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Toronto eyeing athletic training facility

August 30, 2014 TORONTO — The city high school football program is hosting a fundraiser for a new athletic training facility at Clarke Hinkle Field. more »»


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Toronto eyeing athletic training facility

August 30, 2014 TORONTO — The city high school football program is hosting a fundraiser for a new athletic training facility at Clarke Hinkle Field. more »»

Tennant makes local visit

August 30, 2014 WELLSBURG — Small business growth and earning a livable wage are important to moving West Virginia and the nation forward, explains West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant. more »»

Coming Together

August 30, 2014 The Brooke High School Marching Band was joined by the Follansbee Middle School Blue Wave and Wellsburg Orange Knight marching bands in performing “Hang On Sloopy” as part of a welcome to Brooke’s... more »»

Fire hydrant flushing set to begin

August 30, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Water and Sewer District will flush hydrants Tuesday through Friday. Customers may experience low water pressure and some discoloration of water. more »»

Cadiz to hold construction, mining show

August 30, 2014 CADIZ — The Ohio Valley Chapter of the Historical Construction Equipment Association is sponsoring the 11th-annual Old Construction and Mining Equipment Show on Sept. more »»

Local Sports

Redskins rally to nip Brooke

August 30, 2014 WELLSBURG — Indian Creek spoiled Mac McLean’s coaching debut by doing things the “old-fashion” way Friday at Memorial Stadiu. more »»

Dons roll past Beallsville

August 30, 2014 WEIRTON — Even though Madonna coach Doug Taylor was confident his Blue Dons would do well in the 2014 football season, there always is some doubt when you graduate 15 seniors from a state... more »»

Tigers tame Red Knights

August 30, 2014 WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville football team won its 13th-straight home football game on Friday night with a 24-7 win over Toronto. That streak doesn’t matter to Tigers coach Rich Wright. more »»

Purple Riders overcome mistakes to top Panthers

August 30, 2014 RAYLAND — Three lost fumbles, overthrown passes, a couple drops sounds like a nightmare season opener, but when you are a playoff team that returns a sleuth of returning veterans and your coach is... more »»

Harrison helps Pirates edge Reds 2-1

August 30, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Edinson Volquez loves how Josh Harrison plays the game. He thinks the third baseman is the most valuable player in the National Leagu. more »»


Dennis Riley

August 30, 2014 Dennis L. “Skip” Riley, 67, of Dillonvale, Ohio, passed Thursday August 28, 2014, at UPMC Pittsburgh. more »»

Norma Spong

August 30, 2014 Norma Spong, 88, of Rayland died Thursday. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville. Funeral 11:30 a.m. Sunday. more »»

Rose Barbara

August 30, 2014 Rose Barbara, 84, of Weirton passed away Friday, August 29, 2014. Her funeral arrangements are pending at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton, WV. more »»

Alberta Podar

August 30, 2014 Alberta Rea Podar of Las Vegas passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 25, 2014. She was born in Follansbee, W.Va., on June 4, 1927 to James and Mary Rea. more »»

Briggs Stein

August 30, 2014 Briggs Burton Stein, 47, of Wellsburg, WV, died on Monday, August 25, 2014, at Wheeling Medical Park. A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 2 at 10:30 a.m. at St. more »»


‘All Valley Youth Rally’ set

August 30, 2014 An “All Valley Youth Rally” featuring music, drama and a special speaker will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sept. 7 in the auditorium of Steubenville High School. more »»

Churches announce events, activities

August 30, 2014 Church to host eighth-annual car, truck, bike show on Sep. more »»

An ‘Evening with Jim Cole’

August 30, 2014 Christian Internet ministry Praise His Name and Brentwood United Methodist Church in Wintersville are co-sponsoring a concert with national Christian recording artist Jim Cole. more »»

Church sermon topics

August 30, 2014 Steubenville-area churches have announced the following sermon themes for their Sunday services: -- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “A Labor of Love. more »»

Historical association plans banquet

August 29, 2014 The Jefferson County Historical Association will welcome John Mattox, curator of the Underground Railroad Museum in Flushing, as the guest speaker at its annual meeting and banquet set for Sept. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Many helped bring Steubenville alive

August 24, 2014 To the editor: Book bags are being dusted off, new school supplies are in the stores and the last concert of the 2014 Fort Steuben Summer Concert Series was performed in the Louis Berkman... more »»

Back-to-School Bash helps students

August 24, 2014 To the editor: On Au. more »»

FitzGerald deserves your vote

August 24, 2014 To the editor: I don’t care that he let his license run out, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald focused on the job as Cuyahoga County executive. Republican Gov. more »»

Water problems not easy to take

August 24, 2014 To the editor: Many of the residents in Mingo Junction can understand what the people of Toledo are going through. more »»

Democrats key to future success

August 24, 2014 To the editor: If you don’t like what John Boehner and his Republican-held Congress has been doing, vote in Jennifer Garrison for Congress. more »»



August 24, 2014 CONFERENCE: Jonathan Langham of Wellsburg, a registered piano technician, was among nearly 600 piano service specialists, manufacturers and suppliers from many states, Canada, Germany and the... more »»

New equipment for JVS welders

August 24, 2014 BLOOMINGDALE — A surge in funding and oil and gas opportunities has led to some significant upgrades at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. more »»

Validated winner

August 24, 2014 more »»

Brightway ribbon

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Real Estate Transfers

August 22, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Larry Murray to Lynda Murray, metes, Knox Township. Sonny and Virginia Noon to Mark Noon, 1.063 acres, Mount Pleasant Township. more »»

Ohio News

Ohio community colleges to get workforce funding

August 30, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A total $16 million will be allocated among six community colleges in Ohio to help strengthen workforce development education and training. more »»

Ohio Army Guard postpones drills to save money

August 30, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — The Ohio Army National Guard is postponing most of its planned training in early September because of federal budget issues. more »»

Ohio farmers get more money to combat lake's algae

August 30, 2014 TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The federal government is coming up with more money to help farmers cut down on the fertilizers that are feeding algae in Lake Erie. more »»

Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

August 30, 2014 EDITOR'S NOTE _ The latest in an occasional look at education as students return to the classroom. more »»

Rally planned over Ohio Wal-Mart police shooting

August 30, 2014 BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — A rally is planned outside an Ohio Wal-Mart store where a man was fatally shot by police. more »»

National Sports

Penn State tops UCF 26-24 with last-second FG

August 30, 2014 DUBLIN (AP) — Penn State won a thrilling season opener with a 36-yard field goal as time expired to defeat the University of Central Florida 26-24 in front of a raucous 55,000-strong crowd in Ireland. more »»

What to watch at US Open: Isner-Kohlschreiber III

August 30, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — John Isner is not the sort to study a lot of video of past matches in order to prepare for an upcoming opponent. more »»

Palmer opens with a 63 to lead Deutsche Bank

August 30, 2014 NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Ryan Palmer would not have guessed this would be his lowest round of the year, at least not the way it started. more »»

Stewart returns to racing but questions remain

August 30, 2014 HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart was back in his comfort zone, behind the wheel of a race car. more »»

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Toronto Festival of the Arts 08-30

In scenic downtown Toronto, Ohio, held August 30-31, 2014. Focus in Toronto, a local non-profit organization, took over the festival with the aims of building a prosperous and continuing festival each Labor Day weekend. more »

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