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Back to School Bash about fun, being prepared

August 4, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Urban Mission’s Back to School Bash is a way for students to head back to the classroom prepared and to have fun in the process, according to organizers of the event set for Aug. 18. more »»


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Back to School Bash about fun, being prepared

August 4, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Urban Mission’s Back to School Bash is a way for students to head back to the classroom prepared and to have fun in the process, according to organizers of the event set for Aug. 18. more »»

Gas pipeline hearing is continued

August 4, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A hearing that had been scheduled for today in Jefferson County Common Pleas Court concerning whether a gas pipeline company could use eminent domain to force property owners to allow... more »»

Planners ponder three requests

August 4, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The city’s planning and zoning commission heard two requests for the sale of city-owned property Monday night and set a Sept. more »»

Area woman pleads guilty to drug possession charges

August 4, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The wife of a Wintersville-area man convicted in the robbery of a pharmacy pleaded guilty to drug possession charges and was allowed by Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Michelle... more »»

Area men convicted of child porn charges

August 4, 2015 WHEELING — Robert J. Gongloff, 25, of Weirton and Matthew A. Amedeo, 69, of Chester each were convicted Monday of child pornography offenses in federal court, according to U.S. Attorney William J. more »»

Local Sports

Timmons leader of young Steelers linebackers

August 4, 2015 LATROBE, Pa. — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons finally reached the Pro Bowl last season after an eight-year wait. more »»

Browns’ Pryor earns praise in transition

August 4, 2015 BEREA, Ohio — Four days into Terrelle Pryor’s transition from a quarterback to wide receiver, he’s not only fitting in at Browns training camp, he’s standing out. more »»

Ohio State kept quiet about Miller’s receiver workouts

August 4, 2015 COLUMBUS — It was probably the best-kept secret in Ohio State football in a long time. more »»

Off to college

August 4, 2015 Kaleb Baire, flanked by his father Jeff, left, and Weirton Madonna assistant baseball coach Luke Myers, will continue his academic and athletic careers at Potomoc State College, where he will major... more »»

Collaros leads TiCats to home win

August 4, 2015 HAMILTON, ONTARIO — Behind the passing of quarterback Zach Collaros, the Hamilton TigerCats defeated the Toronto Argonauts, 34-18, on Monday. It was Hamilton’s home opener at Tim Horton’s Field. more »»


Peter Lamantia

August 4, 2015 Peter J. Lamantia, Jr., 71, of Toronto, OH, passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at AGH, Pittsburgh, surrounded by his family. more »»

Esta Chambers

August 4, 2015 Esta Ellen Chambers, 80, of Weirton, went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by her family, on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, at Weirton Geriatric Center. more »»

Gerald Horn

August 4, 2015 Gerald Arthur “Jerry” Horn, 82, of Jewett, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. Thursday at Jewett United Methodist Church. Visitation Wednesday 2-4 and 6-9 p.m., Koch F.H. more »»

Kathleen Jones

August 4, 2015 Kathleen J. Jones, 78, of Weirton, WV, passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at home. more »»

Ruth Morelli

August 4, 2015 Ruth L. Morelli, 78, of Sandusky, OH, died Saturday. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville with services 10 a.m. Thursday. more »»


Help for families, friends of addict

August 4, 2015 There’s a relatively new self-help, support group in the area geared to families and friends who have someone in their lives dealing with drugs, alcohol or other types of destructive behavior. more »»

Community happenings

August 4, 2015 ‘Community Kitchen’ family cooking class scheduled for Saturday The third “Community Kitchen” family cooking class will be held Saturday in the Unity Kitchen at Urban Mission Ministries,... more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

August 3, 2015 Satellite veterans office to be open The satellite office of the Jefferson County Veterans Service Commission will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Dillonvale City Building, 135 School S. more »»

Letters to the Editor

A chance to get involved

August 2, 2015 To the editor: Getting involved in your community can be intimidating, but it is something every American should take full advantage of. You can learn how Aug. more »»

GOP field interesting

August 2, 2015 To the editor: The circus known as the presidential election of 2016 is on the road and performing all the country, every night. more »»

Thanks for remembering son

August 2, 2015 To the editor: The 10th-annual Brian Pizzoferrato Memorial Baseball Game was held July 25 at Muth Field in Mingo Junction. A great turnout of players, fans and wonderful people attende. more »»

Local communities should forgive

August 2, 2015 To the editor: In view of recent negative publicity regarding Trent Mays, it should be noted that Mays most likely saved the legal victim’s life. more »»

D.I.N.O.s bring things down

August 2, 2015 To the editor: D.I.N.O. — Democrat in Name Only. The Democratic Party is not the Democratic Party of our parents. I can prove it. more »»


Honored men

August 2, 2015 The Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions has honored two credit union leaders. John R. Thayer, second from right, was congratulated on his upcoming induction on Aug. more »»

Continued support

August 2, 2015 Wellsburg attorney Jason Cuomo, left, presented a $1,000 contribution to Randy Hood of the Brooke County Schools athletic complex committe. more »»

Only time will tell if Apple Watch catches on

July 26, 2015 NEW YORK — For all those who hailed the iPhone as the “Jesus Phone” in 2007, the Apple Watch’s arrival has hardly been the second coming. more »»

Tri-State Visitors Guide available

July 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times have released the 2015 Tri-State Area Visitors Guide. more »»

Quick Takes

July 26, 2015 ELECTED: Catherine Ferrari, president and chief executive officer of Hancock County Savings Bank, has been elected to the board of directors of the West Virginia Bankers Association and will begin... more »»

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Ralph Kramden and The (Dr.) Boss

July 29, 2015 Our trip to DC was made possible because The (Dr.) Boss and her job that I can't fully describe meant she had a conference to attend. My dear Kathy is about two years away from full Ph.D. more »

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