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West Virginians: U.S. going in wrong direction

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More than half of West Virginians think the United States is going the wrong way, according to the latest MetroNews West Virginia poll. While many residents in West Virginia approve of President Donald Trump’s job performance, 58 percent of poll respondents believe the country is “off on ...

Brooke County Board of Education to seek experienced officers

Local News

WELLSBURG — Following failed negotiations with Brooke County Commissioners over pay for school resource officers, local school officials have agreed to create their own positions and fill them with experienced police officers. Plans call for the officers to receive wages and benefits of ...

U.S. labor chief: Don’t cancel Columbus Day

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — U.S. Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia brought a crowd of more than 100 students to its feet Monday evening inside the Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Finnegan Fieldhouse. Scalia, who is the son of the late Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia, spoke on Columbus Day ...

Daily Happenings 10-13-20

Daily Happenings

Births Out of town Maggie and Conrad Shafer of Carrollton, a boy, Sept. 11, Aultman Hospital, Canton. Trinity Medical Center West Nicole and William King of Steubenville, a boy, Sept. 21. Destiny Kimble and Greg M. Bayne of Wintersville, a girl, Sept. 24. Allisha and Kasey ...

CCHS Varsity Show Tuesday

Community

The Steubenville Catholic Central High School Crusader Marching Band will perform their Varsity Show at the Steubenville Catholic Central Athletic Complex behind Carriage Inn of Steubenville at 5 p.m. on Tuesday. The complex will open at 4 p.m. The entry fee per car is by donation. There will ...

Community news from around the area

Community

‘COVID Run’ Saturday to be Just BeClause fundraiser AMSTERDAM — A Just BeClause fundraiser “COVID Run” welcoming the participation of bikes, jeeps, buggies, cars and trucks will be held Saturday in Amsterdam. The short ride begins and ends at the Amsterdam VFW Post 232 at 412 ...

Top of West Virginia CVB plans for growth

Local News

WEIRTON — The last year has been about growth and change for the Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau. When Terri Phillips was given the reins of the CVB in October 2019, she knew it was time for the tourism agency tasked with promoting Hancock and Brooke counties to take its ...

Bishop: Bransfield apology was insincere, ‘self-serving’

Local News

WHEELING — The past few years have featured turmoil and chaos for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, as more than a decade of drinking, lavish spending and sexual harassment by former bishop Michael Bransfield came to light. As if that wasn’t enough to shake the church, after a 60-page ...

Senators weigh virus risk for Barrett confirmation hearing

Local News

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett vows to be a justice “fearless of criticism” as the split Senate charges ahead with confirmation hearings on President Donald Trump’s pick to cement a conservative court majority before Election Day. Barrett, a federal appeals ...

Tentative settlements reached in West Virginia VA hospital deaths

Local News

CHARLESTON — Tentative settlements have been reached in several civil lawsuits filed on behalf of the families of veterans who died at a West Virginia hospital where a former nursing assistant admitted to intentionally killing seven people with fatal doses of insulin. The settlements were ...

Weirton Madonna royalty

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Marianna Martinez, daughter of Lety Martinez-Worden and Randy Worden of Weirton, was crowned 2020 Madonna Blue Dons homecoming queen during halftime ceremonies Saturday at the Madonna football game against Hundred. (Photo by Michael D. McElwain)

Daily Happenings 10-12-20

Daily Happenings

Today’s birthday Warner Sanders, 88, Richmond. Police reports Jefferson County sheriff Bad ride: A man who gave a coworker a ride home from a construction job in Follansbee said they got in an argument and the man threatened him with a hammer, Tuesday. The coworker and his son said it ...

Helping East Garfield

Business

The Carriage Inn of Steubenville has donated $500 to East Garfield Elementary to purchase school supplies. Principal Tricia Saccoccia said “East Garfield would like to thank Nancy Felton, community director of marketing, and Jaime Herald, administrator of Capital Health’s Carriage Inn of ...

Women’s Golf News

Community

Town and Country Town and Country Golf held its annual awards banquet on Oct. 1 with the club championship winners announced. Gross winners were: A flight, Laura Froehlich; B flight, Kathy Antinone; and C flight, Rose Kaczmarek. Net winners were: A flight, Signa Findlay; B flight, Patty ...

Tranto joins The Laurels

Business

STEUBENVILLE — Dr. Maria N. Tranto has been named as new medical director at the Laurels of Steubenville. A Weirton native, Tranto attended Youngstown State University and graduated with honors with a combined science degree. She earned her doctoral degree from the West Virginia School of ...

Church sermon topics

Community

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “The Class Meeting.” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “God’s Party,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “Reserve Your Place.” - Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Who ...

‘They That Hope’ podcast delivers humor, encouragement

Business

STEUBENVILLE — The Rev. Dave Pivonka, TOR, and Bob Rice of Franciscan University of Steubenville have joined forces on “They That Hope,” a new weekly podcast launched that launched Sept. 30. The co-hosts want to help listeners find “humor and hope in a crazy world” and to understand ...

Quick Takes

Business

HONORED: John W. Cucarese has been named a member of the 2020 President’s Council of New York Life. Members of the Council are among the top 5 percent of New York Life’s elite sales force of more than 12,000 licensed agents in sales achievement. Cucarese has been a New York Life agent ...