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April 16, 2014 Egg hunt set Saturday in Bloomingdale BLOOMINGDALE — An Easter egg hunt is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Bloomingdale Park. Prizes will be awarded, and the Easter Bunny is scheduled to appear. more »»

JVS board discusses contracts

April 16, 2014 BLOOMINGDALE — Contracts for staff and teacher were discussed during Tuesday’s Jefferson County Joint Vocational School Board meeting. more »»

Weirton OKs levy rates

April 16, 2014 WEIRTON – City Council convened for a special session Tuesday and unanimously passed a resolution for the city’s official levy rates for the 2014-15 fiscal year. more »»

ESC board endorses Edison, county levies

April 16, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Educational Service Center Governing Board Tuesday officially endorsed the Edison Local 5.9-mill operating levy and the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School 0. more »»

Wintersville man convicted of gross sexual imposition

April 16, 2014 LISBON — After about an hour of deliberating Tuesday, a jury in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court found Brian Curran, 44, of Wintersville guilty of gross sexual imposition with a then 4-year-old... more »»

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 »»

A warm benefit for many

April 15, 2014 BRILLIANT — Learning to sew when she was a youth in 4-H has brought about a hobby for Martha Bradley that is a warm benefit to many peopl. more »»

Post 34 honors William E. Sanders

April 15, 2014 CADIZ — The number of remaining World War II veterans is dwindling, and sometimes getting a member of the military to open up about the battles fought is hard to do. William E. 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 »»

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