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Malaise a danger to local elections

November 8, 2013 The turnout for Tuesday’s election was abysmal, as expected, with fewer than a third of the eligible voters turning out. more »»

Games take on more intensity

November 7, 2013 This week’s high school football games in Ohio will have a decidedly different feel. The teams that will be taking the field Friday and Saturday will be playing in the opening round of the playoffs. more »»

War on drugs takes a questionable turn

November 6, 2013 If you think the good guys are winning the war on drugs, you don’t have a sinus problem. more »»

Don’t forget those in need this year

November 5, 2013 Very soon we’ll be sitting down with loved ones and friends for a homemade turkey dinner with all the fixing. more »»

Make a difference — Make sure you vote

November 4, 2013 While the general election of 2013 doesn’t have the heat and light and attention and big spending of a presidential or congressional race, it is still an important electio. more »»

Expanded task force helps area

November 3, 2013 The ability of law enforcement throughout the Ohio Valley to track down, arrest and prosecute fugitives and other criminals was strengthened last week, and we believe it will prove beneficial for al... more »»

Don’t forget your smoke detectors

November 2, 2013 Daylight saving time comes to an end early Sunday, so it’s time to “fall back” and push clocks back one hour. more »»

Review commission off to a good start

November 1, 2013 We’re pleased to see retired Judge John J. Mascio has been named to lead the panel that is reviewing the Steubenville City Charter for the first time in about 20 years. more »»

Region’s future looks brighter

October 31, 2013 The ceremonial turning of the valve at the Harrison Hub fractionator on Monday was a big step into the future for Eastern Ohio. more »»

Efforts help make communities strong

October 30, 2013 It is always good when our younger residents make an effort to contribute to their community, especially when that effort has the potential to assist many of those living here. more »»

Obamacare filled with many kinks

October 29, 2013 The new national health insurance law, Obamacare, has become something like a runaway locomotive — doing an enormous amount of damage but with no one willing to ease off on the throttle. more »»

Put safety first on Halloween

October 28, 2013 As children prepare to make their annual costumed trek throughout the Tri-State Area this week, we ask parents to put safety first this Halloween. more »»

Edison voters should OK levy

October 27, 2013 Voters in the Edison Local School District have sent the district administrators back to the drawing board time and again with rejection of school levies. more »»

Jefferson County JVS has earned ‘yes’ vote

October 26, 2013 If you could provide a better education in a well-maintained facility for $25 a year, would you? Would it matter to you that a career-based education would be maintained and improved for local young... more »»

Event captures spirit of season

October 25, 2013 An event started by one of Weirton’s Rotary clubs only a couple of years ago has quickly become a favorite for area runners, casual walkers and families alik. more »»

Officers step up to offer help

October 24, 2013 Too often, it’s easy for society to think of police officers in negative terms. Veteran officers will often say it’s because when a police officer shows up, something bad has happene. more »»

Keep emergency contacts handy

October 23, 2013 An accident or tragedy can happen in the blink of an eye, and when it does, we might not always be able to get in touch with our loved one. more »»

Obamacare glitches aren’t real problem

October 22, 2013 The Obama administration, led by the president himself, still doesn’t get what the real issue that working Americans who already have health insurance fear about the Affordable Health Care Act:... more »»

Be alert for deer along area roads

October 21, 2013 Eastern and Central Ohio are known for good deer hunting. That’s bad news for drivers. Deer crashes peak in October, November and December, so the time has arrived to be extra cautious. more »»

Mucci best choice in mayor’s race

October 20, 2013 Steubenville has its share of issues and challenges but one of them is not having an experienced mayor. more »»

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