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Orders accepted through

Sept. 25 for pierogie sale

WEIRTON — A frozen uncooked cheese/potato pierogie sale sponsored by St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Weirton is under way through Sept. 25.

The cost for a dozen pierogis is $9. To place orders, call (304) 479-0196. Order pick-up will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 29 at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church Hall, 604 Colliers Way, across from Weirton Medical Center. “Please wear masks and practice social distancing as required by state mandate,” a news release notes.

Steubenville Saddle Club

show scheduled for Sunday

RICHMOND — The Steubenville Saddle Club will hold the final show of its regular season on Sunday at the club grounds located at 8675 state Route 152.

The judged pleasure and contesting show is a rain-or-shine event that begins at 9 a.m. with halter/showmanship classes. Contest classes do not begin before 3 p.m. The show is open to the public, and there is no admission. The kitchen will offer food for purchase with a limited menu and walk-up window service only. There will be no indoor dining available.

The club grounds also will host the final Saturday Night Lights Fun Series installment on Sept. 26. The arena opens at 6 p.m. with classes beginning at 7 p.m., rain or shine.

Smithfield Historical Society makes building updates

SMITHFIELD — The Smithfield Historical Society has been unable to hold regular meetings or events because of the coronavirus pandemic restrictions, but members have been using the time to make some building updates.

Thanks to a Pugliese Charitable Foundation grant, renovations to the bathroom, kitchen and storage garage have been made possible. Treasurer Linda Kovach and Trustee Frank Kovach applied for the grant and supervised the project.

The society plans to resume meetings in April, but anyone interested in viewing the museum can contact Kovach at (740) 733-8381 or President Judie Phillippi at (740) 733-8484. Memorabilia donations are always appreciated, it was noted.


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