Community

All systems go for Jefferson County Relay for Life

TORONTO — This weekend’s Jefferson County Relay for Life isn’t just an event for groups who have organized as “teams” to raise money for the American Cancer Society. It’s for the entire community, according to Emily Russell, who is serving as co-chair of the event along with Tom ...

Community happenings

Tri-State Marine Corps Club Auxiliary to meet July 8 WEIRTON — The Tri-State Marine Corps Club Auxiliary met June 10 with President Shirley Brecht presiding. Chaplain Mary Ann Smith gave the prayer, and Marcy Spano read names on the prayer list. Vice President Darlene Kemp conducted ...

Hancock County Humane Foundation hosting dinner fundraiser on Sunday

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Humane Foundation will be hosting a fundraiser dinner from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Cove United Presbyterian Church, 3404 Main St., Weirton, in addition to a Chinese auction. For a $15 charge, there will be a choice of entrees, including smoked pulled ...

Community news from around the area

Betty Tanaka to represent Hancock County at festival NEW CUMBERLAND — For the first time in several years, the Hancock County Community Educational Outreach Service is sending a “County Belle” to the West Virginia State Folk Festival. Betty Tanaka is a relative newcomer to the ...

Red Hats outing

The Weirton Red Hat Sassie Lassies met recently for a special outing to the North Star Lounge on Noblestown Road. Attending were front, from left, Diane Plesa, Joan Weaver, Mary Louise Danek and Diane Pastoric; middle, Martha Varitek, Jo Anne Morrison, Shirley DeLuca, Barb Coburn, Sheila Falk, ...

Fidelis Gamma Chapter awards scholarship, holds memorial

WEIRTON — The West Virginia Fidelis Gamma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa International Sorority for Women Educators met June 6 at Williams Country Club in Weirton. As the members entered, hostesses Pat Accettolo and Elaine Ferrari had decorated the tables with pots of colorful Gerbera ...

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Salvation Army Cans for Kids food drive kicks off June 25 STEUBENVILLE — The Salvation Army in Steubenville will be holding its annual Cans for Kids food drive and aluminum can collection kickoff on June 25 at the Prime Time Senior Center, located at 300 Lovers Lane. It will be held ...

In the military

Army Cadet Abby Jo Greco, daughter of Jeffrey and Melissa Greco of Bloomingdale, recently graduated from the U.S. Military Academy. Greco graduated from Indian Creek High School in 2015. While at West Point, she concentrated her studies in mathematical sciences with honors. She was ...

Women’s golf

Cadiz Women’s Golf League The Cadiz Women’s Golf League played “Scoring on Par Fours” on June 12. Hostesses Millie Romshak and Paula Hope announced the winners. A flight winner was Stacy Amos. B flight winner was Bonnie Beetham, and C flight was Kim Ochsaline. The putt pot was won ...

Campus news

Duquesne University A.J. Connor of Wintersville was named to the spring dean’s list at Duquesne University with a 4.0. point. Muskingum University The following area students were named to the Muskingum University spring dean’s list: Spencer Neville, Bloomingdale; Devin Merritt, ...

Volunteers help feed the hungry

With the increased need experienced by the Community Bread Basket in Weirton, more food must be purchased and donated. “The number of people seeking help continues to increase each month,” noted Tara Sheperd, CBB program administrator. “We could not survive without the dedicated ...

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African Children’s Choir to perform June 30 “The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances,” notes a news release about the group, which will be performing at two local locations on June 30 ...

Mingo Knights of Columbus have state winner

The Mingo Knights of Columbus Council 4361 has a state Blue Coat winner in Steubenville Police Officer Thomas Dorsey, left, shown with State Deputy Kevin Miller, center, and Mingo Knights of Columbus Council 4361 Grand Knight Shawn Zarych. The occasion was the Ohio Knights of Columbus State ...

Vacation Bible Schools

Colliers Way Church of Christ WEIRTON — “Creation Station” is the theme of Vacation Bible School at Colliers Way Church of Christ, located at 612 Colliers Way. There will be lessons, crafts and snacks for classes of participants ages 2-12. They will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Cobwebs, Character and Coming to Grips with What’s Important.” - Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “This Is Right,” morning service; “Fulfillment,” evening service. ¯ First Church of Christ, Scientist, ...

Hopedale UMC marks 150th

Hopedale United Methodist Church celebrated its 150th anniversary on June 2 with it sister church, Bloomingdale United Methodist Church, joining in worship. The Rev. Dave Quillen, pastor of both churches, welcomed the congregation and guests. Special music was provided by Jeff and Cindy Burns ...

Steubenville Art Association’s workshop, meeting Wednesday

STEUBENVILLE — Wednesday brings the last official meeting and workshop of the year for the Steubenville Art Association with both happening at the Visitor Center at Historic Fort Steuben, located at 120 S. Third St. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. and will include the installation of officers ...

In her memory

Awards made through the Cynthia Rose Phillipson Charitable Foundation this year included the presentation of several scholarships. Each recipient received a $1,000 scholarship for his or her college education during Catholic Central High School’s senior awards banquet. Those recipients, shown ...

Community news from around the area

Library summer reading club activities are announced STEUBENVILLE — “A Universe of Stories” Summer Reading Club activities at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County have been announced. They include: Main Library, (740) 282-9782 Children: A galaxy light craft for all ...

Garden club wins awards

At the recent spring meeting of the West Virginia Old Trails District Garden Club, the New Cumberland Garden Club received two awards, according to George Hines, president of the New Cumberland Garden Club, who is shown with Carolyn McCafferty, past president of the West Virginia Garden Clubs ...