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Candids from Bloomingdale’s July 4th

BLOOMINGDALE — Bloomingdale’s two-day July 4 celebration sponsored by the Make A Difference Committee kicked off July 3 with an opening service at Bloomingdale Park by the Rev. Mary Ann Smith, guest speaker. Special music was provided by the Rev. Melody Essex of Shaffer Chapel AME Church ...

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Wintersville Class of 1964 planning August reunion WINTERSVILLE — The Wintersville High School Class of 1964 reunion committee members met recently to finalize plans for the 55-year reunion to be held Aug. 24 at Undo’s banquet hall in Weirton. The casual event will begin at 5:30 p.m. ...

Toronto High School Class of 1979

The Toronto High School Cass of the 1979 held its 40-year reunion on July 5 at the Toronto Eagles. Attending were, first row, from left, Lee Alban, Ginny Kazimir Suriano, Vicki Ramer Shultz, Cindy Karaffa Montgomery, Darlene Graham Mason, Marlene Graham Wolf, Kelly Thompson Phillips, Debbie ...

Paul Sirback

Paul J. Sirback, 61, of Weirton, died Wednesday July 17, 2019, at Allegheny General Hospital. He was born Jan. 11, 1958, in Weirton. He is the son of the late Vincent and Lillian Walley Sirback. Surviving are one son, Joshua Stewart of Martins Ferry, two daughters, Kimberley (Brad) Jones of ...

Women’s golf news

CADIZ At the annual “Guest Day” of the Cadiz Women’s Golf League held July 17, 44 brave player chased away the rains of Hurricane Berry to get 18 holes of golf in. A scramble foursome was play of the day. Golf Chairman Janis Cook announced winners as: First place, the team of ...

Campus news

Mount Vernon Nazarene University Michelle Ogden of New Cumberland and Bethany Richardson of Weirton were named to the spring dean’s list at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

Blessing of first responders

Members of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 604 Colliers Way, Weirton, held the second-annual “Blessing of First Responders” on July 14. “The purpose of the day was to say thank you to our first responders for the difficult job they do every day to protect and keep the community safe,” a ...

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Wellsburg community VBS program starts Monday WELLSBURG — Several Wellsburg churches are working together once again to offer a Vacation Bible School program with this year’s event to be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday through Friday. It will be held at the First Baptist Church of ...

Check presentation

Baci Carpico, right, past state deputy of the Ohio Knights of Columbus and current member of the Ohio Charity Foundation, recently presented a check for $6,660 to Michele A. Santin, center, director, Diocese of Steubenville Office of Catholic Charities and Social Concerns, and Ruth Ann Turner, ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Which Way Did He Go?” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “The Message of the Bible.” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Traveling Light.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “Divine ...

Urban Mission to launch Mobile Summer Food Pantry

STEUBENVILLE — Urban Mission Ministries is taking a new approach to the summer feeding program for children with its first-time launch of the Mobile Summer Food Pantry that will enable it “to go where the children are and reach those who are unable to access healthy food through other ...

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WSX Management Club schedules Monday meeting WEIRTON — The Weirton Steel Management Club meeting will be held on Monday at Giovanni’s Family Restaurant in Weirton, beginning at 5:30 p.m. All members, former members and guests are invited to attend the dinner and social time. SHS ...

Newview CEOS hears program on history of the County Belles

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Newview Community Educational Outreach Service volunteers met July 11 at the Hancock County Senior Center. The lesson of the month, presented by Betty Wagner, was on the history of the County Belles and her experience as a Belle at the West Virginia State Folk ...

Tennis camp returns to Starvaggi Park

Following a one-year hiatus for renovations to the tennis courts at Starvaggi Park, the annual youth tennis camp was held July 8-12 with children from local elementary and middle schools attending. New this year, recent Madonna graduate, Chad Durante, joined the coaching staff, and local adult ...

Senior health fair planned

Valley Hospice and the YMCA Wellness Center at St. John Arena, 3151 Johnson Road, Steubenville, will join forces to host a senior health fair from 8 a.m. to noon on July 24 at the YMCA. Various health screenings will be provided free of charge. In addition to the free screenings, Trinity Health ...

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Pelotonia fundraiser Saturday at East Springfield center EAST SPRINGFIELD — The second-annual Pelotonia spaghetti dinner and Chinese auction fundraiser will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the East Springfield Community Center, located on county Road 39 next to the East ...

Chess competition held

Members of the Fellowship of the Pawns Chess Club competed July 13 in the 2019 Pennsylvania State Game/45 Minutes Championship held in Pittsburgh. Mason Gray, left, played in the scholastic division, and Phillip Rawson, right, and Coach Gary Rawson competed in the premier section with Phillip ...

10th-annual Steubenville Valley Sarasota Reunion attracts 56

SARASOTA, Fla. — Another record crowd of 56 former and present Ohio Valley residents attended the 10th-annual Steubenville Valley Sarasota Reunion held June 21-22 in Sarasota, Fla. Sponsored by Sam and Donna Fornsaglio and Kevin and Anita Pestian, the reunion has grown annually since its ...

Sassie Lassies enjoy outing

The Weirton Red Hat Sassie Lassies met recently for an outing at Central Diner in Robinson Township, Pa. On hand were, front, from left, Connie Norwood, Sheila Falk, Margie Lemasters, Diane Pastoric, Judith Mikula, Patty Channing, Carla Colson, Martha Varitek and Mary Louise Danek; and back, ...

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Free picnic Saturday to celebrate military personnel STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Veterans Association, supported by AMVETS Post 275, are inviting all military veterans and active members and their families to their free annual picnic celebrating America’s military service ...