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February 10, 2016 The Rev. Manuel Gelido places ashes on the forehead of a worshiper today during the 7:30 a.m. Ash Wednesday Mass at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church located on California Avenue. more »»


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Ash Wednesday

February 10, 2016 The Rev. Manuel Gelido places ashes on the forehead of a worshiper today during the 7:30 a.m. Ash Wednesday Mass at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church located on California Avenue. more »»

New Cumberland buildings to come down

February 10, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — Three downtown New Cumberland buildings that have been described as eyesores are coming closer to coming down. more »»

Welfare drug test bill gets Senate OK

February 10, 2016 WHEELING — Legislation requiring the drug testing of welfare recipients suspected of drug abuse passed the West Virginia Senate 32-2 Tuesday, with Minority Leader Jeff Kessler voicing concerns about... more »»

Wellsburg discusses new K-9 unit, teen court

February 10, 2016 WELLSBURG — Efforts to obtain a new K-9 unit for the Wellsburg Police Department moved forward while city officials learned of plans to establish a Brooke County teen court at Tuesday’s Wellsburg... more »»

Chester will evict commercial tenant

February 10, 2016 CHESTER — The City of Chester is seeking the eviction of a commercial tenant, as well as more than $5,000 in back rent. 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 »»


Betty Miller

February 10, 2016 Betty Miller, 95, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at Sienna Woods Nursing Home in Wintersville, OH. more »»

Frank Icuss

February 10, 2016 Frank L. Icuss, 67, of Steubenville, died Monday, February 8, 2016, at his home. He was born September 30, 1948, in Steubenville, the son of the late Louis and Vita Fato Icuss. more »»

Robert Westlake

February 10, 2016 Robert “Bob” Montford Westlake, 97, of Steubenville, OH, passed away quietly Monday, February 8, 2016, at the home of his daughter, Roberta L. Youn. more »»

Esther McClelland

February 10, 2016 Esther G. McClelland, 92, of Richmond, OH, passed away February 9, 2016, at Gables Care Center, Hopedale, OH. more »»

Harry Reynard

February 10, 2016 Harry “Ace” Reynard 88, of Follansbee, WV, formerly of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away January 29, 2016. more »»

Local Sports

Blue Dons are off to OUE

February 11, 2016 WEIRTON—Tavon Jeter kicked it into “beast mode” Wednesday night and helped Madonna earn a berth in the OVAC Class 1A championship game. more »»

Toronto falls to Caldwell in last-second letdown

February 11, 2016 TORONTO — Toronto’s Riley Keirsey played the part of Grant Hill to perfection. Unfortunately, Nathan Karaffa couldn’t quite pull off the part of Christian Laettner. more »»

Kobe, LeBron share court as Cavaliers beat Lakers

February 11, 2016 CLEVELAND (AP) — With 20,000 fans roaring, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James hugged and seemed to be in a world of their own. “It was just a lot of mutual respect,” James said of the embrace. more »»


February 11, 2016 FUS men lose STEUBENVILLE — The Franciscan University of Steubenville men’s basketball team dropped a 76-62 decision to Penn State-Altoona Wednesday evening on Kuzma Court inside Finnegan Fieldhous. 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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