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Foundation makes award

Foundation makes award Leia’s Kids, a locally based nonprofit providing hope and support to area children and their families battling childhood cancer, made its fourth award since having been established in 2017 by two-time cancer survivor Leia Hunt, 18, of Bloomingdale. Leia’s Kids ...

Burgettstown Homecoming court

Burgettstown High School’s Homecoming queen will be selected during halftime festivities Saturday when Burgettstown takes on the Mohawks. Kick-off it at 1:30 p.m. The homecoming parade begins at 11:15 a.m. Serving on the court are, from left, Cassie Hines, Alexis Hart, Maggie Latkovic, ...

Wellsburg Kiwanians have a banner year

WELLSBURG — The Wellsburg Kiwanis Club had much to celebrate at its Sept. 26 meeting at the Wellsburg Moose Lodge. Eric Fithyan, its president elect, said the group has more than doubled its membership and is expanding its school-based clubs to include Brooke Middle School. Fithyan said ...

Community news from around the area

Nominations being accepted for Caregiver of the Year Two area luncheons later this month will honor caregivers in Jefferson and Harrison counties, and nominations for Caregiver of the Year are continuing to be accepted for both events. The Jefferson County Caregiver Appreciation Luncheon ...

St. Stephen’s hosting fundraiser

The parishioners of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church at 284 Lovers Lane, Steubenville, are getting ready for the “Trash to Treasure” and baked goods sale to be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. There will be a variety of household items for sale. Organizing items for ...

Women’s golf news

BLACKMOOR On Oct. 1, the Blackmoor Monday Ladies League played a team event of low gross after each player subtracted her worst hole. The winning team was Lori DeFallo, Tammy Cox and Brenda McClosky. Signa Findlay claimed the prize for closest to the pin on hole No. 3. Cheryl Black ...

Campus news

Kent State University Emily Bodo of Steubenville was named to the summer dean’s list at Kent State University. Shepherd University McKenzie Jo Jones of Chester, a student at Shepherd University, received the Amanda Smailes Memorial Scholarship, which is part of the university’s foundation.

Octoberfest time at St. John Fisher

St. John Fisher Church, located at 7457 State Highway 152, Richmond, will be holding its annual Oktoberfest celebration from noon to 4 p.m. on Oct. 14. The meal cost is $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 3-11; and free for children under 3. The fundraiser also will include a 50/50 drawing and ...

Church news from throughout the area

Presbyterian Church in Cadiz to install new pastor Oct. 14 CADIZ — The Presbyterian Church of Cadiz welcomed the Rev. Alan Jeffries, a native of Shadyside, as its new pastor, effective Sept. 2. Jeffries graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education and ...

Looking for volunteers

Community Bread Basket volunteers, from left, Mike Runkel, Terry Cullinan and Jim Pauchnik with Weirton Mayor Harold “Bubba” Miller, all of whom are 1964 graduates of Madonna High School. Pauchnik is challenging graduates of all local high schools — and social groups as well — to ...

Church sermon topics

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “You Ain’t the Boss of Me.” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “What Is Mankind?” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “Your Hindrance to Greatness.” -- Covenant Presbyterian ...

Literary department officers

Officers for the literary department of the Weirton Woman’s Club recently were installed by Carol Village, left, including, from left, Jeannie Amidon, chairman; Molly Mossor, treasurer; Enid Williams, secretary; and Shirley DeLuca, vice chairman. The installation came on the heels of a review ...

Community news from around the area

Toronto to be new site of 2019 Jefferson County Relay for Life STEUBENVILLE — The 2019 Jefferson County Relay for Life will be held in a new location and return to an extended time frame. The Toronto Jr.-Sr. High School Clarke Hinkle Stadium, 300 Myers St., Toronto, will be the site of ...

Indian Creek Homecoming court

Indian Creek High School’s Homecoming game will be held Oct. 18 when the Redskins play Crestview High School at the Robert Kettlewell Memorial Stadium in Wintersville, beginning at 7 p.m. The Homecoming court includes, from left, Mallory McDonald, Savannah Tilton, Chelsea Connor, Allyson ...

Wellsburg High School Class of 1958 holds 60-year reunion

Members of the Wellsburg High School Class of 1958 gathered for their 60-year class reunion on Sept. 8 at Generations Restaurant in Wheeling. On hand were, seated, from left, Barbara Lilly Lewis, Judy McDonald Kimmel, Clara Jones Jackson, Gretchen Savage, Linda Reeves Greathouse, Donna ...

Community news from around the area

Festival in the Woods returns Saturday to Richmond Park RICHMOND — Festival in the Woods will return to the Richmond Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The fall craft festival was a local staple until it was discontinued several years ago, according to Kim Richardson, committee ...

Karaoke winners

The East Springfield Community Center was the setting Sept. 30 for a karaoke contest that attracted 17 participants who were pared down to nine contestants after the first round. The final three were Alicia Licause, second from right, first place, $100; Brittany Still, second from left, second ...

Community news from throughout the area

East Springfield Center hosting fundraiser dinner Thursday EAST SPRINGFIELD — The East Springfield Community Recreation and Service Center will host its monthly fundraiser dinner from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The menu includes baked chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, ...

Avella Homecoming court

Avella High School's Homecoming festivities will be held Friday with a 7 p.m. kick-off as Avella takes on Benthworth. The king and queen will be crowned during half-time ceremonies. The tailgate party begins at 4 p.m. and the parade at 6 p.m. All events will take place on the Avella campus. The ...

‘Getting to Know You’ theme for BPW

STEUBENVILLE — Members of the Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women’s Club got to know three of its members better during the kick-off meeting held Sept. 18, and that pattern will continue throughout the course of the 2018-19 meeting schedule as the group draws internally from its own ...