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New Cumberland man arrested for threats

June 29, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — A New Cumberland man known for his politically charged comments about local leaders has been arrested on one count of making threats of terrorist act. more »»


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New Cumberland man arrested for threats

June 29, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — A New Cumberland man known for his politically charged comments about local leaders has been arrested on one count of making threats of terrorist act. more »»

Riverbank cleanup to start soon

June 29, 2015 CHESTER — Cleanup of the riverbank by the old Taylor, Smith & Taylor pottery site in Chester could begin later this year now that the federal government has awarded a $200,000 grant for that purpos. more »»

Four to be inducted into Chester Hall of Fame

June 29, 2015 CHESTER — The 2015 class of the Chester Hall of Fame is comprised of a longtime volunteer, a former mayor, a Vietnam veteran and a World War II veteran. more »»

Chester 4th of July events set for weekend

June 29, 2015 CHESTER — In addition to the Chester Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Thursday, Chester will be buzzing with activity later this week with the All-Class Reunion and the annual Fourth of July... more »»


Brooke students learned through workplace visits

June 28, 2015 WELLSBURG — In April, many area businesses teamed with Brooke High School’s administration and staff to provide 30 students with a firsthand look at careers that interested them. more »»

Quick Takes

June 28, 2015 LEADERSHIP AWARD: Linda Cattrell, an employee of First Choice Community Federal Credit Union in Weirton, received the 2015 Chapter Leadership Award from the West Virginia Credit Union League during... more »»

Wheeling uses new atrial fib treatment

June 28, 2015 WHEELING – Physicians at Wheeling Hospital began this week to use cryoballoon ablation to restore normal heart rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillatio. more »»

Wheeling Hospital earns Gold Award for inpatient cardiac care

June 28, 2015 WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital has been recognized by the American Heart Association for quick and effective treatment of inpatient cardiac arrest. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

June 28, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Everett E. Dillon (deceased) to Carol Dillon and Everett Dillon Jr., lots 103-104, Overlook Hills. more »»


Lena Hill

June 29, 2015 HILL, Lena Speedy, 102, of Granville, Ohio, passed away on June 28. 2015. Born Feb. 21, 1913, in Ross Twp, Jefferson Co, near Richmond, OH. Predeceased by her husband, John W. more »»

Charles Jones

June 29, 2015 JONES, Charles Ivan, 81, of Gahanna, Ohio died peacefully at his home on Saturday, June 27, 201. more »»

Donald Frey

June 29, 2015 FREY, Donald Ray, 78, of Mingo Junction, Ohio died Friday, June 26, 2015 at Trinity West ER. He was born Feb. 20, 1937, in Fernwood, Ohio a son of the late John & Katherine Haught Frey. more »»

James Stillwell

June 29, 2015 STILLWELL, James E., 71, of Wellsburg, WV passed away June 27, 2015, at Trinity East Steubenville, OH. more »»

Donald Frey

June 28, 2015 Donald Ray Frey, 78, of Mingo Junction, Ohio, died Friday, June 26, 2015, at Trinity West ER. He was born February 20, 1937, in Fernwood, Ohio, a son of the late John & Katherine Haught Frey. more »»

Local Sports

Gasvoda, O’Brien claim all-state honors

June 29, 2015 Weirton Madonna freshman Katie Gasvoda and Oak Glen junior Zach O’Brien have been chosen to their respective all-state first teams, as selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association. more »»

Braves capture finale

June 29, 2015 Braves capture finale McCutchen plays after HBP but Pirates lose to Atlanta By WILL GRAVES AP sports writer PITTSBURGH — Andrew McCutchen texted Clint Hurdle on Sunday morning and told the... more »»

Kyle Busch grabs 1st win of year as comeback rolls on

June 29, 2015 SONOMA, Calif. — After two practice sessions at Sonoma Raceway, Kyle Busch spent an evening icing his surgically repaired left foot. more »»

As expected, James bypasses option, becomes free agent

June 29, 2015 For the third time in six seasons, LeBron James is an unrestricted free agent. The difference this time is he has no plans to move again. The Cleveland star will not exercise a $21. more »»

Jimenez, Tillman lead O’s to swep of Tribe

June 29, 2015 BALTIMORE — Chris Tillman pitched seven innings of four-hit ball to win his fourth straight decision, and the Baltimore Orioles breezed past the Cleveland Indians 8-0 Sunday night to complete a... more »»

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Glenn Miller played in the rain, and car interiors left scars

June 22, 2015 Something's been bugging me since I received the notice via the Herald-Star app Friday afternoon (if you subscribe, you get breaking news updates right to your smartphone, folks) that the Army band... more »

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