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Annexation push in Toronto

February 6, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — A group of residents of Wallace Heights wishing to annex into Toronto will present an annexation petition to the Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday. more »»


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Annexation push in Toronto

February 6, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — A group of residents of Wallace Heights wishing to annex into Toronto will present an annexation petition to the Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday. more »»

Rotarians hear about Checker services

February 6, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Karen D’Anniballe, president of Checker Transportation, Ambulance Service In. more »»

City woman sentenced in shooting incident

February 6, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Dawn E. Liggett, 50, of 4602 St. more »»

Weirton welcomes five new officers

February 6, 2016 WEIRTON — The City of Weirton is increasing the roll of its police department by fiv. more »»

Water, sewer rates may be increasing in Brilliant

February 6, 2016 BRILLIANT — The Brilliant Water and Sewer District is proposing an increase in water and sewer rates, which will be effective for the April billing if approved. The board at its Jan. more »»

Local Sports

Brooke holds on against Big Red

February 6, 2016 WELLSBURG — The Brooke boys’ basketball teams did a lot of things well Friday night inside the Brooke Wellness Center. more »»

Weir High rallies past the Panthers

February 6, 2016 WEIRTON — Weir High outscored Buckeye Local, 31-18, in the second and fourth quarters en route to a 60-51 boys’ basketball victory Friday night inside the Carl Hamill Fieldhous. more »»

Crusaders make a statement early, roll past Oak Glen

February 6, 2016 NEW MANCHESTER — Steubenville Catholic Central will honor its three basketball seniors later today when Malvern visits the Mickey Barber Gymnasium. more »»

Steubenville claims OVAC 5A Dual Meet

February 6, 2016 MOUNDSVILLE — It has been a very, very good week for the Steubenville High school wrestling team. Big Red added two championship trophies to their already packed displays case. more »»

Celtics beat Cavs at buzzer

February 6, 2016 CLEVELAND (AP) — Avery Bradley made a corner jumper at the horn to give the Boston Celtics a stunning 104-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. more »»


Craig Creamer

February 6, 2016 Craig D. Creamer, 53, died Thursday, February 4, 2016, at his home surrounded by the love of family and friends. He was born in Steubenville on March 5, 1962, to Jacqueline and the late George A. more »»

Mary Magary

February 6, 2016 Mary Paula Barrett Kampf Magary, 74, peacefully passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at Autumn Hills Care Center surrounded by her family. more »»

JoAnn Birney

February 6, 2016 JoAnn Lee (Queen) Birney of Richmond, OH, passed away February 4, 2016, at her home. She was born January 16, 1933, in Steubenville, OH, a daughter of the late Guy and Netta (Blackburn) Queen. more »»

Lorra Cochrun

February 6, 2016 Lorra A. Kirk Cochrun, 52, of Steubenville, OH, passed away Wednesday, February 4, 2016, at Trinity West. Final arrangements are pending at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, Wintersville, OH. more »»

Paul Crago

February 6, 2016 Paul A. Crago, 73, of Steubenville, Ohio, passed away peacefully Thursday, February 4, 2016, at Trinity West ER after fighting a very long battle with diabetes. more »»


Churches announce events, activities

February 6, 2016 Olde St. John’s Church to hold Valentine’s Day pasta dinner Those seeking a relaxing and delicious way to spend Valentines Day are invited to a spaghetti dinner to be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Fe. more »»

Church sermon topics

February 6, 2016 Steubenville-area churches have announced the following sermon themes for their Sunday services: -- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “What’s Trending?” ¯ Buena Vista United... more »»

Jazzy Jeans and Jewels fundraiser Saturday at Sargus Hall, Wintersville

February 5, 2016 Organizers of the third-annual “Jazzy Jeans and Jewels” fundraiser Saturday have announced what participating celebrity chefs will be serving at the fundraiser being held in a new location this year... more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

February 5, 2016 Country Friends to host Eldurays Country Friends will host the Eldurays classic oldies band on Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Police Lodge Road, Colliers. The doors open at 6 p.m. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Freedom of worship still under attack

January 31, 2016 To the editor: The freedom to worship God is at the center of the 2016 presidential election. more »»

Have your pet spayed or neutered

January 31, 2016 To the editor: Millions of healthy dogs and cats are being euthanized in the United States each year because there aren’t enough homes for them. more »»

Time to end bullying in school

January 31, 2016 To the editor: I am sitting here trying to think of how to write this article. I don’t understand how such traumatic things happen. more »»

Remember all victims of accident

January 31, 2016 To the editor: The accident on John Scott that happened Jan. 14 involving three people was very tragic. All of the people involved are extremely lucky to even be alive. more »»

Fix-a-thon helps cats

January 31, 2016 To the editor: On Jan. 14, there were reports about illegal trapping of cats in the city of Toronto. What makes the trapping illegal is the abandonment of those trapped cats to other locations. more »»


Wheeling Hospital opens balance center

January 31, 2016 WHEELIING — Wheeling Hospital’s new Center for Dizziness and Balance offers a multi-disciplinary, comprehensive approach to preventing falls and improving patients’ quality of life. more »»

Belle’s Diner offers 24-hour way to defeat your hunger

January 31, 2016 By CRAIG HOWELL Staff writer WEIRTON — Area residents have a new option to feed their hunger, and it’s available around the clock. Belle’s Diner recently opened its doors at 2109 Pennsylvania Ave. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

January 31, 2016 The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Eddie Henderson Properties LLC to Michael DeSantis, lot 31, William Myers Second. more »»

10 years for Froehlich’s Classic Corner downtown

January 24, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Greg Froehlich, owner along with his wife, Debbie, of Froehlich’s Classic Corner, 501 Washington St. more »»

Sumo Hibachi & Sushi

January 24, 2016 Representatives of the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, area officials and other supporters welcomed Sumo Hibachi & Sushi, a new restaurant at 4170 Sunset Blvd. more »»

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A quick memory for the Challenger

January 28, 2016 Time won't let me write much of a blog post about the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion, but here's the memories: It was my first anniversary at the Herald-Star. more »

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