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‘Zalia’ kick-off book signing in New Cumberland canceled NEW CUMBERLAND — Co-authors Tom Zielinsky of Weirton and George B. Hines III of New Cumberland have announced that the book signing of their lastest project, “Zalia, Hancock County, West Virginia — Rediscovering a Lost ...

ADK Fidelis Gamma Chapter honors, remembers

WEIRTON — The West Virginia Fidelis Gamma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa International Honorary Sorority for Women Educators met March 5 at Williams Country Club in Weirton. The room was decorated to a St. Patrick’s Day theme featuring shamrock plants and green leprechaun hats. Diane ...

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Public Library of Steubenville, Jefferson County closed for now STEUBENVILLE — The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County closed to the public on Tuesday until further notice as a measure of safety for employees, customers and to decrease further widespread of the coronavirus ...

Helping others stay warm

Members of the River Rockets, during a meeting held earlier this month, made blankets as part of their participation in Project Linus, a national non-profit organization “to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in ...

Iron Chef, window displays mark 4-H Week

Ohio 4-H Week was observed the week of March 8 with window displays throughout Jefferson County, the Iron Chef clinic at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School on March 7 and a proclamation issued by the state. Greg Froehlich of Froehlich’s Classic Corner in Steubenville organized and ...

‘Grand’ support for 10 years

STEUBENVILLE — For 10 years, the Ohio Valley Music Guild has shown support for the Grand Theater Restoration Project. The gesture was demonstrated again Thursday when representatives of the guild presented their annual $1,000 donation toward the restoration of the only still-standing ...

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Urban Mission’s Ties & Tiaras Prom Extravaganza has new times, new days for giveaways STEUBENVILLE — The first-time Ties & Tiaras Prom Extravaganza being organized through Urban Mission Ministries has some changes connected to it because of precautions being taken surrounding ...

World Day of Prayer celebrated

WEIRTON — “Rise! Take Your Mat and Walk” was the theme of the March 7 World Day of Prayer celebration sponsored by the Weirton unit of Church Women United and held at Paris Presbyterian Church, Burgettstown, with 46 attending. The host country was Zimbabwe. Program Coordinator Karen ...

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Toronto Catholic Woman’s Club gets event updates TORONTO — The Toronto Catholic Woman’s Club met March 11 with President DeDe Kidder opening the meeting with prayer and the pledge to the flag. The business meeting included a report on the sale of pirohi and nut/apricot/poppyseed ...

Special event

Betty and Wayne Hackathorne recently co-chaired the annual Valentine luncheon held at Starkdale Presbyterian Church in Steubenville.

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “What’s the Buzz?” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “The Woman at the Well.” - Calvary Community Memorial Baptist Church, Steubenville: “No Place Like the Heart.” - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “Worship ...

Library offers online Census help

Area residents are receiving an invitation to respond online to the 2020 Census. New this year is that individuals can respond online, by phone or by mail. “If you know of someone who doesn’t have access to a computer or the Internet, please encourage them to visit the Public Library of ...

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OSU Extension notes program changes in lieu of corona virus STEUBENVILLE — Ohio State University and Ohio State University Extension have announced the suspension of face-to-face instruction of lectures, discussion sections, seminars and other similar classroom settings and the move to ...

Jobs for Life informational sessions scheduled

STEUBENVILLE — Urban Mission Ministries will be beginning its fourth Jobs for Life training with the spring session scheduled to begin April 7. “Jobs for Life is a work readiness class that takes a holistic approach to helping each individual,” explained Kelly Jeffers, the mission’s ...

‘Create Your Own Terrarium’

The Tri-State Area Master Gardener Association will hold a “Create Your Own Terrarium” class from 10:30 a.m. to noon on March 28 at the Mary H. Weir Public Library on Main Street, Weirton. Sue Isner, program assistant at West Virginia University Hancock County Extension, holds a terrarium ...

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Orders being accepted for haluski sale at Weirton church WEIRTON — The “O” Club from St. Nicholas Orthodox Church is holding a haluski sale starting immediately with March 17 as the order deadline. One quart is $8 with pick-up on March 20 from 3-6 p.m. at St. Nicholas Church ...

Free dresses available at JVS

BLOOMINGDALE — Just in time for prom season, the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School has free dresses available for those who are unable to purchase their own. Dresses are available in sizes 0-28 in the criminal justice lab, and program instructor Jamie Freeman said it has been an ...

Kathy Troccoli concert to be at Center for Hope

WINTERSVILLE — The Ohio Valley Youth Network/Sycamore Youth Center and Wintersville United Methodist Church’s Center for Hope are partnering to host Kathy Troccoli in concert at 7 p.m. on March 24 at the new Center for Hope, located at 702 Main St. “We have already distributed 240 ...

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Community Bread Basket plans inaugural 5K run/walk April 4 WEIRTON — The Community Bread Basket is organizing its inaugural fundraiser 5K run/walk, scheduling it for April 4 at at Marland Heights Park. To receive a shirt, participants need to register before March 23. Same-day ...

4-H Club News

Cross Creek Tomahawks The Cross Creek Tomahawks will meet at 3 p.m. on March 15 at the School of Bright Promise in Steubenville. Mallory Birney was in charge at the club’s Feb. 16 meeting, also held at the School of Bright Promise and attended by 13 people. Members worked on their ...