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Former coach sentenced to 10 days in jail

April 22, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Matthew Belardine, who was indicted by the special grand jury investigating aspects of the Steubenville rape case, was sentenced to 10 days in jail on Tuesday for allowing underage... more »»

State of city address tonight

April 22, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — City residents will have the opportunity to learn how the city is doing at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Johnson tours Ohio Coatings facility

April 22, 2014 YORKVILLE — U.S. Rep. more »»

Chester workers get first raise in four years

April 22, 2014 CHESTER — For the first time in four years, city employees will get raise. more »»

Murder suspects still in Florida

April 22, 2014 CADIZ — It will likely be late May before Matthew Dowdel and Eve Irene Kelly return to Harrison County to face murder charges related to the death of Joseph M. more »»

Area man handed sentence for text threats

April 22, 2014 WELLSBURG — A city man has been sentenced to two years of supervised probation for text messages in which he allegedly threatened to kill a man involved in the shooting death of his brother. more »»

Local resident returns to Boston Marathon

April 22, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — The streets of Boston rose up to meet Teresa “Terry” DeLong on Monday despite a terrorist attack that could have kept her from returning to the Boston Marathon. more »»

Renforth challenges Marshall for county auditor’s position

April 22, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Scott Renforth is challenging incumbent Patrick Marshall in the May 6 Democratic primary election for Jefferson County auditor. Marshall, 77, of 500 Buena Vista Blvd. more »»

Dino Belli among hall of fame inductees

April 22, 2014 WEIRTON — Dino Belli has been accepted as a member of the Class of 2014 of the Weirton Hall of Fame in the category of music and fine art. more »»

James Hanna to be inducted into area hall

April 22, 2014 WEIRTON — James “Chief” Hanna will be among those inducted as a member of the Class of 2014 of the Weirton Hall of Fame. Hanna was selected in the category of sports and athletics. more »»

Regional Roundup

April 22, 2014 Juvenile arrested with loaded gun STEUBENVILLE — City Police officers responding to a report of three male juveniles chasing another male along Market Street around 5:15 p.m. more »»

Hancock smoking ban opponents get organized

April 22, 2014 CHESTER—Opponents of a proposed smoking ban for Hancock County are waging a public information campaign they hope will influence the county health board’s final decision. more »»

Genealogists schedule research open houses

April 22, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — Three research open houses are planned for the Jefferson County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society, 100 Fernwood Road, according to Flora VerStraten Merrin, chapter president. more »»

Lovers Lane meeting set for Thursday

April 21, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Michael Dolak is very familiar with the history of Lovers Lane, its lack of drainage and and numerous potholes. more »»

Man arrested in area burglaries

April 21, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A man who is a suspect in six burglaries in Jefferson and Harrison counties during the weekend, and possibly an attempted armed robbery Sunday morning at the McDonald’s in the city,... more »»

Donations sought for Toronto flag fund

April 21, 2014 TORONTO — The city beautification committee is asking residents who have donated in the past toward the city’s flag fund to once again contribute to the program to keep Old Glory flying on Gem City... more »»

Students competing in state math event

April 21, 2014 BETHANY — Students from Wellsburg primary and middle schools and Brooke High School will be among those competing in the 40th-Annual West Virginia Math Field Day competition Saturday at Bethany... more »»

WMC Foundation has ‘A Magical Night’

April 21, 2014 WEIRTON — It was “A Magical Night” for those gathered at Williams Country Club Saturday, as the Weirton Medical Center Foundation held its annual gala fundraiser. more »»

Harrison coal dinner and auction set for May 10

April 21, 2014 HOPEDALE — Framed photographs of Hanna/Consolidation Coal shovels, an artist’s limited edition print and ballast from the Silver Spade are among auction items planned at the annual Harrison Coal and... more »»

Weirton’s annual cleanup scheduled

April 21, 2014 WEIRTON — City officials have scheduled annual spring cleanup activities April 28 through May 2. A metal items day will be held Friday, with collections taking place citywide. more »»

Government activities

April 21, 2014 To encourage citizen participation in local government, this calendar listing the meeting times and places of public agencies will appear every Monda. more »»


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