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All Saints Greek Orthodox Philoptochos Society helps Salvation Army

The Salvation Army recently received a $1,000 donation from the All Saints Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society. “The Salvation Army is dedicated to helping those less fortunate,” a society spokesperson noted. “They offer such services as feeding the hungry, clothing the needy and ...

Community news from around the area

Christmas music program Monday for woman’s club STEUBENVILLE — Kimberly Hahn will lead a program of Christmas music to entertain members of the OFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville at the holiday meeting at noon Monday at the YWCA of Steubenville. Carlotta Jordan, president, has ...

Association officers installed

The Hancock County Association of Retired School Employees met Nov. 19 at the Hancock County Senior Center in New Cumberland, where guest Charmel Radcliff, Region 1 director of the West Virginia Association of Retired School Employees, installed the new officers for 2020. From left are ...

Adena Lions Club hears pantry presentation

To celebrate Thanksgiving, the Adena Lions Club members gathered for a holiday meal at its November meeting, followed up with a presentation by guest speaker Lynne Sweeney on her work experiences at the Adena Community Food Pantry. She offered information on the frequency of distributions and ...

Youth talent shines at music guild event

The Ohio Valley Music Guild’s annual dinner meeting held Nov. 20 at the Steubenville Country Club was “goosebumps” proof positive that the valley does indeed have talent. Five area youth with a connection to the Valley’s Got Talent competitions organized through the Ohio Valley Youth ...

‘Women in the Military’ topic for Mingo club

MINGO JUNCTION — The GFWC Woman’s Club of Mingo Junction held their November meeting at the Mingo Senior Citizens Center with President Sharon Cole-Isner presiding and leading in opening exercises. Roetta Lewis gave the blessing. Navy veteran and club member Cheri Carpico introduced guest ...

Jefferson County Relay for Life to be in area parade

STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society has finalized plans for its participation in Toronto’s Christmas parade. Sponsored by Focus in Toronto, the parade begins at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 7 to the theme “Be A Part of the Magic.” The ...

Community happenings from throughout the area

Unionport United Methodist having Wednesday service UNIONPORT — Thanksgiving Eve church services will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Unionport United Methodist Church. Pastor Chuck Mehl will deliver the message, and all are welcome to attend. Christmas dinner, dance at Weirton ...

Helping Urban Mission

Representatives of the Steubenville Education Association recently donated $667 to Urban Mission Ministries’ Thanksgiving dinner fund. On hand for the presentation were, from left, Alicia Ziarko, Marci Govey, Treasurer Crystal Wicker, Cynthia Lytle of Urban Mission, Jamie Thompson, Helen ...

Community news from around the area

New Cumberland Hall of Fame is planning 2020 ceremony NEW CUMBERLAND — Thirty years ago, the New Cumberland Hall of Fame was an Eagle Scout project for Rob Stanley, who believed that people of the community who volunteered to help in any way without recognition should be recognized for ...

Choir performs for retired teachers

The Crimson Fusion Show Choir presented a musical program for members of the Jefferson County Retired Teachers Association after its business meeting held Nov. 12 at Starkdale Presbyterian Church in Steubenville. Dave Nicholson presided at the meeting where Bee Lehner, Ohio Retired Teachers ...

Funseekers schedule Dec. 4 meeting

STEUBENVILLE — The Funseekers Nov. 6 meeting held at Scaffidi’s Restaurant included dinner served for 70 attending. Entertainment consisted of game night. JoAnne Burgin gave the opening prayer. During the business meeting, reports of the treasurer and secretary were read and approved. ...

Rosebud Garden Club officers installed

The Dillonvale Rosebud Garden Club officers were installed by Jodi Russell on Nov. 20, including, from left, President Kim Campbell, Vice President Caroline Williams, Treasurer Gloria Bartyzel and Secretary Lori Abraham. The club leaders are holding gnomes they created and which will be used ...

In the Military

ARMY Master Sgt. Thomas Bell Jr. PRESCOTT, ARIZ. — Recently retired U.S. Army Master Sgt. Thomas Bell Jr., formerly of Steubenville, was presented the Major General Robert A. McClure Silver Medal, the second highest award presented by the Psychological Operations Regiment. Bell, the son ...

Donation appreciated

For more than 10 years, the First Christian Church of Weirton has had the mission of helping children in the community by buying, preparing and bringing food to the Weirton Christian Center one evening every month to support the “Feed the Children” project there. Recently, a longtime member ...

Community news from around the area

Annual cookie walk Dec. 14 at Christ United Methodist WEIRTON — The annual cookie walk at Christ United Methodist Church, which has become a holiday tradition with many in Weirton, will be held in the fellowship hall of the church at 3598 Pennsylvania Ave. on Weirton Heights from 10 a.m. ...

A helping hand

When Doug Finton, owner of Steel and Wolfe Funeral Home in Weirton, asked how he could help the Community Bread Basket, Jim Pauchnik, CBB board member, said he told him that hands were needed to receive food at CBB. Finton came to CBB with two other Steel and Wolfe employees to help handle the ...

Christmas bazaar Dec. 14 at Brilliant United Methodist Church

Members of the Mary Martha Circle of the Brilliant United Methodist Church have been busy preparing 100 or more dozen petite nut rolls for the Christmas bazaar that will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 14 at the church, located at 525 Labelle St., Brilliant. Along with baking, Cheri ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Frog Legs, Turtle Soup and Sweet Potato Pie.” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Always Be Thankful.” - Covenant Presbyterian Church, Steubenville: “A National Thanksgiving.” - Finley United Methodist ...

Candids from special veterans event in Toronto

Photos on today’s community page were submitted by George Komar, president of the Toronto Coalition for Revitalization, and are from Nov. 9 when the Toronto American Legion Post 86 joined with the coalition and city to host a dinner in celebration of veterans and the 100th anniversary of the ...