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Fort Steuben DAR Chapter welcomes state regent to September meeting

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STEUBENVILLE — The Fort Steuben Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Sept. 12 at Historic Fort Steuben’s Visitors Center. Flag bearers Susan Brown and Diane Bowers led the flag procession followed by Ohio DAR Regent Kathy Gobin Dixon. Processional music was provided by ...

Toronto Homecoming court

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Members of Toronto High School’s Homecoming court are, from left, Madalynn Anderson, Madelyn Stewart, Chloe Sanseverino, Riley Kinsey and Kennedy Cottrell. The homecoming queen crowning will take place at halftime of the Powder Puff game at 7 p.m. on Saturday. The queen is determined by ...

GOP senators fall in line quickly on Supreme Court pick

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WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans have swiftly fallen in line behind President Donald Trump’s push to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat as one of the last holdouts, Sen. Mitt Romney, said Tuesday he supports a vote despite Democrats’ objections it’s too ...

Nation’s coronavirus toll eclipses 200,000

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The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 200,000 Tuesday, a figure unimaginable eight months ago when the scourge first reached the world’s richest nation with its state-of-the-art laboratories, top-flight scientists and stockpiles of medicines and emergency supplies. “It is ...

Brooke, Ohio counties ink agreement for emergency radios

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WELLSBURG — On Tuesday the Brooke and Ohio county commissioners entered into a five-year agreement aimed at improving radio communications between Brooke County’s 911 call center and emergency departments. The agreement calls for the Brooke County Commission to pay $1.7 million over five ...

Daily Happenings 9-23-20

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Today’s birthday Heather Koehnlein, Wintersville. Police reports Mingo Junction Charged: Edward James Paul, 42, 2398 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville, threatening or harassing phone calls and aggravated menacing, Sept. 8; Amber L. Watson, 40, 207 West Blvd., contempt of court, Sept. 10; ...

Edison High School Homecoming court

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Edison High School has announced its 2020 fall Homecoming court with the queen to be crowned Friday during the pre-game events before the Wildcats kick off against Beaver Local. The formal presentation will occur around 6:30 p.m. Among the candidates are, from left, Kenna Skeeles, Emma Scott, ...

Community news from around the area

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Annual Quaker Day festival set for Saturday in Richmond RICHMOND — While many groups have dispensed with plans to hold their annual events, the Richmond Community Historical Society is forging ahead with Quaker Day, its September predominantly outdoor festival and a tradition of many ...

Nation remembers Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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WASHINGTON — The body of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the Supreme Court this week, with arrangements to allow for public viewing despite the coronavirus pandemic, the court said Monday. Ginsburg’s casket will be on public view Wednesday and Thursday under the portico ...

Trump to name nominee to replace Ginsburg on Supreme Cour this week

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Monday he expects to announce his pick for the Supreme Court by week’s end, before Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is buried, launching a monumental Senate confirmation fight ahead of the November election. Trump said he is planning to name his pick ...

Autopsy planned today on unidentified body found in Hancock County

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NEW CUMBERLAND — An autopsy is pending on an unidentified body discovered Sunday afternoon in Hancock County. Chief Deputy Art Watson of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office said Monday morning that the department received a call around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, reporting the discovery of a body ...

Coronavirus shows signs of slowing in West Virginia

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CHARLESTON — The number of infections caused by the novel coronavirus continues its upward climb in West Virginia, but some indicators show the virus might be slowing down. Gov. Jim Justice and state officials gave a COVID-19 briefing Monday at the State Capitol Building. “This is a ...

Salango faults Justice for COVID-19 spread during Wheeling stop

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WHEELING — West Virginia Democratic nominee for governor Ben Salango sees COVID-19 cases in the state continuing to increase this fall as current leadership sits on $1.25 billion in federal funds sent to West Virginia to help stop the spread of the virus. Salango arrived by Humvee Saturday ...

Never Alone WV donates $1,000 for support group

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WEIRTON — The Weirton Christian Center is in the process of starting a grief support group for children, in partnership with Never Alone WV. Patti Barnabei, founder of Never Alone WV, recently presented $1,000 to assist in creating the program, called Never Alone Kids. It will support ...

Rotary Club presents scholarship

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The Weirton Rotary Club on Thursday presented the Dan Wilson Scholarship award. The scholarship is awarded each year to a student in the accounting department at West Virginia Northern Community College’s Weirton campus. This year’s recipient is Leah Rotellini. Pictured, from left, are Jack ...

Outdoor production planned at Franciscan University of Steubenville

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STEUBENVILLE — Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Anathan Theatre will perform its mainstage student production outdoors Friday through Sunday. The fall play, “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” will be performed under the large tree on the lawn near Finnegan Fieldhouse. Proper social ...

Daily Happenings 9-22-20

Daily Happenings

Today’s birthdays Olivia Dylewski, Mingo Junction. Vincent McFarland, Steubenville. Cassie Elliott, 60, Toronto. Police reports Steubenville police Cold shower: A State Street resident told police she poured beer on her live-in boyfriend during an argument and he kicked her, ...