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June speakers for Kiwanis announced

STEUBENVILLE — Rick Desman is serving as program chair for June for the noon luncheon and business meetings of the Steubenville Kiwanis Club, held at the YWCA of Steubenville. Businessman Bill Powers was the speaker at the June 6 meeting. The remainder of the month will feature ...

July 4 senior citizens luncheon at Prime Time

STEUBENVILLE — Seniors 55 and older are invited to be a part of Steubenville’s annual Fourth of July senior citizens luncheon to be held at noon July 4 at the Prime Time Senior Center, 300 Lovers Lane, Steubenville. The event will include door prizes and bingo. Reservations will be ...

And the winner is …

The Hancock County Employees Federal Credit Union held a contest for all the elementary schools, public and private, in Brooke and Hancock counties to name the credit union’s owl mascot. Children in grades kindergarten through fourth were eligible to participate in the contest, which ...

Chester Arts Club to meet at Frank Richmond Garden

CHESTER — The Chester Arts Club’s monthly meeting was held May 24 at Crickster’s Family Restaurant with Joanna Hobbs, president, presiding, and leading in opening exercises. Donna Stevens, chaplain, read an article titled “The Recall Unit” and gave the blessing for ...

Toronto Union Cemetery tour is scheduled for Wednesday

TORONTO — For people interested in local history, there is no better place to start than with a tour of Toronto Union Cemetery, according to members of the Historical Society of Toronto. Starting at 6:30 p.m., visitors will meet at the bandstand in the cemetery. The free tour, sponsored ...

Jefferson County Alumni Homemakers Camp dates announced

PIEDMONT — The Jefferson County Alumni Homemakers Camp will be held June 30 through July 2 at the 4-H Camp on Piedmont Lake. This year’s theme is “Our American Indian Heritage” and includes a program based on that. There also will be swimming, a pontoon boat ride, bingo, a talent ...

OES holds inspection

Unionport Chapter No. 360 Order of the Eastern Star held its inspection May 17 with 23 members and 27 visitors in attendance. On hand were, seated, from left, Clara McClure; Stephanie Burch, worthy matron; and Patricia Smith, associate matron; second row, Judy Serdar, Esther; Myrna Cline, ...

Community news from throughout the area

Revival services planned at Morning Star Baptist WEIRTON — Morning Star Baptist Church, 3124 Weir Ave., Weirton, will host a series of revival services beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. “We Would See Jesus” will be the theme of the revival with the following pastors ...

Vacation Bible School programs

Christ United Methodist Church, Weirton WEIRTON — Christ United Methodist Church will hold “Passport to Peru” Vacation Bible School from 6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Sunday through Thursday at the church located at 3598 Pennsylvania Ave., Weirton Heights. The vacation Bible school will ...

Church Sermon topics

≤ Bell Temple United Methodist Church: “You’ve Got to be Kidding.” ≤ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “Remember God Even in Youth.” ≤ Covenant Presbyterian Church, Steubenville: Missionary Elvin Martin, guest speaker. ≤ Empire United ...

Credit unions sponsor ‘senior prom’

The Weirton-Wellsburg Chapter of WV Credit Unions hosted a “senior prom” May 25 at Serra Village Retirement Community, assisted by disc jockey “Chico;” Jim “The Magic Man” Tate, who provided entertainment of magic and custom balloons; staff employees; and credit union members. ...

Join summer reading club at the local library

STEUBENVILLE — The Summer Reading Club at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County is free to join and is for all ages — children, teens and adults. It begins Monday and continues through July 22. This year’s theme is “Build A Better World,” leaning on all of the ...

Top of West Virginia Resource Fair scheduled

WEIRTON — The sixth-annual Top of West Virginia Resource Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Weirton Event Center located at East Street and Cove Road. It will include free food, children’s games, entertainment and agencies from throughout the Northern Panhandle ...

Scholarships presented

Trinity Sports Medicine P3 recently awarded scholarships to two area students, as Lexi Biasi from Toronto High School and Domenick Murphy from Weir High School were selected as the recipients. Both students participated in the P3 Sports Training program. At the presentation ceremony were, from ...

Country Friends events planned

COLLIERS — County Friends will host the Country Hoedown Round and Square Dance Band tonight at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Old Police Lodge Road, Colliers. Dale McCartney and Smooth Country will entertain Saturday. For both events, the doors open at 6 p.m., the dance starts at 7 p.m., ...

Salvation Army has camp applications

STEUBENVILLE — The Salvation Army of Steubenville is conducting registration for area children ages 6-12 interested in participating in Camp NEOSA, an acronym for Northeast Ohio Salvation Army. The camp, located outside Carrollton, will be held July 21-26. There are no income eligibility ...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Weirton library

WEIRTON — The Mary H. Weir Public Library will show the PG-rated live-action movie “Beauty and the Beast” Saturday, beginning at 2 p.m. in the library's activity room located at 3442 Main St. Free popcorn and ice water will be available, and patrons are welcome to bring their own ...

Wellsburg Chamber to meet June 20

WELLSBURG — The Wellsburg Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors will meet at 5:30 p.m. June 20 at Family Roots Farm off Genteel Ridge and state Route 27. The chamber will welcome the farm, a new member, with a ribbon-cutting and discuss the upcoming Entrepreneurial Pitch contest. All ...

Annual Hills School reunion on July 8

STEUBENVILLE — The annual Hills School, formerly Oak Grove School, reunion will be held July 8 at Bell Chapel United Methodist Church located on state Route 213, Steubenville. The reunion will be a covered-dish lunch that will begin at 2 p.m. Participants are asked to bring a covered ...

Community news from throughout the area

Questers visit museum and 5 & 10 store in Carrollton STEUBENVLLE — The De-He-Wa-Mis Questers visited the Ashton House Museum and Ashton’s 5 and 10 Center Store in Carrollton for their June meeting. The museum and retail store are part of the Ashton Preservation Association, which ...