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Obama: New leadership was needed at Secret Service

October 1, 2014 WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama believes it was in the best interest of the Secret Service for Director Julia Pierson to resign. more »»


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Obama: New leadership was needed at Secret Service

October 1, 2014 WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama believes it was in the best interest of the Secret Service for Director Julia Pierson to resign. more »»

City council approves bond issues

October 1, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — City Council approved legislation Tuesday night that will allow the city to issue $7.6 million in general obligation bonds. more »»

Different kind of shop set to open downtown

October 1, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Rev. Gregory Thompson initially turned down the idea of opening a coffee shop in the downtown business district. more »»

Wildlife area may be strip mined

October 1, 2014 COLUMBUS — A recent Ohio Supreme Court ruling could lead to strip mining at the Brush Creek Wildlife Area. more »»

Push in Mingo for zoning changes

October 1, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — The village’s planning commission on Tuesday heard from two property owners who want the zoning for the downtown business district changed. more »»

Local Sports

Weir tops Big Red at Jimmy Carey

October 1, 2014 WEIRTON — Francesca Farran scored three times in the first half as the Weir High girls soccer team earned a 5-2 victory over Steubenville Tuesday at Jimmy Carey Stadium. more »»

Brooke blanks Edison

October 1, 2014 RICHMOND — Brooke got back to basics. For the first time this season, the Brooke girls’ soccer team entered a game coming off of a loss, and the Bruins did not want to start a losing streak. more »»

Linsly’s offensive attack too much for Red Riders

October 1, 2014 WHEELING — With a team consisting of 12 seniors, Coach Eric Fries’ Linsly boys’ soccer team does a such a good job playing keep away from their opponents and possessing the ball that at times it... more »»

Pirates postseason run is different than before

October 1, 2014 PITTSBURGH — In 2013, the Pittsburgh Pirates wiped away a losing streak 20 years in the making. In 2014, they’re building a new streak of their own. more »»

Volquez looks to continue revival against Giants

October 1, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Edinson Volquez’s renaissance began with a simple game of catch. more »»


Gaynalee George

October 1, 2014 GEORGE, Gaynalee E., 83, passed away on Sept. 21, 2014, surrounded by loved ones. Gay was born on April 27, 1931, in Wintersville, Ohio, to the late Emma (Kuster) and D.F. Stonebraker. more »»

James Lamatrice

October 1, 2014 LAMATRICE, James “Jimmy,” 61, of Jensen Beach, Fl formerly of Steubenville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at home. He was born on Nov. more »»

Jessie Bove

October 1, 2014 BOVE, Jessie Mae, 84, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at her home. Friends will be received at the Everhart-Bove Funeral Home, 685 Canton Rd. more »»

Paul Burchfield

October 1, 2014 BURCHFIELD, Paul M., 65, Steubenville, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Trinity West. He was born May 12, 1949, in Steubenville. He is the son of the late James and Andrea Dufrense Burchfield. more »»

Joyce Sherwood

October 1, 2014 SHERWOOD, Joyce L., 68, of Myrtle Beach, S.C. passed away Sunday, Sept 28, 2014. She was born in Meadville, PA on June 26, 1946, the daughter of the late Delbert and Mary Rose Silvis of Toronto, OH. more »»


What’s up, Doc? Carrots for all

October 1, 2014 The bright orange, slender carrot is one of the brightest vegetables in the market right now. more »»

Community happenings

October 1, 2014 Irondale homecoming fall fest planned The village of Irondale is decorating with scarecrows placed throughout the town in prepration for the Irondale community homecoming fall fest and car show on... more »»

The banquet is ‘history’ but a new project begins

September 30, 2014 What you’re seeing on today’s community page are photos from the Jefferson County Historical Association’s annual meeting and banquet held Sept. 17 at the Steubenville Country Club. more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

September 29, 2014 There’s still time to “make strides” in Jefferson County this coming weekend with an eye toward fighting one of the top health concerns of women today — breast cance. more »»

Community briefs

September 29, 2014 Jewett church to mark homecoming on Sunday St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jewett will be celebrating its homecoming on Sunda. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Events will help area family

September 28, 2014 To the editor: To help and be there for others in a time of need is what makes small communities so special. On Oct. 12 there are two great events that are taking place to help a wonderful family. more »»

It’s time to vote incumbents out

September 28, 2014 To the editor: I am wondering if the people are as dissatisfied with Congress as I am? In our democracy I take my responsibility as a citizen seriously and wish that our legislative leaders did the... more »»

Brooke health board faces decision

September 28, 2014 To the editor: The issue of whether to prohibit smoking in public places such as restaurants, bars and other areas is a hot topic. more »»

Enjoy every season

September 28, 2014 To the editor: When you feel that first crisp breeze, you know that summer has gone and fall is in the air. This summer has been a mild temperature one. more »»

Clean Power Plan would be good

September 28, 2014 To the editor: Environment Ohio has just released a new report on dirty, inefficient power plants in the stat. more »»


Former Catholic Community Center finds new life

September 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Mike Smith fosters a vision of a revitalized downtown Steubenville, and he’s doing his part to make it happen one building at a time. more »»

Quick Takes

September 28, 2014 RISING STAR: Salene Mazur Kraemer of MAZURKRAEMER Business Law has been recognized as a Rising Star in West Virginia in business and bankruptcy law by Super Lawyers magazine. more »»

Mentor of year honor prepared for Dr. Dougherty

September 28, 2014 Local physician Dr. Joseph Dougherty, a physician at Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional Hospital, will receive the 2014 Dr. Benjamin . more »»

Kamarados earns certification

September 28, 2014 Nikolas A. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

September 28, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Richard McDowell to Laurel McDowell, lot 73, Becker Highlands. more »»

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Moving days, wedding day, discombobulation

September 30, 2014 There have been pre-wedding blow-ups this week, seemingly on the parts of everyone involved in the nuptials of The Drummer and DIL (Daughter in Law, whom I’m having trouble naming for the blog yet. more »

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