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University unveils major development

May 5, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Green Strip and Franklin Avenue, a 5. more »»

 
 
 

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University unveils major development

May 5, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Green Strip and Franklin Avenue, a 5. more »»

It’s election day

May 5, 2015 Floyd White of Steubenville votes this morning at Precinct 2-1 inside Froehlich’s Classic Corner on Washington Street. more »»

City planners back rezoning request for riverfront area

May 5, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Planning and Zoning Commission will send a positive recommendation to City Council for the proposed rezoning of 5 acres of riverfront property near state Route 7 following a... more »»

Former Yorkville steel mill site busy with activity

May 5, 2015 YORKVILLE — Change is being seen almost daily at the site of the former Yorkville steel mill as the facility’s current owners work to provide a central location for businesses with ties to the oil... more »»

Cleaning up

May 5, 2015 Tiana DeLorge, Melissa Schwilm and Lucia Westrick, students in the environmental science and ecology program at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, carry trash from the Beatty Park stream. more »»

Local Sports

Central beats Bears

May 5, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Catholic Central softball team was excited to finally be playing at home on the Steve Zamana Softball Field once agai. more »»

Big Red blanks Ferry

May 5, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — It’s pretty simple for Gus DiMarzio when talking about the approach his Steubenville softball team must have as Division II sectional play begins Saturday. more »»

Crusaders top Riders

May 5, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Catholic Central baseball coach Jeff Clark is using this week, as are many coaches, to prepare for sectional playoffs, which begin Saturday. more »»

Zdinak pitches Toronto past Indian Creek

May 5, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Young Danny Zdinak pitched his way through the Indian Creek lineup Monday without yielding a hit in 6ª innings, but Adrian Greco’s fly ball down the left field line eluded the Toronto... more »»

OVAC runners punch tickets to next day

May 5, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The first pieces of the puzzle are in place. more »»

Obituaries

Donald McCombs

May 5, 2015 Donald L. McCombs, 92, of Wintersville (formerly of Steubenville) died Sunday, May 3, 2015, at Trinity West. He was born on September 4, 1922, in Steubenville, the son of the late Roy E. and Mary C. more »»

Shirley Pool

May 5, 2015 Shirley Jean Williams Pool, 66, of Richmond, OH, died Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Trinity West ER. She was born in Steubenville, OH, on June 21, 1948, a daughter of the late Glenn and Dorothy Gump Dayto. more »»

Barbara Smith

May 5, 2015 Barbara Jean Smith, 54, of Toronto, OH, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2015. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto. Service at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. more »»

Doris Filak

May 5, 2015 Doris Filak, 89, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015, in the Weirton Geriatric Center. more »»

Randall Francis

May 5, 2015 Randall “Ray” Francis, 54, of Toronto, passed away Monday, May 4 at the Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville. Arrangements are pending and are in the care of Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto. more »»

Community

DAR chapter honors longtime members

May 5, 2015 Longtime members were honored when the Fort Steuben Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met April 11 at the Best Western Plus University Inn in Steubenville. more »»

Community happenings

May 5, 2015 Importance of exercise to be topic of Thursday workshop The importance of exercise to maintaining good health will be the focus of the next educational Healthy Life Workshop set for 6:30 p.m. more »»

Mingo Knights present awards at banquet

May 4, 2015 The Mingo Knights of Columbus of Monsignor Joseph F. Dooley Council 4361 celebrated their 58th anniversary and past grand knights and awards dinner on April 26 at the Mingo Knights of Columbus ha. more »»

Community happenings

May 4, 2015 Breakfast Tuesday at E.S. Center The East Springfield Community Center will host an Election Day breakfast-brunch from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Many helped with Meridian Greene

May 3, 2015 To the editor: I would like to give a big thank you to the firefighters, police, highway patrolmen, EMTs and Mayor Bob Gale for the first response to the fire at Meridian Greene. more »»

Wellsburg festival will miss supporters

May 3, 2015 To the editor: As we prepare to make plans to celebrate the 37th-annual Wellsburg Applefest on Oct. more »»

Victims of fire send thanks

May 3, 2015 To the editor: The sight was breathtaking as we entered the dining room at the Prime Time Center on Lovers Lane. more »»

Let the people decide on marriage

May 3, 2015 To the editor: On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of the United States began hearing oral arguments on whether marriage, as it has existed throughout our history, is unconstitutional. more »»

Form 1040 home of corporate welfare

May 3, 2015 To the editor: What about corporate welfare? Time Warner Cable had $4.3 billion in profits in 2014 and paid nothing in federal taxes. It gets better (or worse, depending on your viewpoint). more »»

Business

Eastern Gateway earns top honors

May 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Eastern Gateway Community College has won the highest national award presented by the American Association of Community Colleges — the Exemplary Board/CEO Award for 2015. more »»

Quick Takes

May 3, 2015 HELPING ANIMALS: Customers who order carryout at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar Hospitality, 389 John Scott Highway in Steubenville, will have the chance to help local animal charities throug... more »»

Real estate transfers

May 3, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Landau Minto to Sharon and Richard Gunther, lot 61, Ekey’s Third (survivorship). Roger Reed (deceased) to Jenna Reed, . more »»

Winning subscriber

May 3, 2015 John Hale, left, circulation director for the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times, presented to Mark Moser of Follansbee the $100 Kroger gift card he won through a recent promotion for new... more »»

Android winner

May 3, 2015 Robert Kasprzak of Weirton, left, was presented with an Android tablet by John Hale, circulation director for the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times. more »»

 
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