Community news from around the area
September means Library Card
Sign-Up Month is happening
STEUBENVILLE — September is Library Card Sign-up Month at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County.
“Make sure your child returns to the classroom with their most important school supply — a library card,” noted Jennifer Cesta, the library system’s public relations coordinator.
“In September, when you register the first time for a card at the library, you’ll receive a coupon for a free pretzel from We’re Rolling Pretzel Co.,” Cesta explained.
This September, DC’s Wonder Woman is embarking on a new mission to champion the power of a library card as Library Card Sign-up Month honorary chair. “A founding member of the Justice League, Wonder Woman is known for strength, compassion and truth. Armed with the Lasso of Truth, Wonder Woman makes a perfect ambassador to support the value of learning and the role libraries play in transforming lives and strengthening communities through education,” she added.
For information on library programs and resources offered in person and digitally, visit www.steubenvillelibrary.org.
Harrison Coal, Reclamation
Historical Park to meet
NEW ATHENS — The Harrison Coal and Reclamation Historical Park meeting will be held on Tuesday, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
It will be held at the park, located on state Route 519 between U.S. Route 22 and New Athens. The GPS address is 43672 Stumptown Road. Participants are encouraged to bring a chair. For information, visit www.hcrhp.org, www.facebook.com/ocmes or www.coalpark.org.
Annual benefit golf outing
Friday is accepting teams
STEUBENVILLE — The Aaron Davies/Michael Smoljanovich Memorial Golf Outing will be held Friday at the Steubenville Country Club.
Teams are forming and urged to register. For information, contact Chip Davies at (304) 670-4335 or Jason Smoljanovich at (740) 381-3281.
All proceeds of the event will go to local charities through the Community Foundation of the Upper Ohio Valley, which include St. Jude’s, United Way, Kelsey’s Christmas and the Salvation Army.
Veterans satellite office
to be open in Dillonvale
STEUBENVILLE — The satellite office of the Jefferson County Veterans Service Commission will be open from 9 a.m. to noon o Wednesday at the Dillonvale City Building, 135 School St., Dillonvale, to assist veterans, dependents of veterans and/or veterans’ widows with VA pensions, compensations, burials, schooling, medical assistance and other veterans’ benefits.
For information, call the Veterans Service Office at (740) 283-8571 or visit it at 500 Market St., Suite 310. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. On the second Wednesday of the month it closes at noon for a board meeting.
Jefferson County Veterans
Association schedules meeting
STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Veterans Association will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Friendship Park in Smithfield at the shelter between the Military Park and Honor Wall, weather permitting.
In the event of inclement weather, the meeting will be conducted in the utility building at the end of the drag strip. Masks are required, and safe distancing will be observed.
Completion of the Honor Wall area will be discussed as well as a possible Veterans Day program.
All honorably discharged veterans are welcome to attend the meeting.