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Celebrating new year

The Weirton Red Hat Sassie Lassies met at Undo’s in Weirton to celebrate the start of 2019. Attending were, front, from left, Bonnie Courtney, Queen Ruth Dalesandri and Connie Norwood; seated, Carolyn Drizake, Patty Channing, Betty Cotrill, Diane Plesa, Judith Mikula and Diane Pastoric; and ...

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Weirton Kiwanis Club to hold quarter auction on Jan. 27 WEIRTON — The Weirton Kiwanis Club will be holding a quarter auction on Jan. 27 at Undo’s Restaurant in the Holiday Inn, 350 Three Springs Drive. Doors open at 12:30 p.m., and the auction starts at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $5, ...

Classes for beef producers detailed

School is in session this winter for beef producers. The Ohio State University Extension in Jefferson, Harrison and Carroll counties is offering a Tri-County Beef Management School on Feb. 19, Feb. 25 and March 4. Each session begins at 7 p.m. and will cover a variety of topics, from ...

ECE students shadowing local sites

BLOOMINGDALE — Early childhood education students at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School will spend nine weeks gaining some experience by shadowing local facilities. Seniors Emily Manley and Brooke Mitchell will assist teachers and gain more hands-on learning outside of the vocational ...

Women’s golf news

Spring Hills Ladies Golf League Officers of the Spring Hills Ladies Golf League held an executive meeting at the home of President Debbie Phillippi, where along with Vice Presidents Judy Galbraith and Lina Caputo, Secretary Eleanor Kindsvatter and Treasurer Mary DiMichele, planning for the ...

Campus news

Wheeling Jesuit University The following area students were named to the fall dean’s list at Wheeling Jesuit University: Kacey Toto, Rikki Allen, Adena; Caroline Fodor, Weirton; Alexandra Arnott, Chester; Anne Frankovitch, Weirton; Felicity Nolder, New Cumberland; Sarah Booth, Alyssa ...

Conducting maintenance

U.S. Navy Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Sabrina Chwalek of New Cumberland conducts maintenance on life preservers aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) in the Bab al-Mandeb Strait on Jan. 7. The Chung-Hoon is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of ...

Knights support trip to March for Life

The Weirton Knights of Columbus Council No. 3734 donated $450 to Madonna High School for their bus trip to Washington, D.C., for the annual March for Life held Friday. The council applauds the students and all those involved for supporting the pro-life movement, a spokesperson noted. On hand ...

Valentine’s Craft Extravaganza Feb. 10 at Blessed Sacrament

WINTERSVILLE — The 10th-annual Valentine’s Craft Extravaganza for St. Vincent dePaul Ministry will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 10 at Blessed Sacrament Church’s social hall, 852 Main St. “This event offers a unique opportunity for our community to support the local craftspeople as ...

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Pine Grove UMC plans dinner fundraiser for Jan. 26 HAMMONDSVILLE — Pine Grove United Methodist Church is hosting a spaghetti and meatball dinner to be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 26 at the Saline Township Complex in Hammondsville. Patrons can dine in or get take-out. Cost is by ...

Church sermon topics

¯ Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Best If Used By ____” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “The Time Has Come.” - Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Let’s Go Home,” morning service; “Alive Unto God,” evening ...

Bob Brew is Master Gardener of the Year

NEW CUMBERLAND — Bob Brew was named Master Gardener of the Year by the Tri-State Area Master Gardener Association, which is sponsored by the West Virginia University Extension Service in Hancock County. A resident of Chester, Brew is a third- generation gardener. “My grandparents raised ...

Point-in-Time Count scheduled Tuesday

STEUBENVILLE — The number of homeless people that there are in Jefferson County is a number that will get increased attention come Tuesday. Spearheaded by the Jefferson County Coalition on Housing and Homelessness, the annual Point-In-Time Count involves representatives of local service ...

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Steubenville Saddle Club postpones banquet Saturday STEUBENVILLE — In response to a forecast of inclement weather, the Steubenville Saddle Club is postponing its 2018 awards banquet that was to be held Saturday evening at the Four Seasons Community Center, which is located in the former ...

N. Cumberland receives ‘Make It Shine’ award

NEW CUMBERLAND — West Virginia’s Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan program has once again recognized the Keep New Cumberland Beautiful group with its 2018 “Make It Shine” award. The city won its first state award in 2007 and has since won nine more times. This year marks the ...

Steubenville native writes ‘groundbreaking production’

COLUMBUS — Shadowbox Live in Columbus, the largest resident ensemble theater company in America, is presenting a limited run of its groundbreaking production, “F#(k Cancer: The Musical,” penned by Steubenville native Jimmy Mak, the show’s head writer. It opens tonight and continues ...

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Dunbar Recreation Center to hold first MLK celebration WEIRTON — The Dunbar Recreation Center, located at 300 Kessel St. and Weir Avenue, will hold its first Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Monday with the observance featuring two events. The first will be a march honoring ...

Weir High School All-School mini-reunion held in Florida

Alumni from Weir High School gathered recently in Orlando, Fla., for the 2019 all-school mini-reunion. Thirty-one Weir High graduates, along with 20 spouses, attended the gathering. On hand were, first row, from left, Linda Keller Zierold, Class of 1965; Wilma Vidas Dankovchik, 1947; George ...

Relay seeks countywide participation

STEUBENVILLE — Area residents pumped about participating in the 2019 Jefferson County Relay for Life met Jan. 8 at Eastern Gateway Community College to forge ahead with details related to making the American Cancer Society fundraiser a local success. Co-chairs Emily Russell and Tom Simmons ...