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We’re all apt to collect something or other

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Everybody and everything collects something or other. A reporter collects information. A detective collects evidence. A bank collects interest. A lab collects samples. A landlord collects rent. A fan collects memorabilia. My furniture collects dust. And Better Half collects ...

Campus News

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Baylor University Law School Baylor University Law School in Waco, Texas, conferred degrees on 45 students during winter commencement exercises held Feb. 8 at First Baptist Church of Waco. Among them was Benjamin Joseph Erste of Bloomingdale.

West Virginia lawmakers strike budget compromise

Local News

CHARLESTON — For the third year in a row, the West Virginia Legislature passed a budget for the next fiscal year without needing an extended session. Senate Bill 150, Gov. Jim Justice’s general revenue budget for fiscal year 2021 starting July 1, passed the Legislature on Saturday, the ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville police Fraud: A man in the 700 block of Market Street told police he discovered his bank card missing after a female visitor left, Thursday. The man told police $150 was withdrawn from his savings and $60 from his checking account. Trashy: Police reported trash overflowing bins ...

QDA wins state commendation

Business

STEUBENVILLE — Quaker Digital Academy announced it has been awarded a commendation from the Ohio Board of Education for “Exceeding Standards” set on the Ohio State School Report Card. The commendation states: “QDA is demonstrating high academic performance and building bright futures ...

Demo

Business

Students in the cosmetology program at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School received a lesson in clipping from Scott Davis of Altered Images Hair Salon of Wintersville on Feb. 18. Davis used student Jake Bednarek as part of the demonstration. -- Contributed

Community Bread Basket planning Bunny Hop 5K

Local News

WEIRTON — Area residents are being asked to "hop to it" while helping out a local food pantry and the people it serves. The Community Bread Basket is in the process of organizing its inaugural Bunny Hop 5K, to be held April 4 at Marland Heights Park. Registration is under way for the ...

Weirton museum provides lesson on jazz history

Local News

WEIRTON — People may not always think of Pittsburgh when they think of jazz, but hundreds of professional jazz musicians have called the Steel City home during the last century. Visitors to the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center, Saturday, were able to learn about some of the history of ...

Lighthouse celebrates serving the community

Business

STEUBENVILLE — For two years, Lighthouse Counseling and Mediation Services has been located at 401 Market St. in Steubenville. Lighthouse is internationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities and provides treatment for individuals with mental and ...

Quick Takes

Business

CONTINUING EDUCATION: A continuing education program at Harrison Community Hospital will address Caring for the Newly Born. The free session will be held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. March 25 in the HCH cafeteria. Dinner will be provided. Presenting the seminar will be registered nurses ...

Monthly series celebrating region’s writers to start at WAMCC

Local News

WEIRTON — Lit at the Museum, a monthly literary series featuring the works of area writers and published authors, will begin at The Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center on Thursday. The event will begin at 6 p.m., and is open to the public at no charge. Light refreshments will be ...

Show of support

Local News

The Weirton Rotary Club has made a contribution in support of the annual St. Paul School Gala, to be held March 21 at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort. The event is the school’s largest fundraiser, financing several projects including a new playground, a new curriculum and a media ...

Passion for hospice perseveres

Local News

WINTERSVILLE — When Cathy Cich was in nursing school, death was her biggest fear. A career in hospice seemed out of the question, an option quickly to be dismissed, hardly up for consideration. But the newly retired founder and chief executive officer of the Wintersville-based Charity ...

Injured brothers sue over fatal Pennsylvania Turnpike crash

Local News

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A pair of brothers injured when a tour bus crashed in western Pennsylvania earlier this year allege in a lawsuit filed Thursday that the driver behaved recklessly before the wreck and subsequent multivehicle pileup. According to the lawsuit filed in a New Jersey court ...

Daily Happenings 3-8-20

Daily Happenings

Today’s birthdays Thomas Sessi Sr., Paris, Pa. Police reports Steubenville police Fraud: A man in the 700 block of Market Street told police he discovered his bank card missing after a female visitor left, Thursday. The man told police $150 was withdrawn from his savings and $60 from ...

Real estate transfers

Business

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: David Long and others to Allison Jones, 0.084767 acre, Smithfield Township; and lot 1, Stars First. Michael Flint (deceased) to Jacob Boughan, 2.013 acres, Wells-Warren Township. Brian and Doris Mavromatis to First ...

House of Delegates rules against intermediate court of appeals

Local News

CHARLESTON — After 22 years of study, an endorsement from a former U.S. Supreme Court justice and an attempt last year, the House of Delegates rendered a decision on the intermediate court of appeals in West Virginia. The House rejected Senate Bill 275 in a 56-44 vote Friday. A motion to ...