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At 99, Anthony Violi oldest member of OSU Alumni Band

STEUBENVILLE — Anthony Violi of Steubenville will once again be marching with the Ohio State University Alumni Band on Saturday during the OSU vs. University of Nevada, Las Vegas. This is the 49th year for the alumni band, also known as TBDBITL, an acronym for “The Best Damn Band in the ...

Community news from the area

24th-annual Veterans Health and Information Fair Saturday STEUBENVILLE — The 24th-annual Veterans Health and Information Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday on the second floor of the Towers at 500 Market St. According to Jefferson County Veterans Service Commission Executive ...

Community Bread Basket needs help

The Community Bread Basket in Weirton is looking for the public’s help with replenishing its supply of food for the needy. Tara Sheperd, program administrator for the Community Bread Basket, said, “The shelves are empty. A supply of food is needed or those in need cannot be served. The ...

Community news from throughout the area

Banned Books Week — see if your favorite ones were challenged STEUBENVILLE — Banned Books Week, which is nationally recognized Sept. 24-30, is an opportunity to see if favorite books were challenged, restricted or removed last year, according to a news release from the Public Library of ...

Chapter officers

The Beta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta Educator’s Sorority began its 2017-18 year with a meeting held Sept. 12 at Malara Hall in Steubenville. President Jane Brower welcomed the members, and Chaplain Janis Westfall gave the devotions. At the business meeting, Clara Joyce, scholarship ...

Catholic Central Homecoming court

Catholic Central High School’s 2017 Homecoming game will be held Sept. 30 at Harding Stadium with the parade beginning at 6:15 p.m. in the parking lot of Scaffidi’s Restaurant and ending in the stadium parking lot. The Homecoming court includes, front, from left, Allie Zapolnik, Emily ...

Athletic Hall of Fame dinner to be part of CCHS Homecoming events

STEUBENVILLE — Catholic Central High School has announced its 2017 Homecoming weekend events. which will include the Athletic Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony. It will be held Sept. 28 in the high school cafeteria, beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for ...

Weir High Class of 1959 holds 58-year reunion

The Weir High School Class of 1959 held its 58-year reunion with a two-day celebration held Aug. 25 and 26 at the Holiday Inn-Weirton. There were 44 classmates attending. They included, first row, from left, Judy Canei Elias, Dorene Pratt Gaston, Edith Harless Barber, Monnie Beatty Mack, Karen ...

Community news from throughout the area

Youth and community rally Sunday at Harding Stadium STEUBENVILLE — A youth and community rally beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday at Harding Stadium will showcase local talent and feature an inspirational message by Adrian Branch, a National Basketball Association world champion with the Los ...

Edison High School Homecoming court

Edison High School has announced its 2017 Homecoming court and will hold a parade tonight at 6 p.m. in Richmond. The queen will be selected during the Wildcats’ game against Union Local on Friday at Cartwright Memorial Stadium. Vying for the crown are, seated, from left, Allison Crawford and ...

Academy of Lifelong Learning hosting open house Saturday for fall semester

STEUBENVILLE — Human trafficking, local history, massage therapy, a Harrison County time capsule and financial planning. Such are a handful of but many topics in varied interests as the Academy of Lifelong Learning prepares for its fall semester of classes that run Oct. 2 through Nov. ...

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Hurricane delaying Kiwanis’ local deliveries of roses STEUBENVILLE — The roses will be delivered, but just a little later than expected, no thanks to Hurricane Irma. Members of the Kiwanis Club of Steubenville were supposed to make local deliveries of roses Tuesday as part of what is ...

Brooke club adapts Spanish tradition for fundraiser

WELLSBURG — The Brooke High School Club Spanish Club adapted a Spanish tradition to help the Brooke County Salvation Army while having a lot of fun, too. Morgan Cipoletti, the club’s adviser, came up with the idea of recreating a longtime Spanish tradition. “The Tomatina is an actual ...

Community calendar

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. Meeting changes and updates should be directed to Janice Kiaski, Herald-Star community editor, at jkiaski@heraldstaronline.com or (740) 283-4711, ext. 346.) Today Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon, ...

Mom wearing same outfits as daughter

Dear Annie: After going to college out of state and graduating a few years ago, I moved home with my parents so I could save money while attending graduate school. Recently, my mom has started to get on my last nerve. If I look good in an outfit, she goes out and buys the same thing. Though ...

Come and solve ‘The Kennywood Kaper’

The deacons of Cove Presbyterian Church in Weirton will be hosting a mystery dinner theater — “The Kennywood Kaper” — on Sept. 30 in the church fellowship hall at 3404 Main St., Weirton. The “Kaper” will be presented by the Ohio Valley Cloak and Dagger Co. in partnership with ...

Church news from throughout the Valley

Agape Fall Festival scheduled for Sept. 22-23 STEUBENVILLE — Agape Assembly and Agape Homeless Shelter/Food Pantry in Steubenville welcomes the public to its upcoming two-day Agape Fall Festival. It will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Sept. 22 and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at the ...

Church sermon topics

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “That’s A Good Question.” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Forgive as I Forgive You.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “What Do You Have to Report?” -- Covenant ...

Women’s golf news

BLACKMOOR Blackmoor Ladies League members played a low gross game on Sept. 11. Signa Findlay took first place with low score. Cheryl Black took second place for low score. Lori DeFallo had low putts. Kathi Moore had long drive on hole No. 14. Linda Caputo had a chip-in on hole No. 17. ...

Sale to benefit scholarship fund

More than 30,000 items will be featured when the Tri-State Christian Academy holds its children’s consignment sale at the R.J. Bush Center at Mercy Baptist Church, 3474 Pennsylvania Ave., Weirton. The sale times and dates are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, ...