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Donation made

The First Christian Church of Weirton, represented by Janet Ford, left, outreach chair, recently donated five cases of peanut butter and jelly to the Weirton Elementary Backpack Program, which was accepted by Shanna Early, program coordinator, Weirton Elementary. Backpack food programs provide ...

Community news from around the area

Mount Carmel’s M.O.V.E.R.S. plan ‘March Man-ness’ events STEUBENVILLE — Mount Carmel Community Baptist Church’s M.O.V.E.R.S. Ministry is presenting a “March Man-ness” men’s prayer breakfast and fundraiser in addition to a spring revival series. M.O.V.E.R.S. is an acronym ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Love Is ________!” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Seven Up.” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Extreme Makeover.” - Calvary Community Memorial Baptist Church, Steubenville: “A Divine Heritage.” - ...

‘Pop for a Cop’ seeking support

STEUBENVILLE — The Sycamore Youth Center will be hosting the second “Pop for a Cop” bash on Feb. 29 as a relationship-building event between youth and law enforcement and a show of appreciation for their service, according to organizers. The event begins at 1 p.m. at the center, located ...

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Library announces variety of programs and activities STEUBENVILLE — The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County has announced the following programs scheduled at its various locations: Main Library, (740) 282-9782 Adults: Learn how to use the library’s free database, ...

Sassie Lassies have outing

The Red Hat Sassie Lassies met recently at Dee Jay’s in Weirton, including, seated, from left, Mary Louise Danek, Patty Channing, Connie Norwood, Diane Pastoric and Joan Weaver, and standing, Barb LaPosta, Sheila Falk, Shirley DeLuca, Carla Colson, Angela Reinard, Queen Ruth Dalesandri, Nancy ...

Farmers’ Breakfast Series on Feb. 21

STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio State University Extension will host the next session of its ongoing Farmers’ Breakfast Series on Feb. 21 at the OSU Extension Jefferson County office, located in suite 512 at 500 Market St., Steubenville. The monthly sessions began in January and continue through ...

A Happy Valentine’s Day hillside message

Some people might send cards or flowers in observance of Valentine’s Day, but there’s a larger-than-life hillside Cupid greeting visible to travelers of state Route 213 in the Pleasant Hill/rural Steubenville area. And that message is about 170 feet tall and 70 feet wide, spelled out in ...

Community news from throughout the area

Wellsburg Elks Lodge contest winners announced WELLSBURG — The Wellsburg Elks Lodge has announced six Brooke High School students have advanced to the state level of the Elks National Foundation’s Most Valuable Student college scholarship competition. They are: John Bober, Matthew ...

Coalition planning second-annual cancer survivor dinner

The Toronto Coalition for Revitalization will host the second-annual cancer survivor dinner, which will be held March 19 at the Karaffa Recreation Center, formerly known as the Karaffa Elementary School in Toronto. The social time starts at 6 p.m. followed by the dinner provided by Manfred’s ...

‘Souper’ success

Carriage Inn of Steubenville hosted its second-annual “Souper Bowl” Challenge on Jan. 31 with four area high schools participating and competing for a $250 cash prize, including Indian Creek, Steubenville, Toronto and Edison. Several other individuals also contributed soup, but only the ...

Steubenville Township Trustee elected second vice president of state board

COLUMBUS — Steubenville Township Trustee Scott Fabian was elected second vice president of the Ohio Township Association Board of Directors during the 2020 Ohio Township Association winter conference, held Feb. 5-8 at the Columbus Convention Center. The 20-person OTA Board is headed by a ...

Democratic Women install officers

WEIRTON — The Hancock County Democratic Women will hold their first meeting of the new year on Feb. 17 at Giovanni’s Family Restaurant, Pennsylvania Avenue, with dinner beginning at 5 p.m. for those who desire to eat. The business meeting will get under way at 6 p.m. While the group ...

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Baked steak dinner fundraiser set for Saturday in Unionport UNIONPORT — Wayne Township Community Center in Unionport will be the site of a fundraiser dinner from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. The meal is baked steak, mashed potatoes, noodles, green beans, salad, drink and homemade pie. ...

WVFDW Day at the Legislature detailed

CHARLESTON — Hundreds of Democratic women from around West Virginia will come together at the State Capitol Complex on Feb. 17 to participate in their annual W. Va. Federation of Democratic Women’s Day at the Legislature and to celebrate 100 years of the Women’s Right to Vote. The 2020 ...

February events at Mary H. Weir Library

WEIRTON — Several February events at the Mary H. Weir Public Library, 3442 Main St., have been announced by Nikki Jagela, children’s program services specialist. They include the “Weir” Building Lego Club on Feb. 18 from 6-7:30 PM. It meets the third Tuesday of each month between ...

Great Backyard Bird Count can include local volunteers

Tri-State Area residents can join with volunteers from around the world in being a part of the 23rd-annual Great Backyard Bird Count. This year’s count begins on Valentine’s Day, Friday, and continues through Feb. 17. Volunteers count the birds they see for at least 15 minutes on one or ...

Cooking classes with Chef Greg

STEUBENVILLE — Even though the first Fresh Start Cooking Class of the new year is history, it’s not too late to get on board for the other five. The free classes are being held every Thursday, beginning at 1:30 p.m., and continue through March 12. The classes are led by “Chef Greg” ...

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Jefferson County Relay for Life plans Touch a Truck community event STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Relay for Life leadership team and team captains will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Eastern Gateway Community College in room 2100 to continue plans for the main relay event and a new one, ...

Officers elected

The 2020 officers for Cross Creek Tomahawks are, front row, from left, Gabby Bodo, Katherine Riley, Mallory Birney, president, J.P. Wilson, Ava Aftanas and Avery Kittle; and back row, Gia Bruzzese, Carter Graziano, Bella Prolago, Bryden Kittle and Luke DiNovo. Officers were elected when the ...