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Doctor’s efforts helping people

September 15, 2013 In the post-9-11 days, much was made of the proper use of the word “hero. more »»

Make homecoming a safe, fun experience

September 14, 2013 It’s an exciting time for teens, as homecoming celebrations begin this weekend at area high schools. more »»

Blue Mass a chance to honor sacrifice

September 13, 2013 It is only fitting that the men and women who look after us as police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians should have someone looking after them. more »»

Obama’s speech leaves questions

September 12, 2013 Given the international developments surrounding President Barack Obama’s proposed attack on Syria, his Tuesday night speech contained few surprises, but many glimpses into his confused foreign... more »»

There are lessons still to be learned

September 11, 2013 A dozen years have passed since civilian jet airliners were taken over by terrorists who turned the planes into missiles, killing their passengers and thousands more at the World Trade Center,... more »»

EGCC continues to serve our area

September 10, 2013 The increase in enrollment at Eastern Gateway Community College is certainly welcome news and a sign that the school continues to attract students through adapting to the demands of the changing... more »»

Local road work a positive sign

September 9, 2013 It’s good to see the City of Steubenville moving forward on some major repaving and road repair jobs this year. more »»

Pirates reach a magical number

September 8, 2013 Eighty-one. It’s a number of massive significance to a baseball fan. It means the difference between a season of defeat and a season of victory, of an autumn with opportunity. more »»

Ohio looking hard at infant mortality

September 7, 2013 Members of an Ohio state Senate committee have been holding hearings on a genuine tragedy — the state’s high rate of infant mortality. Let’s hope they hear good ideas to reduce the tol. more »»

Put safety first in area workplaces

September 6, 2013 The Upper Ohio Valley has a history of men and women working in dangerous jobs. more »»

Brooke County Fair an area tradition

September 5, 2013 The summer days are quickly coming to an end, and soon the leaves will start to change as the autumn air becomes cooler. more »»

Congress should turn down plan

September 4, 2013 When President George W. Bush mounted what became the second Gulf War, though later shown to have been based on faulty intelligence, he worked to establish an international coalition. more »»

Prostate cancer battle continues

September 3, 2013 It’s a time of the year when we urge male readers to be on the lookout. more »»

Labor taking on a different look

September 2, 2013 The strike in a number of cities by workers in fast-food stores on Thursday is being touted by some in federal government as indicative of a need to increase the minimum wage. more »»

Toronto school reason for pride

September 1, 2013 We congratulate the voters of the city of Toronto and the school board, school officials and those involved in bringing the new Toronto middle and high school to completion. more »»

New ODOT garage a plus for our area

August 31, 2013 Residents living near the former Ohio Department of Transportation garage outside Wintersville can sleep better this winter now that they won’t have to listen to the constant noise of salt trucks... more »»

Eleanor Straight leaves big legacy

August 30, 2013 This week marks the end of an era at the Hancock County Courthouse. more »»

School report cards leave many questions

August 29, 2013 Getting an “A” is good. Getting an “F” is bad. Unless the grades are for school systems in Ohio in the fall of 2013. For now, they’re potentially kind of meaningless. more »»

Sports can teach skills, lessons

August 28, 2013 The attention of high school football fans from around the Tri-State Area will be directed on Robert Kettlewell Memorial Stadium in Wintersville Thursday evening as the region’s high school football... more »»

Yucca Mountain should be opened

August 27, 2013 About one-fifth of the electricity Americans use is generated at nuclear power plants. As informed consumers know, those plants generate a large amount of radioactive wast. more »»

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