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Delaware Valley University Jared Ehni of Dillonvale was named to the spring dean’s list at Delaware Valley University.

First responders thanked

The Laurels of Steubenville hosted an appreciation luncheon for area first responders on Sept. 11. Box lunches were provided in a “grab-n-go” style and consisted of hot dogs, chips, fresh fruit, cookies and a beverage of choice. Lunches also were dropped off to the Jefferson County ...

Community news from around the area

Church Women United Executive Board meets WEIRTON — The Church Women United Executive Board met Sept. 7 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church at 300 Three Springs Drive where host Pastor Phil Van Dam gave the blessing before the meal. President Cathy Cooper extended the welcome and read ...

Church sermon topics

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Hear No Evil; See No Evil; ______ No Evil.” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Wisdom Is Joy to The Soul.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “Together We Praise.” -- Covenant ...

Special event for Special Olympians

The Knights of Columbus Immaculate Heart of Mary Council 472 recently sponsored its 19th-annual Prom for Special Olympics athletes and chaperones. The event included refreshments, dancing and music by disc jockey Rich Coburn. The evening closed with Special Olympics coordinator Jane Bodo ...

Catholic Central High School Class of 1958

Members of the Catholic Central High School Class of 1958 held their 60-year reunion on Aug. 10 at Scaffidi’s Restaurant and Tavern in Steubenville. Those attending were, seated, from left, Jean Marchione Lamatrice, Juanita Ninerell Conkle, Marilyn DeLuca Sferrella, Marian DeLuca Harper, ...

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Grief support group offered for mothers WELLSBURG — A bereavement support and education group for mothers who have experienced the death of a child will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Monday from Sept. 24 through Oct. 29 at St. John Catholic Church, 1439 Yankee St. For information, ...

Catholic Central High School Class of 1963

Members of the Catholic Central High School Class of 1963 held their 55-year class reunion on Aug. 11 at the Steubenville Country Club. Those attending included, first row, from left, Kathy Pearce Cox, Maureen McCleary Trivoli, Sandy Gorby Welches, Patty Patchen Irwin, Sheila Gogul Shulman, ...

Urban Mission launches ‘Who Is My Neighbor’ community survey

STEUBENVILLE — Urban Mission Ministries wants to make like Mr. Rogers and know its neighbors. The effort is taking the form of a community survey launched this month as part of a desire not only to better serve their needs but to better know who they are and their potential. It will ...

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Academy of Lifelong Learning hosting open house Saturday STEUBENVILLE — The Academy of Lifelong Learning will preview its schedule of classes and events during its fall semester open house set for 1 p.m. Saturday in the Totino Room, St. Joseph Center, Franciscan University of ...

Family reunions

McKnight TORONTO — The 74th Woodburn McKnight reunion was held at the Toronto War Memorial Pool shelterhouse area with 53 family members attending, including from New York, Florida and Pennsylvania. Wilma Walker won the 50/50 drawing, and Lisa Skidmore won the door prize. The family ...

Weir High School Class of 1960 holds 58-year reunion

Members of Weir High School’s Class of 1960 gathered for their 58-year reunion held Aug. 24-25 at Undo’s in Weirton with 51 classmates attending. On hand were, front row, from left, Sue Justice Carlson, Rose D’Alesio Kaczmarek, Elizabeth Corwin, Bonnie Jackson Campbell-Kuhn, Judy Harris ...

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Wellsburg teen receives Governor’s Service Award CHARLESTON — Kiara Stevens has dedicated her love of cheerleading to empower young girls in Wellsburg. A 2018 graduate of Brooke High School, she has volunteered more than 1,000 hours as a youth cheerleading coach since her freshman ...

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Cera guest speaker at PERI Chapter’s August meeting STEUBENVILLE — Twenty-four members and guests of the Public Employee Retirees Inc. Chapter gathered Aug. 8 at the YWCA of Steubenville for their monthly meeting. Harold Ray opened the meeting, and Joyce Summers led the group in ...

Family reunion

Grimes family MINGO JUNCTION — The Carl Grimes family hosted the Grimes reunion with 75 attending at the G.K.L. clubgrounds in Mingo Junction. Ruby Grimes offered grace for the covered-dish dinner. Kevin and Sandy Grimes offered a variety of adult and children’s games. Bingo also was ...

Madonna High School Class of 1968 holds 50-year reunion

Members of the Madonna High School Class of 1968 held their 50-year reunion on Aug. 31 at Undo’s Restaurant at the Holiday Inn in Weirton. The following day, classmates enjoyed a tour of their alma mater, golf at Williams Country Club and a pizza party at the home of Tina and Jack Wells. ...

Jobs for Life program informational meetings scheduled for Thursday

STEUBENVILLE — Urban Mission Ministries will be launching its Jobs for Life program this fall with two informational meetings scheduled for Thursday for potential students and volunteers. One is at 10 a.m., the other at 5 p.m. at the mission, located at 301 N. Fifth St. “Jobs for Life ...