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‘Pizza, Popcorn and Movie Night’ at Sycamore Center

The Sycamore Youth and Community Center at 301 N. Fourth St., Steubenville is hosting a “Pizza, Popcorn, and Movie Night” for all school-age children. It will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on July 13, providing free pizza, popcorn and drinks to local youth. The night will conclude with a ...

Radiothon for Make A Wish

106.3 The River partnered with Make A Wish for the third-annual Ohio Valley Honda radiothon held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on June 18 at Mario’s Restaurant in Weirton. “During the eight-hour broadcast we spoke with donors, Wish Kids and parents of Wish Kids,” an event spokesperson noted. ...

Community news from around the area

Serbian Men’s Club chicken blasts on Wednesdays at the Serbian Picnic Grounds WEIRTON — The Serbian Men’s Club chicken blasts held at the Serbian Picnic Grounds of Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church have returned and “have been a huge success so far,” according to one ...

A fond farewell to a 40-year friendship

The normal way of doing things has been disrupted if not changed entirely since the coronavirus became a part of our consciousness, and that’s been evident on many levels of our lives. The pandemic has even forced changes in how many people mourn and pay their respects when loved ones die, ...

SAR chapter chairman to churches: Please be a part of Allegiance Sunday

WHEELING — The George Washington Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution is once again are asking valley churches, synagogues and spiritual organizations to take part in Allegiance Sunday. “Allegiance Sunday is a special day, unlike any of the other days we observe,” explained ...

Campus news

Geneva College Geneva College has announced the dean’s list of undergraduate students for the spring 2020 semester. To be eligible for this recognition, students in traditional programs must earn a GPA of at least 3.6 while passing 12 credit hours or more. Local students ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “I Think I’ve Said Enough.” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “The Power of Words,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “Like Water For Strangers.” - First Church of Christ, Scientist, ...

Women’s golf news

Cadiz Women’s Golf League The Cadiz Women’s Golf League’s play of the day on June 23 was “N.O.S.E.” Hostesses were Kathy Newburn and Cathy Jackson. Winners for the day included Kathy Smith, Jane Galigher and Carole Patton. Nep Rowland had a birdie on hole No. 8, while Brenda ...

Celebrating Juneteenth

Staff and residents at Lancia Villa Vista in Steubenville celebrated Juneteenth with a cookout for residents along with music, prayer, a special reading and fellowship. A potluck luncheon was held for all staff members. “This was a great event where everyone came together, many learning the ...

Community news from around the area

57th-annual Peach Festival will be held Aug. 8 in Weirton WEIRTON — Sounds “peachy.” A meeting of the Peach Festival Committee of St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Three Springs Drive/St. Thomas Way was held, and after much discussion and a “go ahead” from the Brooke County Health ...

Wintersville Woman’s Club installs officers

WINTERSVILLE — Members of the GFWC Wintersville Woman’s Club came out of pandemic hibernation to play meeting catchup for sessions not held in March, April and May because of coronavirus safety precautions. The specially called meeting held June 18 at St. Florian Event Center in ...

Brilliant Lions Club officers

Installed June 18 as officers of the Brilliant Lions Club for the 2020-21 term during ceremonies at the Brilliant Memorial Park shelter were, front, from left, Ron Retzer, treasurer; David Porter, past president and Lion of the Year; and Butch Ford, president; and back, Tom Connell, secretary; ...

Minority Health Month online event set for Saturday

STEUBENVILLE — The Neighborhood Community Development Center of Urban Mission Ministries will host a Minority Health Month Facebook Live online event at 7 p.m. on Saturday called “COVID-19: A Minority Health Disparity.” The event will be recorded and presented to the public through ...

Guz to participate Friday in Her Flag project

WEIRTON — The Her Flag project that a Weirton woman is a part of isn’t happening quite as planned for Savannah Schroll Guz, but it’s no less significant. The Weirton artist was selected to represent the state of West Virginia in the Her Flag project that is celebrating the original 36 ...

Installation conducted

Bishop Jeffrey M. Monforton of the Diocese of Steubenville, center, recently installed the Rev. Michael Gossett, right, as pastor of Blessed Sacrament and Our Lady of Lourdes Parishes, Wintersville. At left is the Rev. Bradley Greer, master of ceremonies and chancellor of the Diocese of ...

Community news from around the area

C.H.A.N.G.E. summer food program offered for youth C.H.A.N.G.E. Inc. has resumed its federally funded summer food program, with food offered to any youth, 18 and under. This year the food will be packaged to go Monday through Friday through Aug. 14 at the following locations: Follansbee ...

Women’s Golf News

Cadiz Women’s Golf League Play of the day for the Cadiz Women’s Golf League on June 17 was “Throw out your highest score on the front nine and on the back nine.” Winners included: A flight, Janice Cook; B flight: Kathy Smith; and C flight, Glenda Sensel. Ginny Ferrell won the ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Somewhere Between A Cookie and A Tree.” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “The Prodigal Father,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “God Likes Sparrows but Loves You and Me.” - ...

Campus News

West Liberty University West Liberty University announces its dean’s list for outstanding academic performance during the spring semester. Students must attain a 3.50-grade point academic average and complete a minimum of 12 semester hours to qualify for this honor. Area students who ...