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August brings 104th birthday celebration for Ethel Werner CHESTER — Staff at The Orchards at Foxcrest said they were privileged to witness history on Aug. 3 as Pepperberry Suites resident Ethel Werner celebrated her 104th birthday and was treated to a large sheet cake decorated with ...

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Friends of Beatty Park are planning two nature walks STEUBENVILLE — The Friends of Beatty Park are planning a nature walk at the park on Aug. 13, beginning at 6 p.m., and a second one as well on Aug. 29, beginning at 9 a.m. Participants can meet at the park entrance for the nature walks ...

‘Powerful’ help for Community Bread Basket

When an electrical power outage occurred recently in downtown Weirton, the Community Bread Basket board of directors suggested that Tara Sheperd, program administrator, get an emergency generator. “With many freezers and refrigerators in the building, we stood to lose a huge amount of food if ...

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Albert Bickerstaff to mark his 100th birthday Thursday STEUBENVILLE — Albert Bickerstaff of Steubenville will be celebrating his 100th birthday on Thursday. He was born on Aug. 6, 1920, in Steubenville, the eldest of five children of Albert and Augusta Oberg Bickerstaff. His siblings — ...

‘Moonlight Mill Murders’ focus of Guy’s latest book

WINTERSVILLE — Her second book seemed a natural next step. Local resident Susan M. Guy’s release in recent days of “The Moonlight Mill Murders of Steubenville, Ohio” follows her debut offering in 2014 — “Mobsters, Madams & Murder in Steubenville, Ohio: The Story of Little ...

Women’s golf news

Cadiz Women’s Golf League The Cadiz Women’s Golf League’s play of the day on July 29 was “T’s and F’s” minus one-half handicap. Hostesses were Paula Hope and Marilyn Kenny. The winners were: First place, Carole Patton; second place, Carol Lepic; and third place, Brenda ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Two Good Guys.” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Mirror Image,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “In You,” www.finleyumc.org. - First Christian Church of Steubenville: “Proof of ...

Featured artist at the fort

Savannah Schroll Guz of Weirton, executive director of the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center, is the Steubenville Art Association’s featured artist at Historic Fort Steuben for the month of August. Standing next to one her works, Guz is a mixed-media artist, Guz is a member of the SAA, ...

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World’s largest digital book club welcomes local readers STEUBENVILLE — Area residents can join millions of others around the globe in reading a historical fiction thriller e-book and audiobook during Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. From Monday through Aug. ...

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Harrison Cancer Crusaders to host Saturday activities CADIZ — The Harrison County Cancer Crusaders’ fourth-annual Race and Rally will feature a variety of activities on Saturday at Sally Buffalo Park in Cadiz. All CDC guidelines will be followed. The schedule includes the ...

Fun Show on Saturday at Steubenville Saddle Club

Saturday brings the second of three installments of the fun show dates for the Steubenville Saddle Club.Kirsten Turner and Zach Murray, shown with Remington the dog, are the co-organizers of the shows held at the club grounds at 8675 state Route 152 N., Richmond. The arena is open at 6 p.m., ...

Series topic to be ‘The Role of Mental Illness in Addiction’

STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Youth Network, in partnership with the Jefferson County Family Recovery Center, will kick off a four-part online speaker series with the theme “The Role of Mental Illness in Addiction.” The series begins Thursday and is a virtual education and outreach ...

Assignment at Salvation Army of Steubenville ending for couple

STEUBENVILLE — A switch is about to occur at the Salvation Army of Steubenville. Erik Muhs and his wife, Barri Vazquez-Muhs, are wrapping up their last week in the area as the corps commanding officers and pastors at 332 N. Fourth St. They came to town in 2017 — Erik in July, Barri in ...

Donation made to help Community Bread Basket

The George M. Slanchik Fund at the Community Bread Basket in Weirton has received another donation, courtesy of an idea originating with George and Joanne Slanchik as a memorial to their son, George. “It has gained some attention and is encouraging others to help provide food for those in ...

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Wreaths Across America plans mobile education exhibit WHEELING — Wreaths Across America’s mobile education exhibit will visit Wheeling Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday for “a very special public opportunity to honor America’s veterans.” Serving as host of the exhibit is ...

Women’s Golf News

Cadiz Women’s Golf League “Christmas in July” was the play of the day on July 22 for the Cadiz Women’s Golf League. Hostesses were Ann Milleson and Joanne Hardman. The winners were Kathy Newburn (74) in A flight; Donna Griffin (85) in B flight; and Carole Patton (95) in C flight. ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Shining Like Stars.” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “The Surprising Kingdom,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “Does God Ever Give Us More Than We Can Bear?” - Finley United ...

Campus news

Benedictine College Benjamin Costello of Steubenville recently was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan. Any full-time student carrying a minimum of 12 hours and a perfect 4.0 grade point average through the spring term is named to the ...

DAR Chapter has virtual event

WEIRTON — The Fort Steuben Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met June 14 at Giovanni’s Restaurant in Weirton to watch the virtual opening of the DAR Continental Congress in Washington, D.C. Such was necessary because of the coronavirus pandemic restrictions in ...