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City Council OKs tax ordinance

February 9, 2016 WEIRTON — Weirton City Council, on Monday, began the process of rescinding its previously enacted sales tax ordinance, while enacting a new version, citing issues with the state tax office. more »»


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City Council OKs tax ordinance

February 9, 2016 WEIRTON — Weirton City Council, on Monday, began the process of rescinding its previously enacted sales tax ordinance, while enacting a new version, citing issues with the state tax office. more »»

Semi-pro football team seeking Hancock County home

February 9, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — A semi-professional football team is asking for permission to use the Oak Glen High School or Weir High School football field for its home games. more »»

Brooke schools launches new interactive website

February 9, 2016 WELLSBURG — Toni Shute, superintendent of Brooke County Schools, announced Monday the school district’s new interactive website was up and offering parents, students and others a variety of... more »»

Tailgate fun

February 9, 2016 Approximately 475 area residents were in attendance at the Serbian-American Cultural Center in Weirton Saturday for the Weirton United Way’s fifth-annual Super Bowl Eve Tailgate Party. more »»

House approves concealed gun bill

February 9, 2016 CHARLESTON — After the bill was vetoed last year, a proposal to allow carrying a concealed gun without a permit in West Virginia passed its first major test Monday. more »»


Mountaineer has new cuisine

February 7, 2016 From staff reports CHESTER — Officials with Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort have announced several new food and beverage choices that will be coming to restaurants on property. more »»

Richmond man named chief of finance for Pittsburgh Mercy nonprofit

February 7, 2016 From staff reports PITTSBURGH — Eric C. Barley of Richmond has been named chief financial officer of Pittsburgh Mercy, a health and human service nonprofit organization in Southwestern Pennsylvani. more »»

Texas Roadhouse open at Highlands

February 7, 2016 By DORSEY KINDLER Staff writer TRIADELPHIA — There’s a new “roadhouse” in town. That’s right. As of Tuesday, the new Texas Roadhouse is open for business at the Highland. more »»

Acquisition of East Liverpool City Hospital completed

February 7, 2016 EAST LIVERPOOL — With a new owner in place for East Liverpool City Hospital, many doctors and community members are now looking toward a positive future. more »»

Quick takes

February 7, 2016 AWARDED: Janice DiFederico Adrian, a real estate agent with Gary W. more »»


Aimee Ross

February 9, 2016 Aimee H. Ross, 90, of Wintersville, OH, died Saturday, February 6, 2016, at The Laurels. She was born April 14, 1925, in Sistersville, WV, a daughter of the late Howard and Ruth Watson Eaton. more »»

Donald Gray

February 9, 2016 Donald J. “Joe” Gray, 66, of Steubenville, OH, cherished beyond words by his wife, daughters and family passed away suddenly February 6, 2016, at the Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH. more »»

Raleigh Mason

February 9, 2016 Raleigh Dean Mason, 73, of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Saturday, February 6, 2016, at home surrounded by his loving family. more »»

Robert Hans

February 9, 2016 Robert “Bubba” Anthony Hans, 34, of New Cumberland, went home to be with the Lord on February 5, 2016. more »»

Charles Enochs

February 9, 2016 Charles E. Enochs, 78, of Toronto, OH, passed away Sunday, February 7, 2016, in St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, WV. more »»

Local Sports

Riders defeat Knights

February 9, 2016 TORONTO — Weir High girls basketball coach Rick Stead says he wasn’t surprised when Toronto made it a game. more »»

Dons fall at home

February 9, 2016 WEIRTON — The momentum switched sides early in the fourth quarter. more »»

To be a Pioneer

February 9, 2016 Steubenville High School senior Hannah Masloski, flanked by her parents Kim and Mark Masloski and sister Briana, will continue her academic and athletic careers at Malone University, where she will... more »»

Mighty Crosby leads Penguins over the Ducks

February 9, 2016 PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby felt Cam Fowler’s stick desperately tugging at his jersey and kept right on skating. more »»

Tucker gets win No. 100

February 9, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — All wins are nice, but Catholic Central boys’ basketball head coach Sean Tucker picked up on the biggest wins of his career last week. more »»

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A quick memory for the Challenger

January 28, 2016 Time won't let me write much of a blog post about the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion, but here's the memories: It was my first anniversary at the Herald-Star. more »

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