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Church news from throughout the area

Christmas luncheon Dec. 7 for Church Women United WEIRTON — Church Women United will hold their Christmas luncheon at 11 a.m. Dec. 7 at Cove United Presbyterian Church, located at 3404 Main St. Contact Betty Virtue for information. Cathy Cooper is the unit president. Annual Holiday Expo ...

Church sermon topics

¯ Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Splish, Splash.” ¯ Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Let Hope Well Within Us.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “Faith, Praise and Prayer.” - First Christian Church, ...

Gingerbread houses a holiday tradition

TORONTO — Doris Matyas has made a lot of gingerbread houses in the past 20 years or more. It started as an at-home family holiday activity with her granddaughters, but in more recent years, it’s blossomed into something much more. It’s a highly anticipated community event that not ...

Community news from around the area

Museum open to visitors as part of holiday attractions STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Historical Association is again a part of weekend holiday festivities involving the Steubenville Nutcracker Village and Advent Market. Located at 426 Franklin Ave., the museum will be open for ...

‘Together We Care’ raises more than $27,000

STEUBENVILLE — The 2018 “Together We Care” soccer tournament/cancer fundraiser has officially closed the books on what was another outstanding yea, generating more than $27,000. The sixth-annual event was held Oct. 6 but ran throughout the month of October, which is Breast Cancer ...

Community happenings from throughout the area

Country Friends announces entertainment schedule COLLIERS — Country Friends will host Light Touch on Friday and US on Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Police Lodge Road, Colliers. The doors open at 6 p.m., the dance starts at 7 p.m., and the hall closes at 10 p.m. for both ...

Veterans celebrated

Lancia HealthCare recently celebrated Veterans Day at the Villa Vista across from the Fort Steuben Mall, honoring more than 50 veteran residents and families from Villa Royale and Villa Vista who served their country. More than 200 people attended the event that included a performance by the ...

Museum open house Saturday

The Hancock County Museum, located at 1008 Ridge Ave., New Cumberland, will be hosting an open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, offering visitors a step back in time as they visit the Victorian home decorated for the holidays in a period theme. “You will be treated to dulcimer tunes, a ...

War Memorial Building ribbon-cutting set

STEUBENVILLE — Urban Mission Ministries will hold a ribbon-cutting at 10 a.m. Friday at the former War Memorial Building in celebration of the progress made on its newest shelter and resource center. “We want to open it up to let the public see what has already been done,” said the Rev. ...

Community news from throughout the area

Quarter auction Sunday to aid American Cancer Society STEUBENVILLE — Steppin’ for Sisters, a team involved in the Jefferson County Relay for Life, will be holding a fundraiser quarter auction on Sunday at Four Seasons Ministry, formerly the Pleasant Hill Elementary School, 129 School St. ...

Camera club competition winners picked

The Upper Ohio Valley Camera Club has announced the November competition winners to the theme “Autumn Scenes.” Winners are: First place, John Hanish; second, Karen Felix; and third, Anissa Wellington. The open category winners are: First place, Andy Tindor; second, Barb Momyer; and third, ...

Community news from around the area

Ohio Valley Youth Network set to meet Thursday STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Youth Network will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Thursday at the Sycamore Youth and Community Center, located at 301 N. Fourth St. The meeting will feature “three phenomenal guests from Youngstown,” who ...

Toronto Legion Auxiliary helps the troops

Members of the Toronto American Legion Post 86 Ladies Auxiliary sponsored a Halloween party Oct. 27 at the post to raise money for Christmas for the troops. The auxiliary has held different fundraisers through the years to send 75 to 100 stockings filled with items for troops overseas. This ...

Place in chess competition

Members from the Fellowship of the Pawns youth chess club competed Nov. 18 in the 2018 Pennsylvania State Game/15 Championship. Teammates Phillip Rawson, right, and Caleb Bier, left, competed in the scholastic section and took first and second place, respectively, with Phillip going undefeated ...

New Cumberland Lions Club members receive honors

NEW CUMBERLAND — President Tom Stiles presided at a recent meeting of the New Cumberland Lions Club where the winning ticket was drawn for the handmade quilt, a fundraiser for the club. Local resident Bonnie Burskey was the winner. Rick Tinsky offered the prayer, and Tom Tate led in ...

Community news from around the area

Alpha Tau Chapter ADK gets women’s health presentation NEW CUMBERLAND — The Alpha Tau chapter (WV) of Alpha Delta Kappa, international honorary organization for women educators, held its November meeting at Trinity United Methodist Church in New Cumberland with President Amanda Fisher ...

Mingo Woman’s Club salutes veterans

MINGO JUNCTION — The GFWC Woman’s Club of Mingo Junction held its November meeting at the Mingo Senior Citizens Center with President Sharon Cole-Isner extending the welcome. Opening ceremonies were led by Shelly Bateman, Cheri Carpico and Southeast District President Pat Ketzell, a ...

Serving others

Representatives of the Connect Youth Ministry of the Wintersville Parishes served a Thanksgiving dinner for anyone in the community who was in need. It was held Nov. 19 at Urban Mission Ministries’ Unity Kitchen. With some of the youth are adult volunteers Karen Aulet, left; Bobbyjon Bauman, ...

Starkdale to present eighth-annual live nativity

STEUBENVILLE — The eighth-annual Live Nativity at Starkdale Presbyterian Church in Steubenville is scheduled for Dec. 9 with six presentations repeated every half-hour starting at 5 p.m. The final one begins at 7:30 p.m. The live nativity is an indoor/outdoor production about the birth of ...

A look at church news from throughout the area

St. Thomas Episcopal Church holiday bazaar is today WEIRTON — St. Thomas Episcopal Church, located on Three Springs Drive, will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. Homemade soup and sandwiches will be available for sale, and there will be a bake sale. Quarts of ...