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Community news from around the area

Nominations being accepted for annual Karaffa award TORONTO — Nominations are being accepted for the 2018 Anna Marie and Joseph Karaffa Award for Excellence in Education. The annual award was established in 1997 in honor of the couple’s 50th wedding anniversary and recognizes the ...

Greek Easter bake sale Thursday

A Greek Easter bake sale presented by All Saints Greek Orthodox Church’s Philoptochos Society is scheduled for Thursday at Hellenic Memorial Hall, 3528 West St., Weirton. The sale will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., unless it is sold out earlier. Baked goods include Greek sweet Easter bread for ...

Community news from around the area

Organ donation focus of Gathering Place event BURGETTSTOWN — With April designated as National Donate Life Month, the Gathering Place Coffee Shop at Paris Presbyterian Church, 127 Steubenville Pike, Paris (Burgettstown), will host a special outreach on that topic as part of its Sharing ...

Camera club winners

The Upper Ohio Valley Camera Club has announced winners of the March competition to the theme of “Gazeboes.” Winners were: First place, Anissa Wellington; second, Dave Rees; and third, Debra Snider. The open category winners were: First place, Vince Trupiano; second, Anissa Wellington; and ...

Brilliant Lions presented awards

BRILLIANT — The Brilliant Lions Club took time to remember one of their own, with a chair draped in black in memory of Randall Craven, who was a longtime member. The club participated in his funeral service. President Ralph Nickoson presided at the recent meeting. Glenn Dennis gave the ...

N.C. Lions welcome guest speaker

Hancock County Assessor Joe Alongi, left, was the guest speaker when the New Cumberland Lions Club met March 13. He was welcomed by President Don Deemer, right, who presided. Bob Manypenny gave the invocation. The meeting included the announcement by club member John Edwards that he will ...

Community news from around the area

Greater Weirton Senior Center to host Sands of Time, bingo WEIRTON — The Sands of Time will provide music when the Greater Weirton Senior Center at 3539 Main St. hosts a dance on April 5. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the band will play from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. There is a $5 charge. The event ...

Community service award presented

The Cadiz Civic Woman’s Club presented a community service award to the Harrison County Board of Developmental Disabilities, with David Koch, HCBD president, and the Taggart family, accepting the award at the Cadiz Community Recognition Banquet presented by the Cadiz Business Association. ...

Pageant on Wednesday

Buckeye Local High School will hold its annual Queen of Queens pageant on Wednesday in the Buckeye Local High School theater, beginning at 7 p.m. Participants include, front, from left, Lillie Windsheimer, Cadyia Pugh and Brianna Pasco, and back, Angelina Piergallini and Maddie Gill.

Mingo women host Legislation Day

MINGO JUNCTION — The Woman’s Club of Mingo Junction served as the host club when Legislation Day was held March 17 for the GFWC/Ohio Federation of Women’s Clubs. Pam Pietro served as general chairman of the event held at Harmony United Methodist Church and attended by about 32 women ...

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 ...

‘April Showers’ card party on April 15

St. Joseph the Worker Christian Mothers will hold their annual “April Showers” card party on April 15, beginning at 2 p.m. in the elementary school gym, located at 151 Michael Way, Weirton. Admission is $10 per person. Anyone interested in reserving a table can contact Dolores Bengier at ...

Church news from throughout the area

Free community Easter dinner planned in Wellsburg WELLSBURG — A free community Easter dinner is being planned for the community of Wellsburg from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 1 at Wellsburg United Methodist Church, located at the corner of 11th and Charles streets in downtown Wellsburg. The ...

Weirton Knights make donation

The Weirton Knights of Columbus Council No. 3734 recently presented $2,000 to Madonna High School as part of its semi-annual tuition assistance program donation. Student recipients are selected by the staff and administration at Madonna High School to help defray tuition costs of eligible ...

Church sermon topics

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Come to the Cross,” Easter cantata. -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “The Lamb of God.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “A Royal Parade.” -- Covenant Presbyterian Church, ...

Special holiday event

The La Bonne Vie Chapter of the Red Hat Society met March 15 for a special St. Patrick’s Day party held at Scaffidi’s Restaurant and Tavern in Steubenville. Hosts were Filomena DiCarlantonio, Joyce Parrish, Lucia Scaffidi and Cindy Misogiane. Decked out in green were, front, from left, ...

4-H Club News

Country Ridge Runners The Country Ridge Runners 4-H Club had 38 members attending the March meeting held at the Glenn Mills Senior Community Center in Richmond. President Hailey Parker presided. Club members packed 100 lunches for the Friendship Room in Steubenville, discussed the Iron Chef ...

Academy showcases spring class lineup

Hopes of spring and new opportunities to learn were evident Saturday when returning and prospective members of the Academy of Lifelong Learning turned out to get a glimpse of what the spring semester will offer — classes and field trips. Green attire and accessories made it obvious as well ...

Community news from around the area

Mingo church selling holiday nutrolls MINGO JUNCTION — Mingo First United Presbyterian is having a nut roll sale with the church offering them on Monday. The nut rolls are $10 and can be picked up after 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. that day. Ordering ahead facilitates the process. The church is ...

Appreciation expressed

Richmond village officials recently passed resolutions honoring Sahn and Joe Huscroft and Marie Wood for their many hours of time, dedication and monetary donations toward the beautification of the Richmond Village gazebo parks. In front of the gazebo are Sahn Huscroft, left, and Marie Wood.