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Church sermon topics

¯ Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “When the Road Doesn’t Match the Map.” ¯ Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “The Alpha and Omega.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “The Eternal God,” Part Three. - First ...

Guest speaker

Jefferson County Prosecutor Jane Hanlin was the guest speaker at the Nov. 15 gathering of representatives of the 3DYouth Mentoring Group, the Sycamore CommUNITY Youth Choir and the Ambassadors Mime Group. The presentation held at the Sycamore Youth and Community Center in Steubenville focused ...

Spinning Jenny on their way to Nashville

Spinning Jenny is finding there’s lots to be thankful for. The trio of native Mingo Junction Balzano sisters — Julia, 22; Talia, 18; and Angelina, 16 — shared “big news” with fans through their Facebook page in recent weeks. “We are thrilled to announce that after our audition ...

Steubenville Art Association members earn awards

STEUBENVILLE — Four out of six participating Steubenville Art Association members recently were presented awards at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts, located at 461 Robinson Drive SE, New Philadelphia. They included Bill Koch of Dennison, Tuscarawas County Art Guild president, and ...

Community Happenings From Throughout the Area

Country Friends announces entertainment schedule COLLIERS — Country Friends will host Owl’s Choice tonight and Country Friends 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 ...

Weir High Class of 1951 offers helping hand

WEIRTON — The Weir High School Class of 1951 has been faithful to hold reunions every five years. “We had our last one about two years ago,” explained Dorothy Herkle, reunion chairman, of the 2016 get-together that marked the class’ 65-year reunion. It was attended by about 60 ...

Holiday Splendor grand prize drawing

The 17th-annual Holiday Splendor sponsored by the OFWC Woman’s Club of Wintersville and set for Dec. 2 at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville, will include a special grand prize drawing for a pair of diamond earrings and a watch, which are displayed by club member Pat Daily and donated by ...

Helping others

Members of the Jefferson County Women’s Club have been busy with Christmas activities, including at the Schiappa Branch of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County with items donated from Edison High School and Indian Creek Middle School used to stuff 53 large stockings for ...

Community news from throughout the area

Library offering variety of programs and activities STEUBENVILLE — The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County has announced the following programs and events planned at its various locations, including: Adena Branch, (740) 546-3782 Children: Make a craft on Monday at ...

Special outing

The Red Hat Sassie Lassies met recently at Mario’s Restaurant in Weirton, including, seated, from left, Barb Coburn, Marge Phillips, Charlene Brown, Nancy Conkle, Carolyn Drizake, Diane Pastoric and Ruth Dalesandri; and standing, Judith Mikula, Diane Plesa, Margie LeMasters, Carla Colson, ...

Steubenville club pays tribute to veterans

STEUBENVILLE — The OFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville will be entertained by Steubenville High School’s jazz band as part of the organization’s Christmas party meeting that will be held Dec. 3. The noon luncheon gathering will be held at the YWCA of Steubenville with President Carlotta ...

Students help feed the hungry

Eighth-grade students from St. Joseph the Worker School in Weirton used their community service time to assist other volunteers at Community Bread Basket. “We are here to help out in our community and help those who may be struggling to put food on their table,” noted Hannah Buterbaugh as ...

Scouting for Food

Cub Scout Pack 415 in Steubenville recently held Scouting for Food to collect nonperishable goods and collected 237 items to be donated to a local food pantry. Members include Daniel Moss, Blake Kniszek, Aiden Kniszek, Bryce Tipton, Logan Plante, Camden Toy, Jack Barnes, Graham Taylor, Jace ...

Community news from around the area

Unionport OES Chapter gets state recognition UNIONPORT — Unionport Chapter No. 360 was named “Outstanding Chapter” at the statewide meeting of the Grand Chapter of Ohio, Order of the Eastern Star, held recently in Sandusky. The award, which was presented Sept. 29, recognized chapter ...

‘Fashion to the Maxx’ for Weirton club

WEIRTON — Some attending the GFWC Weirton Woman’s Club fundraiser event on Nov. 11 wore more than one outfit. But that’s because they were busy changing from one thing into another in their roles to model clothing from T.J. Maxx in Steubenville as part of the “Fashion to the Maxx” ...

CWU observes World Community Day

WEIRTON — “Reaching for Wholeness in Harmony with God’s People” was the theme of World Community Day held Nov. 2 at Paris Presbyterian Church and sponsored by Church Women United of Weirton. There were 42 attending, representing 14 churches. “Just as different voice and ...

10th-annual Thanksgiving dinner Tuesday

The Order of A.H.E.P.A. Hancock Chapter No. 103 will be sponsoring the 10th-annual Thanksgiving dinner for the children and staff of the Weirton Christian Center and Dunbar Recreation Center, according to President William Davidson. Chairman Steve Psaros has announced it will be held Tuesday at ...

Library launching Book-to-Action program

STEUBENVILLE — Registration is under way for the Book-to-Action program being launched in December by the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County. But participants can start reading now. “Book-to-Action takes a book beyond discussion and puts it into action with related ...

Church news from throughout the area

Holiday craft show today at Saline Township Complex HAMMONDSVILLE — Pine Grove United Methodist Church will hold its annual holiday craft show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Saline Township Complex in Hammondsville. Santa and a children’s craft table will be featured from 11 a.m. ...

Camera club presents awards

WINTERSVILLE — The Upper Ohio Valley Camera Club announced key award winners during its annual banquet held Nov. 4 at Two Ridges Presbyterian Church. Singled out as photographers of the year were Andy Tindor, first place; Barb Momyer, second place; and Anissa Wellington, third place. The ...