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Supporting St. Jude’s

As part of the All Saints Ladies Philoptochos Society’s outreach program, the group voted to help support the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. “That is where for the past two years, 13-year-old Elias Kazas, a young man from our diocese, has been fighting a highly ...

Mingo Woman’s Club gets decorative and discusses fundraisers

MINGO JUNCTION — The GFWC Woman’s Club of Mingo held its October meeting in the Bay Six conference room on Commercial Street in Mingo Junction with Vice President Stephanie Rouse presiding. Rouse gave the blessing and led the members in the Pledge of Allegiance and the club ...

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Charity Hospice is holding Caregiver Recognition Contest, accepting nominations WINTERSVILLE — Wintersville-based Charity Hospice is holding a Caregiver Recognition Contest that is open to the community. Nominations for a family caregiver award and para-professional caregiver award are ...

Seventh-annual Valley’s Got Talent scheduled for Sunday

STEUBENVILLE — The seventh-annual Valley’s Got Talent competition will take place Sunday beginning at 6 p.m. at the Sycamore Youth Center and will be open only to family members of the finalists but will be broadcast live online on the Sycamore Youth Center Facebook page as well as on the ...

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Takeout fundraiser dinner Sunday at Richmond UMC RICHMOND — Friends and family of a 30-year-old local man injured in a recent ATV accident are hosting a benefit dinner to help with medical expenses. A takeout-only dinner will be held Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at Richmond United Methodist ...

Deer processing helps Community Bread Basket

For many years the Community Bread Basket at 3501 West St., Weirton, has benefited from hunters who donate their deer to help feed those in need, according to board member Jim Pauchnik. The former deer processor has relocated and will not be processing deer for CBB, but Pauchnik noted the new ...

Irondale United Methodist Church hosting dinner Friday

IRONDALE — The Irondale United Methodist Church is having a spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the church located on Grant Street from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday. It is a drive-through dinner only. The menu will include spaghetti and sauce, tossed salad and dessert, all for a donation to the ...

Salvation Army gets help from organization

The Salvation Army of Weirton recently received a $1,000 donation from All Saints Ladies Philoptochos Society. The Salvation Army is dedicated to helping those less fortunate and offers such services as feeding the hungry, clothing the needy and offering warmth to so many. To donate to the ...

Donation helps CBB

The All Saints Ladies Philoptochos Society recently donated $1,000 to the Community Bread Basket, located at 3501 West St., Weirton. Pearl Tranto, left, representing the Philoptochos Society, presented the check to Tara Sheperd, program administrator. CBB provides utility assistance, rent ...

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Follansbee woman selected as Democrat of the Year FOLLANSBEE — Linda Arbogast of Follansbee, a member of the Brooke County Democratic Women, has been selected as the Brooke County Democrat of the Year. The Roosevelt-Kennedy annual event was held Oct. 24 in Charleston, but because of ...

Halloween party get-together

Area residents involved in the Myth and Mystery Seekers, a group that typically meets monthly to discuss “mysterious events, unknown history, strange creatures such as Big Foot and all things paranormal,” recently held a Halloween party at Fernwood State Forest in Wintersville. The group ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: "Our Mission." - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Belonging in That Cloud of Witnesses,” guest pastor Karen Edwards, www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “When You Are in The Right ...

Pre-order Greek pastry bake sale under way

A pre-order only Greek pastry bake sale is under way by the All Saints Ladies Philoptochos Society in Weirton. It features a variety of Greek pastries, including baklava; finikia, honey-dipped cookie with nuts; halva or honey cake; karithopita, walnut cake; kourambiethes, powdered butter ...

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Learn to Home Brew Day to be celebrated Nov. 7 STEUBENVILLE — HOOCH will be celebrating American Homebrewers Association Learn to Home Brew Day on Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. at the Patriot Tap House, located 111 Reichart Ave., Wintersville. HOOCH, an acronym for the Homebrewers of Ohio Valley ...

Chamber event candids

Lisa Manors of Valley Wine Cellar watches as her bag lands on a cornhole board during the cornhole tournament held Oct. 21 during the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce’s Mask-erade Barbecue, an event aimed at encouraging social distancing through seating both inside and outdoors at St. ...

Helping to feed the hungry

The son and daughter of the late Bob Faulkner Sr., who recently died, wanted to honor his memory, deciding to donate to the Community Bread Basket Adopt-a-Turkey program to help those in need. “This is something that my dad would have done. He always cared about helping others,” said Bob ...

Jefferson County Historical Association Museum gets donation, story behind it

STEUBENVILLE — A recent board meeting of the Jefferson County Historical Association included a special donation and a special story behind it. The museum, located at 426 Franklin Ave., Steubenville, was the setting for the meeting where President Judy Brancazio presided, welcoming as ...

Helping sponsor trick-or-treat drive through at Aracoma Park

A trick-or-treat drive-through at Aracoma Park in Mingo Junction will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday. The event is sponsored by Schuetz Funeral Home, Softite Credit Union, the Mingo Lions Club, Mingo Business Association, Catholic Women’s Club, Toni Moreland State Farm Insurance ...

Salvation Army sign-ups for Christmas assistance continue

STEUBENVILLE — The Salvation Army of Steubenville is continuing to accept applications for Christmas assistance for families and individuals in need. “We have 101 families that have signed up this year thus far for Christmas assistance,” noted Capt. Angie Smith, who serves as corps ...

Harrison County CWC planning annual sale

The Harrison County Catholic Women’s Club will be sponsoring its 19th-annual CWC used Christmas items sale over the course of two weekends in November. It will be held at Sacred Heart Church Hall in Hopedale and is planned for Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Nov. ...