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Brian Poole

Brian Justin Poole, 35, of Dayton, Ohio, and formerly of Wintersville, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at his residence. Brian was the beloved husband of Jaimie Wright Poole; the devoted son of Charles and Patricia Hock Poole and the loving and cherished father of Liam and ...

Club champs

Town and Country Golf announced the club championship winners at their annual banquet at Froehlich’s Classic Corner on Oct. 3 as, from left, A flight gross winner Laura Froehlich, net Lucy Karaan, B flight gross Pat Zorne, net Dora Elizaga, and C flight net Sondra Hyde and gross Shirley Guida.

St. Nicholas Orthodox marking centennial

WEIRTON — St. Nicholas Orthodox Church will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Sunday. “The day will focus on the past and the future of the church, recognizing the founders’ accomplishments and what current members need to do to keep St. Nicholas strong for the next century,” said ...

Community news from around the area

130 years of ministry for Hammondsville UMC HAMMONDSVILLE — Hammondsville United Methodist Church will celebrate 130 years of ministry on Sunday with the 9:30 a.m. service including a time of sharing memories and praise singing. The Friends musical group will minister in music, and ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “People Are Crazy, and Times Are Strange.” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “God’s Perspective.” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “One out of 10.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, ...

Charity Hospice topic for Wintersville club

WINTERSVILLE — As international outreach takes the focus this month, the GFWC/Ohio Woman’s Club of Wintersville will welcome pastor and missionary Tony Foglio as its program presenter when members gather for a noon luncheon and business meeting Oct. 17 at the St. Florian Event ...

Community happenings from around the area

Two-day rummage sale in Follansbee in October FOLLANSBEE — A “huge fall rummage sale” sponsored by Follansbee United Methodist Church will be held over a two-day period at the Follansbee Park Community House. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 17 and from 9 a.m. to 3 ...

Helping the hungry

When the Community Bread Basket in Weirton needs extra help, they usually call upon the local schools for assistance, explained board member, according to Tara Sheperd, program administrator. Students from Hancock County Schools’ Alternative Learning Center did just that on a regular Friday ...

Breast cancer awareness ceremony Oct. 16

STEUBENVILLE — In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Women in Action Against Cancer Coalition of Jefferson County will welcome the public to its 23rd-annual breast cancer awareness wreath ceremony on Oct. 16 at the Prime Time Center, located at 300 Lovers Lane. The ...

Community news from throughout the area

Fundraiser breakfast Saturday at Wayne Township center UNIONPORT — A fundraiser breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Wayne Township Community Center in Unionport. The breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, sausage gravy and biscuits, eggs and sweets. Cost ...

Brilliant Lions Club members attend auditorium open house

BRILLIANT — Brilliant Lions Club members attended the open house held for the Buckeye North Elementary School renovated auditorium before attending their twice monthly business sessions held Sept. 18. Club members hauled 292 auditorium seats from Follansbee Middle School to be used in the ...

OVBPW kicks off meeting year

STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women will continue their calendar year of monthly meetings, moving toward a regular meeting this month instead of a political forum as has been past practice for October. With meeting locations changing each month, the group will ...

Community news from around the area

Pleasant Valley UMC’s rummage sale continues WEIRTON — Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church’s “semi-annual quality rummage sale” is continuing this week. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The church is located at 101 Lisa ...

Garden department reviews year

WEIRTON — The Garden Department of the GFWC Weirton Woman’s Club held its opening meeting on Sept. 10 at Undo’s at the Holiday Inn. Chairman Maralyn Ridgway welcomed the members and thanked hostess Carla Colson for the decorations. Barbara Raynolds gave the inspiration. Reports were ...

National Action Network president receives award

STEUBENVILLE — Carol Ann Simmons, president of the Steubenville Chapter of the National Action Network, was honored at the Ohio Midwest Region Conference held Sept. 27-29 in Beechwood, Ohio, where she was presented with the Behind the Scenes Humanitarian Ohio Champion for Justice Award. The ...

Pink pumpkin scavenger hunt to benefit T.E.A.R. Fund

In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Carriage Inn/Carriage House of Steubenville is sponsoring a “pink pumpkins” scavenger hunt from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 19 to raise money for the Teramana Cancer Center T.E.A.R. Fund. T.E.A.R, is an acronym for Trinity ...

Briefs

Prostate cancer support group meets Wednesday STEUBENVILLE — The Trinity Prostate Cancer Support group meeting will be held Wednesday at the Tony Teramana Cancer Center, Steubenville, beginning at 5 p.m. The guest speaker will be Patient Navigator Barb Steitz. The group welcomes ...

Italian American Cultural Club plans Festa Del Vino

STEUBENVILLE — The Italian American Cultural Club held its September meeting at Undo’s in Weirton. President Frankie DiCarlantonio discussed the traveling locations, and reminded the members to vote their preference for two permanent homes. Michele Fabbro, president of the Italian ...

Weirton Woman’s Club has opening meeting

WEIRTON — The Weirton Woman’s Club, a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of West Virginia, met Sept. 7 at Giovanni’s Restaurant for its opening meeting of the new club season. President Helen Gibson welcomed members and guest Dorothy Hawkes of the New Cumberland ...

Community news from around the area

Dance at Weirton Senior Center set for Thursday WEIRTON — The Greater Weirton Senior Citizens Center, located at 3425 Main St., will host a dance on Thursday with live entertainment by Light Touch. Doors will open at 5 p.m., and the band will play from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. There is a $5 ...