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Follansbee Branch to show ‘Pokemon,’ ‘A Dog’s Journey’ FOLLANSBEE — The Follansbee Branch of the Brooke County Public Library will be showing the film “Pokemon Detective Pikachu,” beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday. The first-ever live-action Pokemon adventure, “Pokemon ...

A successful Christmas in July for Salvation Army

STEUBENVILLE — It was a good Christmas in July for the Salvation Army of Steubenville, located at 332 N. Fourth St. “We have our final total of all money collected, and we are being matched dollar for dollar by our headquarters in Cleveland, and we have raised $5,233.42,” announced Lt. ...

Women’s golf news

CADIZ WOMEN’S GOLF LEAGUE Congratulations were in order for the winners of the Cadiz Women’s Golf League Championship Tournament. Billie Stanwick, tournament chairman, announced winners as: A flight, Janis Cook in first place and Tracy Amos, runner-up. In B flight, first place was ...

Giving back to the community

The Carriage Inn of Steubenville, the Laurels of Steubenville and Sienna Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center teamed up to help support Urban Mission’s Back- to-School event held Thursday. Between the three facilities, they donated more than $250 in needed school supplies as well as a ...

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‘Hot Dogs on the Lawn’ Aug. 22 at Zion United STEUBENVILLE — Zion United Church of Christ, 139 N. Fifth St., will host its seventh-annual “Hot Dogs on the Lawn” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 22. The menu will include hot dogs, 75 cents each or two for $1.25; potato salad, $2; ...

Mission trip presentation Sunday at Sugar Grove UMC

The Rev. George and Bonnie Delo recently returned from a missions trip to Jamaica and will be sharing their experiences through a presentation this weekend at Sugar Grove United Methodist Church, located at 159 county Road 68, Toronto. It will be held Sunday, beginning at 7 p.m. It is open to ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Rational Living in Irrational Times.” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Back to School.” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Bent Out of Shape.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: ...

Awards presented at Hancock 4-H Camp

NEW CUMBERLAND — The 77th-annual Hancock County 4-H Camp was held at Tomlinson Run State Park group camp held July 16-20 with area 4-H members and youth ranging in age from 9 to 19 in attendance. This year’s theme was “Kingdom of the H’s” with the focus on life in medieval times. ...

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Humane society: Saturday is National Clear the Shelter Day WINTERSVILLE — Saturday is National Clear the Shelter Day, and that’s being observed by the Jefferson County Humane Society and Jefferson County Animal Shelter located at 200 Airpark Drive, Wintersville. “This event is ...

Candids from First Ward reunion in Wellsburg from around the area

Photos on today’s community page are submitted ones from the First Ward Reunion in Wellsburg that’s held every other year at the E.R. Nichols playground on Fourth Street in the First Ward. This year’s reunion was held Aug. 2-4 and included a variety of events and festivities — music, ...

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Wintersville High School All-Class Reunion is Saturday WINTERSVILLE — The Wintersville High School All-Class Reunion will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Aladdin Land in Reeds Mill, Wintersville. Those planning to attend are asked to bring a covered dish. Beverages will be ...

Special awards presented to two New Cumberland Lions

NEW CUMBERLAND — President Joyce Young presided at a recent meeting of the New Cumberland Lions Club where congratulations were in order for two members receiving distinguished awards. District Gov. Gary Pitcock presented the Melvin Jones Award, the highest honor internationally, to Betsy ...

Attend special event

Members of Fidelis Gamma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa attended the Council of Chapter Presidents held Aug. 10 at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center in Fairmont, W.Va. Those attending the event were, from left, Bylaws Chairman Carolyn Allison, President-Elect Janet Benzo, President Jerry ...

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Mountaineer announces awarding of scholarships NEW CUMBERLAND — Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort awarded its annual Mountaineer Future Scholarships to three area high school seniors to use toward their college education expenses. This year’s scholarship recipients receiving ...

Extension scheduling organic production walk

STEUBENVILLE — Organic agriculture is a food production system that takes an ecological approach and focuses on techniques that improve conservation, biodiversity, and healthy soils. Foods labeled as “organic” follow the USDA’s National Organic Program standards — that is, these ...

Springfield High School Class of 1977 holds 42nd-year reunion

Members of Springfield High School’s Class of 1977 gathered for a 42-year reunion on Aug. 10 at the Misfit Gym social hall in Bergholz. On hand were, front, from left, Rob McCourt, Carol Dorsey Laneve and Barbara Baxter Galliher; second row, Linda Payne Adkins and Noli Morgan Buxton; third ...

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Civil War Symposium set for Saturday in Wheeling WHEELING — The Ohio Valley Civil War Roundtable will hold its annual Civil War Symposium on Saturday beginning at 10:30 a.m. inside Wheeling’s Independence Hall, located at 1523 Market St. It is free and open to the public. The ...

Nominees for Follansbee Steel Magnolia Award being sought

MIDDLETOWN — Nominations are now open for Follansbee-area residents to be considered for the Steel Magnolia Award, the Middletown Community Foundation has announced. Women who have overcome obstacles to positively impact the Follansbee community have the opportunity to earn recognition as ...

Knights sponsor prom for Special Olympians

WINTERSVILLE — The Knights of Columbus Immaculate Heart of Mary Council 472 sponsored its 20th-annual Prom for Special Olympics athletes and chaperones. The evening began with Spring Games Event Co-Coordinator Rick Sperry presenting the Knights of Council 472 with a plaque of ...

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Jefferson Township Historical Society to meet Saturday ELDERSVILLE, Pa. — The Jefferson Township Historical Society of Eldersville will hold its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday in the White Church building located on Fire Road across from the fire hall. The guest speaker will be ...