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March 27, 2015 Activities at First Presbyterian Church ¯ Sunday —Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. The chancel choir will present its Easter cantata, the Easter Story. more »»


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Toronto Briefs

March 27, 2015 Activities at First Presbyterian Church ¯ Sunday —Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. The chancel choir will present its Easter cantata, the Easter Story. more »»

Official favors four-lane bridge

March 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — An official with the Business Development Cor. more »»

CAC trustees approve contracts

March 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Community Action Council Board of Trustees approved a letter of revision Wednesday that will see the agency receive an additional $200,000 from the Jefferson... more »»

Escaped murder suspect captured

March 26, 2015 A nearly three-day search for murder suspect Rocco Zuccaro ended late Wednesday when he was captured in Harrison County, W.Va. On Monday, Zuccaro, 30, escaped the William R. Sharpe Jr. more »»

JMHA’s inspection score improves

March 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority Interim Executive Director Dave Hindman handed out kudos to several staff employees and then received some back from housing resident. more »»

Local Sports

Gasvoda’s grand slam lifts Madonna

March 26, 2015 WHEELING — An old baseball expression goes, it is not over until the very last out. more »»

Smith leads OG basketball turnaround

March 26, 2015 By RICH STEVENS For the Weirton Daily Times CHARLESTON — The Oak Glen boys’ basketball team has had a rough go of things the last few seasons, but turned it around in 2014-15, thanks in no small... more »»

Mountaineers out to prove their worth against unbeaten Kentucky

March 26, 2015 CLEVELAND — Nothing has rattled Kentucky to this point. Unbeaten and unblemished, the Wildcats have handled every challenge this season. They’re 36 for 36 in their run at hoops immortality. more »»

Cavs run it up against Grizzlies

March 26, 2015 MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Kyrie Irving scored 24 points, Kevin Love added 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers rolled to a 111-89 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night. more »»


Carol Pilkington

March 26, 2015 PILKINGTON, Carol D., 58, of Steubenville, died Monday, March 23, 2015, at her home. She was born Feb. 5, 1957, in Steubenville. more »»

Freda Hudson

March 26, 2015 HUDSON, Freda L. “MaFreda,” 101, of Steubenville, OH, passed away on March 19, 2015. She was born on Feb. more »»

Albert Dawson

March 26, 2015 DAWSON, Albert Sr., 78, of Smithfield, Ohio, died March 21, 2015, in Smithfield, Ohio. He was born Feb. 21, 1937, in Steubenville, Ohio, a son of Moses Blackwell and Rebecca Smith Dawson Blackwell. more »»

Anthony Kalinowski

March 26, 2015 KALINOWSKI, Anthony R. “T. K.,” 57, of Steubenville, OH, passed away peacefully Monday, March 23, 2015, at Trinity West with his family by his side. more »»

Clifton Reintzel

March 26, 2015 REINTZEL, Clifton “Dan,” Sr., 53, of Follansbee died March 13, 2015. Visitation Friday from noon until service 1 p.m. at Chambers Funeral Home, Wellsburg. more »»


‘Trivial’ evening with Steubenville Kiwanis

March 26, 2015 Twenty-one teams involving more than 200 participants gathered in the Steubenville High School Commons on March 14 for the fifth-annual trivia competition fundraiser coordinated and sponsored by the... more »»

Community happenings

March 26, 2015 Bergholz Community Foundation scholarship application deadline nears The Bergholz Community Foundation will offer scholarships for the 2015-16 school year, but the deadline is fast approaching to... more »»

Some variations on potato recipes

March 25, 2015 So many more recipes for potatoes have been formulated since my day, so long ago. I can remember mashed, fried, baked, scalloped and boiled. The last one I liked the least. more »»

Reggie Dabbs to address area students, community

March 25, 2015 The Valley Youth Workers Network invites the community to hear motivational speaker Reggie Dabbs of Florida, who will make a repeat local visit and conduct numerous presentations in the... more »»

Freiling addresses Mingo Woman’s Club

March 24, 2015 The 2015 opening meeting of the GFWC Woman’s Club of Mingo Junction was held in March as the club did not meet in January or February. more »»

Letters to the Editor

WIC contact info available

March 22, 2015 To the editor: Thank you for the article “WIC set to issue new cards” that appeared in Wednesday’s edition and reported changes that are coming to the WIC Department, but our contact information was... more »»

Taxation without an explanation

March 22, 2015 To the editor: JBGreen broke? Am I confused? Have I not previously read articles in the Herald-Star about the waste management system, NKA JBGreen, and how the team was going to make money for... more »»

Free speech tough topic

March 22, 2015 To the editor: I read recently that two students were expelled from the University of Oklahoma for leading a racist chant. Their actions were vile and reprehensibl. more »»

Questions about Bill O’Reilly

March 22, 2015 To the editor: Well, it’s Sunday once again, and, once again, the pages are filled with the idiot rantings of the severely and profoundly disturbed tea party. more »»

Help keep cemetery neat

March 22, 2015 To the editor: How does one go about honoring the memory of his departed loved ones? The answer often involves decorating the gravesites in the local cemeter. more »»


Murray paying $1.4B for more coal

March 22, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Robert Murray believes paying $1.4 billion to purchase majority interest in St. Louis-based Foresight Energy will give Murray Energy Cor. more »»

Cadiz holds annual recognition banquet

March 22, 2015 CADIZ — Citizens, organizations and business owners were recognized for their accomplishments during the past year at the 17th-annual Cadiz Community Recognition Banquet held recently at Sally... more »»

Agent, advisers recognized for successful 2014

March 22, 2015 STEUBENVILLE – Suzanne M. Kresser, an insurance agent with Tri-State Financial Services, has been recognized as the top producer of annuity products with the Slovene National Benefit Society. more »»

Comcast customers can turn devices in home into TVs

March 22, 2015 EXTON, Pa. — Comcast X1 customers in the Steubenville area now can access their TV lineup on any connected screen in their home. more »»

Thayer promoted at Specialty Retail

March 22, 2015 The promotion of Jack Thayer to senior vice president, general manager with Specialty Retail Group in Charlotte, N.C., was announced by the company. Thayer is the son of John R. more »»

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And a few personal notes from D.C.

March 26, 2015 My Washington trip gave me pause for a few personal observations during and after hours while traveling around the city with the Ohio Farm Bureau delegation last week. more »

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