Members of the Jefferson County Republican Party commemorated the opening of the party’s headquarters at 1518 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville. Staffed by party volunteers, the new headquarters will serve as the “go-to place” for individuals to pick up political signs and literature, learn more about and get involved with the party, register to vote and apply for absentee voting, said Brian Moffat, a member of the party’s executive and central committees. Operating hours will be posted on the party’s website, On hand for the opening were, from left, Tom Timmons, central committee treasurer; Ron “Jake” Kleineke, Jefferson County commissioner Republican primary candidate; Don Materniak, executive committee; John Puch, central and executive committee member; Brian Scarpone, party chair; the Rev. Nate Freeman, central committee chair; Andrew Plesich, Jefferson County clerk of courts; Eric Timmons, Jefferson County commissioner; Kimberly Hahn, central committee vice chair; Moffat; and Tyra Timmons, executive committee treasurer.

GOP headquarters