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New Cumberland honors Hall of Fame inductees

February 8, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — A New Cumberland councilman and a former businessman, both of whom overcame health challenges, are the 2016 inductees into the New Cumberland Hall of Fame. more »»


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New Cumberland honors Hall of Fame inductees

February 8, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — A New Cumberland councilman and a former businessman, both of whom overcame health challenges, are the 2016 inductees into the New Cumberland Hall of Fame. more »»

County to assist in marketing of land

February 8, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County commissioners say they are ready to assist with the promotion of newly released land owned by Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort. more »»

Judicial races to be decided in primary

February 8, 2016 WHEELING — West Virginia voters will elect judicial candidates when they go to the polls May 10, because for the first time this year judge’s races are being decided in the primary election. more »»

School board to revisit employee attendance policy

February 8, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County school board may revisit the policy covering whether employees have to report for work during a two-hour delay. more »»

Renewables to surpass coal for electricity by 2030

February 8, 2016 WHEELING — The combination of hydropower, wind, solar and other forms of renewable energy will generate more electricity than coal by 2030, according to the Paris-based International Energy Agency. more »»


Mountaineer has new cuisine

February 7, 2016 From staff reports CHESTER — Officials with Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort have announced several new food and beverage choices that will be coming to restaurants on property. more »»

Richmond man named chief of finance for Pittsburgh Mercy nonprofit

February 7, 2016 From staff reports PITTSBURGH — Eric C. Barley of Richmond has been named chief financial officer of Pittsburgh Mercy, a health and human service nonprofit organization in Southwestern Pennsylvani. more »»

Texas Roadhouse open at Highlands

February 7, 2016 By DORSEY KINDLER Staff writer TRIADELPHIA — There’s a new “roadhouse” in town. That’s right. As of Tuesday, the new Texas Roadhouse is open for business at the Highland. more »»

Acquisition of East Liverpool City Hospital completed

February 7, 2016 EAST LIVERPOOL — With a new owner in place for East Liverpool City Hospital, many doctors and community members are now looking toward a positive future. more »»

Quick takes

February 7, 2016 AWARDED: Janice DiFederico Adrian, a real estate agent with Gary W. more »»


Lorra Cochrun

February 8, 2016 Lorra A. Cochrun, 52, of Steubenville, OH, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016, at Trinity West. She was born in Puerto Rico on January 22, 1964, a daughter of Terry and Lois Bruzda Kir. more »»

Leah Engel

February 8, 2016 Leah A. Engel, 94, of Sun City Center, FL, and Toronto, OH, passed away at the home of her son Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Leah was born Feb. more »»

Frances Sawka

February 8, 2016 Frances E. (Zychal) Sawka, 76, formerly of Steubenville, OH, passed away at her home in Virginia on February 4, 2016, surrounded by her family. She is survived by Thomas . more »»

Aimee Ross

February 8, 2016 Aimee H. Ross, 90, of Wintersville, Ohio, died Saturday at The Laurels. Arrangements are pending at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home. more »»

William Elliott Jr.

February 8, 2016 William David Elliott Jr., 52, of New Cumberland, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016. Born December 29, 1963, in Washington, Pa., he was the son of the late William and Sarah (Knight) Elliott S. more »»

Local Sports

Broncos D dominates Panthers in Super Bowl win

February 8, 2016 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — A reborn Orange Crush might have sent Peyton Manning into retirement with a Super ending to his career. more »»

Miller harassed Newton from start to finish to capture honor

February 8, 2016 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Von Miller was second-to-none in the Super Bowl. Five years after being drafted No. more »»

Newton struggles in 1st Super Bowl

February 8, 2016 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — A dejected Cam Newton sat slouching behind the podium on Sunday night, wearing a black Panthers hoodie and a frown. more »»

No masterpiece, but Manning rides off with a win

February 8, 2016 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The best thing for Peyton Manning is that he won the Super Bowl. A close second — he never has to lace ‘em up again. more »»

Matsuyama beats Fowler in Phoenix Open playoff

February 8, 2016 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Rickie Fowler broke down in tears in the media center after his playoff loss Sunday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open, overcome by emotion talking about his family. more »»

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A quick memory for the Challenger

January 28, 2016 Time won't let me write much of a blog post about the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion, but here's the memories: It was my first anniversary at the Herald-Star. more »

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