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Toronto Sunrise Seniors to change meeting location TORONTO — The Toronto Sunrise Seniors met Jan. 10 at the Roosevelt Center with President Barbara Pritts welcoming members and giving the blessing for the meal. After the covered-dish dinner, Pritts thanked the kitchen committee ...

Beef management school and forages lab in February

STEUBENVILLE — Whether you are a beginning or experienced producer — or somewhere in between — there is something for you at the Jefferson and Harrison Beef Management School, according to Erika Lyon, agriculture and natural resources educator, Ohio State University Extension, Jefferson ...

Florida reunion held

The 18th-annual reunion of Weir High in Orlando, Fla., alumni was held Jan. 11 with the gathering co-chaired by Joyce Pryor and Mary Louise Kuhns Danek. On hand were, seated, from left, Susan Eafrati Rocchio, Nancy Matijevich Ewaskey, Joyce Pryor Morris, Mary Louise Kuhns Danek, Linda Keller ...

State rep guest speaker for club

STEUBENVILLE — Education was the focus of the first program members of the Steubenville Kiwanis Club heard in the new year, and the message came from freshman legislator state Rep. Don Jones, R-Freeport. While the coverage area for the state representative of the 95th district doesn’t ...

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Steubenville Saddle Club’s awards banquet Saturday STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Saddle Club will hold its 2019 awards banquet on Saturday at the Four Season Community Center on state Route 213, Steubenville. It is the former Pleasant Hill Elementary School. Doors open at 1 p.m. ...

‘Taking the Lead’ set to resume Wednesday morning at YWCA

STEUBENVILLE — The YWCA of Steubenville’s “Taking the Lead” series gets back on track Wednesday, continuing its informal women’s economic empowerment monthly breakfast sessions. Held at the YWCA located at 320 N. Fourth St., the series provides a forum in which women who own ...

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January events at Mary H. Weir Public Library detailed WEIRTON — Several January events at the Mary H. Weir Public Library, 3442 Main St., have been announced by Nikki Jagela, children’s program services specialist. - The library will present “Dora and the Lost City of Gold,” ...

Holiday festivities

The Toronto Moulan Rouge Red Hat group members held their Christmas party on Dec. 20 at the home of Brenda Cottrell. On hand were, first row, from left, Debbie Hemshrodt and Mabel Cehrs; second row, Diane Smith, Ida Ware, Ceil Horkulic, Barb Hemshrodt, Elba Hada and Brenda Cottrell; and third ...

Campus News

Ohio State University Annmarie DiMeo, a 1986 graduate of Catholic Central High School, graduated with a doctorate of pharmacy degree from Ohio State University. She is a 1991 graduate of Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy. DiMeo works for CVS Health as a ...

Annual blessing of Ohio River scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday

STEUBENVILLE — A Pan-Orthodox Ohio River Blessing will be held at the Steubenville Marina at 2 p.m. on Sunday. The parishes involved in the blessing include St. Nicholas and All Saints Orthodox Churches in Weirton, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church and Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church in ...

A helping hand for the Community Bread Basket

When Richard and Patty Soplinski of Paris, Pa., saw the needs of Community Bread Basket, they decided to do something positive to help, according to Jim Pauchnik, CBB board member. The Soplinski family has a traditional Christmas celebration. “This year we decided to help others rather than ...

Salvation Army of Steubenville has successful kettle campaign

STEUBENVILLE — The Salvation Army of Steubenville’s annual kettle campaign of 2019 was a success, exceeding its goal of $50,000. The report came Tuesday when Lt. Erik Muhs, a member of the Steubenville Kiwanis Club, told his group peers that the six-week campaign that ended Christmas Eve ...

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Kids 4 Christ after-school program returning Tuesday RICHMOND — Kids 4 Christ, an after-school faith-building program and ministry for children in kindergarten through grade three, will begin its winter session starting Tuesday at Richmond United Methodist Church, 112 S. Sugar St., ...

Church sermon topics

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following sermon topics are submitted by local churches. The deadline for inclusion is noon on Thursday.) - Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Where’s Waldo?” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Remember Your Baptism.” - Calvary Community Memorial ...

Marjorie Bensie named Tri-State Area Master Gardener of the Year

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Tri-State Area Master Gardener Association has chosen Marjorie Bensie as the Master Gardener of the Year for 2019. A resident of George’s Run in Jefferson County, Bensie has been a West Virginia University Extension Certified Master Gardener since 2013. Herb ...

Steubenville Kiwanians planning 10th-annual trivia night March 14

STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Kiwanis Club is reaching a fundraiser event milestone this year with planning under way for its 10th-annual trivia night competition. Club Secretary-Treasurer Tom Timmons will continue to serve as event chair of the fundraiser that will be held March 14 at ...

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Various programs, activities scheduled at library locations STEUBENVILLE — Programs and activities planned at the various sites of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County have been announced. They include: Main Library, (740) 282-9782 Adults: The “A Stitch in ...

‘We’ve Come This Far by Faith’

STEUBENVILLE — A “Black in History” play that was created, written and produced by a group of local youth will be presented as part of a first-time event being held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Sycamore Youth Center, located at 301 N. Fourth St., Steubenville. The time of ...

Wintersville Woman’s Club speaker to be vocational school superintendent

WINTERSVILLE — With education as the month’s program theme, the Wintersville Woman’s Club will resume the second half of its 2019-20 club calendar on Jan. 16, welcoming as guest speaker Todd Phillipson, superintendent of the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. The noon luncheon ...

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Super Bowl Eve United Way tailgate party set for Feb. 1 WEIRTON — The ninth-annual Super Bowl Eve United Way tailgate party will be held from 7 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 1. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. at the Pepsi-Cola Roadhouse in Burgettstown. Advance tickets are $25 per person or $30 ...