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Community news from around the area

New Cumberland School Reunion set for July NEW CUMBERLAND — The 2018 New Cumberland School Reunion will be held in July. A pizza party will be held July 20 at the school, beginning at 6 p.m. A picnic will begin at 1 p.m. on July 21 at the No. 1 shelter in Tomlinson Run State Park. The ...

Library programs, activities detailed

STEUBENVILLE — The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County has scheduled the following programs and activities: Adena Branch, (740) 546-3782 Adults: Book Club will meet for discussion on June 18 at 5:30 p.m. Call to join. Children: “Libraries Rock! and so does the ...

Seminar on fraud, identity theft

The Greater Weirton Senior Citizens Center and Hancock County Savings Bank partnered to provide an educational seminar on fraud and identity theft to the local community. Hancock County Savings Bank President Catherine Ferrari opened the seminar that included other speakers and was attended by ...

Wellsburg Kiwanis applaud Key Club members

WELLSBURG — The Wellsburg Kiwanis Club took time at its May 23 meeting to recognize members of the Brooke High School Key Club for their community service and to present its annual scholarship to Brooke graduate Ashley Eby. In addition to being the school’s valedictorian, Eby was ...

Community news from throughout the area

Memorial tribute to veterans Thursday at Paris Cemetery PARIS, Pa. — “A Memorial to All Veterans of All Wars” will be the theme of a dedication of a memorial flag site set for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Paris Cemetery. “The proposed memorial of 1883 has finally come to fruition after ...

Rally set for Saturday

In counties throughout West Virginia on Saturday there will be Pro Second Amendment Rallies, including in Hancock County at 11 a.m. at the corner of Penco Road and Pennsylvania Avenue at the Shop and Save shopping center. Everyone is welcome to come and support your 2nd Amendment rights, ...

Steubenville Woman’s Club installs officers

STEUBENVILLE — Officers to lead the OFWC/GFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville for the 2018-20 term were installed during the June 4 luncheon and business meeting held at the YWCA of Steubenville. The installation was conducted by Pat Ketzell, president of the Southeast Regional District of ...

Community news from throughout the area

Flag Day retirement services Thursday at Wintersville post WINTERSVILLE — The Stevens-Christian Memorial American Legion Post 557 in Wintersville will hold its Flag Day retirement services on Thursday, beginning at 6:30 p.m at the shelter behind the Post. Preceding the services will be ...

Campus News

Geneva College Stephen Maus of Weirton and Justin Loughrie of Wellsburg were named to the spring dean’s list at Geneva College. John Carroll University Franco Carapellotti and Adrianna Deptula, both of Steubenville, graduated from John Carroll University. Slippery Rock ...

Women’s golf news

BLACKMOOR The Blackmoor Ladies League played “Select Drive” on June 4. Winners of the event were Lori DeFallo in first place, Ruth Lamantia in second and Signa Findlay took third. Kathi Moore had low putts. Proximity prizes were awarded to Cheryl Black, closest to the pin on hole No. ...

Campus news

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Courtney Brancazio of Weirton graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine with a degree of doctor of osteopathic medicine. While at WVSOM, she received a Silver TOUCH Recognition for community service for 2015-16. ...

Juneteenth Festival on June 22-23 celebrates African-American heritage

STEUBENVILLE — Second Baptist Church, 717 Adams St., will present its second-annual Juneteenth Festival celebrating African-American heritage from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on June 22 and 23. A community-oriented event open to the public, the festival will be held on South Eighth Street-Short to ...

Church news from throughout the area

St. Joseph the Worker plans annual three-day garage sale WEIRTON — St. Joseph the Worker Church is organizing its annual garage sale to be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June Thursday through Saturday. The three-day sale will be held in the St. Joseph Grade School Gym (Dube Dome), 151 ...

Church sermon topics

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “You Can Call Me Al.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: National Youth Day, guest speaker Vaughn Foster. -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “The Family of Jesus.” -- Covenant ...

Vacation Bible Schools

Rush Run Community Chapel RAYLAND — Rush Run Community Chapel, 1983 county Road 17, Rayland, will hold its Vacation Bible School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 30 through Aug. 3. The theme will be “Jungle River Adventure.” For information, call (740) 733-6223. Bell Chapel United ...

Eagle Scouts recognized

The Ohio River Valley Council Chapter of the National Eagle Scout Association held its annual picnic June 3 and recognized two outstanding Eagle Scouts — Tom Cook, left, and Rick Greenwood. Cook is the Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 82 in Glen Dale, W.Va., and Greenwood is the Scoutmaster of ...

Community news from around the area

Annual Dice Run, Pledge Ride Sunday to benefit MDA WINTERSVILLE — Neidengard’s Harley-Davidson 16th-annual Dice Run and Pledge Ride that has raised more than $440,000 in his 15-year history for the Muscular Dystrophy Association will be held Sunday. The ride begins at Neidengard’s ...

Second show of the season Sunday

It was a chilly start to the Steubenville Saddle Club's 2018 show season when the first one was held April 29 at the club grounds located on state Route 152 N., Richmond, as participants and observers shivered their way through the event that included a variety of classes, from halter to ...

DAR winners recognized

Jefferson County Christian School students who were Daughters of the American Revolution Fort Steuben Chapter essay contest winners on the local, state and national level were, front, from left, Megan Rouse, Julia Anderson, Angela Wendt, Christina Recznik, Philumena Miravalle, Rachelle ...

IACC meeting includes scholarship awards, plans for ‘Summer Serenade’

WINTERSVILLE — Scholarships were awarded at the May 21 meeting of the Italian American Cultural Club, held at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. There were six $1,000 scholarships presented with the club awarding five and the family of the late Craig Petrella awarding the other. The ...