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Mural, Red Cross topics for woman’s club

STEUBENVILLE — The OFWC-GFWC Woman’s Club of Steubenville announced its plans to sponsor a mural as a legacy to its many years of service to the community and learned about a coming structure change in the American Red Cross that will not, however, impact long-standing services provided by ...

Promoting events in Toronto

George Komar, co-chair of the Campbell-Dickinson 5K Run, Bike, Walk, had an informational display recently at the Prime Time Senior Center in Steubenville to promote the ninth-annual Campbell-Dickinson 5K, which will begin at 10 a.m. on March 21 at the Toronto Emergency Medical Services ...

Farm tax update meeting scheduled March 24 in Cadiz

STEUBENVILLE — Ohio State University Extension will host a farm tax update meeting on March 24 at the Harrison County Fairgrounds, 550 Grant St., Cadiz, in the commercial building. The meeting will run from 6 p.m. to 8pm, and refreshments will be provided. The guest speaker is David ...

Ties & Tiaras Prom Extravaganza taking shape

It’s beginning to look a lot like prom time at the Seventh Street Plaza in downtown Steubenville where Tiffany Beckwith, community engagement director for Urban Mission Ministries, has been organizing a first-time event called Ties & Tiaras Prom Extravaganza. The free event, which will ...

Community happenings from throughout the area

Ohio History Alliance to hold local meeting March 21 at Fort STEUBENVILLE — The annual meeting of Region 5 of the Ohio Local History Alliance will be held at Historic Fort Steuben on March 21. The organization welcomes representatives and volunteers from historic sites and museums in ...

Historical society plans evening of country music

RICHMOND — The Richmond Community Historical Society will be hosting its annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration with an evening of country music on from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday at the Glenn Mills Community/Senior Center at 7576 state Route 152 S. Plans for the event were made during ...

We’re all apt to collect something or other

Everybody and everything collects something or other. A reporter collects information. A detective collects evidence. A bank collects interest. A lab collects samples. A landlord collects rent. A fan collects memorabilia. My furniture collects dust. And Better Half collects ...

Campus News

Baylor University Law School Baylor University Law School in Waco, Texas, conferred degrees on 45 students during winter commencement exercises held Feb. 8 at First Baptist Church of Waco. Among them was Benjamin Joseph Erste of Bloomingdale.

Community news from around the area

Weirton church welcomes new minister to pulpit WEIRTON — On March 1, the congregation of the First Christian Church of Weirton welcomed its new minister, Pastor Mark Mayer, and his wife, Brenda. Commissioned in 2018, Mayer has been a guest minister at several local churches since 2011 ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Hey Tomorrow Where Are We Going?” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Zone Defense.” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Blowin’ in the Wind.” - Calvary Community Memorial Baptist Church, Steubenville: ...

Giant colon with a mission returns to area

STEUBENVILLE — A group of students from Trinity School of Nursing took an unusual field trip Thursday. They went inside a giant inflatable colon that was part of an educational exhibit on display at the Prime Time Senior Center at 300 Lovers Lane, Steubenville. The 10-foot high, 20-foot ...

Community happenings from throughout the area

OVYN/Sycamore Youth Center free benefit dinner March 12 STEUBENVILLE — Two special awards will be presented when the Ohio Valley Youth Network/Sycamore Youth Center holds its annual fundraising banquet on March 12 at Steubenville High School’s Commons. The free benefit dinner is open ...

Wintersville club welcomes sheriff as speaker

WINTERSVILLE — The Rev. Ashley Steele, executive director of Urban Mission Ministries, will be the guest speaker when Wintersville Woman’s Club members gather for their noon luncheon and business meeting on March 19 at St. Florian Event Center in Wintersville. Members are reminded to ...

Community news from around the area

Richmond artist’s works part of new exhibition in Wheeling WHEELING — A new exhibition and educational series that offers an approach to aging through the eyes of a dozen artists opens today at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center and includes the works of Ohio watercolorist ...

Unionport Chapter OES officers installed

The installation of officers of the Unionport Chapter No. 360 Order of the Eastern Star was held with all 18 officers installed. Sister Pat Smith, right, and Brother Jerry Crow were installed as worthy matron and worthy patron. Also installed were: Associate matron, Stephanie Burch; associate ...

Community news from around the area

Dance Thursday at Weirton Senior Center open to public WEIRTON — The Greater Weirton Senior Citizens Center at 3425 Main St., Weirton, welcomes the public to its next dance, which will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday. Light Touch will provide live entertainment. The doors ...

Mission food pantry off to a ‘Fresh’ start

STEUBENVILLE — The food pantry operated by Urban Mission Ministries has had varied names in its history, including God’s Pantry and in more recent years, the Client Choice Pantry. Today, however, it becomes the “Fresh Market,” and that’s for a couple of reasons, according to the ...

YWCA ‘Taking the Lead’ series continues Wednesday

STEUBENVILLE — The YWCA of Steubenville’s “Taking the Lead” series continues Wednesday, providing an informal morning forum in which “women empower women,” according to Sophie Spencer, executive director. Held at the YWCA located at 320 N. Fourth St., the series offers Ohio Valley ...

Community briefs

Veterans satellite office open Wednesday in Dillonvale STEUBENVILLE — The satellite office of the Jefferson County Veterans Service Commission will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Dillonvale City Building, 135 School St., Dillonvale, to assist veterans, dependents of veterans ...

Jefferson County Township Association holds Burger Night

EAST SPRINGFIELD — The Jefferson County Township Association’s second-annual Burger Night was held Feb. 17 at Ohio Catering at the Countryside. The event was occasion for Jefferson County trustees and elected officials to congregate for a picnic menu and hear updates on a variety of ...