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Church news from throughout the area

Wellsburg Church of Nazarene to hold veterans service WELLSBURG — Wellsburg Church of the Nazarene, at 835 Washington Pike, will hold its annual Veterans Day service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, with a continental breakfast to be served to veterans and their spouses from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 ...

Church sermon topics

¯ Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Ouch.” ¯ Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Give of Your Love.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “The Eternal God,” Part One. - Covenant Presbyterian Church, Steubenville: ...

Weirton Woman’s Club marks 95 years

WEIRTON — It started the Mary H. Weir Public Library, used to maintain a wildlife sanctuary on Marland Heights and sold close to $60,000 in war bonds and stamps in 1942 and 1943. Its art department donated the Forged in Steel sign at Main Street and Freedom Way and the statue of the girl ...

Local bugler to be part of anniversary event

WINTERSVILLE — On Sunday at precisely 11 a.m. (local times), more than 300 buglers and trumpeters from 39 states and five countries will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I with a worldwide sounding of Taps and The Last Post, sponsored by Taps for Veterans. The ...

Community news from throughout the area

Weirton Woman’s Club hosting ‘Fashion to the Maxx’ Sunday WEIRTON — The GFWC Weirton Woman’s Club is sponsoring a “Fashion to the Maxx” Style Show featuring fashions by T. J. Maxx of Steubenville. The fundraiser will be held Sunday at Undo’s in Weirton. Doors open at 1 ...

Visit with trick-or-treaters

During the annual trick-or-treat held Oct. 24, residents of the Villa Vista Royale and the Villa Royale gave out candy and the facilities offered refreshments for more than 100 children and their parents. “It was open to the community and is something we do every year,” explained Sue ...

Fort Steuben Chapter DAR inducts new member, hears program on first ladies

STEUBENVILLE — The Fort Steuben Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution met Oct. 13 at Froehlich’s Classic Corner in Steubenville. Chapter Regent Karen Blanc presided. Opening exercises involved DAR Schools Chairman Nancy Valles; Second Vice Regent Vickie Joseph; American History ...

Holiday Splendor set for Dec. 2; tickets on sale through Nov. 26

WINTERSVILLE — The approach of the holiday season brings the return of a Christmas season staple as the 17th-annual installment of Holiday Splendor is set for Dec. 2. The luncheon and style show featuring a variety of vendors and boutique shopping will be held at St. Florian Hall in ...

Community news from around the area

Santa’s Runway is Saturday at Millsop Community Center WEIRTON — Santa’s Runway craft and vendor show will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Millsop Community Center, 3420 Main St. The fourth-annual event will feature more than 75 local vendors offering handmade ...

Youth group collecting items for outreach project

FOLLANSBEE — The Sycamore Tree Ministries Youth Group will again be collecting items, through Nov. 19, to be distributed to children in underdeveloped countries by Operation Christmas Child. Suggested items include personal hygiene items, except toothpaste; small stuffed animals; and ...

Addresses Rotarians

Anthony Mougianis, president and CEO of Apollo Professional Cleaning and Restoration as well as Team ATG in Wintersville, was the guest speaker at the Nov. 2 meeting of the Steubenville Rotary Club. He also serves as the parish council president of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, president ...

Blue Star Memorial marker gets refurbished, reinstalled

WEIRTON — The Blue Star Memorial Marker on Three Springs Drive in Weirton has been re-erected after having undergone repairs in recent months. The marker was the first of its kind in West Virginia when it was installed in 1970 at the triangle on Freedom Way. During road construction in ...

Community news from around the area

Veterans resource fair on Saturday STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Veterans Service Commission along with Harrison County Veterans Service Commission, are hosting a Veterans Resource Fair, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational ...

More than 600 spectators turn out for Valley’s Got Talent event

STEUBENVILLE — More than 600 people attended the Valley’s Got Talent competition hosted Sunday evening at Steubenville High School by the Ohio Valley Youth Network. It featured 22 acts in various categories. The overall winner was the Ambassador Mime Group consisting of Olivia Arnold, ...

Wreaths Across America campaign support sought

For the 10th consecutive year, the George Washington Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution is participating in the Wreaths Across America campaign with local sponsors being sought to purchase wreaths that will be placed in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Washington Co., ...

Induction ceremony held

The Buckeye Online School for Success held its ninth-annual induction ceremony for their chapter of the National Honor Society on Sunday, October 28, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio at 3pm in the State Capitol Rotunda. Austin Brodzinski of Bergholz, Paul Conforti of Steubenville, and Olivia Prolago of ...

‘Senior Spooktacular’ held

The Weirton Wellsburg Chapter of Credit Unions celebrated Halloween by hosting a “Senior Spooktacular” for the residents of Weirton Geriatric Center. Volunteers from the credit unions, nursing home staff and residents dressed up in a variety of costumes for the Halloween party. Costume ...

Operation Christmas Child drop-off sites listed

STEUBENVILLE — This month, sites in the Steubenville area will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week set for Nov. 12-19. Local families, churches and groups are busy transforming ...

Petrella family donates to EGCC campaign

The Petrella family recently donated $5,000 to the EGCC Fifty by Fifty campaign. In recognition of Eastern Gateway Community College’s 50 years of education and service to the local community, the foundation established the Fifty by Fifty Campaign to provide 50 new $5,000 scholarships to ...

Community happenings

Four Seasons Seniors to have Thanksgiving buffet WEIRTON — The Four Seasons Seniors met at Undo’s with Chris Sklenar presiding. Mary Rose Spano gave the opening and closing prayers. After dinner, members were entertained by the Ron Retzer Trio. The secretary and treasurer’s ...