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Gold Star Mothers ceremony involves local clubs

LOUDONVILLE, Ohio — The GFWC Ohio Federation of Women’s Clubs, including representatives of local clubs in Jefferson County, will honor Ohio men and women who have lost their lives in service to their country and their families during a ceremony with the Gold Star Mothers on Sept. 29. It ...

Women’s Golf News

MOUNTAINEER THURSDAY MORNING GOLF LEAGUE Aug. 15 was the first day of the two-day championship. The results were as follows: First flight low gross was Mishal Hawthorne; first flight low net was Mary Ann Bainbridge; second flight low gross was Erin Ankrum; and second flight low net was ...

In the Military

NAVY OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. — A Steubenville native retired from the Navy after relinquishing command of Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair Gulf Coast in a ceremony at the Ocean Springs Civic Center on Aug. 12. During the ceremony, Capt. Brian D. Lawrence relinquished command ...

Philoptochos board installed

The Ladies Philoptochos Executive Board of All Saints Greek Orthodox Church in Weirton took the oath of office administered by the Rev. Frank Milanese, parish priest, following church services on Sept. 1. From left are Pearl Tranto, vice president; Darlene Ballas, president; Milanese; Joyce ...

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Gyro sales are starting Tuesday STEUBENVILLE — Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Philoptochos Society will be starting its monthly sales of gyros, which will begin Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, located at 300 S. Fourth St. Patrons can enter by the bar door by the ...

Banquet Sept. 15

Quinn Memorial A.M.E. Church, Steubenville, will be hosting the Family and Friends banquet at 2 p.m. on Sept. 15 at Froehlich’s Classic Corner in Steubenville. The occasion will recognize the mothers and fathers of several selected church who have demonstrated outstanding service in the ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “It’s A Small World After All.” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “What Kind of Clay Are You?” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “But We Just Wanted to Be Presbyterians!” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary ...

SAA beginning meeting year Sept. 18

STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Art Association will open its club year on Sept. 18 at Historic Fort Steuben with a few changes. The time of the social-hour/refreshments has been changed and will begin with dinner-appropriate food and sides at 5 p.m. The meeting social committee includes ...

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Patriot Day candlelight service on Wednesday in Toronto TORONTO — Patriot Day will be observed in Toronto with a 9/11 candlelight service beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the gazebo, located at Third and Market streets. Pastor Tony Foglio will give the invocation, followed by Jefferson ...

Best of show

Elijah Fox, 18, a member of the Country Kids 4-H Club, won a best of show at the Jefferson County Fair with his Wizard of Oz Garden. He had Dorothy, Toto, the Lion, Scarecrow and Tin Man, along with the Emerald Castle in with his array of plants.

Local Lions Clubs have zone meeting meet

STEUBENVILLE — Lions clubs from District 13 gathered recently at Scaffidi’s Restaurant and Tavern for a Zone 7 dinner meeting, hosted by the Brilliant Lions Club. Wooster Noon Lions Club member Deb Mosier, second vice district governor, 13 OH 3, was a guest. William Snyder, zone 7 ...

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Historical society planning 9/11 memorial day service ELDERSVILLE, Pa. — The Jefferson Township Historical Society will be holding a 9/11 memorial day service on Sunday, beginning at 2 p.m. “We are glad to welcome back the therapy dogs once again,” said Diane Baughman Huggins of the ...

Chess competitors

The Fellowship of the Pawns and the Catholic Central Chess Club traveled to Community Forge in Pittsburgh for the 2019 Southern Regional Chess Championship with four members competing. Stan Amis competed in the beginner section, winning two out of four games and earning a second-place ribbon ...

New shelter house open in Toronto

Toronto Parks and Recreation Director Rod Henry has announced the opening of the new shelter house at the Michael Simpson Park. Located next to the new playground, the shelter is open to the public at any time, but in order to have the electric turned on and the rest rooms open, reservations ...

Ohio Valley Chorale practices begin Monday

In preparation for its Christmas concert, the Ohio Valley Chorale will resume rehearsals from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., beginning Monday at First Westminster Presbyterian Church, located at 235 N. Fourth St., Steubenville. Rehearsals continue every Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. through the first week of ...

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'Facing the Giants’ actor to lead revival services MINGO JUNCTION — Actor Jason McLeod, who appeared in “Facing the Giants” and “Fireproof,” will be the featured speaker at weekend revival services hosted by Kolmont Community Church, located at 48 Finley Road, Mingo ...

Wintersville High School Class of 1959 celebrates 60-year reunion

Members of Wintersville High School’s Class of 1959 celebrated their 60-year reunion on Aug. 16 at St. Florian Event Center in Wintersville. Forty classmates were in attendance along with former teacher Paul Taylor and his wife, Phyllis. Classmates attending were, seated, from left, Pat ...

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Urban Mission Ministries held its Back-to-School Bash on Aug. 15 at the Seventh Street Plaza in Steubenville to distribute more than 1,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to area students in grades preschool through 12. The four-hour event also featured free food, games, informational ...

‘Congressional Champion’ embraces digital tools

STEUBENVILLE — Whether it’s the Labor Day holiday or any time of year, small businesses might be inclined to use digital tools to communicate with customers, collaborate internally or work with other businesses. And that’s effective in today’s technology environment, according to ...

Extension scheduling organic production walk

STEUBENVILLE — Organic agriculture is a food production system that takes an ecological approach and focuses on techniques that improve conservation, biodiversity, and healthy soils. Foods labeled as “organic” follow the USDA’s National Organic Program standards — that is, these ...