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Hike Saturday at Beatty Park STEUBENVILLE — Beatty Park in Steubenville’s South End will host a spring wildflower hike beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday. Participants should meet at the playground. John Boileigh and Flora Verstraten-Merrin will take walkers through the park and identify ...

Harrison senior prom court

Harrison Central High School will be hosting its prom on Saturday with the promenade beginning at 6 p.m. and continuing until 6:45 p.m. at the school’s main entrance. All spectators must remain outside, and no one is allowed indoors except attendees. Masks must be worn, and spectators must ...

Harrison junior prom court

Harrison Central High School will be hosting its prom on Saturday with the promenade beginning at 6 p.m. and continuing until 6:45 p.m. at the school’s main entrance. All spectators must remain outside, and no one is allowed indoors except attendees. Masks must be worn, and spectators must ...

Mingo club members plant pinwheels

The GFWC Woman’s Club of Mingo Junction planted blue pinwheels at the southern entrance to town in observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month marked in April. Members also planted the blue pinwheels in front of the Municipal Building and turn-around in town. Members of the club planting the ...

Community news from around the area

‘State of Minority Health’ virtual series Friday has cardiovascular disease theme STEUBENVILLE — “The State of Minority Health,” a four-part virtual health series in observance of Minority Health Month in April, continues Friday with a presentation by cardiologist Dr. Anthony ...

Geranium sale continues

Members of the Toronto Beautification Committee recently gathered at the city’s Gazebo Commons area to plant flowers. The volunteer group includes, seated, from left, Jessica Winters, Macy Gibbs and Doris Matyas, president; and standing, Gail Komar, Susan Greiner, Patty Ralston, Mary Ann ...

Community news from around the area

Business trainer, serial entrepreneur at free event Friday at Sycamore Center STEUBENVILLE — Todd King, an Ohio Valley area native who has trained, coached and spoken for the biggest names in the business world, will be hosting a free event Friday at the Sycamore Youth Center located at 301 ...

Edison hosting virtual Family Literacy Night Wednesday

HAMMONDSVILLE — The Edison Local School District is making reading fun with a sports-themed virtual Family Literacy Night on Wednesday. District Assistant Superintendent Julie Kireta said activities will take place online through Google Meets from 6-7 p.m. and is aimed at Stanton and John ...

‘Designing a Life You Love’ topic for club

WINTERSVILLE — Author, speaker and Aging Awesomely coach Sherrie Dunlevy was the guest presenter for the Wintersville Woman’s Club’s first gathering in months since COVID-19 concerns shut down the normal rhythm of groups meeting routinely. And that seemed fitting, given the Wheeling ...

Church sermon topics

- Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Is It Finished?” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “The Reality of the Resurrection, Part Two, The Cover-Up.” - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “The Encouragers.” - Covenant ...

Community news from around the area

Holy Trinity Philoptochos topics are festival, charities STEUBENVILLE — The Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church’s Philoptochos Society held its dinner meeting on April 1 at the Steubenville Country Club with Vice President Rana Levenderis presiding. Under old business, Levenderis ...

Successful egg hunt

About 75 community children turned out to enjoy perfect weather conditions for participating in an Easter egg hunt Saturday at Aracoma Park in Mingo Junction. The John “Wiz” Fabian Memorial Easter egg hunt was co-sponsored by Scott Fabian and the Mingo Knights of Columbus Council 4361. ...

4-H News

Cross Creek Tomahawks A Zoom meeting brought together members of the Cross Creek Tomahawks on March 21. Gabby Bodo led the meeting with eight members participating. Four new members were welcomed. The club had three teams participate and place in the Iron Chef competiton. J.P. Wilson, ...

Featured artist at the fort

Robert Martin of Steubenville is the Steubenville Art Association featured artist for April with works on display in the lobby of Historic Fort Steuben’s visitors center at 120 S. Third St., Steubenville. Watson has six new oil paintings on display, ones which feature the airplanes of the ...

Special library visitors

Assistant Library Director Katie Hildman renewed a library card for state Rep. Ron Ferguson, R-Wintersville, on Tuesday at the Main Library of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County. State Sen. Frank Hoagland, R-Mingo Junction, and Ferguson visited the Main Library as part of ...

4-H window decorating, Iron Chef winners listed

STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County 4-H Clubs celebrated Ohio 4-H Week March 7-13 by decorating local storefronts to spread the word about everything 4-H has to offer. The 2021 top 10 windows were: Free Spirits and Appalachian 4-Hers, first-place tie; Town and Country, third; Purple Circle, ...

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Mammogram screening for women 40 and older STEUBENVILLE — The “Mammograms & Lunch” women’s mammogram screening being held as part of the Minority Health Month observance in Jefferson County is for women age 40 and older. Age information in a story on Monday’s community page ...

Weirton club gets center update

WEIRTON — The Weirton Woman’s Club, a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of West Virginia met in March for its general meeting. President Jeanne Amidon welcomed members and guests. Patty Kaminski gave the inspiration. The program for the evening was presented by ...

Part of the ‘Egg’ team

Although Orthodox Easter isn’t until May 2, that didn’t stop members of the All Saints Greek Orthodox Philoptochos from playing Easter Bunny to children at the Weirton Christian Center and the girls at Brooke Place, Family Connections with nearly 500 eggs distributed between the locations. ...

OGS Jefferson County Chapter kicks off lecture series April 25

STRATTON — The Jefferson County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society, has announced its free lecture series schedule will kick off later this month. The chapter’s office is located at 501 Fifth St., Stratton, and is open only on Thursdays from noon to 4 p.m. as of March. Check the website ...