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Coal miners reunion Sept. 22 at museum located in Cadiz CADIZ — A coal miners reunion to honor the men and women who work or have worked in the coal industry will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Harrison County History of Coal Museum. The museum is located in the lower ...

Scholarship awarded

Patricia Fletcher, left, presented a $1,000 scholarship to Jaliyah Hubbard, valedictorian of Steubenville High School’s Class of 2018, on behalf of the Dr. Patricia L. Fletcher Scholarship Fund for the Youth of the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs. The scholarship was ...

Attend Kiwanis convention

In attendance at the 99th W.Va. District of Kiwanis convention held Aug. 10-12 at the Days Inn in Flatwoods, Sutton, W.Va., were Mary Kay Olashuk and Devon Price. Olashuk is the lieutenant governor of Division 1 and a member of the Weirton Kiwanis Club. Price is a member of the Weir High Key ...

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Country Friends announces lineup of entertainment COLLIERS — Country Friends will host Light Touch on Friday and Country Friends Band on Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Police Lodge Road, Colliers. The doors open at 6 p.m, the dance starts at 7 p.m., and the hall closes at ...

Family reunion

Mankowski WEIRTON — The 42nd Mankowski family reunion was held Aug. 11 at the Get Togethers party facility in Weirton with 90 members present. Those attending were asked to bring a food item or cash. Three boxes of nonperishable items and cash were donated to the Weirton Community Bread ...

Taste of Quinn set for Saturday

Every other year, Quinn Memorial A.M.E. Church, which is located at 515 North St., Steubenville, sponsors its Taste of Quinn dinner, which will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the church and feature a variety of food made by church members. The menu includes turkey and dressing, ham, ...

District advice, encouragement for area Rotarians

WELLSBURG — The leader of Rotary District 7530 discussed ways to attract more members and involve youth in Rotary International when he visited the Brooke County Rotary Club on Aug. 9. A native of Paden City, W.Va., Mike Davidson left West Virginia to serve in the Navy, where he piloted ...

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Greater Weirton Senior Center to host card party Sunday WEIRTON — The Greater Weirton Senior Center, 3425 Main St., will host its annual kings and queens card party fundraiser on Sunday. It will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and include a participant’s game of choice, door prizes, ...

Center applauds artistic gesture

WINTERSVILLE — Residents and staff of Sienna Woods Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wintersville are “drawn” to a special visitor who stops by on Saturdays. And so, too, is local artist Larry Straney who has made it his practice in recent years to draw a portrait of a different ...

Tri-State Young Marines to host info session

WEIRTON — The Young Marines, a national youth organization, will hold an information session for prospective youth and their parents for the Tri-State Unit at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Weirton VFW Post No. 2716, 2534 Main St., Weirton. The Young Marines is a youth education and service ...

Salvation Army theme for Kiwanis club

STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Kiwanis Club members have football and steak on their minds today as the noon meeting at the YWCA of Steubenville was to include the traditional welcome of local high school football coaches to weigh in on this year’s season. These annual programs are ...

Rose sale fundraiser continues to Sept. 11

The Steubenville Kiwanis Club is in the midst of its main fundraiser as members are taking orders for the annual rose sale, a tradition of more than 50 years. The price of a dozen long-stemmed, boxed roses is $20 for local deliveries to be made Sept. 18 to the Steubenville, Wintersville, ...

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Annual Ladies of Steel gathering set for Aug. 29 WEIRTON — The eighth-annual Ladies of Steel gathering will be held Aug. 29 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Serbian Picnic Grounds, Kings Creek Road. All women who worked for or are currently working for National Steel, Weirton Steel, ISG ...

Weir High School Class of 1968 holds 50-year reunion

Members of Weir High School’s Class of 1968 gathered for their 50-year class reunion on July 28 at Undo’s Restaurant in Weirton. On hand were John Tate, Kathy Newbrough Simon, Michalene Kelchek Smith, Cathy Cork Colabrese, Judy McCarl Morris, Marsha Trojan Casto, Randi Richmond Rexroad, ...

A helping hand

The H.O.P.E. Project, an acronym for Healthy Opportunities, Praise and Education, addresses the lack of appropriate health and wellness, recreational, spiritual and educational programs for youth in the downtown neighborhoods of Weirton.The H.O.P.E. Project will provide a safe, accessible ...

Community briefs

Spay, neuter clinic Sept. 9 NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Humane Foundation has openings for low-cost cat spay and neuter services on Sept. 9. Female or male cats are $55 each. This includes rabies shot, flea and ear mite treatments. Call (304) 224-2590 to schedule a clinic ...

Mingo High School Class of 1968 holds 50-year reunion

Members of Mingo High School’s Class of 1968 held their 50-year class reunion on Aug. 11 at the Mingo Knights of Columbus Hall. Attending were, seated, from left, Cheryl Murtland Brettell, Kathy Hoff Bender, John DiAngelo, Jeffrey Hawkins, Sysan Petrella Jankowski, Joe Menendez, Pamela Hague ...

Women’s golf news

CADIZ WOMEN’S GOLF LEAGUE The Cadiz Women’s Golf League played a “Ts and Fs” game on Aug. 15 where scores were counted only on holes starting with the letters T and F, and subtracting half a player’s handicap. Glenda Sensel and Pat Beamer, hostesses for the day, announced ...

Campus news

University of Dallas Andrew Mitch and Elizabeth Mitch of Toronto and Sophia Kanzelberger of Steubenville were named to the spring dean’s list at the University of Dallas.

Helping the hungry

Community Bread Basket in Weirton recently received a shipment from Mountaineer Food Bank of Gassaway, W.Va. Volunteers helping to unload the truck were, Pastor Tim Colvin, front, and standing, from left, Bill Aftanas, Mike Runkel, Tom Runkel, Bob Johnson, Carolyn Johnson, Luke Krause, Michah ...