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Steubenville planners hear of monastery concept for former Roosevelt School

May 3, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The Congregation of Marian Fathers is looking to convert the former Roosevelt School on Belleview Boulevard into a monastery for their religious order. more »»


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Steubenville planners hear of monastery concept for former Roosevelt School

May 3, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The Congregation of Marian Fathers is looking to convert the former Roosevelt School on Belleview Boulevard into a monastery for their religious order. more »»

U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson helps out at Friendship Park in Smithfield

May 3, 2016 SMITHFIELD — The Friendship Park Military Museum was bustling with activity Monday after the Jefferson County Veterans Association called for a work day to renew the look of the military equipment a... more »»

National Day of Prayer service scheduled for Thursday in Steubenville at First Westminster Presbyterian

May 3, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The site of this year’s Jefferson County National Day of Prayer service is First Westminster Presbyterian Church at 235 N. Fourth St. The event gets under way at 11:30 a.m. more »»

Jefferson County native dies in crash

May 3, 2016 CINCINNATI — Authorities are trying to determine whether distracted driving was involved in a crash that killed a Cincinnati firefighter on his way to work. more »»

Powhatan Mine plays out, to close in November

May 3, 2016 ALLEDONIA — If Upper Ohio Valley coal miners didn’t face enough obstacles to keeping their jobs from regulatory pressure and competition from cheap natural gas, those at the Powhatan No. more »»

Local Sports

Toronto gets key hits to stop Creek

May 3, 2016 TORONTO — Clutch hitting and solid pitching helped Toronto keep its baseball winning streak alive Monday on Senior Day. more »»

Knights slip past ’Skins

May 3, 2016 WINTERSVILLE — The Toronto softball team tallied seven runs on nine hits while taking advantage of seven Indian Creek errors as the Red Knights recorded a double play — with the final out coming at... more »»

OVAC track begins

May 3, 2016 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The quest for an Ohio Valley Athletic Conference track and field title is officially under way. more »»

Brooke rallies to nip Golden Bears

May 3, 2016 WELLSBURG — Brooke High senior Fargo Camerlengo had a chance to break open a tied ballgame in the seventh inning Monday night, but flied out to right field with the bases loaded. more »»

Buckeye Local makes early work of Tigers on Senior Night

May 3, 2016 By KIM NORTH Sports writer RAYLAND — Senior Day for the Buckeye Local softball team was a big hit. Sixteen to be exac. more »»


Dolores Wolfe

May 3, 2016 WOLFE, Dolores E. “Nano,” 93, of Weirton, WV passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016, at Grace Garden Cottage, Weirton, WV. She was born Oct. 26, 1922, in Wheeling, WV. more »»

Elna Keener

May 3, 2016 KEENER, Elna Rose Riffle, 96, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away May 2, 2016, at Ann’s Country Retreat, Wellsburg, WV. She was born Jan. 31, 1920, in Orlando, WV, to the late Homer Ellis and Pearl . more »»

Clara Howes

May 3, 2016 HOWES, Clara (Thompson), 92, of Harrisville, OH, passed Monday, May 2, 2016. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesdsay, Borkoski Funeral Home, Cadiz. Services 11 a.m. Thursday. more »»

Jane Shuss

May 3, 2016 SHUSS, Jane, 56, of Hopedale, formerly of Scio, died Monday. A private service will be held at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. more »»

Sheri Rodgers

May 2, 2016 RODGERS, Sheri L. Rish, 47, of the North Hills, Pittsburgh formerly of Wintersville, a loving mother, daughter and sister died Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Valley Hospice. She was born De. more »»


Service dogs topic for Mingo club

May 3, 2016 The GFWC Woman’s Club of Mingo Junction held its April meeting at the Indian Village Social Room with Co-President Roetta Lewis offering the welcome and the invocation. more »»

Quarter auction Saturday to help with area woman’s medical expenses, raise awareness about melanoma

May 3, 2016 A group of women are rallying to help their friend with medical expenses and also to raise awareness about melanoma, which is skin cancer, by organizing a fundraiser planned for this weekend. more »»

Community happenings

May 3, 2016 Chicken dinner fundraiser Sunday at Jewett VFD The Jewett Volunteer fire Department will host a barbecued chicken dinner fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

May 2, 2016 LaBelle Chapter 414, OES, holds 97th-annual inspection LaBelle Chapter 414, Order of the Eastern Star, held its 97th-annual inspection with Clara McClure, worthy matron, and Howard McClure, worthy... more »»

Bethany Woman’s Club honored; president is installed as state officer

May 2, 2016 WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — The Bethany Woman’s Club received numerous awards, and its leader was named to a state office at the 110th-annual General Federation of Woman’s Clubs state convention held in... more »»

Letters to the Editor

Students help clean community

May 1, 2016 To the editor: I am writing this letter to express the gratitude of the city for the cleanup activities at Beatty Park on April 30. more »»

Teachers earn thanks

May 1, 2016 To the editor: I would personally like to thank each and every teacher for all that you do. As someone pursuing a career in education, I understand that it can be a thankless job sometimes. more »»

Senior housing needed

May 1, 2016 To the editor: As a healthy senior citizen in the middle-income bracket, I have discovered there is little to no housing available in the Steubenville-Wintersville area. more »»

Councilman gets a firsthand view

May 1, 2016 To the editor: When I interviewed for the 3rd Ward council position in Steubenville, I stated I wanted to ride along and work with the police, fire and sanitation crews. more »»

Our manufacturing has disappeared

April 24, 2016 To the editor: The definition of manufacturing sector is: Make (something), or produce on a large scale using machinery. more »»


Cabella’s deal may be in the works

May 1, 2016 TRIADELPHIA — Published reports indicate Bass Pro Shops is working with financial giant Goldman Sachs to purchase fellow outdoor retailer Cabela’s Inc. Officials with Springfield, Mo. more »»

Wheeling Hospital tops for trauma

May 1, 2016 WHEELING — Trauma care at Wheeling Hospital has been ranked No. 1 in the Wheeling market for medical excellence and patient safety. more »»

‘Treat’ becomes new name for yogurt shop

May 1, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Sincerely Yogurt, located in the Hollywood City Center will change its name to ‘Treat’ today during an 11 a.m. ribbon cutting ceremon. more »»

Grand prize winner

May 1, 2016 Wilma Brock of Triadelphia was the winner of a stove during the Taste of Home Cooking School, presented by the Herald-Star and Weirton Daily Times, held April 20 at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. more »»

Quick takes

May 1, 2016 NO local worries: The Bob Evans Restaurants on Sunset Boulevard in Steubenville and Three Springs Drive in Weirton are not among the locations the company is closing, according to Angela M. more »»

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Trump, the phenomenon

February 26, 2016 Super Tuesday looms ahead. Now, I should be making more guacamole, buying some wings and some good beer because this Super day is way more important to life than Super Bowl Sunday. more »

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