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Razing of former Patrick’s Restaurant gets board approval

BARNESVILLE — The possible razing of the former Patrick’s Restaurant is moving to the next stage after the proposal received approval from the Barnesville Board of Architectural Review. The owner of the building — located on the corner of Chestnut and Main streets — submitted a ...

Democratic Party leader stepping down

STEUBENVILLE — The leader of the Jefferson County Democratic Party has chosen to step down, citing work-related commitments he felt kept him from devoting sufficient time to the role. “If I can’t dedicate myself 100 percent to something, I’d rather let it go,” said Robert Martin, ...

‘American Pickers’ filming again in West Virginia

THE HISTORY Channel documentary series “American Pickers” is returning to West Virginia this March, with skilled antique pickers searching the Mountain State for valuable antiques. The show, a History Channel staple since 2010, features Mike Wolfe as he travels the country looking for ...

Bridgeport School District releases honor roll

Principal’s List 12th Grade Mason Aberts Madison Criswell Colin Jackson Kyle Kerns Conner Otte Emma Pittner Jayden Ray Quinn Stopski 11th Grade Jayla Finsley Abigail Howell Katelyn Hunt Campbell Kropka Madison Matusik DaVonte Smith Brooke Stewart 10th ...

Local businesses donate lights to Ferry rec center

T-L Photo/CARRI GRAHAM Martins Ferry Mayor John Davies stands below as Paul Jeffries, owner of FX Moments, installs new lights that were donated by Mark Sambuco, owner of Psycho Sound LLC, into the gymnasium of the Martins Ferry Recreation Center. Davies said the lights will add to the ...

Brown discusses bipartisan TRAIN Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, D-OH, held a press conference call to discuss his recently passed Technical Reset to Advance the Instruction of Nurses or TRAIN Act. Brown was joined on the call by Nate Brandstater, the president of Kettering College, a health ...