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Third party urged to analyze operations of CAC

April 24, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners Thursday urged the Community Action Council to agree to bring in a team to analyze the operations at the agency. more »»


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Third party urged to analyze operations of CAC

April 24, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners Thursday urged the Community Action Council to agree to bring in a team to analyze the operations at the agency. more »»

Chamber’s Ladies Day attracts large crowd

April 24, 2015 WEIRTON — The 17th-annual Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce Ladies Day at the Chamber was filled to capacity Thursday as guests shopped, visited with old and new friends, enjoyed lunch and watched a... more »»

Stanton pupils raise $1,700 for association

April 24, 2015 HAMMONDSVILLE — Stanton Elementary School pupils leapt into their latest fundraiser and generated $1,700 for the American Heart Association. more »»

Weirton city manager resigns

April 24, 2015 WEIRTON — City officials will search for a new top executive following the announcement this week that City Manager Valerie Means will be leaving for a new opportunity. more »»

Local Sports

An honor

April 24, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Former Steubenville Big Red standout Perry Jeter will be inducted into the Minor Pro Football Hall of Fame at the Senator John Heinz History Center and Sports Museum on Saturday. more »»

Central tops Big Red

April 24, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The road warriors won again. more »»

Daley is reliable backstop for Crusaders

April 24, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Catholic Central softball team has had a long line of standout catchers. That list includes Dina Bartemes, Megan Gould, Kelly Costantini and Taylor Clark. more »»

Indian Creek gets by Ferry

April 24, 2015 MARTINS FERRY — It’s getting late in the game as it pertains to the chase for the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference’s Tom Bechtel Softball Tournament. more »»

Cavs take 3-0 lead

April 24, 2015 BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James got to the arena early. When he left the Cleveland Cavaliers had a chance to put an early end to the series. more »»


Donna Chiarello

April 24, 2015 CHIARELLO, Donna Lee (Wells), 69, of Follansbee, WV, died peacefully on Thursday, April 23, 2015, surrounded by her family. Arrangements are pending at Mullenbach Funeral Home, Follansbee, WV. more »»

Eddie Lamp

April 24, 2015 LAMP, Eddie D., 59, of Blanchester OH, formerly of Weirton went to be with the Lord at his home on April 17, 2015. more »»

James Sherbs

April 24, 2015 SHERBS, James “Rod,” 64, of Scio, formerly of Colerain, died Tuesday. Services on Sunday at 1 pm in Koch Funeral Home, Scio. Friends call Saturday from 2-8 pm. more »»

Joseph Krinock

April 24, 2015 KRINOCK, Joseph Michael, 53, of Weirton, WV, passed away suddenly on, Thursday, April 23, 2015. Arrangements have been entrusted to Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. more »»

Paul Solomon

April 24, 2015 SOLOMON, Paul T. “Solly,” 91, of Englewood, OH, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Hospice of Dayton with his family at his side. more »»


Kiwanis salute administrative assistants

April 24, 2015 The Steubenville Kiwanis Club celebrated its annual administrative assistants luncheon and program at the YWCA of Steubenville on Tuesday, beginning with a moment of silence observed in memory of... more »»

RSVP of Jefferson County participates in Mayor’s Day

April 24, 2015 On April 7, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Jefferson County participated in the national service event known as Mayor’s Day. more »»

Revitalization topic for Mingo club

April 23, 2015 The April meeting of the GFWC Woman’s Club of Mingo Junction was held at the Mingo Senior Citizens Center with Co-President Joanne Gorney presiding for the meetin. more »»

Community briefs

April 23, 2015 Free evening of ‘Frank Sinatra’ entertainment at the Laurels The Laurels of Steubenville located at 500 Stanton Blv. more »»

Some recipes for a jewel of spring

April 22, 2015 Asparagus, one of the great jewels of spring, is in abundance now and has been a delicacy since ancient times. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Rejecting argument of the progressives

April 19, 2015 To the editor: As a response to the attacks on religious freedom, let us begin this polemic with the proclamation that I am a sinner, as we all are, for “If we say we have no sin, we deceive... more »»

Can of worms best left unopened

April 19, 2015 To the editor: The burning question: Should bakeries be allowed to refuse service to gay couples requesting a wedding cake? As I’ve stated, gay marriage really isn’t an issue to me — I really don’t... more »»

Self-discipline is missing

April 19, 2015 To the editor: As I perused the paper this past week, one article stood out — that was the open container law that’s being debated in our state Senate (”Proposed law would allow open containers in... more »»

Senior levy money questioned

April 19, 2015 To the editor: This is in response to a letter that Carla Blaine wrote to the Herald-Star (“Questions about senior funding,” March 15. more »»

Women came to the rescue

April 19, 2015 To the editor: I am writing to thank the ladies from the Jefferson County Christian School. Last week I was waiting in a line of cars to pick up my grandchildre. more »»


Kountry Kidz open for child care

April 19, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Summer is right around the corner, and the new Kountry Kidz Daycare is opening just in time to offer busy parents a reliable child care alternative. more »»

Quick Takes

April 19, 2015 GRAND OPENING: Dunkin’ Donuts will open its first new restaurant in the Weirton area at 250 Three Springs Road on Monday. more »»

Williams building $2.1B pipeline

April 19, 2015 WHEELING — Williams Energy plans to service 7 million homes from New York City to Georgia with about 1.7 billion cubic feet of Marcellus shale natural gas daily via its $2. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

April 19, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Doris Conlon (deceased) to Jennifer Matyas and Faith Hebb, metes, Knox Townshi. more »»

Yorkville mill becomes water reprocesser

April 19, 2015 YORKVILLE — A joint venture between Esmark Inc. more »»

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