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ADK Alpha Tau Chapter reps attend district meeting

The Alpha Tau Chapter (WV) of Alpha Delta Kappa, International Honorary Organization for Women Educators held its November meeting online through Zoom. President Diane Bowers called the meeting to order. The thought for the day, a reading from “Devotions for Teachers,” was given by Chaplain ...

CCHS Band Boosters having Basket Bonanza

CCHS Band Boosters will be hosting a Basket Bonanza just in time for Christmas. The online virtual event begins today. Go to https://go.rallyup.com/cchsband-bb to see all the baskets available and to purchase tickets ahead of time. The in-person event will be held Dec. 6 at Catholic Central ...

Artist honored

Wintersville resident Virginia Price, 100, longtime member of the Steubenville Art Association and Signature member of the Ohio Watercolor Society, recently was honored at the close of her one-woman watercolor painting exhibit at Muskingum University’s Palmer Gallery. The faculty threw the ...

Richmond remembers

The Richmond Community Historical Society hosted an informal Veterans Day observance on Wednesday, with members assembling in front of the Crew House Museum on Main Street, Richmond, including veterans, from left, Don Swickard, Dan Vojvodich and Ralph Proffitt. The brief ceremony included the ...

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St. Thomas Episcopal Church having soup, sandwich sale WEIRTON — St. Thomas Episcopal Church, located on Three Springs Drive in Weirton, is having a takeout-only soup and sandwich sale from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. Bean and ham, potato and wedding soup will be for sale. Quarts are ...

Church sermon topics

- Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained or Use It or Lose It,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “The Greatness of God.” - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “Put It in the Bank.” - ...

Community briefs

Spaghetti dinner to benefit festival FOLLANSBEE — The Follansbee Community Days committee will be selling spaghetti dinners for take-out only beginning at noon Sunday. The cost is $9 for the meals, which will include spaghetti with a large meatball, bread, salad and slice of cake. ...

ADK Fidelis Gamma Chapter hosts Ohio Valley District fall meeting in Follansbee

FOLLANSBEE — The West Virginia Fidelis Gamma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa Honorary Teacher’s Sorority hosted the Ohio Valley District fall meeting on Oct. 31 at Follansbee Park. Members attended from seven chapters — Epsilon, Iota, Pi, Alpha Kappa, Alpha Tau, Lambda and Fidelis Gamma. ...

Valley’s Got Talent winners

“We had well more than 2,500 online viewers of the Valley’s Got Talent competition this year, which was held Sunday at the Sycamore Youth Center with in-person attendance only for family members of participants,” reported Bobbyjon Bauman, president of the Ohio Valley Youth Network, which ...

Wreaths Across America sponsorships are being sought for area cemeteries

“Be an American Worth Fighting For” is the theme of this year’s observance of Wreaths Across America, a time when millions of Americans come together to remember the fallen, honor those who serve and their families and teach the next generation about the value of freedom. This ...

Meeting ‘Jeopardy!’ host priceless for area woman

WINTERSVILLE — The death of “Jeopardy!” quiz show host Alex Trebek brought back special memories and a special photo from a Wintersville woman reminiscing about the TV icon who died Sunday at the age of 80 following his battle with pancreatic cancer. On her Facebook page, Linda M. Freed ...

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Blessed Sacrament Church having one-day pierogi sale WINTERSVILLE — Blessed Sacrament Church in Wintersville is holding a one-day pierogi sale on Nov. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. while they last. They are frozen only. The sale will be held in Sargus Hall behind the church, which is ...

Edison students dress up for Beta Club fundraiser

Edison Jr./Sr. High School students participated in a Halloween contest on Oct. 30 to benefit the EHS Beta Club Scholarship Fund. Winners included high school students, from left, Jaima Howell and Mikayla Reed and junior high students Brock Koehnlein and Jesse Reynolds.

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Bell Chapel UMC dinner Wednesday to honor veterans STEUBENVILLE — Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 3419 state Route 213, Steubenville, will be having a carryout spaghetti dinner from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday to honor veterans. All veterans eat for free. The cost is $10 ...

East Springfield Junior Women’s Club honors veterans

The East Springfield Junior Women’s Club honored three local veterans at its recent meeting. In honor of Veterans Day on Wednesday and in appreciation of their time served in the nation’s armed forces, the club presented gift cards to the veterans “so they could go and pamper themselves ...

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Wellsburg Elks Lodge to hold spaghetti dinner fundraiser WELLSBURG — The Wellsburg Elks Lodge, at 834 Charles St., will hold a spaghetti dinner, with take-out available, at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The cost is $8 for the meal, which will also will include a salad, bread, dessert and ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Circuit Riders.” - Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “A Divine Triumph.” - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “Prepared for the Long Run.” - Finley United Methodist Church, ...

UMW applauds Cera for role in honoring fallen coal miners

COLUMBUS — State Rep. Jack Cera, D-Bellaire, was honored Oct. 30 by the United Mine Workers of District 31 at their monthly meeting for his role in honoring the fallen coal miners of Willow Grove Mine. The recognition came as friends gathered in Zanesville to salute Cera, described as ...

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Take a virtual tour of Ohio castles via library program STEUBENVILLE — Take a virtual tour of Ohio castles through the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County with the library’s reference assistant Juli Paquette. The virtual program is available on the library’s ...