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Doesn’t want coronavirus pandemic to hinder help for Community Bread Basket

Tommy Charnie, a sophomore at Brooke High School and a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church and the Greek Catholic Union, wanted to give back to his community. With the help of the Greek Catholic Union, he decided to organize a drawing for an Easter ...

Community news from around the area

Drive-in worship services for Easter weekend canceled Stay-at-home orders have impacted plans for three drive-in style church services that had been planned in the area. The cancellations include: - Crossroads Christian Church, Winter Drive-In, Winersville, April 11. - Ohio Valley ...

Signs of an annual observance

A Caring Place Child Advocacy Center representatives Amy Lingerfelt, left, advocate and bookkeeper, and Marisa Bortz, director and advocate, stand by a sign near the Jefferson County Courthouse that acknowledges April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. “It shouldn’t hurt to be a child,” the ...

Blessings from the bishop

The Laurels of Steubenville was among area nursing homes that received a special blessing recently from Bishop Jeffrey M. Monforton of the Steubenville Diocese. “We were so honored that Bishop Monforton would think about our facility during this time of confusion and great uncertainty,” ...

Sycamore Center offering ‘35 Days of Hope’ concerts

STEUBENVILLE — An opportunity to hear uplifting music daily by local talent and support the Sycamore Youth Center is a two-fold benefit of “Thirty Five Days of Hope Sycamore Sings,” according to Bobbyjon Bauman, the center’s founder and director. “We will be presenting 15-minute ...

Center providing student meals

STEUBENVILLE — With local schools not be serving meals over spring break, the Sycamore Youth Center at 301 N. Fourth St., will be filling in the gap by providing take-out bag lunches to children in grades kindergarten through 12, according to Bobbyjon Bauman, the center’s founder and ...

Church sermon topics

- Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Who Do You Say I Am?” (10:45 a.m., www.finleyumc.org.) - First Church of Christ, Scientist, Steubenville: “Unreality.” - Sugar Grove United Methodist Church, Toronto: “Jesus: Our Passover Lamb.” (Changing online service service to ...

A special message

The Easter cross is on display once again at the Grafton farm in the Pleasant Hill area of state Route 213, Steubenville. Beginning Saturday and continuing through April 13, the message will be illuminated from 8 p.m. until midnight. The message “We Will Prevail” and the cross constitute ...

Community news from around the area

CARROLLTON — Because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the Delta Kappa Gamma/Alpha Mu Chapter, Carroll and Jefferson counties, has canceled meetings for April, May and June. The next meeting, which will be led by Carolyn Kibble, will be an organizational board and committee chair ...

Salvation Army responds to coronavirus pandemic

STEUBENVILLE — “We know that people who may not have used our pantry before will need to in the coming weeks,” predicts Lt. Erik Muhs pastor/corps officer of the Salvation Army of Steubenville at 332 N. Fourth St., along with his wife, Barri Vazquez-Muhs. “People who are hard-working, ...

Community news from around the area

DAR Fort Steuben Chapter gets briefed on JAC winners WEIRTON — The Fort Steuben Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met March 14 for a noon luncheon and business meeting at Giovanni’s Restaurant in Weirton. The invocation was given by Nancy Valles with the Pledge of ...

Former Weirton resident Bernice Matijevich turns 100

VENICE, Fla. — The family of former Weirton resident Bernice Matijevich honored her with a luncheon in celebration of her 100th birthday. Guests attended from Florida, North Carolina and West Virginia to honor Matijevich, who lives in Venice, Fla., and was born March 17, 1920, in White ...

Mingo Knights make donation

Mingo Knights of Columbus Council 4361 made a donation March 28 to Project Bay Six in Mingo Junction to help feed local students out of school because of the coronavirus. Initiating a text meeting, Grand Knight Shawn Zarych consulted with trustees Bill Della Penna and Don Temple, Financial ...

Art association news

Llelia Buffone, membership chairman of the Steubenville Art Association, participates in the Steubenville Art Association artists’ open studios at Eastern Gateway College, where members gather to share art-making time and fellowship. She is a self-taught artist who started painting years ago ...

4-H project involves sewing face masks

STEUBENVILLE — Some Jefferson County 4-H members are using extra time on their hands being home from school because of the coronavirus to help a greater cause — making nonsurgical protective face masks to help those on the front lines. That includes 12-year-old Mya Keenan of Bloomingdale, ...

Community briefs

U.M.W.A. Local 1304 cancels April meeting HOPEDALE — The United Mine Workers of America Local 1304 has canceled the Saturday regular meeting. The tentative date for the next regular meeting, which will include the election of the delegate for the convention, will be May 2 at Capraro’s ...

A helping hand

Pictured are some of the members of the Christian Brotherhood of Second Baptist Church, located at 717 Adams St., Steubenville, who helped with repairs to a handicap ramp for Connie Blackwell. The ramp’s need for repairs caught the attention of William Hendricks and Kym Morgan, the drivers of ...

Brooke Library encourages participation in ‘Big Read’

Those finding themselves spending much of their time at home can join thousands of others in taking part in the Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club, which will take place next week, said officials with the Brooke County Public Library. The library is among more than ...

Campus News

Bethany College BETHANY — Bethany College has announced the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the fall semester of the 2019-20 school year. Local students are: President’s List: Amanda Casto, Wellsburg; Brooke Provenzano, New Cumberland; and Hanna Williams of ...

Drive-in services a worship alternative

Church drive-in? That’s what a few local houses of worship are holding in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus resulting in church closures for the time being. Sunday will bring the second time for the outdoors, stay-in-your-car service for Impact Church in Weirton and Brooke Hills Free ...