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Spring fling tradition for sheltered workshop

WEIRTON — The Spring Fling for the Hancock County Sheltered Workshop and Opportunity Center was held April 17 at Undo’s of the Holiday Inn, an event sponsored by the Weirton Kiwanis Club and chaired by Gus and Aggie Monezis. The event was made possible with the help of donations from ...

Trying to ‘grow’ more junior garden clubs

The Weed Whackers Junior Garden Club, which is sponsored by Region 12 of the Ohio Association of Garden Clubs, welcomes new members, adult garden clubs and the public to its next meeting, which will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday at the Schiappa Branch of the Public Library of Steubenville and ...

Weirton Woman’s Club Garden Department installs officers

WEIRTON — The Garden Department of the Weirton Woman’s Club recently held their May meeting at the Ponderosa Golf Course with Chairman Carol Village welcoming members. The inspiration was given by Patty Kaminski, who read an original poem titled “A Gardener’s Springtime.” ...

Ninth-annual Steubenville Valley Reunion set for June 22-23

SARASOTA, Fla. — The ninth-annual Steubenville Valley Reunion will be held June 22-23 in Saraosta with Sam and Donna Fornsaglio and Kevin and Anita Pestian again serving as hosts. “Everyone from the Valley is invited,” writes Sam Fornsaglio. “The annual party continues to grow as a ...

Community news from around the area

Pizza party, adult concert Sunday at Sycamore Center STEUBENVILLE — The Sycamore Youth and Community Center — located in the former Sycamore Tree Church at 301 N. Fourth St., Steubenville — will host two special free events Sunday, including a pizza party for children and then a ...

Candids from Historic Fort Steuben dinner

Today’s community page features photos from the Old Fort Steuben Project’s annual dinner and membership meeting held May 9 at Hellenic Hall in Steubenville.

Red Hats outing

Members of the Red Hat Sassie Lassies who met recently for an outing at Zalenski’s in Wintersville were, front, from left, Wadeane Nardo, Peggy Kula, Susan Rocchio, Patty Channing, Diane Pastoric, Diane Plesa, Sheila Falk and Connie Norwood, and back, Cheryl Kondik, Barb Coburn, Marge ...

Steubenville Kiwanis Club welcomes Hess Corp. representative as speaker

STEUBENVILLE — James W. Wilson, Utica operations area lead for Hess Corp., with a Steubenville presence at 4525 Sunset Blvd., was the May 8 guest speaker at the Steubenville Kiwanis Club’s noon luncheon meeting held at the YWCA of Steubenville. Wilson, who was introduced by Kiwanian ...

Community news from around the area

Jefferson County Historical Society Museum open house set STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Historical Association will host an open house from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the museum located at 426 Franklin Ave., Steubenville. According to President Judy Brancazio, there will be a ...

Fidelis Gamma Chapter meets

WEIRTON — The regular meeting of the Fidelis Gamma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa International Teachers Sorority was held May 3 at Williams Country Club with President Jerry DeFilippo presiding and Elaine McClung and Liz Pugh serving as hostesses. The tables were decorated with spring ...

Four earn Eagle Scout rank

MOUNT PLEASANT — The projects of four Troop 14 Boy Scouts from the Ohio Valley Council, sponsored by the Presbyterian Church of Mount Pleasant, attained the highest rank of Scouting, the Eagle Scout, and were honored at a Court of Honor ceremony held April 14 at the church. Scoutmaster ...

Community news from around the area

Poker run Saturday to benefit Cadiz American Legion Post 34 CADIZ — Capital Health, Carriage Inn of Cadiz, is sponsoring an Armed Forces Day poker run on Saturday. Registration starts at 10 a.m. at Carriage Inn of Cadiz, 308 W. Warren St., with the first bike out at 11 a.m. The cost is ...

Commissioning

Kristen Kakascik, second from left, was commissioned into the Navy Judge Advocate Corps. She is the daughter of Mary and Tom Kakascik of Weirton, formerly of Steubenville, and is a graduate of West Virginia University and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Also participating in the ...

Women’s golf news

BLACKMOOR The women of the Blackmoor Ladies Golf League played a team points format on May 7. The winning team was made up of Signa Findlay, Lucy Karaan and Tammy Koutsky. Proximity prizes went to Lattee Chinakarn for closest to the pin on hole No. 12 and Cheryl Black for the longest ...

Community calendar

Today Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon, 7 p.m., Wheeling College, Whelan Hall, 316 Washington Ave., Wheeling. Alcoholics Anonymous, Sunday Morning Awareness Group, open discussion, 10 a.m., Trinity Medical Center East staff conference room; information, (740) 266-5081; As Bill Sees It ...

May Friendship Day observed

WEIRTON — The Weirton Church Women United celebrated May Friendship Day on May 4 at Oakland Presbyterian Church, Wylie Ridge Road, Weirton, with 35 women representing 19 local churches. “Reaching for Wholeness in Gratitude for God’s Presence” was the theme. Rebecca “Tish” Turner, ...

Mingo Knights present awards

The Knights of Columbus Monsignor Joseph F. Dooley Council 4361 celebrated its 61st anniversary April 20 at the Mingo Junction Knights of Columbus Hall. Shawn E. Zarych, grand knight, seated center, presented awards at the dinner to, seated from left, Rhette Potenzini, youth of the year; Rose ...

Church news from throughout the area

Weirton church to show film that addresses heroin problem WEIRTON — The Family of God Christian Center, at 4215 Wells St., will show the film “Gateway to Hope: Overcoming Heroin” at 7 p.m. on May 18. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Brooke-Hancock Family Resource Center, ...

Church sermon topics

-- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “The Author of Joy.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “Living Proof.” -- Covenant Presbyterian Church, Steubenville: “Holiness is a Characteristic of the Church.” -- Empire United Methodist ...

Candids from Special Olympics

The Area 9 Special Olympics were held May 5 at Harding Middle School’s track, marking the 42nd year of track and field games, bocce ball, softball throw and wheelchair events. Winners will participate in the statewide Special Olympics in Columbus in June. Jefferson County Sheriff Fred ...