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Women’s golf news

BLACKMOOR LADIES LEAGUE The Blackmoor Ladies League played “Throw Out Your Worst Two Holes” on July 9. Kathi Moore took first place and Cheryl Black, second. Tammy Cox won closest to the pin on hole No. 3. Brenda McCloskey had long drive on hole No. 8. Lori DeFallo took low putt ...

Campus news

John Carroll University Adrianna Deptula of Steubenville was named to spring dean’s list at John Carroll University. West Liberty University The following area students were named to the spring dean’s list at West Liberty University: Rachel Krems, Ashley Sherman, Bethany; Edward ...

Three Franciscan Sisters make their perpetual profession of vows

TORONTO — Three sisters with the Franciscan Sisters, Third Order Regular of Penance of the Sorrowful Mother made their perpetual profession of vows on June 30 at Father of Mercy Chapel in Toronto at the community’s motherhouse. Bishop Jeffrey Monforton of the Diocese of Steubenville ...

Church news from around the area

Greater Zion to host two-day Christmas in July expo STEUBENVILLE — Greater Zion Temple Family Worship Center, 500 N. Fifth St., Steubenville, will host a two-day Christmas in July Expo from noon to 6 p.m. July 29 and from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on July 29. Vendors will include LuLaRoe, Sweet ...

Vacation Bible Schools

Richmond United Methodist RICHMOND — “Rolling River Rampage” will be the theme of Vacation Bible School sponsored by the Richmond United Methodist Church, 112 S. Sugar St. It will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on July 22-26. For information, call (740) 765-4957. Rush Run Community ...

Church sermon topics

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “You Found What?” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Pre-Destination! Free Will?” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “Sin and Its Consequence.” -- Finley United Methodist ...

Brilliant Lions award scholarships

BRILLIANT — The two scholarship recipients from Buckeye Local High School receiving a monetary award were present at the Brilliant Lions Club dinner meeting to tell of their education plans and thank the members for their donation toward their education. Brianna Pasco will be attending ...

Community news from around the area

Greater Weirton Senior Center has rummage sale, activities WEIRTON — The Greater Weirton Senior Center, 3425 Main St., is hosting a daily rummage sale as part of its activities. The sale runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and features clothes, dishes, jewelry, watches ...

Volunteer applauded

Steubenville resident Mary Beth Bauer, center, recently was presented with a plaque by Columbiana and Jefferson Counties Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Bauer has volunteered with RSVP since 2012 and has logged more than 2,700 volunteer hours. She volunteers at Historic Fort Steuben where she ...

Wellsburg Oil Can Derby winners

Trophies were presented to the 34 children who competed in the Wellsburg Oil Can Derby, including the top four finishers in two divisions. Winners of the stock division, for racers and vehicles weighing no more than 215 pounds combined, were: Dakota Martin, first place; Marlee Ewusiak, second; ...

Support for picnic

Supported by a contribution from First Choice America Credit Union, the Weirton Steel 25-Year Club will stage its 72nd-annual women and men’s summer picnic from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 21 at the Serbian Picnic Grounds in Weirton. On hand for the donation were, front, from left, Kenneth ...

Community news from around the area

Harrison County Beekeepers organizing July 21 seminar SCIO — Kirsten Traynor will be the guest speaker at the Harrison County Beekeepers seminar, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 21 at Scio United Methodist Church, 117 Maple Ave. Traynor will cover topics that include, ...

Five generations

Five generations are represented with great-great grandmother Freeda Randolph Wurschum Enochs of Brilliant holding 2-month-old Ethan Riley Wurschum, who are joined by, back, from left, Kenneth “Nick” Wurschum, grandfather; Cody Riley Wurschum, father; and Ken Wurschum, great-grandfather.

FOP helps Young Marines

The Fraternal Order of Police, Weirton Lodge No. 84 recently made a $250 donation to the Tri-State Young Marines. The Tri-State Young Marines will be sending two of its members to Navajo Code Talkers Day events in Window Rock, Ariz., in August. There, approximately 100 Young Marines from units ...

Community news

Summer food service program beginning July 30 in Weirton NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock Co. 4-H Foundation has announced its sponsorship of the federally funded summer food service program. Breakfast and lunch are open to all children, ages 18 years and under, who would like to ...

Toronto observes its 200th birthday

Cake and ice cream, and hospitality and history were offered to those who visited the Main Street Museum at 210 Main St., Toronto, on Saturday. The occasion was the 200th birthday celebration of the founding of Toronto, originally Newburgh. What a gem of a museum in a Jefferson County ...

Wintersville Woman’s Club installs officers, plans programming topics

WINTERSVILLE — While summer brings a hiatus from its monthly meetings, the Wintersville Woman’s Club looks ahead to a 2018-19 club year with a meeting set for Thursday for the programming committee to continue work on monthly speakers. Programming details also were addressed when officers ...

Community news from around the area

Woodland Garden Club celebrates 60th birthday STEUBENVILLE — The Woodland Garden Club met July 5 at the home of Eleanor Drazich in The Barn for their annual picnic and celebration of the organization’s 60th birthday. President Verna Smolinsky presided at a brief business meeting where ...

Vacation Bible Schools

East Springfield Church of the Cross EAST SPRINGFIELD — The East Springfield Church of the Cross, state Route 43, has Vacation Bible School under way this week, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today through Friday. “Shipwrecked VBS: Rescued by Jesus” is the theme of the outreach for ...

Family Reunions

DaGrava The descendants of Pete and Anna DaGrava held their 35th-annual family reunion on June 23 with their last living child, Marie DeLibera, 95, attending. Hosting this year’s reunion at Hamstead, Md., were John and Heather Rathbone. Approximately 30 individuals attended. Officers ...