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July 23, 2014 BELLAIRE - The Sons of Italy are out in force to make their contribution to the annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festival, and this time, many have volunteered to share their family recipes. more »»

YTR group questions rec funds

July 23, 2014 QUESTIONS about the distribution of recreation funds granted by the Jefferson County commissioners arose Tuesday night during a YTR (Yorkville-Tiltonsville-Rayland) Coalition meeting in Tiltonsville. more »»

Citizens’ Action Group making plans

July 23, 2014 BELLAIRE - The Bellaire Citizens’ Action Group has several upcoming items on its agenda. Most significantly, the group will host a yard sale in the City Park on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 8 a.. more »»

Sommer receives Furbee Award

July 23, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Eastern Ohio Alumni Chapter of Ohio University has named Mr. Keith A. Sommer as the 2014 Austin C. more »»

Mumps, measles outbreaks are slowing down

July 23, 2014 OHIO HAS been experiencing outbreaks of two infectious diseases – mumps and measles – within the last year. more »»

Dead body found

July 23, 2014 MARTINS FERRY — A man was found dead near the railroad tracks just north of Center Street. more »»

Semi rollover

July 22, 2014 more »»

Judge Fregiato hands down sentences

July 22, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE - Monday saw several pleas entered and sentences handed down in Belmont County Common Pleas Court. Judge Frank Fregiato presided. Ryan Donald Anderson, 34, 137 E. South St. more »»

St. C council leases land

July 22, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE - The city council made a vote during their Monday council meeting to accept a bid from Rice Energy to lease the city acreage. more »»

Satellite office ready to serve

July 22, 2014 BARNESVILLE — The new Belmont County Veterans Service Commission satellite office in Barnesville is now open and ready to better serve the veterans of Belmont County. more »»

Coal Development Committee approves funding

July 22, 2014 COLUMBUS—State Rep. more »»

Three of six head to court on drug charges

July 22, 2014 WOODSFIELD — Three of the six men recently arrested on drug charges by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office have waived their preliminary hearings and have been bound over to the next session of the... more »»

Cadiz Fire

July 22, 2014 more »»

Final approval given for Ormet purchase

July 22, 2014 HANNIBAL — Ohio Rep. Jack Cera, D-Bellaire, hopes officials with Niagara Worldwide will do their best to rekindle the cold Ormet aluminum smelter, now that the company’s $25. more »»

Mall Road project moves forward

July 21, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE - A key step was taken in the planned Mall Road construction project during a Friday meeting of the Belmont County Transportation Improvement District. more »»

Tuition at most Ohio universities to rise again

July 21, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tuition at 11 of Ohio’s 13 traditional, four-year public universities will rise this fall. more »»

OR&W preps for annual Fireman’s Festival

July 21, 2014 SHADYSIDE — The Ohio River and Western Fire District will hold the annual Shadyside Fireman’s Festival, which will run from July 30 to Aug. 2. Events will start at 5 p.m. more »»

Jamboree in the Hills comes to a close

July 21, 2014 MORRISTOWN — A strong lineup and nearly ideal weather resulted in yet another Jamboree In The Hills being deemed a huge success Sunday afternoo. more »»

US working on case against Russia on downed plane

July 21, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Video of a rocket launcher, one surface-to-air missile missing, leaving the likely launch site. Imagery showing the firing. Calls claiming credit for the strike. more »»

Kerry returns to Mideast to push for cease-fire

July 21, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. more »»

Liberatore earns prestigious honor with drug firm

July 20, 2014 AKRON -- Ty Liberatore distinguished himself as a three-sport star at St. John Central in the mid 1990s. He is now doing the same in the business world. more »»


Belmont County Commissioners Meeting July 23, 2014

Meetings held every Wednesday in the court house at 10 a.m. more »

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