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ADK Alpha Tau Chapter (WV) meets

The Alpha Tau Chapter (WV) of Alpha Delta Kappa, international honorary organization for women educators, held its March meeting at EJ’s Restaurant in Chester. Velda Icard, immediate past president, presided. Chaplain Kathy Griffith gave a reading on the history of St. Patrick. After dinner, ...

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Retired railroaders to start monthly breakfast meetings CHESTER — A monthly meeting welcoming all retired railroaders and crafts will kick off this month, effective March 28. Retirees are encouraged to meet at 11 a.m. for breakfast at EJ’s Restaurant, located at 807 Carolina Ave. A ...

Celebrating Mardi Gras

The Red Hat Sassie Lassies recently celebrated Mardi Gras at the Bob Evans Restaurant in Weirton, where the meaning of the “King Cake” was explained by hostess Mary Louise Danek. In their Mardi Gras masks are, front, from left, Bonnie Courtney, Ruth Dalesandri, Judith Mikua and Connie ...

Madonna High School Class of 1964 helps feed the hungry

Jim Pauchnik, right, Community Bread Basket board member and a 1964 graduate of Madonna High School, invited all class members to help at Community Bread Basket. “Over the years, several class members have responded by volunteering their time,” Pauchnik said. A few class reunions from ...

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Mount Zion plans pastoral anniversary celebration STEUBENVILLE — Mount Zion Baptist Church, 221 N. Seventh St., is planning the pastor’s second anniversary celebration in honor of Bishop Jermaine V. Moore Sr. It will be held March 22-24 with the three-day celebration kicking off with ...

OVYN/Sycamore Youth Center benefit Tuesday

STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Youth Network/Sycamore Youth Center is having a benefit dinner, entertainment and recognition event on Tuesday. It will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the commons of Steubenville High School, 420 N. Fourth St., according to Bobbyjon Bauman, founder ...

Church sermon topics

¯ Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Que Sera, Sera.” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Trust Me.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “From Heaven to Earth, Relationship Matters,” Vaughn Foster, guest preacher. - ...

Wintersville Woman’s Club learns about Legislation Day, Hellbenders

WINTERSVILLE — A busy week approaches for the GFWC Wintersville Woman’s Club, which will hold its regular meeting Thursday and then host the annual GFWC/Ohio Federation of Women’s Club’s Southeast District Legislation Day. The latter will be held March 23 at St. Florian Center in ...

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Tick awareness program: New ticks and what to look for CADIZ — Dr. Scott Pendleton will conduct a tick awareness program on March 20 at Puskarich Public Library, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The library is located at 200 E. Market St. The free program will include tick identification; ...

ADK Chapter honors Sapphire Sisters

WEIRTON — The West Virginia Fidelis Gamma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa International Sorority for Women Educators held its March meeting at Williams Country Club in Weirton with President Jerry DeFilippo presiding. The meeting included the Sapphire Sister ceremony conducted by member ...

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Country Friends announces weekend entertainment COLLIERS — Country Friends will host the Neon Knights dance band on Friday and the Moonlite Special on Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Police Lodge Road, Colliers. The doors open at 6 p.m., the dance starts at 7 p.m., and the ...

Jobs for Life info session set for tonight

STEUBENVILLE — An informational session on the Jobs for Life program will be held tonight at the War Memorial Building, 423 North St., beginning at 5:30 p.m. It is open to anyone in the community who wants to learn more about the Jobs for Life program, according to Kelly Jeffers, Urban ...

ICHS food pantry is continuing to grow

WINTERSVILLE — The food pantry at Indian Creek High School has been in use since January and donations are always needed in order to sustain it. A room near the school office is now stocked with microwaveable meals and toiletries to help any student in need and Principal Louie Retton said ...

WIAACC assembles, delivers comfort bags for cancer patients

Members of the Women In Action against Cancer Coalition assembled and delivered 50 comfort bags to the Tony Teramana Cancer Center as part of their mission to educate, assist with financial screenings and provide support for cancer patients in the area. The bags consisted of blankets, word ...

Blankets donated to Charity Hospice

Charity Hospice was chosen, once again, as the recipient of nearly 30 fleece blankets from the Cadette Senior Troop No. 1138, Junior No. 5566, Brownie No. 1009, Daisy No. 1008 from Tiltonsville. Marcie Jarman, one of the troop leaders, said, “The girls really look forward to this project of ...

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Women’s History Month exhibit on 19th Amendment STEUBENVILLE — This year marks the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution extending voting rights to American women. To commemorate this achievement, the Women’s History Month display at Historic Fort Steuben will feature ...

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As a Bishop John King Mussio Junior High eighth-grader, Londy Marracino, now a freshman at Catholic Central High School, was entered into a national poetry competition with the help of her teacher, Susan Fischer. Marracino’s poem was chosen from thousands of entries for publication in a book ...

Equestrian club member off to compete

TORONTO — Allison Lamantia won’t be “horsing” around this weekend. But she will be drawing on her horsemanship skills and knowledge atop a horse she’s never ridden before as part of her involvement Saturday and Sunday in the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association semi-finals ...

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Lincoln-Douglass Scholarship banquet to feature Littlejohn WEIRTON — The Morning Star Baptist Church, located at 3124 Weir Ave. will sponsor the 73rd Lincoln-Douglass Scholarship banquet on April 13 at the Holiday Inn, 350 Three Springs Drive, Weirton, beginning at 6 p.m. Edward L. ...

N. Cumberland Lions welcome new member

NEW CUMBERLAND — President Tom Stiles presided at the Feb. 26 meeting of the New Cumberland Lions Club where District Gov. Gary Pitcock and Zone Chair Bernice Pitcock were welcomed as guests. Bob Manypenny offered the prayer, and John Ashcraft led in opening ceremonies. Reports of the ...