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Local effort under way for Wreaths Across America

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STEUBENVILLE — The Tri-State Young Marines are working to ensure that all veterans laid to rest at Union Cemetery in Steubenville are honored this December on National Wreaths Across America Day. This year, the ceremony, held simultaneously across the country at more than 1,400 locations, ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Arrested: Michael Mazik, 39, 235 Hallock Ave., Mingo Junction, possession of drug paraphernalia, Saturday. Arrested: Kelci Walters, 26, no fixed address, violation of no contact order, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of hypodermic needles, Saturday. Arrested: ...

In remembering WWI, world warned of resurging ‘old demons’

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PARIS — World leaders with the power to make war but a duty to preserve peace solemnly marked the end of World War I’s slaughter 100 years ago at commemorations Sunday that drove home the message “never again” but also exposed the globe’s new political fault lines. As Donald Trump, ...

Community news from throughout the area

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Relay to discuss being part of Toronto Christmas parade STEUBENVILLE — Planning for the 2019 Jefferson County Relay for Life will continue when participants meet Tuesday in room 1504 at Eastern Gateway Community College, beginning at 6 p.m. Emily Russell and Tom Simmons are serving as ...

Gov. Justice calls off special session after Loughry’s resignation

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CHARLESTON — The resignation of a West Virginia Supreme Court justice recently convicted of federal charges prompted the governor Sunday to cancel a special legislative session that was to consider the justice’s removal. It was the latest development in an impeachment scandal miring some ...

Donation aids multi-handicapped class

Community

A special donation will assist students in the multi-handicapped class at Buckeye Local High School by building upon their literacy resources. Members of the Ohio/South Ohio Women’s Missionary Society of the African Methodist Episcopalian Church presented a $250 check to BLHS Principal Coy ...

DONATION

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The employees of Dee-Jay’s BBQ Ribs and Grille, on Friday, presented Dr. Carol Slomski with a donation of $2,500 to benefit Weirton Medical Center’s BreastCare Center. The donation is the result of a T-shirt sale and employee donations held at the restaurant in October as part of local ...

Gold Star Families monument planned for waterfront

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WHEELING — A tribute to the families and relatives who sacrificed a loved one for our freedom is being planned for the Veterans Memorial Amphitheater at Wheeling’s Heritage Port. The campaign to raise funds for a Gold Star Families Monument is well underway, said John Nanny, chairman of ...

Grow Ohio Valley champions winter farming

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WHEELING (AP) — Traditionally, the autumn harvest signals the end of the growing season, but that isn’t the case anymore in the Wheeling area. In fact, leaders of Grow Ohio Valley and several local farmers are demonstrating that vegetables and herbs can be grown locally throughout the ...

W.Va. officials expect few trappers

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Prices are down for furs, and West Virginia authorities are not expecting many trappers this year. Rich Rogers is the furbearer project leader for the state Division of Natural Resources. He told the Charleston Gazette-Mail likely only the most die-hard trappers will put ...

O Christmas tree

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Two large Christmas trees were put up on Saturday at Historic Fort Steuben in preparation for the opening of Nutcracker Village and Advent Market. Volunteer Dan Carroll of Wintersville works to install a branch on the tree near the Federal Land Office. The other tree is located in the fountain ...

Wheeling Hospital’s sleep center earns accreditation

Business

WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital’s state-of-the-art sleep center has earned national five-year accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Academy-accredited facilities provide the highest level of quality patient care, according to officials. The accreditation covers all types ...

Leadership Ohio Valley begins its year

Local News

WEIRTON — For 27 years, the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce has looked to identify new leaders for the future of the region. While the name of the program has changed, the goal remains the same as Friday and Saturday saw the kickoff of the new class of Leadership Ohio Valley. "This year's ...

Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry resigns

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CHARLESTON — Days before lawmakers were scheduled to hold another special session to draw up a new article of impeachment, Justice Allen Loughry saved them the trouble and has resigned. Gov. Jim Justice announced Loughry's resignation Saturday evening, a day after he called a special session ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Arrested: Michael J. Goski, 28, 112 Sutton Road, Richmond, failure to appear warrant out of Belmont County, Friday. Cited: Rose K. McGrath, no age listed, 631 Lawson Ave., expired plates; Somaria Moore, 23, 438 S. Fifth St., headlight violation; and Xavier Weathers, 37, 323 S. ...

Weirton tree lighting set for Saturday

Local News

WEIRTON — The City of Weirton is ready to light up the night. For the third consecutive year, Mayor Harold Miller will host the annual North End Tree Lighting Ceremony, set to begin at 6 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. The event, which is open to ...

Filling the truck

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Lt. Col. Mark Bell stands outside of a Salvation Army truck at the Weirton Wal-Mart Saturday morning, accepting donations of new toys for area children, as well as new clothing and non-perishable food items. The donations will be used as part of this year's Christmas distribution by the ...

Senate files petition for rehearing on Workman case

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CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Senate is calling on the state Supreme Court of Appeals to fix a decision that has caused a constitutional crisis between the legislative and judicial branches. Attorneys for the Senate filed a petition for rehearing Monday after an all-appointed circuit judge ...