Community

Honored for service

Earlier this year the Brooke County Board of Education recognized members of the Brooke High School Key Club for receiving President’s Volunteer Service Awards for their service to the community. With Brooke High School Principal Tim Pannett, left, were Key Club members Emily Donley, Rebecca ...

Community news from around the area

Irondale Community Days scheduled for Friday and Saturday IRONDALE — Irondale Old-Fashioned Community Days will be held Friday and Saturday at the park in Irondale. It kicks off Friday at 5 p.m. with the Irondale Volunteer Fire Department hosting a fish and chicken dinner with french ...

Weirton Events Center, Community Bread Basket partnering for a purpose

WEIRTON — The Weirton Events Center and Community Bread Basket will partner with a purpose on Aug. 11. Dan Greathouse, executive director of Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau, recently suggested to Jim Pauchnik, Community Bread Basket board member, an idea to conduct a ...

Community news from throughout the area

Buckeye North Alumni Reunion scheduled Saturday BRILLIANT — The Buckeye North Alumni Reunion classes of 1973 through 1990 will be held from 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the shelter in Brilliant next to the old Buckeye North High School football field. The BYOB event will include food, ...

Family reunions

Martino family WELLSBURG — The 60th Martino family reunion was held July 22 at Brooke Hills Park in Wellsburg, a celebration that also marked the 80th birthday of Ron Recchio. Emilia Recchio said grace and welcomed the families attending from Florida, New Jersey, Colorado, Ohio, ...

Special outing for Red Hats

Members of the Weirton Red Hat Sassie Ladies recently had a special outing at Downey’s in Robinson where attendees included Charlene Brown, Cheryl Kondik, Barb Coburn, Peggy Kula, Joan Weaver, Susan Rocchio, Shirley DeLuca, Joanne Morrison, Bonnie Courtney, Mary Louise Danek, Shiela Falk, ...

A day of fun and fundraising

STEUBENVILLE — Past tradition has been such that the Kiwanis Club of Steubenville and the Rotary Club of Steubenville each has organized a golf scramble to raise funds for their varied programs. But this year, the two groups are joining forces and are recruiting teams to participate in their ...

Community news from throughout the area

Newview CEOS Club to meet Thursday New CUMBERLAND — The Newview CEOS Club will meet Thursday at the Hancock County Senior Center on Gas Valley Road. There will be a light lunch for club members, beginning at 11 a.m., followed by the regular business meeting. This month’s lesson, ...

Hills School reunion

The annual reunion of Hills School, formerly Oak Grove School of Mingo Junction, was held July 8 at Bell Chapel United Methodist Church on state Route 213, Steubenville. A covered-dish dinner was served with 18 people attending. Arrangements were made by Fred Vogt. The next reunion will be held ...

Reign coming to a close

MyLinda Kimball, a Hancock County resident, will take her final walk as Mrs. Appalachian Festival Queen on Saturday in Beckley, W.Va. During her reign, Kimball has traveled from Pennsylvania to south Florida representing her title and was awarded Festival Queen of the Year for making more than ...

IACC awards scholarships

WINTERSVILLE — The Italian American Cultural Club presented its annual scholarships at the July 10 meeting held at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. The recipients were Jack Marx, Gabriella Capaldi, Anthony DeFallo, Lexi Biasi and Virginia Olszewski. The scholarships are awarded in memory ...

Community news from around the area

Sally Buffalo Park site of Saturday fundraiser CADIZ — Sally Buffalo Park’s Wallace Lodge will be the location of an all-day 5K Color Run and Rally featuring a variety of activities from 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. Sponsored by the Harrison County Cancer Crusaders, the event raises ...

A night at the ball game

Washington Wild Things pitcher Matt Sabel posed for a photo with Follansbee baseball players Joey DeMaria, front, and Hunter Mozingo; and Sophia Fields of the Follansbee Middle School Band at the Frontier League ball team’s second Follansbee Community Night. The band played the national ...

4-H club news

Liberty Gals and Guys NEW ALEXANDRIA — The Liberty Gals and Guys will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the New Alexandria Park for a special work meeting. The club’s recent meeting held there, with 10 members attending, was led by Sofia Poludniak. Project books were checked. Andrew ...

Women’s golf news

BLACKMOOR LADIES LEAGUE The Blackmoor Ladies League members played a “Guess Your Score” event on July 24. Players wrote down what they thought the score would be at the end of the 9-hole round. Brenda McCloskey was the winner of the event with the exact guess for her score. Yuko ...

Campus news

Geneva College Stephen Maus of Weirton and Justin Loughrie of Wellsburg were named to the spring dean’s list at Geneva College. University of Toledo College of Pharmacy Daniel Gilloon of Steubenville was awarded a doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Toledo College of ...

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, ...

Lending a helping hand

Capital Health Care Network recently jumpstarted the “Back-to-School Bash” planned by Urban Mission Ministries for Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. by recently donating several hundred backpacks filled with school supplies. On hand for the donation were Jackson Smith, Nina Jessie, Urban ...

Church news from throughout the area

Mount Carmel to mark third pastoral anniversary STEUBENVILLE — Mount Carmel Community Baptist Church will celebrate the third pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Benjamin L. Calvert II, senior pastor, on Aug. 13. The theme for the day is “Celebrating God’s Shepherd to the Community” ...

Vacation Bible Schools

Amsterdam Community Church of God AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Community Church of God, located at 8247 Bear Rd. S.E., Amsterdam, will hold its annual Vacation Bible School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 7-11. On Aug. 13 at 10:30 a.m. there will be a children’s program with a luncheon held ...