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MUNICIPAL COURT

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The following cases were cleared, court costs added, in Steubenville Municipal court with Judge John Mascio presiding: Clyde L. Billingsley, 56, 369 Summit Ave., suspended license, $200; Mark A. Carr, 54, 1130D Lincoln Ave., suspended license, six hours community service; Michael L. Graham, ...

Police reports

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Steubenville Cited: Paul M. Fodor, 56, 150 Greenfield Lane, Wellsburg, stop sign. Arrested: Destiny L. Mullins, 32, 725 Brady Ave., failure to appear warrant out of municipal court, Wednesday. Arrested: Khloe DiBiase, 25, 300 Maxwell Ave., domestic violence, possession of heroin and ...

ArcelorMittal releases contract statement

Local News

WEIRTON — As union presidents were holding meetings with members and Mark Glyptis, president of USW Local 2911 at ArcelorMittal Weirton was making his way through the plant briefing members, ArcelorMittal USA’s president and CEO, John Brett, released a statement Thursday about the ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Library system schedules various programs, activities STEUBENVILLE — The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County has scheduled the following programs and activities at its various locations: Adena Branch (740) 546-3782 Children: Play and Learn the Alphabet, for parents ...

Marriage applications

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The following marriage applications were filed in Jefferson County: Brent Jason Noble and Katelyn Sue Givens, both of Steubenville. Paul Joseph Mitchell Smith of Steubenville and Kayla Marie Adams of Hustonville, Ky. Brian William Fithen and Melissa Ann Baker, both of ...

Market Street Bridge eyed for historic designation

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FOLLANSBEE — A Brooke County trio is seeking to have the 113-year-old Market Street Bridge included on the National Register of Historic Places in hopes of ensuring the span remains open far into the future. Today the West Virginia Archives and History Commission will consider the proposal ...

A fun time

Community

Ethan Deemer and Alyssa Jezierski, members of the Brooke Middle School Students Promoting Love, Awareness, Social Skills and Happiness, or S.P.L.A.S.H. Club for short, participated in their own Olympics, with a water balloon toss and other games. Established at Follansbee Middle School two ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Cited: Paul M. Fodor, 56, 150 Greenfield Lane, Wellsburg, stop sign. Arrested: Destiny L. Mullins, 32, 725 Brady Ave., failure to appear warrant out of municipal court, Wednesday. Arrested: Khloe DiBiase, 25, 300 Maxwell Ave., domestic violence, possession of heroin and ...

New activities have been added to Wellsburg Applefest

Local News

WELLSBURG — Over the years the Wellsburg Applefest has offered a mix of the familiar and new, with contests and other activities and entertainers added yearly to the annual festival on Charles Street and the city’s town square. And it will be no different when it returns Oct. 5-7 for its ...

Economy’s growth robust in second quarter

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a robust annual rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter, the best performance in nearly four years, though economists believe growth has slowed in the current quarter partly because of a drag from trade. The performance of the gross domestic product, ...

GOP eyes new sports gambling regulation

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House Republicans strongly favor new federal regulations on sports gambling after the Supreme Court allowed states to open sports books. At a hearing of a House Judiciary subcommittee, GOP members Thursday expressed concerns about advertisements and online gambling platforms targeting minors, ...

Bridge inspection set for Monday

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Drivers using the Veterans Memorial Bridge should expect some delays while crews inspect the span Monday through Oct. 10. State highway officials said it’s likely west- and eastbound slow lanes of the span will be closed during the inspection, which will occur during the daylight ...

EGCC celebrating 50 years of higher education

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STEUBENIVLLE — Eastern Gateway Community College celebrated its golden anniversary Wednesday at Hellenic Hall with a banquet that featured the three living presidents of the institution that opened its doors in the fall of 1968 as the Jefferson County Technical Institute. Current president ...

Wheeling Hospital set to open area’s first tinnitus center

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WHEELING — Responding to a growing audiological need, Wheeling Hospital is launching the Tri-State Area’s first Center for Tinnitus and Decreased Sound Tolerance. Director Dr. Brandon Lichtman said the new venture, which will open Monday, will be a center within the hospital’s existing ...

Foster care to be discussed

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WEIRTON —Jim McDay, state coordinator for Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia, will discuss a state proposal for managed foster care at Tuesday’s meeting of the Brooke-Hancock Family Resource Network’s community relations network. It will be held at noon at the FRN office at (304) ...

Trump: China ‘attempting to interfere’ in U.S. election

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UNITED NATIONS — President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China of attempting to interfere in the upcoming United States congressional elections, claiming the Chinese are motivated by opposition to his tough trade policy. The Chinese said it wasn’t so. Trump, speaking in front of ...

Camera club winners announced

Community

WINTERSVILLE — The Upper Ohio Valley Camera Club has announced the winners from its annual competition with Becky Mihopulos taking best of show honors. Winners in various categories were: Scenic: First and second, John Hanish, and third and honorable mention, Sam ...

Volunteers sought for Trump’s visit

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WHEELING — People in the Ohio Valley have the opportunity to participate firsthand in the upcoming visit of President Donald Trump. The Ohio County Republican Party is seeking volunteers to help with seating, placement of signs and the selling of merchandise during the Saturday event at ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Country Friends announces lineup of entertainment COLLIERS — Country Friends will host Owl’s Choice on Friday and Light Touch on Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Police Lodge Road, Colliers. The doors open at 6 p.m, the dance starts at 7 p.m., and the hall closes at 10 p.m. ...