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Buckeye Local Homecoming court

Buckeye Local High School is observing Homecoming Week with a variety of activities, including Team B.L.U.E., an acronym for Buckeye Local Unites Everyone, hosting a parade on Thursday at 6 p.m. with the route extending from South Elementary in Tiltonsville to World War II Memorial Stadium in ...

Edison Homecoming court

Edison High School has announced its 2018 Homecoming Court and is planning festivities, including the annual Homecoming parade on Wednesday, beginning at 6 p.m. in Richmond while the game will take place on Friday against Oak Glen. Queen candidates include, from left, Lindsey Breon, Chloe ...

Quaker Day Saturday in Richmond

RICHMOND — Quaker Day 2018 will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Crew House Museum located at 34 W. Main St., Richmond, and the area around it. The annual attraction, sponsored by the Richmond Community Historical Society, will include kettle-cooked vegetable soup, tastes of ...

Community news from around the area

Fundraiser breakfast Sunday at Weirton VFW Post 2716 WEIRTON — The auxiliary to the Panhandle Post No. 2716 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Weirton is hosting an all-you-can-eat fundraiser pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday at the VFW hall, located at 3435 Main St., ...

Candids from Community Stars evening

To me, the Community Stars banquet is like your Christmas tree — every year we put one up, decorate it and step back to admire it. And every year we catch ourselves saying the same thing — that’s the prettiest tree ever, the best one yet! It’s not that last year’s tree or the tree ...

Women’s golf news

CADIZ WOMEN’S GOLF LEAGUE The Cadiz Women’s Golf League played Low Net on Sept. 19 after a rain delay. Hostesses were Lori Szymanek and Lori DeFallo. Following lunch, they announced the winners as: First low net, a tie between Lori DeFallo and Roberta Cireddu (66); second low net, ...

OES Friendship Night

Members of the Unionport Chapter No. 360 Order of the Eastern Star hosted their Annual Friendship Night on Aug. 28, which involved the presentation of three 50-year pins of the seven who were eligible to receive them. There also was one member eligible to receive a 25-year pin. The event ...

Point Pleasant Ladies Aide welcomes new member

WEIRTON — President Carolyn Allison presided at the Sept. 12 meeting of the Point Pleasant Ladies Aide, welcoming 24 members; new member Connie Barr-Mason; and guests Nancy Zachewicz, Danielle Stroud and Karla Paras. Allison lit the memory candle for those unable to attend. The church ...

Church news from throughout the area

Mission coat drive, giveaway ‘a little different’ this year STEUBENVILLE — The Neighborhood Community Development Center of Urban Mission Ministries is making plans for its fall coat drive and giveaway, which will operate a little differently this year, according to organizers. ...

Church sermon topics

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “O Come Holy Spirit.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “Together We Praise.” -- Covenant Presbyterian Church, Steubenville: “The Account of Two Sons.” -- Finley United Methodist Church, ...

Academy of Lifelong Learning holds fall open house

STEUBENVILLE — The Academy of Lifelong Learning previewed its schedule of classes and events during its fall semester open house Sept. 15 at the St. Joseph Center, Franciscan University of Steubenville. The academy is an educational and social organization for area residents over 50 and is ...

Alpha Mu Chapter notes years of membership

CARROLLTON — The Alpha Mu Chapter meeting of Delta Kappa Gamma was held Sept. 8 with Barbara Pritts, president, extending the welcome to 34 members attending. Pritts received a card from international on the death of Margery Gregg. Darlene Smith received a thank-you from Harbor ...

Community briefs

WSX Management Club to meet WEIRTON — The Weirton Steel Management Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Giovanni’s Family Restaurant in Weirton. All members, former members and guests are invited to attend the dinner and social time. Alumni group to meet Tuesday STEUBENVILLE — ...

Fort Steuben Chapter DAR meets

STEUBENVILLE — The Fort Steuben Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Sept. 8 at the Historic Fort Steuben Visitor Center with Chapter Regent Karen Blanc presiding. Nancy Valles gave the invocation and benediction, and opening ceremonies included the involvement of DeeAnn ...

Steubenville Woman’s Club combines history, music, plans

STEUBENVILLE — History, music and plans for the club year constituted the first meeting of 2018-19 for the OFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville, held Sept. 6 at the YWCA of Steubenville. President Carlotta Jordan presided at the meeting where Kate Sedgmer, vice president and program chair, ...

Community briefs

21st-annual Buddy Walk Saturday at Jim Wood Park STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Down Syndrome Support Group will host its 16th-annual Buddy Walk from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Jim Wood Park in Steubenville’s West End. The event, which serves to raise awareness and educate, will ...

Weirton Madonna High School Class of 1978 reunion

Members of Weirton Madonna High School Class of 1978 held their 40-year reunion on Sept. 1, which began with a Mass at St. Joseph the Worker Church, followed by dinner at Undo’s, Holiday Inn, Weirton. On hand were, first row, from left, Debbie Kurensky Chadwick, Loretta Colantonio Jones, ...

Community news from around the area

Cub Scout Carnival, Cub Mobile Race gets rescheduled STEUBENVILLE — Heavy rain on Sept. 9 forced the postponement of plans by the Ohio River Valley Council and the Two Chiefs District of the Boy Scouts of America to hold a Cub Scout Carnival and Cub Mobile Race. But it has been ...

Steubenville High School Homecoming court

Steubenville High School will crown the 2018 homecoming queen during halftime ceremonies at Friday’s game against USO. The court consists of, front, from left, Hannah Bowman, Makayla Crownover and Leah Ferguson; and back, Haleigh Feist, T’Kayla Kelley, Haelee Jenkins and Gabrielle Lulla. ...

WMC Auxiliary Gift Shop celebrates new look

WEIRTON — The Weirton Medical Center Auxiliary Gift Shop has a fresh new look, one that was celebrated during an open house grand opening held Wednesday. The auxiliary’s annual donation of $45,000 was used to remodel the gift shop during a portion of August, a project that involved new ...