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Woman shot after incident with police

May 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A woman who was threatening suicide was shot in the leg late Monday evening after she wrestled with a City Police officer for control of the gun. Officers were called around 8:10 p.m. more »»


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Woman shot after incident with police

May 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A woman who was threatening suicide was shot in the leg late Monday evening after she wrestled with a City Police officer for control of the gun. Officers were called around 8:10 p.m. more »»

World War II vets given thanks in Smithfield

May 26, 2015 SMITHFIELD — World War II veterans during a Memorial Day service held Monday at Friendship Park were given thanks for their service through a gift of a military pillowcase from the Amazing Grace... more »»

Mingo honors fallen heroes

May 26, 2015 MINGO JUNCTION — One-fifth of the men and woman in Mingo Junction during World War II left to join the service and 42 didn’t return home, said Mayor John Fabian during a Memorial Day service on... more »»

Toronto services draw crowd

May 26, 2015 TORONTO — One of the largest gatherings in memory surrounded the city’s Veterans Victory Pavilion Monday for Memorial Day services, sponsored by the Toronto American Legion Post 86. more »»

Retired servicemen lead local services

May 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A retired Marine sergeant and a retired Navy SEAL delivered powerful Memorial Day speeches Monday at Mount Calvary and Union cemeteries calling for Americans to remember those who mad... more »»

Local Sports

Alvarez goes deep, Morton solid in return as Pirates top Marlins 4-2

May 26, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Charlie Morton spent much of the offseason waiting for his surgically repaired hip to heal and most of spring training waiting for his form to return. more »»

Hamilton hitless in return, Texas wins 6th straight

May 26, 2015 CLEVELAND — Josh Hamilton has played in two World Series, appeared in five All-Star Games and won a Most Valuable Player Award. Yet he still had to fight off nerves in his return to the majors Monday. more »»

Montoya gives IndyCar the Indianapolis 500 it needed

May 26, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS — Extra! Extra! Juan Pablo Montoya still had to pay $2 to read all about it. more »»


May 26, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from an assault on a woman who was holding a... more »»

Curry falls, Rockets do not in Game 5

May 26, 2015 HOUSTON — James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points and the Houston Rockets led from start to finish to avoid elimination in the Western Conference finals with a 128-115 victory over the... more »»


Virginia Cosentino

May 26, 2015 Virginia M. (Runco) “Jean” Cosentino, 82, of Yorkville, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2015, at Trinity Medical Center in Steubenvill. more »»

Catherine Jones

May 26, 2015 Catherine Jones, 89, of Weirton, WV, passed away May 23, 2015. Arrangements are with Gregory-Martin Funeral Home. more »»

Isa Brown

May 26, 2015 Isa Vilena “Pat” Cornwell Brown, 104, formerly of Maple Drive, Calcutta, and most recently a resident of the Pepperberry Suites, Fox Lane, Chester, WV, passed away on May 23, 2015, at the Calcutta... more »»

John Heiserman

May 26, 2015 John Kurt Heiserman, 61, of Weirton, WV, died Friday, May 22, 2015, at his home with his loving family at his side. more »»

Martha Albarano

May 26, 2015 Martha A. Albarano, 78, of Steubenville, died Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Trinity West. She was born July 5, 1936, in Steubenville. more »»


‘Spring into Spring’ hosts capacity crowd

May 26, 2015 A capacity crowd gathered in the Tony and Nina Gentile Gallery on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville earlier this month for the annual “Spring Into Spring” fundraiser which support... more »»

Ricky Treglia Scholarship Benefit hailed a success

May 25, 2015 The photos and information on today’s community page were provided by Jim and Kathy Freiling of the Mingo Business Association about a special event that took place at the Mingo Knights of Columbus... more »»

Community Happenings

May 25, 2015 Weirton auxiliary announces picks for Girls State The Weirton American Legion Post 10 Auxiliary met May 18 with President Shirley Brecht presiding at the business sessio. more »»

Women’s golf news

May 24, 2015 DYER The Dyer Ladies League held its annual member/guest day on May 19. The two-woman “Ryder Cup” team format included three holes/best ball, three holes/alternate shot and three holes/scramble. more »»

Campus news

May 24, 2015 Ashland?University Jessie Ferrari of Steubenville and Kayla Prokopakis of Bloomingdale graduated from Ashland University. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Voting a privilege and honor

May 24, 2015 To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the candidates who won in the recent election. more »»

You are always welcome

May 24, 2015 To the editor: When I was younger, my friends and I would sometimes head into town to visit the clubs. We would arrive, stand in line, wait our turn to enter. more »»

Where does Johnson stand?

May 24, 2015 To the editor: What is U.S. Rep. more »»

Sister was an angel here on Earth

May 24, 2015 To the editor: On May 9 I lost a dear friend, and the world lost a gentle soul, Sister Pauline Herbert. more »»

Shall we continue mistakes of wars

May 24, 2015 To the editor: In memory of those brave men and women who served and died in Iraq. President George W. Bush’s Iraq attack cost 5,000 young men and women their lives and trillions of dollar. more »»


B&B brings life to unique setting

May 24, 2015 WELLSBURG — Those looking for a peaceful place to get away that is still close to many things to see and do should pay a visit to the Barn With Inn, say owners of the new bed and breakfast near stat... more »»

Real estate transfers

May 24, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Patricia Morelli to Marie Harris, lots 9-10 Cooperative Transit; and 4.695 acres, Warren Township. more »»

Wellsburg fitness studio lends hand to local child

May 24, 2015 WELLSBURG — The owner and staff of Cindy’s Fusion Fitness have been keeping busy since moving to their new location at 720 Charles St. more »»

First Choice America holds appreciation event

May 24, 2015 WEIRTON — First Choice America Credit Union’s Annual Employee Appreciation event was held May 8 at the Serbian-American Cultural Center. more »»

Convenient on Sunset re-opens

May 17, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A new Convenient Food Mart offers a full-service deli, catering services, an in-house bakery, fresh-squeezed lemonade and many more delectable delights. more »»

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Be grateful this Memorial Day

May 22, 2015 While I plan to spend the afternoon live tweeting as I watch the Indy 500, I have the nagging feeling that a lot of us forget to understand just what we have, or had, in this country. more »

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