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Hancock County Oldtime Fair offered family friendly weekend

NEW MANCHESTER — It was a weekend of family friendly fun at Tomlinson Run State Park over the weekend, as the Hancock County Oldtime Fair made its return. Vendors set up shop around the pool of the state park, with fair board President Buddy Stewart noting a variety of foods available for ...

Possible location for new safety building under scrutiny

WEIRTON — A group of residents attended Thursday’s meeting of the Weirton Board of Parks and Recreation, expressing concern over the future of the Edwin J. Bowman Field. According to Parks Director Coty Shingle, approximately 15 residents were at Thursday’s meeting to discuss the field. ...

Olczyk to speak Wednesday at Steubenville High School

STEUBENVILLE — If you think Eddie Olczyk will share only a sport story Wednesday when he appears as part of the Herald-Star Speaker Series Presented by Eastern Gateway Community College, you would be leaving out a big part of his journey. Hockey has played a major role in Olczyk’s story. ...

W.Va. Folklife Digital Archive honors state heritage

CLARKSBURG (AP) — The West Virginia Folklife Program, a project of the West Virginia Humanities Council, has created a new digital archive of West Virginia heritage called The West Virginia Folklife Collection. The collection is hosted digitally by the West Virginia and Regional History ...

Weirton schedules fall cleanup

WEIRTON — City residents looking to dispose of some unwanted household items will have their opportunity with Weirton’s annual fall cleanup. The cleanup will be available to current city sanitation customers, beginning with a two-day metal items collection, followed by the week-long ...

Weirton United Way’s Fall Golf Tournament

Casey Richards lines up his putt Saturday during the Weirton United Way’s Fall Golf Tournament. Seventeen teams participated in the event at Mountaineer’s Woodview Golf Course, with proceeds going to the United Way’s 2021 campaign. Richards served as tournament director for Saturday’s ...