontier Days help keep history alive

The past will be brought back to life this weekend during Ohio Valley Frontier Days at Historic Fort Steuben in downtown Steubenville. Visitors on Saturday and Sunday will have the opportunity to experience early American life on the Ohio frontier. The history of the surveying and settlement ...

DiLoreto made community better

Maybe you knew him as a neighbor and a friend. Maybe you knew him through his work on Steubenville City Council. Maybe you knew him as an educator in the Edison Local School District. Maybe you knew him through his efforts to bring new life to a city landmark. However you knew Gerald ...