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Methodist churches beginning to reopen

STEUBENVILLE — Finley United Methodist Church will be reopening its doors for inside, in-person worship services Sunday at 10:45 a.m., joining other Methodist churches in the Ohio Valley District that have or are in the process of following suit by adhering to pandemic guidelines and ...

Funds for Fiona

Fiona is a stray cat who has been living at the Hancock County Humane Foundation. “She has a very special place in our heart because she was living outside the shop until I contacted the foundation,” explained Vanessa Roberts of Sweet Temptations Pastry Shop at 366 Lindberg Way, Weirton. ...

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Registration under way for online summer reading program: ‘Imagine Your Story’ WEIRTON — The Mary H. Weir Public Library is accepting registrations for its online summer reading program, CSLP’s “Imagine Your Story.” “Summer reading is for all ages — toddlers through ...

Sycamore Center and Urban Mission partnering for summer food program

STEUBENVILLE — Partnering with Urban Mission Ministries, the Sycamore Youth and Community Center will continue to offer summer meals for pickup each Friday while mobilizing its efforts by combining with the Urban Mission Mobile Food Pantry, according to Bobbyjon Bauman, center ...

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Serbian Men’s Club chicken blasts returning Wednesday at Serbian Picnic Grounds WEIRTON — The Serbian Men’s Club chicken blasts held at the Serbian Picnic Grounds of Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church are returning this week. A volunteer with the group noted the chicken ...

Coronavirus food assistance program available for farms

STEUBENVILLE — COVID-19 has hit the agricultural industry hard, notes Erika Lyon, agriculture and natural resources educator, Ohio State University Extension Jefferson and Harrison counties Market prices for major commodities have fallen sharply since COVID-19 reached the United States in ...

Tri-State Young Marines promoted

Four members of the Tri-State Young Marines, headquartered in Weirton, were promoted during the unit’s drill night held June 9. The four members of the unit stood before a promotion board which convened on June 2. The promotion board evaluated each candidate’s prior performance in the ...

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Steubenville Arts Association sets sights on Sept. 16 meeting STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Art Association will hold its first meeting of 2020 beginning at 5 p.m. on Sept. 16 in the conference room of Historic Fort Steuben, 120 S. Third St. It begins with a covered-dish dinner with ...

Campus News

Northeast Ohio Medical University Anna Plummer of Chester graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) with a doctorate in medicine and a master’s degree in medical ethics and humanities in a virtual commencement ceremony held May 2. She is the daughter of Ron and Jeannie ...

Women’s Golf

Cadiz Women’s Golf League “Three Blind Mice” was the play of the day June 10 for the Cadiz Women’s Golf League. Hostesses were Bonnie Beetham and Tracy Amos. The winners were: A flight, Tracey Amos; B flight, Sandy Terek; and C flight, Judy Crawshaw. The “Putt Pot” was ...

Steubenville Saddle Club kicks off show season on Sunday

RICHMOND — The Steubenville Saddle Club’s 2020 Saturday Night Lights Fun Series kicked off June 6 at the club grounds located at 8675 state Route 152, Richmond, with the other two fun series shows set for Aug. 1 and Sept. 26. For those Saturday events, the arena opens at 6 p.m. with ...

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Library’s summer reading club being handled differently STEUBENVILLE — It’s summer, and that means time for summer reading at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County. The library’s “Summer Reading Challenge, Imagine Your Story” begins June 22 and continues ...

Toronto mural additions

The Air Force and Navy mural inside the Toronto American Legion Post 86 has two additions to it, courtesy of artist Susan Kulstad. It now includes depictions of 2nd Lt. Robert Barnes, a pilot in the Army-Air Force who was MIA and killed in 1945, and Ronald Manning, who was killed in 1975 and ...

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Art exhibition featuring three area artists to open Saturday at Weirton Area Museum WEIRTON — Defining Voices, an art exhibition featuring the paintings of Dale Biesecker, Bob Dombrowski and Jaci Rice, will open at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center, located ...

Service Above Self scholarships awarded

STEUBENVILLE — Four area high school graduates were this year’s recipients of the annual Service Above Self Scholarships presented by the Rotary Club of Steubenville. Each was awarded a $1,000 scholarship for his or her work at school, community, church and home that included writing an ...

Bay Six Project details new arts initiative to showcase student talent

MINGO JUNCTION — The Bay Six Project’s new arts initiative — Bay Six: Arts — aims to showcase Ohio Valley students’ artistic abilities. Each month will feature a new arts contest with a new theme, according to Bobby Westfall, Bay Six Project founder. The theme for June is ...

Senior nutrition program continues in Brooke County

FOLLANSBEE — The Brooke County Committee on Aging has been continuing the senior nutrition program, with meals available for takeout only from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday at the Brooke County Senior Center at 948 Main St. The center hasn’t resumed other activities at this ...

Cove Presbyterian Church presents scholarships

The Cove Presbyterian Church of Weirton presented four scholarships on June 7. The Helen T. Hamill Scholarship was begun by Carl and Jerry Hamill in memory of their mother, a longtime teacher in the Hancock County system. The scholarships are open to all four high schools in Hancock and Brooke ...

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East Springfield center hosting pick-up dinner EAST SPRINGFIELD — The East Springfield Community Recreation and Service Center will be hosting a fundraiser dinner from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, but it will be carryout only. The menu will include chicken tetrazinni, green beans, ...