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Area robbery suspect found dead

April 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A man suspected of three armed robberies in Weirton and Jefferson County since Friday was found dead of an apparent suicide at an abandoned home off county Road 43, Alikanna, on Monda... more »»

McLoyd speaks on anniversary of Civil Rights Act

April 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — As a teenager growing up in the 1960s in Columbia, Ala., the Rev. Calvin McLoyd could have easily turned to hate. more »»

JB Green Team to lobby city leaders

April 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The executive director of the JB Green Team and Jefferson County Commissioner Tom Gentile will ask City Council members tonight to support a designation fee plan to restore funding fo... more »»

Toronto discusses fireworks celebration

April 15, 2014 TORONTO — The city’s fireworks celebration was discussed during Monday’s City Council meeting. R.J. more »»

Suspects sought in daytime burglary

April 15, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — Four males entered the home of an elderly couple Monday afternoon on Morningside Drive looking for guns but only took jewelry and a laptop computer, said Cross Creek Township Police... more »»

Follansbee discusses summer events

April 15, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — Like the turning of calendar pages and arrival of warmer weather, topics discussed at Monday’s City Council meeting were another sign of the change in seasons. more »»

Area schools list dates for graduations

April 15, 2014 The following is a list of area college and university and high school graduations for 2014: ¯ West Virginia Northern Community College — Commencement will be 7 p.m. May 9. more »»

Ogden race participants ‘can load up on carbs’

April 15, 2014 WHEELING — Participants in the 38th-annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic and 5K events, set for May 24 in downtown Wheeling, will have an opportunity to “load up on carbs” Friday night... more »»

Dogs, handlers test their skills in Hancock

April 15, 2014 NEWELL — The annual state convention for West Virginia K-9 units opened in Hancock County on Monday with dogs and their handlers testing their skills on everything from narcotics detection to... more »»

Bite work a necessity in recertification

April 15, 2014 NEW MANCHESTER — Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Eric Cline was shouting commands at his dog in German. Odin is a German shepherd, after all — and he is the picture of power under control. more »»

Property eyed for community garden

April 15, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Two brothers are asking New Cumberland residents to help them build their own slice of “almost heaven” at the corner of North Chestnut and Jackson streets. more »»

Regional Roundup

April 15, 2014 Library branch to close Sunday STEUBENVILLE — The Schiappa branch of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County will be closed Sunday because of Easter. more »»

Browns fans unite for film premiere

April 14, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The cheers and barking started during the commercials and movie previews Sunday afternoon. more »»

95-year-old Weirton man receives diploma

April 14, 2014 BEECH BOTTOM — Ninety-five-year-old Pete Lonchar said he always has regretted dropping out of high school, though his situation made it hard to stay in schoo. more »»

Gee talks about his return as WVU’s president

April 14, 2014 (Editor’s note: E. Gordon Gee has routinely been recognized as among the top university presidents in the nation, and now he’s back at West Virginia University for his second stint as president. more »»

Goverrnment activities

April 14, 2014 To encourage citizen participation in local government, this calendar listing the meeting times and places of public agencies will appear every Monda. more »»

Organizer accused of embezzlement

April 14, 2014 CHESTER — In the six years that Chester has held its Fourth of July celebration, the festival — one of the largest in the area — has come to be associated with the name of one man. more »»

Trice to be inducted in hall of fame

April 14, 2014 WEIRTON — Robert “Bob” Trice has been accepted as a member of the Class of 2014 of the Weirton Hall of Fame in the category of sports and athletic. more »»

Matey included in Weirton class of ‘14

April 14, 2014 WEIRTON – Among this year’s selections for the Weirton Hall of Fame is the late Barbara Matey, who has been nominated in the category of education. more »»

K-9 units converge in Hancock County

April 14, 2014 NEWELL — They’ve come from as far away as Pipestem, near the southern tip of West Virginia. more »»

Area offices closed for Good Friday

April 14, 2014 Here is a list of closings of government offices and agencies and trash collection schedules for Good Friday. * Brooke County Courthouse will be ope. more »»


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Don't believe in unintended consequences? Look at radio

April 15, 2014 One of the interesting elements of the “Media and Faith” conference at the Franciscan University of Steubenville last weekend was the chance to spend time with local voices MaryLou Jones and Dino... more »

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