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Amsterdam church youth to host dinner theater AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Community Church of God youth are organizing a spaghetti dinner theater that will be held at the church located at 8247 Bear Road SE, Amsterdam, on Feb. 23, beginning at 6 p.m. The dinner theater will consist of ...

Church sermon topics

¯ Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Can Others See God in You?” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Blessed Are The Poor.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “The Cords That Bind.” - Covenant Presbyterian Church, ...

Steubenville Art Association keeping busy

STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Art Association has been busy hosting open studio sessions every other week since mid-November, and they have become very popular, according to association officials. The next open studio sessions are scheduled for Feb. 25 and March 11 in room 2534 at Eastern ...

Sweetheart Chocolate Walk is Saturday

STEUBENVILLE — Some tickets remain available for area residents interested in a chocolately walk Saturday that will enable participants in the first-time event to be part of a drawing for a $100 “dinner for two” gift card to JC Wine Cellars in East Springfield. Historic Fort Steuben is ...

Sapphire Sister honors

The Alpha Tau Chapter (WV) of Alpha Delta Kappa, international honorary organization for women educators, held its February meeting at Trinity United Methodist Church in New Cumberland with Velda Icard, immediate past president, presiding. Chaplain Kathy Griffith read two Valentine’s Day ...

School house museum honors longtime service

STEUBENVILLE — The Pleasant Hill School House Historical Museum has marked a changing of the guard and with that an acknowledgment of honors for longtime service. Gloria Renda, director, and Richard Clashman, treasurer, were presented with years of service awards when the board held its ...

Community happenings

Country Friends notes entertainment lineup COLLIERS — Country Friends will host Neon Knights on Friday and Moonlite Special on Saturday to entertain 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 ...

Community news from around the area

Hancock Health Department to conduct food handler class NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Health Department will conduct a food handler class at the Mary H. Weir Public Library, 3442 Main St., Weirton, on Feb. 21, beginning at 1 p.m. The class will be held downstairs in the library, ...

DKG Alpha Mu Chapter awards beginning teacher scholarship to

TORONTO — The Alpha Mu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma will be making plans for its 80th birthday celebration when members gather for the next meeting, which will be held March 9 at Harlem Springs United Methodist Church. The meeting also will include a necrology service in remembrance of ...

‘Taking the Lead’ breakfast series held

STEUBENVILLE — “Stepping Out of Your Story and Stepping Into Your Greatness” was the theme of the latest “Taking the Lead” breakfast series presentation where a small group of women were encouraged to step out of their comfort zones and focus on possibilities, not problems. The Feb. ...

Jefferson Relay for Life meeting tonight

STEUBENVILLE — Tonight’s planning meeting for the 2019 Jefferson County Relay for Life will include discussion on having an open house type event to promote the fundraiser that benefits American Cancer Society research and programs. The meeting will get under way at 6 p.m. in room 1504 at ...

Community news from around the area

Abraham Lincoln impersonator to present program Saturday ELDERSVILLE — The Jefferson Township Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m. in the White Church building located on Fire Road across from the fire hall. The guest speaker will be Jim ...

Community briefs

Oak Glen Middle School student takes first place in Patriot’s Pen NEW MANCHESTER — Oak Glen Middle School student Shea Wimberley won first place and $300 in prize money in the Patriot’s Pen writing competition. The VFW-sponsored youth essay contest gives sixth-, seventh- and ...

Candids from Chamber’s Investor-to-Investor event

Photos on today’s community page are from the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Investor-to-Investor event, an evening that offers an opportunity for its members to socialize and network. The photos from reporter Amy Neeley were taken Wednesday evening at St. Florian Event ...

Campus News

Scholarship awarded The West Virginia Foundation for Architecture and the West Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects have announced the AIA WV 2019 Scholarship winners. The AIA West Virginia Scholarship program benefits West Virginia native students working toward a ...

Leia’s Kids donates to family

WINTERSVILLE — Leia’s Kids, a Jefferson County-based nonprofit, 501(c)(3) foundation established in 2017 to provide hope and support to children and their families battling childhood cancer, has made its fifth $1,000 Crown A Kid donation. A check presentation recently was made to Gavin ...

Community news from around the area

Lamb and chicken gyro sale scheduled Tuesday STEUBENVILLE — The Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Philoptochos Society will hold its last gyro sale of the season on Tuesday at the church, located at 300 S. Fourth St., and there are two kinds — lamb and chicken. The sale runs from 10 ...

Amsterdam church youth to host spaghetti dinner theater

The Amsterdam Community Church of God youth are organizing a spaghetti dinner theater that will be held at the church located at 8247 Bear Road SE, Amsterdam, on Feb. 23, beginning at 6 p.m. The dinner theater will consist of salad, drinks and dessert along with the main course. During the ...

Church sermon topics

¯ Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “From Uh Oh to .........” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Answering the Call.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “The Joy of Waiting.” - Covenant Presbyterian Church, ...