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OV Chorale Christmas concert Sunday

Community

STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Chorale will present its 2019 Christmas concert beginning at 3 p.m. on Sunday at First Westminster Presbyterian Church, located at 235 N. Fourth St., Steubenville. This marks the sixth concert and completion of the third full season for the chorale, which was ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville police Arrested: Allison N. McEwan, 21, no address listed, obstruction, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, Saturday. McEwan also cited for having an unsafe vehicle and failing to properly restrain a child. Police had pulled McEwan’s vehicle over after ...

Wintersville Christmas parade held under sunny skies

Local News

WINTERSVILLE — Sunny skies, warmer-than-usual temperatures and a second chance at seeing Santa arrive drew Colliers residents Brenda and Kevin Swiger to the village Christmas parade Sunday. Son Elijah, 3, sat patiently in his stroller while his mom worked to calms his little sister. “We ...

Community happenings from throughout the area

Community

Big Band 200 Club to honor WII vets at Saturday dance WHEELING — The Big Band 200 Club in Wheeling will commemorate the 78th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor by honoring World War II veterans. The dance at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Osiris Shrine in Elm Grove will feature the ...

Volunteers work long hours on Nutcracker Village

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — After working for months behind the scenes, Tess McKenna admits it was beyond cool to see her handiwork on display at the Steubenville Nutcracker Village. “I definitely had a good time showing them to my friends and explaining how I did this detail or that detail,” said ...

Newview CEOS officers for 2020

Community

The Newview Community Educational Outreach Service will hold its annual Christmas party on Thursday at EJ’s Family Restaurant in Chester. Members with perfect attendance during 2019 will receive $5 off the price of their meal. Attendees are reminded to bring a $5 gift if they wish to ...

Charity hoops game benefits area youth

Local News

WEIRTON — Members of the Weirton Police Department and Weirton Fire Department will be facing off in a charity basketball game, 7 p.m. Friday at the Weir High gymnasium. Proceeds from the event will benefit Roman Taylor, the child of Logan Taylor and Samantha Buffo. Admission is $5 for ...

Weirton celebrates ‘The Magic of Christmas’ with annual parade

Local News

WEIRTON — Weirton ushered in the Christmas season Saturday night, with residents lining up along Main Street to watch the annual Weirton Christmas Parade. Organized by the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce, this year's parade featured a theme of "The Magic of Christmas," connecting the ...

Woman turns love for animals into a business

Business

FOLLANSBEE — Michelle Coppa said she’s very thankful to be able to open her own business doing something she loves: caring for animals. The owner of Coppa’s Barker Shoppe at 854 Main St., Coppa said as a child she and her late father, David, shared a love of dogs, not knowing that years ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville police Harrassed: A resident in the 300 block of North 7th Street reported receiving threatening messages, Thursday. Vandalized: A resident in the 400 block of Linden reported his mailbox was struck by paintballs, Thursday. Theft: Two televisions, a white laptop and a ...

Powerful storm pushes into Midwest with heavy snow and winds

Local News

Wintry weather bedeviled Thanksgiving weekend travelers across the United States Saturday as a powerful and dangerous storm moved eastward, dumping heavy snow from parts of California to the northern Midwest and inundating other areas with rain. Authorities found the bodies of two young ...

Challenge Award winners

Business

Indian Creek High School students were recognized by representatives of the Challenge Program and school business partner Marathon Petroleum, formerly MarkWest, for excelling in areas important to success in life, including attendance, community service, STEM, academic excellence and academic ...

Impeachment’s influence hazy as issue in congressional races

Local News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans aim to use the House drive toward impeaching President Donald Trump to whittle down Democrats' majority by dislodging vulnerable incumbents from swing districts loaded with moderate voters. It could work, especially in Democratic-held districts Trump carried in ...

Rauch returns ‘home’ to Bethany

Business

BETHANY — Laura Rauch has been hired as Bethany College’s director of annual giving. She is returning to Bethany after two years as the director of development for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in Pittsburgh. She previously spent two years as Bethany’s major gifts officer. “This is ...

Business networking group hosts open house

Business

STEUBENVILLE — In honor of its three-year anniversary, BNI TriState Referrals plans to host an open event for business professionals at the Best Western Plus Franciscan Square Inn and Suites in Steubenville. The event, which is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, is free and will ...

Acuity ambassadors promote employee stock ownership

Local News

WHEELING — Amid many variables in modern health care operations, an employee-owned company remains a rarity. Acuity Specialty Hospital, which has three area sites, operates under an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Acuity offers long-term acute care at Wheeling Hospital, Weirton Medical Center ...

Real estate transfers

Business

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Mehamet Mallas (deceased) to Eileen Mallas, part lots 173 and 294 and lot 327, Labelle; and lot 185, Pleasant Heights Poplar Springs. Eileen Mallas to Robby and Dianna Mallas, lot 185, Pleasant Heights Poplar Springs ...

Bethany alumna’s book wins award

Local News

BETHANY — A Bethany College alumna’s picture book has reeled in praise from the New Hampshire Writers’ Project. “Sam Fisherwoman: The Reel Story” by Maggie Kemp and illustrated by Melody Zahn Russell recently received a Readers’ Choice Award during a New Hampshire Literary Awards ...

‘Dark Waters’ criticized

Local News

CHARLESTON — Several Republican members of the West Virginia House of Delegates signed a letter Nov. 19 criticizing a movie telling the story of C8 contamination in the Mid-Ohio Valley for unfairly reinforcing Appalachian stereotypes. The Nov. 19 letter was written to the U.S House of ...