News

Vacation Bible Schools

Community

Colliers Way Church of Christ WEIRTON — “Creation Station” is the theme of Vacation Bible School at Colliers Way Church of Christ, located at 612 Colliers Way. There will be lessons, crafts and snacks for classes of participants ages 2-12. They will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ...

US says video shows Iran removing mine from stricken tanker

Local News

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military released a video Friday it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, suggesting Tehran wanted to hide evidence of its alleged ...

Church sermon topics

Community

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Cobwebs, Character and Coming to Grips with What’s Important.” - Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “This Is Right,” morning service; “Fulfillment,” evening service. ¯ First Church of Christ, Scientist, ...

Red Cross gearing up for Media Blood Day

Local News

WINTERSVILLE — The American Red Cross is continuing with its "Missing Types" campaign, which asks business to remove the letters A, B, and O from all packaging and singage to remind people that "Without A, B, and O we can't save anybody." Locally, the area is gearing up for the annual ...

Hopedale UMC marks 150th

Community

Hopedale United Methodist Church celebrated its 150th anniversary on June 2 with it sister church, Bloomingdale United Methodist Church, joining in worship. The Rev. Dave Quillen, pastor of both churches, welcomed the congregation and guests. Special music was provided by Jeff and Cindy Burns ...

Weir Class of 1955 leaves lasting impression

Local News

WEIRTON — After more than 60 years of reunions, the Weir High School Class of 1955 decided to stop holding regular, formal gatherings, and instead make a lasting contribution to their alma mater. The last reunion for the Class of 1955 was held in 2015, chaired by Gerry Donofe, Toot Horstman ...

West Virginia Week social media challenge kicks off

Local News

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Day is next week, and Gov. Jim Justice wants all West Virginians and those who love the state to help celebrate on social media. Beginning Friday and going through June 20, Justice and the Tourism Office will be leading the official West Virginia Week Challenge, a ...

‘Escalating tensions’

Local News

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. blamed Iran for suspected attacks on two oil tankers Thursday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, denouncing what it called a campaign of “escalating tensions” in a region crucial to global energy supplies. The U.S. Navy rushed to assist the ...

Steubenville Art Association’s workshop, meeting Wednesday

Community

STEUBENVILLE — Wednesday brings the last official meeting and workshop of the year for the Steubenville Art Association with both happening at the Visitor Center at Historic Fort Steuben, located at 120 S. Third St. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. and will include the installation of officers ...

Weirton doctors acquitted of drug charges

Local News

WHEELING — Two Weirton doctors were acquitted Thursday after being indicted federally for unlawfully distributing Suboxone, in what their attorneys are calling overenthusiastic prosecution by the federal government. Dr. Krishan Aggarwal and Dr. Cherian John, both of Weirton, were employed ...

In her memory

Community

Awards made through the Cynthia Rose Phillipson Charitable Foundation this year included the presentation of several scholarships. Each recipient received a $1,000 scholarship for his or her college education during Catholic Central High School’s senior awards banquet. Those recipients, shown ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Cited: Kimberly A. Leigh, 48, 2952 county Road 56, Toronto, no license, no rearview mirror; and Amanda M. Casto, 35, 135 Melinda Drive, Wintersville, driving with suspended license. Arrested: John Patrick, 52, 98 Talbott Drive, Wintersville, petit theft and criminal trespass, ...

Koppers to close Follansbee facility

Local News

FOLLANSBEE — Another Ohio Valley manufacturing site is set to close its doors, and area officials are preparing to find ways to assist its employees and possibly even locate a future tenant. The 48 employees of the Koppers facility in Follansbee are expected to be off the job by Aug. 4, ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Library summer reading club activities are announced STEUBENVILLE — “A Universe of Stories” Summer Reading Club activities at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County have been announced. They include: Main Library, (740) 282-9782 Children: A galaxy light craft for all ...

Swartzmiller calls for Social Security to be added to agenda

Local News

CHESTER — While some state lawmakers are seeking to put a stop to a special legislative session on educational betterment, one local delegate is hoping for it to be expanded in order to include other issues. Del. Randy Swartzmiller, D-Hancock, sent a letter to Gov. Jim Justice on Thursday, ...

Upgrade almost complete

Local News

WEIRTON — A project to upgrade water meters in the city is coming to a close, according to officials with the Weirton Area Water Board. For much of the last year, the board has been undertaking an effort to transition from manual-read meters to a radio-read system, which officials say will ...

Volunteers prepare for Ohio River sweep

Local News

WHEELING — Volunteers are needed to help pick up trash along the Ohio River. The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission, also known as ORSANCO, has scheduled its 30th annual Ohio River Sweep for Saturday. The event is a volunteer effort to clean up areas along the Ohio River, ...

Speaking on youth leadership seminar

Local News

Weirton Rotary members, on Wednesday, heard from Weir High students Sarah Burskey and Alexia Davis, who spoke about their recent experiences during the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar. Held in May, 171 sophomores from across West Virginia participated in the four-day seminar, which is ...