Look at the Past 5/7/22

Look at the Past 5/7/22

Beech Point SchoolBy Susan Adams Beech Point School in Athens Township was located at the top of a hill on State Route 9, two miles east of New Athens. General George Custer taught here before going to West Point (Custer graduated from Hopedale College). Other...
Castro arraigned

Castro arraigned

BY ROBERT AMABILEHarrison News-Herald Reporter CADIZ — After several weeks of waiting, Benjamin Castro was served his indictment. The 33-year-old Steubenville resident met Judge T. Shawn Hervey via video conference for his arraignment on Tuesday. Castro has been...
Tappan Marina Opens Its Doors

Tappan Marina Opens Its Doors

TAPPAN – Even though the restaurant will not officially open till next year, the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) opened the newly renovated Tappan Marina to the media this morning to display the finished product. And what the public can expect is...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF OCTOBER 4, 2021 State Route 151 closure: SR 151 is closed south of Hopedale at Rose Valley Road (CR 14) for 21 days for a culvert replacement project. During the closure, Rose Valley Road will remain open at SR 151. The detour is SR 150 west to U.S. 250 north,...

Tappan Marina Media Day and Public Open House

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 – Media Day at Tappan Marina 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Members of the media are invited to join us for media day to receive an exclusive tour of the marina and restaurant facility. This will be an opportunity to take photos, video, interview MWCD...

Accident in Cadiz leads to life-flight

CADIZ – A motorcycle accident led to one severe injury where Mario Costanzo Jr. was life-flighted to UPMC in Pittsburgh yesterday afternoon. Costanzo was riding a white Honda motorcycle where he sped past stationary vehicles leading him to crash into the side of...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 20, 2021 New Philadelphia, Ohio (September 16, 2021) – The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways next week in Harrison County. All outlined work is weather permitting. State Route 151 upcoming closure: Beginning...

Commissioners deny Scio annexation bid

CADIZ – This morning the Harrison County Commissioners read through the six articles of the petition filed by the village of Scio for annexing over 700 acres that included the Williams Plant. Though the commissioners were in favor of most of the issues, there...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13, 2021 New Philadelphia, Ohio (September 9, 2021) – The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways next week in Harrison County. All outlined work is weather permitting. State Route 9 upcoming resurfacing project: Work...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 6, 2021 New Philadelphia, Ohio (September 2, 2021) – The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways next week in Harrison County. All outlined work is weather permitting. U.S. 22 pavement repair project:  This work...

Congressman Bill Johnson talks O&G round table

SCIO – U.S. Representative Bill Johnson-R (District 6), stopped to talk about an oil and gas round table discussion conducted at the Williams plant in Scio Monday afternoon. Six different companies were represented, according to Mike Chadsey and the conference...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF AUGUST 30, 2021 New Philadelphia, Ohio (August 26, 2021) – The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways next week in Harrison County. All outlined work is weather permitting. U.S. 22 pavement repair project: Beginning Monday,...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF AUGUST 23, 2021 New Philadelphia, Ohio (August 19, 2021) – The following construction project is anticipated to affect highways next week in Harrison County. All outlined work is weather permitting.   State Route 151 slide repair project: Work is...

OHSP plans OVI checkpoints this week

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced today that troopers will operate an OVI checkpoint to deter and intercept impaired drivers this week. The county where the checkpoint will take place will be announced the day prior to the checkpoint, and...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

  WEEK OF AUGUST 16, 2021   State Route 151 slide repair project: Work is set to begin Monday, August 9, on a slide repair project located 1.5 miles north of U.S. 22. During this work, traffic will be maintained via temporary traffic signals. The completion...