Community

SPECIAL RECOGNITION — The Bethany Community Recreational Association recently recognized Helen Moren and Russ Schwertfeger for their years of service to the group and Bethany Park, which it oversees and maintains. From left, Moren, Schwertfeger and his son, Russell “Rusty,” were on hand for the naming of the park’s ballfield in Schwertfeger’s honor and the dedication of a tree for Moren.
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Longtime Bethany Park volunteers honored

BETHANY — Two longtime members of the Bethany Community Recreational Association were honored by the group for volunteer efforts that have helped to better Bethany Park, which is overseen and maintained by the organization. The park’s ball field was named for Russ Schwertfeger in ...

NEWLY PURCHASED — Schiappa Branch Manager Ralph Parissi, left, and Alan Hall, director of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, stand by the new 3D printers at the Schiappa branch that are now available to the public. The library system received money from the PNC Charitable Trust to purchase the printers.
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Purchase of 3D printers adds to library system’s services

STEUBENVILLE — Books, DVDs and magazines are what you expect to find when visiting a public library. Now add 3D printers to the list of services available at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County. The PNC Charitable Trust awarded $12,500 to the library to purchase two, ...

Community news from throughout the area

Steubenville Woman’s Club to kick off meetings Sept. 7 STEUBENVILLE — The OFWC-GFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville will launch its 2017-18 club season on Sept. 7 at a new location — Scaffidi’s Restaurant and Tavern in Hollywood City Center. The noon luncheon and business meeting ...

Women’s golf news

BLACKMOOR LADIES LEAGUE The Blackmoor Ladies League played a select drive event Aug. 21. Lucy Karaan and Cheryl Black were the winners of the event with a tied low score. Black also had low putts. Brenda McCloskey had long drive on hole No. 8. Denise Augustine had closet to the pin on the ...

Community calendar

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. Meeting changes and updates should be directed to Janice Kiaski, Herald-Star community editor, at jkiaski@heraldstaronline.com or (740) 283-4711, ext. 346.) Today Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon, ...

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Check presentation

Baci Carpico, past state deputy of the Ohio Knights of Columbus and a member of the Knights Ohio Charity Foundation, presented a check for $6,660 to Michele A. Santin, director, Diocese of Steubenville Office of Catholic Charities and Social Concerns. With them is Ruth Ann Turner, diocesan ...

Faithful Women’s Conference is Sept. 9

WEIRTON — The upcoming fourth-annual Faithful Women’s Conference will be a day of music and sharing stories of how God works in people’s lives. “Then you know the truth and the truth will set you free” is the theme of the event to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 9, according to ...

Church news from throughout the area

Homecoming celebration for Shaffer Chapel A.M.E. BLOOMINGDALE — Shaffer Chapel African Methodist Church (McIntyre) will celebrate 198 years of ministry at its “Just Go Home” celebration set for Sunday at the church, located at 1216 township Road 191, Bloomingdale. The 11 a.m. ...

Church sermon topics for Sunday

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Commitment.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “What Have You Learned?” -- Empire United Methodist Church: “The Cross.” -- Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “God’s Wisdom in ...

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Springfield High School Class of 1956

Members of Springfield High School’s Class of 1956 recently held a picnic to celebrate their 61-year reunion, which was held at the home of Jim and Ann Wiley in Amsterdam. Class members also will meet in October at Ponderosa in Carrollton and in December at Classic 57 in Minerva. Those ...