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October 5, 2012
The Herald-Star

Missing woman found

in New York

LANCASTER, N.Y. - A Steubenville woman reported missing since last week has been found in a village in upstate New York.

Steubenville Police Chief Bill McCafferty said Thursday 51-year-old Mitzi Fabros was found in Lancaster, a community of approximately 10,000 residents near Buffalo.

McCafferty said Fabros had been hospitalized in New York and was undergoing a mental evaluation.

Fabros last was seen in Steubenville on Sept. 26 when she dropped her son off at Steubenville High School at 8 a.m. She was driving a blue 2012 Ford Fiesta.

She was reported missing by her sister, police reported.

Police said Fabros suffered from mental illness and was not taking her medication at the time of her disappearance.

County water district

to flush hydrants

WINTERSVILLE - Crews with the Jefferson County Water and Sewer District will flush hydrants Tuesday through Oct. 12 in the following areas:



Richmond area of the

county water system.

State Route 43 and all side

roads off of it on the county

water system.

State Route 152 south.

Bowers Addition.

County Roads 39, 41 and 54.

East Springfield and all area

side roads on the county

water system.

Township Roads 216 and


Overlook subdivision.

County Roads 26, 28, 30 and

65 (Sunshine Park).

Jefferson, Montwell, Comet,

Spruce, Queensboro, Pemco

and Pembrook roads.

Customers may experience low pressure and some discoloration. It is not recommended that customers wash clothes during this time.

SRG sets

Monday meeting

STEUBENVILLE - The Steubenville Revitalization Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Froehlich's Classic Corner Restaurant.

Brilliant Water, Sewer

changes meeting date

BRILLIANT - The Brilliant Water and Sewer District meeting has been changed to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the office at 706 Second St. due to a lack of a quorum.

The meeting had been scheduled for Tuesday.

2013 Relay for Life

to begin planning

STEUBENVILLE - An informational kickoff meeting to begin planning for the Steubenville Area Relay for Life sponsored by the Jefferson County Unit of the American Cancer Society will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in room 2506 at Eastern Gateway Community College.

The meeting will include a relay overview, ACS CAN presentation, theme ideas, a mission moment and updates on upcoming fundraisers.

The meeting is open to anyone interested.

County Veterans to hold picnic Saturday

SMITHFIELD - The Jefferson County Veterans Association will hold its annual picnic at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Friendship Park shelter.

All county veterans, Jefferson County Fair Board members and workers and park board members are invited to attend, according to Commander William Smythe.

Juvenile riding on

vehicle falls

CHILLICOTHE - Police say a juvenile riding on the trunk of a vehicle fell and injured his head in the southern Ohio city where another teen died last month after falling off the hood of a vehicle while "car-surfing."

The incident comes less than two weeks after a 16-year-old boy fell.

From wire and staff reports

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