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Urban Mission featured on new Cause Connector site

STEUBENVILLE — Urban Mission Ministries is among the first organizations to have a project featured on the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio’s new Cause Connector giving site. Cause Connector is a charitable matchmaking site, created to help more donors support local nonprofit projects in ...

Library is celebrating Women in History Month

STEUBENVILLE — The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County is celebrating Women’s History Month in March in several special ways. One of those involves a display at the Schiappa Branch of a mannequin dressed with discarded book pages and 42 pictures of famous women throughout ...

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Mingo Knights announce updated fish fry procedure MINGO JUNCTION — The Mingo Junction Knights of Columbus Monsignor Joseph F. Dooley Council 4361 is continuing its Friday fish fries at the council hall through March 27. There will be no fish fry on Good Friday, April 2. It is a ...

Local author completes children’s book series

BURGETTSTOWN — Local author Lauren Scapellato hopes her new book series encourages reading and fun in the process for children spending more time at home lately and longing perhaps for new diversions. The Cam Kablam series is set in Blurg Burg, a rather small city that has a big problem, a ...

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Osage Cemetery Association schedules March 11 meeting TORONTO — The Osage Cemetery Association will hold an informational meeting on March 11 at 1 p.m. at the Osage Church, township Road 242, Toronto. Those with family members or loved ones who have been laid to rest at the cemetery, owners ...

Fundraiser Saturday in Follansbee to benefit three firefighters, families

FOLLANSBEE — A fundraiser event from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Hooverson Heights Fire Department at 116 May Road, Follansbee, will benefit three local firefighters and their families. Proceeds from the spaghetti dinner, 50-50 drawing and Chinese auction will be split three ways to ...

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Lenten pierogie sale orders being accepted until March 14 WEIRTON — A frozen uncooked cheese and potato pierogi sale sponsored by St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Weirton is under way through March 14. The cost for a dozen pierogis is $9, and orders can be placed by calling (304) ...

Church sermon topics

- Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “Committed Praise.” - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “Have It Jesus’ Way.” - Cove United ...

Campus news

Thiel College GREENVILLE, Pa. — Thiel College has announced that three local students were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester. They are: Sante James Carducci, Toronto; Delaney Deborah Merideth, Toronto; and Chloe Pieniazek, Wintersville. A student must attain a ...

Black History Month

Col. Yvonne L. Mays STEUBENVILLE — Col. Yvonne L. Mays, a native of Steubenville, serves as director of staff, New Jersey Air National Guard in Lakehurst, N.J., a position she has held since December 2017. The Steubenville High School graduate and daughter of Freddie and Frankie Allen of ...

Urban Mission tour to spotlight services

STEUBENVILLE — A walking tour of Urban Mission Ministries’ close-at-hand outreach locations initially intended just for representatives of the East Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church on Monday has since been expanded to include the general public. The Rev. Ashley Steele, ...

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Littlejohn to be guest speaker at special Quinn church service STEUBENVILLE — Quinn Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church, 515 N. Fifth St., will wrap up its observance of Black History Month on Sunday with Jonathan Littlejohn as the finale in a series of special speakers for the ...

Kiwanis making a meeting comeback

After a lengthy hiatus because of coronavirus pandemic precautions and restrictions in place, the Kiwanis Club of Steubenville plans to resume in-person luncheon meetings with the first gathering set for March 9. It will be held at noon in a new location — the Sycamore Youth Center at 301 N. ...

Some Friday fish fries being held during Lent

St. Thomas Episcopal Church WEIRTON — St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Three Springs Drive is having takeout-only fish fries each Friday during Lent. The hours will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The menu is a fish dinner, $10, which includes fish (baked or fried), fries and a choice of cole ...

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Helping Heroes has plans for new, expanded center WHEELING — Helping Heroes has announced plans for a new and expanded “Center for Veteran Resources” to be housed in the former Hillcrest space on the former Ohio Valey Medical Center campus. The current office is staffed by seven ...

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State Farm agent donates 40 smoke alarms to Toronto Fire Department TORONTO — Every day, seven people die in home fires, most often in homes without working smoke alarms. That’s why State Farm agents across Ohio are handing out free smoke alarms to help communities prepare for the ...

Church sermon topics

- Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “It’s Technical,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “It’s Working Out for Good.” - Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Easy and Light,” www.finleyumc.org. - First Westminster ...

Campus news

Grove City College GROVE CITY, Pa. — The following students were names to the Dean’s list for the Fall 2020 semester at Grove City College: Carrie Dill of Mount Pleasant and Olivia Chanoski of Steubenville. Students eligible for the Dean’s List have a grade point average of 3.40 to ...