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Local artist accepted into Watercolor Ohio 2021

RICHMOND — Local artist Gina Judy of Richmond, a signature member of the Ohio Watercolor Society, has been accepted into Watercolor Ohio 2021 for her work “Ballet Series VII: All Dressed.” The work also recently took first-place honors at the Associated Artists of Butler County (Pa.) ...

Revival service May 22 in Weirton

Abundant Grace Bible Church, located at 3900 Brightway St., Weirton, is hosting a Christian revival on May 22 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The revival will feature Christian preaching as well as live music by Led By Mercy, whose members are, from left, Aldo Pucci, Dan Taylor and Sandy Pucci. Also ...

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Congregation pays tribute to Delores Wiggins during service STEUBENVILLE — The congregation of Emmanuel Church of God in Christ, Steubenville, held a service of celebration and praise in honor of Delores Wiggins on Sunday, Mother’s Day. The celebration included talks, musical ...

Master Gardener volunteer training being offered this summer

STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio State University Extension office of Jefferson County is accepting new applications for the Master Gardener Volunteer training program for residents of Jefferson and Harrison counties. The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program provides ...

Partnering for a holiday blessing

For more than 40 years, Fort Steuben Burial Estates, located at 801 Canton Road, Wintersville, has welcomed children to participate in the longtime Easter egg hunt tradition that sadly, noted Toni Madden, family service, Fort Steuben Burial Estates, was unable to happen in 2020 or this Easter ...

Weirton Woman’s Club meets Saturday

WEIRTON — The Weirton Woman’s Club, a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, met on April 5 at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. The executive board met prior to the general meeting. President Jeanne Amidon presided, welcoming members and introducing new member Roxanne ...

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Toronto Sunrise Seniors move to Karaffa Recreation Center, having special banquet Friday TORONTO — The COVID-19 pandemic has prevented the Toronto Sunrise Seniors from meeting regularly since March 2020. It’s also prevented plans to move tables, chairs, cabinets and other supplies from ...

CWU group observes May Friendship Day

The Weirton Church Women United group celebrated May Friendship Day on May 7 at Oakland Presbyterian Church in Weirton. “Agreed to Differ, Resolved to Love, United to Serve” was the theme, and Gerri Harbaugh served as program coordinator. Program participants included, from left, Nancy ...

All Saints is preparing for Greek Grab ‘n Go Mini-Fest May 19-20

WEIRTON — It’s “Opa” time again, and All Saints is serving up two days of Greek treats and sweets later this month. All Saints Greek Orthodox Church of Weirton will hold its 34th-annual Greek Festival on May 19-20 as a “Greek Grab ‘N Go Mini-Fest” takeout event, according to Nick ...

Playhouse picks cast for first show of 50th season

WELLSBURG — Brooke Hills Playhouse has announced the cast of its first show in its celebratory 50-year season. in which Municipal Mutual Insurance Corp. and Traubert’s Pharmacy are season sponsors. “Four Old Broads” will be presented May 28-30 and June 4-6. The play is about four ...

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Hancock County Democratic Women to meet May 17 WEIRTON — The Hancock County Democratic Women will hold their first meeting of the new year on May 17 at Giovanni’s Family Restaurant, Pennsylvania Avenue, Weirton, at 5 p.m. for those who want dinner. The business meeting will start at 6 ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Fruit of the Spirit: Love.” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Breaking the Rules,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “A Family’s Blessing.” - Christ United Methodist ...

Women’s golf news

Spring Hills Ladies Golf League Opening day May 6 for the Spring Hills Ladies Golf League was hosted by President Brenda McCloskey, Secretary Judy Galbraith and Vickie Grant. Scramble winners were: First, Ruth Lamantia, Pat Carey and Carmella Wallace; second, Yuko Atwell, Vickie Grant and ...

Featured at the fort

The lobby of Historic Fort Steuben at 120 S. Third St., Steubenville, is the showcase during May for the works of longtime Steubenville Art Association member Jim Watson. For 14 years, Watson has been the chairman of the Steubenville Art Association spring show, where he has won numerous ...

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‘Spring Fling’ today, Saturday offers music, food in Unionport UNIONPORT — The Wayne Township Community Center, 3281 county Road 39, Bloomingdale, will be the site of a two-day Mother’s Day weekend “Spring Fling.” The free event “celebrating and praising God” will be held ...

I.C. STEM students become trailblazers making nature path on school grounds

MINGO JUNCTION — STEM students at Indian Creek Middle School could be considered trailblazers for their work to develop a nature path on the school grounds. Teacher Austin Cable said the trail, which stretches for more than a mile, has been in the works for two years, and seventh- and ...

Area pupils earn real stars for testing

BERGHOLZ — John Gregg Elementary students have an incentive to perform well on tests by earning real stars for their high scores. “This is the second year for the program,” said Principal Tammy Burchfield. “We have four winners, and they will receive a certificate with a star’s ...

Oak Glen prom

Oak Glen High School’s 57th prom was held April 30 with the grand march and the crowning of the king and queen conducted in the gym. The theme was “A Magical Moment In Time” using a Harry Potter theme. The venue for the event was at Avion on the Water in Canfield. Senior court members ...

Hill Top Presbyterian Church has new pastor

TORONTO — The Rev. Jane Schockey is the new pastor of Hill Top United Presbyterian Church in Toronto. Schockey was ordained as a minister of the Presbyterian Church (USA) at the end of December and installed as the pastor of Hill Top in mid-January. A native of the Ohio Valley, having ...

Brewing demonstration Saturday

The American Homebrewers Association holds an annual event on the first Saturday of May with this commemorating the 24th-annual Big Brew Day. In recognition of the AHA event, the HOOCH Home Brew Club will hold a brewing demonstration from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday at Patriot Tap House, located ...