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Kent State University Kent State University recently conferred degrees to summer graduates during virtual commencement exercises Aug. 15. The university awarded 228 associate degrees, 616 bachelor’s degrees and 351 graduate degrees to students. Of the 351 bachelor’s degree students ...

Church sermon topics

- Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Watching and Waiting,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: Minister Darrin Holt, guest preacher. - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “Unopened Gifts.” - Finley United Methodist ...

Community briefs

Gun drawing fundraiser to benefit Boy Scouts Council WINTERSVILLE — A gun drawing fundraiser will benefit the Ohio River Valley Council Boy Scouts of America. It is being sponsored by Precision Tire and Alignment, located at 91 Maplewood Ave., Wintersville. A live drawing will be held ...

Polish Athletic Club helps Sycamore Center

The Polish Athletic Club donated a check for more than $1,500 Monday to benefit the Sycamore Youth Center, 301 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, a presentation that involved, from left, Bobbyjon Bauman, center founder and director; Kelly Jeffers, the center’s newly hired director of student ...

Community news from around the area

Sycamore center now has student development director STEUBENVILLE — The Sycamore Youth and Community Center recently announced the hiring of a familiar face to the part-time position of director of student development, a first for the center located at 301 N. Fourth St. Bobbyjon Bauman, ...

Pumpkin carving competition results

WINTERSVILLE — Jefferson County 4-H held its first pumpkin carving competition recently, with members ranging in age from 5 to 16 and representing various clubs participating in the event. Winners spanned many categories from scariest to most original for more than 30 entries. All ...

Donation benefits Faith and Light

Baci Carpico, left, past state deputy of the Ohio Knights of Columbus and a current member of the Ohio Charity Foundation, recently presented a $1,000 check to Marybeth Coleman, second from left, correspondent of the Faith and Light community at Holy Family Church, Steubenville. With them are ...

Help for Bay Six Project

The Mingo Knights of Columbus Council 4361 made a donation to the Mingo Junction-based Bay Six Project to aid in the mission’s effort to help the less fortunate during the holiday season. Shawn Zarych, grand knight, left, made a presentation recently to Bobby Westfall, founder and president ...

Community news from around the area

Woman’s Club of Steubenville makes donations to charities STEUBENVILLE — The Woman’s Club of Steubenville has not been meeting this season because of coronavirus restrictions. However, the club maintains its dedication to community organizations and their needs, a spokeswoman ...

Sycamore Youth Center to host ‘Old-Fashioned Country Christmas’

STEUBENVILLE — The Sycamore Youth and Community Center will be hosting its third-annual “Old-Fashioned Country Christmas” concert on Dec. 10, beginning at 7 p.m. “This year the concert will take place virtually and will not be open to the general public but only to family members of ...

‘Heart & Home Holiday’ virtual party set

PITTSBURGH — The Joe Beretta Foundation is having its first virtual event on Dec. 5, beginning at 7 p.m. The “Heart & Home Holiday Party” will be hosted by Santa himself and will respect social distancing. Patrons can attend the holiday event as an individual, in the privacy of ...

Weirton Knights of Columbus make donation

The Weirton Knights of Columbus Council No. 3734 recently donated $250 to the Community Bread Basket in Weirton to assist the charitable organization with purchasing turkeys to be distributed to families for the Thanksgiving holiday. From left are Knights of Columbus members Rich Sherensky, ...

Brilliant Lions aid in Toys for Tots campaign

BRILLIANT — The Brilliant Lions Club met recently in the regular meeting room with masks worn and social distancing observed. There were 15 members present. Butch Ford presided, and Glen Dennis gave the dinner prayer. Ford announced a Zone 7 meeting would be hosted by the Richmond Lions ...

Community news from around the area

Salvation Army launches virtual kettle campaign STEUBENVILLE — The Salvation Army of Steubenville has launched a virtual red kettle campaign to accommodate those who may want to give but won’t be at their physical sites throughout the area. The virtual kettle campaign goal is $5,000, ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “The Quadrilateral — A Weird Methodist Word,” virtual service only at www.bellchapel.org. - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Here Comes the Judge,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, ...

Rotary Club of Brooke County supports efforts to feed hungry

WELLSBURG — The Rotary Club of Brooke County has lent assistance to area efforts to feed the hungry. The group recently donated $500 for the Wellsburg food pantry operated by St. John Catholic Church while making plans to team with many other Rotary clubs in a food drive. Robert Paysen, a ...

Community news from around the area

Stuff the Bus outreach set for Dec. 1 STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville City Schools has begun preparing for the fifth-annual Stuff the Bus campaign. “Stuff the Bus” will be held on Dec. 1, the National Day of Giving. The bus will start at Steubenville High School and make its way ...

Madonna Student Council helps CBB

When students at Madonna High School were informed of the needs of Community Bread Basket in Weirton to provide Thanksgiving and Christmas food items for those less fortunate, the school’s Student Council proposed a fund drive. “This donation is a typical Madonna High School process. When ...