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Weirton celebrates industrial heritage

Local News

WEIRTON — It was a celebration of the area’s industrial past, Saturday, with the second-annual Gate 5 Industrial Arts Festival. Organized by Renaissance Weirton, the festival featured artisans and crafters, music and live demonstrations along with other activities throughout the city’s ...

Ribar back in business downtown

Business

STEUBENVILLE — Mike Ribar’s customers were surprised, to say the least, when he walked away from his downtown appliance business two years ago. To say they’re just as surprised to have him back again is an understatement. “When I’m out, so many people will come up and ask me, ‘Is ...

Women’s Golf News

Community

CADIZ WOMEN’S GOLF LEAGUE CADIZ — The Cadiz Women’s Golf League played a low net game on Sept. 19. Hostesses Jane Galigher and Kathy Newburn announced winners as: First place, Kathy Smith; second place, Lori DeFallo; and tied for third place were Kathy Newburn and Paula Hope. Low ...

Declining interest in greyhound racing noted

Local News

CHARLESTON — The number of in-person wagers at West Virginia’s two greyhound racing casinos has steadily gone down over the last five years, as well as tax revenue, causing the president of the West Virginia Senate to again look at eliminating what some call a $15 million subsidy to the ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville police Arrested: Dyani Gregory, 42, 1335 Oak Grove Ave., Steubenville, possession of drugs and possession of marijuana, Friday. Arrested: Bryant C. Rose, 43, 2700 Robinson Boulevard, Pittsburgh, obstructing official business, Friday. Cited: Ralph M. Muntz, 39, 715 Market St., ...

Autumn is ushered in with festival

Local News

NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County resident will be ushering in the autumn season next weekend with the 11th-annual New Cumberland Fall Riverfest. The festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, with a schedule full of entertainment, 50 vendors and other activities. Events kick off at 9:30 ...

On the greens

Local News

Fifteen teams hit the fairways of Mountaineer’s Woodview Golf Course Saturday, for the annual Weirton United Way Fall Golf Tournament. Proceeds from the event will benefit the United Way’s 2019 campaign. -- Craig Howell

Indian Creek Middle School now has outside classroom

Business

MINGO JUNCTION — Indian Creek Middle School students can now learn lessons beyond the school walls with an outdoor classroom on the campus. Principal Holly Minch-Hick was awarded a $1,000 grant from JB Green Team to add picnic benches made of recycled plastic materials. The furniture ...

Speaker Series event preparations under way

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Having the opportunity to hear different people share different points of view and offer new perspectives is important for a community, and that’s part of the reason the Herald-Star Speaker Series has made an impact throughout our region. “I think the presentations give ...

OUE to offer bachelor of science in nursing degree

Business

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Ohio University Eastern is adding a bachelor of science in nursing degree to the growing list of degrees available to students at the St. Clairsville campus. “Ohio University Eastern is proud to bring Ohio’s existing bachelor of science in nursing program to our ...

Renewable energy is eyed at WVU event

Local News

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia needs to come to terms with the fact that its coal economy is over, a professor said Saturday at a climate change conference in Morgantown. The shift to renewable energy and natural gas is a signal that state and local governments need to focus on what they can do ...

QUICK TAKES

Business

JOINS HARVEY GOODMAN: Realtor Timothy Judkins has joined the Steubenville office of Harvey Goodman Realtor. A graduate of the Hondros College of Real Estate, Judkins says his experience of running a record label and serving as a creative director for a film production company allows him to ...

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS

Business

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: R.A. Gribben Equity Group Limited to Robert and Michele Gribben III, 4.2875 acres, Cross Creek Township (survivorship). David Clarke to Eric Hartline, lot 20, McFerren’s Second. New Alexandria United Methodist Church ...

Volunteers clean up Bethany Trails

Local News

BETHANY — Students and community members responded in droves to a call to clean up the Bethany College Trail System. About 170 people spent four hours Sept. 15 on numerous improvement projects, including removing debris from the area and widening the trail tread. In addition, groups ...

Northern Panhandle Reentry Council plans resource fair

Local News

WHEELING — The Northern Panhandle Reentry Council will hold a Reentry Fair to educate area residents about the challenges people who are exiting the prison system face, as well as assist members of the community and their families who are experiencing reentering society after ...

Taste of the County marking 25th

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — It’s a special year for Taste of Jefferson County. The fall fundraiser for the United Way of Jefferson County is marking its 25th anniversary and once again will provide area residents with a casual evening of sampling local foods, desserts and drinks while generating money ...

Young protesters around globe demand climate change action

Local News

NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of climate change protests swept across the globe Friday, with hundreds of thousands of young people sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit: The warming world can't wait for action. Marches, rallies and demonstrations were held from Canberra to Kabul and ...

Celebrating 90th anniversary

Community

Trinity Lutheran Church in Weirton will celebrate its 90th anniversary on Sept. 27 with a special church service beginning at 10:30 a.m. with a luncheon to follow. Thirteen pastors have served at Trinity since 1929. Members of Trinity Church Council are, front, from left, Marge Kirk, the Rev. ...