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Auction to aid Tomlinson Run State Park Foundation

CHESTER — The Tomlinson Run State Park Foundation will be holding a quarter auction on Saturday at the Chester City Building. Doors open at 1 p.m., and the auction will start at 2 p.m. Bidders are required to buy one $5 paddle and have the option of purchasing up to two additional paddles ...

10th anniversary for school house museum

STEUBENVILLE — The 10th anniversary of the Pleasant Hill School House Historical Museum will be observed Saturday, with the public welcome to attend the festivities planned at 3125 state Route 213, Pleasant Hill. A decade has passed since the restoration and preservation of the museum were ...

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Harrison Coal, Reclamation Historical Park event May 12 CADIZ — The 24th-annual Harrison Coal and Reclamation Historical Park dinner-auction will be held May 12 at Sally Buffalo Park’s Wallace Lodge, 100 College Way, Cadiz. The guest speaker will be Allen Dieterich-Ward, author of ...

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Today’s community page offers some candid photos I took at the VIP reception held Thursday at Catholic Central High School’s cafeteria for The Herald-Star Speaker Series guest John Quinones, newsman and longtime anchor of ABC’s “What Would You Do?” After the reception, Quinones spoke ...

Community calendar

Today Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon, 7 p.m., Wheeling College, Whelan Hall, 316 Washington Ave., Wheeling. Alcoholics Anonymous, Sunday Morning Awareness Group, open discussion, 10 a.m., Trinity Medical Center East staff conference room; information, (740) 266-5081; As Bill Sees It ...

Women’s golf news

SPRING HILLS LADIES GOLF LEAGUE Spring Hills Ladies Thursday Evening Golf League will hold its opening day “Welcome Back Scramble” on Thursday. All former members and new members are welcome to participate and are asked to arrive between 4:45 p.m. and 5 p.m. President Mary Arehart ...

Successful Youth Retro Night held

The Youth Retro Night dinner concert held April 8 at First Westminster Presbyterian Church in Steubenville attracted an audience of approximately 175 and generated $4,000 to benefit the Ohio Valley Youth Network/Sycamore Youth and Community Center. There were 21 youth performing at the event ...

Church news from throughout the area

Ministry’s baby shower to benefit county agency TORONTO — The First Presbyterian Church of Toronto’s yarn ministry will host a baby shower on April 29 to benefit the Jefferson County Department of Job and Family Services. A luncheon will be held at 12:30 p.m. in the church dining ...

Church sermon topics

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Oops I Didn’t See You There.” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “I Am the Shepherd.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “A Divine Afternoon Walk.” -- Covenant Presbyterian ...

New Cumberland Lions Club makes Chevron presentation

NEW CUMBERLAND — President Don Deemer presided at the New Cumberland Lions Club’s April 10 meeting where he presented Rick Tinsky with a Chevron for being a Lion with 15 years of service. Tinsky offered the prayer, and Russ Flanigan led in opening exercises. Several thank-you notes in ...

Fidelis Gamma Chapter installs new officers

WEIRTON — The Fidelis Gamma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa International Honorary Teachers Sorority met April 5 at Williams Country Club. President Ruth Fuller presided, welcoming members and Alpha Delta Kappa State President Ginger Greene, who installed new chapter officers for ...

School helps Hounds Haven

Buckeye North Elementary School donated $433 from its annual Hounds Haven fundraiser to benefit the no-kill animal shelter in Smithfield. Students purchased 1,008 paw print cookies and also contributed dog food for the facility during the collection in March, while a check was presented to an ...

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Variety of programs, activities offered at library branches STEUBENVILLE — A variety of programs and activities have been planned at the various locations of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, including the following: Adena Branch, (740) 546-3782 Adults: Cookbook ...

JVS prom royalty

The Jefferson County Joint Vocational School crowned seniors Alexis Peach and Cody Christopher prom queen and king on April 14. The event was held in the school commons with the theme “Masquerade Ball.”

Weirton Woman’s Club welcomes essay winners

WEIRTON — The Weirton Woman’s Club enjoyed an ice cream social at its April meeting at the Mary H. Weir Public Library. President Diana Durst welcomed members and guest Carol Hicks. First Vice President Sandra Robbins gave the inspiration and led members in opening exercises. Students ...

Adena Lions to hold ‘Bridge to Broadway’ show Friday, Saturday

ADENA — The Adena Lions Club is putting the finishing touches on its 68th-annual minstrel show which will be held Friday and Saturday at Buckeye West Elementary School in Adena, both nights with a 7:30 p.m. starting time. “Bridge to Broadway” is the theme and will feature some of the ...

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Toronto Senior Citizens welcome new members TORONTO — Doris Matyas presided at the April 12 meeting of the Toronto Senior Citizens, welcoming John and Sharon Sims as new members. Mary Alice Meyer gave the blessing for the covered-dish dinner, gave devotions and led the members in ...

2018 Ag Baby

During Ag Week in March, the Jefferson County Farm Bureau celebrated Agriculture with several activities. The Ag Book of the Year, "John Deere, That's Who," was read to first-grade classes around the county by Farm Bureau volunteers, and a copy of the book was donated to each school library. In ...

Special outing

The Weirton Red Hat Sassie Lassies met recently for a special outing to the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center at 3149 Main St., Weirton, to enjoy its displays and a box lunch dinner. Attending were, seated, from left, Diane Plesa, Patty Channing, Diane Pastoric, Queen Ruth Dalesandri and ...

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IACC looks to scholarships, ‘Summer Serenade’ June 23 WINTERSVILLE — “A Night at the Races” was the theme of the April Italian-American Cultural Club meeting held at St. Florian Hall where a “Derby Hat” contest was held along with a “Spin the Birthday Wheel.” The ...