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Retired Air Force One commander to speak on Sept. 11

July 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The man who protected President George W. more »»

New events on tap for city pool

July 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Belleview Pool will close in high style in August with several new events scheduled this year, including a dog swim and a cardboard boat race. more »»

Monument to honor William Pittenger

July 28, 2014 KNOXVILLE — The Great Locomotive Chase, a Civil War escapade that took place in April 1862, bringing fame but great hardship to a Jefferson County soldier, William Pittenger, will be remembered when... more »»

Man arrested in theft of boats

July 28, 2014 EAST LIVERPOOL — The man arrested Saturday in connection with the theft of three pleasure boats has a lengthy criminal record and most recently was sentenced to nine months in prison for the theft o... more »»

Program sponsors school supply giveaway

July 28, 2014 NEW MANCHESTER — With August just around the corner, parents and children’s thoughts already are turning to school. more »»

Local Sports

Down to the wire

July 28, 2014 WHEELING — Standing at the 50-yard line of Wheeling Island Stadium, late Sunday night, a group of 33 red-clad, boys-turned-men, chanted “O-H-I-O. more »»

Explosive offense set tone for Ohio

July 28, 2014 WHEELING — Receivers on the Ohio OVAC All-Star team had heard about Brenton Colabella. They knew the former Steubenville Central quarterback was a pro-style thrower. more »»

Bowser makes big play with fumble return for TD

July 28, 2014 WHEELING — In Madonna’s 24-14 Class A state championship win over Greenbrier West, Will Bowser caught two touchdown passes from Ross Comi. more »»

Annual high school football preview in the works

July 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times will be publishing their annual high school football preview edition on Aug. 27. more »»

Steubenville hosts annual Gianmmarco dinner

July 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red Boosters held their first appreciation banquet in 1997 as a way to honor Lou Giammarco, a great friend and follower of the school’s athletic program. more »»

Obituaries

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July 28, 2014 DODD, Eunice Jean (Yoho), 84, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away suddenly after a great day with family on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, P. more »»

Jim Gibson

July 28, 2014 GIBSON, Richard James “Jim,” 64, of New Cumberland, WV, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at his residence. He was born Feb. more »»

Richard Sharrow

July 28, 2014 SHARROW,Richard Samuel, 75, of Weirton passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Alzheimer’s Unit of Weirton Geriatric Cente. more »»

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July 28, 2014 SAGAN, Stanley L., was born to eternal life on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. more »»

Ida Vargo

July 27, 2014 Ida M. Vargo, 93, of Weirton, died Thursday July 24, 2014 at the Convalarium at Indian Run in Columbus, OH. more »»

Community

WMC Auxiliary pays tribute to volunteers

July 28, 2014 WEIRTON — The Weirton Medical Center Auxiliary awards and installation dinner was held July 15 in the medical center cafeteria. Administrative Liaison Barbara Coalter gave the invocatio. more »»

Community happenings

July 28, 2014 Mary Kay Olashuk attends convention Mary Kay Olashuk of Follansbee attended the 99th-annual Kiwanis International Convention July 15-20 in Tokyo. more »»

Women’s golf news

July 27, 2014 BLACKMOOR Blackmoor’s Monday Evening Women’s Golf League played a low gross event on July 21 with Lori Defallo the winner of the event. Yuko Atwell had longest putt. more »»

Campus news

July 27, 2014 Kent State University Kent State University announced the following area students recently graduated: Lindsey Parada, Steubenville; Emily Sagun and Paul Grantonic, Wintersville; Warren Rawlings,... more »»

Community calendar

July 27, 2014 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Celebrate farmers’ market week

July 27, 2014 To the editor: Whenever you bite into a crisp apple or cook up fresh green beans, do you ever wonder where these products came from? If you shop at any of our local farmers’ markets, you don’t have... more »»

Overlooking accomplishments

July 27, 2014 To the editor: Just think what Republicans and conservatives would now be saying if it had been a Republican president who had prevented a second Great Depression, successfully enacted comprehensive... more »»

Council meeting disappointing

July 27, 2014 To the editor: I went to Tuesday’s Steubenville Council meeting and I am truly sad at what happened. First, they talked about a lot of ordinances they are going to pass. more »»

Event helps animal league

July 27, 2014 To the editor: My sister and I attended the Jefferson County Animal Welfare League benefit held July 13 at St. Florian Hal. more »»

Questions about appointment

July 20, 2014 To the editor: At the July 8 City Council meeting, 1st Ward Councilman Gerald DiLoreto found it necessary to resort to a written statement in order to launch his latest attack upon those who invest... more »»

Business

Ferguson Tire, founded in 1949, marks anniversary

July 27, 2014 WEIRTON – Ferguson Tire hosted a customer appreciation celebration in honor of their 65th anniversary on Tuesday featuring a “Car Cruise” with more than 60 classic vehicles registered for their... more »»

Quick Takes

July 27, 2014 CHARITY ADDITIONS: Charity Hospice recently welcomed two new faces to its organization. In September, the board of trustees announced Hope Kutz would take over the reins as chief operating officer. more »»

Real estate transfers

July 27, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Carole Jordan to Charles Jordan, lots 10-11 Cominotti proposed. more »»

Should online accounts die with you?

July 20, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Should your emails, web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to a family member much as you would a house or a box of letters? ... more »»

Ohio News

US citizen accused of bribes extradited from Iraq

July 28, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A fugitive accused of bribing U. more »»

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston

July 28, 2014 REVERE, Mass. (AP) — A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U. more »»

Expansion to add 214 auto-parts jobs in Ohio

July 28, 2014 HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Expansion of an auto-parts manufacturing operation is expected to add 214 jobs in the southwest Ohio city of Hamilton. more »»

Ohio woman sentenced in W.Va. embezzlement

July 28, 2014 HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — An Ohio woman has been sentenced to one year and six months in federal prison for embezzling $150,000 from a government-subsidized apartment complex in West Virginia. more »»

Aide sentenced for raping 92-year-old Ohio woman

July 28, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A former Cincinnati nursing home aide convicted of raping a bed-ridden 92-year-old resident has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. more »»

National Sports

Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

July 28, 2014 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted. more »»

Santana, Gattis lead Braves to 2-0 win over Padres

July 28, 2014 ATLANTA (AP) — Ervin Santana knew in the very first inning his slider would be tough to hit. more »»

Correction: Tour de France story

July 28, 2014 PARIS (AP) — In a story July 27 about the Tour de France, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of years it's been since cyclist Marco Pantani died. more »»

Tax fraud case against Lionel Messi goes ahead

July 28, 2014 MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge on Monday rejected a prosecutor's request to drop charges of tax fraud against Lionel Messi and ordered the investigation into three cases of suspected unpaid taxes to... more »»

Reed HOF induction gives Bills cause to celebrate

July 28, 2014 BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — There are two things receiver Andre Reed is most certain of in preparing to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend. more »»

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July 24, 2014 Amid all the stuff a family deals with when nuptials are within 10 weeks are things like living arrangements. Moving out. New furniture. Job considerations. Wedding invitations. Guest lists. more »

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