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Bill to make sure children get medical care signed into law

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump last Thursday signed U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Rob Portman’s, R-Ohio, bipartisan bill to improve health outcomes and care coordination for children with complex medical conditions who are on Medicaid into law. “When children have ...

Donation for therapeutic horseback riding

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Shaw Farms Equine and Therapeutic Center recently was the beneficiary of a $300 donation. Jerry Dolman, president of Sleep Inn and Suites of Belmont, presented the donation of almost $300 to Jeannine Shaw, CEO of the stables, prior to a therapeutic riding class last ...

Bright Promise students collect eggs

Photo provided SCHOOL OF Bright Promise preschooler Addisyn Perry gets some help from volunteer Trinity Porreca, a freshman at Steubenville High School, during an Easter egg hunt while classmate Sophia Jobes looks on. The hunt held on April 17 kicked off spring break and students took ...

Town & Country Market kicks off May 1 in Flushing

FLUSHING — The Town and Country Outdoor Market at Sunni Rae’s is slated to kick off its season starting May 1. Sunni Rae Scott, owner of Sunni Rae’s, which is an antiques and collectibles shop in Flushing, said the market includes vendors selling various wares, baked good, vegetables, ...

UL students paint Easter eggs

Photos Provided UNION LOCAL Schools Spanish class students display their Easter egg projects. Winners included: 1st Place: The Carnival by Mollie Hamilton and Paoli Roberts; 2nd place: Greys Anatomy by Dakotah Verbeck; 3rd place: Sandlot/The Magic Moment by Kimerlyn Violet; 4th place: Smurfs ...

Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Groundbreaking

WHEELING — A monument that will serve as a tribute to the families and relatives who sacrificed a loved one for our freedom came a step closer to becoming a reality at Wheeling’s Veteran’s Memorial Amphitheater as an official groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon with ...

Bridgeport BOE hires new supervisor

By KIM NORTH Times Leader Staff Writer BRIDGEPORT — Anthony Eden was introduced as the new maintenance/transportation/custodial supervisor in the Bridgeport Exempted Village School District during Wednesday’s board of education meeting. A Bellaire resident, Eden comes to the district ...

Homeowners at risk by not calling 811 before digging

COLUMBUS – More than 40 percent of homeowners planning to dig for a DIY project will put themselves in danger by not call 811 before beginning, according to a survey conducted by the Common Ground Alliance. Digging without knowing the location of underground utilities can result in serious ...

Level Up Health and Wellness opens

MORRISTOWN — The Level Up Health and Wellness shake and fitness shop in Morristown is a fun and great place to begin your path to a healthier lifestyle, according to owner Lakesha Warfield. She says it is “your one stop shop for the No. 1 meal replacement shake, energizing teas, and ...

Career connections made in Wheeling

WHEELING — Employers want to hire dependable and capable workers, and they acknowledge the search for these employees is getting more competitive. Job-seekers turned out Wednesday for the 2019 Career Expo, “Connection To Your Future” at WesBanco Arena. The event was sponsored by The ...

Harrison County eligible for $400k under CHIP program

CADIZ — A second public hearing was held on Wednesday at the Harrison County Courthouse, giving citizens the opportunity to voice any concerns on the county’s proposed application to the Ohio Development Services Agency for funding under the Community Development Block Grant, Small Cities ...

Buckeye Local NHS inductees

Photo provided SHOWN HERE are Buckeye Local High School Panther Chapter of the National Honor Society’s newest members. They include, front from left, Halie Marshall, Alexis Scott, Brooke Roski, Alyssa Lingenfelter and Brooke Carpico. Middle row, from left, Conrad Schuetz, Jenna MacAlister, ...

Belmont College holds Student Awards banquet

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Belmont College recently hosted its annual Student Awards Banquet at the Belmont Hills Country Club in St. Clairsville. The purpose of this event was to recognize students for academic excellence and student leadership. “This banquet is always a wonderful time of ...

OU receives share of pilot program grant

COLUMBUS – Ohio University is one of five public universities to receive a share of a $2.5 million OhioCorps pilot program grant administered by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Funding will be used to provide at-risk secondary students with guidance and positive role models that ...

Wheeling council approves spending $3.7 million on infrastructure upgrades

By ALEX MEYER For The Times Leader WHEELING — City Council approved spending for a number of projects at its meeting Tuesday, totalling about $3.7 million and involving various infrastructure upgrades. The body voted unanimously to approve five spending ordinances, including about $1 ...

St. Clairsville Middle School honor roll

EIGHTH GRADE PRINCIPAL’S LIST Deanna Goudy, Catherine Gunning , Chazz Harding, Andrea Horton, Madison Mercer, Natalie O’Donnell, Zoey Russell, Madison Sadler, Dalton Taylor, Hunter Toplovich, Juliana Unterzuber, Andrew Vera, Rileigh Wood, Jocelyhnn Zucco SEVENTH GRADE ...

Commissioners recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month

T-L Photo/ROBERT A. DEFRANK The Belmont County Board of Commissioners recognizes April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month on Wednesday with staff from the Tri-County Help Center. Pictured are Commissioner Josh Meyer, from left, legal advocate Eddie Carpenter, sexual assault program coordinator ...

Senator Brown unveils legislation to cut taxes for Ohio workers & families

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ahead of tax day Monday, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, last week introduced the Working Families Tax Relief Act. Brown’s tax cuts would benefit 4 million Ohioans, including 1.7 million children in the state. At a time when wages are stagnant and the cost of child ...

St. C. Art Walk in April

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Main Street through the city will be alive with music, painting, handcrafting, pottery, performances and other forms of artistic expression for the city’s first Art Walk, slated from 5:30-8 p.m. April 25. Local talents are invited to show off what they can do. St. ...

Mailing tips for tax day in Martins Ferry

MARTINS FERRY — With the deadline for filing tax returns rapidly approaching, the United States Postal Service reminds last-minute filers to pay special attention to collection box pick-up times and post office retail hours on Monday. Post Offices in Ohio will be open regular business hours ...