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(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, ...

‘Greek Bakery and Bling’ fundraiser approaching

All Saints Greek Orthodox Church Philoptochos Society will be sponsoring a “Greek Bakery and Bling” to be held Nov. 18 and 19 at the Hellenic Memorial Hall, located at 3528 West St., Weirton. The hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 18 and from noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 19 or until sold out. The ...

Weirton unit presents Valiant Woman award

WEIRTON — The World Community Day worship service, sponsored by Church Women United organizations around the world, is celebrated on the first Friday in November. The theme of this year’s worship program was “Kindling New Fires for Peace.” The Weirton unit met Nov. 3 at First Baptist ...

Church news from throughout the area

Riverview UMC luncheon Sunday is free for veterans and open to public TORONTO — Riverview United Methodist Church, located at 105 N. River Ave., will serve a free soup, sandwich and dessert luncheon to all veterans from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. The Riverview congregation invites all ...

Church sermon topics

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Good Grief.” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Keep Your Lamps Full.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “The Church in Increase.” -- Empire United Methodist Church: “Jesus ...

A groovy evening

Valley Hospice held its “We Love the ‘60s” fundraiser Nov. 4 at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville, an evening that included cocktails, dinner and some participants who donned 1960s attire for the occasion. Enjoying the evening as the castaways from the classic sitcom “Gilligan’s ...

Community news from around the area

Commemorative bricks way to honor, remember veterans STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Veterans Association reminds area residents of a tangible way to honor and remember military active or veterans by purchasing a commemorative brick on the Honor Wall, shown above. Constructed and ...

Display in honor of veterans

In celebration of Veterans Day and its own members who are veterans, the Steubenville Art Association is sponsoring an exhibit commemorating veterans and patriotic images. It is on display at Eastern Gateway Community College’s main floor through Nov. 16. Some of the association members who ...

Community news from around the area

DAR prospective members meeting scheduled Nov. 17 WEIRTON — Do you have an ancestor who took part in the The American Revolution? If so, you may be eligible to join the Daughters of the American Revolution. The Fort Steuben Chapter of the National Society, DAR, will hold a ...

Club’s Holiday Splendor fundraiser Dec. 3

WINTERSVILLE — The Wintersville Woman’s Club will continue to finalize plans for its key fundraiser when members gather for their Nov. 16 noon luncheon and business meeting at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. The 16th-annual Holiday Splendor luncheon and style show to benefit scholarship ...

Donation made to cancer center

The Christian Women's Fellowship of the First Christian Church of Weirton made a donation of $340 to the Weirton Medical Center Cancer Center. The donation was made in honor of three women from their congregation who recently were diagnosed with breast cancer. On hand for the presentation ...

Community news from around the area

Unionport Grange to host meeting set for Thursday UNIONPORT — Unionport Grange No. 2728 will host Jefferson County Pomona Grange No. 41 at noon Thursday. The grange roster will be distributed, and the program will be presented by Sis Brannon. Jim Hyndman is Pomona Grange Master. All ...

Student collects more than 240 eyeglasses for Toronto Lions

TORONTO — At their monthly dinner meeting, Toronto Lions Club members welcomed Toronto Jr./Sr. High eighth-grader Evan Wolters who presented more than 240 pairs of eyeglasses that he collected from various collection sites in Toronto over the summer. Wolters explained that he collected the ...

Variety of programs, activities at library branches

STEUBENVILLE — The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County has announced the following programs and activities: Adena Branch, (740) 546-3782 Adults: Color pages designed for adults on Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. Children: Make a craft on Nov. 13 at 5:30 p.m. Registration is required. ...

Milestone ‘sew’ special

WINTERSVILLE — Amazing Grace Pillowcase Inc., a ministry outreach founded by Mary J. Albaugh four years ago to brighten the lives of hospitalized children one colorful and cheerful pillowcase at a time, has reached a milestone. Members of the Amazing Grace Pillowcase ministry visited ...

Community news from around the area

Christian Science hymn sing and workshop Saturday STEUBENVILLE — The Christian Science congregation at 600 Lovers Lane, along with five other Christian Science churches in the Tri-State Area, invite music lovers to be their guest for a hymn sing/music workshop. Ryan Vigil of Boston will ...

St. Agnes CWC hears reports

MINGO JUNCTION — Members of the St. Agnes Catholic Woman’s Club held their October meeting in the church parish hall with Pat Cramblett presiding. The Rev. James Dunfee gave the opening and closing prayers. Reports were given by Clara Sue Milewsky, Secretary and Barbara Crugnale, ...

Community news from around the area

Weirton VFW Auxiliary plans Quarter auction for Sunday WEIRTON — The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary at Post 2716 in Weirton will host a fundraiser quarter auction on Sunday. Doors will open at noon with the auction beginning at 1 p.m. The VFW hall is located at 3534 Main St., ...

Steubenville Kiwanis Club honors on Halloween

The Oct. 31 meeting of the Steubenville Kiwanis Club, held at the YWCA of Steubenville, was occasion for outgoing president Phyllis Riccadonna to recognize various club members for their varied contributions to the club along with their hard work and support. Tom Timmons was singled out as ...

Wreaths Across America seeks local support

WHEELING — For the ninth consecutive year, the George Washington Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution is participating in the Wreaths Across America campaign with local sponsors being sought to purchase wreaths that will be placed in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in ...