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Hancock County Museum to be site of Dec. 10 event featuring carolers, singalong, readings WEIRTON — The Hancock County Museum Commission met Nov. 2 at the museum with Vice President Janet Keller leading in the pledge to the flag. The executive board met before the meeting to ...

Collection under way for Operation Christmas Child shoebox mission

National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts is under way through Monday at four local churches designated as drop-off sites. The local spots are among the 5,000 drop-off locations across the United States for Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse ...

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Friday deadline for orders for cabbage rolls, pierogies WEIRTON — Friday is the deadline to place orders for the frozen, uncooked cabbage roll and cheese and potato pierogie sale, sponsored by St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. The cost for six cabbage rolls is $18, and the cost of a dozen ...

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Christmas service project

Members of the GFWC/OFWC Jefferson County Women’s Club donated, in conjunction with the Indian Creek Middle School Junior National Honor Society and the Edison High School Beta Club, collected toiletries and other items for delivery for Christmas to active servicemen, via Boatsie’s Boxes, a ...

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Holiday bazaar Saturday in Weirton

St. Thomas Episcopal Church, located at Three Springs Drive, will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Soup, sandwiches and desserts will be available for sale. Patrons can dine in or get takeout. There also will be a Christmas bake sale; Christmas crafts; a drawing ...

PRESENTATION — New Cumberland Garden Club President George Hines accepted the district garden club award on behalf of the club. It was presented by  W. Va. State Garden Club President Carolyn McCafferty.
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New Cumberland Garden Club receives district award at event

NEW CUMBERLAND — Two members of the New Cumberland Garden Club recently attended the state garden club’s fall district meeting held in Paden City, W.Va. Club President George Hines and club Secretary Milli Hines were among the 30 state garden club members who represented the Old Trails ...

RINGING THE BELL — Veterans Day in Richmond brought the ringing of the old schoolhouse bell outside the Crew House Museum on Main Street when the clock noted 11 a.m. Nov. 11. The bell was rung by veterans Don Swickard, left, vice president of the Richmond Community Historical Society, event organizer, and Korean War veteran Tom Grimm, who at 62 years is the longest serving member of the Richmond American Legion Post 740, Honored Seven. 
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Richmond service honors veterans

RICHMOND — In the midst of a frigid morning chill, Veterans Day was observed in the village Saturday during an outdoor ceremony organized by the Richmond Community Historical Society. Dan Vojvodich, past commander of the Richmond American Legion Post 740 Honored Seven, addressed the ...

CHECK PRESENTED — Pupils at St. Paul Catholic School in Weirton raised $2,006.93 through the Student Series program, Pennies for Patients, for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Student Series. Among those celebrating the effort’s outcome  were, from left, Deena Tomshack, principal; fifth-grade pupils Tommy Boyd, Brian Charles, Grace Glover and Melesse Wiersbicki; and Jill Mullens, school nurse. 
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St. Paul Catholic School pupils join fight against blood cancer

WEIRTON — Leukemia affects more children than any other cancer, so the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Student Series program provides a meaningful way for children to help children, with a local school being testimony to that. The programs engage millions of students from thousands of ...

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Mingo Knights of Columbus plan annual memorial Mass MINGO JUNCTION — The Mingo Knights of Columbus Msgr. Joseph F. Dooley Council No. 4361 will be celebrating its annual memorial Mass beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Agnes Church in Mingo Junction. Refreshments will follow the ...